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Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business

Jan 20 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business
Dr. Gregory Hayden began his career as professor of economics at the College of Business in 1967. After 50 years of service, his ability to help students and colleagues study the world through the use of his social fabric matrix approach has helped transform the way people approach complex world situations.

Six MAIAA Students Take Site Visit to Northwestern College

Jan 19 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article Six MAIAA Students Take Site Visit to Northwestern College
First-year master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) student Ryan Christy took five fellow students to visit his alma mater, Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, on December 6. The two-year MAIAA program prepares graduates for careers in athletics so the visit centered around meeting Northwestern Athletic Director Earl Woudstra. A four-time national NAIA Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year, Wousdstra became the athletic director after retiring from coaching in 2011.

2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award Presented to Osiri

Jan 18 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article 2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award Presented to Osiri
Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, director of international business and associate professor of practice in management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business, received the 2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award as part of the MLK Week keynote address, Jan. 17 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The annual awards are given to individuals or groups who have contributed to the university or Lincoln by their exemplary action in promoting the goals and vision of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Registration Open for the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge

Jan 17 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Registration Open for the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge
The Center for Entrepreneurship will host the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge during the weekend of January 26-28 at Howard L. Hawks Hall. This event is open to students of all majors and colleges at the University of NebraskaLincoln. It costs just $10, which includes all meals, a t-shirt and prizes for the winners. 

Osiri Honored at Nebraska MLK Event

Jan 16 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, director of international business and associate professor of practice in management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business, receives the 2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award at the Martin Luther King Jr. annual keynote speech on Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. Nebraska celebrates a series of events honoring King from Jan. 12-19.

Clifton Builders Work to Increase Employee Engagement at Local Businesses

Jan 15 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Clifton Builders Work to Increase Employee Engagement at Local Businesses
The second cohort of Clifton Builders, a program of the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, provided consulting to local workplaces to help them assess and increase their work team engagement. Applying what they learned in Building a Life for Impact (MNGT 324B), 24 students created change and improvement for five workplaces in Lincoln including iSoft Data Systems, Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Nelnet, Speedway Motors and Spreetail.

Global Immersion Blog: Jennifer Torres in Australia

Jan 13 2018 10:00 PM | » Full Article Global Immersion Blog: Jennifer Torres in Australia
Jennifer Torres, a senior management major from Chicago, Illinois, will travel to Cairns and Sydney, Australia, December 26-January 7. Leading up to her trip abroad, she and her classmates learn more about the region as part of the “LEED” program, which stands for Leadership, Ethics, Entrepreneurship, and Design in Asia Pacific - Australia. Torres wanted to make her senior year her best yet by studying abroad for the second time and exploring and familiarizing herself with Australian culture. She said, “I am most looking forward to seeing the Great Barrier Reef and being a part of the first in the world to ring in the new year! Studying abroad was one of the best decisions I made in college and am grateful for the opportunity to go again.”

Accounting Pioneer Ellsworth Fulk Recognized in $2 Million Endowment Funds

Jan 12 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Accounting Pioneer Ellsworth Fulk Recognized in $2 Million Endowment Funds
The School of Accountancy received two major gifts totaling $2 million this year intended to help increase the ability of Nebraska to better compete with peers in the Big Ten conference. The anonymous endowments of $1 million each go to the creation of the Ellsworth L. Fulk Chair of Accountancy, and the Ellsworth L. Fulk Faculty and Ph.D. Student Development Fund.

10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business

Jan 11 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article 10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business
After serving as the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, Dr. Kathy Farrell became the 10th dean of the College of Business in December. In her relatively short time leading the college, Farrell has immersed herself in the job. The college’s Communications, Marketing and External Relations (CMER) team recently checked in with her to learn more about her and her thoughts on her new role and the future of the college.

Meghan Matt Global Immersion Blog From Panama

Jan 10 2018 7:30 PM | » Full Article Meghan Matt Global Immersion Blog From Panama
Meghan Matt, a sophomore international business major from Mound, Minnesota, will study abroad in Panama from December 27 to January 7. Matt chose to apply for the Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Panama program because she wanted to experience Latin American business culture. Leading up to their time in Panama, students develop a marketing plan for a Panamanian teakwood farmer and will work to implement it during their trip. She said, “I am most looking forward to meeting the local farmer who we have been writing a marketing plan for in class.” One of the college’s Distinguished International Business Scholars, she also plans to get an internship in China and spend a semester in Denmark while pursuing her degree at Nebraska.

Salters Recognize Family, Impact Students

Jan 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Salters Recognize Family, Impact Students
Impressed by the early designs of the new College of Business building, Peter and Nancy Salter appreciated the modern learning environment it would provide students. They knew being part of the Big Ten Conference put Nebraska in a new level of competition and they wanted to help students through a gift to the college.

A Family Legacy

Jan 8 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article A Family Legacy
The family of the late Donald O. Clifton ’48, ’49, ’59 and ’90 had long been connected to Nebraska. For two decades, he worked at Nebraska as a popular instructor and researcher, and it was at Nebraska where he first began his experimentation with strengths.  “My dad was born on a humble sheep farm in Butte, Nebraska. A regent scholar born with a little higher IQ than everyone else, he was a master teacher. He loved teaching kids. What he noticed was weaknesses don’t turn into strengths. For 40 years, nobody listened to him, but he never gave up,” shared Don’s son, Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup.

A Common Connection

Jan 4 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article A Common Connection
Tonn Ostergard ’81, CEO and chairman of Crete Carrier Corporation, and his wife, Holly ’80, agreed to chair the capital campaign for the College of Business in 2008. At the time, the fundraising goal of $28 million for additional scholarships and professorships seemed ambitious to Ostergard. Little did he know then, the amount ultimately raised would grow to more than three times the initial goal.

IT Manager Patrick Jungers Finds Quick Impact from Nebraska Online MBA

Dec 28 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
With the goal of career advancement, higher earning potential and knowledge of new business practices, business professionals of all ages are going back to school to earn their master’s degrees. According to the Financial Times, the leading global business publication ranked the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as one of the top places in the world to get an online MBA.

MAIAA Board Member Kyle Doperalski Advises Students

Dec 26 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article MAIAA Board Member Kyle Doperalski Advises Students
University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumnus Kyle Doperalski ’05 shared his career experience in athletics with the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) first-year students on October 30. For the last five-and-a-half years, Doperalski has worked as the associate athletics director of external operations at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota and also serves as an MAIAA advisory board member.

Actuarial Science Program Sets Sights Higher in 60th Year

Dec 20 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article Actuarial Science Program Sets Sights Higher in 60th Year
The Nebraska Actuarial Science Program celebrated its 60th Anniversary with a celebration and a new campaign called “60 Years: Raising the Bar to World Class.” The campaign brings awareness to its unique roots which Sue Vagts, David P. Hayes Memorial Chair and Ameritas Faculty Fellow, believes is critical to making Nebraska the leader in actuarial science education.

Global Immersion: Nicholas Thomssen Germany Blog

Dec 20 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article Global Immersion: Nicholas Thomssen Germany Blog
Nicholas Thomssen, a senior international business major, is interning at Labfolder, an electronic lab notebook software company in Berlin for six months beginning in July. As a part of the international business major, students can pursue an international internship. The Lincoln, Nebraska native studied abroad in Spain and knew he wanted to return to Europe. “I wanted to learn what it is like to live and work abroad,” he said. “I love meeting new people from different nationalities and am looking forward to gaining international work experience.”

Uptick in Expectations for Mid-2018

Dec 20 2017 2:00 AM | » Full Article Uptick in Expectations for Mid-2018
Economic growth is expected to remain solid in Nebraska through the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Message of Promise Delivered by Dr. Gwen Combs at Commencement

Dec 18 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article Message of Promise Delivered by Dr. Gwen Combs at Commencement
Dr. Gwen Combs, associate professor of management, delivered the commencement address at the graduate and professional degrees ceremony to 326 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students earning their degrees on Friday, December 15 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Her speech centered on Louis Armstrong's 1967 hit "What a Wonderful World."

Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye

Dec 18 2017 11:30 AM | » Full Article Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye
More than 300 business students received degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as the College of Business completed the first semester in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall building. To recognize students several College of Business events took place Friday, December 15, including the Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye in the Henrickson Family Atrium at Howard L. Hawks Hall.

Yes Chef Provides Gathering Place, Builds Community

Dec 15 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article Yes Chef Provides Gathering Place, Builds Community
Serving a variety of breakfast items, salads, sandwiches, soups and more, the new Yes Chef Café provides a gathering spot in Hawks Hall. Brandon Akert ’12, developed the first version of Yes Chef from a three minute business pitch for a Center for Entrepreneurship competition when earning his hospitality degree.

A New Format for Online Learning

Dec 13 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article A New Format for Online Learning
The look and style of online learning is transforming at the College of Business starting with courses in the highly-ranked MBA program. The new online format combines a consistent and organized structure with new technologies to make the online process clearer for students, so they can stress less and learn more.

NRC Health Announces Rising Star Scholars

Dec 11 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article NRC Health Announces Rising Star Scholars
NRC Health named two University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students Rising Star Scholars who set their minds on a career in sales or marketing. They included junior Amber Kohmetscher and senior Trevor Willenborg who received $2,000 to use toward their tuition and fees during the 2018 spring semester.

Business Learning Communities Find Value in Company Visits

Dec 7 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Business Learning Communities Find Value in Company Visits
University of NebraskaLincoln students in the Business Learning Communities (BLC) recently discovered the new College of Business classrooms are not the only place they learn. BLC students traveled to Omaha, Nebraska, to visit First National Bank and Union Pacific.

Second Cohort of Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Leadership Skills

Dec 5 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Second Cohort of Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Leadership Skills
Twenty-four College of Business students comprising the second cohort of Clifton Builders started their journey in the program this fall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The unique program of the Clifton Strengths Institute provides the opportunity for students to study and network with other entrepreneurial-minded individuals focused on changing the world in careers. 

Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business

Dec 1 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Kathy Farrell, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, has been named permanent dean of the College of Business pending approval by the Board of Regents, on Dec. 1. Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the appointment.

Students Transform into Philanthropists Through Strive to Thrive

Nov 30 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article Students Transform into Philanthropists Through Strive to Thrive
Business students in the Leading People and Projects (Management 411) class at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business became philanthropists this semester through a project called Strive to Thrive. While awarding $10,000 to local non-profits provided by Doris Buffett’s Learning by Giving Foundation, students learn both the importance of giving back and how to give responsibly.

Programming Growth Underscores Honors Academy Five-Year Anniversary

Nov 27 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article Programming Growth Underscores Honors Academy Five-Year Anniversary
The Nebraska Business Honors Academy celebrated its fifth anniversary with an open house and reception on November 17. Students, faculty, staff and alumni came together to commemorate the moment together. Founded in 2012, the academy transforms high-ability students with leadership potential into the next generation of business leaders.

Nebraska Indicator: State Growth to Slow in Mid-2018

Nov 22 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: State Growth to Slow in Mid-2018
Economic growth is expected to slow in Nebraska during the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Business Students Collaborate to Knock Out Oath Challenge

Nov 21 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article Business Students Collaborate to Knock Out Oath Challenge
Marketing students from the College of Business tested their business acumen at the second annual Oath Advertising Knockout Challenge. A subsidiary of Verizon Communications which serves as the umbrella company of its digital content subdivisions including AOL and Yahoo!, Oath hosted the competition, November 9-10 in Omaha. Seven students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln worked together in teams with other students from Creighton University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha and presented their solutions to a panel of judges.

Accounting Students Win Deloitte’s Regional Audit Competition

Nov 20 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Accounting Students Win Deloitte’s Regional Audit Competition
A team of University of NebraskaLincoln College of Business accounting students won the Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge regional competition held on November 14 in Minneapolis. Advancing to the national competition in April, the five-member team competed against ten other universities to take the top honor.

Cameron Wilson Credits MAIAA Program for Early Career Success

Nov 19 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article Cameron Wilson Credits MAIAA Program for Early Career Success
Cameron Wilson made an impressive ascent in the collegiate athletics industry after receiving his master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 2016. Recently named the director of events and facilities at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, he is the first MAIAA graduate to reach a director level position in a collegiate athletic department.

Entrepreneurial Ideas Shine at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition

Nov 14 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article Entrepreneurial Ideas Shine at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition
More than 80 students presented their business ideas at the ninth annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch on Friday, November 10. Held at the West Memorial Stadium Club Level Suites, the event hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship provided the opportunity for high school and college students to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges in three minutes.

Nebraska Business Scholarship Forever Honors Alumnus Ron Rotherham

Nov 14 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Scholarship Forever Honors Alumnus Ron Rotherham
The family of University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumnus Ronald “Ron” J. Rotherham has honored the Ewing native as a loving husband, father and grandfather by establishing a scholarship in his memory. Their gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation creates a permanent endowment to forever support the education of business students.

Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Superior Chapter Once Again

Nov 13 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Superior Chapter Once Again
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln chapter of Beta Alpha Psi received recognition as a superior chapter for the 2016–17 academic year. As part of the honor, the chapter received $500 courtesy of KPMG and the KPMG Foundation.

Van Duyn Attends Women Leaders in College Sports Convention

Nov 8 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Van Duyn Attends Women Leaders in College Sports Convention
Amanda Van Duyn, a first-year student in the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program, was chosen to attend the Women Leaders in College Sports Convention in Dallas, Texas, October 8-10. The convention experience provided Van Duyn networking opportunities and applicable information sessions to begin building her career in athletic administration.

Google UK’s Callegaro Presents Role of Surveys in Era of Big Data November 20

Nov 7 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article Google UK’s Callegaro Presents Role of Surveys in Era of Big Data November 20
Dr. Mario Callegaro ’02 and ‘07, senior research scientist at Google UK, visits the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Monday, November 20 at 4 p.m. to present “The Role of Surveys in the Era of ‘Big Data’”.  In his talk, Callegaro discusses the relationship between surveys and big data to help researchers decide what data sources, or combinations of them, are best to serve their research objectives. The presentation takes place in Howard L. Hawks Hall CoB 231. The events is free and open to the public.

College of Business Sends 13 Students to Career Expedition in Omaha

Nov 6 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article College of Business Sends 13 Students to Career Expedition in Omaha
The Business Career Center staff at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business traveled with 13 students to Omaha during fall break on a career expedition. Students on this career-oriented trip visited four different employers over the course of three days and networked with dozens of industry professionals and alumni.

Mike Dunlap Returns to Nebraska Business for Masters Week

Nov 3 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Mike Dunlap Returns to Nebraska Business for Masters Week
Mike Dunlap ’86 returned to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as the 2017 College of  Business Master, Nov. 1-3. As a part of Masters Week, the founder and executive chairman of the board of Nelnet emphasized the determination it takes to succeed and grow a startup into a viable business. Every year the Nebraska Alumni Association hosts a group of alumni masters who have created lasting impressions in their professional careers. These masters, nominated by each college, come to campus to share their knowledge and experiences with students, faculty and staff.

Executive Insights Panelists Put People First

Oct 30 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Executive Insights Panelists Put People First
Four prominent business leaders advised more than 70 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students on what it takes to manage from the top at the Executive Insights panel held at the Nebraska Union October 26. The event, sponsored by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, allowed students to network with the professionals following the discussion. Panelists included Karen Ganzlin, executive vice president and chief human resources officer of TD Ameritrade; Eric Johnson ’85, vice president-tax of Conagra Brands; Jim Kruger ’86, chief financial officer of Nelnet; and Matt Marsh ’91, partner and global retail industry leader of Deloitte & Touche.

Faculty Inspiration and Passion Lead Hanna to Earn Ph.D.

Oct 27 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Faculty Inspiration and Passion Lead Hanna to Earn Ph.D.
Through a mentorship during his time as an MBA student at the University of NebraskaLincoln, Andrew Hanna found a passion for teaching and research. The influence from faculty and a love for people led him to pursue a Ph.D. to make this his life’s work.

Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook for Growth Improves

Oct 25 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook for Growth Improves
Nebraska is expected to enjoy solid economic growth in early 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Scary Towers Haunt Campus During Innovation Challenge

Oct 24 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article Scary Towers Haunt Campus During Innovation Challenge
Five student teams competed to build the scariest tower in the festive Innovation Challenge held by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship. The competition required students to use a pumpkin, 10 dollars and a Center for Entrepreneurship t-shirt as part of their structure which culminated with a construction project on the lawn of the Selleck Quadrangle.

3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition Coming November 10

Oct 23 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition Coming November 10
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship will host the ninth annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition on Friday, November 10, 3-6 p.m. at the Memorial Stadium Club Level Suites inside the west entrance. Students who want to participate must apply by Friday, November 3. The public is invited to watch the pitches and attend the event’s award ceremony. Apply to compete and RSVP to attend at: business.unl.edu/quickpitch.

Four Business Leaders to Speak at Executive Insights Panel, October 26

Oct 18 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Four Business Leaders to Speak at Executive Insights Panel, October 26
Four business leaders will share their experiences at the College of Business Executive Insights panel Thursday, October 26, in the Nebraska Union Auditorium at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Hosted by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, the free event features the panel discussion and a question and answer session at 4 p.m. and is followed by a networking reception at 5 p.m. All university students and the public are invited to attend.

Teaching and Learning Center Opens as Resource for Business Faculty, Students

Oct 16 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article Teaching and Learning Center Opens as Resource for Business Faculty, Students
Students, faculty and staff celebrated the opening of the College of Business Teaching and Learning Center with an open house on Wednesday, October 10 in Howard L. Hawks Hall. The center offers workshops and events to support faculty in the classroom and help students develop academic skills and confidence.

Fall BBR Webinars Probe Nebraska Economic Climate

Oct 13 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Fall BBR Webinars Probe Nebraska Economic Climate
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced three webinars offered this fall which are free and open to the public. Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the BBR and Karl H. Nelson Associate Professor of Economics, leads the presentations, including discussion opportunities along the way. Attendees can register for one or multiple webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu.

Celebration of Excellence Includes Hall of Fame Inductions

Oct 10 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Celebration of Excellence Includes Hall of Fame Inductions
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Accountancy inducted three new members into their Hall of Fame at the annual Celebration of Excellence held in the Henrickson Family Atrium at Howard L. Hawks Hallon October 5. Inductees included Dr. James F. Brown, Jr., professor emeritus of the School of Accountancy, Tonn M. Ostergard, CEO and chairman of Crete Carrier Corporation and Sue Wilkinson, senior vice president and CFO at Ameritas. All three inductees received praise for their years of service to the School.

Howard L. Hawks Hall Showcased at Nebraska Business Alumni Tailgate

Oct 10 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business alumni from across the country flocked to Howard L. Hawks Hall on Saturday, September 23 for the first alumni tailgate in the new University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business building preceding the Nebraska vs. Rutgers football game. Many of the more than 200 in attendance entered the new facility for the first time. In addition to tailgate attendees, more than 60 additional guests showed up for an actuarial science alumni reunion held simultaneously with the tailgate.

Heacock Receives Young Alumni Award

Oct 10 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Heacock Receives Young Alumni Award
Tom Heacock formally received the College of Business Young Alumni Award at the annual Partnership Summit Luncheon held October 6 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The award recognizes individuals who are outstanding examples of successful business leaders, and provide inspiration and insight to the college’s students and members of the business community.

Partnership Summit Shines Light on College Growth

Oct 9 2017 10:30 AM | » Full Article Partnership Summit Shines Light on College Growth
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosted the fifth annual Partnership Summit on October 6, as over 150 advisory board members from around the nation met to provide insight and learn more about Howard L. Hawks Hall. Interim Dean Kathy Farrell highlighted the day with the State of the College Address, where she noted the significant role Nebraska Business continues to play at the University.

Twelve New Faculty Join Nebraska Business

Oct 5 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Twelve New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
With expertise ranging from strategic management to food and energy supply chains, 12 new faculty members joined the College of Business at the University of NebraskaLincoln this fall. Their combined years of teaching, research and industry experience help meet the needs of students due to accelerated enrollment growth and also fulfill the college’s mission to create high impact research that informs important business questions of the day. 

Homecoming Ceremony Leads to Proposal for Marketing Student

Oct 3 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Homecoming Ceremony Leads to Proposal for Marketing Student
College of Business student Shayne Arriola turned his crowning achievement as homecoming king of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln into an extra special engagement by taking a knee and proposing to the queen. Arriola and fellow Nebraska student, Laura Springer got engaged in front of 90,000 cheering fans at halftime of the Nebraska vs. Rutgers football game at Memorial Stadium. The homecoming ceremony and surprise engagement highlighted a weekend of festivities marked by Nebraska’s 150 years of statehood.

Nebraska Business Students Earn National Business Awards

Sep 28 2017 1:30 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Students Earn National Business Awards
Ten University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students earned 12 national awards, including 11 top ten finishes between individual and team events at the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) National Leadership Conference held in Anaheim, California. Participants from across the United States attended the conference to enhance their business skills, expand their networks and participate in 60 business and business-related competitive events. Nebraska PBL members qualified for the National Leadership Conference when they competed for and earned top honors at the state competition last spring.

Ryan Christy Turns Focus to Athletic Administration

Sep 25 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Ryan Christy Turns Focus to Athletic Administration
Prior to his enrollment as a student in the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program in the College of Business, Ryan Christy golfed for four years at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He accumulated an overall scoring average of 77.7, was named First Team All-Conference his junior year and shot a career best score of 71 five separate times in his collegiate career.
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