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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
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
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 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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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