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Shaw Parker Empowers Women While Changing the Future of Sports
Shaw Parker Empowers Women While Changing Future of Sports
Jun 13 2022 9:00 AM
A marketing major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Morgan Shaw Parker, ’99, parlayed her internship at Nebraska Athletics into positions with the Kansas City Chiefs, Nike, the Atlanta Falcons and most recently, the Atlanta Dream as president and COO. Named one of the most powerful women in sports by AdWeek in 2019, she became the first person to proactively leap from the NFL to the WNBA last fall and worked to build an authentic brand to empower women, unite a community and change the future of sports. » Full Article
Koehlers Establish $1M Endowment for College of Business Building
Koehlers Establish $1M Endowment for College of Business Building
Jun 2 2022 9:00 AM
Paul, '76, and Mary Ann, '77, Koehler donated a $1 million gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation to establish a permanently endowed fund for the College of Business. The endowment will provide annual support to the college to make enhancements at Howard L. Hawks Hall. » Full Article
Whittaker Named First WiST Fellow at Nebraska
Whittaker Named First WiST Fellow at Nebraska
Jun 1 2022 9:00 AM
Named a 2022 Women in Sports Technology (WiST) Fellow, Megan Whittaker, ’22, a finance major from Elkhorn, Nebraska, became the first University of Nebraska–Lincoln student to receive the prestigious honor. A former Husker golfer, her fellowship includes interning at Titlelist, an American golf equipment company, gaining insight she hopes leads to a full-time career in sports technology. » Full Article
Internship Abroad Prepares Ha for Global Marketing Career
Internship Abroad Prepares Ha for Global Marketing Career
May 27 2022 9:00 AM
Spending a summer studying and interning in Barcelona, Spain, Jessica Ha, '21, gained insight about how culture plays a role in business decisions and influences government policies. Today, the international business alum uses the professional and life skills honed when abroad while working for a global digital marketing company in New York City. » Full Article
Livingston Crosses Stage at Commencement After 63 Years
Livingston Crosses Stage at Commencement After 63 Years
May 17 2022 9:00 AM
By all accounts, Carol (Dahl Leacox) Livingston has enjoyed a spectacularly successful life as a lawyer, mother and wife. But one thing has always been missing. On May 14, that changed as she walked across the commencement stage in Memorial Stadium, her family cheering her on, a moment 63 years in the making. She got her diploma — Bachelor of Science in Business Administration — for her studies at the University of Nebraska between 1955-59. » Full Article
Business Students Set to Graduate May 13-14
Business Students Set to Graduate May 13-14
May 13 2022 9:00 AM
As 664 business students celebrate receiving their degree this May, commencement weekend at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will commemorate more than just a diploma. For seniors like Carolina Frias, graduation cements her legacy as a Husker. » Full Article
College Honors Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
College Honors Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
May 9 2022 9:00 AM
Ten faculty, staff and Ph.D. students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received recognition for their efforts during the 2021-22 academic year challenging themselves to drive discovery, create opportunity and empower students to lead the future of business. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business, recognized five retiring faculty and staff members and announced the college award winners at a celebration in Howard L. Hawks Hall. » Full Article
Outstanding Alumni Receive Nebraska Business Awards
Outstanding Alumni Receive Nebraska Business Awards
Apr 22 2022 2:28 PM
Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean and Professor of Finance, and Lisa Smith, ’90, senior vice president with D.A. Davidson and Company and chair of the Dean’s Advisory Board, hosted the 37th annual College of Business Advisory Board Awards on April 22. Those recognized at the event included JoAnn Martin, ’75; Jane Miller, '84, president and chief operating officer at Gallup; Luke Hansen, '10, CEO and founder of CompanyCam; and Bryan Health, a Nebraska governed, nonprofit health system. » Full Article
Gehring Clarifies Her Future Through Internship
Gehring Clarifies Her Future Through Internship
Apr 21 2022 9:00 AM
One of the biggest decisions facing accounting majors revolves around choosing their career path with options like public, private, tax or audit. For Taylor Gehring, ’18 & ’19, she found her answer by taking advantage of the School of Accountancy split semester internship program. » Full Article
Managing Transition Leads Smith to Analyze Husker Football
Managing Transition Leads Smith to Analyze Husker Football
Apr 4 2022 9:00 AM
From roles in retail and sales to sports journalism, Greg Smith, ’10, found managing moments of transition key to gaining a competitive advantage. With one foot in the corporate world, he freelanced for numerous online publications, reporting on events like the Rose Bowl and Bud Crawford's championship boxing matches, and began covering the Huskers in 2013. After a successful stint as a sports radio co-host and producer for ESPN 1480 KLMS in Lincoln, Nebraska, he chose to focus on football full-time as a recruiting analyst for Hail Varsity. » Full Article
Peters Focused on Helping Business Students, Staff, Faculty Succeed
Peters Focused on Helping Business Students, Staff, Faculty Succeed
Mar 9 2022 9:00 AM
When it comes to advising and engaging with students, Jaylen Peters, ’16, is the welcoming force for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business. An administrative support associate with the college’s Business Advising and Student Engagement Office since October 2018, Peters is responsible for distributing scholarships to Nebraska Business students, assisting academic advisors, managing student assistants, maintaining the office’s needs and helping communicate opportunities to students. » Full Article
Achievements for March 2022
Achievements for March 2022
Mar 4 2022 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month’s achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Williams Expands Analytics Skills in MBA@Nebraska
Williams Expands Analytics Skills in MBA@Nebraska
Mar 3 2022 1:18 PM
Hannah Williams, ’17, enrolled in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln MBA@Nebraska program while serving active duty in the U.S. Air Force. She took what she learned in the top-ranked online graduate program to develop her analytical abilities and turn them into a successful career working with data at both United Health Group and Kroger Health. » Full Article
North's Love for Dogs Leads to Bold Fashion Business
North's Love for Dogs Leads to Bold Fashion Business
Mar 2 2022 9:00 AM
Pairing her graphic design background and business degree with her love of fashion, Jeannie North, ’07, built a business from sewing brightly colored bandanas for her two dogs, Ripley and Rue. Today, her bold, rebellious clothing brand for canines and their owners called Ripley & Rue can be found in 500 retail stores worldwide and reaches more than 140,000 loyal Instagram followers. » Full Article
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