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Robbie Palkert Shows Grit Through Adversity

Feb 15 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Robbie Palkert Shows Grit Through Adversity
Huskers junior relief pitcher Robbie Palkert’s worst fear came true early in the 2018 season. After leaving a game with elbow soreness, he heard the words no pitcher wants to from a doctor – Tommy John, the first pitcher to undergo elbow reconstruction surgery and resume his career. Tommy John is also the name for the operation where a ligament in the medial elbow is replaced with a tendon from elsewhere in the body. A 12-month process, it requires weeks of arm debilitation followed by months of rehab.

Farm Income Lagging, but Growth Expected in Nebraska

Feb 15 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article Farm Income Lagging, but Growth Expected in Nebraska
Nebraska’s economy will continue to grow, though lagging farm income – due to tariffs and low commodity prices – will dampen the growth.

Baugh Brings Mission of Financial Education to Nebraskans

Feb 12 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Baugh Brings Mission of Financial Education to Nebraskans
Dr. Brian Baugh, assistant professor of finance at Nebraska Business, started his professional career as an engineer at Boeing. He reported to his first day on the job equipped with a strong background in mathematics, engineering and hard physics and his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Brigham Young University. Then something happened during Boeing’s onboarding process which changed the course of his life.

Brenna Boulanger Scores at Hudl

Feb 12 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Brenna Boulanger Scores at Hudl
When her college hockey career ended, Brenna Boulanger thought long and hard about her next step. Since moving from Dover to Durnham, New Hampshire, to play at the University of New Hampshire, she spent 20 hours a week training on and off the ice. With her skates tucked away in the closet, she needed a new focus.

Hawra Mohammed Carves Her Own Path

Feb 12 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Hawra Mohammed Carves Her Own Path
Hawra Mohammed journeyed more than 7,000 miles from her home in Muscat, Oman, to Lincoln, Nebraska, to learn the family business of accounting. However, moving far away from home went beyond academics, she sought self-reliance.

Glow Big Red Illuminates Hawks Hall

Feb 11 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Glow Big Red Illuminates Hawks Hall
Clad in scarlet and cream, the College of Business community will celebrate their Husker pride at the Nebraska Business Glow Big Red Kickoff on Thursday, February 14. The kickoff, hosted in Howard L. Hawks Hall from 10:45 a.m.-12 p.m., leads up to the 24 Hours of Husker Giving and includes snacks, activities and giveaways.

Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2019

Feb 11 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
The senior-level class, Leading People and Projects (MGMT 411), provides a semester-long project for business students called Strive to Thrive Lincoln, helping them gain knowledge of philanthropy in the Lincoln community. Students receive hands-on experience focusing on what it takes to manage a grant proposal process which ultimately awards $10,000 to local non-profits made possible through a gift by Rhonda Seacrest. Students also volunteer their service on outreach projects. As part of the class team structure, the social media team is updating the Strive to Thrive Lincoln student blog. Students will compose regular updates outlining their experiences from week-to-week as they go through the grant proposal process.

Hofeling Broadens Perspective at Lincoln Startup Weekend

Feb 8 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Hofeling Broadens Perspective at Lincoln Startup Weekend
On his thirteenth birthday, Austin Hofeling wheeled his way into the entrepreneurial world by starting his own business, Lincoln Mulch Spreaders. He continued down the entrepreneurial path recently at Lincoln Startup Weekend, where he worked in teams with fellow Nebraska students and members of the Lincoln business community to elevate their business ideas. 

Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List

Feb 6 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List
Achieving academic excellence, a record of 1,088 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2018 fall semester. With less than a fourth of the college enrollment earning this honor, these students finished the first semester of the academic year on a strong note.

Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Nonprofit Grant Applications

Feb 4 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Nonprofit Grant Applications
A management class in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business opened its call for applications from local nonprofit organizations focused on organizations that empower City of Lincoln and/or Lancaster County families by proactively connecting them to resources that help improve health and/or stability. Selected organizations could receive as much as $10,000 in funding.

Achievements for February 1, 2019

Feb 1 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for February 1, 2019
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements are highlighted for the work they do to help further the mission and guiding principles of our college.

Family Business Conference Examines Change

Jan 30 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Family Business Conference Examines Change
Looking to celebrate and educate those in family-run businesses, the Nebraska College of Business and the Center for Entrepreneurship will host the inaugural Family Business Conference on Friday, March 1. Held at Nebraska Innovation Campus, the registration fee is $20 for students and $49 for professionals by the deadline and increases to $60 if registering on the day of the conference. Registration closes Monday, February 25 at 11:59 p.m. To register, visit https://business.unl.edu/familybusiness.

Barron’s Provided to Business Students, Faculty

Jan 28 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Barron’s Provided to Business Students, Faculty
Financial advisors share in their client’s biggest life events and often help address their biggest fears. For junior finance major Justin Wiebelhaus, helping people in moments like these makes pursuing the career rewarding.

Nebraska Leading Indicator Remains Strong in December

Jan 25 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Leading Indicator Remains Strong in December
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during December, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Student Strengths Coaches Selected

Jan 24 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Student Strengths Coaches Selected
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business selected 47 students to serve as new strengths coaches for the 2019-20 school year. The new coaches will join returning coaches to mentor more than 750 first-year business students in Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111).

Lincoln Startup Weekend to Bring Ideas to Life

Jan 22 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Lincoln Startup Weekend to Bring Ideas to Life
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln looks to connect with local entrepreneurs to participate in Lincoln Startup Weekend, January 25-27. Hosted at Fuse Coworking, the center teamed up with the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development and the university’s Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program to coordinate the event. Open to the public, the registration fee is $20, with a deadline of January 23. To register, visit: https://go.unl.edu/startupweekend.

Students Learn How to Support Diversity and Inclusion

Jan 17 2019 11:30 AM | » Full Article Students Learn How to Support Diversity and Inclusion
College of Business students in the Managing Diversity in Organizations (MNGT 365) class at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln gained a better understanding of the importance of a diverse and inclusive work culture in December. Dr. Gwendolyn Combs, associate professor of management, teaches the course and invited Leon Holloway, human resource manager at Duncan Aviation; Dr. Karen Kassebaum, director of staff diversity and inclusion at Nebraska; and Kelly McKeever, executive director of people services at Nelnet to class to share firsthand accounts of issues and ways to facilitate them.

MBA@Nebraska Ascends to No. 26 Online MBA in U.S.

Jan 15 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article MBA@Nebraska Ascends to No. 26 Online MBA in U.S.
Leaping 16 spots in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online MBA Programs rankings, the MBA@Nebraska program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln now stands as the No. 26 program in the nation. The ranking also places the program No. 19 among public institutions.

Hallie Lockhart – Australia Global Immersion Blog

Jan 11 2019 8:30 AM | » Full Article Hallie Lockhart – Australia Global Immersion Blog
Hallie Lockhart, a senior marketing major from Arvada, Colorado, will study abroad in Australia this December – enjoying the country’s summer season. While there, students are immersed in unique natural wonders and exposed to different ways of thinking about agriculture and ecosystem services. Lockhart chose the Australia global immersion program to get out of her comfort zone and see somewhere new.

“I am looking forward to studying abroad with my sister and getting to experience a new place before I graduate,” said Lockhart.

Maggie Schlecht - Panama Global Immersion Blog

Jan 10 2019 7:00 PM | » Full Article Maggie Schlecht - Panama Global Immersion Blog
Maggie Schlecht, a junior international business major from Elmhurst, Illinois, will join some of her fellow members of the Allan Noddle International Business Distinguished Scholars Program on a ten-day trip abroad to Panama this December. She and a multi-disciplinary team of students are designing a luxury sailboat marina in Panama before the trip. She said, “I am excited to create a business plan for a country I’ve never visited, as well as get to know the other students, faculty and locals.” After her time in Panama, Maggie will study abroad for a semester in Aix-en-Provence, France.

Data to the Rescue: Students Aid Lincoln Fire Department

Jan 10 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Data to the Rescue: Students Aid Lincoln Fire Department
College of Business students worked with Lincoln Fire and Rescue to analyze real-life data in a service environment supply chain this fall. The course, Business Analytics/Information Analysis (SCMA 350), allows students to dig deep and make a difference.

Former Nebraska Economics Professor McConnell Dies

Jan 9 2019 11:30 AM | » Full Article Former Nebraska Economics Professor McConnell Dies
Dr. Campbell R. “Mac” McConnell, who taught economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business from 1953 until his retirement in 1990, died January 5. Distinguished for his research, teaching and service, McConnell may be best known for his landmark textbook, “Economics,” which remains in use today, now in its 21st edition.

Students Learn to Lead and Connect Remote Teams

Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Students Learn to Lead and Connect Remote Teams
In a time where you can do virtually everything with a few clicks of a mouse, remote teams are increasingly becoming routine in the workplace. With the digital era ushering in a revolution in communication and collaboration, Dr. Tawnya Means, assistant dean, assistant professor of practice in management and director of the Teaching and Learning Center, is preparing students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to effectively lead and communicate online through the Leadership, Communication and Teams in the Virtual World (MNGT 470) course offered at the College of Business. 

Martin Inspires Through Passion for People

Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Martin Inspires Through Passion for People
JoAnn Martin, ’75, knows the value of making a difference in the lives of those around her. Her efforts to create positive change as CEO and president of Ameritas, recently resulted in being named 2019 chair of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), which represents 290 companies, accounting for 95 percent of U.S. life insurer assets. Martin also serves as chair of the University of Nebraska Foundation board of directors, is a board member for NRC Health and was named 2018 Inspire Woman of the Year by the Lincoln Journal Star last fall.

Reimers Embodies What it Means to Be a Husker

Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Reimers Embodies What it Means to Be a Husker
Walk-on receiver Bryan Reimers made his first career reception for the Huskers against nationally ranked Oregon in the 2016 season. It led to a 22-yard touchdown that started Nebraska toward a win, much to the delight of the Husker faithful. The Lincoln East High School graduate was an unlikely hero against the Ducks that day, but the hard work exerted leading up to that moment exemplifies the same grit the management major brings to everything.

Nebraska Business Community Looks to the Future

Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Community Looks to the Future
With any new year, the fresh start brings resolutions and ideas for personal growth. Three members of the Nebraska Business community exemplify how College of Business students and faculty entered the new year ready to build upon their past experiences to make a difference in 2019.

First Seacrest Teaching Fellows Named

Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article First Seacrest Teaching Fellows Named
Dr. John Geppert, professor of finance, Dr. Laurie Miller, associate professor of practice in economics, and Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, assistant professor of practice in economics, were named as inaugural Seacrest Teaching Fellows in October. Made possible through the generous support of Rhonda and the late James Seacrest, the fellows program cultivates exceptional teaching by identifying and recognizing instructional faculty who ignite students' passion for learning and provide high-quality learning experiences.

Chase Caverzagie – Benin Global Immersion Blog

Jan 7 2019 4:00 PM | » Full Article Chase Caverzagie – Benin Global Immersion Blog
Chase Caverzagie, a senior actuarial science major from Papillion, Nebraska, will travel abroad to Benin in West Africa this December. Prior to the trip, students in their International Studies – Business & Economics (BSAD 491) class are working on two projects to explore the complexities of international trade and business in the frontier market. In Benin, the students plan to interview Beninese and other African immigrants to better understand their culture and experiences. The students will then present their plans to expand tourism and create employment for young people in Benin. Caverzagie selected the global immersion program to experience the African culture firsthand and learn from those in the College of Business who are familiar with the region. He shared how he looks forward to “seeing new things and experiencing a culture much different than my own.”

A Year in Review: Popular Nebraska Business Stories

Jan 3 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article A Year in Review: Popular Nebraska Business Stories
The Communications, Marketing and External Relations Office at University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business feature stories throughout the year on the college website, in newsletters and print pieces. The stories highlight business students, faculty, alumni and their accomplishments and experiences in and outside of the classroom. 

College of Business Huskers Enjoy Winter Break

Dec 20 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article College of Business Huskers Enjoy Winter Break
Bringing the same Start Something attitude to winter break as they do to the school year, students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business will spend their holidays going on new adventures and gaining meaningful experience. The three-week break, from December 15 to January 6, sees many students relax, explore and further their careers.

Nebraska Leading Indicator Improves in November

Dec 19 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Leading Indicator Improves in November
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during November, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Business Graduates Challenge Themselves to Future Glories

Dec 17 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Business Graduates Challenge Themselves to Future Glories
Nebraska Business students look to the future after receiving their diplomas at graduation ceremonies this past weekend. More than 300 students earned degrees during both graduate and undergraduate commencements, Friday, December 14, and Saturday, December 15, at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Students from the graduating class emphasized the need to challenge themselves during their time at the College of Business.

Achievements for December 14, 2018

Dec 14 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for December 14, 2018
College of Business students and faculty recognized for recent achievements include Danielle Breen, Mun Chun Cheong, Deb Cosgrove, Kathi Ellis, Allison Olmer, Jenna Rempe, Dr. Eric Thompson and Fang Yue.

Faculty Host Dinners with International Students

Dec 12 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Faculty Host Dinners with International Students
International students and faculty from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln began a new tradition this year by sharing a meal and conversation over Thanksgiving break. Five faculty volunteers welcomed students into their homes, helping make the holiday a little warmer for students studying abroad in Nebraska.

Huskers Win Regional Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition

Dec 10 2018 3:30 PM | » Full Article Huskers Win Regional Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition
A team of four business students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln won the regional Deloitte FanTAXtic case competition held in Chicago. The students will go head-to-head with eight other regional winners at a national competition held January 18-20 in Dallas to compete for more than $50,000 in individual scholarships and institutional awards.

Netz and Shiu Named NRC Health Rising Stars

Dec 7 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Netz and Shiu Named NRC Health Rising Stars
NRC Health named two University of Nebraska–Lincoln students, Nathan Netz and Conrad Shiu, as the recipients of the Rising Stars scholarship. Each received $2,000 to use toward tuition and fees during the spring semester. NRC Health started the scholarship program in 2011 to recognize students with an interest in business development, marketing and entrepreneurship.

Global Competencies Honored at Inaugural Medallion Ceremony

Dec 5 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Global Competencies Honored at Inaugural Medallion Ceremony
Nine students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln celebrated the first year of the International Business Medallion Program by taking home medals similar to Olympic athletes. Although, in the Medallion Program, students do not compete against one another, but through achieving points through a system that measures academic achievement and participation in activities that build soft skills such as interpersonal communication skills and critical thinking.

Philanthropy Comes Alive for Business Students

Dec 3 2018 8:30 AM | » Full Article Philanthropy Comes Alive for Business Students
Nebraska Business students participating in the MNGT 411 class project known as Strive to Thrive Lincoln, experienced a transformation this semester in their understanding of nonprofit organizations and the needs of the local community. Their task involved going through all aspects of the grant funding application process to award $10,000 to deserving community organizations, as well as getting involved in service projects to directly impact groups in need.

Achievements for November 30, 2018

Nov 30 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for November 30, 2018
College of Business students and faculty recognized for recent achievements include Joel Beckwith, Jessie Benefee, Christopher Burgess, George Chen, Ashley Clegg, Stan Drvol, Dr. Elina Ibrayeva, Dr. Sang M. Lee, Dr. Tawnya Means, Diego Mejia, Christopher Munoz, Molly Olander, Ryan Olsen, Emma Rose, Bella Tran, Thomas Wolfe.

Nebraska Business Offers Power Lunches for Professional Development

Nov 26 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Offers Power Lunches for Professional Development
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Executive Education program hosts four power lunches beginning in January, providing business professionals opportunities for strategic career development. The lunches, led by College of Business faculty members, offer ideas and approaches to help solve today’s business challenges.

Striving to Make an Impact Through Hult Prize

Nov 21 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Striving to Make an Impact Through Hult Prize
Competing for a chance at $1 million but more importantly the desire to create a positive impact on the world, students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln pitched their business plans at the Nebraska Hult Prize Challenge November 16.

Nebraska Leading Indicator Rebounds in October

Nov 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during October, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Griswold Weaves Tails of Financial Literacy

Nov 20 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Griswold Weaves Tails of Financial Literacy
Some people might think making an impact in the area of financial literacy by writing a fictional book about the money management habits of two golden retrievers is a little far-fetched – however, Dr. Melissa Griswold, ’96, made just such a connection in her new book Smart Bitch Dumb Dog released earlier this year. Griswold, who received her Ph.D. in business administration specializing in finance from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, returned to the College of Business this November to speak to both college and high school students at two events sponsored by the Nebraska Council on Economic Education. You might say, she came to teach some young dogs some old tricks about managing their finances.

International Education Week Celebrates International Exchange

Nov 19 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article International Education Week Celebrates International Exchange
With a student body representing more than 50 nations, students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business celebrated the benefits of international education and dialogue during International Education Week November 12-16. Students, faculty and staff learned about different cultures at events held across campus, including many in Howard L. Hawks Hall.

Achievements for November 16, 2018

Nov 16 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for November 16, 2018
College of Business students and faculty recognized for recent achievements include Tommie Brechbill, Kristen Fellhoelter, Carolyn Fraher, Raghav Kidambi, Kay Maresh, Dr. Ann Mari May, Dr. Mary McGarvey, Miranda McWatters, Dr. Amber Messersmith, Dr. Sam Nelson, Joey Osbron, Connor O’Meara, Sue Vagts, Yufan Wang, Allison Weber and Abyn Yacob.

Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2018

Nov 12 2018 12:30 PM | » Full Article Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2018
The senior-level class, Leading People and Projects (Management 411), provides a semester-long project for business students called Strive to Thrive Lincoln, helping them gain knowledge of philanthropy in the Lincoln community. Students receive hands-on experience focusing on what it takes to manage a grant proposal process which ultimately awards $10,000 to local non-profits made possible through a gift by Rhonda Seacrest and the Learning By Giving Foundation. Students also volunteer their service on outreach projects. As part of the class team structure, the social media team is updating the Strive to Thrive Lincoln student blog. Students will compose regular updates outlining their experiences from week-to-week as they go through the grant proposal process.

Salsa Leads to Recipe for Success

Nov 12 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Salsa Leads to Recipe for Success
Slicing, dicing and stirring their way through class, students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln learned the processes of teamwork through a creative activity – salsa making. With an exercise uncommon to the classroom, students discovered firsthand the different aspects of teamwork in a memorable fashion. 

Specht Kicks Off Nebraska Family Business Initiative

Nov 9 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Specht Kicks Off Nebraska Family Business Initiative
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship kicked off a new initiative called Nebraska Family Business this week in Howard L. Hawks Hall promoting strong family businesses in the state. Dave Specht, national development manager for family dynamics at Wells Fargo PrivateBank, focused on the fundamentals of what it takes to maintain a successful family business built on more than just financial achievement.

Clock Ticks Quickly for Entrepreneurs

Nov 7 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Clock Ticks Quickly for Entrepreneurs
With only three minutes to pitch an entire business plan, student entrepreneurs at the tenth annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition put it all on the line to win. Hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business on November 1-2, the competition provided college and high school students the opportunity to present their business ideas for the chance to win cash prizes totaling nearly $10,000.

International Education Week Celebrates Culture, Exchange

Nov 6 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article International Education Week Celebrates Culture, Exchange
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business celebrates International Education Week November 12-16. Part of a joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education, the week gives students a chance to experience new cultures and celebrate the benefits of international education.

Career Expedition Brings New Perspectives

Nov 5 2018 9:30 AM | » Full Article Career Expedition Brings New Perspectives
A trip to the Windy City proved worthwhile for 19 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students who embarked on a career expedition hosted by the Business Career Center, October 14-16. The students visited different industries and took in sights of Chicago.

Achievements for November 2, 2018

Nov 2 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for November 2, 2018
College of Business students and faculty recognized for recent achievements include Aditya Gupta, Dr. Eric Thompson,Weiya Wang and the Delta Omicron chapter of Beta Alpha Psi.

O’Rourke Hammers Importance of Integrity

Oct 31 2018 2:30 PM | » Full Article O’Rourke Hammers Importance of Integrity
Returning to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Bill O’Rourke presented “Leading with Integrity” at the annual State Farm Ethics Lecture held at the College of Business October 26. Drawing from his real-life experiences, O’Rourke brought students, faculty and staff an authentic take on how ethics operate in the real world.

Inaugural Hult Prize Challenge November 16

Oct 29 2018 5:00 PM | » Full Article Inaugural Hult Prize Challenge November 16
How would you change the world with $1 million? The Hult Prize Challenge provides University of Nebraska–Lincoln students the opportunity to answer that question and compete in the first stage of an international competition for the chance to win $1 million. The deadline to register a team is November 11.

Students Scramble to Build at Innovation Challenge

Oct 26 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Students Scramble to Build at Innovation Challenge
Sometimes you need to crack a few eggs to make an omelet, but a group of University of Nebraska–Lincoln students this past week conceived ways to prevent eggs from cracking. The Innovation Challenge, hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business October 18-22, tasked students with constructing devices capable of protecting an egg when dropped from heights greater than 10 feet tall.

Tale of Two Dogs Reveals Financial Realities Nov. 8

Oct 25 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Tale of Two Dogs Reveals Financial Realities Nov. 8
Dr. Melissa Griswold ’96, brings her offbeat mix of humor and finance to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, November 8 at 7 p.m. in the Howard L. Hawks Hall Henrickson Family Atrium. Griswold, who earned a doctorate in business administration specializing in finance from Nebraska Business, released a book about financial literacy titled Smart Bitch Dumb Dog: Make Financial Success a Walk in the Park! She will share her grassroots message of responsible money management at the free event hosted by the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) and the university’s Student Money Management Center.

Leadership, Strategic Planning Highlight Partnership Summit

Oct 24 2018 9:30 AM | » Full Article Leadership, Strategic Planning Highlight Partnership Summit
Themes of leadership and strategic planning resonated with Nebraska Business alumni, partners and friends who turned out for the annual Partnership Summit at Howard L. Hawks Hall, October 19. The event, which serves as an opportunity for most of the college’s 16 advisory boards to meet, share information and provide feedback, gave Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business, a platform for unveiling the new college strategic plan to supporters.

Nebraska Leading Indicator Drops in September

Oct 24 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Leading Indicator Drops in September
After rising throughout 2018, Nebraska’s leading economic indicator fell during September, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Two Alumni Inducted in the Accountancy Hall of Fame

Oct 23 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Two Alumni Inducted in the Accountancy Hall of Fame
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln School of Accountancy inducted two new members into their Hall of Fame at the annual Celebration of Excellence on October 18. Inductees included Mark Chronister, ’73, who retired as partner from PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, and Don Ham, ’74, who retired as partner from BKD, LLP. The inductees received praise for their years of service to the profession and School of Accountancy.

Trying Something New Creates Success According to Panelists

Oct 22 2018 10:30 AM | » Full Article Trying Something New Creates Success According to Panelists
Four prominent Nebraska Business alumni comprised the Executive Insights panel at Howard L. Hawks Hall, October 18. Their message to the primarily student audience emphasized finding meaning in the workplace by taking on new responsibilities. The event, sponsored by The School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, gave attendees the opportunity to question the panelists, who between them possess more than 110 years of experience in banking, insurance and accounting firms.

Student Entrepreneurs to Pitch Business Ideas, Nov. 1-2

Oct 20 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Student Entrepreneurs to Pitch Business Ideas, Nov. 1-2
With three minutes to pitch their business idea, young entrepreneurs will compete in the 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition, November 1 and 2. Hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship, the competition brings Nebraska high school and college entrepreneurs together for the opportunity to compete for cash prizes in the Club Level Suites in Memorial Stadium. The deadline to compete is Friday, October 25.
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