The latest news, events, speakers, and the impact of national and international news on the financial world from the Nicholas Center.

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Our Amazon Consulting Project: Quantifying the Impacts of Chinese Tariffs on Amazon and its U.S. Retail Consumers

December 20, 2018

Earlier this month, a team of Nicholas Center MBA students delivered their recommendations to Amazon as they quantified the impacts of Chinese tariffs on Amazon and its U.S. retail consumers.  This project provided an original …

My Experience at JP Morgan Wealth Management Summit

December 13, 2018

I was recently invited to attend the Wealth Management Diversity Summit at J.P. Morgan in New York City, and was honored to represent the Wisconsin School of Business. This two-day seminar was an opportunity for …

Team UW-Madison Takes 3rd Place in College Federal Reserved Challenge

December 13, 2018

The College Federal Reserve Challenge is a competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve that is aimed at increasing awareness and knowledge of the workings in the Federal Reserve System. The national level competition requires each …

Brad Chandler, Director of Nicholas Center Featured in Update Magazine

December 7, 2018

The Fall 2018 issue of Update magazine’s cover story features Nicholas Center Director, Brad Chandler, and his course on cryptocurrencies. The course was offered for the first time during the Fall 2018 semester and includes 50 …

A Sample Consulting Project Built Into Our Curriculum: Early Stage Modeling and Valuation

November 27, 2018

Earlier this month, a project team (4 Nicholas Center students and I) completed an important milestone in our Applied Corporate Finance class.  Our team was asked to lead an Early Stage Financial Modeling & Valuation …

Alum Discusses Automation & the Impact on Finance Professionals

November 27, 2018

David Hanley, Nicholas Center alum (’15) and Senior Associate at Innosight (a Clayton Christensen strategy consulting firm), spoke to the Nicholas Center on November 16th, as part of our Applied Learning Series. David has extensive …

Our Chicago Trek: A Student Perspective

November 21, 2018

On Friday, November 9th, Nicholas Center students and Director Brad Chandler traveled to Chicago to meet with several companies to learn about current trends and topics in finance. Our first stop was at the beautiful …

Our Chicago Trek: A Director's Perspective

November 19, 2018

On November 9, the Nicholas Center completed its fall trek to Chicago.  Our treks are important parts of our program that allow students to get outside of Madison and connect with distinguished business leaders in …

Nicholas Center Analysts Advance to National Level in the Federal Reserve Challenge

November 7, 2018

Two Nicholas Center Analysts, Thomas Costello and Patrick Sweeney, were members of a team of UW-Madison undergraduates that competed in the regional Federal Reserve Challenge held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The mock …

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