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Whistleblower Panel Featured at State Farm Ethics Lecture

Sep 21 2017 11:30 AM | » Full Article Whistleblower Panel Featured at State Farm Ethics Lecture
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business renewed its tradition of championing business ethics with the annual State Farm Ethics Lecture held September 20 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The event featured a whistleblower panel moderated by Dana Gold of the Government Accountability Project (GAP). She credited Nebraska with being a leading player in the arena of business ethics in higher education.

State Farm Ethics Speaker Frank Bucaro Discussed Key Issues in Business Ethics

Nov 4 2016 4:00 PM | » Full Article State Farm Ethics Speaker Frank Bucaro Discussed Key Issues in Business Ethics
Frank Bucaro, a leading expert and advocate of the power of ethical leadership in business, presented “The Trust Puzzle: A Leader’s Guide to Ethics in Business,” to an audience of more than 1,200 November 3 as a part of the State Farm Ethics Lecture Series at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration. Bucaro spoke to the CBA community at the Lied Center for Performing Arts about the importance of ethics in business today regarding the moral spiral of making a decision and the consequences that come after.

State Farm Ethics Lecture Series Presents Frank Bucaro

Oct 28 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration hosts the annual State Farm Ethics Lecture featuring Frank Bucaro on Thursday, November 3, 3:30 p.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Bucaro, a leading expert and advocate on the power of ethical leadership in business, will present “The Trust Puzzle: A Leader’s Guide to Ethics in Business.” The event is free and open to the public.

Auto Expert Challenges Students to Tell Truth at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series

Sep 17 2015 2:30 PM | » Full Article Auto Expert Challenges Students to Tell Truth at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series
Jason Vines, automotive public relations expert, spoke to a crowd of over 2,000 College of Business Administration students at the State Farm Ethics Lecture Series delivered at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Wednesday, September 16. His talk was titled, “Why Do We Have Such a Hard Time Telling the Truth?”

CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking

Mar 5 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Construction of UNL's new College of Business Administration Building launched with a ceremonial turning of dirt on March 4.

An estimated 350 attended the groundbreaking ceremony, which was held inside the Kauffman Academic Residential Center and near the site of the new building at 14th and Vine streets.

Retired Marine Colonel Stresses Integrity at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series

Nov 5 2014 3:30 PM | » Full Article Retired Marine Colonel Stresses Integrity at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series
More than 2,000 College of Business Administration students attended the fall State Farm Ethics Lecture Series to hear Col. Arthur J. Athens, U.S. Marine Corps speak about the importance of integrity in one’s life at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Athens, director of the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, told students he puts a premium on people who maintain a consistent self in all situations.

CBA Climbed 21 Spots in Latest U.S. News Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings

Sep 10 2014 11:30 AM | » Full Article
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration jumped 21 spots to No. 51 in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of undergraduate business programs. There were 429 schools listed in the latest rankings based on an assessment survey conducted in the spring of 2014. U.S. News surveyed deans and senior faculty at each undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and asked them to rate the overall quality of the undergraduate business program at each university.

State Farm Gift Supports CBA Business Ethics Program

Apr 16 2014 9:00 AM | » Full Article State Farm Gift Supports CBA Business Ethics Program
State Farm donated close to $36,000 to three programs at the University of Nebraska including the UNL College of Business Administration business ethics program. The other programs receiving donations include the Nebraska Transportation Center and the Nebraska College Preparatory Academy.

Over 2,000 Business Students Fill Lied Center for Business Ethics Lecture

Oct 11 2013 3:00 PM | » Full Article Over 2,000 Business Students Fill Lied Center for Business Ethics Lecture
David Callahan, an ethics advocate and author of the books The Cheating Culture and The Moral Center, spoke to over 2,000 business students on Thursday, October 3, in the Lied Center for Performing Arts, as part of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Business Ethics Program State Farm Ethics Day Lecture.  
 

New Ethics E-Newsletter Launched at CBA

Apr 29 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article New Ethics E-Newsletter Launched at CBA
The newly formed CBA Student Ethics Board is standing by ready to offer their take on ethical dilemmas in the new monthly advice e-newsletter called Beyond the Bottom Line. The first issue hit student inboxes in March and will continue to provide students a forum for addressing tough ethical choices they come across in their daily lives.

Inaugural Beyond the Bottom Line Luncheon Hosts 90

Apr 19 2013 3:00 PM | » Full Article Inaugural Beyond the Bottom Line Luncheon Hosts 90
The Business Ethics Program at CBA hosted its inaugural “Beyond the Bottom Line” Luncheon with more than 90 guests from the business community on February 19 in the Wick Alumni Center. The keynote speaker was Dr. Mark Whitacre, Fortune 500 executive turned FBI informant.

Over 70 Percent of CBA Students Sign Ethics Code

Apr 15 2013 11:30 AM | » Full Article Over 70 Percent of CBA Students Sign Ethics Code
More than 70 percent of undergraduate students currently enrolled at the UNL College of Business Administration have given their signature of support to the CBA ethics code. The student-written ethics code and belief statement were launched at the State Farm Ethics Day Lecture last year.

New Student Ethics Board to Serve CBA Students

Apr 9 2013 11:30 AM | » Full Article New Student Ethics Board to Serve CBA Students
A new Student Ethics Board at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration was formed to serve as a resource to their peers on ethical issues. Nine undergraduate students were selected, based on their responses to a sample dilemma, to offer advice to their fellow students on every day ethical dilemmas.

Business Students Set Example By Competing in Ethics Bowl

Mar 6 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article Business Students Set Example By Competing in Ethics Bowl
Students at CBA continue to lead by example when it comes to practicing the ethics principles taught at the college. CBA students Aakriti Agrawal and Karanbir Hundal both competed as part of UNL’s Ethics Bowl team in Boulder, Colo.

Former FBI Informant Featured at Ethics Day Lecture

Feb 20 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article Former FBI Informant Featured at Ethics Day Lecture
Dr. Mark Whitacre, Fortune 500 executive turned FBI informant, spoke to over 1,600 business students at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on the importance of making the right decisions. The event was held as part of the Business Ethics Program’s Spring Ethics Day Lecture.

Ethics Advocate Bill O'Rourke Speaks to CBA Students at Lied Center

Sep 26 2012 12:00 PM | » Full Article Ethics Advocate Bill O'Rourke Speaks to CBA Students at Lied Center
Eavesdropping on business deals at the airport, accepting extravagant gifts from clients, having a co-worker display a Confederate flag in the work place – these are just a few of the ethical issues that were discussed with CBA students at the fall 2012 Ethics Day Lecture.

Business Ethics Program Receives Boost from State Farm Insurance

Feb 20 2012 11:09 AM | » Full Article Business Ethics Program Receives Boost from State Farm Insurance
State Farm Insurance gave a $15,000 grant to the CBA Business Ethics Program. The grant will help publish a business ethics booklet and create a code of ethics reference card for students. State Farm will also sponsor an ethics lecture in the fall.

Student Ethics Code Launches for CBA Students

Feb 10 2012 10:30 AM | » Full Article Student Ethics Code Launches for CBA Students
Wall Street, Fortune 500 Companies and businesses across the world continually discuss the importance of ethics in business. A group of CBA students decided to stop talking and start doing, writing a new student ethics code.

Dr. Lawrence Interviewed on the Ethics of iPhones

Feb 3 2012 11:34 AM | » Full Article Dr. Lawrence Interviewed on the Ethics of iPhones
Recent charges of mistreatment of workers who create and manufacture Apple products have led to ethics questions for iPhone users. Dr. Janice Lawrence, director of the business ethics program at CBA, was interviewed by Business News Daily regarding her views on the situation.

Business Ethics are Focus for CBA Students

Dec 15 2011 8:29 AM | » Full Article Business Ethics are Focus for CBA Students
The Business Ethics program at the UNL College of Business Administration is ranked as the third strongest program in the Big Ten conference by Businessweek. The program is integrated into over 90 percent of business classes and visiting speakers are a large component of the program.

Fraud Examination Students Learn Assessment Skills on Real World Project

Dec 8 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article Fraud Examination Students Learn Assessment Skills on Real World Project
College of Business Administration accountancy students who take the Fraud Examination class are learning exactly what it takes to prevent fraud. Dr. Janice Lawrence is helping students take on real world fraud risk assessment reviews of local non-profits that benefit both the community and the students.

Business Ethics Program Brings Whistleblower Tour to Packed Student Audience

Oct 7 2011 8:59 AM | » Full Article Business Ethics Program Brings Whistleblower Tour to Packed Student Audience
The College of Business Administration recently hosted a panel of prominent whistleblowers through the efforts of Dr. Janice Lawrence and the Business Ethics program. The panelists included Gary Aguirre, a former prosecutor for the SEC, who spent years of his life fighting corruption in the agency.

Championing Business Ethics at the UNL College of Business

Oct 27 2010 12:09 PM | » Full Article Championing Business Ethics at the UNL College of Business

When students enroll in a course at the UNL College of Business they are usually signing up for an Ethics course whether they are aware of it or not. That is because ethics issues reach into over 90% of the courses currently being taught at the College. Janice Lawrence a professor at the School of Accountancy has been leading the efforts to integrate Ethics into the student experience for over ten years.