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Pandemic Prompts New Five-College Collaborative Course
Pandemic Prompts New Five-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. » 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 & 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
Seacrest Plants Seeds of Philanthropy in Business Students
Seacrest Plants Seeds of Philanthropy in Business Students
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
Rhonda Seacrest believes in giving back to Nebraskans through programs that combat hunger, promote the arts and provide educational resources to people across the state. Her broader challenge compels her to motivate others to do likewise, which she accomplishes by planting the seed of philanthropy in College of Business students through a class project teaching them how to fund nonprofits. » Full Article
Trucke Elevates Teaching Through Strengths Training
Trucke Elevates Teaching Through Strengths Training
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
Bringing her extensive accounting experience into the classroom, Jill Trucke began her faculty career at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in 2016. With a limited teaching background, Trucke gained confidence through Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach training, which she applied in the classroom to benefit students. » Full Article
Nguyen Takes the Stage for Transgender People
Nguyen Takes the Stage for Transgender People
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
As a wave of relief overcame him, Kennedy Nguyen exited stage left to sit with his We Are Nebraska internship peers. By sharing his own story of combatting other people’s stereotypes and his own stigmas, his lifetime goal of creating positive change began. » Full Article
Whitacre Empowers Youth to Succeed
Whitacre Empowers Youth to Succeed
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
Not a single female founder is listed on the Fortune 500 – a fact Lizz Whitacre, ’18, plans to change. As a CEO and founder of Pawlytics, she inspires the next wave of women innovators in business. » Full Article
Transform Your Business at New Venture Competition
Transform Your Business at New Venture Competition
Mar 10 2020 9:00 AM
Student entrepreneurs, who are ready to take their business plans to the next level and win funding for their idea, can now register for the New Venture Competition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, held April 7 and 9. » Full Article
Achievements for March 2020
Achievements for March 2020
Mar 6 2020 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements include: Dr. Sam Allgood, Emily Bergen, Michaela Brueggen, Devan Buescher, Jeff Burdic, Dr. D’vee Buss, Nery Cabrera, Megan Christensen, Giancarlo Cimaglia, Ashley Clegg, Amanda Colborn, Jennifer Davidson, Nick Earickson, Dr. Marijane England, Dr. Scott M. Fuess Jr., SeongJi Ha, Dr. Steven Hegemann, Grace Heggem, Rose Hull, Nicholas Hunt, Dr. Elina Ibrayeva, Umeda Islamova, Ulysses Johnson III, Audrey Kreun, Daniel Kruger, Dayna Larreau, Dr. Rachel Larson, Nam Hoang Le, Amy Lester, Ashley Light, Jake Litel-Smith, Patrick Malec, Kay Maresh, Dr. Samuel Melessa, Shanna Meyer, Ryan McFarlin, Dr. Laurie Miller, Laura Niles, Dr. Jonathan O’Brien, Grace Partridge, Dr. Laura Poppo, Matthew Ringler, Kelby Roberts, Lance Schendt, Taylor Shellenberger, Rob Simon, Dr. Sunil Singh, Kimberly Smith, Stephanie Smith, Dr. Troy Smith, Garrett Stolz, Sidney Therkelsen, Dr. Eric Thompson, Tatu Tiililä, Jill Trucke, Joel Unick, Sue Vagts, Cam Walker and Emily Woodrome. » Full Article
Three Tips For Managing Successful Projects
Three Tips For Managing Successful Projects
Mar 3 2020 9:00 AM
Every business aims to improve customer outcomes, reduce operational costs and increase performance. However, not every business consistently implements ideas that add value or reduce inefficiencies. » Full Article
Two Free Summer Programs Offered to High School Juniors
Two Free Summer Programs Offered to High School Juniors
Feb 27 2020 9:00 AM
High school juniors seeking transformative pre-college experiences can now apply for two free summer programs hosted by the College of Business. Discover Accounting and the DREAMBIG Academy provide insight into potential careers in the world of business and a preview of college life at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Both programs prepare students who graduate from high school in May 2021 for the opportunities awaiting them in college and beyond. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Little Change in Leading Indicator in the New Year
Nebraska Indicator: Little Change in Leading Indicator in the New Year
Feb 26 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell slightly during January 2020, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Clawback Policy May Change Corporate Tax Strategies
Clawback Policy May Change Corporate Tax Strategies
Feb 25 2020 9:00 AM
A new study from researchers in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business examines whether enforcement of a provision in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will make an impact on erroneous executive compensation. Dr. Thomas Omer, professor and Delmar Lienemann Sr. Chair of Accounting, and Dr. Thomas Kubick, associate professor of accountancy, published their findings in the The Accounting Review on clawbacks, provisions which intend to retrieve money from executives who profit from inaccurate financial reporting. » Full Article
Colleges of Business and Law Partner for Women Lead 2020
Colleges of Business and Law Partner for Women Lead 2020
Feb 20 2020 9:00 AM
The College of Business and the College of Law at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln partnered to provide Women Lead 2020 – a conference for anyone wanting to advance women in law, business, government and philanthropy – to be held Friday, March 6 at Nebraska Innovation Campus. The conference features keynotes by Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America, and Michele Coleman Mayes, vice president, general counsel and secretary for the New York Public Library. » Full Article
Favazza’s Idea “Lifts Off” at the 48 Hour Challenge
Favazza’s Idea “Lifts Off” at the 48 Hour Challenge
Feb 18 2020 9:00 AM
Nick Favazza envisioned a career at a startup, but found difficulty figuring out what company would best fit his talents. The frustration led him to propose a new business plan at the 48-Hour Challenge hosted at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Nonprofit Grant Application Launches
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Nonprofit Grant Application Launches
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
A management class in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business opened its call for applications from local nonprofit organizations committed to serving youth in need within Lincoln and Lancaster County. Two selected organizations will receive $5,000 each in funding. » Full Article
Sedberry Exemplifies Leadership Learned at Nebraska
Sedberry Exemplifies Leadership Learned at Nebraska
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
Marcus Sedberry possessed a natural acumen for business while growing up in Texas, but needed direction to apply it to his future career. It took a behavior management class with Dr. Gwendolyn Combs at the College of Business to build a foundation for his current job as a senior associate athletic director at Baylor University. » Full Article
Johnston Digs Through Data And Uncovers Future
Johnston Digs Through Data And Uncovers Future
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
When her freshmen year ended, Kennedy Johnston felt uncertain about her next steps. However, an unexpected opportunity led her accept a research assistantship in the Department of Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Tannenbaum Drives Eviction Impact Research
Tannenbaum Drives Eviction Impact Research
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Daniel Tannenbaum approaches his research with the intent on helping build a better world. He takes that research to the next level thanks to support and data access found at the College of Business. » Full Article
Kumar Named Top 50 Premiere Journal Marketing Researcher
Kumar Named Top 50 Premiere Journal Marketing Researcher
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Alok Kumar’s perseverance writing and resubmitting research articles on business-to-business marketing dominated his early years as a scholar. Through his dedication, along with support from colleagues, Kumar now stands among the top 50 researchers on the Author Productivity in Premier American Marketing Association Journals list for 2019. » Full Article
Fall Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Fall Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Feb 10 2020 9:00 AM
In recognition for their exceptional academic success in the fall 2019 semester, 1,199 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students achieved Dean’s List accolades. This collection of future leaders in business comprises the largest single-semester group of students commended by the college for this honor. » Full Article
Achievements for February 2020
Achievements for February 2020
Feb 7 2020 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: the Bureau of Business Research, Connor Castleman, Tyler Clark, Jennifer Davidson, Szymon Day, Audrey Erker, Dr. Tammie Fischer, Dr. Geoffrey Friesen, Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, Dr. Alok Kumar, Lincoln Center for Economic Education, Gunnar Millot, Justin Myers, Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, Dr. David Rosenbaum, Shaurya Sharma, Dr. Eric Thompson, and the Yeutter Institute. » Full Article
College of Business Introduces First Two ‘Pop-Up’ Classes
College of Business Introduces First Two ‘Pop-Up’ Classes
Jan 30 2020 9:00 AM
Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln can customize their class schedules this spring with the first two pop-up classes offered by the College of Business. The immersive one-credit classes teach students of any major to learn how to navigate the start-up world. » Full Article
Clifton Strengths Institute Introduces New Coaches
Clifton Strengths Institute Introduces New Coaches
Jan 28 2020 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln continued its groundbreaking approach to impact student success with the addition of 42 new undergraduate student strengths coaches for the 2020-21 academic year. The students join a team of returning coaches to serve as mentors to more than 750 first-year College of Business students enrolled in Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Leadership Transforms CBA into Nebraska Business
Leadership Transforms CBA into Nebraska Business
Jan 23 2020 9:00 AM
Bringing distinctive leadership styles and strong family backgrounds to their role as dean, three women – Cynthia Milligan, J.D.; Dr. Donde Plowman; and Dr. Kathy Farrell – ushered in a new era of success for the College of Business. Building upon each other’s strengths and momentum, they transformed the college into a leading business school affectionately known as Nebraska Business. » Full Article
Strong Business Expectations Suggest Further Growth
Strong Business Expectations Suggest Further Growth
Jan 22 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during December, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Johnson Charts His Own Course
Johnson Charts His Own Course
Jan 21 2020 9:00 AM
When Ulysses Johnson III started working at the Huskers Shop in Howard L. Hawks Hall, he wanted to make every moment matter. The Denver native met faculty and staff and with their help began to chart his own course at Nebraska. » Full Article
Achievements for January 2020
Achievements for January 2020
Jan 17 2020 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Mahaa Albusharif, Dr. Ozgur Araz, Ryan Blum, Ethan Carlson, Jennifer Davidson, Dillon Dugan, Harley Edic, Carolyn Fraher, Luke Gomez, Erik Goodwin, Katelyn Hill, Dr. Tom Kubick, Katie Lamb, Brendon Lofgren, Coy Ludwig, MBA@Nebraska, Miranda McWatters, John Nguyen, Selena Nguyen, Connor O'Meara, Dr. Thomas Omer, Wyatt Packard, Guilber Sorto, Peyton Walker, Chenlu Wang, Abyn Yacob and the Communications, Marketing and External Relations office. » Full Article
Customized Programs Developed for Professionals
Customized Programs Developed for Professionals
Jan 16 2020 9:00 AM
The Center for Executive and Professional Development works with business partners to create customized programs designed to drive critical change in organizations. That model took a leap forward for the State of Nebraska earlier this year when the Governor’s Leadership Academy launched. » Full Article
Empowering Elementary Students to Save
Empowering Elementary Students to Save
Jan 15 2020 9:00 AM
In a financially complex world, Randy Oltman, principal at Wysong Elementary knows his students need to learn to take care of money and understand the importance of savings. When he heard about the In School Savings Program coordinated locally by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Economic Education, Oltman believed he found the best way to instill those values in his students. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Jumps in <em>U.S. News</em> Online MBA Rankings
MBA@Nebraska Jumps in U.S. News  Online MBA Rankings
Jan 14 2020 8:00 AM
The MBA@Nebraska program solidified itself as a top choice among professionals looking to advance their careers by jumping four spots in the U.S News & World Report 2020 Best Online MBA rankings. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln ranked No. 22 overall, No. 18 among public institutions and No. 16 for veterans. » Full Article
Rolling Up Their Sleeves to Lead the Future of Business
Rolling Up Their Sleeves to Lead the Future of Business
Jan 13 2020 9:00 AM
Sharpening skills needed to conquer tomorrow’s challenges, students roll up their sleeves and collaborate in courses providing more than 110 experiential learning opportunities each semester. Whether consulting on projects or participating in immersive, semester-long partnerships, these experiences enable students to apply their knowledge through direct application. They also gain critical competencies in soft skills, such as managing ambiguity, communicating, and working with clients and teams. » Full Article
Financial Communications Graduate Certificate Program Launched
Financial Communications Graduate Certificate Program Launched
Jan 9 2020 9:00 AM
A new Financial Communications Graduate Certificate program prepares professionals to become the go-to voice when communicating financial information. The 12-credit-hour online program offered jointly by the College of Business and College of Journalism and Mass Communications, enables students to interpret and write financial news in real-time using new, fast-paced technology. » Full Article
Winter Power Lunches Offer Solutions to Business Challenges
Winter Power Lunches Offer Solutions to Business Challenges
Jan 8 2020 9:00 AM
Advance your business over lunch with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Executive and Professional Development winter Power Lunch series. Led by Nebraska faculty members, the lunches facilitate discussions on current business challenges and how to solve them. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Modest Growth for State
Nebraska Indicator: Modest Growth for State
Jan 8 2020 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during November, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Thompsons Fund Matching Gift to Support Faculty, Build Community
Thompsons Fund Matching Gift to Support Faculty, Build Community
Jan 7 2020 9:00 AM
When Jim and Georgia Thompson of Minnetonka, Minnesota, learned of Dean Kathy Farrell’s vision to establish six endowed chairs at the College of Business, they decided to fund a $2.5 million matching gift. By doing so, they created meaningful partnerships and faculty support, and elevated the stature of the College of Business. » Full Article
Global Opportunities, Business Experiences Shape Husker's Future
Global Opportunities, Business Experiences Shape Husker's Future
Dec 22 2019 8:00 AM
As an international business student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Quincey Bernard has spent the last three years jetting across the world for study-abroad trips and honing his entrepreneurship skills. He did it all for one reason — to one day return to his hometown of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and give back to the country he loves. Bernard will graduate this December from the College of Business and has big dreams for revitalizing and transforming Haiti's economy in the next 10 years. » Full Article
Graduation Class Recognized for Getting Involved
Graduation Class Recognized for Getting Involved
Dec 19 2019 9:00 AM

December College of Business graduates followed a shared path through involvement in clubs and organizations creating new friendships and lifelong relationships to carry with them in their future pursuits. The graduates start their next chapters with those strong connections following the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Commencement activities being held this weekend.

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Top Nebraska Business Stories of 2019
Top Nebraska Business Stories of 2019
Dec 17 2019 9:00 AM

Throughout the past year, individuals sharing their experiences in the Nebraska College of Business inspired our community by how they continually challenge themselves, stretch their strengths and ask bold questions about leading the future of business. The most popular stories on the college website in 2019 featured stories about people creating their own experiences through interdisciplinary programs and hands-on learning opportunities.

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Nebraska Economy Will Grow Slowly, Forecast Suggests
Nebraska Economy Will Grow Slowly, Forecast Suggests
Dec 13 2019 3:00 AM

Nebraska’s economy is expected to grow slowly in the coming years, supported by the expansion of service industries.

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Students Learn Philanthropy to Carry Into Careers
Students Learn Philanthropy to Carry Into Careers
Dec 12 2019 9:00 AM

College of Business junior Mary Morton wanted to help others in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Lancaster County in the most impactful way possible. Although she already worked with nonprofit organizations in the past, a course called Strive to Thrive Lincoln taught her the grant funding process and how to award funds to the most deserving applicants.

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MBA@Nebraska Ranked No. 14 by The Princeton Review
MBA@Nebraska Ranked No. 14 by The Princeton Review
Dec 11 2019 9:00 AM
The MBA@Nebraska program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers one of the nation's most outstanding online MBA programs, according to The Princeton Review®. Ranked No. 14 in the Top 25 Online MBA Programs list, the MBA@Nebraska program moved up three spots from last year. The ranking also places the program No. 9 among public institutions. » Full Article
Study Finds Audit Committees Not Compromised by Big Four Alumni
Study Finds Audit Committees Not Compromised by Big Four Alumni
Dec 10 2019 9:00 AM

A former partner of a Big Four accountancy firm sits on the audit committee of a company that the member’s previous firm is hired to audit. Should investors suspect the quality of the company’s financial reporting?

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Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2019
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2019
Dec 7 2019 8:00 AM

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 and the Learning By Giving Foundation. Students also volunteer their service on outreach projects.

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Achievements for December 2019
Achievements for December 2019
Dec 6 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Andrew Adelson, Kate Alston, Jessica Aragon, Dr. Demet Batur, Luke Bogus, Cameron Claborn, Ashley Clegg, Debra Cosgrove, Hailey Coufal, Jennifer Davidson, Brooks Douglass, Charles Erker, Levi Gipson, Alex Hoffman, Joey Jeanetta, Connor Jolley, Ryan Kalkwarf, Hannah Krajicek, Katie Lamb, Megan McCann, Adrianna McKing, Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez, Arihant Mittal, Kayleen Mourey, Frances Munro, Justin Myers, Wyatt Packard, Grace Partridge, Dr. Jennifer Ryan, Timothy Schartz, Jordan Seitz, Dr. Eric Thompson, Dr. Chris Timm, Max Van Arsdall, Allison Weber, Jenna Zeleny, Beta Alpha Psi, Big Red Startups, the Management major program and MBA@Nebraska. » Full Article
Hutchinson Digs Data Stories in Actuarial Science Capstone Course
Hutchinson Digs Data Stories in Actuarial Science Capstone Course
Dec 4 2019 9:00 AM
Robert Hutchinson believed he needed to find the right answer to earn the best grade. Working with mentors from Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) in his Actuarial Applications in Practice (ACTS 475) capstone class, he learned that in actuarial science, there can be more than one right answer to the same problem. » Full Article
Brilliance Strikes for Douglass
Brilliance Strikes for Douglass
Nov 21 2019 9:00 AM
A new venture business competition provided Brooks Douglass, a sophomore economics and finance major from Grand Island, Nebraska, with the chance to shine in front of real-world business professionals. Participating in a first-time collaborative effort between Arbor Day Farm and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Honors Academy, Douglass discovered a new way to learn about business. » Full Article
Confident Businesses Signal Ongoing Economic Growth
Confident Businesses Signal Ongoing Economic Growth
Nov 20 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during October, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Steinle Transfers Big Dreams to Lincoln
Steinle Transfers Big Dreams to Lincoln
Nov 19 2019 9:00 AM
Bailee Steinle grew up in small towns dreaming of making a big impact in business. After struggling to find direction in her first year of college, Steinle transferred to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, where she now packs new activities into each day with the intent on getting her dream job thanks to the help of Rachel Wesley, academic advisor. » Full Article
Batur: Easing Internet Traffic Jams
Batur: Easing Internet Traffic Jams
Nov 14 2019 9:00 AM
With so many mobile devices and other wireless users jumping on the information superhighway, the airwaves are experiencing traffic jams. That’s a conundrum for internet service providers and their customers, who pay for services that ISPs will soon be unable to guarantee during wireless rush hours. » Full Article
Uwanjye Feeds Entrepreneurial Hunger at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch
Uwanjye Feeds Entrepreneurial Hunger at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch
Nov 12 2019 9:00 AM
Hopeful to enact positive change in her home country of Rwanda, Lillian Uwanjye, a junior integrated science major, entered the 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition to support her goal of combatting malnutrition. Hosted by Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the competition helps students learn to frame and pitch their ideas.  » Full Article
Toscano Returns to Nebraska to Speak on Big Tech
Toscano Returns to Nebraska to Speak on Big Tech
Nov 7 2019 9:00 AM
Former experience design consultant for Google and author, Joe Toscano, ’14, presents “Automating Humanity” at the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln on Friday, November 22, 10:30-11:20 a.m. in the large auditorium in Howard L. Hawks Hall. Co-hosted by the College of Business and College of Law as part of the Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series, the event, which is free and open to the public, will be livestreamed in the Henrickson Family Atrium and in HLH 020. » Full Article
International Education Week to be Celebrated
International Education Week to be Celebrated
Nov 5 2019 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska­–Lincoln College of Business unites with Huskers across campus to celebrate International Education Week, November 18-22. The college events highlight international education, exchange and diversity, all while giving students the opportunity to experience new cultures. » Full Article
Achievements for November 2019
Achievements for November 2019
Nov 1 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Colton Arias, Andee Capell, Jennifer Davidson, Haley Ehrke, Dr. Tammie Fischer, Adam Folsom, Dr. Tim Hodges, Sam Lilly, Jack Lyons, MBA@Nebraska, Kay Maresh J.D., Gunnar Millot, Justin Myers, Jordan Seitz, Max Van Arsdall, Eli Wolfe, Alex Zlatic and the Nebraska Council on Economic Education. » Full Article
Insingo Steps Out of Comfort Zone for Career Expedition
Insingo Steps Out of Comfort Zone for Career Expedition
Oct 29 2019 9:00 AM
An introvert, Frank Insingo enjoys staying in and relaxing, but knows stepping out of his comfort zone helps for a future in business. Instead of heading home this fall break, he challenged himself to travel with peers on the College of Business Career Expedition to Minneapolis. » Full Article
Logans Connects Through Business Honors Academy
Logans Connects Through Business Honors Academy
Oct 24 2019 10:30 AM
As a freshman, Q Logans could not wait to delve into the world of business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and establish networks. She found many ways to connect with peers and professionals in the Nebraska Business Honors Academy at the College of Business.  » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: Modest Economic Growth for State
Nebraska Indicator: Modest Economic Growth for State
Oct 23 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during September, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Alumni Tailgate to Celebrate Grit and Glory
Alumni Tailgate to Celebrate Grit and Glory
Oct 22 2019 9:00 AM
Nebraska Business alumni are invited to the 2019 Nebraska Business Alumni Tailgate three hours prior to the Nebraska vs. Wisconsin football game, Saturday, November 16. Join Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business, former classmates and faculty as we celebrate our accomplishments and offer continued support of future business leaders. » Full Article
Myers Earns Scholarship from Oxford Experience
Myers Earns Scholarship from Oxford Experience
Oct 17 2019 9:00 AM
As a self-proclaimed Anglophile, Justin Myers chose to participate in the Nebraska at Oxford Program, the most popular study abroad program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. His desire to learn more about economics during Brexit paid off when he earned a scholarship for his academic achievements in the program coordinated by the College of Business. » Full Article
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch
Oct 15 2019 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students can showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills at the annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition on Tuesday, November 5 in Morrill Hall. Hosted by the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, the competition gives students a platform to propose a new business venture in a three-minute “quick pitch” proposal with the chance to win cash prizes. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Continues to Rank Among Top in the Nation
MBA@Nebraska Continues to Rank Among Top in the Nation
Oct 14 2019 8:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln online MBA program, known as MBA@Nebraska, achieved a consecutive Top 10 placement in Poets&Quants annual ranking of online MBA programs. Nebraska ranked No. 9 in the nation and No. 2 in the Big Ten. » Full Article
Burt and Castner Inducted into School of Accountancy Hall of Fame
Burt and Castner Inducted into School of Accountancy Hall of Fame
Oct 10 2019 9:00 AM
Linda Burt, ’73, and Ralph Castner, ’85, became the latest inductees into the University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Accountancy Hall of Fame at the Celebration of Excellence. Both received praise from members of the school, alumni and friends for their significant service and personal integrity during their professional accounting careers. » Full Article
Saying Yes to Opportunity Fires Mariska’s Success
Saying Yes to Opportunity Fires Mariska’s Success
Oct 9 2019 9:00 AM
Chad Mariska, ’98, felt pulled to the business world at an early age but did not have a clear picture of exactly what direction his career would go. He found his answer by seizing every opportunity through the inspiration of watching his father, Brian, deal with the debilitating disease of multiple sclerosis. » Full Article
Hard Work Translates to Success for Atiya
Hard Work Translates to Success for Atiya
Oct 9 2019 9:00 AM
When learning English in high school to prepare for his future education goals, Basher Atiya came across an opportunity to work for the U.S. military as an interpreter in his native country of Afghanistan. However, after some U.S. forces withdrew, his living situation became unsafe, which presented Atiya with an opportunity to advance his education in a new country. » Full Article
Saunders Leads Charge for Ethical Auditing Practices
Saunders Leads Charge for Ethical Auditing Practices
Oct 9 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. Kelli Saunders wanted to use her teaching career to champion ethical auditing practices to offset high profile financial scandals she witnessed in her formative years. She found her path at the School of Accountancy, inspired by an opportunity from Dr. Aaron Crabtree, to create a unique course offering that could impact the next generation of auditing professionals. » Full Article
Students Create Value to Their Own Beat
Students Create Value to Their Own Beat
Oct 8 2019 9:00 AM
What can you do with Post-It Notes to create the most value possible? The question left student teams at the Innovation Challenge at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln scrambling to create a project centered on producing the greatest value using the office supply item in whatever way they defined “value”. » Full Article
Achievements for October 2019
Achievements for October 2019
Oct 4 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Dr. Arthur Allen, Dr. Sam Allgood, Taggart Bailey, Becky Barnard, Dr. Tammy E. Beck, Heather Clemens, Dr. Aaron Crabtree,  Natasha Crawford J.D., Dr. Jimmy Downes, Dr. Kyle Gibson, Dr. Amanda Gonzales, Dr. Marijane Hancock, Katie Hauge, Kerri Hiatt, Michelle Jacobs, Dr. Imran Khan, Chad Mardesen, Dr. Tawnya Means, Jen Mostek, John Ruhl, Dr. Jennifer Ryan, Dr. Timothy Strother, Dr. Eric Thompson, Sue Vagts, Dr. Jing Wang, Charles Waterson, Sara Weixelman, Nicholas Wiebelhaus and Margo Young. » Full Article
Executive Insights Examines Ethical Workplace Behavior
Executive Insights Examines Ethical Workplace Behavior
Oct 1 2019 9:00 AM
The fall Executive Insights panel gave more than 400 students the opportunity to think about how ethical behavior shapes success in the business world. The event, hosted by State Farm Insurance and held at Howard L. Hawks Hall, underscored how contemplating ethical issues before they happen helps individuals make the right decisions when confronted with them in business or their personal lives. » Full Article
Students Recognized for Academic Excellence
Students Recognized for Academic Excellence
Sep 30 2019 9:00 AM
In a celebration of exceptional academic success, the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln College of Business recognized 97 students at the annual College of Business Student Awards Reception on September 25 at Howard L. Hawks Hall. Awards received by students at the top of their respective classes included the Clifford M. Hicks Scholar, Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key, LeRossignol Scholar Award and William Gold Scholar Award. » Full Article
Sixth Cohort Starts Athletic Master’s Program
Sixth Cohort Starts Athletic Master’s Program
Sep 26 2019 9:00 AM
The sixth cohort of the Master of Arts in Business with a Specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (MAIAA) program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business started this fall. The 10 students, who began classes August 26, plan to work in collegiate athletics after earning their degree and a competitive edge in the job market. » Full Article
Nebraska Indicator: The Economic Outlook Clouds During August
Nebraska Indicator: The Economic Outlook Clouds During August
Sep 25 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell during August, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Clifton Builders Ready to Create Economic Energy
Clifton Builders Ready to Create Economic Energy
Sep 24 2019 9:00 AM
Twenty-eight students embark on their journey as Clifton Builders this fall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The Clifton Builders Program, in its fourth year as a part of the Clifton Strengths Institute, enables its students to learn from, study alongside and network with fellow entrepreneurial minded individuals. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Nonprofit Grant Application Opens
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Nonprofit Grant Application Opens
Sep 20 2019 9:00 AM
A management class in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business opened its call for applications from local nonprofit organizations focused on bringing long-term stability and wellness to children and families in need through enrichment and educational opportunities within Lincoln and Lancaster County. Selected organizations could receive as much as $10,000 in funding. » Full Article
Nebraska Offers Continuing Education for Tax Professionals
Nebraska Offers Continuing Education for Tax Professionals
Sep 19 2019 9:00 AM
Entering its 65th year of providing tax professionals across Nebraska, the Annual Federal and State Income Tax Institute begins its seven-city tour this November with the latest training in federal tax law. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Tax Institute, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service and the Nebraska Department of Revenue, delivers essential tax updates two-day continuing education sessions. To register for the institute, visit: http://taxinstitute.unl.edu. Early registration, which includes all meals, all course materials and books, ends October 15. » Full Article
Nebraska Thriving Index Identifies Regional Advantages in Rural Nebraska
Nebraska Thriving Index Identifies Regional Advantages in Rural Nebraska
Sep 18 2019 9:00 AM
According to the first annual Nebraska Thriving Index, rural regions in the state are relatively strong for economic growth, quality of life and social capital. Concerns from the findings are in education and skill, which includes education attainment, labor force participation and employment in knowledge-based occupations. » Full Article
B-Week to Celebrate Community and Culture
B-Week to Celebrate Community and Culture
Sep 17 2019 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business community comes together to celebrate Business Week (B-Week), September 23-26. Coordinated by the Nebraska Business Student Advisory Board, the tradition began nearly 100 years ago, originating in 1921 as BizAd Day. Sponsored by Union Pacific and the College of Business, the various events and activities are open to business students, faculty, staff and alumni. » Full Article
Gonzales Named 2019 Seacrest Teaching Fellow
Gonzales Named 2019 Seacrest Teaching Fellow
Sep 16 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. Amanda Gonzales, assistant professor of accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, pursues teaching excellence in the classroom through the inspiration she receives from students. Her passion to help students grow and flourish in the classroom resulted in her applying for and being named a Seacrest Teaching Fellow this fall in the College of Business. » Full Article
Four Steps to Career Fair Success
Four Steps to Career Fair Success
Sep 12 2019 9:00 AM
Business students looking to bolster their future careers can take practical action steps to achieve their dreams leading up to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Career Fair, Tuesday, September 24, 1-5 p.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Whether a freshman, senior or anywhere in between, it is never too early to prepare according to Dr. Rachel Larson, director of the Business Career Center. » Full Article
Achievements for September 2019
Achievements for September 2019
Sep 6 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Dr. Sam Allgood, Dr. Robert Campbell, Brennan Costello, the DREAMBIG Academy, Umeda Islamova, Dr. Fred Luthans, Dr. Laura Poppo, Katie Sewell, Dr. Daniel Tannenbaum, Dr. Eric Thompson and Dr. Liang (Leon) Xu. » Full Article
Fourteen New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
Fourteen New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
Sep 4 2019 9:00 AM
With expertise ranging from strategic leadership to healthcare operations and innovations, 14 new faculty members joined the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. » Full Article
Alumnus Warren Buffett Celebrates 89 Years
Alumnus Warren Buffett Celebrates 89 Years
Aug 29 2019 2:00 PM
Warren Buffett, who graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1951, celebrates his 89th birthday today. In honor of his big day, Nebraska Business faculty and staff provide insight and their own interpretation of some of his most noteworthy quotes. » Full Article
Van Duyn Strikes Big at Hudl
Van Duyn Strikes Big at Hudl
Aug 22 2019 9:00 AM
Dreaming of working in college athletics drove Amanda Van Duyn, ’19, to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for graduate school. Everything she planned for her career quickly changed when she discovered Hudl. » Full Article
Audrey Erker – Oxford Global Immersion Blog
Audrey Erker – Oxford Global Immersion Blog
Aug 21 2019 11:00 AM
Audrey Erker, a business administration major from Omaha, Nebraska, who will be a junior this fall, studies abroad in the Nebraska at Oxford program July 21-August 17. She chose the business abroad program because she loves its history, a 31-year collaboration between Nebraska and Jesus College at the University of Oxford. Audrey looks forward to meeting other people who are challenging themselves to explore a new culture together. Before the program begins, she plans to visit her host sister in France from when she studied abroad in high school. Follow Audrey and her journey on Instagram @audreyerker. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Bounces Back in July
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Bounces Back in July
Aug 21 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose sharply during July, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
From Grit to Glory: Nebraska Business Grads Celebrated
From Grit to Glory: Nebraska Business Grads Celebrated
Aug 16 2019 8:30 AM
More than 125 business students receive their glory at commencement ceremonies this weekend after years of showing their academic grit at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. The August 17 ceremony features a commencement address by Susan Fritz, who became interim president of the University of Nebraska on August 15. » Full Article
Two Reasons Machine Learning Can Help Your Business
Two Reasons Machine Learning Can Help Your Business
Aug 15 2019 9:00 AM
As the age of big data continues, machine learning and artificial intelligence play increasingly transformational roles in business. For those wanting to know more about the topic, Dr. Steve Cooper, associate professor of computer science and executive director of the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management, explores machine learning at an upcoming Center for Executive and Professional Development Power Lunch on Thursday, September 19. The session, titled “How Machine Learning Impacts Business,” will be held at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in HLH 202. » Full Article
Buss Maximizes Student Opportunities at Nebraska Business
Buss Maximizes Student Opportunities at Nebraska Business
Aug 14 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. D’vee Buss, ’75, ’91, ’02, enrolled at Nebraska in 1973 unsure of her career direction and believing it might be her last shot at a college degree. With the support of a visionary colleague and a commitment to lifelong learning, Buss not only discovered her path, she went on to revolutionize advising during 44 years of service to business students. » Full Article
Sönmez Drives Sustainability to Help Feed Families
Sönmez Drives Sustainability to Help Feed Families
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
As a child in Turkey, Dr. Erkut Sönmez felt a pull inside leading him to become a scientist but wondered how he could use his calling to make a difference. Little did he know by working long summers on his grandfather’s farm, a seed was being planted that would one day take root in Nebraska. » Full Article
Ketcham Receives the TLC He Needs
Ketcham Receives the TLC He Needs
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
When life became hectic for Dillon Ketcham and work began to take up a majority of his time, his grades started to slip. After connecting with a free tutor through the Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, he not only improved his grades but also understood himself better. » Full Article
Newburn’s Academic Spirit Renewed
Newburn’s Academic Spirit Renewed
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
Caleb Newburn, a junior management major, gets the most out of his education and time this summer with two part-time jobs and five summer courses at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. However, only a year ago, his attitude for school looked completely different. » Full Article
Prepare for the Future of Business at Fall Power Lunches
Prepare for the Future of Business at Fall Power Lunches
Aug 13 2019 9:00 AM
Opportunities for strategic career development and for business professionals to grow their career skill set will stem from the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln Center for Executive and Professional Development Power Lunches series beginning September 12. Faculty members from the College of Business and the greater university present the 90-minute sessions. The five lunches allow professionals to obtain insights into relevant challenges facing businesses now and in the future. » Full Article
Ariel Zach – Spain Global Immersion Blog
Ariel Zach – Spain Global Immersion Blog
Aug 10 2019 9:00 AM

Ariel Zach, an international business major from Stanton, Nebraska, will travel abroad to study and complete an internship May 10 to August 4 in Barcelona, Spain, through a UNL faculty-led program at the Institute for American Universities. Ariel chose the program in Spain because she grew up appreciating the Spanish language and culture. She looks forward to experiencing both, then visiting Morocco before her senior year at Nebraska Business begins.

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New HRM Certificate Program Accepting Applicants for 2020
New HRM Certificate Program Accepting Applicants for 2020
Aug 8 2019 9:00 AM
Although you might be a great leader of people in the workplace, it might not be enough to optimize performance and maintain business growth, according to Hillary Hotz, graduate programs recruitment coordinator at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Hotz recommends a new certificate program in human resource management (HRM) to challenge yourself and drive tangible results in the workplace. » Full Article
Fifty-Six Students Travel to Oxford for Summer
Fifty-Six Students Travel to Oxford for Summer
Aug 6 2019 9:00 AM
With bags packed, 56 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students travel to England to participate in the Nebraska at Oxford program July 21-August 17. Sponsored by the College of Business, the global immersion program is a 31-year collaboration between Nebraska and Jesus College at the University of Oxford. » Full Article
Aguilar Envisions a Bright Collegiate Future
Aguilar Envisions a Bright Collegiate Future
Aug 1 2019 9:00 AM
Yani Aguilar hoped of coming to the DREAMBIG Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business ever since she heard about the program from her College Possible mentor. With ambition to be a business leader of tomorrow, she knew she needed to start on that path today. » Full Article
Experience Community at Back to School Bash
Experience Community at Back to School Bash
Jul 30 2019 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business kicks off the 2019-20 school year at the seventh annual Back to School Bash Friday, August 23, 2-4 p.m. Hosted at Howard L. Hawks Hall, new and returning students, parents, alumni, business partners, faculty and staff are welcome to attend the event sponsored by Sandhills Global. Attendees at the event also will celebrate the 150-year legacy of the university. You can RSVP at https://business.unl.edu/bash. » Full Article
Mandela Washington Fellow Empowered by Leaders Program
Mandela Washington Fellow Empowered by Leaders Program
Jul 26 2019 9:00 AM
Thembi Zulu envisions bold ambitions to change the world one idea at a time. After partaking in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program, she learned a trait of hers she once saw as a hindrance was one of her greatest strengths. » Full Article
A June Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
A June Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Jul 24 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell during June, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  » Full Article
Nebraska Academy Opens Collegiate Doors for Underrepresented Students
Nebraska Academy Opens Collegiate Doors for Underrepresented Students
Jul 22 2019 10:30 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s DREAMBIG Academy is helping underrepresented youth open doors to future opportunity. Thirty-eight soon-to-be high school seniors began a unique summer program at the College of Business this week teaching them more about the world of business and potential career paths. The week-long program emphasizes leadership, networking skills and success. » Full Article
Barrera Leads DREAMBIG Academy
Barrera Leads DREAMBIG Academy
Jul 16 2019 9:00 AM
As a former football coach at North Star High School in Lincoln, Nebraska, Mark Barrera missed working with underrepresented youth. When the opportunity arose again with the DREAMBIG Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, he happily stepped up to lead the program in addition to his duties as the assistant director of recruitment technology at the College of Business. » Full Article
Achievements for July 2019
Achievements for July 2019
Jul 12 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Paula Caldwell, Dr. Tammie Fischer, Dr. James “Jim” Gentry, Vinny Malene, Tait McGowan, Julia Messineo, Jake Modica, Dr. Jenna R. Pieper, Katie Sewell, students who made the Dean’s List, the Bureau of Business Research and the Clifton Strengths Institute. » Full Article
Kelley Empowered by Academic Advisor
Kelley Empowered by Academic Advisor
Jul 11 2019 9:00 AM
Hunter Kelley, ’19, knew the University of Nebraska–Lincoln would be the college of choice for him. However, he felt unsure about his major and future career choice until he embarked on a one-to-one advising relationship at the College of Business. » Full Article
Lin Advances Discovery Through Web Application
Lin Advances Discovery Through Web Application
Jul 10 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. Yijia Lin contemplated how to raise the awareness of research excellence in actuarial science for several years. By bringing together a team of faculty, staff, students and business partners, she led the creation of the first web application to compile and rank actuarial science research data now hosted on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business website. » Full Article
Jarrett Makes Teaching Matter
Jarrett Makes Teaching Matter
Jul 10 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, assistant professor of practice in economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, never planned to leave his home country of Nigeria. After a victory at a mathematics competition, he journeyed to the U.S. to learn more about making a transformational change in teaching methods. » Full Article
Cody Makes Enduring Relationships at DREAMBIG
Cody Makes Enduring Relationships at DREAMBIG
Jul 2 2019 9:00 AM
Kayla Cody, ’18, grew up in Beatrice, Nebraska, wondering how she would connect the dots to get to college. She discovered her destination through a program for high school students called DREAMBIG Academy offered at the Nebraska College of Business. » Full Article
Hull Makes Every Day in MAIAA Program Matter
Hull Makes Every Day in MAIAA Program Matter
Jun 27 2019 9:00 AM
Rose Hull discovered her joy for student-athlete development after turning from collegiate athlete into coach. At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, she found the program needed to turn her aspirations into a career. » Full Article
Curiel Finds Her Voice by Building Business
Curiel Finds Her Voice by Building Business
Jun 25 2019 9:00 AM
Vianka Curiel dreamed to work at the United Nations one day, but found her shyness and lack of business knowledge blocked the path to her goal. She discovered the confidence and business skills she needed in the Future Builders Program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Strong Business Expectations Support Nebraska Leading Indicator
Strong Business Expectations Support Nebraska Leading Indicator
Jun 19 2019 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during May, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Achieving Glory: Spring Dean’s List
Achieving Glory: Spring Dean’s List
Jun 18 2019 9:00 AM
Demonstrating their drive for realizing academic success, 960 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students earned a place on the College of Business Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester. » Full Article
Christy Cooper – China Global Immersion Blog
Christy Cooper – China Global Immersion Blog
Jun 14 2019 12:00 PM
Christy Cooper, an agricultural education major from Waverly, Nebraska, studies abroad with a faculty-led College of Business program in Yangling, China, from May 5 to June 3. She chose this global immersion program because China plays a large role in Nebraska’s economy, especially in agriculture. As a senior this fall and a future high school agriculture teacher, Christy can’t wait to share her experiences abroad with her students. “I’ve never been to an Asian country, so I’m most looking forward to learning about and immersing myself in China’s culture.” » Full Article
One-on-One Support Leads Sherwood to Select Major
One-on-One Support Leads Sherwood to Select Major
Jun 13 2019 9:00 AM
A rising high school senior, Seth Sherwood faces numerous important decisions from college choice to career path. The Morrill, Nebraska, native defined his path when he attended the Accounting Summit at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, May 29-31. » Full Article
Forty-five Students Chosen for Nebraska Business Honors Academy
Forty-five Students Chosen for Nebraska Business Honors Academy
Jun 12 2019 3:00 PM
Forty-five recent high school graduates have been selected to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. This will be the seventh group to join the academy since its founding in 2013. » Full Article
From Slim Pickins to Slim Chickens
From Slim Pickins to Slim Chickens
Jun 11 2019 9:00 AM
Seth Jensen, ’95, arrived at Nebraska with a plan to major in accounting, but few connections to help guide the way. Coming from the small town of Exeter, Nebraska, Jensen knew he needed to expand his network. » Full Article
Phillips Drafts His Plan for Success
Phillips Drafts His Plan for Success
Jun 11 2019 9:00 AM
Davielle Phillips, ’16 and ’19, wanted to use his time at Nebraska to create a positive impact within local communities. Through the combination of his business and architectural education, he found direction to accomplish his designs. » Full Article
Schirmer Finds the One at Nebraska
Schirmer Finds the One at Nebraska
Jun 11 2019 9:00 AM
Coming into the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Grant Schirmer, ’19, searched for a meaningful career to utilize his mathematical abilities. Pursuit of a worthwhile major in a dynamic environment landed him at the College of Business where he uncovered his career destination through the help of a close friend. » Full Article
Vagts Builds Upon Tradition of Actuarial Community
Vagts Builds Upon Tradition of Actuarial Community
Jun 11 2019 9:00 AM
Increasing actuarial science majors at Nebraska affirms program growth but also creates challenges. With direction from her advisory board and a time-honored focus on community, Program Director Sue Vagts guides day-to-day successes one student at a time. » Full Article
Achievements for June 2019
Achievements for June 2019
Jun 7 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Beth Alexander, Mark Barrera, Dr. Tammy Beck, Erin Burnette, Regan Burnham, Paula Caldwell, Isabel Cheesman, Jennifer Davidson, Clyde Davis, Dr. Samantha Fairclough, Maddie Gaber, Dr. Amanda Gonzales, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, Dr. Rachel Larson, Ashley Light, Dr. Kasey Linde, Dr. Ann Mari May, Dr. Mike McDonald, Dr. Tawnya Means, Jennifer Mostek, Dr. Rebekah Neary-DeLaPorte, Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, Jaylen Peters, Brianna Ridenour, Dr. Blake Runnalls, Katie Sewell, Kimberly Smith, Gerardo Soto, Celeste Spier, Lauren Stehlik, Dr. Chris Timm, Jill Trucke, Elizabeth Uebele, Shivang Vaidya, Rachel Wesley, Qixuan Yang, Peter Zhu, the Business Career Center and the School of Accountancy. » Full Article
Berry Takes a Swing at Athletic Development
Berry Takes a Swing at Athletic Development
Jun 3 2019 9:00 AM
For Taylor Berry, athletics became more than just a game, but a lifestyle. Wanting to apply the teamwork and perseverance learned playing collegiate softball to a career, Berry wondered about her next move. » Full Article
Mercer Brushes Up Her Marketing Skills
Mercer Brushes Up Her Marketing Skills
May 30 2019 9:00 AM
Maya Mercer wanted to delve deep into the marketing field and find her place. To do so, she needed hands-on experience to bring her future to fruition.   » Full Article
Two Crucial Job Search Tips For New Graduates
Two Crucial Job Search Tips For New Graduates
May 23 2019 9:00 AM
Congratulations to our newest alumni ready to start something in your next adventure! Although some recent graduates begin the employment search or accept job offers while still in college, others choose to focus fully on their academic programs, waiting until they complete classes to begin the job search. If you’re now beginning your job search, that’s all right. You demonstrated your priorities and strengthened your skills. Now you can direct that same level of attention to your employment search. » Full Article

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