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MBA Class of 2019

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. …

Students with Warren Buffett

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 …

Poets and Quants Best & Brightest 2019 Michael Hilfiker

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

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 Spring 2019 NYC Trip

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 …

Nicholas Center MBAs Support Our Core Mission to Promote the Careers of Women in Finance

April 2, 2019

On March 26, 2019, a group of Nicholas Center MBAs led a panel discussion for UW’s Women in Finance & Accounting (“WiFA”).  The Nicholas Center MBA panelists included Emma Ebert, Hailey Nguyen, Ann Jiang, Angela Lee …

Why Machine Learning is the Gold Standard for Finance: A Nicholas Center Student Perspective

March 21, 2019

[Caleb White is a first year MBA student at the Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business.  Caleb utilized one of his electives to take a new course …

MBA Student Spotlight: Mary Roberts & the Nicholas Center's Value Proposition

March 1, 2019

This article profiles Mary Roberts (1st year MBA student), who will be interning this summer as an Equity Research Associate at Bank of America in New York City. The Nicholas Center’s Growth Mindset The Nicholas …

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