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MWI Mentorship Meeting 2019

Milgard Women’s Initiative Launches Mentorship Program

October 9, 2019

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.

Milgard Faculty Haluk Demirkan at HICCS ceremony in Hawaii

Move the Field Forward: 52nd annual student research papers showcase the future of intelligent technology

September 24, 2019

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.

"The Infantryman" statue at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Putting a Number on the Impact of JBLM

December 18, 2018

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.

Ambassador Kassa Tekleberhan, Ethiopian ambassador to the United States. Dean Howard Smith, Associate Dean Altaf Merchant, and Stan Emert, Executive Direct

Milgard School Hosts Ethiopian Ambassador

December 12, 2018

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.

Economic Impact Analysis Program

December 9, 2018

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, UW Tacoma 2018 graduate

Natalie Garces: The Responsible Marketer

June 6, 2018

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.

Student interacting with employers at the 2018 business industry & career fair

Milgard's Success Center: an update connecting employers with students!

May 23, 2018

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.

Milgard Faculty Haluk Demirkan in Hawaii

Moving the field forward: student paper award results for future-tech research

March 1, 2018

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.

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