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Successful Fall Annual Advisory Board & Alumni Event

October 17, 2019

The Nicholas Center hosted its annual Advisory Board and Alumni event in Grainger Hal on October 11th. Our meeting was a huge success with almost 100 attendees-students, alumni, board members and our Exact Sciences Panelists …

Introducing the New MBA Students & Analysts

September 11, 2019

The Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking is excited to start off the 2019-2020 academic year with our talented group of students

Summer Reading Favorites from the Nicholas Center

September 11, 2019

Billion Dollar Whale by Wright & Hope Our Rating: ★★★★★ Amazon Rating: ★★★★1/2 Observations:  Exhilarating read about Jho Low (“Gatsby with a bigger bank account”) and the Malaysian 1MDB scandal where billions of dollars were …

Congratulations to the class of 2019

May 15, 2019

Spring commencement is always bitter sweet and this year was no different. Eleven students received a Corporate Finance & Investment Banking MBA, each surrounded by their peers, family members and staff from the Nicholas Center. …

Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting

May 15, 2019

On May 4th, nine Wisconsin School of Business MBA students had the incredible opportunity to see world-renowned investor Warren Buffett and his partner Charlie Munger.  The Graduate Finance Organization hosted a weekend trip to attend …

Nicholas Center Student Selected as One of Poets & Quants Best & Brightest MBAs of 2019

May 6, 2019

Congrats to Michael Hilfiker, Nicholas Center MBA Class of 2019, for being selected to Poets & Quants Best & Brightest MBAs 2019! This is a big deal – only 100 MBAs are awarded this honor from …

Nicholas Center Hosts Interactive Blockchain Workshop

May 6, 2019

Earlier this semester, we hosted an Interactive Blockchain Workshop open to all MBA and undergraduate students in our Finance & Analytics Lab. This hands-on session advanced our students’ abstract notion of blockchain to a more …

Nicholas Center New York City Trip

April 24, 2019

In the second week of April, 16 Nicholas Center students traveled to Manhattan to meet and network with several influential finance professionals and participate in various cultural and social activities. Our agenda included: Talking trading …

The Antitrust M&A Regulatory Review Process and the AT&T / Time Warner Deal

April 5, 2019

On March 29, Michael Hilfiker delivered his presentation on the Antitrust M&A Regulatory Review Process and the AT&T / Time Warner Deal.  Michael is a 2nd year Nicholas Center MBA student who has significant antitrust experience …

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