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Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Mar 20 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during February, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Davidson Tackles Prevalent Issues Using Economics
Mar 12 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Davidson Tackles Prevalent Issues Using Economics
Whether playing football as a defensive tackle in high school or bringing rock ‘n’ rollers on stage to get the word out about personal finance, Jennifer Davidson does not place limits on what she can achieve. A leader in economic education at Nebraska, she lives life with her grandmother’s words echoing as a reminder, “If there’s a will, there’s a way. Figure it out. You are your own limiting factor. Dream big, go big!”
Achievements for March 1, 2019
Mar 1 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for March 1, 2019
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements include: twenty faculty and staff honored by the UNL Parents Association, the university’s chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma, Jennifer Davidson, Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, Dr. Rachel Larson, Joseph Lang, Dr. Tawnya Means, Kaitlyn Nohrenberg, Dr. John Kalu Osiri, Adelaide Reimbold, Libby Schwemmer, Rob Simon, Dr. Eric Thompson and Zachary Withers.
Nebraska Businesses and Consumers Remain Confident
Mar 1 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Businesses and Consumers Remain Confident
Consumer and business confidence remain strong in Nebraska, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Rise in Nebraska Leading Indicator Fueled by Business Expectations
Feb 20 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Rise in Nebraska Leading Indicator Fueled by Business Expectations
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during January, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Robbie Palkert Shows Grit Through Adversity
Feb 15 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Robbie Palkert Shows Grit Through Adversity
Huskers junior relief pitcher Robbie Palkert’s worst fear came true early in the 2018 season. After leaving a game with elbow soreness, he heard the words no pitcher wants to from a doctor – Tommy John, the first pitcher to undergo elbow reconstruction surgery and resume his career. Tommy John is also the name for the operation where a ligament in the medial elbow is replaced with a tendon from elsewhere in the body. A 12-month process, it requires weeks of arm debilitation followed by months of rehab.
Farm Income Lagging, but Growth Expected in Nebraska
Feb 15 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Farm Income Lagging, but Growth Expected in Nebraska
Nebraska’s economy will continue to grow, though lagging farm income – due to tariffs and low commodity prices – will dampen the growth. Manufacturing, construction and service industries will add jobs and nonfarm income, buoying the state’s economy, according to the new three-year forecast from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council.
Glow Big Red Illuminates Hawks Hall
Feb 11 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Glow Big Red Illuminates Hawks Hall
Clad in scarlet and cream, the College of Business community will celebrate their Husker pride at the Nebraska Business Glow Big Red Kickoff on Thursday, February 14. The kickoff, hosted in Howard L. Hawks Hall from 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m., leads up to the 24 Hours of Husker Giving and includes snacks, activities and giveaways.
January Surveys: Nebraska Businesses and Consumers Are Resolute
Feb 8 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
January Surveys: Nebraska Businesses and Consumers Are Resolute
Consumer and business confidence are strong in Nebraska, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List
Feb 6 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List
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.
Achievements for February 1, 2019
Feb 1 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for February 1, 2019
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements are highlighted for the work they do to help further the mission and guiding principles of our college.
Nebraska Leading Indicator Remains Strong in December
Jan 25 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Indicator Remains Strong in December
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during December, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Former Nebraska Economics Professor McConnell Dies
Jan 9 2019 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Former Nebraska Economics Professor McConnell Dies
Dr. Campbell R. “Mac” McConnell, who taught economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business from 1953 until his retirement in 1990, died January 5. Distinguished for his research, teaching and service, McConnell may be best known for his landmark textbook, “Economics,” which remains in use today, now in its 21st edition.
First Seacrest Teaching Fellows Named
Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
First Seacrest Teaching Fellows Named
Dr. John Geppert, professor of finance, Dr. Laurie Miller, associate professor of practice in economics, and Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, assistant professor of practice in economics, were named as inaugural Seacrest Teaching Fellows in October. Made possible through the generous support of Rhonda and the late James Seacrest, the fellows program cultivates exceptional teaching by identifying and recognizing instructional faculty who ignite students' passion for learning and provide high-quality learning experiences.
December Surveys: Consumer Confidence Falls in Nebraska
Jan 4 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
December Surveys: Consumer Confidence Falls in Nebraska
Consumer confidence dropped in Nebraska during December, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Nebraska Leading Indicator Improves in November
Dec 19 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Indicator Improves in November
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during November, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Business Graduates Challenge Themselves to Future Glories
Dec 17 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Business Graduates Challenge Themselves to Future Glories
Nebraska Business students look to the future after receiving their diplomas at graduation ceremonies this past weekend. More than 300 students earned degrees during both graduate and undergraduate commencements, Friday, December 14, and Saturday, December 15, at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Students from the graduating class emphasized the need to challenge themselves during their time at the College of Business.
Faculty Host Dinners with International Students
Dec 12 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Faculty Host Dinners with International Students
International students and faculty from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln began a new tradition this year by sharing a meal and conversation over Thanksgiving break. Five faculty volunteers welcomed students into their homes, helping make the holiday a little warmer for students studying abroad in Nebraska.
Confidence Persists in Solid Nebraska Labor Market
Dec 11 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Confidence Persists in Solid Nebraska Labor Market
Consumer and business confidence remained positive in Nebraska during November, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Achievements for November 30, 2018
Nov 30 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for November 30, 2018
College of Business students and faculty recognized for recent achievements include Joel Beckwith, Jessie Benefee, Christopher Burgess, George Chen, Ashley Clegg, Stan Drvol, Dr. Elina Ibrayeva, Dr. Sang M. Lee, Dr. Tawnya Means, Diego Mejia, Christopher Munoz, Molly Olander, Ryan Olsen, Emma Rose, Bella Tran, Thomas Wolfe.
Nebraska Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nov 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during October, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Achievements for November 16, 2018
Nov 16 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for November 16, 2018
College of Business students and faculty recognized for recent achievements include Tommie Brechbill, Kristen Fellhoelter, Carolyn Fraher, Raghav Kidambi, Kay Maresh, Dr. Ann Mari May, Dr. Mary McGarvey, Miranda McWatters, Dr. Amber Messersmith, Dr. Sam Nelson, Joey Osbron, Connor O’Meara, Sue Vagts, Yufan Wang, Allison Weber and Abyn Yacob.
Rising Confidence and Workforce Challenges
Nov 9 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Rising Confidence and Workforce Challenges
Consumer and business confidence improved in Nebraska during October, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Achievements for November 2, 2018
Nov 2 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for November 2, 2018
College of Business students and faculty recognized for recent achievements include Aditya Gupta, Dr. Eric Thompson,Weiya Wang and the Delta Omicron chapter of Beta Alpha Psi.
O’Rourke Hammers Importance of Integrity
Oct 31 2018 2:30 PM | » Full Article
O’Rourke Hammers Importance of Integrity
Returning to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Bill O’Rourke presented “Leading with Integrity” at the annual State Farm Ethics Lecture held at the College of Business October 26. Drawing from his real-life experiences, O’Rourke brought students, faculty and staff an authentic take on how ethics operate in the real world.
Tale of Two Dogs Reveals Financial Realities Nov. 8
Oct 25 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Tale of Two Dogs Reveals Financial Realities Nov. 8
Dr. Melissa Griswold ’96, brings her offbeat mix of humor and finance to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, November 8 at 7 p.m. in the Howard L. Hawks Hall Henrickson Family Atrium. Griswold, who earned a doctorate in business administration specializing in finance from Nebraska Business, released a book about financial literacy titled Smart Bitch Dumb Dog: Make Financial Success a Walk in the Park! She will share her grassroots message of responsible money management at the free event hosted by the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) and the university’s Student Money Management Center.
Nebraska Leading Indicator Drops in September
Oct 24 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Indicator Drops in September
After rising throughout 2018, Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell during September, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Achievements for October 19, 2018
Oct 19 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for October 19, 2018
College of Business faculty recognized for recent achievements include Jennifer Davidson, Dr. Andre Maciel and Dr. Tawnya Means.
Consumer Confidence Turns Negative in Nebraska
Oct 5 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Turns Negative in Nebraska
Consumer confidence was negative in Nebraska during September while business confidence was positive, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook Improves for Early 2019
Sep 26 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook Improves for Early 2019
Solid economic growth will continue in Nebraska through early 2019, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
Sep 24 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
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.
Achievements for September 21, 2018
Sep 21 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for September 21, 2018
College of Business staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Alicia Steggs Buchanan, Chase Caverzagie, Jackson Grasz, Anne Greff, Dr.Rachel Larson, Lauren Maciejewski, Connor McManigal, Phat Nguyen and Tyrell Ross.
Rising Costs and Fading Consumer Confidence in Nebraska
Sep 12 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Rising Costs and Fading Consumer Confidence in Nebraska
Consumer and business confidence diverged in Nebraska during August, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
U.S. News & World Report   Rankings Affirm Nebraska Business as Top School
Sep 10 2018 7:00 AM | » Full Article
<em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em>   Rankings Affirm Nebraska Business as Top School
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business continued its ascent among business schools nationwide with a No. 44 placement in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings for undergraduate business programs. The ranking lifted Nebraska Business one place during the past year, solidifying a strong reputation of the college which has now placed in the top 50 three years running. Among public institutions the college ranked No. 26.
Achievements for August 24, 2018
Aug 24 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for August 24, 2018
College of Business faculty and students recognized for recent achievements include students selected as peer career coaches, Dr. Yijia Lin, Rob Simon and Dr. Eric Thompson.
Rock Bands Tour Nebraska and Teach Students Lessons in Personal Finance
Aug 23 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Rock Bands Tour Nebraska and Teach Students Lessons in Personal Finance
Weaving a high-energy, live rock performance with testimony of the artists’ life lessons on finance, two bands, GOODING and Carter Hulsey with the band Me Like Bees, visit Nebraska August 27-31 to share with students how financial literacy and being purposeful enable them to make dreams realities. The Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) coordinates and secures sponsors for the bands to visit eight Nebraska schools.
Nebraska Indicator: Slower Economic Growth in Early 2019
Aug 22 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Slower Economic Growth in Early 2019
Economic growth will slow in Nebraska in late 2018 and early 2019, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
College of Business Offers Professional Development Through Power Lunches
Aug 21 2018 3:30 PM | » Full Article
College of Business Offers Professional Development Through Power Lunches
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Executive Education program hosts four power lunches beginning in September, providing business professionals opportunities for strategic career development. The lunches, led by College of Business faculty members, offer ideas and approaches to help solve today’s business challenges.
Nebraska Business Promotes Four Faculty
Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business Promotes Four Faculty
Four Nebraska Business faculty members earned promotions on September 1 based on their achievements in research, teaching and service. They included Dr. Elina Ibrayeva promoted to associate professor of practice in management, Dr. Sam Nelson to associate professor of practice in management, Dr. Eric Thompson to professor of economics and Dr. Jifeng Yu, who was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of management.
Business and Consumer Confidence Moderate in Nebraska
Aug 3 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Business and Consumer Confidence Moderate in Nebraska
Business and consumer confidence fell in Nebraska during July, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Nebraska Indicator: Slow Economic Growth at the End of 2018
Jul 25 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Slow Economic Growth at the End of 2018
Economic growth will slow significantly in Nebraska during the 4th quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska Council on Economic Education Hosts Personal Finance Institute
Jul 17 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Council on Economic Education Hosts Personal Finance Institute
The Nebraska Personal Finance Institute was held at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus at the College of Business, July 10-12. Open to any Nebraska educator who intends to implement personal finance topics into their curriculum, the institute better prepares educators who teach personal finance. Participants can earn college graduate credit.
 
Back To School Bash Welcomes New Year With Taste of Nebraska
Jul 12 2018 3:30 PM | » Full Article
Back To School Bash Welcomes New Year With Taste of Nebraska
The first anniversary of Howard L. Hawks Hall and the start of the 2018-19 academic year kick off with the sixth annual Back to School Bash, Friday, August 17, 2-4 p.m. New and returning students, parents, alumni, business partners, faculty and staff are invited to the Henrickson Family Atrium for live music, games, food and giveaways at the event sponsored by Sandhills Publishing. RSVP at https://business.unl.edu/bash.
June Surveys: Business Confidence Surges in Nebraska
Jul 6 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
June Surveys: Business Confidence Surges in Nebraska
Business confidence rose sharply in Nebraska during June, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Economic Growth to Slow During the 4th Quarter of 2018
Jun 20 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Economic Growth to Slow During the 4th Quarter of 2018
Economic growth will slow in Nebraska during the 4th quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska Business Spring Dean’s List Announced
Jun 15 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business Spring Dean’s List Announced
Achieving academic excellence, a staggering 1,001 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester. With less than a fourth of the college enrollment earning this honor, these students finished the first academic year in Howard L. Hawks Hall on a strong note.
Strong Industrial Sector to Boost Nebraska Economy
Jun 8 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Strong Industrial Sector to Boost Nebraska Economy
Thanks to an assist from a stronger industrial sector, Nebraska will record solid economic growth through 2020 — though the state's farm economy will continue to limp along.
Achievements for June 8, 2018
Jun 8 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for June 8, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Dr. John Anderson, Dr. Jamie Hyodo, Dr. Ann Mari May, Dr. Mary McGarvey and Libby Schwemmer.
Consumer and Business Confidence Fall in Nebraska
Jun 1 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Consumer and Business Confidence Fall in Nebraska
Nebraska consumer and business confidence slipped during May, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Economic Growth to Continue in 4th Quarter of 2018
May 23 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Economic Growth to Continue in 4th Quarter of 2018
The Nebraska economy will grow through the 4th quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
May 7 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
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.
April Surveys: Confidence Moderate in Nebraska
May 4 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
April Surveys: Confidence Moderate in Nebraska
Consumer and business confidence moderated in Nebraska during April, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Civitas Consulting Students Aid Nonprofit Startups
Apr 27 2018 8:30 AM | » Full Article
Civitas Consulting Students Aid Nonprofit Startups
College of Business students unite within the Civitas Consulting student organization at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to help local nonprofits work out complex business problems they might not otherwise be able to solve. A recent example includes assisting Heart in Hands Development Center in preparing to open a special needs day care in Lincoln this summer.
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Growth Through Summer 2018
Apr 25 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Growth Through Summer 2018
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska through the summer of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Faculty and Staff Awards Promote Accomplishments
Apr 23 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Faculty and Staff Awards Promote Accomplishments
Faculty and staff from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received recognition at the 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception at Howard L. Hawks Hall on April 20. Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business, presented recipients with the annual awards which demonstrate the accomplishments and impact made by members of the college.
Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science
Apr 16 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science
Just like chili and cinnamon rolls, some of the best partnerships are unexpected combinations. Three students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business presented at the 2018 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance (DAAA) Conference. Utilizing their business insight, they discussed an uncommon topic for business majors – nuclear deterrence. The conference was hosted by the university's Department of Political Science and the College of Law Space, Cyber and Telecommunication Law Program, March 15-16.
Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Settle at High Levels
Apr 6 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Settle at High Levels
Consumer and business confidence rose in Nebraska during March, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth
Mar 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth
The Nebraska economy will continue to growth through the third quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Q & A: Economist Jarrett Explains Tariffs, Trade
Mar 14 2018 7:00 PM | » Full Article
Q &amp; A: Economist Jarrett Explains Tariffs, Trade
Surrounded by U.S. steel and aluminum workers, President Donald Trump signed an order March 8 for a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum to take effect in 15 days. Trump said the tariffs are necessary to protect U.S. industry. Critics say they will have unintended consequences.

Uche Jarrett, an assistant professor of practice who teaches international economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, addresses common misconceptions about tariffs and trade.
International Insights Set Anderson Apart
Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
International Insights Set Anderson Apart
Dr. John Anderson, Baird Family Professor of Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, grew up with a world perspective beyond his immediate surroundings. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the son of missionary parents, Anderson carries with him the same passion to help others across the globe.
Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Fall From Peak Levels
Mar 9 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Fall From Peak Levels
Consumer and business confidence fell in Nebraska during February, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series
Mar 8 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced its spring series featuring four webinars that are free and open to the public. Economics faculty and student researchers will lead the discussions. Attendees can register for any of the webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu.
NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition
Feb 26 2018 8:30 AM | » Full Article
NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business marks the intended destination for thousands of high school students from across the United States competing in the Personal Finance Challenge national competition this spring. Nebraska Treasurer Don Stenberg announced the event at a press conference held in association with the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) housed in the college.
Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018
Feb 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska through the summer of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association
Feb 13 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association and Teaching Council recognized 25 Nebraska Business faculty and staff during their annual award ceremony on Friday, February 2. The Parents' Recognition Award is presented to those who made a significant difference in students' lives.
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Feb 6 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
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.
Survey of European Economists Finds Sizable Gender Gaps in Opinions
Feb 5 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Survey of European Economists Finds Sizable Gender Gaps in Opinions
A new study has found a sizable gender gap in views among economists in Europe on a broad range of topics including core precepts, government intervention, taxes, environmental protection and equal opportunity.
Consumer and Business Confidence Rebound in Nebraska
Feb 2 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Consumer and Business Confidence Rebound in Nebraska
Consumer and business confidence rebounded in Nebraska during January, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Entrepreneurial Spirit Ignites at the 48-Hour Challenge
Jan 31 2018 6:00 PM | » Full Article
Entrepreneurial Spirit Ignites at the 48-Hour Challenge
Ideas flowed and plans came together for University of Nebraska–Lincoln students at the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge held Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28. Hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, more than 50 students spent their weekend developing business ideas together.
Nebraska Indicator: Outlook Remains Solid for 2018
Jan 24 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Outlook Remains Solid for 2018
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska during the first half of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business.
Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business
Jan 20 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business
Dr. Gregory Hayden began his career as professor of economics at the College of Business in 1967. After 50 years of service, his ability to help students and colleagues study the world through the use of his social fabric matrix approach has helped transform the way people approach complex world situations.
10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business
Jan 11 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business
After serving as the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, Dr. Kathy Farrell became the 10th dean of the College of Business in December. In her relatively short time leading the college, Farrell has immersed herself in the job. The college’s Communications, Marketing and External Relations (CMER) team recently checked in with her to learn more about her and her thoughts on her new role and the future of the college.
Consumer and Business Confidence Slip in Nebraska
Jan 5 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Consumer and Business Confidence Slip in Nebraska
After reaching record levels in November, consumer and business confidence fell in Nebraska during December, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Uptick in Expectations for Mid-2018
Dec 20 2017 2:00 AM | » Full Article
Uptick in Expectations for Mid-2018
Economic growth is expected to remain solid in Nebraska through the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye
Dec 18 2017 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye
More than 300 business students received degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as the College of Business completed the first semester in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall building. To recognize students several College of Business events took place Friday, December 15, including the Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye in the Henrickson Family Atrium at Howard L. Hawks Hall.
Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Dec 1 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Kathy Farrell, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, has been named permanent dean of the College of Business pending approval by the Board of Regents, on Dec. 1. Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the appointment.
November Surveys: Nebraska Consumer and Business Confidence Surge
Dec 1 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
November Surveys: Nebraska Consumer and Business Confidence Surge
Consumer and business confidence surged in Nebraska during November, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Students Transform into Philanthropists Through Strive to Thrive
Nov 30 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article
Students Transform into Philanthropists Through Strive to Thrive
Business students in the Leading People and Projects (Management 411) class at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business became philanthropists this semester through a project called Strive to Thrive. While awarding $10,000 to local non-profits provided by Doris Buffett’s Learning by Giving Foundation, students learn both the importance of giving back and how to give responsibly.
Nebraska Indicator: State Growth to Slow in Mid-2018
Nov 22 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: State Growth to Slow in Mid-2018
Economic growth is expected to slow in Nebraska during the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska Business Scholarship Forever Honors Alumnus Ron Rotherham
Nov 14 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business Scholarship Forever Honors Alumnus Ron Rotherham
The family of University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumnus Ronald “Ron” J. Rotherham has honored the Ewing native as a loving husband, father and grandfather by establishing a scholarship in his memory. Their gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation creates a permanent endowment to forever support the education of business students.
Consumer Confidence Remains Weak During October
Nov 3 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Remains Weak During October
Consumer confidence remained weak in Nebraska during October, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook for Growth Improves
Oct 25 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook for Growth Improves
Nebraska is expected to enjoy solid economic growth in early 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Scary Towers Haunt Campus During Innovation Challenge
Oct 24 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article
Scary Towers Haunt Campus During Innovation Challenge
Five student teams competed to build the scariest tower in the festive Innovation Challenge held by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship. The competition required students to use a pumpkin, 10 dollars and a Center for Entrepreneurship t-shirt as part of their structure which culminated with a construction project on the lawn of the Selleck Quadrangle.
Fall BBR Webinars Probe Nebraska Economic Climate
Oct 13 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Fall BBR Webinars Probe Nebraska Economic Climate
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced three webinars offered this fall which are free and open to the public. Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the BBR and Karl H. Nelson Associate Professor of Economics, leads the presentations, including discussion opportunities along the way. Attendees can register for one or multiple webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu.
Partnership Summit Shines Light on College Growth
Oct 9 2017 10:30 AM | » Full Article
Partnership Summit Shines Light on College Growth
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosted the fifth annual Partnership Summit on October 6, as over 150 advisory board members from around the nation met to provide insight and learn more about Howard L. Hawks Hall. Interim Dean Kathy Farrell highlighted the day with the State of the College Address, where she noted the significant role Nebraska Business continues to play at the University.
Consumer Confidence Tumbles During September
Oct 6 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Tumbles During September
Consumer confidence tumbled in Nebraska during September, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Homecoming Ceremony Leads to Proposal for Marketing Student
Oct 3 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Homecoming Ceremony Leads to Proposal for Marketing Student
College of Business student Shayne Arriola turned his crowning achievement as homecoming king of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln into an extra special engagement by taking a knee and proposing to the queen. Arriola and fellow Nebraska student, Laura Springer got engaged in front of 90,000 cheering fans at halftime of the Nebraska vs. Rutgers football game at Memorial Stadium. The homecoming ceremony and surprise engagement highlighted a weekend of festivities marked by Nebraska’s 150 years of statehood.
Nearly 400 Business Students Receive Accolades
Sep 22 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Nearly 400 Business Students Receive Accolades
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.
Whistleblower Panel Featured at State Farm Ethics Lecture
Sep 21 2017 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Whistleblower Panel Featured at State Farm Ethics Lecture
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business renewed its tradition of championing business ethics with the annual State Farm Ethics Lecture held September 20 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The event featured a whistleblower panel moderated by Dana Gold of the Government Accountability Project (GAP). She credited Nebraska with being a leading player in the arena of business ethics in higher education.
Nebraska Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Slow in Early 2018
Sep 20 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Slow in Early 2018
Nebraska economic growth is expected to slow in early 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
B-Week Highlighted By State Farm Ethics Lecture Series
Sep 14 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article
B-Week Highlighted By State Farm Ethics Lecture Series
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business celebrates Business Week (B-Week), September 18-22, highlighted by the annual State Farm Ethics Lecture Series on Wednesday, September 20. B-Week provides an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and alumni to join in a variety of business and social activities intended to both enhance student learning and strengthen community at the college.
College of Business Continues Climb in U.S. News & World Report   Rankings
Sep 12 2017 6:00 AM | » Full Article
College of Business Continues Climb in <em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em>  Rankings
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business climbed to No. 45 in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings for undergraduate business programs. Up three spots from last year’s rankings, the increase continues an upward trend for the college over the past several years.
Enrollment of First-Time Business Freshmen Climbs Again
Sep 8 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Enrollment of First-Time Business Freshmen Climbs Again
Enrollment at the new College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln climbed to 4,462 students this fall. A 14.8 percent increase in first-time freshmen students – with 839 joining the college as of September – spurred the growth. In five years, first-time freshmen have increased by 29.5 percent.
College of Business Huskers Shop Opens Opportunities for Students
Sep 1 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
College of Business Huskers Shop Opens Opportunities for Students
The new College of Business Huskers Shop opened its doors in Howard L. Hawks Hall and in doing so, started one of the most innovative business learning programs in the country. A joint effort with Nebraska Athletics, the College of Business and Fanatics, the Huskers Shop also includes a faculty advisor, a six-member student management board, students who work in the store and merchandise ranging from shirts and hats to the new plastic bags required in all Huskers athletic facilities to pom poms and fidget spinners. Though there are other stores on college campuses run by students, what makes the Huskers Shop stand out – besides the high-level partners involved – is that Fanatics also provides the business retail and financial data for professors and students to use and analyze in various business courses.
Consumer and Business Confidence Lower Than First Half of 2017
Sep 1 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Consumer and Business Confidence Lower Than First Half of 2017
Consumer and business confidence fell in Nebraska during August, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska at Oxford Blog by Anne Greff
Aug 24 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article
Nebraska at Oxford Blog by Anne Greff
Anne Greff, a junior economics major from Lincoln, Nebraska, is studying abroad July 16-August 12. She is one of 70 students participating in the 29th annual Nebraska at Oxford Program at the University of Oxford in England, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Greff chose to apply for the Nebraska at Oxford program because it enables her to complete six economics credit hours while exploring and familiarizing herself with English culture. She said, “I'm most excited to get to explore new places with new friends. Traveling in a new country is the perfect opportunity to bond with people and get to know them.” Before and after the program, Greff plans to travel in Europe. 
Nebraska Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Continue into 2018
Aug 23 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Continue into 2018
The Nebraska economy is expected to grow in early 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Howard L. Hawks Hall Opens for Business at Nebraska
Aug 18 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article
Howard L. Hawks Hall Opens for Business at Nebraska
With the snip of a ribbon, dignitaries from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed in a new era at the College of Business with the grand opening of the new Howard L. Hawks Hall building. More than 800 people attended the historic ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 18, 2017, which speakers proclaimed as a game-changing moment for future students of both the University and College.
Start Something Spirit Moves to New Building After Graduation
Aug 15 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Start Something Spirit Moves to New Building After Graduation
The last class of University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students to graduate and attend classes exclusively in the old College of Business Administration building received degrees at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, August 12, at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The new Nebraska Business building officially opens its doors when classes begins for the fall 2017 semester, August 21. Graduating seniors displayed the Start Something spirit during their time at Nebraska which provides a common thread linking the old building to the new.
July surveys: Consumer and Business Confidence Moderate
Aug 4 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
July surveys: Consumer and Business Confidence Moderate
Consumer and business confidence moderated in Nebraska during July, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
College to Host "Open for Business" Event
Jul 26 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
College to Host "Open for Business" Event
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.
Nebraska Indicator: Improved Expectations for 2017
Jul 26 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Improved Expectations for 2017
Economic growth will improve at the end of 2017, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
June Surveys: Strong Consumer and Business Confidence
Jul 7 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
June Surveys: Strong Consumer and Business Confidence
Consumer confidence rose sharply while business confidence remained strong in Nebraska during June, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business.
Women’s Employment Gap Follows Red-Blue Cultural Divide, Economists Find
Jul 5 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Women’s Employment Gap Follows Red-Blue Cultural Divide, Economists Find
A new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business economists shows women in blue states are more likely to break the glass ceiling and move into high-salary, high-education jobs in male-dominated fields than women in red states.
Spring Dean’s List Announced
Jun 29 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Announced
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.
Students Explore Exports, Innovation in Chile
Jun 28 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article
Students Explore Exports, Innovation in Chile
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.
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Data Lags Business Expectations
Jun 21 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Data Lags Business Expectations
Economic growth will slow in Nebraska in late 2017, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Thompson Named Inaugural Faculty Fellow of Rural Futures Institute
Jun 15 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Thompson Named Inaugural Faculty Fellow of Rural Futures Institute
Understanding how economies function in rural communities supports their long-term growth according to Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) and W.W. Marshall associate professor of economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Thompson’s research of rural economies at the BBR paved the way for his recent appointment as an inaugural Faculty Fellow of the Rural Futures Institute (RFI). Fifteen faculty researchers from Nebraska and other institutions join 10 Community Innovation Fellows, as part of an RFI initiative to think strategically about issues facing rural communities.
Forecast: Weak Farm Income Will Limit Growth in Nebraska Economy
Jun 9 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Forecast: Weak Farm Income Will Limit Growth in Nebraska Economy
Weak farm income will continue to hamper Nebraska’s economic growth during the next three years, according to the latest long-term forecast produced by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council.
Big Red Investment Club Members Attend Global Forum
Jun 7 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Big Red Investment Club Members Attend Global Forum
Capitalizing on a unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders in finance through a global forum and visit top investment companies, five students in the Big Red Investment Club (BRIC) traveled to New York City in early April with Dr. Glenn Williams, associate professor of practice in finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. They joined more than 1,500 participants at the annual Quinnipiac University Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) Forum in New York City.
Consumer Confidence Falls While Business Confidence Rises
Jun 2 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Consumer Confidence Falls While Business Confidence Rises
Consumer confidence declined while business confidence remained strong in Nebraska during May, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Honors Academy Students Encourage Reading at Malone Center
May 10 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article
Honors Academy Students Encourage Reading at Malone Center
Honors Academy students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business initiated a new project to give back to the Lincoln community and encourage reading habits of young children. Working with the Malone Community Center, which provides educational, cultural and advocacy programs for all people with a mission of strengthening the local African American community, the academy students provided 88 books for 44 children.
Honors Academy Celebration Highlights Graduation Activities
May 8 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article
Honors Academy Celebration Highlights Graduation Activities
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln granted more than 525 undergraduate and graduate business degrees during commencement exercises May 5-6. The college celebrated the graduation of the inaugural cohort of the College of Business Honors Academy with a special graduation event on May 5. The event concluded several prominent graduation activities for the College of Business including the MBA Graduation Luncheon, the School of Accountancy Graduation Celebration and the Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye, which took place at the Railyard in Lincoln’s Haymarket District.
Nebraska Consumer and Business Confidence Grow Stronger
May 5 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Consumer and Business Confidence Grow Stronger
Consumer and business confidence strengthened further in Nebraska during April, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Honors Senior a ‘Triple Threat’ Entering Career
May 4 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Honors Senior a ‘Triple Threat’ Entering Career
Senior Adam Froendt, an economics, finance and management major from Omaha, Nebraska, believes maximizing his experience at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will lead to future success. A member of the College of Business Honors Academy, he completed three internships to complement his coursework.
Bolam Earns Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Russia
May 3 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Bolam Earns Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Russia
Taylor Bolam, a senior from Elkhorn, Nebraska, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Russia for the 2017-18 academic year. An economics major with minors in German and Russian, Bolam said he applied for the program because he enjoys learning about other cultures and he believes language is a key to many doors – "doors that lead to discovery, understanding and opportunity."
Farrell Presents Business Faculty, Staff Awards
Apr 28 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Farrell Presents Business Faculty, Staff Awards
Ten faculty and staff members from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received honors at the 2017 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception on April 27. Dr. Kathy Farrell, interim dean, presented the awards at the Van Brunt Visitors Center.
More Than 80 Students Receive Academic Achievement Awards
Apr 26 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article
More Than 80 Students Receive Academic Achievement Awards
More than 80 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students received academic achievement awards at the College of Business Honors Ceremony on Sunday, April 23. Distributed by Dr. Donna Dudney, associate dean for undergraduate programs and associate professor of finance, and Dr. D’vee Buss, assistant dean for undergraduate programs, the awards included the William Gold Scholarship Award, Clifford Hicks Honor Award, LeRossignol Award and Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key.
A Third Increase in the Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
Apr 21 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
A Third Increase in the Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
There was further evidence of an improving Nebraska economy in the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Sales Certificates Awarded to 28 Students
Apr 19 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Sales Certificates Awarded to 28 Students
Business students earning sales certificates through the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Certificate Program in Sales Excellence gathered at Misty’s Restaurant in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, to be recognized for their accomplishment and enjoy lunch. In all, 28 students received certificates, including 11 who became the first group to earn advanced certificates in professional selling.
Top Business Leaders Honored at Dean's Advisory Board Luncheon
Apr 14 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article
Top Business Leaders Honored at Dean's Advisory Board Luncheon
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosted the 33rd annual Advisory Board Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 14, at the Nebraska Champions Club. The awards honor the outstanding accomplishments of business leaders and corporations in the state of Nebraska and beyond.
College of Business Says Goodbye to ‘Administration’
Apr 14 2017 7:00 AM | » Full Article
College of Business Says Goodbye to ‘Administration’
After 98 years, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration is dropping the administration.

Not its internal administration, of course – the word at the end of the college’s name. The Board of Regents approved changing the name to the College of Business on March 31.
 
Business Student Presents at Smart Startup 2017 in Thailand
Apr 12 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Business Student Presents at Smart Startup 2017 in Thailand
Matt Foley, a senior economics and management major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, presented his online marketplace, FarmAfield, at the Smart Startup 2017 Conference. Hosted in Bangkok by the Thailand Ministry of Commerce (TOC), conference leaders offered the group an all-expenses-paid trip in exchange for sharing their agricultural and entrepreneurial expertise.
Strong Business and Consumer Confidence in Nebraska
Apr 7 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Strong Business and Consumer Confidence in Nebraska
Consumer confidence was strong in Nebraska during March, while business confidence remained very strong, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Student Entrepreneurs Win $67,500 in New Venture Competition
Apr 3 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Student Entrepreneurs Win $67,500 in New Venture Competition
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.
Rock Band to Teach Students Lessons in Finance
Mar 21 2017 4:15 PM | » Full Article
Rock Band to Teach Students Lessons in Finance
Weaving a high-energy, live rock performance with lessons in finance, the band Gooding returns to Nebraska March 27-29 to share with students how financial literacy and confidence can enable them to make their dreams come true.
Second Sharp Increase in Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
Mar 17 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Second Sharp Increase in Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
Nebraska’s economic growth will improve significantly during the second half of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
February Surveys: Consumer Confidence on the Rise
Mar 3 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
February Surveys: Consumer Confidence on the Rise
Consumer confidence improved in February, while business confidence remained strong, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
College of Business Updates Undergraduate Curriculum
Feb 21 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article
College of Business Updates Undergraduate Curriculum
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.
Indicator Rises Sharply During January
Feb 17 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator Rises Sharply During January
Nebraska’s economic growth will improve during the second half of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Bureau of Business Research to Host Spring Webinar Series
Feb 15 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Bureau of Business Research to Host Spring Webinar Series
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced its spring webinar series featuring five webinars that are free and open to the public. Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the BBR and W.W. Marshall Associate Professor of Economics, leads each discussion. Attendees can register for one or multiple webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu.
Parents Association Recognizes 19 CBA Faculty, Staff
Feb 13 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Parents Association Recognizes 19 CBA Faculty, Staff
The UNL Parents Association and UNL Teaching Council honored 19 College of Business Administration faculty and staff members during their annual recognition ceremony on February 3. Providing positive feedback to faculty and staff about the work they do with students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the award provides recognition in areas often overlooked in the formal rewards system.
McCain Helps High School Students Start Something
Feb 10 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article
McCain Helps High School Students Start Something
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) hosted the American Business Competition at the Nebraska Union, February 1, welcoming 400 high school Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA) to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Cody McCain, a sophomore accounting and agribusiness major with a minor in finance, served as co-director for the event which allows students from around the state to measure themselves against peers in a wide-range of business-oriented activities.
Fall Dean’s List and Honor Roll Announced
Feb 9 2017 4:30 PM | » Full Article
Fall Dean’s List and Honor Roll Announced
More than 900 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the College of Business Administration Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year. The 901 undergraduates who received this honor maintained a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. The college also recognized 222 undergraduate students for achieving a 4.0 GPA. Twenty-one master of business administration students qualified for the Dean’s List with a 4.0 GPA and nine or more credit hours for the semester, and 58 students with a 4.0 GPA and six or more credit hours made the Honor Roll.
Four Students Attend U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference
Feb 8 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Four Students Attend U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration selected four students to strengthen their leadership skills at the U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference January 22-25 in Annapolis, Maryland. With the theme ‘Forging Team Spirit: Sharing the Vision,’ the conference brought together the best minds in the practice and study of leadership, where military and civilian students exchanged ideas and experiences.
Career Closet Initiative Provides Business Clothes to CBA Students
Jan 26 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Career Closet Initiative Provides Business Clothes to CBA Students
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.
Indicator: Growth to Slow in Mid-2017
Jan 20 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: Growth to Slow in Mid-2017
Nebraska’s economic growth will slow during the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Experiential Learning to Capture the Imagination of Students in New Building
Jan 9 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Experiential Learning to Capture the Imagination of Students in New Building
Dr. Donde Plowman, executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer for academic affairs, describes the investment of $84 million in the new 240,000-square-foot University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration building as a game changer for the college. Now set to open in the summer of 2017, the experiential learning spaces and high-tech classrooms increase opportunities for students, faculty and alumni to maximize teaching and learning.
December Surveys: Optimistic Businesses and Cautious Consumers
Jan 6 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
December Surveys: Optimistic Businesses and Cautious Consumers
Businesses’ outlook on the state’s economy was strong during December, while consumer confidence was weak, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
From Blair to the Fed, CBA Gives Alex Johnson a Step Up
Jan 4 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
From Blair to the Fed, CBA Gives Alex Johnson a Step Up
Alex Johnson, a senior from Blair, Nebraska, who is majoring in economics and mathematics, used skills learned at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration to secure a highly sought-after position at the Federal Reserve – an internship in the Research and Statistics division at the central banking system of the United States.
Senior Sendoff Highlights Weekend of Graduation Activities
Dec 19 2016 1:30 PM | » Full Article
Senior Sendoff Highlights Weekend of Graduation Activities
Graduating students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business celebrated weekend commencement festivities with family and friends at the Senior Sendoff on December 16, at the Nebraska Champions Club. Despite icy conditions, more than 50 people attended the event aimed at giving graduates a chance to say goodbye to college.
Indicator: Outlook for 2017 Remains Steady
Dec 16 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: Outlook for 2017 Remains Steady
Nebraska’s economic growth will remain modest through the first half of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Plowman Named Executive Vice Chancellor, Chief Academic Officer
Dec 15 2016 8:15 AM | » Full Article
Plowman Named Executive Vice Chancellor, Chief Academic Officer
Ronnie Green, chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, announced Donde Plowman as executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer. Plowman, the James Jr. and Susan Stuart Dean of Nebraska’s College of Business Administration, will begin her new role at the university on Jan. 1. The appointment is pending Board of Regents approval.
Labor Market, Farm Prices to Limit State Growth Through 2019
Dec 9 2016 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Labor Market, Farm Prices to Limit State Growth Through 2019
Low farm prices and a tightening labor market will limit Nebraska's economic growth during the next three years, according to the latest long-term economic forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Bureau of Business Research.

Indicator: Modest Growth for 2017
Nov 18 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: Modest Growth for 2017
Nebraska will experience modest economic growth in the first half of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
First Cohort of Clifton Builders Program Students Set to Fulfill Promise
Nov 17 2016 2:30 PM | » Full Article
First Cohort of Clifton Builders Program Students Set to Fulfill Promise
The first cohort of Clifton Builders Program students began fulfilling the promise of a major component of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Clifton Strengths Institute this semester. The one-of-a-kind program focuses on putting entrepreneurial-minded students in a setting where they can learn and grow by using their strengths to make a positive impact in business.
Hayden Invited to U.S. Army War College Colloquium
Nov 8 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Hayden Invited to U.S. Army War College Colloquium
Dr. Gregory Hayden, professor of economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, received an unexpected call late last year from former student, Col. Craig Strong ‘95. Strong, attending classes at the U.S. Army War College (USAWC), told Hayden he wanted to nominate him to participate in a capstone colloquium which concludes each graduating class year.
State Farm Ethics Speaker Frank Bucaro Discussed Key Issues in Business Ethics
Nov 4 2016 4:00 PM | » Full Article
State Farm Ethics Speaker Frank Bucaro Discussed Key Issues in Business Ethics
Frank Bucaro, a leading expert and advocate of the power of ethical leadership in business, presented “The Trust Puzzle: A Leader’s Guide to Ethics in Business,” to an audience of more than 1,200 November 3 as a part of the State Farm Ethics Lecture Series at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration. Bucaro spoke to the CBA community at the Lied Center for Performing Arts about the importance of ethics in business today regarding the moral spiral of making a decision and the consequences that come after.
October Surveys: Business and Consumer Outlooks Moderate
Nov 4 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
October Surveys: Business and Consumer Outlooks Moderate
Business and consumer confidence moderated in Nebraska during October, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Davidson Honored with Rising Star Award
Oct 27 2016 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Davidson Honored with Rising Star Award
Jennifer Davidson, associate professor of practice at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration and president of the Nebraska Council on Economic Education, received the Rising Star Award from the National Association of Economic Educators and the Council for Economic Education. The award was presented at the Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference in Phoenix in October.
Indicator: Growing Optimism About 2017
Oct 21 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: Growing Optimism About 2017
Nebraska will experience moderate economic growth in the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Green Announces Duane Acklie Chair at CBA
Oct 20 2016 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Green Announces Duane Acklie Chair at CBA
Chancellor Ronnie Green of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced the establishment of the Duane Acklie Chair at the College of Business Administration to support the Clayton K. Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance. Dr. John Anderson, Baird Family Professor of Economics, believes the new chair puts CBA in position to be a leader in the field of international trade.
Optimistic Businesses and Wary Consumers
Oct 7 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Optimistic Businesses and Wary Consumers
A gap re-emerged between business and consumer confidence in Nebraska during September, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Mackey Preaches Conscious Capitalism to Business Students
Oct 6 2016 1:30 PM | » Full Article
Mackey Preaches Conscious Capitalism to Business Students
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.
CBA Harris Lecture Series Presents John Mackey CEO of Whole Foods
Sep 19 2016 4:30 PM | » Full Article
CBA Harris Lecture Series Presents John Mackey CEO of Whole Foods
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.
Business Week 2016 Brings Students Together to Learn and Have Fun
Sep 19 2016 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Business Week 2016 Brings Students Together to Learn and Have Fun
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.
More Than 200 Board Members Convene for CBA Partnership Summit
Sep 17 2016 5:00 PM | » Full Article
More Than 200 Board Members Convene for CBA Partnership Summit
The largest-ever College of Business Administration Partnership Summit at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln saw more than 200 members from 14 of the 15 advisory boards gather for meetings throughout campus, a luncheon at the Nebraska Champions Club and tours of the new CBA building. The luncheon featured Dean Donde Plowman’s State of the College Address, as well a keynote address from UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green.
Indicator: More Signs of Slow Nebraska Growth in Early 2017
Sep 16 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: More Signs of Slow Nebraska Growth in Early 2017
Nebraska will experience slow economic growth in early 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
College of Business Administration Jumps 13 Spots in U.S. News & World Report  Rankings
Sep 13 2016 8:45 AM | » Full Article
College of Business Administration Jumps 13 Spots in <em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em> Rankings
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.
Consumer and Business Confidence Hold Steady
Sep 2 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Consumer and Business Confidence Hold Steady
Consumer confidence remained weak and business confidence remained positive in Nebraska during August, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Back to School Bash Held for Last Time at Current CBA Building
Aug 25 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Back to School Bash Held for Last Time at Current CBA Building
The first of a year full of lasts happened when the College of Business Administration hosted the Back to School Bash at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. With CBA moving into a new building next fall, the celebration marked the final kickoff to the school year on the west side of the current CBA building.
 
Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Moderate in Early 2017
Aug 19 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: Nebraska Growth to Moderate in Early 2017
Economic growth should moderate in Nebraska in early 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.>
New Graduates Prepare to Start Something
Aug 16 2016 9:30 AM | » Full Article
New Graduates Prepare to Start Something
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 135 seniors, master and doctoral students Saturday, August 15, at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Four of the graduates looked back at their time at CBA and forward to how they will Start Something after graduation.
 
CBA Honors Academy Opens World of Opportunities to Van Hoosen
Aug 9 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
CBA Honors Academy Opens World of Opportunities to Van Hoosen
Courtney Van Hoosen
Courtney Van Hoosen jokes about being the type of person who has to be busy or she gets sick. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior from Omaha, Nebraska, is a double major in international business and French and has minors in economics and Japanese. She plays club volleyball, is an intern at Sandhills Publishing and interned this summer in Europe. This spring she formed a new student organization in the College of Business Administration called the Husker International Business Club. She has done it all while also participating in the CBA Honors Academy, and serving as secretary and treasurer for its student council.
 
Improving Consumer Confidence
Aug 5 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Improving Consumer Confidence
Consumer confidence improved in Nebraska during July while the outlook for employment remained positive, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Indicator: Nebraska Growth Strong Through the Rest of 2016
Jul 29 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: Nebraska Growth Strong Through the Rest of 2016
Nebraska should experience strong economic growth through the rest of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
Start Your Story: Phoebe Lockhart
Jul 12 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Start Your Story: Phoebe Lockhart
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Phoebe Lockhart, a junior economics major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, was selected to participate in the 2016 Mount Vernon Leadership Fellowship program at the home of George Washington in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The Ogallala, Nebraska, native was one of 16 students from across the United States in the intensive leadership development program for nearly six-weeks this summer. The fellowship program is for incoming juniors who want to learn from George Washington’s leadership lessons,interact with leaders in the corporate, government and military sectors in the nation’s capital andmake a difference in the world.
Back to School Bash to Kick Off Final Year in Current CBA Building
Jul 12 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Back to School Bash to Kick Off Final Year in Current CBA Building
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.
 
June Surveys: Solid Employment Outlook
Jul 8 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
June Surveys: Solid Employment Outlook
The outlook for employment was strong in Nebraska during June, while consumer confidence improved during the month, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
 
More than 800 Business Students Named to Spring Dean’s List and Honor Roll
Jun 24 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article
More than 800 Business Students Named to Spring Dean’s List and Honor Roll
More than 800 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the College of Business Administration Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the spring semester
Indicator: A Loss of Momentum
Jun 17 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: A Loss of Momentum
After strong growth in the summer and fall, the Nebraska economy may cool in late 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Snodgrass to Represent Nebraska at Policy Workshop
Jun 16 2016 3:15 PM | » Full Article
Snodgrass to Represent Nebraska at Policy Workshop
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.  
 
Indicator: Nebraska Economic Outlook Remains Strong
May 20 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: Nebraska Economic Outlook Remains Strong
The Nebraska economy should grow rapidly during the second half of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Senior Sendoff Honors Graduates
May 10 2016 9:30 AM | » Full Article
Senior Sendoff Honors Graduates
A new event helped kick off Commencement festivities at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as more than 300 people attended the inaugural College of Business Administration Senior Sendoff Friday, May 6, at The Railyard in Lincoln’s Haymarket District. The college’s graduating seniors, along with their families and friends, and faculty and staff, were invited to the event to celebrate the graduates.
 
CBA Marks Halfway Point of Construction with Celebration
May 9 2016 3:00 PM | » Full Article
CBA Marks Halfway Point of Construction with Celebration
Faculty and staff from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration recognized the halfway mark of new building construction with a “Celebrating 400 Days of Construction” picnic on the East Memorial Stadium Plaza.
More Than 500 Students Receive Business Degrees
May 7 2016 1:00 PM | » Full Article
More Than 500 Students Receive Business Degrees
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated more than 500 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, in ceremonies at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Three undergraduates and one graduate student shared their experiences at CBA and how they plan to Start Something after graduation.
Business Expectations Remain Strong in Nebraska
May 6 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Business Expectations Remain Strong in Nebraska
Business expectations and consumer confidence held steady in Nebraska during April, according to the latest monthly surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
UNL Students Capture Over 40 Awards at PBL State Conference
May 2 2016 3:00 PM | » Full Article
UNL Students Capture Over 40 Awards at PBL State Conference
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.
Undergraduate Business Students Recognized for Academic Achievement
Apr 29 2016 4:30 PM | » Full Article
Undergraduate Business Students Recognized for Academic Achievement
More than 75 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students received awards for academic achievement at the 2016 CBA Honors Ceremony on Sunday, April 24. Dr. Donna Dudney, associate dean for undergraduate programs and associate professor of finance, and Dr. D’vee Buss, assistant dean for undergraduate programs, distributed the awards, including the William Gold Scholarship Keys, the Clifford Hicks Honor Keys, the LeRossignol Scholar Awards and the Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Keys.
 
England-Clark Conference Connects Economics Alumni
Apr 26 2016 4:30 PM | » Full Article
England-Clark Conference Connects Economics Alumni
Though it takes place just once every five years, the England-Clark Conference is woven into the fabric of the Department of Economics in the College of Business Administration. Celebrating 110 years of doctoral research in economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the conference brought together CBA economics alumni and current faculty and students for two days of celebration and academic conferences. The conference is named in honor of two pioneers of the economics graduate program: Minnie Throop England (1906), who published an influential body of work addressing business cycle theory and taught at UNL from 1906 to 1921, and Anderson W. Clark (1905), who founded the Child Saving Institute in Omaha, Nebraska.
 
Students Explore Professional Opportunities in Washington D.C.
Apr 26 2016 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Students Explore Professional Opportunities in Washington D.C.
Students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration connected with professionals in a variety of local, national and international companies in Washington D.C. Career Services at CBA led a group of 10 students to a series of company tours, meetings with successful alumni and a panel discussion regarding finding employment after graduation and life in Washington D.C.
 
Dean Plowman Presents CBA Faculty, Staff Awards
Apr 21 2016 10:30 AM | » Full Article
Dean Plowman Presents CBA Faculty, Staff Awards
The 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration took place April 20 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean, presented the awards to the eight award recipients.
 
Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated
Apr 18 2016 10:30 AM | » Full Article
Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated
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.
 
Economic Indicator: Nebraska’s Growth Prospects Improve
Apr 15 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Economic Indicator: Nebraska’s Growth Prospects Improve
The Nebraska economy should grow rapidly during the second half of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
 
March Surveys: Businesses Expectations Improve in Nebraska
Apr 1 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
March Surveys: Businesses Expectations Improve in Nebraska
Business expectations improved in Nebraska during March while consumer confidence held steady, according to the latest surveys conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
Indicator: Nebraska’s Growth Prospects Improve
Mar 18 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Indicator: Nebraska’s Growth Prospects Improve
The Nebraska economy should grow solidly during the summer of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
Start Your Story: Matt Foley
Mar 8 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Start Your Story: Matt Foley
Matt Foley
Matt Foley, a junior economics and management major, started a company with three partners that was recently named a Top-10 Finalist in the international Thought for Food Challenge. The Lincoln-native and his team of two other University of Nebraska–Lincoln students and a faculty advisor from the Biosystems Engineering Department submitted their online marketplace called FarmAfield into the competition. Over 500 entries from over 100 countries were submitted aimed at finding creative ways to face the global challenge of feeding the world.
 
Survey a Mixed Outlook From Households and Businesses
Mar 4 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Survey a Mixed Outlook From Households and Businesses
Consumer confidence rose, but remained negative in Nebraska during February while Nebraska businesses remained optimistic about expanding employment, according to the February Surveys of Nebraska Households and Nebraska Business, which are conducted by the UNL Bureau of Business Research.
January Increase for Nebraska’s Leading Indicator
Feb 19 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
January Increase for Nebraska’s Leading Indicator
Growth in the Nebraska economy will be modest during the summer of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
Senshu Visitors Celebrate 30th Anniversary of CBA Partnership
Feb 17 2016 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Senshu Visitors Celebrate 30th Anniversary of CBA Partnership
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration and Senshu University in Japan are currently celebrating the 30th anniversary of the exchange partnership between the two schools. As part of the celebration, Dr. Yutaka Takahashi, dean of international academic affairs, and Yuta Yazawa, deputy associate manager and study abroad coordinator at Senshu, visited UNL for five days of meetings and cultural exchange.
More than 800 Business Students Make Fall Semester Dean’s List
Feb 15 2016 8:30 AM | » Full Article
More than 800 Business Students Make Fall Semester Dean’s List
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced 815 College of Business Administration students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester. To receive this honor, students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. Master of business administration students qualify for the Dean’s List with a 4.0 GPA and nine or more credit hours.
UNL Parents Association Honors 17 CBA Faculty, Staff
Feb 12 2016 9:30 AM | » Full Article
UNL Parents Association Honors 17 CBA Faculty, Staff
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln had 17 faculty and staff members recognized by the UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association for their outstanding contributions to students. The award honors those faculty and staff members who have made significant differences in the lives of their students.
 
Businesses Optimistic but Consumer Confidence is Down
Feb 5 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Businesses Optimistic but Consumer Confidence is Down
Consumer confidence declined in Nebraska during January while Nebraska businesses were optimistic about expanding employment and sales, according to the January Survey of Nebraska Households and the January Survey of Nebraska Business, both of which are conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Declines During December
Jan 15 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Declines During December
Growth in the Nebraska economy will be solid rather than strong during the first half of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
December Survey: Mixed Outlook in Nebraska
Jan 8 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article
December Survey: Mixed Outlook in Nebraska
Nebraska businesses remain optimistic about the employment outlook but have a mixed outlook for sales, according to the latest monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rises for a Second Month
Dec 18 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rises for a Second Month
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in November, by 0.38 percent.
Graduating Seniors Start Something at CBA
Dec 16 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Graduating Seniors Start Something at CBA
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 238 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Friday, December 18 and Saturday, December 19 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena ceremonies. Four of the graduates talked about their experiences at CBA and how they plan to Start Something in business.
Three Year Nebraska Economic Forecast
Dec 10 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Three Year Nebraska Economic Forecast
Nebraska agriculture has another down year ahead, according to the latest long-term economic forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research.

Other economic sectors in the state should see decent, though not spectacular, growth.
Businesses Optimism Returns in Nebraska
Dec 4 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Businesses Optimism Returns in Nebraska
Nebraska businesses have turned optimistic about the outlook for sales and employment, according to the latest monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nov 20 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rebounded in October, rising by 1.06 percent. 
 
The rise in the index reversed a decline during the month of September. “Taken together, results for the last two months suggest that the Nebraska economy will expand at a modest pace during the first months of 2016.   
Renowned Financial Speaker to Visit UNL
Nov 10 2015 4:45 PM | » Full Article
Renowned Financial Speaker to Visit UNL
The Nebraska Council of Economic Education and Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity will host speaker Adam Carroll on Thursday, November 12 at 7 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public, and everyone, especially students interested in learning about managing their personal finances during and after college, is encouraged to attend.
 
October Survey: Mixed Outlook for Nebraska Businesses
Nov 6 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
October Survey: Mixed Outlook for Nebraska Businesses
For the second consecutive month, Nebraska businesses grew less optimistic about the short-term economic outlook, according to the latest monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Rock Musician Brings Message of Financial Literacy to UNL
Nov 5 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Rock Musician Brings Message of Financial Literacy to UNL
Rock music and economics might not be the most obvious combination to unite on stage. Nonetheless, that is exactly what happened when the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) invited the Gooding band to play music and talk economic literacy to a group of 600 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Nebraska Union October 28.
Continued Growth in Nebraska Leading Indicator
Sep 18 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Continued Growth in Nebraska Leading Indicator
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose for the 5th consecutive month in August, increasing by 0.31 percent.

The increase implies that the Nebraska economy will expand through the first quarter of 2016.  
Businesses Throughout Nebraska Hold Positive Outlook
Sep 4 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Businesses Throughout Nebraska Hold Positive Outlook
Nebraska businesses remain positive in their outlook for both sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Among respondents to the August Survey, 28 percent expected sales to increase over the next six months, compared to 18 percent who predicted a decline in sales.
Modest Uptick in Nebraska Leading Indicator
Aug 21 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Modest Uptick in Nebraska Leading Indicator
A July increase in Nebraska’s leading economic indicator suggests consistent economic growth for Nebraska through the end of 2015 and into 2016.

The modest increase of 0.17% is the fifth increase in the last six months.
Seniors Use CBA Experiences in the Job Market
Aug 15 2015 1:00 PM | » Full Article
Seniors Use CBA Experiences in the Job Market
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 118 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Saturday, August 15 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Two August graduates reminisce about how their CBA experiences prepared them to Start Something in the business world.
July Survey: Nebraska Businesses Remain Optimistic
Aug 7 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
July Survey: Nebraska Businesses Remain Optimistic
Nebraska businesses remain optimistic in their outlook for both sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  
 
One in three businesses responding to the July Survey of Nebraska Business expected sales to increase over the next six months, compared to just 13 percent who predicted a decline in sales.
The Nebraska Leading Indicator Nudges Higher
Jun 19 2015 2:00 AM | » Full Article
The Nebraska Leading Indicator Nudges Higher
An increase in Nebraska’s leading economic indicator continues to suggest a strong Nebraska economy during the second half of 2015.
 
The indicator has risen five of the last six months. 
May Survey: Nebraska Businesses Remain Very Optimistic
Jun 5 2015 2:00 AM | » Full Article
May Survey: Nebraska Businesses Remain Very Optimistic
Nebraska businesses remained very optimistic in their outlook for sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Improving Outlook for Nebraska Businesses
May 15 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Improving Outlook for Nebraska Businesses
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator rose by 1.99% in April. This sharp increase suggests strong growth in the Nebraska economy during the second half of 2015.
 
“The sharp increase in the LEI-N reflects strong business expectations, a recent decline in the value of the U.S. Dollar, and a decline initial claims for unemployment insurance,” said economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  
 
CBA Senior Graduates Prepared to Start Something
May 9 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article
CBA Senior Graduates Prepared to Start Something
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 445 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Five May graduates share their CBA experience and how they are prepared to Start Something in the business world.
April Survey: Nebraska Businesses Report Record Optimism
May 8 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
April Survey: Nebraska Businesses Report Record Optimism
Nebraska businesses are very optimistic in their outlook for sales and employment over the next six months, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Bureau of Business Research.  
 
Nearly one in four respondents to the April Survey of Nebraska Business expected to add employees in the next six months. Only 4 percent said they expected to reduce employment.
CBA Faculty and Staff Recognized with College Honors
May 1 2015 9:30 AM | » Full Article
CBA Faculty and Staff Recognized with College Honors
The 2015 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration was held April 30 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean, presented the awards to the seven award recipients and recognized four retiring faculty.
Leading Indicator: Nebraska Remains On Track for Growth
Apr 17 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Leading Indicator: Nebraska Remains On Track for Growth
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator rose by 0.08% in March. This is the fourth consecutive monthly increase and suggests that Nebraska will benefit from consistent economic growth throughout 2015.
Undergraduate Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
Apr 16 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Undergraduate Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
More than 125 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students were honored at the 2015 CBA Honors Ceremony held Sunday, April 12. Eighty students received CBA awards for academic achievement including the William Gold Scholarship Keys, the Clifford Hicks Honor Keys, the LeRossignol Scholar Awards and the Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Keys.
International Association for Feminist Economics Partners with World Bank
Apr 16 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article
International Association for Feminist Economics Partners with World Bank
The International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE), located in the Department of Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, is partnering with the World Bank for an innovative special issue of its award winning journal Feminist Economics. The issue focuses on women’s voice and agency– their ability to make decisions and take advantage of opportunities.
State Business Grow More Optimistic for 2015
Apr 3 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
State Business Grow More Optimistic for 2015
Nebraska businesses are optimistic in their outlook for sales over the next six months and very optimistic in their outlook for employment.
Nebraska Leading Economic Indicator Flat in February
Mar 20 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Leading Economic Indicator Flat in February
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator was essentially flat in February, rising by just 0.01. The flat value followed two months of growth during December 2014 and January 2015. Taken together, the three months of data suggest that the Nebraska economy will improve later in the year.
BBR Research Reports Economic Forecasts for Nebraskans
Mar 18 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article
BBR Research Reports Economic Forecasts for Nebraskans
The economy is one of the most important issues people face when planning finances, shopping or visiting the voting booth. The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) wants Nebraskans to know exactly what to expect from the economy by releasing a series of economic reports geared at making research understandable and relevant to families and businesses throughout the state.
UNL Parents Association Honors 14 CBA Faculty, Staff
Mar 17 2015 9:30 AM | » Full Article
UNL Parents Association Honors 14 CBA Faculty, Staff
The UNL College of Business Administration had 14 faculty and staff members honored by the UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association at an annual recognition ceremony in January. Certificates of recognition for contributions to students were given during the ceremony. The awards provide positive feedback to campus faculty and staff about the work they do with students.
 
Ann Mari May and Colleagues Receive “Big Ideas” Planning Grant
Mar 13 2015 8:30 AM | » Full Article
Ann Mari May and Colleagues Receive “Big Ideas” Planning Grant
Policy-makers are increasingly interested in findings ways of “nudging” individuals to make better decisions regarding their health, personal finance, education and labor market choices. However, in these important life domains, differences in decision-making by men and women, leading to significant variations in numerous measures of well-being often go unseen.
CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Mar 5 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article
CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Construction of UNL's new College of Business Administration Building launched with a ceremonial turning of dirt on March 4.

An estimated 350 attended the groundbreaking ceremony, which was held inside the Kauffman Academic Residential Center and near the site of the new building at 14th and Vine streets.
Olson Seminars Opened with Talk on Controversial State Taxes
Feb 20 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Olson Seminars Opened with Talk on Controversial State Taxes
The spring semester's first lecture in the Center for Great Plains Studies' Paul A. Olson Seminars in Great Plains Studies series featured UNL economists Eric Thompson and John Anderson speaking on taxes in the region.
A Rising Leading Economic Indicator Forecast in Nebraska
Feb 20 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
A Rising Leading Economic Indicator Forecast in Nebraska
Nebraska’s economy should accelerate during mid-2015, according to the latest Leading Economic Indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator, designed to predict economic growth six months into the future, rose by 0.40 percent in January. Two of six economic factors used to calculate the indicator, business expectations and initial claims for unemployment insurance, improved solidly during the month.
January Survey: Nebraska Business Maintain Optimism for Employment Growth
Feb 6 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
January Survey:  Nebraska Business Maintain Optimism for Employment Growth
Nebraska business’s maintained their optimistic outlook in for employment in January, according to the latest survey by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
 
Respondents to the January Survey of Nebraska Business were solidly optimistic in their expectations for employment growth, said UNL economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research.
Nearly 800 Business Students Make Fall Semester Dean’s List
Jan 29 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Nearly 800 Business Students Make Fall Semester Dean’s List
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced 798 College of Business Administration students were named to the Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester. To be included, students must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. Master of business administration students qualify for the Dean’s List with a 4.0 GPA and nine or more credit hours.
Nebraska to See Steady Growth in an Uncertain World
Jan 23 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska to See Steady Growth in an Uncertain World
Though the national economy likely will fluctuate, most Nebraskans can expect modest but steady economic growth during the next three years, economic forecasters say.

In the latest long-term forecast released by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska is depicted as a haven of steady growth in an uncertain world.
Strong Business Expectations and a Rising Leading Economic Indicator
Jan 16 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Strong Business Expectations and a Rising Leading Economic Indicator
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator, designed to predict economic growth six months into the future, rose by 0.87 percent in December.
 
“The improvement in the leading indicator suggests that economic growth will accelerate in Nebraska during mid-2015,” said economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Points to Slowing Economy
Dec 19 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Points to Slowing Economy
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell in November by 1.33%.
 
“The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska is designed to predict economic growth six months in the future,” said economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. “The drop in the leading indicators suggests that economic growth will slow in Nebraska during the second quarter of 2015,” said Thompson.
Graduating Seniors Prepared to Start Something
Dec 18 2014 10:30 AM | » Full Article
Graduating Seniors Prepared to Start Something
Commencement ceremonies for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will be held on Friday, December 19 and Saturday, December 20 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. The College of Business Administration graduated 384 seniors, masters and doctoral students. Four December graduates reflect on their CBA experience and how they are ready to Start Something in business.  
Business Optimism Persists in Nebraska
Dec 12 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Business Optimism Persists in Nebraska
Nebraska business’s maintained their optimistic outlook in November, according to the latest survey by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
           
Respondents to the November Survey of Nebraska Business were solidly optimistic in their expectations for both sales and employment growth, said UNL economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research.
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator Mixed During October
Nov 21 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator Mixed During October
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell slightly, by 0.10 percent in October, marking the second consecutive monthly decline.

“The decline in the Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska is primarily the result of a sharp increase in the value of the U.S. dollar during October,” said University of Nebraska-Lincoln economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research. “A rising dollar puts pressure on exporters in agriculture and manufacturing.”
Nebraska Council on Economic Education Screens Inequality for All Film
Nov 14 2014 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Council on Economic Education Screens <i>Inequality for All</i>  Film
Nearly 250 people showed up for the Nebraska Council for Economic Education (NCEE) free screening of the Robert Reich movie Inequality for All at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Center on November 6. Most of the attendees were business students who watched the movie and stayed to hear a panel discussion featuring CBA professors Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research, Dr. Hank van den Berg, professor of economics, and Dr. Seth Giertz, associate professor of economics.
Nebraska Businesses Turn Optimistic Again
Nov 7 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Businesses Turn Optimistic Again
Nebraska business’s regained their optimistic outlook in October, according to the latest survey by the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Respondents to the October Survey of Nebraska Business were optimistic in their expectations for both sales and employment growth, said UNL economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research.
Retired Marine Colonel Stresses Integrity at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series
Nov 5 2014 3:30 PM | » Full Article
Retired Marine Colonel Stresses Integrity at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series
More than 2,000 College of Business Administration students attended the fall State Farm Ethics Lecture Series to hear Col. Arthur J. Athens, U.S. Marine Corps speak about the importance of integrity in one’s life at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Athens, director of the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, told students he puts a premium on people who maintain a consistent self in all situations.
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Signals Slower Growth Ahead
Oct 17 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Signals Slower Growth Ahead
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell by 0.45 percent in September, marking the second decline in three months.

“The decline in the Leading Economic Indicator suggests weaker growth for the Nebraska economy during the first quarter of 2015,” said University of Nebraska-Lincoln economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research. “The Nebraska economy is growing solidly at the moment, but economic momentum will slow around the turn of the year.”
Partnership Summit Welcomes Nearly 200 Board Members to CBA
Sep 24 2014 4:30 PM | » Full Article
Partnership Summit Welcomes Nearly 200 Board Members to CBA
A record number of nearly 200 advisory board members met at the UNL College of Business Administration on Friday, September 19, for the 2014 Partnership Summit and Advisory Board meetings. Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration, gave the State of the College address at the Grand Manse in downtown Lincoln where she emphasized the positive trajectories happening at CBA including business major enrollments approaching 3,900, business minors totaling about 1,500 and 35 new faculty hired in the last four years.
CBA Students Score High Marks on the Bloomberg Aptitude Test
Sep 16 2014 3:00 PM | » Full Article
CBA Students Score High Marks on the Bloomberg Aptitude Test
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration provides opportunities for students to start something in the business world. Kyle Kaluza, a senior economics and finance major from Omaha, Nebraska, took the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) to give him an upper hand in the job market.
CBA Climbed 21 Spots in Latest U.S. News Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings
Sep 10 2014 11:30 AM | » Full Article
CBA Climbed 21 Spots in Latest U.S. News Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration jumped 21 spots to No. 51 in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of undergraduate business programs. There were 429 schools listed in the latest rankings based on an assessment survey conducted in the spring of 2014. U.S. News surveyed deans and senior faculty at each undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and asked them to rate the overall quality of the undergraduate business program at each university.
Graduating Seniors Reflect on CBA Experience
Aug 16 2014 1:30 PM | » Full Article
Graduating Seniors Reflect on CBA Experience
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 135 seniors, masters and doctoral students at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 16 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Two August graduates who are ready to Start Something in the business world shared how their CBA experience gave them an advantage in the work force
Nebraska Businesses Optimistic About Economy
Aug 1 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Businesses Optimistic About Economy
For the sixth straight month, Nebraska businesses reported a positive outlook for the state economy, according to the July business outlook survey conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research.
Strong Business Expectations Support Another Increase in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Jul 18 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Strong Business Expectations Support Another Increase in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Lincoln, Neb., July 18, 2014 – The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) rose by 1.01% in June, 2014, for its fifth consecutive monthly increase.
Forecasters: Nebraska Economy to Remain Solid, Though Growth Will Slow
Jul 11 2014 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Forecasters: Nebraska Economy to Remain Solid, Though Growth Will Slow
After a couple of red-hot years in the farm sector and in home construction, Nebraska’s economy will slow enough for the rest of the nation to catch up, state forecasters say.
BBR Business Survey Shows Positive Outlook
Jul 3 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
BBR Business Survey Shows Positive Outlook
Nebraska businesses reported a positive outlook for sales and employment for the next six months, according to a June survey conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bureau of Business Research.
Fourth Consecutive Increase in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Jun 20 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Fourth Consecutive Increase in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) rose by 0.13% in May, 2014, for its fourth consecutive monthly increase.
Leading Economic Indicator Surges in April
May 16 2014 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Leading Economic Indicator Surges in April
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) rose by 1.89% in April 2014. This rapid increase during April is the third consecutive monthly improvement in the LEI-N.
Student TED Talks Inspire Global Thinking
May 14 2014 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Student TED Talks Inspire Global Thinking
Students at the University of NebraskaLincoln College of Business Administration in the ECON 445 Economics, Gender and Social Provisioning class presented ideas for making a positive impact in the world during finals week. Their assignment was to deliver a five minute presentation, similar to a TED Talk, a national series of presentations given under the broad umbrella of “ideas worth spreading,” on a subject related to the class. The result was a diverse series of presentations ranging from turning used pizza boxes into firewood to helping increase the minimum wage in Bangladesh.
Graduating Seniors Offer Advice to Current Students
May 10 2014 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Graduating Seniors Offer Advice to Current Students
Graduating seniors, masters and doctoral students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration received their diplomas Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10 at commencement exercises at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Before the graduates begin their next chapter in new careers or furthering their education, some took time to share advice with current students looking to Start Something.
 
Leading Economic Indicator Drops Slightly in March
Apr 18 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Leading Economic Indicator Drops Slightly in March
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) declined by 0.07% in March 2014. This slight decrease followed solid growth in February. Together, results from the two months suggest continued growth in the Nebraska economy.
Undergraduate Business Students Recognized at CBA Honors Ceremony
Apr 17 2014 8:30 AM | » Full Article
Undergraduate Business Students Recognized at CBA Honors Ceremony
Nearly 100 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students were honored at the 2014 CBA Honors Ceremony held on Sunday, April 13. Forty-five students received CBA awards for academic achievement including the William Gold Scholarship Keys, the Clifford Hicks Honor Keys, the LeRossignol Scholar Awards and the Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Keys.
Leading Economic Indicator Improves in February
Mar 21 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Leading Economic Indicator Improves in February
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) increased by 0.99% in February 2014. The increase in the LEI-N suggests moderate growth in the Nebraska economy during the summer of 2014.
Up in December, Down in January; Signs Still Positive for Nebraska’s Economy
Feb 21 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Up in December, Down in January; Signs Still Positive for Nebraska’s Economy
Following strong gains in December, Nebraska’s leading economic indicator declined in January, continuing the up-and-down trend seen in recent months.
Dean's List Announced for 2013 Fall Semester
Feb 20 2014 1:30 PM | » Full Article
Dean's List Announced for 2013 Fall Semester
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced the 786 College of Business Administration students named to the Dean’s List for the 2013 fall semester. To be included, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher for the semester.
Business Students Sweep to Success on UNL Curling Team
Feb 19 2014 2:30 PM | » Full Article
Business Students Sweep to Success on UNL Curling Team
The sport of curling may not receive the same attention as figure skating or snowboarding at the Winter Olympics, but it does have its share of fans. In fact, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, two students– Cameron Binder and Katherine Mitenko– lead the Nebraska Curling team.
UNL Parents Association Honors 12 CBA Faculty, Staff
Feb 12 2014 3:00 PM | » Full Article
UNL Parents Association Honors 12 CBA Faculty, Staff
The UNL College of Business Administration had 12 faculty and staff members honored by the UNL Teaching Council and UNL Parents Association at an annual recognition ceremony on Feb. 7. Certificates of recognition for contributions to students were given during the ceremony.  The awards provide positive feedback to campus faculty and staff about the work they do with students.
BBR Report Projects Moderate Growth for Nebraska Economy
Jan 21 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
BBR Report Projects Moderate Growth for Nebraska Economy
Nebraska's economy will grow at a moderate pace during the next few years, though not as fast as the national economy, state forecasters predicted through a report produced by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration Bureau of Business Research.
Leading Economic Indicator Increases in December
Jan 17 2014 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Leading Economic Indicator Increases in December
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) increased by 0.78% in December 2013. This increase reverses a decline during the previous month. “The increase in the value of the LEI-N in December suggests that economic growth in Nebraska may accelerate during the summer of 2014.
Economic Indicator Declines in November
Dec 20 2013 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Economic Indicator Declines in November
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) decreased by 0.59% in November 2013. This decline follows solid growth in the LEI-N during August and September, and weak growth during October. “Changes in the value of the LEI-N in recent months suggest moderate growth in the Nebraska economy during the first quarter of 2014 but that growth will slow during the second quarter,” said University of Nebraska-Lincoln economist Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research.
Graduating Students Thankful for Opportunities at CBA
Dec 19 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Graduating Students Thankful for Opportunities at CBA
Graduating seniors, masters and doctoral students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration will receive their diplomas this Friday and Saturday at commencement exercises at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Before the graduates begin their next chapter in new careers or furthering their education, some took time to share how CBA helped them Start Something.
John Anderson Addresses Tax Policy Concerns for Nebraska
Dec 4 2013 2:00 PM | » Full Article
John Anderson Addresses Tax Policy Concerns for Nebraska
Dr. John Anderson, Baird Family Professor of Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, spoke to the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry at the 2013 Nebraska Policy and Issues Tax Summit on November 18. He discussed modernizing the tax code by eliminating tax exemptions and deductions to broaden the base revenue. This would allow for lowering rates across all tax brackets.
Economic Growth Still on Tap for Early 2014
Nov 15 2013 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Economic Growth Still on Tap for Early 2014
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) decreased by 0.08% in October 2013. This slight decline followed two months of solid growth in the LEI-N in August and September.
National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore Visits CBA
Oct 28 2013 4:00 PM | » Full Article
National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore Visits CBA
National Geographic photographer, international wildlife advocate and Lincoln, Neb., native Joel Sartore recently spoke to students in Dr. Ann Mari May’s macroeconomics class. Students in the class were impressed with Sartore’s adventures as a wildlife photographer, and were excited to learn more about the connections between how the economy operates and life in the natural world.
Leading Economics Indicator Shows Private Sector Expanding in Nebraska
Oct 18 2013 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Leading Economics Indicator Shows Private Sector Expanding in Nebraska
The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska (LEI-N) increased by 0.95% in September 2013. The increase suggests modest growth in the Nebraska economy through the rest of 2013 and in early 2014. The Leading Economic Indicator – Nebraska is produced by faculty and students in the Department of Economics and Bureau of Business Research within the UNL College of Business Administration.
Kiewit Representatives Encourage Students to Explore Career Possibilities
Oct 17 2013 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Kiewit Representatives Encourage Students to Explore Career Possibilities
Andrew Wesely and Brian Seger are both University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduates who presented in classes at CBA and encouraged business students to think outside the box when considering a career path. Wesely and Seger work at Kiewit Construction and believe it is the kind of opportunity current business students are being prepared for at CBA.