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Two Crucial Job Search Tips For New Graduates
May 23 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Two Crucial Job Search Tips For New Graduates
Congratulations to our newest alumni ready to start something in your next adventure! Although some recent graduates begin the employment search or accept job offers while still in college, others choose to focus fully on their academic programs, waiting until they complete classes to begin the job search. If you’re now beginning your job search, that’s all right. You demonstrated your priorities and strengthened your skills. Now you can direct that same level of attention to your employment search.
Business Expectations Push the Nebraska Leading Indicator Higher
May 22 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Business Expectations Push the Nebraska Leading Indicator Higher
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during April, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Coffey Learns the Global Impact of Trade
May 21 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Coffey Learns the Global Impact of Trade
Olivia Coffey always had an interest for international trade and foreign policy. However, the opportunity to gain experience in the field proved challenging until she heard about an internship at the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance.
Christy Cooper – China Global Immersion Blog
May 16 2019 7:00 PM | » Full Article
Christy Cooper – China Global Immersion Blog
Christy Cooper, an agricultural education major from Waverly, Nebraska, studies abroad with a faculty-led College of Business program in Yangling, China, from May 5 to June 3. She chose this global immersion program because China plays a large role in Nebraska’s economy, especially in agriculture. As a senior this fall and a future high school agriculture teacher, Christy can’t wait to share her experiences abroad with her students. “I’ve never been to an Asian country, so I’m most looking forward to learning about and immersing myself in China’s culture.”
Davis and Business Career Center Strike Impactful Partnership
May 16 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Davis and Business Career Center Strike Impactful Partnership
Clyde Davis attended the Nebraska College of Business in a time with fewer resources for connecting students to employers. He looks to make sure students do not face the same challenges he did.
Gentry Retires After 32 Years of Service at Nebraska
May 14 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Gentry Retires After 32 Years of Service at Nebraska
Dr. James Gentry joined the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1987 searching for a way to make a lasting contribution to marketing Ph.D. students. He found direction from Dr. Robert Mittelstaedt, a colleague that inspired Gentry to create a doctoral symposium which continues transforming student lives to this day.
Achievements for May 10, 2019
May 10 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for May 10, 2019
College of Business students, faculty, and staff recognized for recent achievements include: Oluwafisayo Adeniyan, Rik Barrera, Jennifer Bernard, Allison Black, Sullivan Bortner, Paula Caldwell, Jennifer Davidson, Dr. Nikos Dimotakis, Aditya Gupta, Dr. Shivam Gupta, Krista Hoover, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Kalana Jayanetti, Samantha Kaus, Dr. Alok Kumar, Taylor Lofdahl, Kathryn Maresh J.D., Trevor Maus, Laura Niles, Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, Timothy Paschal, Dr. Donde Plowman, Dr. Blake Runnalls, Dr. S. Sajeesh, Aaron Scholl, Katie Sewell, Andrew Sorsen, Beth Strogoff, Jill Trucke, Tamayo Zhou, the Business Career Center and students in MNGT 490 Strive to Thrive Lincoln class. The achievements are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement.
Balfany Transforms Passion into a Career
May 8 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Balfany Transforms Passion into a Career
Deciding where to attend college never worried Maddie Balfany, who always knew she wanted to be a Husker. Finding the right company to join after graduation proved to be a different story. 
Palkert Exemplifies Grit Within Class of 2019
May 2 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Palkert Exemplifies Grit Within Class of 2019
After an injury temporarily derailed his career as a Husker pitcher, Robbie Palkert used his greatest setback to learn more about his future in business and life. Two class projects inspired him to connect with the community, help others and graduate this May with a whole new outlook on what is ahead.
Jorgensen Sold on Sales Through Certificate Program
May 1 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Jorgensen Sold on Sales Through Certificate Program
Natallia Jorgensen entered the Undergraduate Certificate Program in Sales Excellence without a firm grasp of what it takes to make a sale. Upon graduating this semester, she not only gained the confidence to sell, but has a full-time job.
Opportunities Reveal Supply Chain Career
Apr 30 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Opportunities Reveal Supply Chain Career
Tommie Brechbill started his story at Nebraska Business unsure how to channel his academic potential and analytical skills into a high paying job. His journey at Nebraska uncovered the secret that proved to be his success – seize every academic opportunity.
Manufacturing and Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Apr 24 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Manufacturing and Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during March, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 
Honorees Recognized for Research, Teaching and Service
Apr 23 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Honorees Recognized for Research, Teaching and Service
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized several faculty and staff members for their dedication to furthering research and developing future business leaders. They received honors at the 2019 Awards and Retirement Reception Friday, April 19, in Howard L. Hawks Hall.
Class Principles Guide Students in Grant Application Process
Apr 19 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Class Principles Guide Students in Grant Application Process
Audra Cooksley wanted to help local nonprofit organization Food Fort elevate its resource capacity and educational services to change lives for the better in Lincoln, Nebraska. Her challenge – convincing classmates why Food Fort deserved to be among the organizations awarded up to $10,000 in funds as part of the Strive to Thrive Lincoln management class project in the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) class.
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2019
Apr 18 2019 12:30 PM | » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2019
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.
Three Ways To Succeed In Your Internship
Apr 17 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Three Ways To Succeed In Your Internship
As summer approaches, many students look forward to a great internship that relates to their future career field. If you’re one of them, congratulations! Along with learning about a typical working day within a certain organization or career field, you can gain many benefits from your internship by starting off on the right foot. The Business Career Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business offers guidance for students like you to succeed in your internship.
Miles Led to “New Ventures” at Nebraska
Apr 15 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Miles Led to “New Ventures” at Nebraska
Management major Tiffany Miles, ’18, always enjoyed baking and longed to be her own boss. An entrepreneur at heart, she searched for her recipe for success.
Larson Finds Mutual Aid in Career Path at Nebraska
Apr 11 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Larson Finds Mutual Aid in Career Path at Nebraska
Dr. Rachel Larson, director of the Business Career Center, needed some career inspiration after graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She relied on her connections at Nebraska to shape her outlook and put her on a path to an award-winning leadership position at the college.
Buechel Transforms Mayo Career Through MBA@Nebraska
Apr 9 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Buechel Transforms Mayo Career Through MBA@Nebraska
Dr. Bryan Buechel, ’18, stood at a crossroads in his career as a senior pharmacy manager at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Although he served a vital role collaborating with providers to coordinate pharmaceutical care for patients, he set his sights on mastering additional skills while maintaining both his family and career responsibilities. He found the perfect fit in the MBA@Nebraska program.
Nebraska Business Honors Outstanding Business Leaders
Apr 9 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business Honors Outstanding Business Leaders
Three alumni and one business will receive recognition due to their impact on the Nebraska business community at the 35th Annual Awards Luncheon at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. A bank chairman, human capital executive, baseball community leader and a financial services firm with deep roots in Nebraska provide a compelling example of business success to be celebrated for their outstanding accomplishments in the Cornhusker state and beyond.
Focus on People Leads Shiu to a Career
Apr 9 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Focus on People Leads Shiu to a Career
Conrad Shiu sees the best in everyone and strives to bring that out in those he meets. His experiences at Nebraska Business and his inclination to help others landed him a career at Gallup after graduation this May.
Audit Experience Inspires Wu’s Research
Apr 9 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Audit Experience Inspires Wu’s Research
After completing her MBA, Dr. Biyu Wu took a job as an intellectual properties (IP) auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Her experience in audit fueled a desire to connect the dots between financial data and translate those numbers into insightful research people could understand.
Achievements for April 5, 2019
Apr 5 2019 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for April 5, 2019
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements include: Dr. John E. Anderson, Callie Bopes, Carlyn Bretey, Abigail Burg, Ethan Carlson, Dr. Les Carlson, Connor Castleman, Olivia Coffey, Candice Dominguez, Nicholas Earickson, Dr. Kathy Farrell, Naomi Fiala, Dr. Tammie Fischer, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Adrianna Mcking, Maya Mercer, Arihant Mittal, Mary Morton, Abby Nelson, Molly Olander, Min An Ong, John Pham, Luke Schnacker, Reagan Scott, Dr. Sunil Singh, Dr. Eric Thompson,Liz Uebele, Alex Von Seggern, Peyton Walker, Grayson Wegener and Thomas Wolfe.
One-on-One Mentoring Leads to Inclusive Marketing Research
Apr 2 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
One-on-One Mentoring Leads to Inclusive Marketing Research
Abby Nappier Cherup's vision to design and conduct marketing research with real implications for bringing inclusivity to the marketplace drove her to find a Ph.D. program that would allow her to flourish and create change in public policy. Although Nebraska did not initially appear on her radar when considering programs, things began to change when she talked with Dr. Robert Harrison, '09, associate professor of marketing at Western Michigan University.
April Power Lunches Explore Technology and Business Topics
Mar 26 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
April Power Lunches Explore Technology and Business Topics
Professionals looking to expand their career skill set and begin implementing new business practices can do so at the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln Executive Education Power Lunches programs, beginning April 10. The four lunches provide an opportunity for professionals to learn about relevant topics focusing on real-world business challenges. Faculty members from the College of Business and local business leaders present the 90-minute sessions.
Keith Kretschmer: Master of All Trades
Mar 21 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Keith Kretschmer: Master of All Trades
More than 60 years after graduating from college, Keith Kretschmer, ’56, returned to a complete transformation of the school he once attended. As an author, entrepreneur, finance virtuoso, pilot, veteran and White House staff member, Kretschmer now adds Nebraska Alumni Master to his long list of titles.
Uber Scientist to Talk on the Future of Urban Mobility, March 29
Mar 20 2019 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Uber Scientist to Talk on the Future of Urban Mobility, March 29
Although urban congestion may not have the same stranglehold on cities in Nebraska as it does in metropolitan areas like New York and Los Angeles, getting around efficiently remains a priority for almost everyone.
Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Mar 20 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Business Expectations Key to Rising Leading Indicator
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose again during February, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
#LetsGetWeird: MAIAA Students Take Second at NSF Cup
Mar 19 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
#LetsGetWeird: MAIAA Students Take Second at NSF Cup
Embrace the weird. These words became the focal point of the strategy for four first-year Master of Arts in Business with a specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (MAIAA) students, leading them to a second place finish at the National Sports Forum Case Cup Competition held in Las Vegas.
New Venture Competition Boosts Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Mar 14 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
New Venture Competition Boosts Aspiring Entrepreneurs
The New Venture Competition provides University of Nebraska–Lincoln students the opportunity to stretch their thinking, pitch their business plans and compete for more than $75,000 in total prize money. Undergraduate and graduate students must register for the April 9 and 11 competition by Tuesday, April 2.
Nebraska Lifts Pulatova to Service Career at United Nations
Mar 12 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Lifts Pulatova to Service Career at United Nations
Malika Pulatova, ’05, arrived at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from Tajikistan in 2001 to study international business and begin a journey she hopes may one day create a positive impact in her homeland. She came to the United States speaking little English but discovered how she could make a worldwide impact through a job at the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) office in New York City.
Davidson Tackles Prevalent Issues Using Economics
Mar 12 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Davidson Tackles Prevalent Issues Using Economics
Whether playing football as a defensive tackle in high school or bringing rock ‘n’ rollers on stage to get the word out about personal finance, Jennifer Davidson does not place limits on what she can achieve. A leader in economic education at Nebraska, she lives life with her grandmother’s words echoing as a reminder, “If there’s a will, there’s a way. Figure it out. You are your own limiting factor. Dream big, go big!”
Business and Architecture Students Place Top-Five in Global Competition
Mar 12 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Business and Architecture Students Place Top-Five in Global Competition
Two points stood between four Nebraska students and a trip to Hong Kong to compete in the world finals of the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge. Faced with more than 40 teams from 36 countries around the globe, these Nebraska students took advantage of their interdisciplinary team to earn a fourth place finish.
Brost Inspired, Challenged by Law and Business Minor
Mar 7 2019 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Brost Inspired, Challenged by Law and Business Minor
Reid Brost came to Nebraska Business from Rapid City, South Dakota, with an underlying goal to challenge himself and make his education matter by using his experiences to help others. As a finance major, he knew he could accomplish those objectives, but when a guest speaker in his Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 312) class shared details of a new Law and Business Minor being launched at the college, a clearer picture of a future legal career formed in Brost’s mind.
Three Keys To Employee Satisfaction
Mar 7 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Three Keys To Employee Satisfaction
Motivation and workplace culture play an important role in employee satisfaction. Two faculty members recently presented information about these factors in Executive Education Power Lunches at the College of Business. Three key takeaways  include: different motivational styles, the research on salary satisfaction and the understanding of cultural influences.
Achievements for March 1, 2019
Mar 1 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Achievements for March 1, 2019
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements include: twenty faculty and staff honored by the UNL Parents Association, the university’s chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma, Jennifer Davidson, Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, Dr. Rachel Larson, Joseph Lang, Dr. Tawnya Means, Kaitlyn Nohrenberg, Dr. John Kalu Osiri, Adelaide Reimbold, Libby Schwemmer, Rob Simon, Dr. Eric Thompson and Zachary Withers.
Rise in Nebraska Leading Indicator Fueled by Business Expectations
Feb 20 2019 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Rise in Nebraska Leading Indicator Fueled by Business Expectations
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose during January, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Two Summer Pre-College Programs Offered to High School Juniors
Feb 18 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Two Summer Pre-College Programs Offered to High School Juniors
High school juniors seeking transformative pre-college experiences need to apply now for two summer programs hosted by the College of Business. The Accounting Summit 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. Both programs prepare students who graduate from high school in May 2020 for the opportunities awaiting them in college and beyond. 
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. Manufacturing, construction and service industries will add jobs and nonfarm income, buoying the state’s economy, according to the new three-year forecast from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council.
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.
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.
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