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Nebraska's Economy Will Continue to Expand, Forecast Shows
Nebraska's Economy Will Continue to Expand, Forecast Shows
Dec 3 2021 9:00 AM
The Nebraska economy will continue to expand over the next three years, according to the new three-year forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. » Full Article
Akinyemi Finds Family in Actuarial Science Program at Nebraska
Akinyemi Finds Family in Actuarial Science Program at Nebraska
Dec 2 2021 9:00 AM
When Olukemi “Kemi” (Olubodun) Akinyemi, ’04, moved from Nigeria at age 15, she found a new home in Lincoln, Nebraska. After enrolling at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, she also found a community of friends she considers family. » Full Article
Hathaway to Present "The Startup Community Way"
Hathaway to Present "The Startup Community Way"
Dec 1 2021 3:34 PM
Ian Hathaway, an investor, startup advisor, data scientist and writer with expertise in tech startups, entrepreneurship and venture capital, will share his insight and present "The Startup Community Way" on Friday, December 10, 10-11 a.m. at Howard L. Hawks Hall in HLH 020. » Full Article
October Increase in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
October Increase in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Nov 24 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in October, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The leading indicator is designed to predict economic activity six months into the future. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog – Fall 2021
Strive to Thrive Student Blog – Fall 2021
Nov 22 2021 8:45 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students take on philanthropy firsthand in the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) course, commonly referred to as “Strive to Thrive Lincoln.” » Full Article
Statter Shares Determination to Succeed
Statter Shares Determination to Succeed
Nov 17 2021 9:00 AM
Finance major Karly Statter began looking for a summer internship during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. She built up her resiliency through a series of rejection emails as uncertainty in the economy grew. » Full Article
DIGS Launch Reflects Nebraska Business’ Commitment to Students, Diversity
DIGS Launch Reflects Nebraska Business’ Commitment to Students, Diversity
Nov 12 2021 9:00 AM
As the University of Nebraska–Lincoln moves forward with diversity planning, Nebraska Today is sitting down with college leaders to explore how inclusive excellence is being folded into day-to-day campus activities. » Full Article
Nastvogel Finds in MBA What He Needs to Serve and Lead
Nastvogel Finds in MBA What He Needs to Serve and Lead
Nov 11 2021 9:00 AM
Darian Nastvogel, ’14, began the MBA@Nebraska program while deployed in Iraq during his service in the U.S. Air Force. His time in the program prepared him to work for companies such as Google and his current employer VMware, a cloud-computing company. » Full Article
Achievements for November 2021
Achievements for November 2021
Nov 5 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Derek Branch Found Entrepreneurial Inspiration In Pre-College Builders Program
Derek Branch Found Entrepreneurial Inspiration In Pre-College Builders Program
Nov 3 2021 9:00 AM
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Nebraska Today spoke to freshman Derek Branch, a member of the Osage Nation, business administration major and Husker Football player from Lincoln, Nebraska. Off the field, he’s working hard so he can accomplish a lifetime goal: building a business that leaves a lasting impact on his community. » Full Article
Martin Remembered For Unwavering Support of Nebraska U
Martin Remembered For Unwavering Support of Nebraska U
Nov 2 2021 9:00 AM
JoAnn Martin, ’75, of Lincoln, alumna and dedicated supporter of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, died Oct. 20, at the age of 67. She was diagnosed with a rare, degenerative neurological disease in July. » Full Article
Nebraska Economic Indicator Drops in September
Nebraska Economic Indicator Drops in September
Oct 27 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell in September, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Designed to predict economic activity six months into the future, the leading indicator dropped by 0.91%. » Full Article
Many Issues Causing Problems in Getting Products to Consumers
Many Issues Causing Problems in Getting Products to Consumers
Oct 26 2021 9:00 AM
Recent headlines, anecdotes and personal experiences are driving consumers to wonder what their holiday shopping will look like this year. » Full Article
Supply Chain Crunches Affecting Agriculture – From Farm to Table
Supply Chain Crunches Affecting Agriculture – From Farm to Table
Oct 25 2021 12:01 PM
As shoppers adjust their holiday gift-buying strategies due to supply chain issues, they might want to think about retooling their holiday meals, too. » Full Article
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch, Nov. 11
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch, Nov. 11
Oct 21 2021 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students can showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills at the annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition on Thursday, Nov. 11 in Morrill Hall. Hosted by the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, the competition gives students a platform to propose a new business venture in a three-minute pitch to judges with the chance to win cash prizes. » Full Article
Management Professor Emeritus Receives Doc Elliott Award
Management Professor Emeritus Receives Doc Elliott Award
Oct 19 2021 9:00 AM
Dr. Fred Luthans, George Holmes Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Management, recently received the prestigious Doc Elliott Award from the Nebraska Alumni Association on Sept. 23. Named to the top 1% of citations for researchers of all fields in the world and ranked first in organizational behavior textbooks, Luthans' Google Scholar citations exceed 104,000 his H=114 (114 publications with 114 or more citations). » Full Article
Aaron Crabtree Tribute Scholarship Established for Students
Aaron Crabtree Tribute Scholarship Established for Students
Oct 15 2021 9:00 AM
Honored at the School of Accountancy’s Celebration for Excellence in October, Dr. Aaron Crabtree served as director for the School of Accountancy for seven years prior to becoming the associate dean of master’s programs and executive development this summer. » Full Article
Wang Explores Corporate Bond Offering Pricing Process
Wang Explores Corporate Bond Offering Pricing Process
Oct 14 2021 9:00 AM
For many firms in the U.S., corporate bonds are an important source of capital, yet how these bonds are priced remained a black box to investors and firms alike. The latest research from Dr. Liying Wang, assistant professor of finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, serves as the first analysis on the corporate bonds offering process and sheds light on how they are priced. » Full Article
Virtual Career Expedition Panel Features Washington, D.C. Alumni
Virtual Career Expedition Panel Features Washington, D.C. Alumni
Oct 13 2021 9:00 AM
The Virtual Career Expedition organized by the Business Career Center in the College of Business allows students to meet via Zoom with Husker alumni working in industries including finance, marketing, sports, technology and the nonprofit sector. » Full Article
Shoemaker Gives Back Through Sales Scholarship
Shoemaker Gives Back Through Sales Scholarship
Oct 12 2021 9:00 AM
Ryan Shoemaker, ’17, utilizes the work ethic honed at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to achieve success in his sales career after graduation. Now he plans to motivate other students to do the same by establishing the Center for Sales Excellence High Achievers Scholarship at the College of Business. » Full Article
Lan Wins Chan Hahn Best Paper Award
Lan Wins Chan Hahn Best Paper Award
Oct 7 2021 9:00 AM
With rising health care costs affecting the lives of many in the U.S., Yingchao Lan, assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics, researches ways to streamline health care delivery and create a more effective system to help lower costs. Her latest study earned her the Chan Hahn Best Paper Award at the 2021 Academy of Management Conference after being recognized as finalist for the honor twice before. » Full Article
Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space Opens at College of Business
Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space Opens at College of Business
Oct 5 2021 9:00 AM
Huskers came together to celebrate the grand opening of a space dedicated to furthering diversity and inclusivity in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The college’s Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space — nicknamed DIGS — serves as a hub for conversation, inclusive programs and gatherings to help all students feel they belong in the Nebraska Business community. » Full Article
Achievements for October 2021
Achievements for October 2021
Oct 1 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez Builds Future Through Entrepreneurship
Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez Builds Future Through Entrepreneurship
Sep 28 2021 9:00 AM
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Nebraska Today talked to Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez, a junior management major from Grand Island, Nebraska. After helping his family work hard to overcome struggles, he started his own business that celebrates the hustle. » Full Article
Students Work on Capstone Project for We Loop Brazil
Students Work on Capstone Project for We Loop Brazil
Sep 23 2021 9:00 AM
Students from Brazil and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln connected virtually to work on a capstone project for We Loop Brazil, an online secondhand clothing company. Part of a summer virtual global experience program led by Rob Simon, associate professor of practice in marketing at the College of Business, the course allowed students to share their insight and gain a greater global perspective. » Full Article
Nebraska Economic Indicator Improves in August
Nebraska Economic Indicator Improves in August
Sep 22 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in August, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The leading indicator is designed to predict economic activity six months into the future. » Full Article
Wall Street Journal Finds MBA@Nebraska a Best Buy
Wall Street Journal Finds MBA@Nebraska a Best Buy
Sep 21 2021 9:00 AM
The Wall Street Journal found graduates of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Master of Business Administration program – known as the MBA@Nebraska – have the fifth lowest debt-to-income ratio out of 567 schools. » Full Article
Colleges of Business, Law Launch New Business and Law Major
Colleges of Business, Law Launch New Business and Law Major
Sep 17 2021 9:00 AM
The College of Business and the College of Law partnered to provide additional career opportunities for University of Nebraska–Lincoln students by launching a business and law major this fall. » Full Article
Grand Opening of DIGS Set for Oct. 1
Grand Opening of DIGS Set for Oct. 1
Sep 16 2021 9:00 AM
Celebrate the grand opening of the Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space (DIGS) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 1. All are welcome to attend the program and open house in Howard L. Hawks Hall in the west welcome center area and HLH 102 by RSVPing at http://go.unl.edu/openDIGS. » Full Article
Nebraska Ascends to Top 30 Public Undergraduate Business Programs
Nebraska Ascends to Top 30 Public Undergraduate Business Programs
Sep 15 2021 9:00 AM
The new U.S. News & World Report rankings show a move upward for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Nebraska’s undergraduate business program ranks No. 30 among public universities and No. 49 among all national institutions – a jump of four spots from last year. » Full Article
Clifton Builders to Learn to Build Businesses, Teams and Communities
Clifton Builders to Learn to Build Businesses, Teams and Communities
Sep 14 2021 9:00 AM
Thirty-five students start their journey this fall as the latest cohort of Clifton Builders at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The program continues to grow in its sixth year as a part of the Clifton Strengths Institute, enabling its students to learn from, study alongside and network with fellow entrepreneurial-minded individuals. » Full Article
Scholarship Program Prepares Inclusive Business Leaders
Scholarship Program Prepares Inclusive Business Leaders
Sep 10 2021 9:00 AM
Twenty-four first-year students started learning how to lead and champion diversity and inclusion in a new program called Inclusive Business Leaders (IBL) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business this fall. The program assists with attracting more diverse students to Nebraska Business and helps them thrive academically and socially while supporting their career goals to cultivate a more inclusive environment. » Full Article
67th Tax Institute Offers Interactive Review of Law Changes
67th Tax Institute Offers Interactive Review of Law Changes
Sep 9 2021 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers 67th Annual Federal and State Income Tax Institute in November and December. Continuing its legacy of statewide access to the latest training in tax law, the institute will be delivered through two online delivery options during a six-city tour. » Full Article
B-Week Marks 100 Years as Business Student Tradition
B-Week Marks 100 Years as Business Student Tradition
Sep 7 2021 1:30 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business community comes together to celebrate Business Week (B-Week), September 13-16. Coordinated by the Nebraska Business Student Advisory Board, the tradition began 100 years ago, originating in 1921 as BizAd Day. » Full Article
Achievements for September 2021
Achievements for September 2021
Sep 3 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Students Explore Entrepreneurship in Rwanda and U.S.
Students Explore Entrepreneurship in Rwanda and U.S.
Aug 31 2021 9:00 AM
Huskers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln explored Rwanda and global entrepreneurship from the comfort of their own homes thanks to a virtual global experience program coordinated by the College of Business. » Full Article
The PALETTE Project Plans University Community Mural Painting Event
The PALETTE Project Plans University Community Mural Painting Event
Aug 26 2021 9:00 AM
All are welcome to collaboratively paint a mural at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 4-6 p.m. in the greenspace by the Nebraska Union. Commissioned by the Center for Entrepreneurship (C4E) at the College of Business, the mural will be the first venture for a new startup called The PALETTE Project, spearheaded by founder, CEO and senior management major Erika Casarin from Lincoln, Nebraska. » Full Article
Economy Shows First Decline in 10 Months
Economy Shows First Decline in 10 Months
Aug 25 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell in July, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The leading indicator dropped by 0.17%, the first decline in 10 months. » Full Article
College of Business Promotes Eight Faculty
College of Business Promotes Eight Faculty
Aug 24 2021 3:00 PM
Eight faculty at the College of Business earned promotions this summer and fall. These promotions for University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty went into effect August 1. » Full Article
Johnston Puts Supply Chain Certificate to Work in Air Force
Johnston Puts Supply Chain Certificate to Work in Air Force
Aug 19 2021 9:00 AM
As an aircrew flight equipment flight chief in the United States Air Force, Master Sgt. Joshua Johnston ensures airmen have the supplies they need for any situation. To contribute to the efficiency of logistics operations in the military, Johnston enrolled in the fully online supply chain management graduate certificate program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Nearly 120 Virtual Graduates Return to Cross Stage at Commencement
Nearly 120 Virtual Graduates Return to Cross Stage at Commencement
Aug 13 2021 9:00 AM
Huskers who graduated virtually from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln during the COVID-19 pandemic were invited back to Lincoln this summer to cross the Pinnacle Bank Arena stage with August graduates. The in-person commencement events for business graduates include a doctoral and master’s ceremony held August 13 at 3 p.m. and an undergraduate ceremony on August 14 at 7:30 a.m. » Full Article
From Oman to Lincoln, Graduate Finds Home At Nebraska
From Oman to Lincoln, Graduate Finds Home At Nebraska
Aug 12 2021 9:00 AM
After leaving her family in Oman for the first time, Muzna Al Zadjali came to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln unsure what to expect. As she grew more involved in her international business major and challenged herself to engage with others in the College of Business community, she found support and began to feel at home. » Full Article
Power of Community Puts Newburn on Path for Success
Power of Community Puts Newburn on Path for Success
Aug 10 2021 9:00 AM
A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, Caleb Newburn grew even more fond of his capitol city when studying management at the College of Business. As he prepares to graduate from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Saturday, he is especially appreciative for the supportive network he found within his college and hometown. » Full Article
Achievements for August 2021
Achievements for August 2021
Aug 6 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
In-Person Power Lunches Offered in Omaha and Lincoln
In-Person Power Lunches Offered in Omaha and Lincoln
Aug 3 2021 9:00 AM
Advance your skills during the Power Lunch series created by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Executive and Professional Development (CEPD). Led by Nebraska faculty members and industry experts, the in-person lunches in Omaha and Lincoln facilitate thoughtful discussion around today’s important topics and help build skills needed in the rapidly changing business world. » Full Article
Strong Economic Growth for Remainder of Year
Strong Economic Growth for Remainder of Year
Jul 28 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again in June, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. » Full Article
Back to School Bash Connects Nebraska Business Community
Back to School Bash Connects Nebraska Business Community
Jul 22 2021 9:00 AM
The College of Business community at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln gathers to welcome new and returning students to campus with the annual Back to School Bash on Friday, August 27, 3-4:30 p.m. Sponsored by Sandhills Global, the in-person event in Henrickson Family Atrium, connects students, faculty, staff, alumni and business partners. RSVP or learn more at https://business.unl.edu/bash. » Full Article
Christensen Takes Analytics Skills to Next Level
Christensen Takes Analytics Skills to Next Level
Jul 15 2021 9:00 AM
After graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with a degree in mathematics, Casey Christensen, ’17 & ’21, wanted to expand her analytical skills and advance her career. Four promotions later, she knew she made the right decision enrolling in the business analytics graduate certificate program at the College of Business. » Full Article
Nebraska Collaborates on Name, Image and Likeness Program for Student-Athletes
Nebraska Collaborates on Name, Image and Likeness Program for Student-Athletes
Jul 13 2021 9:00 AM
When Nebraska Athletics introduced #NILbraska, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln three-part initiative to prepare student-athletes to maximize the Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) legislation, they did so by utilizing teamwork. Recruited to provide Accelerate, the College of Business developed the program to assist more than 650 student-athletes identify, strengthen and activate their NIL potential. » Full Article
Achievements for July 2021
Achievements for July 2021
Jul 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
Harrison Lloyd Builds Community For LGBTQ+ Huskers
Harrison Lloyd Builds Community For LGBTQ+ Huskers
Jun 30 2021 9:00 AM
For Pride Month, we’re featuring students who are making an impact on campus and beyond. This week, meet Harrison Lloyd, an international business, economics and accounting major from Pflugerville, Texas. As the president of Pride in Business and through his other involvements, Harrison is creating inclusive spaces on campus. » Full Article
Further Acceleration in State Economy
Further Acceleration in State Economy
Jun 30 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator increased rapidly in May, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The leading indicator rose by 2.33%, marking the eighth consecutive monthly increase. » Full Article
Brukman and Rustad Named Poets&Quants' Online Best & Brightest MBAs
Brukman and Rustad Named Poets&Quants' Online Best & Brightest MBAs
Jun 29 2021 9:00 AM
Galina Brukman, ’21, and Jessica Rustad, ’05 & ’21, recently represented the University of Nebraska MBA@Nebraska program when chosen as Poets&Quants Online Best & Brightest MBAs. Selected for their strong academic performance, critical and consistent contributions, striking personal narratives and innate potential, the graduates shared about their experiences while in the fully online program. » Full Article
Knitting’s Resurgence Reflects Women’s Desire to Confront Inequality
Knitting’s Resurgence Reflects Women’s Desire to Confront Inequality
Jun 24 2021 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s Andre F. Maciel was intrigued when he chanced upon a knitters’ group in Tucson, Arizona, in 2011, during his doctoral program. Now a professor of marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Maciel wondered why people in Tucson, of all places, would devote uncounted leisure hours to creating shawls, scarves and sweaters. » Full Article
Meet a Husker: Taylor Jarvis
Meet a Husker: Taylor Jarvis
Jun 23 2021 9:00 AM
For Pride Month, we’re featuring students who are making an impact on campus and beyond. This week, meet Taylor Jarvis, an accounting major with minors in economics and political science from Lincoln, Nebraska. As the ASUN Internal Vice President, she’s using her leadership position to advocate for others. » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes More Than 1,400
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes More Than 1,400
Jun 21 2021 9:00 AM
More than 1,400 College of Business students earned a place on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Dean’s List for the spring semester. They leveraged their strengths and dedicated themselves to academics to achieve the honor. » Full Article
Schmidt Retires from the College of Business
Schmidt Retires from the College of Business
Jun 17 2021 9:00 AM
Dr. James R. Schmidt, James W. & Helen A. Hanson Professor of Economics, arrived at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1977 ready to advance the Department of Economics in quantitative fields. His teaching and research at Nebraska influenced many throughout his 44 years at the College of Business and helped pave the way for distance learning practices. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Honors Academy Selects Class of 2025
Nebraska Business Honors Academy Selects Class of 2025
Jun 15 2021 9:00 AM
Forty incoming first-year students accepted invitations to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. This group will be the ninth cohort to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy since its founding year in 2013. » Full Article
Head Start, the Public Preschool Program, More Than Pays for Itself
Head Start, the Public Preschool Program, More Than Pays for Itself
Jun 10 2021 9:00 AM
Early education from Head Start, a federally funded preschool program for disadvantaged kids, greatly improves the likelihood they obtain financial self-sufficiency in adulthood, according to an unusually large study of its long-term effects. » Full Article
Hiring Dark Personalities Often Intentional
Hiring Dark Personalities Often Intentional
Jun 8 2021 9:00 AM
Propensity for unethical behavior may be a desirable trait for accounting executives or even the reason the company hired them in the first place. Dr. Ling Harris, assistant professor of accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, examined the role dark personality traits play in the accounting executive hiring process. » Full Article
Achievements for June 2021
Achievements for June 2021
Jun 4 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
Building a Sense of Belonging Through National Association of Black Accountants
Building a Sense of Belonging Through National Association of Black Accountants
Jun 1 2021 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 and accounting knowledge to lead the way, creating pathways for others to follow his footsteps. » Full Article
The Economic Recovery Accelerates
The Economic Recovery Accelerates
May 26 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose sharply during April, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. » Full Article
Dedication Leads Nicole Sum to Ultimate Success
Dedication Leads Nicole Sum to Ultimate Success
May 25 2021 9:00 AM
No matter the situation, Nicole Sum, ’21, always gives it her all, whether in the classroom at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business or on the field as a professional Ultimate Frisbee player. Her competitive drive challenged her to work hard, but it was learning from her failures that pushed her to new heights at Nebraska. » Full Article
Nguyen Helps Students Embrace Heritage, Acts as a Catalyst for Change
Nguyen Helps Students Embrace Heritage, Acts as a Catalyst for Change
May 20 2021 10:00 AM
In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month, Nebraska Today talked with Chau Nguyen, '21, who earned her degree in accounting this May. Through her leadership on campus and through the Asian Student Union, she helped students embrace their cultural identity and acted as a catalyst for change. » Full Article
Burdic Receives Award from NU Board of Regents
Burdic Receives Award from NU Board of Regents
May 18 2021 9:00 AM
Jeff Burdic, ’75, assistant director of Business Advising and Student Engagement (BASE) at the College of Business, received his second Kudos Award from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. The university's top staff award, the honor recognizes his professional expertise, service and “superior dedication” to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. » Full Article
Achievements for May 2021
Achievements for May 2021
May 14 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Zhou Leading Charge Against Anti-Asian Racism
Zhou Leading Charge Against Anti-Asian Racism
May 13 2021 9:00 AM
In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month, Nebraska Today talked with Tamayo Zhou, '19, who earned his degree in finance and currently pursues his master's degree in educational administration with a student affairs administration specialization. » Full Article
Honoring Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
Honoring Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
May 11 2021 9:00 AM
Nine faculty, staff and Ph.D. students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received recognition for their efforts during the 2020-21 academic year challenging themselves to drive discovery, create opportunity and empower students to lead the future of business. » Full Article
Connie Rath Awarded Honorary Doctorate
Connie Rath Awarded Honorary Doctorate
May 10 2021 9:00 AM
Building a career around studying the success of individuals in their jobs and environments, Connie Rath, ’70 & ’71, received an honorary Doctor of Commerce at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln morning Commencement, May 8. As president of the Clifton Foundation, Rath helped establish and build the Clifton Strengths Institute (CSI) at Nebraska. » Full Article
Nebraska Students Celebrate at In-Person Commencement
Nebraska Students Celebrate at In-Person Commencement
May 7 2021 9:00 AM
With the last 16 months redefining the phrase Husker Power, more than 3,500 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students prepare to graduate during the first in-person commencement since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the College of Business doctoral and master’s ceremony is planned at Pinnacle Bank Arena, May 7 at 4 p.m., the business undergraduates celebrate for the first time at Memorial Stadium on Tom Osborne Field, May 8 at 10 a.m., weather permitting. » Full Article
Research Directs Schneider to Future Path
Research Directs Schneider to Future Path
May 5 2021 9:00 AM
Michael Schneider used his problem-solving skills to excel as a Bureau of Business Research Scholar at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Graduating this May, he embraced change and discovered how a different major allowed him to impact the future of business research. » Full Article
Bogus ‘living the dream’ as he prepares for graduation, Microsoft gig
Bogus ‘living the dream’ as he prepares for graduation, Microsoft gig
May 4 2021 9:00 AM
Four years ago, Luke Bogus came to Nebraska U and its Raikes School of Computer Science and Management having not written a single line of code. In five days, he’ll graduate as an entrepreneur (having helped create Brim, a mobile ordering app for small businesses); a highly-involved undergrad who stepped up to be a leader in the Cornhusker Marching Band, his fraternity and other organizations; and, through internship experiences, a soon-to-be Microsoft employee. » Full Article
Students Support Well-Being Through Coaching
Students Support Well-Being Through Coaching
May 3 2021 9:00 AM
A Nebraska Business Honors Academy student and supply chain management major, Peyton Walker utilized her personal journey with student wellness to pitch a new program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As she prepares for life after graduation, she leaves a legacy of helping Huskers enjoy a happier and healthier university experience. » Full Article
Hanna Earns Third Degree from Nebraska Business
Hanna Earns Third Degree from Nebraska Business
Apr 29 2021 9:00 AM
Commonly seen adorning a Dave Matthews Band hat on top of his long grey hair, Andrew Hanna, ’09 & ’16, never pretended to be anything other than himself while attending the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Whether doing research, teaching or graduating with a Ph.D. in management, Hanna accomplishes it the only way he knows how – by just being Andrew. » Full Article
Rising Business Confidence and Airport Activity
Rising Business Confidence and Airport Activity
Apr 28 2021 3:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during March 2021, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Rising by 1.49%, it marked a sixth consecutive monthly increase. » Full Article
Business Students Award $10,000 in Nonprofit Grants
Business Students Award $10,000 in Nonprofit Grants
Apr 27 2021 9:00 AM
Students in the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) course at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business earn hands-on experience working in the philanthropy world. Known as Strive to Thrive Lincoln, the course celebrated its 10th iteration during an online ceremony where students awarded $10,000 in grants split between two nonprofits of their choice. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2021
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2021
Apr 26 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
Alumni Receive Nebraska Business Awards
Alumni Receive Nebraska Business Awards
Apr 23 2021 1:30 PM
Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean, and Lisa Smith, ’90, senior vice president with D.A. Davidson and Company and chair of the Dean’s Advisory Board, hosted the 36th annual College of Business Advisory Board Awards virtually in April. Those recognized at the event included Allan Noddle ’62, food industry veteran; Mike Dunlap, ’86 & ’88, executive chairman at Nelnet; Jack O’Holleran, ’05, Skale co-founder and CEO; and Kiewit, one of the largest construction companies in North America. » Full Article
Four Students Win Inaugural Sales Competition
Four Students Win Inaugural Sales Competition
Apr 22 2021 9:00 AM
The Center for Sales Excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business awarded $2,000 in scholarships to four students during the inaugural Virtual Role-Play Competition. The competition gave students real-world sales experience where they created a pitch persuading volunteer judges to join the center as a corporate partner. » Full Article
Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at New Venture
Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at New Venture
Apr 20 2021 9:00 AM
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business awarded $70,000 in cash prizes to student entrepreneurs during the New Venture Competition. The annual business pitch competition helps students think through their entrepreneurial goals and celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit at Nebraska. » Full Article
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. » Full Article
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
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

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