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A Modest Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
A Modest Decline in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Jan 27 2023 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell 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 Economic Indicator dropped by 0.03%. » Full Article
Teaching and Learning Center Elevates Education at College of Business
Teaching and Learning Center Elevates Education at College of Business
Jan 26 2023 9:00 AM
Since opening in 2017, the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) supplements and advances education in the College of Business. Students, faculty and staff benefit from the programming offered including tutoring, workshops and panels. » Full Article
Four Online Business Graduate Degrees Ranked Among Top 20 By U.S. News & World Report
Four Online Business Graduate Degrees Ranked Among Top 20 By U.S. News & World Report
Jan 24 2023 8:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln online MBA program – called MBA@Nebraska – surged seven spots to No. 19 for best online MBA in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings and jumped three places to No. 15 for best online programs for veterans. For the first time, Nebraska also earned the No. 14 spot for best online business master’s programs in the nation. » Full Article
Achievements for January 2023
Achievements for January 2023
Jan 17 2023 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
Trinh Thrives Through Mentorship, Campus Leadership
Trinh Thrives Through Mentorship, Campus Leadership
Jan 12 2023 9:00 AM
A senior economics, pre-law and political science major from Lincoln, Nebraska, Christine Trinh makes her time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln matter. Seeking leadership opportunities across campus, she leveraged what she learned and formed connections to last long after graduation. » Full Article
Business Students Collaborate to Make Greater Difference in Lincoln
Business Students Collaborate to Make Greater Difference in Lincoln
Jan 10 2023 9:00 AM
A new cross-course collaborative experience for business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln extends the hands-on learning of the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) course project known as Strive to Thrive Lincoln to graduate students in Nonprofit Financial Management (FINA 871). Through a joint effort, students in both courses make a positive impact on the nonprofit Lincoln community through a direct approach to the grant selection process. » Full Article
Van Horne Creates Legacy for Future Generations
Van Horne Creates Legacy for Future Generations
Jan 9 2023 9:00 AM
Opening for big entertainers like AC/DC and Pat Benatar, J. E. Van Horne Jr., ’75, took his business degree from Nebraska on the road making a career as a musician and sound engineer. Adding a surprise encore, Van Horne decided to match the funding for not one but three endowed chairs at Nebraska Business – with the third to be named by Jim and Georgia, ’72, (Lord) Thompson. » Full Article
Ongoing Decline Shown in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Ongoing Decline Shown in Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator
Jan 6 2023 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell again in November, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Designed to predict economic activity six months into the future, the Leading Economic Indicator dropped by 0.16%. » Full Article
Nebraska Survey Finds Little Change in Office Space Use Since Pandemic
Nebraska Survey Finds Little Change in Office Space Use Since Pandemic
Dec 22 2022 9:00 AM
A survey conducted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln found changes in attitudes about working from home and the frequency of employees doing so, yet little change in office space use. The Bureau of Business Research conducted the survey from June through September to examine the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on commercial real estate usage and remote work in Nebraska. » Full Article
Smith Named to Poets&Quants’ Top 50 Undergraduate Professors of 2022
Smith Named to Poets&Quants’ Top 50 Undergraduate Professors of 2022
Dec 20 2022 9:00 AM
Poets&Quants recently named Troy Smith, associate professor of management, as one of the Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors of 2022. The first University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business professor to earn a spot on the list, Smith joins accomplished and renowned faculty from across the world. » Full Article
Nebraska to Confer More Than 300 Business Degrees
Nebraska to Confer More Than 300 Business Degrees
Dec 16 2022 9:00 AM
New traditions begin while others continue, as more than 300 business students earn their diplomas this fall from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business at commencement exercises held December 16-17 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. For Kyle Hansen, who earns his J.D. and MBA, graduating from Nebraska means carrying on a family legacy. » Full Article
Four Faculty Advance Business Education as Seacrest Teaching Fellows
Four Faculty Advance Business Education as Seacrest Teaching Fellows
Dec 14 2022 9:00 AM
Named Seacrest Teaching Fellows earlier this year, four College of Business faculty are advancing classroom experiences for students. Made possible by the support of Rhonda and the late James Seacrest, the fellows program cultivates teaching excellence in the college. » Full Article
Hohensee Readies for Career in Venture Capital
Hohensee Readies for Career in Venture Capital
Dec 13 2022 9:00 AM
Ready to make an impact in the venture capital space, Ben Hohensee, a finance major from Lincoln, Nebraska, excelled at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln using his CliftonStrengths® and experience from the Husker Venture Fund (HVF), a student-led venture fund that invests in Nebraska-based startups. As he prepares for graduation this December, he feels ready to lead in his role as a venture associate at VC Lab, headquartered in Palo Alto, California. » Full Article
Report: Recession Emerges as Most Likely Scenario for Nebraska
Report: Recession Emerges as Most Likely Scenario for Nebraska
Dec 9 2022 9:00 AM
The Nebraska economy is expected to contract during 2023 before returning to growth in 2024 and 2025, according to the new forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council. » Full Article
Twenty-Three Students Selected to Join Husker Venture Fund
Twenty-Three Students Selected to Join Husker Venture Fund
Dec 8 2022 9:00 AM
The Husker Venture Fund (HVF) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln selected 23 students to join the student-led program as associates. The fund, built by alumni and university supporters, offers hands-on investment experience to students of any major while providing funding to early-stage startups in Nebraska. » Full Article
Business Students Win National STAFDA Competition
Business Students Win National STAFDA Competition
Dec 7 2022 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln business students won first place in the inaugural supply chain competition hosted at the Specialty Tool and Fastener Distributor Association (STAFDA) conference in San Diego. Seven students from the College of Business and Supply Chain Club attended the conference, which included the four winning team members Malik Al Waail, Vy Bui, Isaac Ruzicka and Hannah Walker. » Full Article
Moore Leaves Legacy of Mentorship and Inclusion
Moore Leaves Legacy of Mentorship and Inclusion
Dec 6 2022 9:00 AM
Building relationships while in college and mentoring high school students helped Jada Moore, a marketing major from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, see new perspectives and develop her skills for her future after graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in December. » Full Article
Fall 2022 Strive to Thrive Student Blog
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Student Blog – Fall 2022
Dec 5 2022 9:40 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
Achievements for December 2022
Achievements for December 2022
Dec 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
Aakriti Agrawal Makes Impact Through Nonprofits
Aakriti Agrawal Makes Impact Through Nonprofits
Dec 1 2022 9:00 AM
Recently nominated for the Forbes 30 Under 30 List for social impact, Aakriti Agrawal, ’16 & ’22, champions making a difference at work and in her communities. An award-winning nonprofit founder and data governance expert, she recently graduated from the MBA@Nebraska program in May and moved to Phoenix, Arizona, to launch her career as a manager of data governance at American Express (AmEx), a Fortune 100 company. » Full Article
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Falls Again in October
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator Falls Again in October
Nov 30 2022 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s Leading Economic Indicator fell again in October, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Designed to predict economic activity six months into the future, the Leading Economic Indicator dropped by 0.12%. » Full Article
Mentorship from Acclaimed Duke Professor Impacts Accounting Faculty
Mentorship from Acclaimed Duke Professor Impacts Accounting Faculty
Nov 29 2022 9:00 AM
As the first woman inducted into the American Accounting Association Accounting Hall of Fame, Katherine Schipper, Thomas F. Keller Professor at Duke University, maintains an illustrious and widely respected career as an accounting faculty member and empirical researcher. » Full Article
Delgado-Walker Carves Own Path as an Emerging Leader
Delgado-Walker Carves Own Path as an Emerging Leader
Nov 25 2022 9:00 AM
Celebrating Native American Heritage Month, Nebraska Today featured Huskers like Mayah Delgado-Walker who are making an impact on campus. A member of the Omaha Nation, she is a business administration and hospitality, restaurant and tourism management double major. » Full Article
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
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, a major health concern in the United States, has driven some consumers to become more health conscious and led to several public policy interventions affecting consumer trends, the food supply and marketing. At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Özgür Araz, Ron and Carol Cope professor of supply chain management and analytics, and S. Sajeesh, associate professor of marketing, recently collaborated to publish interdisciplinary research which 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
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