Category Archives: Business and Economics

AI Innovations at Work: The Impact of AI on Healthcare, Business, and Industry

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Nick Meyers

Regional professionals and UWSP faculty were in attendance to explore, learn and network as thought leaders gave a glimpse of AI’s transformative potential and uncovered cutting-edge solutions during the AI Innovations at Work: The Impact of AI on Healthcare, Business, and Industry one-day conference at UW-Stevens Point on Feb. 23. [View Photos] Presenters (read full […]

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Driving the Green Book author featured during UWSP Black History Month event

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Alvin Hall

International broadcaster, author and financial educator Alvin Hall recounted inspiring and heartbreaking tales of America’s racial history during a Black History Month event on Feb. 21. Hall spoke to nearly 300 campus and community members about his journey to write his latest work, “Driving the Green Book: A Road Trip Through the Living History of […]

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Teamwork is dreamwork

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Arianna Mueller Teamwork blog

No matter what environment you end up in, teamwork is an inevitable fact of professional environments. While I’m sure we would all love team members who put in a consistent amount of work on their fair share of the task at hand, sadly, it often doesn’t turn out that way. Figuring out how to navigate […]

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Job Growth

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CBEI Blog - Job Growth

In January, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its preliminary estimate for fourth quarter 2023 economic growth in the United States. Economic growth is measured by changes in Gross Domestic Product, which is the value of goods and services produced in a given time period. Although rising interest rates slowed the economy in the first […]

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Social Security – Too Much to Retirees?

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Social Security

2024 will likely be another year of wrangling over government expenditures by Congress. Social Security is the largest government expenditure and expected to grow in the future due to the aging of the American population. Does Social Security pay too much to retirees? This blog provides a quick example of what Social Security typically pays to […]

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2023 Global Stock Market Review

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2023 Global Stock Market Review

2023 began with more pessimism than optimism for global economies and stock markets. Global inflation was rampant in 2022; as a result, central banks around the world began raising interest rates in an effort to battle inflation through lower economic growth and consumer demand. Stock prices reflect expectations of future corporate profitability, so higher interest […]

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International graduate overcomes challenges to excel at UW-Stevens Point

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Yulong Tang with CPS Dean Rebecca Sommer

When Yulong Tang arrived in Stevens Point in January 2019, she did not speak any English. A native of Inner Mongolia, China, Tang had heard of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point from her mother. Her first course at UW-Stevens Point was through the English as a Second Language program. Six months later, the program closed, […]

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How to be successful studying at UW-Stevens Point

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During high school, I got told, “This won’t fly in college,” so many times I can’t even count. Well, they were right. Growing up I was the kid that got easy A’s by doing the bare minimum, even passing my AP courses that way. When I got to college, I assumed it would be the […]

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How to get the most out of Pro Events

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Etiquette Lunch

One of the best things about being a business student at UWSP is the Smiley Professional Events, better known as Pro Events. These events can range anywhere from practicing your manners at an etiquette dinner, to chatting with UWSP’s various Corporate Partners, and even internship expos. With more than 300 events throughout the year, it […]

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Economic Review 2023 and What’s Ahead for 2024

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Kevin Bahr, CBEI

This report will provide a summary of the 2023 performance for a myriad of economic measures and offer a glimpse of what’s on the economic horizon for 2024. In addition, the underlying factors that drove the economic changes in 2023 will be explored. Overall, and relative to most developed countries, the U.S. economy performed extremely […]

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