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Nebraska's Strive to Thrive Students Give $10,000 to Impact Community
Nebraska's Strive to Thrive Students Give $10,000 to Impact Community
Nov 22 2022 9:00 AM
Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business worked hands-on to serve their community through the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) course, also known as Strive to Thrive Lincoln. Entirely leading a grant-awarding process, students in the course gain firsthand insight into the nonprofit world and end the semester awarding $10,000 in grants to two local nonprofits – this year to St. Monica’s Home and The Arc of Lincoln. » Full Article
NU Launches Only in Nebraska Campaign to Address Future Needs of State
NU Launches Only in Nebraska Campaign to Address Future Needs of State
Nov 21 2022 9:00 AM
Ted Carter, University of Nebraska system president, was joined by the chancellors of the four University of Nebraska campuses, on Nov. 19 to announce the public launch of Only in Nebraska: A Campaign for Our University’s Future. » Full Article
MBA@Nebraska Ranked as a Top 15 Program by Poets&Quants
MBA@Nebraska Ranked as a Top 15 Program by Poets&Quants
Nov 18 2022 9:00 AM
The MBA@Nebraska program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers one of the nation's most outstanding online MBA programs, according to Poets&Quants. Ranked No. 15 in their 2023 ranking of the Best Online MBA Programs in the U.S., the MBA@Nebraska program jumped 12 spots from last year. The ranking also places the program No. 3 among Big Ten institutions. » Full Article
Cohan Bonow Marches to Raise Veteran Suicide Awareness
Cohan Bonow Marches to Raise Veteran Suicide Awareness
Nov 17 2022 9:00 AM
Midshipman Cohan Bonow is a senior management major and Naval ROTC student from Windsor, Colorado. Throughout his time at Nebraska, he has gotten the chance to be involved with pre-football game color guards, 9/11 Memorial Stair Runs and more. Now, he’s helping raise awareness for veteran suicide through the annual "The Things They Carry" Ruck March. » Full Article
Financial Advising Career Highlights Kelley's Achievements
Financial Advising Career Highlights Kelley's Achievements
Nov 15 2022 9:00 AM
Richard “Dick” Kelley, ’60, graduated from Nebraska Business ready to gain on-the-job experience before settling into a long-term career. Fifty-five years later, his decision to help others through financial advising supports countless families and laid the foundation for philanthropic contributions bettering the lives of the Nebraska Business community. » Full Article
Fall 2022 Strive to Thrive Student Blog
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Student Blog – Fall 2022
Nov 14 2022 8:24 AM
A new group of College of Business students hit the ground running as this Fall 2022 semester begins. The Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) course, also known as “Strive to Thrive Lincoln,” gives these students a great opportunity to work with local nonprofits in Lincoln and grow as philanthropists. Thanks to the kindness and generosity of Rhonda Seacrest, the partnership with College of Business and the Learning by Giving Foundation, students will allocate $5,000 each to two local nonprofits. This course provides an experiential learning opportunity for students and a chance for them to work together to serve their community. » Full Article
First-Gen Student Uses Buffett, Gilman Scholarships to Inspire Others
First-Gen Student Uses Buffett, Gilman Scholarships to Inspire Others
Nov 10 2022 9:00 AM
Senior Anibal Grajeda vividly remembers the moment when he learned he received a Susan T. Buffett Scholarship, enabling him to become the first in his family to attend college. He was in sociology class at his high school in Columbus, Nebraska, the only period where his phone had reception. » Full Article
Byman Advocates for Truck Drivers Through BasicBlock
Byman Advocates for Truck Drivers Through BasicBlock
Nov 8 2022 9:00 AM
Throughout college, Brett Byman, '12, sought out entrepreneurship opportunities — from working with a faculty member to start an on-campus group to collaborating with fellow Huskers on business plans during Nebraska College of Business events. After college, entrepreneurship continued to find Brett, and today he’s advocating for truck drivers through BasicBlock. » Full Article
Achievements for November 2022
Achievements for November 2022
Nov 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
Araz and Sajeesh Create Analytical Model to Impact Obesity Epidemic
Araz and Sajeesh Create Analytical Model to Impact Obesity Epidemic
Nov 3 2022 9:00 AM
Obesity stands as a major health concern in the United States, driving consumers to become more health conscious and leading to several public policy interventions, which then affect consumer trends, the food supply and marketing. At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, recently published interdisciplinary research between College of Business faculty S. Sajeesh and Özgür Araz examines how food-producing firms should respond and adapt to the evolving consumer trends and policies. » Full Article
Sandin Mentors, Empowers International Students
Sandin Mentors, Empowers International Students
Oct 28 2022 9:00 AM
As a mother who can’t help but put herself in others’ shoes, Mikki Sandin, assistant director at the Business Career Center, is a passionate — and impactful — adviser, mentor and friend to international students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. » Full Article
Nebraska Bureau of Business Research Leading Economic Indicator – October 2022
Little Improvement in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Oct 26 2022 9:00 AM
The Bureau of Business Research at the Nebraska College of Business launched a monthly initiative through its Leading Economic Indicator reports to measure and project the condition of the Nebraska economy. The report uses key economic indicators to help people better understand the economy and the factors that play a role in the growth and decline of economic conditions in our communities. » Full Article
Hundreds of Honors Students Prepared to Lead the Future of Business
Hundreds of Honors Students Prepared to Lead the Future of Business
Oct 25 2022 9:00 AM
Whether founding their own insurance company, leading marketing campaigns for an on-the-rise bank or graduating from Harvard Law, Nebraska Business Honors Academy graduates make their mark wherever they go. Their post-graduation success starts with the enhanced learning experience they receive at Nebraska. » Full Article
Omer Joins Elite Group By Publishing in Top Six Accounting Journals
Omer Joins Elite Group By Publishing in Top Six Accounting Journals
Oct 24 2022 9:00 AM
Currently ranked No. 1 in archival tax all topics, No. 2 in archival tax and No. 5 in archival audit in the BYU Accounting Research Productivity Rankings, Tom Omer joined the College of Business in 2013 as a full professor and the first Delmar A. Lienemann Sr. Chair of Accounting. While elevating research at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and guiding Ph.D. students, Omer joined an elite group of academics who published in all six top accounting journals – with all six papers also co-authored by former students. » Full Article
First-Generation Student Shares Importance of Scholarship for His Entire Family
First-Generation Student Shares Importance of Scholarship for His Entire Family
Oct 21 2022 9:00 AM
A sophomore accounting major and business analytics minor from Lincoln, Nebraska, Alex Nguyen shared his story during the Nebraska Business Scholarship Brunch at Howard L. Hawks Hall in September. The event brought student scholarship fund recipients and scholarship donors together to connect and engage, share stories and learn about one another. » Full Article
Business Alumni Join University’s Young Alumni Academy Tenth Cohort
Business Alumni Join University’s Young Alumni Academy Tenth Cohort
Oct 21 2022 9:00 AM
The Nebraska Alumni Association selected 39 University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduates to the 2022 class of its Young Alumni Academy. This 10th cohort includes alumni in a wide variety of professions, backgrounds and experiences, including 18 who graduated with a business major, minor or are currently studying in master’s programs in the College of Business. » Full Article
Student Mentors Champion for Future Inclusive Business Leaders
Student Mentors Champion for Future Inclusive Business Leaders
Oct 19 2022 9:00 AM
As members of the inaugural cohort of the Inclusive Business Leaders Program (IBL) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, sophomores Naree Philavanh and Niko Schultz joined the program set on advancing diversity and inclusion efforts on campus and in the workplace. Now with a new cohort starting their Nebraska experience, the two serve as mentors to help guide the next group of students through shared experience and peer-to-peer support. » Full Article
Forsbergs Revisit Nebraska at Oxford Program 33 Years Later
Forsbergs Revisit Nebraska at Oxford Program 33 Years Later
Oct 18 2022 9:00 AM
In 1989, University of Nebraska–Lincoln students Grant Forsberg and Shawna (Westcott) Forsberg met while studying abroad in England. Thirty-three years later, they returned to the University of Oxford in July as a married couple with their three children, including Seth, who would soon start his four-week stint in the same program that brought them together. » Full Article
Husker Venture Fund Impacts State, Entrepreneurs and Students
Husker Venture Fund Impacts State, Entrepreneurs and Students
Oct 13 2022 9:00 AM
Building upon their successful first year that included investing $100,000 in Nebraskan startups and winning the university’s Outstanding New Student Organization Award, student members of the Husker Venture Fund (HVF) set goals this year to grow their impact on the state and the future of venture capital investing. » Full Article
Thirty-One Selected for Inclusive Business Leaders Program
Thirty-One Selected for Inclusive Business Leaders Program
Oct 11 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business welcomed 31 first-year students into the Inclusive Business Leaders (IBL) Program this fall. The program strives to make business more inclusive for all by developing leaders focused on inclusion, and the newest cohort takes a course together, and also receives formal mentoring, hands-on learning opportunities and student support services. » Full Article
Bank on It: Study Links In-school Savings Program With Later Money Habits
Bank on It: Study Links In-school Savings Program With Later Money Habits
Oct 8 2022 9:00 AM
Jennifer Davidson, associate professor of practice in economics, Nebraska Council on Economic Education president and Nebraska Bankers Association Faculty Fellow, was featured in the Nebraska Today series Pocket Science, which enables people to quickly learn the "What," "So what" and "Now what" of Husker research. Davidson and William Walstad co-authored the article, "Long-term analysis of a savings program in elementary school" published in Citizenship Social and Economics Education. » Full Article
Jarrett Shares How Students Can Build Connections With Faculty
Jarrett Shares How Students Can Build Connections With Faculty
Oct 7 2022 12:00 PM
Former College of Business Excellence in Teaching Award winner Uche Jarrett was featured on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Medium in their According to Faculty blog series. Jarrett, who also searched as a Seacrest Teaching Fellow between 2018-2020, shared how students can build connections with Nebraska faculty. » Full Article
Achievements for October 2022
Achievements for October 2022
Oct 7 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
Ph.D. Program Prepares Mbaraonye to Lead as Faculty
Ph.D. Program Prepares Mbaraonye to Lead as Faculty
Oct 6 2022 9:00 AM
Izu Mbaraonye, Ph.D. student in management, hoped to satisfy his own curiosities about management practices within companies by pursuing his Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Now in his fifth year and in the job market, Mbaraonye feels more prepared than ever to serve in a faculty role thanks to the mentorship and research opportunities he received at Nebraska. » Full Article
First In-Person Clifton Strengths Institute Summer Conference Advances Education
First In-Person Clifton Strengths Institute Summer Conference Advances Education
Oct 5 2022 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln held its first face-to-face summer conference with the theme “Stretch Your Strengths Where Strengths Started” at the College of Business in July. More than 125 educators from Nebraska and surrounding states gathered to foster growth in CliftonStrengths-based education and learn from speakers including legendary Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne, former Miss Nebraska Morgan Holen, ’20, CEO of Teammates Mentoring DeMoine Adams and Gallup’s chief scientist Jim Harter. » Full Article
Center for Entrepreneurship Names 44 Entrepreneurship Fellows
Center for Entrepreneurship Names 43 Entrepreneurship Fellows
Oct 4 2022 9:00 AM
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln named 43 professionals as the inaugural class of Entrepreneurship Fellows, a group of successful entrepreneurs who impact the university's students in a variety of ways throughout the academic year. Engagement opportunities include guest lecturing, mentoring, connecting students to internships and serving as judges for the center's annual competitions. » Full Article
Student Start-Up Connects Student-Athletes With NIL Opportunities
Student Start-Up Connects Student-Athletes With NIL Opportunities
Sep 29 2022 9:00 AM
Shortly after meeting at Nebraska Business, management majors Rob Khorrom and Zach Molzer’s entrepreneurial spirits brought them together — both in friendship and business. It didn’t take long for a casual phone call to turn into an exciting new venture: launching Big Red Fan Club. » Full Article
Student Challenges Herself and Mentors Others Amid Many 'Firsts'
Student Challenges Herself and Mentors Others Amid Many 'Firsts'
Sep 28 2022 9:33 AM
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Nebraska Today featured Huskers like Kaylee Donjuan Mendoza who are making an impact on campus. Donjuan Mendoza is a sophomore international business major with minors in Spanish and business analytics from Crete, Nebraska. Throughout college, she has pushed herself and gotten involved in the communities around her. Now, through her passion for mentorship, she’s helping others do the same. » Full Article
Harvey and Went Inducted Into School of Accountancy Hall of Fame
Harvey and Went Inducted Into School of Accountancy Hall of Fame
Sep 27 2022 9:51 AM
Barron H. Harvey, ’74, ’75 & ’77, and Audrey Went, ’82, were inducted into the School of Accountancy Hall of Fame this fall at the annual Celebration of Excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Wick Alumni Center. Jimmy Downes, director of the School of Accountancy and associate professor of accountancy, shared how Went and Harvey received the honor because they achieved professional success, but also give back to the College of Business in numerous ways including scholarship support. » Full Article
Four-Generation Husker Family Builds Legacy With Philanthropic Foundation
Four-Generation Husker Family Builds Legacy With Philanthropic Foundation
Sep 26 2022 9:00 AM
Frank Uryasz III, ’83 & ’88, believes in giving back to match the gifts received as a four-generation Husker family. His work building a drug-free environment for athletes, along with creating the Uryasz Family Foundation with his wife, Ann (Jeffrey) Uryasz, ’83, testify to the Nebraska pioneering spirit of creating something where nothing stood before. » Full Article
DeFusco Honored With Named Scholarship
DeFusco Honored With Named Scholarship
Sep 22 2022 9:00 AM
The College of Business Department of Finance Advisory Board recognized Richard DeFusco for nearly 40 years of outstanding leadership and service at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln by establishing the Richard DeFusco Tribute Scholarship. Board members surprised the long-time professor with the honor during the college’s annual Partnership Summit in September. » Full Article
Little Change in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Little Change in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Sep 21 2022 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator stayed essentially flat in August, 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 fell by 0.01%. » Full Article
Career Closet Expands to Serve All Students
Career Closet Expands to Serve All Students
Sep 20 2022 9:00 AM
All University of Nebraska–Lincoln students can now select free gently-used professional clothing from the Career Closet coordinated by the Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) business fraternity. Located in Hawks Hall room 102 just off the Welcome Center in the Diversity and Inclusion Gathering Space (DIGS), the closet is open Tuesdays through Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and boasts more than 4,000 items from which students can choose. » Full Article
Undergraduate Application Fee Waived Through Sept. 30
Undergraduate Application Fee Waived Through Oct. 31
Sep 19 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska system initially waived the undergraduate admissions application fee for Nebraska students from Sept. 16-30. On Oct. 1, the system announced an extension for the application fee waiver through Oct. 31. The move is part of an ongoing NU system effort to expand access and encourage college-going among students and families. » Full Article
Business Student Supports Mental Health Awareness Through Campus Project
Business Student Supports Mental Health Awareness Through Campus Project
Sep 16 2022 9:00 AM
Naren Narasimhan, junior marketing and sports media and communications major, aims to make the topic of mental health more visible. It’s why he leads the Green Bandana Project at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and why he hands out green bandanas. » Full Article
Nebraska Tax Institute Offers Interactive Review on Tax Law
Nebraska Tax Institute Offers Interactive Review on Tax Law
Sep 15 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers the 68th Annual Federal and State Income Tax Institute this November and December. The seminars enable tax professionals, advisors and attorneys to stay up-to-date with the latest rulings, regulations and developments in the tax field. » Full Article
Cohen Advances Dual Careers With MBA@Nebraska
Cohen Advances Dual Careers With MBA@Nebraska
Sep 13 2022 9:00 AM
Balancing two careers for more than 10 years, Steven Cohen, ’14 & ’15, continues to combine and stretch his talents in music performance and business in the MBA@Nebraska program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. While taking eight-week courses in the fully online degree, the New York native focused his entrepreneurial efforts and found success commissioning music with composers from all around the world. » Full Article
Seventh Cohort of Clifton Builders Program Named
Seventh Cohort of Clifton Builders Program Named
Sep 8 2022 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln selected 34 students for the seventh cohort of the Clifton Builders Program. Housed in the College of Business, the Clifton Builders program brings together students with high leadership and entrepreneurial potential and develops them to lead high-performance teams. » Full Article
Achievements for September 2022
Achievements for September 2022
Sep 2 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
Nebraska Business Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members
Nebraska Business Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members
Sep 1 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business added seven new faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year. Since the opening of Howard L. Hawks Hall, faculty composition changed significantly with nearly 50 new faculty members joining the college to drive discovery, create opportunity and empower individuals to lead the future of business. » Full Article
Nebraska Selected for Society of Actuaries University-Earned Credit Program
Nebraska Selected for Society of Actuaries University-Earned Credit Program
Aug 31 2022 9:00 AM
Students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Actuarial Science Program now can earn credit for select Society of Actuaries (SOA) exams by attaining required scores in their coursework. The opportunity stems from the university being selected as one of 13 universities in the world to participate in the new SOA University-Earned Credit (UEC) program. » Full Article
Downes, Thompson Named Nebraska Business Department Chairs
Downes, Thompson Named Nebraska Business Department Chairs
Aug 25 2022 9:00 AM
Two tenured faculty, Jimmy Downes and Eric Thompson, joined the management team at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business as department chairs, August 1. Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, Howard L. Hawks Hall houses six academic departments with Downes leading the School of Accountancy (SoA) and Thompson spearheading the Department of Economics. » Full Article
August 22, 2022: Slow Economic Growth Predicted by Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Slow Economic Growth Predicted by Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Aug 24 2022 9:00 AM
Nebraska's leading economic indicator fell slightly in July, 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 fell by 0.08%. » Full Article
Business Learning Communities Provide Early Support System
Business Learning Communities Provide Early Support System
Aug 16 2022 9:00 AM
At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, first-year business students who choose to participate in one of the two Business Learning Communities (BLCs) arrive on campus to find a built-in community. They live together in the same residence hall, attend classes as a cohort and typically earn a higher first-semester GPA. » Full Article
Nebraska to Grant 119 Business Degrees, Aug. 13
Nebraska to Grant 119 Business Degrees, Aug. 13
Aug 12 2022 9:00 AM
More than 100 business students receive their degrees at a combined summer graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony at 9 a.m., Saturday, August 13 in Pinnacle Bank Arena. These graduates represent nine majors and three graduate programs within the college and hail from 23 states and five countries. » Full Article
Clifton Builders Consult With Local Business to Enhance Workplace Culture
Clifton Builders Consult With Local Business to Enhance Workplace Culture
Aug 11 2022 9:00 AM
Christine Weeks, CEO of Eleanor Creative, sought to maximize strengths-based coaching at her branding agency. Through a consulting project with students in the Clifton Builders Program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, she learned strategies to transform culture by aligning productivity with employee fulfillment. » Full Article
Back to School Bash Welcomes All to Campus, Aug. 26
Back to School Bash Welcomes All to Campus, Aug. 26
Aug 9 2022 9:00 AM
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln celebrates the start of the fall semester and kicks off the fifth anniversary of Howard L. Hawks Hall with the Back to School Bash on Friday, August 26, 3-4:30 p.m. Sponsored by Sandhills Global, the in-person event provides the chance for students, faculty, staff, alumni and business partners to connect in the Henrickson Family Atrium. » Full Article
Achievements for August 2022
Achievements for August 2022
Aug 5 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
Nonprofit Management Institute Launches This Fall
Nonprofit Management Institute Launches This Fall
Aug 2 2022 9:00 AM
Building upon its popular Tax Institute, the Nebraska Center for Executive and Professional Development launches the new Nonprofit Management Institute this fall. Serving Nebraskan nonprofit professionals, the institute offers three executive certificate programs in management, finance and fundraising to help nonprofit leaders refine the skills they need to make a larger and lasting impact on the communities they serve. To register for one or all three programs, visit https://business.unl.edu/nonprofit. » Full Article
August 1, 2022: Modest Improvement Forecasted for State Economy
Modest Improvement Forecasted for State Economy
Aug 1 2022 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose modestly in June, 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 0.68%. » Full Article
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