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Livingston Crosses Stage at Commencement After 63 Years
Livingston Crosses Stage at Commencement After 63 Years
May 17 2022 9:00 AM
By all accounts, Carol (Dahl Leacox) Livingston has enjoyed a spectacularly successful life as a lawyer, mother and wife. But one thing has always been missing. On May 14, that changed as she walked across the commencement stage in Memorial Stadium, her family cheering her on, a moment 63 years in the making. She got her diploma — Bachelor of Science in Business Administration — for her studies at the University of Nebraska between 1955-59. » Full Article
Students Hone Sales Skills in Spring Role-Playing Competitions
Students Hone Sales Skills in Spring Role-Playing Competitions
May 16 2022 9:00 AM
Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Sales Excellence (CSE) learn to sell their ideas, products and services to anyone. While pursuing certificates in sales excellence, they tested their skills at three competitions by role-playing with employers. » Full Article
Business Students Set to Graduate May 13-14
Business Students Set to Graduate May 13-14
May 13 2022 9:00 AM
As 664 business students celebrate receiving their degree this May, commencement weekend at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will commemorate more than just a diploma. For seniors like Carolina Frias, graduation cements her legacy as a Husker. » Full Article
Minard Strengthens His Communication Through Accounting Improv Course
Minard Strengthens His Communication Through Accounting Improv Course
May 12 2022 9:00 AM
Preparing future accountants to adapt to an ever-changing industry, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Research and Communication in Accounting (ACCT 455) course merges the worlds of business and theater. Taking the class helps students like Drew Minard, ’21, who graduates in May with a Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) degree, communicate effectively in the workplace during even the most unpredictable situations. » Full Article
Students Develop Talents Through Clifton Strengths Institute
Students Develop Talents Through Clifton Strengths Institute
May 11 2022 9:00 AM
At Nebraska, we don’t rest on our strengths — we stretch them. Through the Clifton Strengths Institute, students do just that by discovering and developing their natural talents and determining how they can build them for success. Sit down with management major Erika Casarin to learn how the institute is helping students maximize their talent and prepare for the future. » Full Article
Nebraska Business at Standing Bear High School Program Announced
Nebraska Business at Standing Bear High School Program Announced
May 10 2022 10:30 AM
Lincoln Public Schools and the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are joining together to launch Nebraska Business at Standing Bear High School. The announcement of the newest LPS focus program was made during a special press conference on Tuesday morning. » Full Article
Pandemic Shifts Venkatachalam’s Career Path to Finance
Pandemic Shifts Venkatachalam’s Career Path to Finance
May 10 2022 9:00 AM
As Ananth Venkatachalam witnessed the extreme effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on financial markets, he started envisioning his own role in finance. After changing his major from chemical engineering to finance and honing his skills through involvement at the College of Business, he graduates May 14 ready to start as a tech analyst in the risk and financial advisory practice at Deloitte in Omaha, Nebraska. » Full Article
College Honors Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
College Honors Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
May 9 2022 9:00 AM
Ten faculty, staff and Ph.D. students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received recognition for their efforts during the 2021-22 academic year challenging themselves to drive discovery, create opportunity and empower students to lead the future of business. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business, recognized five retiring faculty and staff members and announced the college award winners at a celebration in Howard L. Hawks Hall. » Full Article
Achievements for May 2022
Achievements for May 2022
May 6 2022 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
Hogan, ’85, Models Franchise Success for Students
Hogan, ’85, Models Franchise Success for Students
May 5 2022 1:13 PM
When Paul Hogan, ’85, started the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Franchise Club, it became the genesis for his entrepreneurial endeavors. His passion for franchising led him to impact the lives of others worldwide by founding Home Instead, a business modeled after family experiences caring for his grandmother. » Full Article
Eighteen Business Faculty Earn Promotions
Eighteen Business Faculty Earn Promotions
May 3 2022 9:00 AM
Eighteen faculty members at the College of Business earned promotions for the 2022-23 academic year. These promotions for University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty go into effect August 1. » Full Article
Huskers Bring Home National Championship in Debate
Huskers Bring Home National Championship in Debate
Apr 27 2022 11:38 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Speech and Debate Team won a national championship — the first in the team’s 151-year history. This was the fifth consecutive year the Huskers finished in the top five in the nation in Lincoln Douglas Debate and the 12th consecutive year the team finished in the top 15. » Full Article
Outstanding Alumni Receive Nebraska Business Awards
Outstanding Alumni Receive Nebraska Business Awards
Apr 22 2022 2:28 PM
Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean and Professor of Finance, and Lisa Smith, ’90, senior vice president with D.A. Davidson and Company and chair of the Dean’s Advisory Board, hosted the 37th annual College of Business Advisory Board Awards on April 22. Those recognized at the event included JoAnn Martin, ’75; Jane Miller, '84, president and chief operating officer at Gallup; Luke Hansen, '10, CEO and founder of CompanyCam; and Bryan Health, a Nebraska governed, nonprofit health system. » Full Article
Gehring Clarifies Her Future Through Internship
Gehring Clarifies Her Future Through Internship
Apr 21 2022 9:00 AM
One of the biggest decisions facing accounting majors revolves around choosing their career path with options like public, private, tax or audit. For Taylor Gehring, ’18 & ’19, she found her answer by taking advantage of the School of Accountancy split semester internship program. » Full Article
April 20, 2022: Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Continues to Rise
April 20, 2022: Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Continues to Rise
Apr 20 2022 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again in March, 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 expanded by 0.89%. » Full Article
Zeta Nguyen Shares Her Story of Overcoming Overwhelming Adversity
Zeta Nguyen Shares Her Story of Overcoming Overwhelming Adversity
Apr 19 2022 9:00 AM
After experiencing financial hardships, an abusive relationship and almost taking her own life, Zeta Nguyen works each day on building her future. As she proudly prepares for graduation this summer, she shares her story to inspire others to seek help during difficult times. » Full Article
Students Make Impact and Gain Experience Preparing Taxes
Students Make Impact and Gain Experience Preparing Taxes
Apr 14 2022 9:00 AM
College of Business accounting students lend their talents and gain hands-on experience while helping community members by volunteering to prepare income tax returns. The opportunity allows students to experience the career field of tax accounting. » Full Article
Bartels Presents on Harnessing the Power of Emotions
Bartels Presents on Harnessing the Power of Emotions
Apr 13 2022 9:00 AM
As soon as a leader walks through the doors of the office, the tone for the whole day and team can be set based on which emotions the manager displays. Amy Bartels, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, recently presented on research about why this might happen and how leaders can harness the power of their emotions at the 2022 Women Lead conference hosted by the College of Business and College of Law. » Full Article
Achievements for April 2022
Achievements for April 2022
Apr 8 2022 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
Managing Transition Leads Smith to Analyze Husker Football
Managing Transition Leads Smith to Analyze Husker Football
Apr 4 2022 9:00 AM
From roles in retail and sales to sports journalism, Greg Smith, ’10, found managing moments of transition key to gaining a competitive advantage. With one foot in the corporate world, he freelanced for numerous online publications, reporting on events like the Rose Bowl and Bud Crawford's championship boxing matches, and began covering the Huskers in 2013. After a successful stint as a sports radio co-host and producer for ESPN 1480 KLMS in Lincoln, Nebraska, he chose to focus on football full-time as a recruiting analyst for Hail Varsity. » Full Article
February Rise in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
February Rise in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Mar 30 2022 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in February, 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 increased by a rapid 2.41%. » Full Article
Sandin Shines as ‘Living Embodiment of Every Person and Interaction Matters’
Sandin Shines as ‘Living Embodiment of Every Person and Interaction Matters’
Mar 28 2022 9:00 AM
Mikki Sandin’s passion to help others is a beacon helping guide student success — particularly for international Huskers — in the College of Business and across the institution. » Full Article
Two Free Summer Programs Offered to High School Students
Two Free Summer Programs Offered to High School Students
Mar 25 2022 9:00 AM
High school students seeking transformative pre-college experiences can 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. High school juniors can apply to both programs and seniors are also eligible for Discover Accounting. » Full Article
Going Up? Slight Difference in Evaluation Systems Could Sway Promotions
Going Up? Slight Difference in Evaluation Systems Could Sway Promotions
Mar 23 2022 9:00 AM
Managing a team means evaluating the performance of its members. Evaluation becomes even more critical when a promotion is on the line — especially when deciding between a higher-performing member and a lower-performing one who may nevertheless be better suited for the promotion. » Full Article
Students Manage Banks in Class Simulation
Students Manage Banks in Class Simulation
Mar 22 2022 9:00 AM
Business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln get to experience the competitive world of managing a bank before graduation without needing to leave campus. The Bank Management (FINA 465) course features simulation software which allows students to actively manage a bank and develop their strategic decision-making and analytical skills. » Full Article
Hoover Helps Keep Hires, Payroll Flowing for Nebraska Business
Hoover Helps Keep Hires, Payroll Flowing for Nebraska Business
Mar 18 2022 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s Krista Hoover CliftonStrengths® — harmony, responsibility, consistency, positivity and discipline — are ideally suited for her to provide first-rate human resources support to faculty and staff in the College of Business. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Ranked No. 3 Program in Nation by Financial Times
MBA@Nebraska Ranked No. 3 Program in Nation by Financial Times
Mar 14 2022 9:00 AM
The MBA@Nebraska program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln ranked No. 3 in the nation and No. 9 overall globally in the latest online MBA rankings from Financial Times. Jumping five spots from last year, the program maintained the top ranking for best value in the U.S. for the second year in a row. » Full Article
Thomsen, Franchise Owners Reinvigorate Nebraska Franchise Club
Thomsen, Franchise Owners Reinvigorate Nebraska Franchise Club
Mar 10 2022 9:00 AM
Before founding the global home health care franchise Home Instead, Paul Hogan, ’85, first started a franchise club at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln after a franchising course inspired him. Dr. Lindsay Thomsen, assistant professor of practice in management and director of business development for the Center for Entrepreneurship, joined the College of Business this spring to relaunch Nebraska Franchise Club and teach a fall franchising course with help from Hogan and other successful franchise owners. » Full Article
Peters Focused on Helping Business Students, Staff, Faculty Succeed
Peters Focused on Helping Business Students, Staff, Faculty Succeed
Mar 9 2022 9:00 AM
When it comes to advising and engaging with students, Jaylen Peters, ’16, is the welcoming force for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business. An administrative support associate with the college’s Business Advising and Student Engagement Office since October 2018, Peters is responsible for distributing scholarships to Nebraska Business students, assisting academic advisors, managing student assistants, maintaining the office’s needs and helping communicate opportunities to students. » Full Article
Student Finds Confidence By Coaching Others
Student Finds Confidence By Coaching Others
Mar 8 2022 9:00 AM
Reserved college student Erin Fort grew into a leader while coaching fellow students to professional success. As a peer career coach, the senior actuarial science and finance major from Delray Beach, Florida, found her passion for encouraging and coaching others in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. » Full Article
Sold-Out Women Lead 2022 Event Empowers Leaders
Sold-Out Women Lead 2022 Event Empowers Leaders
Mar 7 2022 2:00 PM
Connie Collingsworth, ’82, chief operating officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, kicked off the Women Lead 2022 – Leading Through Change event in front of a sold-out crowd at Nebraska Innovation Campus, Friday, March 4. A collaboration between the College of Business and College of Law at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the conference advances women in law, business, philanthropy and government. » Full Article
Achievements for March 2022
Achievements for March 2022
Mar 4 2022 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
Williams Expands Analytics Skills in MBA@Nebraska
Williams Expands Analytics Skills in MBA@Nebraska
Mar 3 2022 1:18 PM
Hannah Williams, ’17, enrolled in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln MBA@Nebraska program while serving active duty in the U.S. Air Force. She took what she learned in the top-ranked online graduate program to develop her analytical abilities and turn them into a successful career working with data at both United Health Group and Kroger Health. » Full Article
North's Love for Dogs Leads to Bold Fashion Business
North's Love for Dogs Leads to Bold Fashion Business
Mar 2 2022 9:00 AM
Pairing her graphic design background and business degree with her love of fashion, Jeannie North, ’07, built a business from sewing brightly colored bandanas for her two dogs, Ripley and Rue. Today, her bold, rebellious clothing brand for canines and their owners called Ripley & Rue can be found in 500 retail stores worldwide and reaches more than 140,000 loyal Instagram followers. » Full Article
New South Wales Tops Nebraska's Global Actuarial Science and RMI Rankings
New South Wales Tops Nebraska's Global Actuarial Science and RMI Rankings
Mar 1 2022 9:00 AM
The University of New South Wales Business School in Australia ranked No. 1 in the world in the latest University of Nebraska–Lincoln Global Research Rankings of Actuarial Science and Risk Management & InsuranceTM released by the College of Business at Nebraska. » Full Article
Bowman Starts Student-Led NIL Advisor Program to Assist Athletes
Bowman Starts Student-Led NIL Advisor Program to Assist Athletes
Feb 28 2022 9:00 AM
When Husker Football center Cam Jurgens needed to trademark his Beef Jurgy brand, College of Business junior Jake Bowman connected him with the College of Law Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic. As the student who started the first peer-led Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Advisor program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Bowman helps student-athletes navigate NIL and campus resources to build a business around themselves. » Full Article
Husker Venture Fund Awards First Investment
Husker Venture Fund Awards First Investment
Feb 24 2022 9:00 AM
Members of the Husker Venture Fund (HVF), a student-led venture capital fund, awarded their debut investment of $25,000 to startup Sentinel Fertigation and its founder Jackson Stansell, ’21, a biological engineering Ph.D. student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. A partnership between the College of Business and Invest Nebraska, the HVF seeks to bridge the funding gap early-stage startups in Nebraska often experience. » Full Article
Steady Improvement in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Steady Improvement in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Feb 23 2022 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in January, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The indicator, which is designed to predict economic activity six months into the future, increased 0.58%. » Full Article
Lewis Creates Her Future While Mentoring Others
Lewis Creates Her Future While Mentoring Others
Feb 17 2022 9:00 AM
Lauren Lewis first learned about opportunities to shape her future in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln from peer mentors in the DREAMBIG Academy pre-college program. After enrolling with a marketing major, she decided to become a mentor herself, helping underrepresented first-year students create a more inclusive future in business. » Full Article
Clifton Strengths Institute Selects 45 Strengths Coaches
Clifton Strengths Institute Selects 45 Strengths Coaches
Feb 15 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Clifton Strengths Institute recently selected 45 undergraduate students as strengths coaches for the 2022-23 academic year. Alongside returning coaches, they mentor approximately 1,000 new students in the College of Business course Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Nebraska Students Gain Experience Helping Family-Owned Business
Nebraska Students Gain Experience Helping Family-Owned Business
Feb 10 2022 9:00 AM
Fourteen teams of Huskers from diverse backgrounds, countries and majors competed in the 2021 Global Case Competition hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln International Business Program. Students worked together to solve a global business challenge for Hauff Sports, a family-owned Midwest sporting equipment business, which awarded $10,000 to the top three teams. » Full Article
Students Co-Create Mural for Diversity & Inclusion Gathering Space
Students Co-Create Mural for Diversity & Inclusion Gathering Space
Feb 8 2022 9:00 AM
More than 100 students took part in a collaborative process to ideate, design and create a large mural now on display in the College of Business Diversity & Inclusion Gathering Space, called DIGS for short. The project aimed to reflect the college’s vibrant community and help build the atmosphere students want to create in the space in Howard L. Hawks Hall, Room 102. » Full Article
More Than 1,300 Business Huskers Earn Fall Dean’s List Recognition
More Than 1,300 Business Huskers Earn Fall Dean’s List Recognition
Feb 7 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized more than 1,300 Nebraska Business students named to the College of Business Dean’s list for the fall 2021 semester. » Full Article
Achievements for February 2022
Achievements for February 2022
Feb 4 2022 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
Wang Explores Corporate Bond Offering Pricing Process
Wang Explores Corporate Bond Offering Pricing Process
Feb 4 2022 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
Callahan Invests in Future Through Finance Internship
Callahan Invests in Future Through Finance Internship
Feb 3 2022 9:00 AM
Senior Nick Callahan advanced his institutional investing experience through a one-of-a-kind program called Investors With Purpose. Being mentored by leaders in the industry led to an internship at the University of Nebraska Foundation where he gained real-world insight and continued to build a network of professionals in the financial industry. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Continues to Rise
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Continues to Rise
Feb 2 2022 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in December, 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 increased by 0.73%. » Full Article
Marissa Cruse Looks to the Future While Helping Others
Marissa Cruse Looks to the Future While Helping Others
Feb 1 2022 9:00 AM
In celebration of Black History Month, Nebraska Today spoke to junior Marissa Cruse, an economics and pre-law major with a minor in community and regional planning from Belleville, Illinois. Through her involvements on campus — from tutoring fellow Huskers to her leadership positions — she’s making an impact. » Full Article
Arias Wins History Channel’s “Forged in Fire” Twice
Arias Wins History Channel’s “Forged in Fire” Twice
Jan 27 2022 9:00 AM
Junior management major and entrepreneur Colton Arias recently won the “Forged in Fire” History Channel blacksmithing competition a second time at age 20, its youngest two-time winner. As a busy startup owner attending the College of Business, he enjoys building on the interest he first discovered as a child. » Full Article
Hagen Discovers Best Fit in Nebraska Business Analytics Certificate
Hagen Discovers Best Fit in Nebraska Business Analytics Certificate
Jan 25 2022 9:00 AM
In a world where analytics are critical to organizations, Andrew Hagen sought a graduate certificate program where he could learn more about how businesses leverage data for better decision-making. After trying programs provided elsewhere, he found an online business analytics graduate certificate that matched his interests and provided value at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. » Full Article
FitzSimmons Supports Student  Needs at Nebraska Business
FitzSimmons Supports Student Needs at Nebraska Business
Jan 20 2022 9:00 AM
When Bob FitzSimmons decided to support the Teaching and Learning Center at the College of Business, he wanted to ensure business students needing assistance received free personalized tutoring services. » Full Article
Hohensee Learns Firsthand About Process Behind Raising Capital for Startups
Hohensee Learns Firsthand About Process Behind Raising Capital for Startups
Jan 19 2022 9:00 AM
Selected for the first cohort of the new Husker Venture Fund (HVF), Ben Hohensee gets to learn firsthand how to foster relationships in the startup community and help fund homegrown innovative ideas and solutions. Collaborating with like-minded students and investors, he uses his mathematical and statistical skills in a practical way. » Full Article
Building a Husker Venture Fund
Building a Husker Venture Fund
Jan 18 2022 9:00 AM
Working with senior finance major Emily Kist from Pierre, South Dakota, and the University of Nebraska Foundation, Joe Petsick, executive in residence and assistant professor of practice in management, helped create the Husker Venture Fund (HVF), a student-led venture capital fund for early-stage startups. » Full Article
Lockhart Prepared for  Harvard Law School
Lockhart Prepared for Harvard Law School
Jan 17 2022 9:00 AM
As a recent Harvard Law graduate, Phoebe Lockhart, ’18, reflects on how her time in the Nebraska Business Honors Academy prepared her for life in law school and beyond. » Full Article
Achievements for January 2022
Achievements for January 2022
Jan 14 2022 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
Cohort-Based Nebraska Business Honors Academy Attracts High-Ability Students
Cohort-Based Nebraska Business Honors Academy Attracts High-Ability Students
Jan 13 2022 9:00 AM
First started in the fall of 2013, the Nebraska Business Honors Academy attracts high-ability students who want to experience a four-year, cohort-based enhanced business education program. » Full Article
Five New Faculty Bring Vast Expertise to Nebraska Business
Five New Faculty Bring Vast Expertise to Nebraska Business
Jan 11 2022 9:00 AM
Five new faculty joined the College of Business this academic year, including the first faculty member to hold the recently established Cynthia Hardin Milligan Chair of Business. The new hires provide expertise in economics, entrepreneurship, marketing, sales and supply chain management. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Jumps Five Spots to #8 in Nation
MBA@Nebraska Jumps Five Spots to #8 in Nation
Jan 10 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln jumped five spots as one of the nation’s most outstanding online MBA programs, according to The Princeton Review®. The MBA@Nebraska program earned the #8 spot in the education services company’s list of Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2022. » Full Article
Petsick Develops Nebraska Business Startup Accelerator
Petsick Develops Nebraska Business Startup Accelerator
Jan 6 2022 9:00 AM
From his background as an entrepreneur, Joe Petsick, executive in residence and assistant professor of practice in management, knew startup accelerators help businesses attain success. He also recognized Nebraska startups, as well as student-athletes, would benefit from mentorship, advice, curriculum and resources provided within a startup accelerator. » Full Article
Center for Entrepreneurship Helps  Create the Future of Business
Center for Entrepreneurship Helps Create the Future of Business
Jan 4 2022 9:00 AM
The Center for Entrepreneurship provides students from across the university with the tools to take their future into their own hands while also assisting businesses in the community. » Full Article
Mackey Commits  $1.6 Million to  Make College  Possible for More
Mackey Commits $1.6 Million to Make College Possible for More
Dec 23 2021 9:00 AM
Bruce E. Mackey, ’55, of Tampa, Florida, announced a $1.6 million estate gift to support students through scholarships and academic programs. » Full Article
Institute Shares How to Advance Strengths for Colleges and Organizations
Institute Shares How to Advance Strengths for Colleges and Organizations
Dec 22 2021 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute (CSI) team created a live virtual learning series for colleges and organizations to share the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s strengths-related programs and help answer questions about how to advance CliftonStrengths® within higher education and the workplace. The CliftonStrengths Assessment helps students and employees discover what they naturally do best. » Full Article
Ongoing Growth in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Ongoing Growth in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Dec 21 2021 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in November, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The leading indicator, designed to predict economic activity six months into the future, increased by 0.96 percent. » Full Article
Gillaspie Named to Houston’s 40 Under 40
Gillaspie Named to Houston’s 40 Under 40
Dec 20 2021 9:00 AM
Aaron Gillaspie, ’09, came to Nebraska with entrepreneurial aspirations to create a better future. Today, named to Houston’s 40 Under 40, he brings care and compassion when helping others realize their entrepreneurial goals. » Full Article
Graduates Prepare to Take the Stage at Commencement
Graduates Prepare to Take the Stage at Commencement
Dec 17 2021 9:00 AM
For students like Delaney Stienblock, a senior finance major, graduation goes beyond a cap and gown. As she crosses the stage at Pinnacle Bank Arena this December, alongside more than 300 other Nebraska Business students, Stienblock knows she made her time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln matter. » Full Article
Supply Chain Graduate Fulfills Childhood Goals
Supply Chain Graduate Fulfills Childhood Goals
Dec 16 2021 9:00 AM
Powered by a love for people and childhood goals, Nebraska’s Brian Saravia Mejia is ready to soar in aerospace supply chain post-graduation. » Full Article
Brittingham Builds Businesses Before Graduation
Brittingham Builds Businesses Before Graduation
Dec 14 2021 9:00 AM
Paxton Brittingham of Lawrence, Kansas, graduates in December with a bachelor’s degree in Clifton Builders management from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The distinctive degree, which equips students to build and manage people, teams and businesses, allowed her to begin chasing her entrepreneurial goals while still in college. » Full Article
Achievements for December 2021
Achievements for December 2021
Dec 10 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
Arvie Empowered to Succeed Through Family and Music
Arvie Empowered to Succeed Through Family and Music
Dec 9 2021 9:00 AM
At the center of all things Terry Arvie does are two things – family and music. The senior accounting major ends his last semester as an undergraduate student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on a high note with a newly released single, “Best Days,” from his sibling-singing group, The Arvies. » Full Article
Ryan Shares Supply Chain Insight
Ryan Shares Supply Chain Insight
Dec 8 2021 9:00 AM
As the world grapples with shortages and delays, Chancellor Ronnie Green talked one-on-one with Jennifer Ryan in a new video part of his “3 Questions with Ronnie” video series. In their discussion, Green and Ryan examine global disruptions in goods being delivered and how those issues are reshaping instruction. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog – Fall 2021
Strive to Thrive Student Blog – Fall 2021
Dec 8 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
Nebraska Students Ready for Celebration at Graduation This December
Nebraska Students Ready for Celebration at Graduation This December
Dec 7 2021 9:00 AM
Graduating Huskers prepare to turn their tassels at the upcoming University of Nebraska–Lincoln commencement ceremonies, held Friday, December 17 at 3 p.m. for graduate students and Saturday, December 18 at 9 a.m. for undergraduate students, both in Pinnacle Bank Arena. One of the business students walking across the stage this semester, Josephine Sandoval, senior actuarial science major, remembers the bonds she made along the way. » Full Article
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
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
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
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