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New Report Explores Nebraskans' Views on Foreign Affairs
New Report Explores Nebraskans' Views on Foreign Affairs
May 22 2020 9:00 AM
Nebraskans in rural and urban areas alike view international trade as the aspect of U.S. foreign policy that most affects their own lives and ability to earn a living. Additionally, even those who are not directly engaged in agriculture believe international commodity markets are important to the state’s economy. Nebraskans also largely believe that immigration is critical to addressing the state’s workforce needs. » Full Article
Diversity of Ideas and Experiences Lead Wang to MIT
Diversity of Ideas and Experiences Lead Wang to MIT
May 13 2020 9:00 AM
Aaron Wang arrived at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln wanting to extend his proud ethnic heritage but unsure of the relationships he could build as a Husker. The cultural connections at the College of Business and the diversity of ideas in the Actuarial Science Program helped lead him to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for a master’s degree this fall. » Full Article
The Nebraska Economy Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Nebraska Economy Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 7 2020 3:00 AM
The Covid-19 Pandemic has upended the outlook for Nebraska’s economy. » Full Article
Nebraska Thriving Index Identifies Regional Advantages in Rural Nebraska
Nebraska Thriving Index Identifies Regional Advantages in Rural Nebraska
Sep 18 2019 9:00 AM
According to the first annual Nebraska Thriving Index, rural regions in the state are relatively strong for economic growth, quality of life and social capital. Concerns from the findings are in education and skill, which includes education attainment, labor force participation and employment in knowledge-based occupations. » Full Article
Achievements for July 2019
Achievements for July 2019
Jul 12 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Paula Caldwell, Dr. Tammie Fischer, Dr. James “Jim” Gentry, Vinny Malene, Tait McGowan, Julia Messineo, Jake Modica, Dr. Jenna R. Pieper, Katie Sewell, students who made the Dean’s List, the Bureau of Business Research and the Clifton Strengths Institute. » Full Article
Opportunities Reveal Supply Chain Career
Opportunities Reveal Supply Chain Career
Apr 30 2019 9:00 AM
Tommie Brechbill started his story at Nebraska Business unsure how to channel his academic potential and analytical skills into a high paying job. His journey at Nebraska uncovered the secret that proved to be his success – seize every academic opportunity. » Full Article
Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series
Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series
Mar 8 2018 10:00 AM
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced its spring series featuring four webinars that are free and open to the public. Economics faculty and student researchers will lead the discussions. Attendees can register for any of the webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu. » Full Article
Fall BBR Webinars Probe Nebraska Economic Climate
Fall BBR Webinars Probe Nebraska Economic Climate
Oct 13 2017 10:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Thompson Named Inaugural Faculty Fellow of Rural Futures Institute
Thompson Named Inaugural Faculty Fellow of Rural Futures Institute
Jun 15 2017 2:00 PM
Understanding how economies function in rural communities supports their long-term growth according to Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) and W.W. Marshall associate professor of economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Thompson’s research of rural economies at the BBR paved the way for his recent appointment as an inaugural Faculty Fellow of the Rural Futures Institute (RFI). Fifteen faculty researchers from Nebraska and other institutions join 10 Community Innovation Fellows, as part of an RFI initiative to think strategically about issues facing rural communities. » Full Article
Forecast: Weak Farm Income Will Limit Growth in Nebraska Economy
Forecast: Weak Farm Income Will Limit Growth in Nebraska Economy
Jun 9 2017 3:00 AM
Weak farm income will continue to hamper Nebraska’s economic growth during the next three years, according to the latest long-term forecast produced by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. » Full Article
Bureau of Business Research to Host Spring Webinar Series
Bureau of Business Research to Host Spring Webinar Series
Feb 15 2017 9:00 AM
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced its spring webinar series featuring five webinars that are free and open to the public. Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the BBR and W.W. Marshall Associate Professor of Economics, leads each discussion. Attendees can register for one or multiple webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu. » Full Article
More Than 200 Board Members Convene for CBA Partnership Summit
More Than 200 Board Members Convene for CBA Partnership Summit
Sep 17 2016 5:00 PM
The largest-ever College of Business Administration Partnership Summit at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln saw more than 200 members from 14 of the 15 advisory boards gather for meetings throughout campus, a luncheon at the Nebraska Champions Club and tours of the new CBA building. The luncheon featured Dean Donde Plowman’s State of the College Address, as well a keynote address from UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Declines During December
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Declines During December
Jan 15 2016 3:00 AM
Growth in the Nebraska economy will be solid rather than strong during the first half of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Three Year Nebraska Economic Forecast
Three Year Nebraska Economic Forecast
Dec 10 2015 3:00 AM
Nebraska agriculture has another down year ahead, according to the latest long-term economic forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research.

Other economic sectors in the state should see decent, though not spectacular, growth. » Full Article
BBR Research Reports Economic Forecasts for Nebraskans
BBR Research Reports Economic Forecasts for Nebraskans
Mar 18 2015 11:30 AM
The economy is one of the most important issues people face when planning finances, shopping or visiting the voting booth. The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) wants Nebraskans to know exactly what to expect from the economy by releasing a series of economic reports geared at making research understandable and relevant to families and businesses throughout the state. » Full Article
CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Mar 5 2015 10:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Olson Seminars Opened with Talk on Controversial State Taxes
Olson Seminars Opened with Talk on Controversial State Taxes
Feb 20 2015 11:30 AM
The spring semester's first lecture in the Center for Great Plains Studies' Paul A. Olson Seminars in Great Plains Studies series featured UNL economists Eric Thompson and John Anderson speaking on taxes in the region. » Full Article
Partnership Summit Welcomes Nearly 200 Board Members to CBA
Partnership Summit Welcomes Nearly 200 Board Members to CBA
Sep 24 2014 4:30 PM
A record number of nearly 200 advisory board members met at the UNL College of Business Administration on Friday, September 19, for the 2014 Partnership Summit and Advisory Board meetings. Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration, gave the State of the College address at the Grand Manse in downtown Lincoln where she emphasized the positive trajectories happening at CBA including business major enrollments approaching 3,900, business minors totaling about 1,500 and 35 new faculty hired in the last four years. » Full Article
BBR Report Projects Moderate Economic Growth for Nebraska
BBR Report Projects Moderate Economic Growth for Nebraska
Feb 11 2014 3:00 PM
Nebraska's economy will grow at a moderate pace during the next few years, though not as fast as the national economy, state forecasters predicted through a report produced by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Bureau of Business Research. » Full Article
Bureau of Business Research Offers Unique Opportunities for Student Research
Bureau of Business Research Offers Unique Opportunities for Student Research
Jan 12 2012 4:20 PM
CBA's Bureau of Business Research (BBR) offers students a chance to show their initiative when it comes to tackling major research projects. Dr. Eric Thompson, Director of the BBR, believes the Bureau is also one of Nebraska's key resources when it comes to understanding our economy. » Full Article
BBR Roads Study Featured in Omaha World-Herald
BBR Roads Study Featured in Omaha World-Herald
Dec 19 2011 9:37 AM
The Bureau of Business Research was featured in an Omaha World-Herald article for a new study looking at how large road projects impact big cities. Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the BBR, presented the results to the State Highway Commission on December 16. » Full Article

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