As autumn quarter 2019 began, the Milgard Women’s Initiative (MWI) launched the inaugural year of the mentorship program. 22 graduate students from the MBA and MSBA programs were individually matched with mentors from the South Sound area and met for an orientation dinner at Pacific Grill Event Center.
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Move the Field Forward: 52nd annual student research papers showcase the future of intelligent technology
In 2019, The International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), and The Center for Business Analytics (CBA) collaborated to promote and disseminate research and applications among academicians and professionals interested in theory, methodologies and applications in major understanding of intelligent service systems. The awards encourage a culture shift for scholars and professionals to come together in order to greater progress in these fields.
Using design thinking -- founded on ideation, prototyping and testing -- a new program will leverage campus and community resources for local and global solutions.
A military base economic impact study conducted by UW Tacoma’s Center for Business Analytics shows just how strong the linkages are between JBLM and the South Sound community.
On November 20, 2018, faculty and staff at the Milgard School of Business hosted a special visit by His Excellency Kassa Tekleberhan, Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States. Dean Howard Smith, Associate Dean Altaf Merchant, and Stan Emert, Executive Director (Interim) for Leadership and Social Responsibility, hosted the Ethiopian delegation in a campus tour and dinner.
The City of Tacoma has proclaimed November 12th through the 16th to be Joint Base Lewis-McChord Week, in recognition of the impact of the base on our region and to celebrate the people of JBLM and all that they bring to our community.
Natalie Garces, '18 Marketing, placed second in a social-responsibility case competition, which led to a Microsoft gig, a slot in the Husky 100 and an upcoming master's degree.
A team from the Milgard Center for Business Analytics is helping determine the economic impact of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord workforce.
With initial funding from the Gary E. Milgard Foundation, The Milgard Success Center launched in November 2017. The focus of the Success Center is to work with the local South Sound community to assess employment needs, encourage internships and fill open permanent positions with current Milgard students and alumni.
In 2018, The Center for Business Analytics (CBA) at Milgard School of Business, International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP), and International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) partnered to promote and disperse research among students and professionals with the objective of understanding intelligent service systems.