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Keaton Nankivil Received Jerred Service Award

May 22, 2020

Keaton Nankivil received the Jerred Service Award for his service activities while pursuing his MBA in Finance and maintaining a GPA of 3.75 or higher. Keaton’s contributions are noteworthy for the outreach work he has …

NIBC Wrap Up

March 20, 2020

Earlier this month, three of my classmates and I had the opportunity to represent the Nicholas Center and the Wisconsin MBA Program in the final round of the National Investment Banking Competition (NIBC) in Vancouver. …

Cryptocurrency Video Available

March 5, 2020

In the fall, Wisconsin Public Television filmed Brad Chandler’s presentation on Cryptocurrencies in front of a live audience at the Fluno Center. This video can now be viewed through University Place, a website that turns …

Applied Learning - Mergers and Acquisitions with S.C. Johnson

March 2, 2020

Senior executives from SC Johnson; Kristi Peterson (Nicholas Center Board Member), Chris Peery and Jon Ferch, gave a talk to our students about how SC Johnson thinks about mergers and acquisitions (M&A).  They provided excellent …

Finance MBA Students Advance to Global IB Competition

February 25, 2020

Congratulations to Andrew Lamers, Hailey Nguyen, Joseph Liter and Mason Bourne for advancing to the Final Round of the National Investment Banking Competition – the largest investment banking case competition in the world. The Wisconsin …

2020 Global Trip to Germany and Croatia Provide Opportunities for Students to Experience Global Businesses

February 14, 2020

Each year over winter break, the Wisconsin MBA Program offers students the opportunity to participate in an international trip.  In addition to providing students with global business experience and opportunities to network with leaders from …

An invitation to join us for a discussion about a new finance book - Zuckerman's The Man Who Solved the Market!

January 8, 2020

What are you reading this Winter Break?  The Nicholas Center is diving into Zuckerman’s The Man Who Solved the Market about Jim Simons and Renaissance Technologies (one of the most successful hedge funds of all …

Teddy Weber Presents on Search Funds

December 12, 2019

Teddy Weber, a Nicholas Center Analyst and BBA student majoring in Finance and Real Estate, gave an excellent presentation on Search Funds as a tool for MBAs looking to gain CEO experience early in their …

Are You Investment Banking Bound?

January 2, 2013

Investment banking is a highly competitive and extremely challenging industry. The hours are long and critical thinking and attention to detail is mandatory, but the pay is amazing. Individuals in investment banking find themselves working …

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