Gordon Shaw, Research Chemist, Mass and Force Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, has some advice for students eyeing the future: focus on the present.
With a personal and professional résumé of titles such as student, teacher, geoscientist, college faculty member, mother and wife, Tina Nielsen has a history of juggling multiple responsibilities, and, consequently, fostering a multitude of talents.
After earning his PhD in educational administration in 2001, James T. Minor worked as a researcher and professor and later at the Southern Education Foundation — but then the White House called.
John Considine, a materials research engineer with the Forest Products Laboratory on UW–Madison’s campus, is an exemplary model of academic determination.
A passion for public service and foreign languages has taken Alison Patz around the world and back. She spent time in Morocco with the Peace Corps, attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs for a master’s degree, and traveled to Egypt on a Boren fellowship.
To some, the path to take after an MBA is obvious — work at a large investment bank or research firm somewhere like Wall Street.
Peter Johnson’s MBA from the University of Wisconsin–Madison was a crucial stepping stone on his way to his dream job in investing at Mairs and Power, Inc.
Owning your own small business can be tough but armed with an MBA from UW–Madison, Greyson Colvin’s agricultural investment company is thriving.
Philip Wells’ PhD allows him to have the best of both worlds. He gets to work in his favorite city — Madison, Wisconsin — for one of the most successful companies in the world — Google.
Kwadwo Owusu-Ofori took advantage of on-campus leadership opportunities during his PhD in pharmaceutical sciences to walk away from the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a unique blend of business acumen and scientific knowledge.