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Nearly 100 Huskers Go Abroad Through Business Programs
Nearly 100 Huskers Go Abroad Through Business Programs
Jul 21 2022 9:00 AM
After a two-year hiatus of in-person study abroad programs, 94 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to other countries this summer as part of College of Business global experience programs. They included two long-time signature programs in England and Italy, a younger partnership with internships in Spain, and a new opportunity in Rwanda. » Full Article
International Student Finds Balance Between Middle East and Midwest Cultures
International Student Finds Balance Between Middle East and Midwest Cultures
Jun 28 2022 9:00 AM
Omar Al Amri dreamed of a life in America much like the movies and television shows he watched growing up in Oman. Coming to the U.S. to attend the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the senior marketing major focused on balancing the American culture he grew up seeing and his own Omani culture. » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes 1,178 Business Huskers
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes 1,178 Business Huskers
Jun 22 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln named nearly 1,200 business students to the College of Business Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester. » Full Article
Students Assist With Making Health Care More Accessible to Nebraskans
Students Assist With Making Health Care More Accessible to Nebraskans
Jun 16 2022 9:00 AM
Business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln partnered with Nebraska Appleseed to increase health care accessibility for Nebraskans through their Health Care Access Program. Through a hands-on project for the Business Policies and Strategies (MNGT 475H) course, students gained meaningful experience helping the local nonprofit increase statewide efforts. » Full Article
Heyen Builds Community, Her Future in Venture Capital
Heyen Builds Community, Her Future in Venture Capital
Jun 7 2022 9:00 AM
Celebrating Pride Month, Nebraska Today featured Huskers like Maria Heyen who are making an impact on campus and look to maintain that momentum in their future career. Heyen is an international business and Clifton Builders management major from Astoria, Oregon. Getting involved shaped her college experience, from finding a community on campus that builds her confidence to learning new skills. Now she’s taken that passion for involvement a step further by getting involved with the Husker Venture Fund, which provides students with hands-on startup investing experience. » Full Article
Achievements for June 2022
Achievements for June 2022
Jun 3 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
Kishore Builds Foundation for Future in Law, Nonprofits
Kishore Builds Foundation for Future in Law, Nonprofits
May 26 2022 9:00 AM
Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month, Nebraska Today featured Huskers like Isha Kishore who are making impacts on campus and look to maintain that momentum in future careers. Kishore is a finance and Clifton Builders management major from Omaha, Nebraska. Throughout her undergraduate career in the College of Business, she has been intentional about getting involved and positively impacting her college community. This summer she was also selected to be a New Student Enrollment leader. » Full Article
Five Students Honored by Clifton Strengths Institute
Five Students Honored by Clifton Strengths Institute
May 19 2022 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute (CSI) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln honored its students’ achievements at the third annual Clifton Strengths Institute Recognition Ceremony. What started as a virtual ceremony during the pandemic, the event brought together students alongside friends and family to celebrate in person for the first time this spring. » Full Article
Students Hone Sales Skills in Spring Role-Playing Competitions
Students Hone Sales Skills in Spring Role-Playing Competitions
May 16 2022 9:00 AM
Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Sales Excellence (CSE) learn to sell their ideas, products and services to anyone. While pursuing certificates in sales excellence, they tested their skills at three competitions by role-playing with employers. » 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
Students Develop Talents Through Clifton Strengths Institute
Students Develop Talents Through Clifton Strengths Institute
May 11 2022 9:00 AM
At Nebraska, we don’t rest on our strengths — we stretch them. Through the Clifton Strengths Institute, students do just that by discovering and developing their natural talents and determining how they can build them for success. Sit down with management major Erika Casarin to learn how the institute is helping students maximize their talent and prepare for the future. » Full Article
Pandemic Shifts Venkatachalam’s Career Path to Finance
Pandemic Shifts Venkatachalam’s Career Path to Finance
May 10 2022 9:00 AM
As Ananth Venkatachalam witnessed the extreme effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on financial markets, he started envisioning his own role in finance. After changing his major from chemical engineering to finance and honing his skills through involvement at the College of Business, he graduates May 14 ready to start as a tech analyst in the risk and financial advisory practice at Deloitte in Omaha, Nebraska. » Full Article
Achievements for May 2022
Achievements for May 2022
May 6 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
Huskers Bring Home National Championship in Debate
Huskers Bring Home National Championship in Debate
Apr 27 2022 11:38 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Speech and Debate Team won a national championship — the first in the team’s 151-year history. This was the fifth consecutive year the Huskers finished in the top five in the nation in Lincoln Douglas Debate and the 12th consecutive year the team finished in the top 15. » Full Article
Zeta Nguyen Shares Her Story of Overcoming Overwhelming Adversity
Zeta Nguyen Shares Her Story of Overcoming Overwhelming Adversity
Apr 19 2022 9:00 AM
After experiencing financial hardships, an abusive relationship and almost taking her own life, Zeta Nguyen works each day on building her future. As she proudly prepares for graduation this summer, she shares her story to inspire others to seek help during difficult times. » Full Article
Students Manage Banks in Class Simulation
Students Manage Banks in Class Simulation
Mar 22 2022 9:00 AM
Business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln get to experience the competitive world of managing a bank before graduation without needing to leave campus. The Bank Management (FINA 465) course features simulation software which allows students to actively manage a bank and develop their strategic decision-making and analytical skills. » Full Article
Thomsen, Franchise Owners Reinvigorate Nebraska Franchise Club
Thomsen, Franchise Owners Reinvigorate Nebraska Franchise Club
Mar 10 2022 9:00 AM
Before founding the global home health care franchise Home Instead, Paul Hogan, ’85, first started a franchise club at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln after a franchising course inspired him. Dr. Lindsay Thomsen, assistant professor of practice in management and director of business development for the Center for Entrepreneurship, joined the College of Business this spring to relaunch Nebraska Franchise Club and teach a fall franchising course with help from Hogan and other successful franchise owners. » Full Article
Student Finds Confidence By Coaching Others
Student Finds Confidence By Coaching Others
Mar 8 2022 9:00 AM
Reserved college student Erin Fort grew into a leader while coaching fellow students to professional success. As a peer career coach, the senior actuarial science and finance major from Delray Beach, Florida, found her passion for encouraging and coaching others in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. » 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
Bowman Starts Student-Led NIL Advisor Program to Assist Athletes
Bowman Starts Student-Led NIL Advisor Program to Assist Athletes
Feb 28 2022 9:00 AM
When Husker Football center Cam Jurgens needed to trademark his Beef Jurgy brand, College of Business junior Jake Bowman connected him with the College of Law Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic. As the student who started the first peer-led Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Advisor program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Bowman helps student-athletes navigate NIL and campus resources to build a business around themselves. » Full Article
Husker Venture Fund Awards First Investment
Husker Venture Fund Awards First Investment
Feb 24 2022 9:00 AM
Members of the Husker Venture Fund (HVF), a student-led venture capital fund, awarded their debut investment of $25,000 to startup Sentinel Fertigation and its founder Jackson Stansell, ’21, a biological engineering Ph.D. student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. A partnership between the College of Business and Invest Nebraska, the HVF seeks to bridge the funding gap early-stage startups in Nebraska often experience. » Full Article
Lewis Creates Her Future While Mentoring Others
Lewis Creates Her Future While Mentoring Others
Feb 17 2022 9:00 AM
Lauren Lewis first learned about opportunities to shape her future in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln from peer mentors in the DREAMBIG Academy pre-college program. After enrolling with a marketing major, she decided to become a mentor herself, helping underrepresented first-year students create a more inclusive future in business. » Full Article
Clifton Strengths Institute Selects 45 Strengths Coaches
Clifton Strengths Institute Selects 45 Strengths Coaches
Feb 15 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Clifton Strengths Institute recently selected 45 undergraduate students as strengths coaches for the 2022-23 academic year. Alongside returning coaches, they mentor approximately 1,000 new students in the College of Business course Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Nebraska Students Gain Experience Helping Family-Owned Business
Nebraska Students Gain Experience Helping Family-Owned Business
Feb 10 2022 9:00 AM
Fourteen teams of Huskers from diverse backgrounds, countries and majors competed in the 2021 Global Case Competition hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln International Business Program. Students worked together to solve a global business challenge for Hauff Sports, a family-owned Midwest sporting equipment business, which awarded $10,000 to the top three teams. » Full Article
Students Co-Create Mural for Diversity & Inclusion Gathering Space
Students Co-Create Mural for Diversity & Inclusion Gathering Space
Feb 8 2022 9:00 AM
More than 100 students took part in a collaborative process to ideate, design and create a large mural now on display in the College of Business Diversity & Inclusion Gathering Space, called DIGS for short. The project aimed to reflect the college’s vibrant community and help build the atmosphere students want to create in the space in Howard L. Hawks Hall, Room 102. » Full Article
More Than 1,300 Business Huskers Earn Fall Dean’s List Recognition
More Than 1,300 Business Huskers Earn Fall Dean’s List Recognition
Feb 7 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized more than 1,300 Nebraska Business students named to the College of Business Dean’s list for the fall 2021 semester. » Full Article
Callahan Invests in Future Through Finance Internship
Callahan Invests in Future Through Finance Internship
Feb 3 2022 9:00 AM
Senior Nick Callahan advanced his institutional investing experience through a one-of-a-kind program called Investors With Purpose. Being mentored by leaders in the industry led to an internship at the University of Nebraska Foundation where he gained real-world insight and continued to build a network of professionals in the financial industry. » Full Article
Marissa Cruse Looks to the Future While Helping Others
Marissa Cruse Looks to the Future While Helping Others
Feb 1 2022 9:00 AM
In celebration of Black History Month, Nebraska Today spoke to junior Marissa Cruse, an economics and pre-law major with a minor in community and regional planning from Belleville, Illinois. Through her involvements on campus — from tutoring fellow Huskers to her leadership positions — she’s making an impact. » Full Article
Arias Wins History Channel’s “Forged in Fire” Twice
Arias Wins History Channel’s “Forged in Fire” Twice
Jan 27 2022 9:00 AM
Junior management major and entrepreneur Colton Arias recently won the “Forged in Fire” History Channel blacksmithing competition a second time at age 20, its youngest two-time winner. As a busy startup owner attending the College of Business, he enjoys building on the interest he first discovered as a child. » Full Article
Hagen Discovers Best Fit in Nebraska Business Analytics Certificate
Hagen Discovers Best Fit in Nebraska Business Analytics Certificate
Jan 25 2022 9:00 AM
In a world where analytics are critical to organizations, Andrew Hagen sought a graduate certificate program where he could learn more about how businesses leverage data for better decision-making. After trying programs provided elsewhere, he found an online business analytics graduate certificate that matched his interests and provided value at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. » Full Article
FitzSimmons Supports Student  Needs at Nebraska Business
FitzSimmons Supports Student Needs at Nebraska Business
Jan 20 2022 9:00 AM
When Bob FitzSimmons decided to support the Teaching and Learning Center at the College of Business, he wanted to ensure business students needing assistance received free personalized tutoring services. » Full Article
Hohensee Learns Firsthand About Process Behind Raising Capital for Startups
Hohensee Learns Firsthand About Process Behind Raising Capital for Startups
Jan 19 2022 9:00 AM
Selected for the first cohort of the new Husker Venture Fund (HVF), Ben Hohensee gets to learn firsthand how to foster relationships in the startup community and help fund homegrown innovative ideas and solutions. Collaborating with like-minded students and investors, he uses his mathematical and statistical skills in a practical way. » Full Article
Building a Husker Venture Fund
Building a Husker Venture Fund
Jan 18 2022 9:00 AM
Working with senior finance major Emily Kist from Pierre, South Dakota, and the University of Nebraska Foundation, Joe Petsick, executive in residence and assistant professor of practice in management, helped create the Husker Venture Fund (HVF), a student-led venture capital fund for early-stage startups. » Full Article
Lockhart Prepared for  Harvard Law School
Lockhart Prepared for Harvard Law School
Jan 17 2022 9:00 AM
As a recent Harvard Law graduate, Phoebe Lockhart, ’18, reflects on how her time in the Nebraska Business Honors Academy prepared her for life in law school and beyond. » Full Article
Achievements for January 2022
Achievements for January 2022
Jan 14 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
Cohort-Based Nebraska Business Honors Academy Attracts High-Ability Students
Cohort-Based Nebraska Business Honors Academy Attracts High-Ability Students
Jan 13 2022 9:00 AM
First started in the fall of 2013, the Nebraska Business Honors Academy attracts high-ability students who want to experience a four-year, cohort-based enhanced business education program. » Full Article
Center for Entrepreneurship Helps  Create the Future of Business
Center for Entrepreneurship Helps Create the Future of Business
Jan 4 2022 9:00 AM
The Center for Entrepreneurship provides students from across the university with the tools to take their future into their own hands while also assisting businesses in the community. » Full Article
Graduates Prepare to Take the Stage at Commencement
Graduates Prepare to Take the Stage at Commencement
Dec 17 2021 9:00 AM
For students like Delaney Stienblock, a senior finance major, graduation goes beyond a cap and gown. As she crosses the stage at Pinnacle Bank Arena this December, alongside more than 300 other Nebraska Business students, Stienblock knows she made her time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln matter. » Full Article
Supply Chain Graduate Fulfills Childhood Goals
Supply Chain Graduate Fulfills Childhood Goals
Dec 16 2021 9:00 AM
Powered by a love for people and childhood goals, Nebraska’s Brian Saravia Mejia is ready to soar in aerospace supply chain post-graduation. » Full Article
Brittingham Builds Businesses Before Graduation
Brittingham Builds Businesses Before Graduation
Dec 14 2021 9:00 AM
Paxton Brittingham of Lawrence, Kansas, graduates in December with a bachelor’s degree in Clifton Builders management from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The distinctive degree, which equips students to build and manage people, teams and businesses, allowed her to begin chasing her entrepreneurial goals while still in college. » Full Article
Achievements for December 2021
Achievements for December 2021
Dec 10 2021 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
Arvie Empowered to Succeed Through Family and Music
Arvie Empowered to Succeed Through Family and Music
Dec 9 2021 9:00 AM
At the center of all things Terry Arvie does are two things – family and music. The senior accounting major ends his last semester as an undergraduate student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on a high note with a newly released single, “Best Days,” from his sibling-singing group, The Arvies. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog – Fall 2021
Strive to Thrive Student Blog – Fall 2021
Dec 8 2021 8:45 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students take on philanthropy firsthand in the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) course, commonly referred to as “Strive to Thrive Lincoln.” » Full Article
Nebraska Students Ready for Celebration at Graduation This December
Nebraska Students Ready for Celebration at Graduation This December
Dec 7 2021 9:00 AM
Graduating Huskers prepare to turn their tassels at the upcoming University of Nebraska–Lincoln commencement ceremonies, held Friday, December 17 at 3 p.m. for graduate students and Saturday, December 18 at 9 a.m. for undergraduate students, both in Pinnacle Bank Arena. One of the business students walking across the stage this semester, Josephine Sandoval, senior actuarial science major, remembers the bonds she made along the way. » Full Article
Hathaway to Present "The Startup Community Way"
Hathaway to Present "The Startup Community Way"
Dec 1 2021 3:34 PM
Ian Hathaway, an investor, startup advisor, data scientist and writer with expertise in tech startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital, will share his insight and present "The Startup Community Way" on Friday, December 10, 10-11 a.m. at Howard L. Hawks Hall in HLH 020. » Full Article
Statter Shares Determination to Succeed
Statter Shares Determination to Succeed
Nov 17 2021 9:00 AM
Finance major Karly Statter began looking for a summer internship during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. She built up her resiliency through a series of rejection emails as uncertainty in the economy grew. » Full Article
DIGS Launch Reflects Nebraska Business’ Commitment to Students, Diversity
DIGS Launch Reflects Nebraska Business’ Commitment to Students, Diversity
Nov 12 2021 9:00 AM
As the University of Nebraska–Lincoln moves forward with diversity planning, Nebraska Today is sitting down with college leaders to explore how inclusive excellence is being folded into day-to-day campus activities. » Full Article
Achievements for November 2021
Achievements for November 2021
Nov 5 2021 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
Derek Branch Found Entrepreneurial Inspiration In Pre-College Builders Program
Derek Branch Found Entrepreneurial Inspiration In Pre-College Builders Program
Nov 3 2021 9:00 AM
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Nebraska Today spoke to freshman Derek Branch, a member of the Osage Nation, business administration major and Husker Football player from Lincoln, Nebraska. Off the field, he’s working hard so he can accomplish a lifetime goal: building a business that leaves a lasting impact on his community. » Full Article
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch, Nov. 11
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch, Nov. 11
Oct 21 2021 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students can showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills at the annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition on Thursday, Nov. 11 in Morrill Hall. Hosted by the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, the competition gives students a platform to propose a new business venture in a three-minute pitch to judges with the chance to win cash prizes. » Full Article
Aaron Crabtree Tribute Scholarship Established for Students
Aaron Crabtree Tribute Scholarship Established for Students
Oct 15 2021 9:00 AM
Honored at the School of Accountancy’s Celebration for Excellence in October, Dr. Aaron Crabtree served as director for the School of Accountancy for seven years prior to becoming the associate dean of master’s programs and executive development this summer. » Full Article
Virtual Career Expedition Panel Features Washington, D.C. Alumni
Virtual Career Expedition Panel Features Washington, D.C. Alumni
Oct 13 2021 9:00 AM
The Virtual Career Expedition organized by the Business Career Center in the College of Business allows students to meet via Zoom with Husker alumni working in industries including finance, marketing, sports, technology and the nonprofit sector. » Full Article
Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space Opens at College of Business
Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space Opens at College of Business
Oct 5 2021 9:00 AM
Huskers came together to celebrate the grand opening of a space dedicated to furthering diversity and inclusivity in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The college’s Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space — nicknamed DIGS — serves as a hub for conversation, inclusive programs and gatherings to help all students feel they belong in the Nebraska Business community. » Full Article
Achievements for October 2021
Achievements for October 2021
Oct 1 2021 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
Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez Builds Future Through Entrepreneurship
Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez Builds Future Through Entrepreneurship
Sep 28 2021 9:00 AM
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Nebraska Today talked to Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez, a junior management major from Grand Island, Nebraska. After helping his family work hard to overcome struggles, he started his own business that celebrates the hustle. » Full Article
Students Work on Capstone Project for We Loop Brazil
Students Work on Capstone Project for We Loop Brazil
Sep 23 2021 9:00 AM
Students from Brazil and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln connected virtually to work on a capstone project for We Loop Brazil, an online secondhand clothing company. Part of a summer virtual global experience program led by Rob Simon, associate professor of practice in marketing at the College of Business, the course allowed students to share their insight and gain a greater global perspective. » Full Article
Wall Street Journal Finds MBA@Nebraska a Best Buy
Wall Street Journal Finds MBA@Nebraska a Best Buy
Sep 21 2021 9:00 AM
The Wall Street Journal found graduates of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Master of Business Administration program – known as the MBA@Nebraska – have the fifth lowest debt-to-income ratio out of 567 schools. » Full Article
Colleges of Business, Law Launch New Business and Law Major
Colleges of Business, Law Launch New Business and Law Major
Sep 17 2021 9:00 AM
The College of Business and the College of Law partnered to provide additional career opportunities for University of Nebraska–Lincoln students by launching a business and law major this fall. » Full Article
Grand Opening of DIGS Set for Oct. 1
Grand Opening of DIGS Set for Oct. 1
Sep 16 2021 9:00 AM
Celebrate the grand opening of the Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space (DIGS) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 1. All are welcome to attend the program and open house in Howard L. Hawks Hall in the west welcome center area and HLH 102 by RSVPing at http://go.unl.edu/openDIGS. » Full Article
Nebraska Ascends to Top 30 Public Undergraduate Business Programs
Nebraska Ascends to Top 30 Public Undergraduate Business Programs
Sep 15 2021 9:00 AM
The new U.S. News & World Report rankings show a move upward for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Nebraska’s undergraduate business program ranks No. 30 among public universities and No. 49 among all national institutions – a jump of four spots from last year. » Full Article
Clifton Builders to Learn to Build Businesses, Teams and Communities
Clifton Builders to Learn to Build Businesses, Teams and Communities
Sep 14 2021 9:00 AM
Thirty-five students start their journey this fall as the latest cohort of Clifton Builders at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The program continues to grow in its sixth year as a part of the Clifton Strengths Institute, enabling its students to learn from, study alongside and network with fellow entrepreneurial-minded individuals. » Full Article
Scholarship Program Prepares Inclusive Business Leaders
Scholarship Program Prepares Inclusive Business Leaders
Sep 10 2021 9:00 AM
Twenty-four first-year students started learning how to lead and champion diversity and inclusion in a new program called Inclusive Business Leaders (IBL) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business this fall. The program assists with attracting more diverse students to Nebraska Business and helps them thrive academically and socially while supporting their career goals to cultivate a more inclusive environment. » Full Article
B-Week Marks 100 Years as Business Student Tradition
B-Week Marks 100 Years as Business Student Tradition
Sep 7 2021 1:30 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business community comes together to celebrate Business Week (B-Week), September 13-16. Coordinated by the Nebraska Business Student Advisory Board, the tradition began 100 years ago, originating in 1921 as BizAd Day. » Full Article
Students Explore Entrepreneurship in Rwanda and U.S.
Students Explore Entrepreneurship in Rwanda and U.S.
Aug 31 2021 9:00 AM
Huskers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln explored Rwanda and global entrepreneurship from the comfort of their own homes thanks to a virtual global experience program coordinated by the College of Business. » Full Article
The PALETTE Project Plans University Community Mural Painting Event
The PALETTE Project Plans University Community Mural Painting Event
Aug 26 2021 9:00 AM
All are welcome to collaboratively paint a mural at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 4-6 p.m. in the greenspace by the Nebraska Union. Commissioned by the Center for Entrepreneurship (C4E) at the College of Business, the mural will be the first venture for a new startup called The PALETTE Project, spearheaded by founder, CEO and senior management major Erika Casarin from Lincoln, Nebraska. » Full Article
Nearly 120 Virtual Graduates Return to Cross Stage at Commencement
Nearly 120 Virtual Graduates Return to Cross Stage at Commencement
Aug 13 2021 9:00 AM
Huskers who graduated virtually from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln during the COVID-19 pandemic were invited back to Lincoln this summer to cross the Pinnacle Bank Arena stage with August graduates. The in-person commencement events for business graduates include a doctoral and master’s ceremony held August 13 at 3 p.m. and an undergraduate ceremony on August 14 at 7:30 a.m. » Full Article
From Oman to Lincoln, Graduate Finds Home At Nebraska
From Oman to Lincoln, Graduate Finds Home At Nebraska
Aug 12 2021 9:00 AM
After leaving her family in Oman for the first time, Muzna Al Zadjali came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln unsure what to expect. As she grew more involved in her international business major and challenged herself to engage with others in the College of Business community, she found support and began to feel at home. » Full Article
Power of Community Puts Newburn on Path for Success
Power of Community Puts Newburn on Path for Success
Aug 10 2021 9:00 AM
A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, Caleb Newburn grew even more fond of his capitol city when studying management at the College of Business. As he prepares to graduate from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Saturday, he is especially appreciative for the supportive network he found within his college and hometown. » Full Article
Achievements for August 2021
Achievements for August 2021
Aug 6 2021 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
Back to School Bash Connects Nebraska Business Community
Back to School Bash Connects Nebraska Business Community
Jul 22 2021 9:00 AM
The College of Business community at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln gathers to welcome new and returning students to campus with the annual Back to School Bash on Friday, August 27, 3-4:30 p.m. Sponsored by Sandhills Global, the in-person event in Henrickson Family Atrium, connects students, faculty, staff, alumni and business partners. RSVP or learn more at https://business.unl.edu/bash. » Full Article
Nebraska Collaborates on Name, Image and Likeness Program for Student-Athletes
Nebraska Collaborates on Name, Image and Likeness Program for Student-Athletes
Jul 13 2021 9:00 AM
When Nebraska Athletics introduced #NILbraska, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln three-part initiative to prepare student-athletes to maximize the Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) legislation, they did so by utilizing teamwork. Recruited to provide Accelerate, the College of Business developed the program to assist more than 650 student-athletes identify, strengthen and activate their NIL potential. » Full Article
Harrison Lloyd Builds Community For LGBTQ+ Huskers
Harrison Lloyd Builds Community For LGBTQ+ Huskers
Jun 30 2021 9:00 AM
For Pride Month, we’re featuring students who are making an impact on campus and beyond. This week, meet Harrison Lloyd, an international business, economics and accounting major from Pflugerville, Texas. As the president of Pride in Business and through his other involvements, Harrison is creating inclusive spaces on campus. » Full Article
Meet a Husker: Taylor Jarvis
Meet a Husker: Taylor Jarvis
Jun 23 2021 9:00 AM
For Pride Month, we’re featuring students who are making an impact on campus and beyond. This week, meet Taylor Jarvis, an accounting major with minors in economics and political science from Lincoln, Nebraska. As the ASUN Internal Vice President, she’s using her leadership position to advocate for others. » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes More Than 1,400
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes More Than 1,400
Jun 21 2021 9:00 AM
More than 1,400 College of Business students earned a place on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Dean’s List for the spring semester. They leveraged their strengths and dedicated themselves to academics to achieve the honor. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Honors Academy Selects Class of 2025
Nebraska Business Honors Academy Selects Class of 2025
Jun 15 2021 9:00 AM
Forty incoming first-year students accepted invitations to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. This group will be the ninth cohort to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy since its founding year in 2013. » Full Article
Nguyen Helps Students Embrace Heritage, Acts as a Catalyst for Change
Nguyen Helps Students Embrace Heritage, Acts as a Catalyst for Change
May 20 2021 10:00 AM
In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month, Nebraska Today talked with Chau Nguyen, '21, who earned her degree in accounting this May. Through her leadership on campus and through the Asian Student Union, she helped students embrace their cultural identity and acted as a catalyst for change. » Full Article
Achievements for May 2021
Achievements for May 2021
May 14 2021 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
Zhou Leading Charge Against Anti-Asian Racism
Zhou Leading Charge Against Anti-Asian Racism
May 13 2021 9:00 AM
In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month, Nebraska Today talked with Tamayo Zhou, '19, who earned his degree in finance and currently pursues his master's degree in educational administration with a student affairs administration specialization. » Full Article
Research Directs Schneider to Future Path
Research Directs Schneider to Future Path
May 5 2021 9:00 AM
Michael Schneider used his problem-solving skills to excel as a Bureau of Business Research Scholar at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Graduating this May, he embraced change and discovered how a different major allowed him to impact the future of business research. » Full Article
Bogus ‘living the dream’ as he prepares for graduation, Microsoft gig
Bogus ‘living the dream’ as he prepares for graduation, Microsoft gig
May 4 2021 9:00 AM
Four years ago, Luke Bogus came to Nebraska U and its Raikes School of Computer Science and Management having not written a single line of code. In five days, he’ll graduate as an entrepreneur (having helped create Brim, a mobile ordering app for small businesses); a highly-involved undergrad who stepped up to be a leader in the Cornhusker Marching Band, his fraternity and other organizations; and, through internship experiences, a soon-to-be Microsoft employee. » Full Article
Students Support Well-Being Through Coaching
Students Support Well-Being Through Coaching
May 3 2021 9:00 AM
A Nebraska Business Honors Academy student and supply chain management major, Peyton Walker utilized her personal journey with student wellness to pitch a new program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As she prepares for life after graduation, she leaves a legacy of helping Huskers enjoy a happier and healthier university experience. » Full Article
Business Students Award $10,000 in Nonprofit Grants
Business Students Award $10,000 in Nonprofit Grants
Apr 27 2021 9:00 AM
Students in the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) course at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business earn hands-on experience working in the philanthropy world. Known as Strive to Thrive Lincoln, the course celebrated its 10th iteration during an online ceremony where students awarded $10,000 in grants split between two nonprofits of their choice. » Full Article
Four Students Win Inaugural Sales Competition
Four Students Win Inaugural Sales Competition
Apr 22 2021 9:00 AM
The Center for Sales Excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business awarded $2,000 in scholarships to four students during the inaugural Virtual Role-Play Competition. The competition gave students real-world sales experience where they created a pitch persuading volunteer judges to join the center as a corporate partner. » Full Article
Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at New Venture
Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at New Venture
Apr 20 2021 9:00 AM
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business awarded $70,000 in cash prizes to student entrepreneurs during the New Venture Competition. The annual business pitch competition helps students think through their entrepreneurial goals and celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit at Nebraska. » Full Article
Accounting Improv Course Bolsters Students’ Communication Skills
Accounting Improv Course Bolsters Students’ Communication Skills
Apr 13 2021 9:00 AM
Research and Communication in Accounting (ACCT 455), a new course, merges the worlds of business and theater with the goal of preparing future accountants to adapt to an ever-changing industry. Ultimately, it prepares students to communicate effectively in the workplace during even the most unpredictable situations. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Retains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation
Nebraska Business Retains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation
Apr 7 2021 6:00 PM
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln earned reaccreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for an additional five-year period. One of the 17 AACSB charter members in 1916, Nebraska builds upon its more than 100-year history as a leading business school with this reaccreditation. Only 5% of all business schools globally receive the designation, a worldwide marker of quality in business education. » Full Article
Book Labs Challenge Honors Academy Students
Book Labs Challenge Honors Academy Students
Apr 6 2021 9:00 AM
American educator Charles William Eliot believed books provide patient teachers, and accessible and wise counsel. Nebraska Business Honors Academy students benefit annually from both when University of Nebraska–Lincoln and community volunteers lead group discussions on selected books. » Full Article
Achievements for April 2021
Achievements for April 2021
Apr 2 2021 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
Students Experience Crash Course on Startups
Students Experience Crash Course on Startups
Mar 31 2021 9:00 AM
Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business turned ideas into action running their own businesses through a weeklong startup simulation called The Crash Course. Undergraduates involved in the Clifton Strengths Organization (CSO), a recognized student organization, gained the hands-on learning experience of operating a startup and ended with a profit of more than $2,000. » Full Article
Smith Creates Design to Help Save Lives
Smith Creates Design to Help Save Lives
Mar 23 2021 9:00 AM
After working in the Big Red Resilience & Well-Being office, Kate Smith, senior graphic design major, learned that sometimes all it takes is one conversation to prevent a suicide and save a life. She applied her knowledge and artistic talents to create a display and spread the message across the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus – starting at the College of Business. » Full Article
Case Competition Highlights Importance of Ethics
Case Competition Highlights Importance of Ethics
Mar 18 2021 9:00 AM
A new case competition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln placed students in a real-world scenario to practice ethical leadership. Sponsored by State Farm, the inaugural Business with Integrity Case Competition provided students with a chance to hone skills needed to become ethical business leaders. » Full Article
Achievements for March 2021
Achievements for March 2021
Mar 5 2021 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
Clifton Strengths Institute Welcomes 50 New Coaches
Clifton Strengths Institute Welcomes 50 New Coaches
Mar 4 2021 9:00 AM
Leading the way in student empowerment, the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recently welcomed 50 new undergraduate student strengths coaches for the 2021-22 academic year. The students will join returning coaches to mentor nearly 1,000 students in the College of Business enrolled in Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
College of Business Boosts Student Retention With Calling Campaign
College of Business Boosts Student Retention With Calling Campaign
Feb 22 2021 10:00 AM
With fewer in-person classes and events being held during the pandemic, it can be hard for students to feel connected to campus.

Nebraska’s College of Business recently embarked on an effort to bridge that gap by calling each of its nearly 3,700 undergraduates over winter break. » Full Article
Bureau of Business Research Informs Decision Makers
Bureau of Business Research Informs Decision Makers
Feb 18 2021 9:00 AM
For more than 100 years, business leaders, policymakers and communities made better decisions based on economic research and reports produced by the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. An applied economic and business research entity, the bureau provides relevant information and insightful data on economic conditions in Nebraska, the Great Plains and the nation, as a service to individuals and businesses in the state. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Students Place Top 10 in Global E-Trading Challenge
Nebraska Business Students Place Top 10 in Global E-Trading Challenge
Feb 11 2021 9:00 AM
While money may not grow on trees, University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students nearly doubled their simulated financial position in the 2020 CME Group University Trading Challenge. Competing against 500 teams from 30 different countries, the students earned sixth place globally, third in the U.S. and first among U.S. undergraduate teams. » Full Article
Achievements for February 2021
Achievements for February 2021
Feb 5 2021 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
Rempe Confronts Addiction to Make It Matter
Rempe Confronts Addiction to Make It Matter
Jan 27 2021 9:00 AM
Olivia Rempe knows firsthand that it’s not where you start, but how you finish. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior and December College of Business Student of the Month confronted her addiction and refocused her life – after almost losing it. » Full Article
Clegg Assists in Virus Research
Clegg Assists in Virus Research
Jan 21 2021 9:00 AM
As a junior Clifton Builders Management major with a pre-med focus, Ashley Clegg co-created her experience at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to best prepare for her future in medicine. However, a global pandemic not only impacted her educational experience, but also brought about an opportunity to advance science and co-author an article in a respected peer-review journal. » Full Article
Business Students Impact Community Through Course Project
Business Students Impact Community Through Course Project
Jan 14 2021 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln business students in the Clifton Builders Program aspire to change the world by building new businesses, teams and communities. Through hands-on consulting, the students gain real-world experience and provide impactful insight into employee work place engagement. » Full Article
Ethics Case Competition to Challenge Students
Ethics Case Competition to Challenge Students
Jan 6 2021 9:00 AM
Undergraduate and graduate students of any major can apply to compete in the college's inaugural State Farm Business with Integrity Case Competition. Encourage students to apply now as the application deadline is Monday, January 11. » Full Article
Student Shares Coping Skills, Perspectives on Unusual Year
Student Shares Coping Skills, Perspectives on Unusual Year
Jan 5 2021 9:00 AM
Elijah Merritt isn’t sure he knows what a typical college experience is yet. Since he started his collegiate career in the fall of 2019, every semester has been completely different. But he’s making the most of it by mentoring younger students and building out a community for students of color as president of Brother2Brother. » Full Article
Nguyen Graduates with Legacy of Helping Advance Allied Community at Nebraska
Nguyen Graduates with Legacy of Helping Advance Allied Community at Nebraska
Dec 10 2020 9:00 AM
Kennedy Nguyen entered college nervous about what laid ahead for him. After his experience in the We Are Nebraska internship, he now graduates more confident about his future and the community he helped start in the College of Business. » Full Article
Ahmed Finds Inclusivity Through Accounting
Ahmed Finds Inclusivity Through Accounting
Nov 11 2020 9:00 AM
When Ahmed Ahmed searched for a major to play to his strengths when he transferred to the College of Business. When he decided on accounting, he not only found the right career path but also a sense of community rooted in inclusivity and support. » Full Article
Wolfe Hits It Big with Internship
Wolfe Hits It Big with Internship
Nov 3 2020 9:00 AM
As a lifelong Kansas City Royals fan, Thomas Wolfe realized a dream come true interning for the major league team. Although he misses playing baseball, he found a way to fuse his love of the sport into an internship where he bridged the cultural gap between the U.S. and players in the Royals' Dominican Republic Academy. » Full Article
New Business Program Accelerates Career Development
New Business Program Accelerates Career Development
Oct 27 2020 9:00 AM
Both a public health and an economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic also negatively affected students’ plans for career development. Students faced an immediate challenge last spring when their summer internships, jobs and study abroad opportunities were scaled back, moved online or canceled altogether. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Class Takes Philanthropy Online
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Class Takes Philanthropy Online
Oct 19 2020 9:00 AM
As part of the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) Strive to Thrive Lincoln class, students normally complete service projects at local nonprofits to learn about philanthropy and serve their community. When the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the world, Dr. Amber Messersmith, lecturer at the College of Business, ensured students would still partner with nonprofits doing impactful work by transitioning to a virtual setting. » Full Article
Clifton Builders Stretch and Grow Entrepreneurial Mindset
Clifton Builders Stretch and Grow Entrepreneurial Mindset
Oct 6 2020 9:00 AM
Thirty-five students start their journey this fall as the largest cohort yet of Clifton Builders at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The program continues to grow in its fifth year as a part of the Clifton Strengths Institute, enabling its students to learn from, study alongside and network with fellow entrepreneurial-minded individuals. » Full Article
Seven Ways To Help Business Students Succeed
Seven Ways To Help Business Students Succeed
Sep 15 2020 9:00 AM
You don’t have to figure everything out by yourself at college. The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers resources specifically for business students to expand their academic, career and personal growth for success during college and life after graduation. Students can meet with any of these seven types of coaches for free. » Full Article
Course Offered for Those Called to Coach
Course Offered for Those Called to Coach
Sep 1 2020 9:00 AM
Although all College of Business students receive strength training to enlighten their careers and personal lives, some student strengths coaches delve further through an Advanced Strengths for Coaches and Managers (MNGT 398) course. These students learn how to make an immediate impact by coaching fellow students, co-workers and members of their community to help transform lives. » Full Article
Summer Program Fosters Virtual Exchange Between Nebraska, Egypt
Summer Program Fosters Virtual Exchange Between Nebraska, Egypt
Aug 18 2020 9:00 AM
For most international students, studying abroad at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln involves traveling to the United States. But for 30 Egyptian students this summer, Nebraska overcame travel restrictions and a global pandemic to offer a cultural exchange through the power of online courses and virtual programming. » Full Article
What Business Huskers Did This Summer
What Business Huskers Did This Summer
Aug 17 2020 9:00 AM
Students at the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln faced a summer unlike any other. Despite canceled internships, study abroad experiences and other original plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they created a new vision for their summer that featured personal and professional development. » Full Article
Kist Embraces Entrepreneurial Finance Via Internships
Kist Embraces Entrepreneurial Finance Via Internships
Jul 24 2020 9:00 AM
Emily Kist hoped to earn a spot in the Nebraska Business Honors Academy when entering the University of Nebraska–Lincoln – she fell just short. Rather than immerse in disappointment, Kist embraced opportunities and worked her way into the Academy as a sophomore, which led to internships exploring her love for entrepreneurial finance. » Full Article
Dean Requests Help From Nebraska Business Community to Welcome Students
Dean Requests Help From Nebraska Business Community to Welcome Students
Jul 23 2020 3:30 PM
The College of Business community began welcoming new students to campus this week by providing uplifting messages through a new online application. Most high school seniors did not get a traditional graduation ceremony in the spring prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, so Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business, hopes to provide them with a warm virtual welcome showcasing the friendly spirit of Nebraskans. » Full Article
Faust Focuses on Strengths to Give Back to Her Hometown
Faust Focuses on Strengths to Give Back to Her Hometown
Jul 22 2020 9:00 AM
When COVID-19 canceled Haley Faust’s summer internship, she returned to her hometown planning to spend the summer studying for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). However, she found a way to use her strengths and give back to her community by interning at the Columbus Area Future Fund in cooperation with the Columbus Area United Way. » Full Article
Reyome Intertwines Fashion and Business
Reyome Intertwines Fashion and Business
Jun 24 2020 9:00 AM
Kate Reyome, ’20, came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a fascination for fashion and a goal of one day owning her own women’s clothing boutique. After earning her business minor at the College of Business, she takes what she learned to put her a step ahead in the fashion industry. » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Jun 19 2020 5:00 AM
In recognition for their exceptional academic success in the spring 2020 semester, 1,512 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students achieved Dean’s List accolades. This collection of future leaders in business comprises the largest single-semester group of students commended by the college for this honor. They overcame an abrupt shift to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic to achieve their academic success. » Full Article
Forty-Five Students Selected for Nebraska Business Honors Academy
Forty-Five Students Selected for Nebraska Business Honors Academy
Jun 4 2020 9:00 AM
Forty-five incoming first-year students have been selected to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. This group will be the eighth cohort to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy since its founding in 2013. » Full Article
Capell Advocates for Inclusion on Campus and in Accounting
Capell Advocates for Inclusion on Campus and in Accounting
May 20 2020 9:00 AM
As a first-generation college student, Andee Capell sought ways to better herself and help others believe in the power of every person at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. After graduating this May, she plans to continue to build inclusivity while pursuing a Master of Professional Accountancy at the College of Business this summer. » Full Article
Three Ways To Find A Legitimate Virtual Internship
Three Ways To Find A Legitimate Virtual Internship
May 18 2020 9:00 AM
In a time of limited or no options for traditional in-person internships, students seek remote or virtual internships. Many opportunities still provide good experiences remotely, noted Dr. Chris Timm, associate director of employer experience and outreach in the Business Career Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Four Students Receive Inaugural Clifton Strengths Institute Awards
Four Students Receive Inaugural Clifton Strengths Institute Awards
Apr 28 2020 9:00 AM
Mark Pogue committed his life to help others through strengths. The inaugural Clifton Strengths Institute (CSI) Recognition Ceremony participants honored Pogue, former director of the CSI who died of cancer in the summer of 2018, by presenting the first-ever Mark Pogue Award. The institute also recognized Outstanding Builder and Outstanding Coach recipients during the virtual event. » Full Article
Nine Remote Learning Tips From Online Graduate Students
Nine Remote Learning Tips From Online Graduate Students
Apr 6 2020 9:00 AM
Online graduate students enrolled in the MBA@Nebraska, M.S. in Business Analytics and M.S. in Finance programs at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business work to obtain their degrees remotely from around the world. In their experiences, they develop routines and skills that help them succeed in class while balancing work, life and academic responsibilities. We asked them to share words of wisdom for the students currently finishing the spring semester remotely for the first time due to COVID-19 recommendations. » Full Article
Nguyen Takes the Stage for Transgender People
Nguyen Takes the Stage for Transgender People
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
As a wave of relief overcame him, Kennedy Nguyen exited stage left to sit with his We Are Nebraska internship peers. By sharing his own story of combatting other people’s stereotypes and his own stigmas, his lifetime goal of creating positive change began. » Full Article
Transform Your Business at New Venture Competition
Transform Your Business at New Venture Competition
Mar 10 2020 9:00 AM
Student entrepreneurs, who are ready to take their business plans to the next level and win funding for their idea, can now register for the New Venture Competition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, held April 7 and 9. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Nonprofit Grant Application Launches
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Nonprofit Grant Application Launches
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
A management class in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business opened its call for applications from local nonprofit organizations committed to serving youth in need within Lincoln and Lancaster County. Two selected organizations will receive $5,000 each in funding. » Full Article
Fall Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Fall Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Feb 10 2020 9:00 AM
In recognition for their exceptional academic success in the fall 2019 semester, 1,199 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students achieved Dean’s List accolades. This collection of future leaders in business comprises the largest single-semester group of students commended by the college for this honor. » Full Article
College of Business Introduces First Two ‘Pop-Up’ Classes
College of Business Introduces First Two ‘Pop-Up’ Classes
Jan 30 2020 9:00 AM
Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln can customize their class schedules this spring with the first two pop-up classes offered by the College of Business. The immersive one-credit classes teach students of any major to learn how to navigate the start-up world. » Full Article
Clifton Strengths Institute Introduces New Coaches
Clifton Strengths Institute Introduces New Coaches
Jan 28 2020 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln continued its groundbreaking approach to impact student success with the addition of 42 new undergraduate student strengths coaches for the 2020-21 academic year. The students join a team of returning coaches to serve as mentors to more than 750 first-year College of Business students enrolled in Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Hutchinson Digs Data Stories in Actuarial Science Capstone Course
Hutchinson Digs Data Stories in Actuarial Science Capstone Course
Dec 4 2019 9:00 AM
Robert Hutchinson believed he needed to find the right answer to earn the best grade. Working with mentors from Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) in his Actuarial Applications in Practice (ACTS 475) capstone class, he learned that in actuarial science, there can be more than one right answer to the same problem. » Full Article
Brilliance Strikes for Douglass
Brilliance Strikes for Douglass
Nov 21 2019 9:00 AM
A new venture business competition provided Brooks Douglass, a sophomore economics and finance major from Grand Island, Nebraska, with the chance to shine in front of real-world business professionals. Participating in a first-time collaborative effort between Arbor Day Farm and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Honors Academy, Douglass discovered a new way to learn about business. » Full Article
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch
Oct 15 2019 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students can showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills at the annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition on Tuesday, November 5 in Morrill Hall. Hosted by the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, the competition gives students a platform to propose a new business venture in a three-minute “quick pitch” proposal with the chance to win cash prizes. » Full Article
Executive Insights Examines Ethical Workplace Behavior
Executive Insights Examines Ethical Workplace Behavior
Oct 1 2019 9:00 AM
The fall Executive Insights panel gave more than 400 students the opportunity to think about how ethical behavior shapes success in the business world. The event, hosted by State Farm Insurance and held at Howard L. Hawks Hall, underscored how contemplating ethical issues before they happen helps individuals make the right decisions when confronted with them in business or their personal lives. » Full Article
Four Steps to Career Fair Success
Four Steps to Career Fair Success
Sep 12 2019 9:00 AM
Business students looking to bolster their future careers can take practical action steps to achieve their dreams leading up to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Career Fair, Tuesday, September 24, 1-5 p.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Whether a freshman, senior or anywhere in between, it is never too early to prepare according to Dr. Rachel Larson, director of the Business Career Center. » Full Article
Ketcham Receives the TLC He Needs
Ketcham Receives the TLC He Needs
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
When life became hectic for Dillon Ketcham and work began to take up a majority of his time, his grades started to slip. After connecting with a free tutor through the Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, he not only improved his grades but also understood himself better. » Full Article
Newburn’s Academic Spirit Renewed
Newburn’s Academic Spirit Renewed
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
Caleb Newburn, a junior management major, gets the most out of his education and time this summer with two part-time jobs and five summer courses at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. However, only a year ago, his attitude for school looked completely different. » Full Article
Mercer Brushes Up Her Marketing Skills
Mercer Brushes Up Her Marketing Skills
May 30 2019 9:00 AM
Maya Mercer wanted to delve deep into the marketing field and find her place. To do so, she needed hands-on experience to bring her future to fruition.   » Full Article
Class Principles Guide Students in Grant Application Process
Class Principles Guide Students in Grant Application Process
Apr 19 2019 9:00 AM
Audra Cooksley wanted to help local nonprofit organization Food Fort elevate its resource capacity and educational services to change lives for the better in Lincoln, Nebraska. Her challenge – convincing classmates why Food Fort deserved to be among the organizations awarded up to $10,000 in funds as part of the Strive to Thrive Lincoln management class project in the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) class. » Full Article
Miles Led to “New Ventures” at Nebraska
Miles Led to “New Ventures” at Nebraska
Apr 15 2019 9:00 AM
Management major Tiffany Miles, ’18, always enjoyed baking and longed to be her own boss. An entrepreneur at heart, she searched for her recipe for success. » Full Article
Business and Architecture Students Place Top-Five in Global Competition
Business and Architecture Students Place Top-Five in Global Competition
Mar 12 2019 9:00 AM
Two points stood between four Nebraska students and a trip to Hong Kong to compete in the world finals of the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge. Faced with more than 40 teams from 36 countries around the globe, these Nebraska students took advantage of their interdisciplinary team to earn a fourth place finish. » Full Article
Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List
Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List
Feb 6 2019 9:00 AM
Achieving academic excellence, a record of 1,088 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2018 fall semester. With less than a fourth of the college enrollment earning this honor, these students finished the first semester of the academic year on a strong note. » Full Article
Barron’s Provided to Business Students, Faculty
Barron’s Provided to Business Students, Faculty
Jan 28 2019 9:00 AM
Financial advisors share in their client’s biggest life events and often help address their biggest fears. For junior finance major Justin Wiebelhaus, helping people in moments like these makes pursuing the career rewarding. » Full Article
Students Learn How to Support Diversity and Inclusion
Students Learn How to Support Diversity and Inclusion
Jan 17 2019 11:30 AM
College of Business students in the Managing Diversity in Organizations (MNGT 365) class at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln gained a better understanding of the importance of a diverse and inclusive work culture in December. Dr. Gwendolyn Combs, associate professor of management, teaches the course and invited Leon Holloway, human resource manager at Duncan Aviation; Dr. Karen Kassebaum, director of staff diversity and inclusion at Nebraska; and Kelly McKeever, executive director of people services at Nelnet to class to share firsthand accounts of issues and ways to facilitate them. » Full Article
Philanthropy Comes Alive for Business Students
Philanthropy Comes Alive for Business Students
Dec 3 2018 8:30 AM
Nebraska Business students participating in the MNGT 411 class project known as Strive to Thrive Lincoln, experienced a transformation this semester in their understanding of nonprofit organizations and the needs of the local community. Their task involved going through all aspects of the grant funding application process to award $10,000 to deserving community organizations, as well as getting involved in service projects to directly impact groups in need. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2018
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2018
Nov 12 2018 12:30 PM
The senior-level class, Leading People and Projects (Management 411), provides a semester-long project for business students called Strive to Thrive Lincoln, helping them gain knowledge of philanthropy in the Lincoln community. Students receive hands-on experience focusing on what it takes to manage a grant proposal process which ultimately awards $10,000 to local non-profits made possible through a gift by Rhonda Seacrest and the Learning By Giving Foundation. Students also volunteer their service on outreach projects. As part of the class team structure, the social media team is updating the Strive to Thrive Lincoln student blog. Students will compose regular updates outlining their experiences from week-to-week as they go through the grant proposal process. » Full Article
International Education Week Celebrates Culture, Exchange
International Education Week Celebrates Culture, Exchange
Nov 6 2018 10:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business celebrates International Education Week November 12-16. Part of a joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education, the week gives students a chance to experience new cultures and celebrate the benefits of international education. » Full Article
Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
Sep 24 2018 8:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students celebrated their academic accomplishments with faculty and staff during the College of Business Student Awards Reception held Thursday, September 20, in Howard L. Hawks Hall. The informal event recognized more than 400 Nebraska Business students receiving a total of more than $550,000 in scholarships, as well as 88 students earning one of four awards: the William Gold Scholar Award, Clifford M. Hicks Scholar Award, James E. LeRossignol Scholar Award or Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key. » Full Article
Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Entrepreneurship, Leadership Skills
Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Entrepreneurship, Leadership Skills
Sep 19 2018 11:00 AM
Twenty-five College of Business students comprising the third and largest cohort of Clifton Builders began 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. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Celebrates Community, New Mission for B-Week
Nebraska Business Celebrates Community, New Mission for B-Week
Sep 12 2018 7:00 PM
As one of the long-standing traditions, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business celebrates Business Week (B-Week) September 17-20. The Nebraska Business Student Advisory Board coordinates the week, originating in 1921 as BizAd Day, bringing the Nebraska Business community together through various activities and events. Sponsored by Union Pacific and the College of Business, the events are open to business students, faculty, staff and alumni. » Full Article
Pogrebitskiy First Husker to Receive CAS Trust Scholarship
Pogrebitskiy First Husker to Receive CAS Trust Scholarship
Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM
Standing out from a highly competitive applicant pool, Ann Pogrebitskiy earned the top 2018 Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Trust Scholarship, making her the first University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business student to earn the prestigious scholarship. The scholarship adds to a growing list of accomplishments for the junior actuarial science major from Denver. » Full Article
Senior Gymnast Megan Schweihofer Succeeds On and Off the Mat
Senior Gymnast Megan Schweihofer Succeeds On and Off the Mat
Jul 10 2018 9:00 AM
A three-year standout for the Nebraska Women’s Gymnastics team, Megan Schweihofer enters her senior year with the accolades that student-athletes only dream of achieving when they step on campus. As a freshman, she helped get the Huskers to the NCAA Tournament as a two-event specialist in the vault and balance beam. Schweihofer, an accounting major from China, Michigan, spent her sophomore and junior seasons as an all-around performer, earning Second Team All-Big Ten honors as a sophomore and becoming the Big Ten All-Around champion as a junior.  » Full Article
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
May 7 2018 3:00 PM
More than 600 College of Business students received degrees May 4-5 as the college completed its first academic year in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall. Part of a record-breaking class of over 3,200 undergraduates, the students received degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in Pinnacle Bank Arena. » Full Article
Sales Certificate Recipients Find Direction in Selling
Sales Certificate Recipients Find Direction in Selling
Apr 26 2018 8:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students received their certificates in professional selling at a luncheon ceremony held in the Nebraska Union on Friday, April 20, which honored recipients from academic disciplines across campus. The Undergraduate Certificate Program in Sales Excellence focuses on sales communication training, honed through partnerships with companies who provide curriculum guidance based on the modern workplace. » Full Article
Business Students Named Outstanding Leaders
Business Students Named Outstanding Leaders
Apr 25 2018 11:30 AM
Showing substantial leadership and involvement, two students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received the university’s 2018 Outstanding Student Leadership Awards. Elkhorn, Nebraska natives Jackson Grasz, a junior management major and Lauren Maciejewski, a junior finance major, accepted the awards presented by Dr. Laurie Bellows, interim vice chancellor for student affairs, during a ceremony at the Van Brunt Visitors Center on April 13. As part of the award, Grasz and Maciejewski each receive a full-tuition scholarship for the fall semester. » Full Article
$10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln
$10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln
Apr 20 2018 1:00 PM
Fifty Nebraska Business students began the semester looking to make an impact in the local community through a philanthropic class project called Strive to Thrive Lincoln. Those aspirations became a reality, as local non-profits received a total of $10,000 through student work administering a grant application project from beginning to end, concluding with an awards ceremony at Howard L. Hawks Hall on April 18. The students chose Lincoln Literacy and Clinic with a Heart to split the funding, which is provided through the generosity of Lincoln philanthropist Rhonda Seacrest. The project provided a model for business students to better understand both the procedures and benefits of the grant application process. » Full Article
Global Teams Utilize Cross-Cultural Skills at Export Challenge
Global Teams Utilize Cross-Cultural Skills at Export Challenge
Apr 17 2018 10:00 AM
Nebraska Business students from around the world utilized cross-cultural skills in the inaugural Nebraska Export Challenge as they competed in teams to make business presentations based on exporting products abroad. Dr. Kalu Osiri, director of the international business program and associate professor of practice of management, envisioned the competition with a goal on getting students to interact with peers from other countries. » Full Article
Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business
Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business
Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM
Although stereotypes about the sales profession often paint it as a male-dominated occupation, women in the undergraduate certificate program in sales excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business believe those perceptions are changing. To that end, Laura McLeod, assistant professor of practice in marketing, works to increase the number of women in the program because their totals still fall far short of male students. » Full Article
Student Entrepreneurs Create “April Madness” at Competition
Student Entrepreneurs Create “April Madness” at Competition
Apr 5 2018 1:00 PM
On the heels of the NCAA basketball tournaments, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship generated its own “April Madness” this week, as more than 40 student teams competed in a bracket format for the right to be crowned champion of the New Venture Competition. Teams showcased business plans to judges during two preliminary rounds on the first day with the final four teams going at it on day two for the right to earn cash prizes from more than $75,000 in total prize money. » Full Article
New Law and Business Minor Open To All Majors
New Law and Business Minor Open To All Majors
Apr 3 2018 8:00 AM
Graduate-level professors will be teaching undergraduates in a new academic program created through a University of Nebraska partnership. » Full Article
Business Learning Communities Students Gain Insight at Chicago Companies
Business Learning Communities Students Gain Insight at Chicago Companies
Mar 7 2018 1:30 PM
Students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business recently traveled to Chicago on an industry visit to expand their perspective on business. Twenty-seven students from two Business Learning Communities (BLC) and three BLC student mentors visited Deloitte, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Catapult Chicago. They also took in the city by attending attractions like the Blue Man Group show and Cloud Gate at Millennium Park. » Full Article
Nguyen Uses Strengths in Commitment to Help Others
Nguyen Uses Strengths in Commitment to Help Others
Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM
The motivation to succeed takes many forms for students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. For Phat Nguyen, a senior business administration major from Lincoln, Nebraska, the desire to serve others shapes his college experiences and stems from relationships with family, teachers, classmates, country and his homeland of origin, Vietnam. His vision to make a difference in other people’s lives ignites an entrepreneurial spirit looking to innovate. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Feb 6 2018 8:00 AM
Students found success during their first semester in Howard L. Hawks Hall. More than 1,000 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. The 929 undergraduate students who earned this recognition upheld a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. The College of Business also honored 237 undergraduate students for attaining a 4.0 GPA. » Full Article
Meghan Matt Global Immersion Blog From Panama
Meghan Matt Global Immersion Blog From Panama
Jan 10 2018 7:30 PM
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. » Full Article
Second Cohort of Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Leadership Skills
Second Cohort of Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Leadership Skills
Dec 5 2017 10:00 AM
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.  » Full Article
Entrepreneurial Ideas Shine at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition
Entrepreneurial Ideas Shine at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition
Nov 14 2017 1:00 PM
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. » Full Article
Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Superior Chapter Once Again
Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Superior Chapter Once Again
Nov 13 2017 4:00 PM
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. » Full Article
Scary Towers Haunt Campus During Innovation Challenge
Scary Towers Haunt Campus During Innovation Challenge
Oct 24 2017 5:00 PM
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. » Full Article
Teaching and Learning Center Opens as Resource for Business Faculty, Students
Teaching and Learning Center Opens as Resource for Business Faculty, Students
Oct 16 2017 11:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Homecoming Ceremony Leads to Proposal for Marketing Student
Homecoming Ceremony Leads to Proposal for Marketing Student
Oct 3 2017 10:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Nearly 400 Business Students Receive Accolades
Nearly 400 Business Students Receive Accolades
Sep 22 2017 9:00 AM
Nearly 400 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students received special recognition and academic achievement awards at the College of Business Honors Ceremony on Sunday, September 17. Distributed by Dr. Donna Dudney, associate dean for undergraduate curriculum and programs and associate professor of finance, and Dr. D’vee Buss, assistant dean for undergraduate programs, 80 students received one of three awards including the William Gold Scholar Award, Clifford M. Hicks Scholar Award and James E. LeRossignol Scholar Award. Held for the first time in the fall semester and in Howard L. Hawks Hall, business students who received a total of more than $550,000 in scholarships, and seniors in the Clifton Strengths Institute Clifton Builders Program and student strength coaches were also honored. » Full Article
Chapin Scholars Praise Opportunities at Center for Sales Excellence
Chapin Scholars Praise Opportunities at Center for Sales Excellence
Sep 6 2017 5:00 PM
Four students from the Center for Sales Excellence (CSE) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received the Richard W. Chapin Scholarships for the 2017-18 school year. The students earned $2,000 each for demonstrating excellence in the CSE program. Recipients included C.J. Adamson, a senior marketing major from Hickman, Nebraska; Michael Martin, a senior marketing major from Rockford, Illinois, Kathleen O’Toole, a senior marketing major from Wilber, Nebraska; and Trevor Willenborg, a senior marketing and international business major from Elkhorn, Nebraska. » Full Article
GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered September 30
GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered September 30
Aug 30 2017 4:00 PM
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will offer a GMAT Strategy Workshop on Saturday, September 30, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Led by Stephanie Espy, founder and president of Atlanta-based MathSP Strategies and Problem-Solving, the workshop prepares prospective graduate students for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). The GMAT measures verbal, mathematical and analytical writing skills for graduate admission and Espy explains learning strategies and approaches to provide a competitive edge. » Full Article
Fernando Embodies “Big Red” Spirit in Business and Journalism
Fernando Embodies “Big Red” Spirit in Business and Journalism
Aug 8 2017 9:00 AM
Alex Fernando, a senior business administration and broadcasting major from Jefferson, South Dakota, fulfills his dream of being a Nebraska Husker every day on campus. His enthusiasm for all things Big Red, combined with his initiative to fill each day with new experiences, gives him the spark to motivate others to follow in his footsteps. » Full Article
College to Host "Open for Business" Event
College to Host "Open for Business" Event
Jul 26 2017 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will celebrate the opening of the new College of Business from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, August 18. Students, alumni, friends and more can attend the Open for Business: Ribbon Cutting and Back to School Bash by RSVPing at http://business.unl.edu/bash. » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Announced
Spring Dean’s List Announced
Jun 29 2017 2:00 PM
More than 850 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the College of Business Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2016-17 academic year. The 773 undergraduates who received this honor maintained a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. The college also recognized 176 undergraduate students for achieving a 4.0 GPA. » Full Article
Students Explore Exports, Innovation in Chile
Students Explore Exports, Innovation in Chile
Jun 28 2017 1:00 PM
Twelve students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business ventured to the South American nation of Chile for the global immersion program, Chile: Business Hub of Latin America, May 14-June 4. They gained exposure to Chilean culture and its business environment through language lessons at Universidad de Chile in Santiago, guest speakers and visits to startups, multinational businesses and more. » Full Article
Global Immersion: Ann Pogrebitskiy Blog From Chile
Global Immersion: Ann Pogrebitskiy Blog From Chile
Jun 4 2017 10:00 AM
Ann Pogrebitskiy, a sophomore actuarial science and finance major from Denver, Colorado, is studying abroad May 14-June 4 in Santiago, Chile as part of the College of Business Global Immersion program Chile: Business Hub of Latin America. She and her classmates will interact with local Chilean university students and learn essential finance concepts during the three week trip. She looks forward to experiencing a different culture, increasing her global awareness, hearing new stories and checking an item off her college bucket list.  » Full Article
Curling Team, Actuarial Science Student Place Second at Nationals
Curling Team, Actuarial Science Student Place Second at Nationals
May 24 2017 8:00 AM
Junior Austin Rose, an actuarial science major from Broken Bow, Nebraska, helped the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Curling Club place second at the USA Curling Championship in Utica, New York, March 10-12. The accomplishment served as the highest national finish since the club began in 2007. » Full Article
YLSCM Group Tours Supply Chain Operations in Kansas and Missouri
YLSCM Group Tours Supply Chain Operations in Kansas and Missouri
Apr 27 2017 1:00 PM
Members of the Young Leaders of Supply Chain Management (YLSCM) student organization at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business enhanced their knowledge of the supply chain industry by touring four businesses in Kansas and Missouri. The two-day trip in March included visits to Holladay Distillery in Weston, Missouri; B/E Aerospace in Lenexa, Kansas; Fastenal Distribution Center in Edwardsville, Kansas; and Roasterie in Kansas City, Missouri. » Full Article
Executive Insights Encourages Students to Find Their Passion
Executive Insights Encourages Students to Find Their Passion
Apr 24 2017 3:00 PM
Four alumni from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business shared their executive experiences with students as part of Executive Insights held April 13 at the Nebraska Union. The event is an ongoing series initiated by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, intended to engage all University students with executives through panel discussions and networking sessions. » Full Article
Student Entrepreneurs Win $67,500 in New Venture Competition
Student Entrepreneurs Win $67,500 in New Venture Competition
Apr 3 2017 3:00 PM
Student entrepreneurs from across the University of Nebraska–Lincoln faced-off in the Center for Entrepreneurship New Venture Competition March 27-28 at the Nebraska Union. Students earned $67,500 in prize money, including a $50,000 grand prize. Reminiscent of the NCAA basketball March Madness tournament, teams competed in a bracket format and advanced through two preliminary rounds. After elimination rounds, four teams competed head-to-head in the finals. » Full Article
Delta Sigma Pi Hosts Halsey Invitational Tournament
Delta Sigma Pi Hosts Halsey Invitational Tournament
Mar 17 2017 9:00 AM
The Alpha Delta Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed more than 300 students from Midwestern DSP chapters to downtown Lincoln for the annual Halsey Invitational Tournament, February 10-12. The inter-chapter event included many social activities hosted at Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln and a basketball and volleyball tournament held at Nebraska’s City Campus Recreation Center. » Full Article
48-Hour Challenge Fast-Tracks Business Ingenuity
48-Hour Challenge Fast-Tracks Business Ingenuity
Mar 9 2017 2:00 PM
More than 60 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln dedicated a weekend to compete in the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge, coordinated by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business Administration. The event facilitated an environment where students pitched business ideas, fast-tracked them with fellow students and presented a business plan to judges – all in 48 hours. » Full Article
Big Red Investment Club Offers Students Investment Experience
Big Red Investment Club Offers Students Investment Experience
Mar 6 2017 11:30 AM
The Big Red Investment Club (BRIC) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers its members a chance to gain real world experience managing portfolios, researching companies and networking with top financial managers. Launched in 2012 and supported by the College of Business Administration, the club meets every Wednesday at Kauffman Residential Center at 8 p.m., and is open to all students at Nebraska. » Full Article
College of Business Updates Undergraduate Curriculum
College of Business Updates Undergraduate Curriculum
Feb 21 2017 3:30 PM
The faculty at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration recently approved changes to the undergraduate curriculum. Beginning in the fall of 2017, BSAD 150, Business Computer Applications will change to BSAD 50, and the Business Analytics/Information Analysis (SCMA 350) course will include an additional one-credit hour lab, SCMA 350L. BSAD 50 will provide more flexibility for students to complete the requirement in an online format, and SCMA 350/350L was updated to ensure students are best prepared for the demands of the business environment. » Full Article
Career Closet Initiative Provides Business Clothes to CBA Students
Career Closet Initiative Provides Business Clothes to CBA Students
Jan 26 2017 3:00 PM
Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) business fraternity students will help University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students dress for success through a new initiative called the Career Closet. Open on Wednesdays and Thursdays in February from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the atrium outside CBA 222, the Career Closet features donated professional clothing. » Full Article
Lincoln Native Thrives at CBA, Carries on Family Tradition
Lincoln Native Thrives at CBA, Carries on Family Tradition
Jan 24 2017 9:00 AM
Maddie Balfany knew she wanted to carry on her family’s tradition of attending the University of Nebraska­­–Lincoln since she was a little girl. The sophomore business administration major from Lincoln, Nebraska’s parents, grandparents and two older sisters attended UNL, so staying in Lincoln was an easy choice. » Full Article
Women in Business Conference Brings Verizon Innovation VP Angie Klein to Lincoln
Women in Business Conference Brings Verizon Innovation VP Angie Klein to Lincoln
Jan 19 2017 4:00 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Undergraduate Women in Business student organization hosts the annual Women in Business Conference on Friday, February 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aimed at members of the business community, young professionals and students, the conference will be held at Nebraska Innovation Campus and includes a luncheon, breakout sessions and a panel discussion with the theme Innovation in Business. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Grant Project Awards $10,000 to Local Non-Profits
Strive to Thrive Grant Project Awards $10,000 to Local Non-Profits
Nov 30 2016 2:30 PM
Students in the Leading People and Projects MNGT 411 class at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration awarded grants totaling $10,000 to two local non-profit organizations focused on impacting the lives of children in Lincoln and Lancaster County on November 29. Strive to Thrive, the name of the student-coordinated grant project, is guided by CBA Lecturer Dr. Amber Messersmith and funds are provided by the Learning by Giving Foundation, founded by Doris Buffett, sister of CBA graduate Warren Buffett ’51. » Full Article
3-2-1 Quick Pitch Highlights Entrepreneurial Ingenuity at UNL
3-2-1 Quick Pitch Highlights Entrepreneurial Ingenuity at UNL
Nov 7 2016 3:30 PM
Winning participants in the 2016 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition shared $7,000 in prize money for their entrepreneurial ingenuity by delivering three-minute elevator pitches to panels of expert judges similar to the television show Shark Tank. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship sponsored the event which took place in the Memorial Stadium skyboxes on Thursday, November 3. More than 100 competitors from Nebraska colleges and high schools participated. » Full Article
Revelle and Fowler Featured at Fifth Annual Women in Business Breakfast
Revelle and Fowler Featured at Fifth Annual Women in Business Breakfast
Oct 17 2016 11:30 AM
Nearly 200 people attended the 2016 Fifth Annual University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Women in Business Breakfast, showcasing two prominent speakers from Husker Athletics in a panel discussion billed as Leading Great Teams: Learning From Sports and Business. Husker Softball Coach Rhonda Revelle, the all-time winningest coach in any sport at Nebraska, and Mattie Fowler ’15, MBA student, former member of the Husker softball team and 2016 Female Student-Athlete of the Year, participated on the panel. » Full Article
Brittani Koster Utilizes Marketing, Sales Skills in Target Internship
Brittani Koster Utilizes Marketing, Sales Skills in Target Internship
Oct 12 2016 2:00 PM
Brittani Koster grew up with dreams of becoming a veterinarian, but after taking a marketing class from her favorite high school teacher, her plans changed. The new subject captured her attention, and she decided to pursue a career in marketing. At the time, her brother only said good things about his professors at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, which helped her decide to attend the university as well. » Full Article
Mackey Preaches Conscious Capitalism to Business Students
Mackey Preaches Conscious Capitalism to Business Students
Oct 6 2016 1:30 PM
John Mackey, co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, spoke to more than 2,000 people at the Lied Center for Performing Arts as the inaugural speaker for the Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series sponsored by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration and College of Law on Wednesday, October 3. Mackey, who authored the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling book, “Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business,” stressed the value of business to the audience, made up of a vast number of business students and members of the CBA community. » Full Article
Professional Panel Provides Insights for Supply Chain Management Students
Professional Panel Provides Insights for Supply Chain Management Students
Sep 30 2016 4:00 PM
The Young Leaders in Supply Chain Management (YLSCM) student organization sponsored its annual panel discussion of opportunities and careers in supply chain management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration on Tuesday, September 27. Nearly 200 students attended the event which concluded with a networking session. » Full Article
CBA Harris Lecture Series Presents John Mackey CEO of Whole Foods
CBA Harris Lecture Series Presents John Mackey CEO of Whole Foods
Sep 19 2016 4:30 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration and University of Nebraska College of Law host the inaugural Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series featuring John Mackey on Wednesday, October 5, 1:30-2:30 p.m., at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Mackey is co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, his supermarket chain became the first in the United States certified as an organic grocer. He authored the book “Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business,” which appeared on best-selling lists for both the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. » Full Article
Business Week 2016 Brings Students Together to Learn and Have Fun
Business Week 2016 Brings Students Together to Learn and Have Fun
Sep 19 2016 8:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration celebrates Business Week (B-Week) 2016 from September 19-22. The event represents a long tradition of galvanizing business students around various activities throughout the week to enhance their academic lives, future careers and social opportunities.
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College of Business Administration Jumps 13 Spots in <em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em> Rankings
College of Business Administration Jumps 13 Spots in U.S. News & World Report  Rankings
Sep 13 2016 8:45 AM
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has jumped 13 spots and into the Top 50 of undergraduate business schools in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. » Full Article
Supply Chain Management and Analytics Becomes Newest Department at CBA
Supply Chain Management and Analytics Becomes Newest Department at CBA
Aug 22 2016 6:00 AM
The Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics officially became the newest department at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration with the beginning of the 2016 fall semester. The University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved the new department earlier this year to meet the educational demands students face in both supply chain management and business analytics.
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Honors Academy, CBA Community Set Hadden for Success
Honors Academy, CBA Community Set Hadden for Success
Jul 22 2016 2:00 PM
Michael Hadden wanted to attend a college with a strong sense of community. He found that and more at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration.
 
“I was stuck between choosing engineering or business as a major. The deciding factor was the CBA Honors Academy,” Hadden said. “Seeing the many opportunities that would help me differentiate myself was very exciting to me and the reason I chose UNL CBA.”
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Back to School Bash to Kick Off Final Year in Current CBA Building
Back to School Bash to Kick Off Final Year in Current CBA Building
Jul 12 2016 9:00 AM
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln celebrates a new school year with the Fourth Annual Back to School Bash on Friday, August 19 from 2-5 p.m., on the west side of the CBA building. New and returning CBA students, parents, alumni, business partners, faculty, staff and administrators are invited to network with the CBA community while enjoying free food, live music, prizes and more. RSVP by Wednesday, August 17 at http://cba.unl.edu/bash.
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Snodgrass to Represent Nebraska at Policy Workshop
Snodgrass to Represent Nebraska at Policy Workshop
Jun 16 2016 3:15 PM
Alexandra Snodgrass, a junior economics major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, will represent Nebraska this summer as one of 50 college students participating in a unique educational program dedicated to identifying future policy leaders. The Omaha native, who is also earning a certificate in gerontology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will join 49 of her peers in Kentucky June 19-25 for the first collegiate class of the National Student Congress, organized by the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship.  
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New Business Minors Available through CBA
New Business Minors Available through CBA
May 9 2016 10:00 AM
Undergraduate students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln can now enhance their degrees with two new minors offered by the College of Business Administration. The business analytics and entrepreneurship minors are available to all UNL undergraduate students beginning fall 2016.
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Thor Earns Fulbright Award
Thor Earns Fulbright Award
May 6 2016 9:00 AM
To say Kevin Thor’s résumé as a student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration is robust is an understatement. From traveling the world by sea or by land to serving as national secretary for Phi Beta Lambda to meeting with senators and congressmen in Washington D.C., there is little he has set out to do that he hasn’t accomplished. His crowning achievement, however, may have come when the senior management and communications studies major found out he earned one of the most prestigious honors available to a college student – a Fulbright award to teach English in Vietnam.
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UNL Students Capture Over 40 Awards at PBL State Conference
UNL Students Capture Over 40 Awards at PBL State Conference
May 2 2016 3:00 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln chapter of Phi Beta Lambda won more than 40 awards while competing at the Nebraska PBL State Leadership Conference in Kearney, Nebraska, April 1-2. Students who placed at the state conference qualified for the National PBL conference in Atlanta later this summer. At the national competition, students compete in business and technology events, attend leadership workshops and network with students and businesses from across the country. » Full Article
Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated
Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated
Apr 18 2016 10:30 AM
Friday marked a major milestone in the construction of the new College of Business Administration building at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a Topping Off Steel Ceremony took place at the construction site at 14th and Vine streets. A topping off event is a building construction tradition that occurs when the last beam is placed atop a structure.
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Start Your Story: Tessa Lane
Start Your Story: Tessa Lane
Apr 12 2016 9:00 AM
Tessa Lane
Tessa Lane’s interest in international relations and business made her a natural fit for the international business major program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration. Now, as an English teacher working in France, Lane’s passion shines through in her work.
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Business Learning Communities Travel to Kansas City
Business Learning Communities Travel to Kansas City
Apr 5 2016 3:00 PM
Students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration don’t just do their learning on campus. It is industry visits to real-world businesses, such as those offered through CBA Business Learning Communities (BLC) that give students insight they will not find in the classroom.
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PBL Hosts 400 High School Students at Business Competition
PBL Hosts 400 High School Students at Business Competition
Feb 4 2016 11:00 AM
The Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) student organization at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed 400 Nebraska high school students to the Nebraska Union on February 1 to take part in the American Business Competition (ABC). The competition serves as a preparatory event for Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students wanting to compete in FBLA local and national events later in the year. » Full Article
Daycare Business Grows Up Fast for CBA Grad
Daycare Business Grows Up Fast for CBA Grad
Dec 26 2015 8:00 AM
Business administration major Samuel McCarter learned to keep his mind and eyes open when it comes to new business ventures. The graduating senior from Lincoln, Nebraska, found his first big opportunity when scrolling past a Facebook status post made by his friend Travis Tagart. » Full Article
Pawol and Sleister Awarded NRC Rising Stars Scholarship
Pawol and Sleister Awarded NRC Rising Stars Scholarship
Dec 14 2015 9:00 AM
UNL College of Business Administration students Audrey Pawol and Matthew Sleister were awarded the 2015-16 National Research Corporation (NRC) Rising Stars Scholarship. This is the fourth year NRC has offered this scholarship to two UNL students with an interest in business development, marketing and entrepreneurship. Each recipient received $2,000 to be applied toward their tuition and fees during the spring 2016 semester.  » Full Article
Accounting 201 Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness
Accounting 201 Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness
Dec 11 2015 10:00 AM
Jean Riley-Schultz, assistant professor of practice of accountancy, encouraged her accounting 201 students at the College of Business Administration to pay it forward with a random act of kindness prior to Thanksgiving. Riley-Schultz has been teaching at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for 13 years and in the last three, she has assigned this special extra credit opportunity. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Awards $10,000 in Grant Funds
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Awards $10,000 in Grant Funds
Dec 10 2015 4:30 PM
Winners were announced for Strive to Thrive Lincoln, a grant project aimed at local non-profits and initiated by students in the Leading People and Project Management 411 course at the UNL College of Business Administration. Grant recipients included Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach, which was awarded $5,000, along with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and Lincoln Literacy, both awarded $2,500. » Full Article
Marketing Partners with Union Pacific for Real-World Experience
Marketing Partners with Union Pacific for Real-World Experience
Dec 10 2015 9:00 AM
The Department of Marketing in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has partnered with Union Pacific Railroad since 2008 to provide students with real world business experience in the marketing special topics course MRKT 490. Shawntell Kroese, assistant vice president of chemicals at Union Pacific and CBA alumna, collaborates with marketing faculty who lead the program. » Full Article
Inaugural Sales Certificate Recipients Honored
Inaugural Sales Certificate Recipients Honored
Oct 29 2015 1:30 PM
The College of Business Administration Certificate Program in Sales Excellence honored their inaugural class of certificate recipients with a ceremonial luncheon on October 28 at the downtown Misty’s location. Eleven students earned sales certificates in the spring. Recipients who were unable to attend received their college degrees and are working in professional sales jobs. » Full Article
Start Your Story: Chris Ames
Aug 12 2015 9:00 AM
Chris Ames
Omaha native Chris Ames enrolled in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration because of the people he met during his campus visit. His CBA experience prepared him to sit alongside some of the best students in the world at the Chicago Booth Summer Business Scholars Program, a three-week intensive MBA preview program. The economics major minoring in management and marketing couldn’t have asked for a better way to start his senior year.
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Seim Johnson
Apr 26 2014 8:00 AM
Seim Johnson will have a booth in the CBA Atrirum between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30 and Thursday, May 1. They