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Nebraska Will Continue to Recover from Pandemic, Forecast Shows
Nebraska Will Continue to Recover from Pandemic, Forecast Shows
Apr 16 2021 3:00 AM

During 2021 and early 2022, the Nebraska economy will continue to recoup the economic losses from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the new three-year forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council.

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Nunnally Pursues MBA@Nebraska to Maximize Service in Nepal
Nunnally Pursues MBA@Nebraska to Maximize Service in Nepal
Apr 14 2021 9:00 AM
Allen Nunnally needed additional business skills to be of maximum service in his career helping the people of Nepal. He joined forces with faculty and fellow students in the MBA@Nebraska program to advance his leadership, organizational and cultural awareness for his job at MountainChild, where he serves as country director in Kathmandu, Nepal. » Full Article
Accounting Improv Course Bolsters Students’ Communication Skills
Accounting Improv Course Bolsters Students’ Communication Skills
Apr 13 2021 9:00 AM
Research and Communication in Accounting (ACCT 455), a new course, merges the worlds of business and theater with the goal of preparing future accountants to adapt to an ever-changing industry. Ultimately, it prepares students to communicate effectively in the workplace during even the most unpredictable situations. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2021
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2021
Apr 12 2021 9:00 AM
With the Spring 2021 semester underway, Leading People & Projects (MNGT 411) is back to work helping nonprofits in the Lincoln community. Better known as "Strive to Thrive Lincoln," University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students work together in the course to allocate two $5,000 grants to two local nonprofits helping to serve others in the Lincoln community. Funds are made possible through a donation by Rhonda Seacrest and a partnership with the College of Business. The course perfectly blends business topics, service and philanthropy to create a one-of-a-kind experience for students. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Retains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation
Nebraska Business Retains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation
Apr 7 2021 6:00 PM
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln earned reaccreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for an additional five-year period. One of the 17 AACSB charter members in 1916, Nebraska builds upon its more than 100-year history as a leading business school with this reaccreditation. Only 5% of all business schools globally receive the designation, a worldwide marker of quality in business education. » Full Article
Book Labs Challenge Honors Academy Students
Book Labs Challenge Honors Academy Students
Apr 6 2021 9:00 AM
American educator Charles William Eliot believed books provide patient teachers, and accessible and wise counsel. Nebraska Business Honors Academy students benefit annually from both when University of Nebraska–Lincoln and community volunteers lead group discussions on selected books. » Full Article
Employee Financial Wellness Program Set to Launch
Employee Financial Wellness Program Set to Launch
Apr 5 2021 11:59 AM
Through a partnership between the Nebraska State Treasurer’s office and the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE), a new employee financial wellness program, launching Tuesday, April 6, will assist Nebraska employees in planning their fiscal future. » Full Article
Achievements for April 2021
Achievements for April 2021
Apr 2 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Growth to Continue through the Summer
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Growth to Continue through the Summer
Apr 1 2021 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during February 2021, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Students Experience Crash Course on Startups
Students Experience Crash Course on Startups
Mar 31 2021 9:00 AM
Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business turned ideas into action running their own businesses through a weeklong startup simulation called The Crash Course. Undergraduates involved in the Clifton Strengths Organization (CSO), a recognized student organization, gained the hands-on learning experience of operating a startup and ended with a profit of more than $2,000. » Full Article
Coffee Industry Brews New Ideas for Business Students in Costa Rica
Coffee Industry Brews New Ideas for Business Students in Costa Rica
Mar 25 2021 9:00 AM
Though exotic locations play a role in capturing the imagination of international business students, the true value in a Business Abroad program happens through experiential projects designed to enlighten students on global industries. Last winter, 10 International Business Distinguished Scholar students traveled to Costa Rica to immerse themselves in the coffee industry with the support and mentorship of alumni. » Full Article
Smith Creates Design to Help Save Lives
Smith Creates Design to Help Save Lives
Mar 23 2021 9:00 AM
After working in the Big Red Resilience & Well-Being office, Kate Smith, senior graphic design major, learned that sometimes all it takes is one conversation to prevent a suicide and save a life. She applied her knowledge and artistic talents to create a display and spread the message across the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus – starting at the College of Business. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Named Best Value Program in U.S. by Financial Times
MBA@Nebraska Named Best Value Program in U.S. by Financial Times
Mar 22 2021 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Master of Business Administration program – known as the MBA@Nebraska – ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for the value for the money category in the latest Financial Times online MBA rankings for 2021. Placing No. 14 overall globally, the MBA@Nebraska placed No. 7 in the nation. » Full Article
Case Competition Highlights Importance of Ethics
Case Competition Highlights Importance of Ethics
Mar 18 2021 9:00 AM
A new case competition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln placed students in a real-world scenario to practice ethical leadership. Sponsored by State Farm, the inaugural Business with Integrity Case Competition provided students with a chance to hone skills needed to become ethical business leaders. » Full Article
Nebraska Offers New Online M.S. in Supply Chain Management
Nebraska Offers New Online M.S. in Supply Chain Management
Mar 16 2021 9:00 AM
The new online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business allows students to pursue a flexible graduate degree in a fast-paced, growing field. Supply chain management serves a critical component of virtually every industry with high demand for individuals who can help organizations better understand, manage and coordinate their supply chains. » Full Article
Juma Empowers Others Through Social Entrepreneurship
Juma Empowers Others Through Social Entrepreneurship
Mar 11 2021 9:00 AM
As a first-generation college student, Paska Juma, ’19, navigated a zigzag path at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. By utilizing Nebraska’s resources and finding her way into entrepreneurship after a few academic program changes, she built a toolbox of skills she uses today as a program manager at Google, social entrepreneur and activist. » Full Article
Master of Science in Finance Provides Roadmap to Career Goals
Master of Science in Finance Provides Roadmap to Career Goals
Mar 9 2021 9:00 AM
Allison Dahl of Omaha, Nebraska, sought a better understanding of finance for her own personal growth and to expand her career options. She unlocked her potential by being one of the first to enroll in the online Master of Science in Finance program. » Full Article
Achievements for March 2021
Achievements for March 2021
Mar 5 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Clifton Strengths Institute Welcomes 50 New Coaches
Clifton Strengths Institute Welcomes 50 New Coaches
Mar 4 2021 9:00 AM
Leading the way in student empowerment, the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recently welcomed 50 new undergraduate student strengths coaches for the 2021-22 academic year. The students will join returning coaches to mentor nearly 1,000 students in the College of Business enrolled in Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Downes Research Clarifies Cash Flow Hedge Derivatives on Balance Sheet
Downes Research Clarifies Cash Flow Hedge Derivatives on Balance Sheet
Mar 2 2021 9:00 AM
Although cash flow hedge derivative transactions have become common practice for corporations wanting to mitigate risk, adjusting financial statements to account for them often confuses investors. Dr. Jimmy Downes, assistant professor of accountancy, published an article recently to help provide a full picture of financial statement adjustments needed when considering hedge derivatives. » Full Article
Osiri Helps Students Think Globally, Act Locally
Osiri Helps Students Think Globally, Act Locally
Feb 25 2021 9:00 AM
Kalu Osiri went from a chemistry lab to global education.

His multicultural upbringing in Benin, West Africa, laid the foundation for his current work as director of the International Business Program in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Another Positive Sign for the Nebraska Economy
Nebraska Indicator: Another Positive Sign for the Nebraska Economy
Feb 24 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during January 2021, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The leading indicator rose by 0.72%, marking the fourth consecutive monthly increase. » Full Article
Edwards Cultivates Spirit as Cheerleader, Finance Graduate
Edwards Cultivates Spirit as Cheerleader, Finance Graduate
Feb 23 2021 9:00 AM
Dominque Edwards, ’16, experienced the effects of Husker Power firsthand. A finance graduate and former cheerleader from Omaha Central, she used her talents to uplift others while on the Husker Spirit Squad from 2012 to 2016. » Full Article
College of Business Boosts Student Retention With Calling Campaign
College of Business Boosts Student Retention With Calling Campaign
Feb 22 2021 10:00 AM
With fewer in-person classes and events being held during the pandemic, it can be hard for students to feel connected to campus.

Nebraska’s College of Business recently embarked on an effort to bridge that gap by calling each of its nearly 3,700 undergraduates over winter break. » Full Article
Bureau of Business Research Informs Decision Makers
Bureau of Business Research Informs Decision Makers
Feb 18 2021 9:00 AM
For more than 100 years, business leaders, policymakers and communities made better decisions based on economic research and reports produced by the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. An applied economic and business research entity, the bureau provides relevant information and insightful data on economic conditions in Nebraska, the Great Plains and the nation, as a service to individuals and businesses in the state. » Full Article
Smith Examines How Abusive Bosses “Make Nice”
Smith Examines How Abusive Bosses “Make Nice”
Feb 16 2021 9:00 AM
It is not uncommon for supervisors to lose their cool with employees at some point. Sometimes it can escalate to become abusive. Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, studied how abusive bosses perceive and respond to their own abusive behaviors. » Full Article
Glow Big Red Impacts Felt by Students Near and Far
Glow Big Red Impacts Felt by Students Near and Far
Feb 15 2021 9:00 AM
Jared Oney had to look at least twice at what he was reading — he couldn’t really believe it. But receiving the Ruth Leverton Scholarship, which covered a large chunk of his non-resident tuition, meant the University of Nebraska–Lincoln became the top choice for pursuing his undergraduate degree — no question. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Students Place Top 10 in Global E-Trading Challenge
Nebraska Business Students Place Top 10 in Global E-Trading Challenge
Feb 11 2021 9:00 AM
While money may not grow on trees, University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students nearly doubled their simulated financial position in the 2020 CME Group University Trading Challenge. Competing against 500 teams from 30 different countries, the students earned sixth place globally, third in the U.S. and first among U.S. undergraduate teams. » Full Article
Nearly 1,400 Business Huskers Named to Fall Dean's List
Nearly 1,400 Business Huskers Named to Fall Dean's List
Feb 10 2021 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students made it matter last fall semester as 1,385 of them earned placement on the Dean’s List. The honor comes in the midst of a global pandemic, which pushed business students to discover new ways to engage and learn. » Full Article
Family Connections Run Deep for Ross
Family Connections Run Deep for Ross
Feb 9 2021 9:00 AM
Hailing from Mullica Hill, New Jersey, Tyrell Ross, ’10 and ’18, ventured halfway across the country to attend college due to family connections. Today, after earning accounting and MBA degrees, the former track star continues to make his mark at Nebraska Business. » Full Article
Achievements for February 2021
Achievements for February 2021
Feb 5 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Master’s Degree Leads to Super Bowl Ring
Master’s Degree Leads to Super Bowl Ring
Feb 4 2021 9:00 AM
Although Candice Dominguez, ’19, competed in track and earned her master’s degree, her need to help others always superseded her desire to be in the limelight. Even so, she found herself on stage earning a Super Bowl ring with the Kansas City Chiefs while fulfilling her aspirations in player engagement. » Full Article
Why I Give Back by Mary Lindgren
Why I Give Back by Mary Lindgren
Feb 2 2021 9:00 AM
My father, H.L. Whitaker, ’31, grew up in Wahoo and attended Nebraska, joined the Kappa Sigma fraternity and graduated with a degree in business administration. In 1935, he married my mother, Alice, and moved to Iowa in the Fort Dodge area. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Solid Economic Growth in the First Half of 2021
Nebraska Indicator: Solid Economic Growth in the First Half of 2021
Jan 29 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during December 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The leading indicator rose by 0.36%, marking the third consecutive monthly increase. » Full Article
Rempe Confronts Addiction to Make It Matter
Rempe Confronts Addiction to Make It Matter
Jan 27 2021 9:00 AM
Olivia Rempe knows firsthand that it’s not where you start, but how you finish. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior and December College of Business Student of the Month confronted her addiction and refocused her life – after almost losing it. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Recognized as Top 20 Program by <em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em>
MBA@Nebraska Recognized as Top 20 Program by U.S. News & World Report 
Jan 26 2021 9:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report recognized the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Master of Business Administration program – called MBA@Nebraska – as a Top 20 national online program for 2021. Jumping five spots to No. 17 in overall online programs, the MBA@Nebraska also ranked No. 13 among public institutions, No. 4 in the Big Ten and No. 11 for veterans. » Full Article
Clegg Assists in Virus Research
Clegg Assists in Virus Research
Jan 21 2021 9:00 AM
As a junior Clifton Builders Management major with a pre-med focus, Ashley Clegg co-created her experience at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to best prepare for her future in medicine. However, a global pandemic not only impacted her educational experience, but also brought about an opportunity to advance science and co-author an article in a respected peer-review journal. » Full Article
World-Class Actuarial Science Campaign Raises Bar
World-Class Actuarial Science Campaign Raises Bar
Jan 19 2021 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Actuarial Science endowment campaign looked to “raise the bar to world class” in 2016. Donations from alumni and friends now impact students, teaching and research to uplift the Nebraska Actuarial Science program designated as a Center of Excellence by the Society of Actuaries. » Full Article
Business Students Impact Community Through Course Project
Business Students Impact Community Through Course Project
Jan 14 2021 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln business students in the Clifton Builders Program aspire to change the world by building new businesses, teams and communities. Through hands-on consulting, the students gain real-world experience and provide impactful insight into employee work place engagement. » Full Article
McManus Blends Remote Teaching with Family Priorities
McManus Blends Remote Teaching with Family Priorities
Jan 12 2021 9:00 AM
Dr. Brandi McManus, assistant professor of practice in management, reimagined her career to blend a more satisfying professional life teaching online graduate courses while prioritizing family. When the pandemic hit, McManus’ decision paid off, as she seamlessly taught online MBA@Nebraska classes from her home office in Oklahoma. » Full Article
Achievements for January 2021
Achievements for January 2021
Jan 8 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Kelsay Brothers Take Care of Business in Nebraska
Kelsay Brothers Take Care of Business in Nebraska
Jan 7 2021 9:00 AM
Brothers Chad Kelsay, ’98, and Chris Kelsay, ’02, bookended one of the most successful eras of Nebraska football, capturing three conference championships and two national titles. The Auburn, Nebraska, natives both majored in finance at the College of Business and credit their parents for their work ethic. » Full Article
Ethics Case Competition to Challenge Students
Ethics Case Competition to Challenge Students
Jan 6 2021 9:00 AM
Undergraduate and graduate students of any major can apply to compete in the college's inaugural State Farm Business with Integrity Case Competition. Encourage students to apply now as the application deadline is Monday, January 11. » Full Article
Student Shares Coping Skills, Perspectives on Unusual Year
Student Shares Coping Skills, Perspectives on Unusual Year
Jan 5 2021 9:00 AM
Elijah Merritt isn’t sure he knows what a typical college experience is yet. Since he started his collegiate career in the fall of 2019, every semester has been completely different. But he’s making the most of it by mentoring younger students and building out a community for students of color as president of Brother2Brother. » Full Article
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator Up Again
Nebraska's Leading Economic Indicator Up Again
Dec 23 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during November 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Warren Buffett Shares Excitement of Go Big Grad
Warren Buffett Shares Excitement of Go Big Grad
Dec 21 2020 1:00 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred 1,404 degrees to students during “Go Big Grad: A Graduation Celebration” at 9 a.m. Dec. 19. During the celebration, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred 1,404 degrees to students and the Chancellor talked to Buffett in a pre-recorded phone conversation. » Full Article
College of Business Celebrates $6 Million in Gifts for New Endowed Chairs
College of Business Celebrates $6 Million in Gifts for New Endowed Chairs
Dec 21 2020 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business announces the establishment of six new endowed chairs that are permanently endowed funds of $1 million each. The endowed funds were made possible with private gifts to the University of Nebraska Foundation in support of the college’s strategic goal to create six new endowed faculty chairs. » Full Article
Business Students Praised for Meeting Pandemic Challenge on Road to Graduation
Business Students Praised for Meeting Pandemic Challenge on Road to Graduation
Dec 18 2020 9:00 AM
Business students graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln demonstrated their resourcefulness this semester amid transforming learning environments during COVID-19. More than 270 students receiving business degrees now look to lead the future of business as they commence their new careers. » Full Article
Dingman Prepares for CPA Exam After Graduation
Dingman Prepares for CPA Exam After Graduation
Dec 17 2020 9:00 AM
Mayte Dingman juggled family, work and military duties while earning an accounting degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. By using her top CliftonStrength® of Responsibility, she also found her way around a few obstacles on her route to becoming a certified public accountant (CPA). » Full Article
Three-week Course Prepares Students for ‘The Future of Work’
Three-week Course Prepares Students for ‘The Future of Work’
Dec 16 2020 11:30 AM
As 2020 comes to a close, upcoming college graduates are set to enter a workforce unlike any other in history. There’s a chance that they’ll interview and train for their first full-time jobs entirely remotely. Down the road, forming relationships with coworkers and beginning leadership roles on a virtual basis can come with its own unique set of challenges. » Full Article
Valladares Caps off College Career with Home in Mind
Valladares Caps off College Career with Home in Mind
Dec 15 2020 9:00 AM

Cindy Valladares, senior finance major from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, rarely passed up an opportunity. Her involvement enriched the experiences of many others, as well as her own, leading up to her graduation in December.

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Buffett to Provide Send-off for Nebraska’s December Graduates
Buffett to Provide Send-off for Nebraska’s December Graduates
Dec 14 2020 11:00 AM
New graduates of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will receive an extraordinary send-off Dec. 19, when famed alumnus Warren Buffett, '51, offers them words of encouragement via an exclusive recorded phone call and video. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Ranked No. 13 by The Princeton Review
MBA@Nebraska Ranked No. 13 by The Princeton Review
Dec 11 2020 9:00 AM
Moving up in the annual rankings of The Princeton Review®, the MBA@Nebraska program jumped to No. 13 among most outstanding online MBA programs. The program came in at No. 2 for Big Ten schools and No. 7 among public institutions for the Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2021. » Full Article
Nguyen Graduates with Legacy of Helping Advance Allied Community at Nebraska
Nguyen Graduates with Legacy of Helping Advance Allied Community at Nebraska
Dec 10 2020 9:00 AM
Kennedy Nguyen entered college nervous about what laid ahead for him. After his experience in the We Are Nebraska internship, he now graduates more confident about his future and the community he helped start in the College of Business. » Full Article
Atayi to Graduate Prepped for Success
Atayi to Graduate Prepped for Success
Dec 8 2020 9:00 AM
As a nontraditional student, Basher Ahmad Atayi went through an adjustment period when he transferred to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln from Southeast Community College. Now as he finishes the final semester of his undergraduate career, he feels prepared to take the next step in his professional career after graduation. » Full Article
Supply Chain Stressed But Not Broken by Pandemic
Supply Chain Stressed But Not Broken by Pandemic
Dec 7 2020 4:00 PM
An expert in supply chain management, Shawntell Kroese’s field has never been more top of mind to consumers — or students. » Full Article
Achievements for December 2020
Achievements for December 2020
Dec 4 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Top Honors Presented to Nebraska Business Students
Top Honors Presented to Nebraska Business Students
Dec 3 2020 9:00 AM
Despite setbacks the COVID-19 pandemic placed upon the world of higher education, University of Nebraska–Lincoln students at the College of Business pushed ahead to achieve academic excellence. The college recognized 196 students for their academic performance during the 2019-20 school year who earned top honors and received the Clifford M. Hicks Scholar Award, LeRossignol Scholar Award and William Gold Scholar Award. » Full Article
Members of Inclusive Excellence Advisory Board Announced
Members of Inclusive Excellence Advisory Board Announced
Dec 2 2020 1:00 PM
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced a long-term commitment to diversity and inclusion this summer by pursuing inclusive excellence. Embracing diversity in all forms makes inclusion a top priority. » Full Article
Xu Examines Mechanism to Speed Drug Approval Process
Xu Examines Mechanism to Speed Drug Approval Process
Dec 1 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Liang (Leon) Xu, assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics, adopted his research track in the supply chain of pharmaceuticals as a Ph.D. student when his former advisor was diagnosed with cancer. The significance of his research today looms large, as a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and its distribution recently grabbed national headlines. » Full Article
Su Builds Community at Nebraska From Halfway Around the Globe
Su Builds Community at Nebraska From Halfway Around the Globe
Nov 25 2020 9:00 AM
Can a Nebraska Business student find success completing his studies halfway around the world? According to Xiangyuan Su, a finance major forced to study from his home in Hangzhou, China, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the answer is an unequivocal ‘yes’. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Bounces Back
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Bounces Back
Nov 25 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during October 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Noddle Earns Lifetime Achievement Award from College of Business
Noddle Earns Lifetime Achievement Award from College of Business
Nov 20 2020 1:00 PM
Omaha businessman Allan Noddle, ’62, will receive the 2020-21 Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business. The college’s most esteemed honor, the award recognizes individuals for their outstanding » Full Article
Maciel Shares Top Faculty Research Slam Honors
Maciel Shares Top Faculty Research Slam Honors
Nov 19 2020 8:00 AM
The tale of David versus Goliath helps illustrate business research on the origins and implications of marketplace inequality. Dr. Andre Maciel, assistant professor of marketing, shared top honors after presenting his research in the virtual Faculty Research and Creative Activity Slam at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln along with eight faculty members representing a wide range of disciplines. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Grant Recipients Awarded $10,000
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Grant Recipients Awarded $10,000
Nov 17 2020 9:00 AM
The challenges of awarding monies to deserving nonprofits through the grant application process can be daunting under the best circumstances. When demands of COVID-19 forced the process online, business students in the Strive to Thrive Lincoln project grew their engagement and earned the accolades of recipients for how they handled efforts to award two $5,000 grants. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2020
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2020
Nov 15 2020 9:00 AM
This fall, Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) welcomes something different from its previous eight semesters -- a blended remote/in-person format that has not stopped the enthusiasm of students. Leading People and Projects students are challenged to understand philanthropy as individuals and as a group, coordinate efforts across seven department-like teams and navigate intragroup collaboration and organization. » Full Article
Research Weights First Impression Influences on Baseball Promotions
Research Weights First Impression Influences on Baseball Promotions
Nov 12 2020 10:00 AM
First impressions may be important, but do they have the power to overshadow poor performance in the workplace? Dr. Dirk Black, assistant professor of accountancy at the School of Accountancy, looked at how positive first impressions of professional baseball players might allow them to progress in the minor leagues despite performing poorly on the field. » Full Article
Ahmed Finds Inclusivity Through Accounting
Ahmed Finds Inclusivity Through Accounting
Nov 11 2020 9:00 AM
When Ahmed Ahmed searched for a major to play to his strengths when he transferred to the College of Business. When he decided on accounting, he not only found the right career path but also a sense of community rooted in inclusivity and support. » Full Article
Craft Beer Industry Shows Power of Collaboration
Craft Beer Industry Shows Power of Collaboration
Nov 10 2020 9:00 AM
While conventional wisdom says business success requires cutthroat competition, craft breweries in Nebraska often work together to develop new beers, hold festivals and joint events, even persuade the Legislature to change unfavorable liquor regulations. » Full Article
Achievements for November 2020
Achievements for November 2020
Nov 6 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Pham Tackles MBA@Nebraska While Serving in U.S. Space Force
Pham Tackles MBA@Nebraska While Serving in U.S. Space Force
Nov 5 2020 9:00 AM
MBA@Nebraska student Thu Pham emerged as an early contributor to the U.S. Space Force when it became the sixth branch of the military in December 2019. Pham, a captain in the U.S. Air Force, worked and trained others on missile warning Space-Based Infrared Systems while completing her online MBA. » Full Article
Wolfe Hits It Big with Internship
Wolfe Hits It Big with Internship
Nov 3 2020 9:00 AM
As a lifelong Kansas City Royals fan, Thomas Wolfe realized a dream come true interning for the major league team. Although he misses playing baseball, he found a way to fuse his love of the sport into an internship where he bridged the cultural gap between the U.S. and players in the Royals' Dominican Republic Academy. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Recovery Slows in the State
Nebraska Indicator: Economic Recovery Slows in the State
Oct 28 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose modestly during September 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The September leading indicator rose by just 0.09% during the month. » Full Article
New Business Program Accelerates Career Development
New Business Program Accelerates Career Development
Oct 27 2020 9:00 AM
Both a public health and an economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic also negatively affected students’ plans for career development. Students faced an immediate challenge last spring when their summer internships, jobs and study abroad opportunities were scaled back, moved online or canceled altogether. » Full Article
Davis Celebrates 25 Years at Nebraska
Davis Celebrates 25 Years at Nebraska
Oct 22 2020 11:00 AM
Standing at the crossroads between college and career, Mark Davis wavered.

A first-generation college student, Davis held a degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Journalism and Mass Communication. However, during a senior year delayed due to service in the First Gulf War, Davis’ desire to work in the competitive world of broadcasting waned. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Class Takes Philanthropy Online
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Class Takes Philanthropy Online
Oct 19 2020 9:00 AM
As part of the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) Strive to Thrive Lincoln class, students normally complete service projects at local nonprofits to learn about philanthropy and serve their community. When the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the world, Dr. Amber Messersmith, lecturer at the College of Business, ensured students would still partner with nonprofits doing impactful work by transitioning to a virtual setting. » Full Article
Bykerk Helps Make Actuarial Science Program World-Class
Bykerk Helps Make Actuarial Science Program World-Class
Oct 15 2020 9:00 AM
Cecil Bykerk, ’68, faced an early impasse in his actuarial career when he left Nebraska for his first job. Instead of a straight line to New York City, he encountered an unexpected sharp turn when drafted into the U.S. Army at the height of the Vietnam War – a turn that eventually gave him tools to bring back to his home state and help build a world-class actuarial science program. » Full Article
Faculty, Staff and Students Find Silver Linings During Pandemic
Faculty, Staff and Students Find Silver Linings During Pandemic
Oct 13 2020 9:00 AM
From learning to use Zoom to discovering new in-home workouts, the COVID-19 pandemic influenced the way people spend their time. As more than 4,000 students and 200 faculty and staff at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business worked and learned remotely this spring and summer and some courses continue to be taught or taken in different formats this fall, many decided to make their newfound free time during the pandemic matter. » Full Article
Hyodo Explores Consumer Psychology in the Light of Religious Values
Hyodo Explores Consumer Psychology in the Light of Religious Values
Oct 8 2020 9:00 AM
Understanding consumer religious values may be an important element when forming a complete picture of the marketplace according to Dr. Jamie Hyodo, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. His latest research takes a unique look at how consumers place their trust in firms attempting to recover from business failures. » Full Article
Clifton Builders Stretch and Grow Entrepreneurial Mindset
Clifton Builders Stretch and Grow Entrepreneurial Mindset
Oct 6 2020 9:00 AM
Thirty-five students start their journey this fall as the largest cohort yet of Clifton Builders at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The program continues to grow in its fifth year as a part of the Clifton Strengths Institute, enabling its students to learn from, study alongside and network with fellow entrepreneurial-minded individuals. » Full Article
Achievements for October 2020
Achievements for October 2020
Oct 2 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Nebraska Hosts Record-Breaking Actuarial Research Conference
Nebraska Hosts Record-Breaking Actuarial Research Conference
Sep 24 2020 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s first opportunity to host the international Actuarial Research Conference (ARC) nearly came to an end before it began due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the face of safety issues and limited world travel, a team of College of Business faculty, staff and students retooled the conference into a virtual format which concluded with more than 600 in attendance hailing it a resounding success. » Full Article
Nebraska Launches Innovative Center to Study How Technology is Governed
Nebraska Launches Innovative Center to Study How Technology is Governed
Sep 23 2020 9:00 AM
A new center focused on the changing relationship between law and technology and its effect on society is launching its first initiatives at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this semester. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: A Steady Economic Recovery Continues
Nebraska Indicator: A Steady Economic Recovery Continues
Sep 23 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during August 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
New Graduate Certificate Program Blends Analytics with Supply Chain
New Graduate Certificate Program Blends Analytics with Supply Chain
Sep 22 2020 9:00 AM
Although disruptions in the global economy took a toll on business this year, a new online graduate certificate program in supply chain analytics teaches students to navigate the new normal of change. The program strengthens skills that integrate big data with demands of modern logistics in four online eight-week courses. » Full Article
Ten New Faculty Strengthen Teaching and Research at Nebraska Business
Ten New Faculty Strengthen Teaching and Research at Nebraska Business
Sep 17 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business, announced 10 new faculty who will help advance the college’s mission-focused goals in the 2020-21 academic year. They drive discovery with impactful research, create opportunity through transformative teaching and build meaningful connections at Nebraska Business. » Full Article
Seven Ways To Help Business Students Succeed
Seven Ways To Help Business Students Succeed
Sep 15 2020 9:00 AM
You don’t have to figure everything out by yourself at college. The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers resources specifically for business students to expand their academic, career and personal growth for success during college and life after graduation. Students can meet with any of these seven types of coaches for free. » Full Article
Nebraska Expands Access to Tax Continuing Education Seminars
Nebraska Expands Access to Tax Continuing Education Seminars
Sep 10 2020 9:00 AM
For 66 years, tax professionals and advisors practicing in Nebraska looked to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Tax Institute for essential continuing education. Building upon its legacy of statewide access to the latest training in tax law, the Annual Federal and State Income Tax Institute expands this year to include two online delivery options in addition to its seven-city tour this November and December. Early registration ends Oct. 22. To register for the institute, visit: http://taxinstitute.unl.edu. » Full Article
Achievements for September 2020
Achievements for September 2020
Sep 4 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Course Offered for Those Called to Coach
Course Offered for Those Called to Coach
Sep 1 2020 9:00 AM
Although all College of Business students receive strength training to enlighten their careers and personal lives, some student strengths coaches delve further through an Advanced Strengths for Coaches and Managers (MNGT 398) course. These students learn how to make an immediate impact by coaching fellow students, co-workers and members of their community to help transform lives. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Points to a Steady Economic Recovery
Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Points to a Steady Economic Recovery
Aug 26 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during July 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Neal Shows Commitment to Advancing Accounting Profession
Neal Shows Commitment to Advancing Accounting Profession
Aug 21 2020 9:00 AM
Donald Neal Jr., ’03, arrived at the College of Business from Rochester, New York, ready to focus on accounting and shine on the Husker track team. Twenty years later, he combines his competitive spirit with what he learned at Nebraska to advance his accounting career and lead the charge for other diverse students to follow in his footsteps at KPMG in Omaha. » Full Article
Technology, Engagement Efforts Strengthen the College of Business
Technology, Engagement Efforts Strengthen the College of Business
Aug 19 2020 9:00 AM
Although social distancing at Howard L. Hawks Hall changes how students attend class this semester, the College of Business continued to move forward by rolling out new resources and initiatives to improve educational experiences for everyone. With generous donor support, the college's personnel built on an already strong infrastructure to make technological improvements and create new opportunities with an eye on strengthening student involvement and enhancing efforts for inclusive excellence. » Full Article
Summer Program Fosters Virtual Exchange Between Nebraska, Egypt
Summer Program Fosters Virtual Exchange Between Nebraska, Egypt
Aug 18 2020 9:00 AM
For most international students, studying abroad at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln involves traveling to the United States. But for 30 Egyptian students this summer, Nebraska overcame travel restrictions and a global pandemic to offer a cultural exchange through the power of online courses and virtual programming. » Full Article
What Business Huskers Did This Summer
What Business Huskers Did This Summer
Aug 17 2020 9:00 AM
Students at the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln faced a summer unlike any other. Despite canceled internships, study abroad experiences and other original plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they created a new vision for their summer that featured personal and professional development. » Full Article
128 Summer Business Graduates Prepared for Success
128 Summer Business Graduates Prepared for Success
Aug 14 2020 9:00 AM
Business students graduating this summer can participate in Go Big Grad: A Husker Graduation Celebration, happening online Aug. 15. The virtual program begins streaming at 9 a.m. at https://commencement.unl.edu and can also be seen on a live broadcast by NET. » Full Article
Nebraska Tops Off Classroom Prep for Return to On-Campus Instruction
Nebraska Tops Off Classroom Prep for Return to On-Campus Instruction
Aug 13 2020 9:00 AM
After months of planning and preparation, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has launched a weeklong effort to prepare more than 480 classrooms for students’ return to campus. Jack Dohrman, university space manager, is leading a team of 10 workers on assignment from the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Facilities Maintenance and Operations to mark each of nearly 9,000 classroom seats to ensure social distancing during class. » Full Article
McCann Boosts Collegiate and Professional Career Through Tutoring
McCann Boosts Collegiate and Professional Career Through Tutoring
Aug 11 2020 9:00 AM
For Megan McCann, ’20, math always came naturally and working as a tutor at the College of Business gave her the skills to become a champion. Teaching others helped her develop a new perspective that led her to first place in the statistical analysis competition at the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) National Leadership Online Experience. » Full Article
Achievements for August 2020
Achievements for August 2020
Aug 7 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Waggoner’s Partnership Launches Investors with Purpose Program
Waggoner’s Partnership Launches Investors with Purpose Program
Aug 6 2020 9:00 AM
A new course in wealth management brings together 16 high-achieving students this fall with global investment professionals for a one-of-a-kind experiential learning experience at the College of Business. Doug Waggoner, ’75 and ’77, envisioned the Investors with Purpose program and pitched the idea to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, based on taking risks and trying new things during his own successful career in finance and investment management. » Full Article
Zhu Research Examines Monetary Supply Chain
Zhu Research Examines Monetary Supply Chain
Aug 4 2020 9:00 AM
Everyone knows the frustration of not having the right change to complete a purchase. Dr. Yunxia (Peter) Zhu, assistant professor of supply chain management and business analytics at the College of Business, believes his research exploring the supply chain of currency may contain solutions to a situation made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. » Full Article
Friesen and Rosenbaum Transition to New Leadership Roles
Friesen and Rosenbaum Transition to New Leadership Roles
Jul 29 2020 9:00 AM
With a half century of combined service at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, Dr. Geoffrey Friesen and Dr. David Rosenbaum transitioned to new leadership positions this summer at the critical juncture of adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Friesen, associate professor of finance, moved into his new role as executive director of Business Graduate Programs, and Rosenbaum, Hay Professor of Economics, took over as department chair for the Department of Economics. » Full Article
Kist Embraces Entrepreneurial Finance Via Internships
Kist Embraces Entrepreneurial Finance Via Internships
Jul 24 2020 9:00 AM
Emily Kist hoped to earn a spot in the Nebraska Business Honors Academy when entering the University of Nebraska–Lincoln – she fell just short. Rather than immerse in disappointment, Kist embraced opportunities and worked her way into the Academy as a sophomore, which led to internships exploring her love for entrepreneurial finance. » Full Article
Leading Indicator: Nebraska’s Steady Economic Rebound Continues
Leading Indicator: Nebraska’s Steady Economic Rebound Continues
Jul 24 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during June 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Faust Focuses on Strengths to Give Back to Her Hometown
Faust Focuses on Strengths to Give Back to Her Hometown
Jul 22 2020 9:00 AM
When COVID-19 canceled Haley Faust’s summer internship, she returned to her hometown planning to spend the summer studying for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). However, she found a way to use her strengths and give back to her community by interning at the Columbus Area Future Fund in cooperation with the Columbus Area United Way. » Full Article
Titus Promises to Start Something at College of Business
Titus Promises to Start Something at College of Business
Jul 14 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Varkey (Anand) Titus Jr. joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to fulfill a promise to help start something at the College of Business. Eight years later, Titus’ efforts earned him tenure with a promotion to associate professor. » Full Article
Achievements for July 2020
Achievements for July 2020
Jul 10 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
GRAD2GRAD Program Provides Special Tuition Discount for Nebraska Graduates
GRAD2GRAD Program Provides Special Tuition Discount for Nebraska Graduates
Jun 29 2020 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduates who earn undergraduate degrees between May 2020 and May 2021 can now pursue an advanced degree in business analytics through a special program offering a discounted tuition rate. The new GRAD2GRAD program provides savings for students earning a Master of Science in Business Analytics degree in order to help offset hiring deflation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. » Full Article
Reyome Intertwines Fashion and Business
Reyome Intertwines Fashion and Business
Jun 24 2020 9:00 AM
Kate Reyome, ’20, came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a fascination for fashion and a goal of one day owning her own women’s clothing boutique. After earning her business minor at the College of Business, she takes what she learned to put her a step ahead in the fashion industry. » Full Article
Leading Indicator: The Nebraska Economy Begins to Rebound
Leading Indicator: The Nebraska Economy Begins to Rebound
Jun 24 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during May 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Business Faculty Retire With Distinguished Careers
Business Faculty Retire With Distinguished Careers
Jun 22 2020 9:00 AM
Six prominent faculty members at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business are set to retire this spring and summer, closing this chapter of their academic careers. Whether researching the correlations in economics and the gender wage gap or mentoring entrepreneurial students to take their business to the next level, they each impacted the Nebraska Business community in Lincoln and around the world. » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Jun 19 2020 5:00 AM
In recognition for their exceptional academic success in the spring 2020 semester, 1,512 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students achieved Dean’s List accolades. This collection of future leaders in business comprises the largest single-semester group of students commended by the college for this honor. They overcame an abrupt shift to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic to achieve their academic success. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Grad Finds Superhero Within
MBA@Nebraska Grad Finds Superhero Within
Jun 17 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Jamie Williams, ’90, ’20, dreamed as a boy about transforming into superheroes on the pages of comic books – but he sometimes had doubts in his own abilities. Through guidance from his older brother Dennis, Jamie found a superpower within himself that lets him put on a hero’s cape each day to accomplish success and become one of this year’s Best and Brightest Online MBAs named by Poets&Quants. » Full Article
Research Shows Connection Between Consistency and Productivity
Research Shows Connection Between Consistency and Productivity
Jun 11 2020 9:00 AM
During stressful times, consistency heightens performance and well-being. That simple message underscores recent research of Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. After months of everyone dealing with difficulties from the COVID-19 pandemic, Smith believes his research provides direction for those facing disruption in their daily routine. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Transforms Pietrzak’s Career
MBA@Nebraska Transforms Pietrzak’s Career
Jun 9 2020 9:00 AM
Wes Pietrzak, ’20, expanded his career potential by enlarging his business proficiency in the top-ranked MBA@Nebraska program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The hard work he put into the program led to Pietrzak placing on the Best and Brightest Online MBAs Class named by Poets&Quants, a leader in graduate education. » Full Article
Achievements for June 2020
Achievements for June 2020
Jun 5 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation, and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Forty-Five Students Selected for Nebraska Business Honors Academy
Forty-Five Students Selected for Nebraska Business Honors Academy
Jun 4 2020 9:00 AM
Forty-five incoming first-year students have been selected to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. This group will be the eighth cohort to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy since its founding in 2013. » Full Article
Pandemic Prompts New Six-College Collaborative Course
Pandemic Prompts New Six-College Collaborative Course
Jun 2 2020 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln launched a new five-college interdisciplinary course exploring the world’s current circumstances due to COVID-19 through different disciplines and perspectives. Offered online during the second five-week summer session, it includes more than 30 faculty and staff – the most involved in teaching one course in recent university history. » Full Article
Celebrating Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
Celebrating Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
May 29 2020 9:00 AM
In an academic year full of distinct opportunities and challenges, College of Business faculty and staff continued to prepare students to lead the future of business. When the world went remote due to COVID-19, the Nebraska Business community pulled together to successfully work toward its mission. Eleven faculty, staff and Ph.D. students received recognition for their efforts to drive discovery, create opportunity and empower individuals. » Full Article
A Second Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
A Second Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
May 28 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell again during April 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Martinez-Pfiffner Braves New Frontiers in Litigation
Martinez-Pfiffner Braves New Frontiers in Litigation
May 27 2020 9:00 AM
As thousands of people adjust to working from home due to COVID-19, many find themselves outside of their comfort zone. The feeling is all too familiar to Christine Martinez-Pfiffner, ’87 and’90, who found taking on a new role in litigation daunting. » Full Article
Carlson Tackles Remote Learning Five Weeks Before Retirement
Carlson Tackles Remote Learning Five Weeks Before Retirement
May 26 2020 9:00 AM
Nearly 35 years into his career and two months from retirement, Dr. Les Carlson discovered his old way of teaching all had to change. Carlson’s commitment to be first in teaching, research and service added one more challenge with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – trying to be the best possible at remote learning. » Full Article
New Report Explores Nebraskans' Views on Foreign Affairs
New Report Explores Nebraskans' Views on Foreign Affairs
May 22 2020 9:00 AM
Nebraskans in rural and urban areas alike view international trade as the aspect of U.S. foreign policy that most affects their own lives and ability to earn a living. Additionally, even those who are not directly engaged in agriculture believe international commodity markets are important to the state’s economy. Nebraskans also largely believe that immigration is critical to addressing the state’s workforce needs. » Full Article
Team Projects Flourish in Remote Learning Environment
Team Projects Flourish in Remote Learning Environment
May 21 2020 9:00 AM
Completing student team projects remotely creates challenges, but what happens when the company students need to interact with also transitions to a remote environment? University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students in Special Topics: Ameritas Marketing Class (MRKT 490) faced that difficulty in their experiential learning project while working with Ameritas this semester. » Full Article
Capell Advocates for Inclusion on Campus and in Accounting
Capell Advocates for Inclusion on Campus and in Accounting
May 20 2020 9:00 AM
As a first-generation college student, Andee Capell sought ways to better herself and help others believe in the power of every person at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. After graduating this May, she plans to continue to build inclusivity while pursuing a Master of Professional Accountancy at the College of Business this summer. » Full Article
Three Ways To Find A Legitimate Virtual Internship
Three Ways To Find A Legitimate Virtual Internship
May 18 2020 9:00 AM
In a time of limited or no options for traditional in-person internships, students seek remote or virtual internships. Many opportunities still provide good experiences remotely, noted Dr. Chris Timm, associate director of employer experience and outreach in the Business Career Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Three New Summer Online Courses Offered
Three New Summer Online Courses Offered
May 14 2020 9:00 AM
Offered in the first five-week session, the course explores the supply chain structure of popular and necessary products that experienced shortages and stock-outs, the impact of the pandemic on food supply chains, and the role of government policies in promoting supply chain responsiveness. Students will discuss lessons learned, particularly strategies for building resilient supply chains and the role of emerging innovations and technology, to address supply chain needs in the future. » Full Article
Diversity of Ideas and Experiences Lead Wang to MIT
Diversity of Ideas and Experiences Lead Wang to MIT
May 13 2020 9:00 AM
Aaron Wang arrived at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln wanting to extend his proud ethnic heritage but unsure of the relationships he could build as a Husker. The cultural connections at the College of Business and the diversity of ideas in the Actuarial Science Program helped lead him to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for a master’s degree this fall. » Full Article
Drive to Serve Leads Chase to National Guard, Active Duty
Drive to Serve Leads Chase to National Guard, Active Duty
May 12 2020 9:00 AM
A drive to serve has led Nebraska’s Gabe Chase to the front lines of a global pandemic.

The new Master of Business Administration grad is one of a number of University of Nebraska–Lincoln students who are a part of the Nebraska National Guard’s 155th Air Refueling Wing and called to assist with COVID-19 testing statewide. » Full Article
Schlecht Finds Mentor Who Opens Up a World of Opportunities
Schlecht Finds Mentor Who Opens Up a World of Opportunities
May 11 2020 12:00 PM
Maggie Schlecht faced major doubts about her ability to succeed during her early years at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Through mentorship in her international business program, she attained the courage to not only excel in the Nebraska Business Honors Academy, but to also graduate and begin a career in the global financial services industry. » Full Article
“Go Big Grad” Offers Unique Celebration for Graduates
“Go Big Grad” Offers Unique Celebration for Graduates
May 7 2020 9:00 AM
Students graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in May 2020 receive a unique celebration due to COVID-19 restrictions. Though traditionally a time for family and friends from around the world to join together in Lincoln, this semester a virtual celebration held May 9 from 9-9:30 a.m. concludes the academic career of many students. » Full Article
The Nebraska Economy Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Nebraska Economy Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 7 2020 3:00 AM
The Covid-19 Pandemic has upended the outlook for Nebraska’s economy. » Full Article
Students Award $10,000 to Nonprofits Despite Pandemic Setback
Students Award $10,000 to Nonprofits Despite Pandemic Setback
May 5 2020 9:00 AM
When conditions got tough, College of Business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln intensified their resolve. Students in the Strive to Thrive Lincoln project tackled the grant funding application process during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide $10,000 to two local nonprofits that assist at-risk youth in the local community. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2020
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2020
May 2 2020 2:00 PM
The senior-level class, Leading People and Projects (MGMT 411), provides a semester-long project for business students called Strive to Thrive Lincoln. The class helps students gain knowledge of philanthropy in the Lincoln community. Students receive hands-on experience focusing on what it takes to manage a grant proposal process which ultimately awards $10,000 to local non-profits made possible through a gift by Rhonda Seacrest. Students also volunteer their service on outreach projects. 
 
The fall Strive to Thrive weekly content on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and this student blog will be run by the social media team of the class. Our team includes six members; Anna Wickham senior management/entrepreneurship major from Columbus, Nebraska; Haojie Yan senior management major from China; Zach Williams senior marketing major from Shorewood, Minnesota; Shelbe Stroh junior management major from Omaha, Nebraska; Ego Obiaka junior management major from Omaha, Nebraska; and Gavin Iverson senior management major from Wahoo, Nebraska. » Full Article
Achievements for May 2020
Achievements for May 2020
May 1 2020 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements include: Ahmed Ahmed, Ahmed Al-Zadjali, Elaina Bailey, Shama Banu Shaik, Kylie Becker, Luke Bogus, Devan Buescher, Connor Bourdreau, Jason Chan, Audrey Erker, Dr. Scott M. Fuess Jr., Cooper Grabenstein, Eric Hallman, Sierra Hassel, Nicole Hawthorne, Simon Hovis, Caleb Krohn, Dr. Rachel Larson, Hana Lee, Alyson Lenz, Trevor Lockard, Skylar Lowe, Yashaswini Manoj, Derek Minus, Mary Morton, Abby Nelson, Kennedy Nguyen, Ryan Nyffeler, Ryota Okutsu, Dr. J Kalu Osiri, Jacob Peddicord, Carli Pfeil, Meghan Schuette, Shilpa Somraj, Rohan Thakker, Cindy Valladares, Peyton Walker, Givon Washington, Ryan Wolff, Dr. Biyu Wu, Yan Yang and Dongrong Zhuang. The achievements are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Students Co-Create College’s First Online Competition
Students Co-Create College’s First Online Competition
Apr 30 2020 9:00 AM
When the world went remote, students studying international business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln chose to stay connected by competing in virtual teams in the inaugural Global Case Competition to solve a global business challenge. Much like current real-world global business teams, students worked together virtually and presented their business plans through Zoom. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Sharp Drop in the Economic Outlook for Nebraska
Nebraska Indicator: Sharp Drop in the Economic Outlook for Nebraska
Apr 29 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell sharply during March 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Four Students Receive Inaugural Clifton Strengths Institute Awards
Four Students Receive Inaugural Clifton Strengths Institute Awards
Apr 28 2020 9:00 AM
Mark Pogue committed his life to help others through strengths. The inaugural Clifton Strengths Institute (CSI) Recognition Ceremony participants honored Pogue, former director of the CSI who died of cancer in the summer of 2018, by presenting the first-ever Mark Pogue Award. The institute also recognized Outstanding Builder and Outstanding Coach recipients during the virtual event. » Full Article
Navigating Uncertainty Through CliftonStrengths
Navigating Uncertainty Through CliftonStrengths
Apr 23 2020 1:30 PM
The need for students, faculty and staff at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to lead with and rely on their strengths became paramount while navigating change around COVID-19. Gallup-Certified Strengths Coaches and trained student coaches at the College of Business provide support during this time of uncertainty. » Full Article
Four Steps To Finding Work Remotely
Four Steps To Finding Work Remotely
Apr 16 2020 9:00 AM
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many students wonder: Will I still find an internship, summer job or full-time position? What is my next professional step? The Business Career Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business reports organizations are still hiring in these uncertain times, although the traditional job search process may look different. Celeste Spier, associate director for career and professional development, shares the following tips to help students with the internship or job search. » Full Article
Perseverance Pushes Bernard to Earn Ph.D.
Perseverance Pushes Bernard to Earn Ph.D.
Apr 14 2020 9:00 AM
Jennifer Bernard, ’16, sees herself as unreasonably persistent when faced with challenges. As her time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln ends this spring with a Ph.D. in economics, she recounts how it all began with her exiting college early. » Full Article
Eshleman Builds Sustainability Through Children International
Eshleman Builds Sustainability Through Children International
Apr 8 2020 9:00 AM
When Susana Eshleman, ’93, received an offer to serve as CEO of Children International, her first action was to turn within and evaluate her own readiness. She found her answer in a 22-year-old letter written on her behalf from Dr. Gregory Hayden, her economics professor at the College of Business. » Full Article
Nine Remote Learning Tips From Online Graduate Students
Nine Remote Learning Tips From Online Graduate Students
Apr 6 2020 9:00 AM
Online graduate students enrolled in the MBA@Nebraska, M.S. in Business Analytics and M.S. in Finance programs at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business work to obtain their degrees remotely from around the world. In their experiences, they develop routines and skills that help them succeed in class while balancing work, life and academic responsibilities. We asked them to share words of wisdom for the students currently finishing the spring semester remotely for the first time due to COVID-19 recommendations. » Full Article
­Achievements for April 2020
­Achievements for April 2020
Apr 2 2020 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements include: Josephine Borene, Aria Budden, Madison Davis, Maryann Erickson, Dr. Kathy Farrell, Dr. Samantha Fairclough, Erica Gesner, Matthew Hall, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Harrison Lloyd, Dr. Andre Maciel, Vincent Malene, Dr. Brandi McManus, Karolin Murad, Makayla O’Harra, Rachel Olig, Jake Piccini, Dr. Jennifer Ryan, Shama Shaik, Adam Stiles, Dr. Eric Thompson, Blaine Wikoff and Ryan Wolff. » Full Article
Raikes Students Design App to Help Local Businesses
Raikes Students Design App to Help Local Businesses
Apr 1 2020 9:00 AM
An app developed by University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduates may help local restaurants and small shops feeling the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Luke Bogus and Jacob Peddicord, students in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management, are creators of Brim, a mobile ordering app that is compatible with any business that uses the payment system Square.

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Four Keys To Leading Effective Remote Teams
Four Keys To Leading Effective Remote Teams
Mar 31 2020 9:00 AM
In the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s dash to offer remote access teaching, learning and working in response to COVID-19, the College of Business turned to Dr. Tawnya Means to provide expertise on how to successfully manage a remote team. » Full Article
Araz Research Prepares for Pandemic Decision-Making
Araz Research Prepares for Pandemic Decision-Making
Mar 23 2020 9:00 AM
Schools close, elderly populations are isolated and businesses shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic spreading across the planet. Dr. Özgür Araz, associate professor of supply chain management and analytics and Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute Faculty Fellow at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, believes decisions imposed to change the way we live in the short-term stem from critical research analysis now in the hands of government and health care providers. » Full Article
Faculty and Staff Encouraged to Utilize Resources Webpage
Faculty and Staff Encouraged to Utilize Resources Webpage
Mar 20 2020 8:50 AM
During this time when all of us are working remotely, please remember to use the Faculty and Staff Resources page on the College of Business website for the latest updates and support for remote classes and work, as well as professional development opportunities. There are also quick links for Zoom, Box and other programs. Recent information was added with instructions for loading and using relevant programs and forwarding your phone. » Full Article
Nebraska Tops Actuarial Science and Risk Management &amp; Insurance Rankings
Nebraska Tops Actuarial Science and Risk Management & Insurance Rankings
Mar 17 2020 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln achieved the top spot among North American business schools in the Risk Management Insurance & Actuarial Science research rankings for 2015-19. The UNL Global Research Rankings of Actuarial Science and Risk Management & Insurance™ quantifies and ranks institutions and authors for research placement in the top five actuarial and risk management and insurance journals for business schools and non-business schools. » Full Article
Women Lead 2020 Draws Sell Out Crowd
Women Lead 2020 Draws Sell Out Crowd
Mar 12 2020 9:00 AM
“Know who you are. Know who you are not. Embrace both.”

Powerful words stated by Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, J.D., CEO of Feeding America, former executive vice president at Walmart and kickoff keynote at the Women Lead 2020 conference. » Full Article

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