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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.

Achievements for October 19, 2018

Oct 19 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for October 19, 2018
College of Business faculty recognized for recent achievements include Jennifer Davidson, Dr. Andre Maciel and Dr. Tawnya Means.

Nebraska Tax Institute to Educate Professionals on Tax Law

Oct 18 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Tax Institute to Educate Professionals on Tax Law
Starting in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, and continuing through six cities across the state, the 64th annual Nebraska Federal and State Income Tax Institute provides the latest, need-to-know information for tax professionals and advisors. Partnering with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Nebraska Department of Revenue, the institute offers training on new laws and regulations in the tax industry at each two-day program.

International Trade Focus of Business Lunch Lecture

Oct 17 2018 2:30 PM | » Full Article International Trade Focus of Business Lunch Lecture
Jill O’Donnell, director of the Yeutter Institute; and Matthew Schaefer, professor of international trade law at the University of Miami School of Law, lead a College of Business Power Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 25 in Howard L. Hawks Hall, HLH 202. The presentation will discuss the legal, policy, business and diplomatic angles of new trade developments.

Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2018

Oct 17 2018 8:30 AM | » 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.

Graduate Students Operate Cool Under Pressure

Oct 16 2018 9:30 AM | » Full Article Graduate Students Operate Cool Under Pressure
This fall Nebraska Business graduate students took their scholastic expertise somewhere a bit unexpected – the operating room. Partnering with Bryan Health, students enrolled in Introduction to Business Strategy (GRBA808) worked with surgeons to help make practical business decisions in the health care industry.

BLC Students Build Connections, Explore Chicago

Oct 15 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article BLC Students Build Connections, Explore Chicago
Thirty-six students from two business learning communities at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Chicago September 20-22 to hear from professionals working in the business field, learn about future career opportunities and have fun with students from other Nebraska learning communities. The group also visited popular Chicago attractions, creating memorable experiences with their classmates.

International Leadership Expert to Deliver State Farm Ethics Lecture

Oct 12 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article International Leadership Expert to Deliver State Farm Ethics Lecture
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosts the annual State Farm Ethics Lecture featuring Bill O’Rourke on Friday, October 26, at 11:30 a.m. in Howard L. Hawks Hall room 002 and simulcasted in multiple rooms in the lower and second levels. O’Rourke, a leading expert and advocate on the importance of ethical leadership in business, will present “Leading with Integrity.” The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are required to RSVP online at https://business.unl.edu/SFethics and will receive assigned seating as a large crowd is anticipated. 

Four Business Alumni to Share Executive Insights, Oct. 18

Oct 10 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article Four Business Alumni to Share Executive Insights, Oct. 18
Four Nebraska Business alumni return to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to share their expertise as part of the Executive Insights panel discussion. Hosted by the College of Business, the event takes place Thursday, October 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. in Howard L. Hawks Hall. The free event is open to all university students and the public. To register for the event, visit: https://business.unl.edu/executive-insights.

Markusch Refuses to Let Injury Define Her

Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Markusch Refuses to Let Injury Define Her
A former member of the Nebraska women’s cross country team, Lilly Markusch saw her collegiate athletic career end before it could gain any steam. After a serious left leg injury in her freshman year, she re-injured it at a fundraiser event with her business fraternity last November. This time, however, it would be much worse. She completely tore the muscle in her left leg. It was so bad that going into surgery doctors told her there could be a chance her leg would be gone when she woke up.

Sylvester Obafunwa: What Happens in Nebraska Works in Vegas

Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Sylvester Obafunwa: What Happens in Nebraska Works in Vegas
Sylvester Obafunwa, ’09, carries Nebraska with him everywhere. Originally from Lagos, Nigeria with time living in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda, he arrived in Lincoln, Nebraska, to attend high school and college at Nebraska Business. He majored in management, specializing in information systems and credits his education for making an impact on his career.

McLeod Helps Students Strengthen Selling Skills

Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article McLeod Helps Students Strengthen Selling Skills
Laura McLeod, assistant professor of practice in marketing, knows the power people can exert when they strengthen their communication and selling skills. Amidst a professional background working in both big and small companies, she joined the College of Business in 2016, intent on giving students enrolled in the undergraduate certificate program in sales excellence the maximum opportunity to succeed.

Variety of Business Minors Provide Students with In-Demand Skills

Oct 8 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Variety of Business Minors Provide Students with In-Demand Skills
Omaha native and University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior Luke Pavel transferred to Nebraska from a small college to complete a degree in advertising and public relations. Pavel, looking for a way to expand his skill set, added a business minor to round out his experience. Once he started taking classes, he opted to add a business minor after talking to his academic advisor. The business minor for non-business majors, offered by the College of Business, is open to all students at Nebraska. The 18-credit-hour minor provides a critical overview in areas such as accounting, business law, economics, finance, marketing and management.

Achievements for October 5, 2018

Oct 5 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for October 5, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include members of the Big Red Investment Club, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Dr. Tawnya Means and Dr. Shawn Strother.

Nebraska Supply Chain Club Hosts Professional Panel

Oct 3 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Supply Chain Club Hosts Professional Panel
Supply chain management offers students some of the highest job placement rates and starting salaries compared to all other business degrees. Nevertheless, according to Allison Olmer, president of the Nebraska Supply Chain Club, networking and professional development remain a necessity in order to maximize potential in the job market.

Alumni Tailgate Rallies College Community

Oct 1 2018 11:15 AM | » Full Article Alumni Tailgate Rallies College Community
Nebraska Business alumni returned to campus Saturday, September 29, to attend the Alumni Tailgate in the Henrickson Family Atrium at Howard L. Hawks Hall prior to the Nebraska vs. Purdue football game. The visit captured a slice of the vibrant community happening at the college. It also gave alumni a chance to both reminisce about college days and express why they prioritize giving back to the institution that helped launch so many prestigious careers.

International Business Program at Nebraska Joins Top National Consortium

Sep 28 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article International Business Program at Nebraska Joins Top National Consortium
After 30 years of growth, the international business major at University of Nebraska–Lincoln achieved a new milestone after the International Business Summit held earlier this year. The Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) granted the College of Business full membership into the alliance of 25 leading U.S. universities that work to advance quality international business programs.

Eyes On The World Lecture Series Explores Culture and Business

Sep 26 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Eyes On The World Lecture Series Explores Culture and Business
Eyes On The World, a new lecture series at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, dives into the intersection of business and culture in different regions of the world. The series offers students, faculty and staff the opportunity to learn about global economies and business issues. Faculty and staff members and guest speakers will share their expertise of a geographical region, including culture, state socialism, market-based economies and business challenges and opportunities in developing nations.

Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook Improves for Early 2019

Sep 26 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: The Outlook Improves for Early 2019
Solid economic growth will continue in Nebraska through early 2019, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement

Sep 24 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students celebrated their academic accomplishments with faculty and staff during the College of Business Student Awards Reception held Thursday, September 20, in Howard L. Hawks Hall. The informal event recognized more than 400 Nebraska Business students receiving a total of more than $550,000 in scholarships, as well as 88 students earning one of four awards: the William Gold Scholar Award, Clifford M. Hicks Scholar Award, James E. LeRossignol Scholar Award or Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key.

Achievements for September 21, 2018

Sep 21 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for September 21, 2018
College of Business staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Alicia Steggs Buchanan, Chase Caverzagie, Jackson Grasz, Anne Greff, Dr.Rachel Larson, Lauren Maciejewski, Connor McManigal, Phat Nguyen and Tyrell Ross.

Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Entrepreneurship, Leadership Skills

Sep 19 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Entrepreneurship, Leadership Skills
Twenty-five College of Business students comprising the third and largest cohort of Clifton Builders began their journey in the program this fall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The unique program of the Clifton Strengths Institute provides the opportunity for students to study and network with other entrepreneurial-minded individuals focused on changing the world in careers.

Nonprofits Invited to Apply for Strive to Thrive Lincoln Grants

Sep 17 2018 11:30 AM | » Full Article Nonprofits Invited to Apply for Strive to Thrive Lincoln Grants
A management class at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business is accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations to award up to $10,000. Students in the course call the hands-on experience with philanthropy Strive to Thrive Lincoln, and this semester they selected to focus on nonprofits which support disadvantaged families to attain sustainable, positive change.

Eight New Faculty Join Nebraska Business

Sep 14 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article Eight New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
With expertise ranging from audit regulations to asset pricing, eight new faculty members joined the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. Their combined years of teaching, research and industry experience help meet the needs of students due to years of enrollment growth, and also fulfill the college’s pursuit to create high impact research that informs important business questions of the day.

Nebraska Business Celebrates Community, New Mission for B-Week

Sep 12 2018 7:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Celebrates Community, New Mission for B-Week
As one of the long-standing traditions, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business celebrates Business Week (B-Week) September 17-20. The Nebraska Business Student Advisory Board coordinates the week, originating in 1921 as BizAd Day, bringing the Nebraska Business community together through various activities and events. Sponsored by Union Pacific and the College of Business, the events are open to business students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Pogue Dedicated Life to Maximizing Student Strengths

Sep 11 2018 3:45 PM | » Full Article Pogue Dedicated Life to Maximizing Student Strengths
James “Mark” Pogue, executive director of the Clifton Strengths Institute and associate professor of practice in management, died Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at the age of 57. Pogue spearheaded the integration of strengths-based sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, providing a guiding vision devoted to maximizing talent in every business student.

U.S. News & World Report   Rankings Affirm Nebraska Business as Top School

Sep 10 2018 7:00 AM | » Full Article <em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em>   Rankings Affirm Nebraska Business as Top School
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business continued its ascent among business schools nationwide with a No. 44 placement in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings for undergraduate business programs. The ranking lifted Nebraska Business one place during the past year, solidifying a strong reputation of the college which has now placed in the top 50 three years running. Among public institutions the college ranked No. 26.

Achievements for September 7, 2018

Sep 7 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for September 7, 2018
College of Business faculty and students recognized for recent achievements include Deb Cosgrove, Zach Holm and John Lang.

Nebraska Business to Celebrate Alumni at Homecoming Tailgate

Sep 6 2018 10:30 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business to Celebrate Alumni at Homecoming Tailgate
The College of Business celebrates the first anniversary of Howard L. Hawks Hall at the annual Nebraska Business Alumni Tailgate on Saturday, September 29, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Alumni can reconnect with faculty and staff at the event while enjoying food and beverages before the homecoming football game against Purdue. Attendance at the tailgate requires $10 pre-registration at: https://business.unl.edu/alumnitailgate.

School of Accountancy Hosts Professional Development Days

Sep 5 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article School of Accountancy Hosts Professional Development Days
Students from the College of Business gained valuable insight into the world of accounting at Professional Development Days. Hosted at Howard L. Hawks Hall, the two-day event gave students the opportunity to listen to professionals from various sectors within the accounting field. The topics of discussion included long-term advantages of certain professional designations, obtaining a master’s degree, accounting internship experiences and more. 

Nebraska Business Alumni to Join Nebraska Football Hall of Fame

Aug 31 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Alumni to Join Nebraska Football Hall of Fame
Two College of Business alumni became part of Nebraska history after their induction into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame. As two of the six members in the class, Bob Sledge ’88, and Kyle Larson ’04 can add the esteemed accomplishment to their long lists of achievements. 

GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered October 27

Aug 29 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered October 27
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will offer a GMAT Strategy Workshop on Saturday, October 27, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Led by Stephanie Espy, founder and president of Atlanta-based MathSP Strategies and Problem-Solving, the workshop prepares prospective graduate students for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). The GMAT measures verbal, mathematical and analytical writing skills for graduate admission and Espy explains learning strategies and approaches to provide a competitive edge.

Fifth MAIAA Cohort Starts at College of Business

Aug 27 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Fifth MAIAA Cohort Starts at College of Business
The fifth cohort of the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business arrived this fall. Three females and seven males –including five former collegiate student athletes from sports such as softball, basketball, golf and soccer – comprise the cohort who started classes August 20.

Achievements for August 24, 2018

Aug 24 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for August 24, 2018
College of Business faculty and students recognized for recent achievements include students selected as peer career coaches, Dr. Yijia Lin, Rob Simon and Dr. Eric Thompson.

Rock Bands Tour Nebraska and Teach Students Lessons in Personal Finance

Aug 23 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Rock Bands Tour Nebraska and Teach Students Lessons in Personal Finance
Weaving a high-energy, live rock performance with testimony of the artists’ life lessons on finance, two bands, GOODING and Carter Hulsey with the band Me Like Bees, visit Nebraska August 27-31 to share with students how financial literacy and being purposeful enable them to make dreams realities. The Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) coordinates and secures sponsors for the bands to visit eight Nebraska schools.

Nebraska Indicator: Slower Economic Growth in Early 2019

Aug 22 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: Slower Economic Growth in Early 2019
Economic growth will slow in Nebraska in late 2018 and early 2019, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

College of Business Offers Professional Development Through Power Lunches

Aug 21 2018 3:30 PM | » Full Article College of Business Offers Professional Development Through Power Lunches
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Executive Education program hosts four power lunches beginning in September, 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.

Reagan Scott Blog: Nebraska at Oxford

Aug 19 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Reagan Scott Blog: Nebraska at Oxford
Reagan Scott, a junior management major from Lincoln, Nebraska, will study abroad with the Nebraska at Oxford program from July 15 to August 11. The most popular study abroad program offered by the university, Nebraska at Oxford celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer. In her four-weeks in England, she will take two courses concerning the British political and international economic policy. Scott chose to study abroad at Oxford because she has always had an affinity for British culture and wanted to have the experience of studying at the world’s oldest English-speaking university. She said, “I am really looking forward to immersing myself into everyday life at Oxford. It’s crazy to think I will actually be living in another country for four weeks and I can’t wait to see what’s in store for me there!” She also plans on exploring Galway, Ireland, and London after her program concludes.

Achievements for August 10, 2018

Aug 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Jennifer Davidson, Dr. Ann Mari May, Dr. Mary McGarvey and Dr. Julie Wu.

Prince Builds Lending Career Via Language of Business

Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Prince Builds Lending Career Via Language of Business
As a first generation college student, Jerome Prince ’00, chose to attend the University of Nebraska–Lincoln without fully knowing what it would take to earn a degree. An even bigger issue loomed for Prince in discovering which degree track to follow. He began student life as a computer science major but his story soon changed.

Luthans Ranks in Top One Percent in the World for Research Citations

Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Luthans Ranks in Top One Percent in the World for Research Citations
Last year, Web of Science, an online scientific citation indexing service, named Dr. Fred Luthans, University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Management, to the “Top 1% Citations” list of researchers around the world in all fields. Now, in an article in Scientometrics, a peer-reviewed academic journal, a new study of citations over the past 10 years in all fields of Business and Economics (B&E), again shows Luthans recognized for placing in the top one percent of all B&E professors in the world.

Students Dream Big, Learn About Business

Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Students Dream Big, Learn About Business
After a week of preparation, building leadership and networking skills at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 39 rising high school seniors culminated their DREAMBIG Academy experience by pitching their innovative ideas in a “Shark Tank”-style format. Students thrived in the competition and at the academy through collaboration and community.

Nebraska Business Promotes Four Faculty

Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Promotes Four Faculty
Four Nebraska Business faculty members earned promotions on September 1 based on their achievements in research, teaching and service. They included Dr. Elina Ibrayeva promoted to associate professor of practice in management, Dr. Sam Nelson to associate professor of practice in management, Dr. Eric Thompson to professor of economics and Dr. Jifeng Yu, who was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of management.

Pogrebitskiy First Husker to Receive CAS Trust Scholarship

Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Pogrebitskiy First Husker to Receive CAS Trust Scholarship
Standing out from a highly competitive applicant pool, Ann Pogrebitskiy earned the top 2018 Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Trust Scholarship, making her the first University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business student to earn the prestigious scholarship. The scholarship adds to a growing list of accomplishments for the junior actuarial science major from Denver.

Three MAIAA Students Attend NCAA Regional Rules Seminar

Aug 2 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Three MAIAA Students Attend NCAA Regional Rules Seminar
At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the College of Business master of arts in intercollegiate athletes administration (MAIAA) students expanded their professional development and networking experiences this June. Representing the program, Candice Dominguez, James Frey and Grayson Wagner attended the 2018 Regional Rules Seminar in Atlanta, benefiting athletic administrators, coaches and other collegiate athletics employees looking to gain a better understanding of industry rules and regulations.

Former Dean Goebel Dies, Revered for Service to Nebraska

Jul 30 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article Former Dean Goebel Dies, Revered for Service to Nebraska
John “Jack” W. Goebel, 87, a 43-year University of Nebraska–Lincoln professor and administrator, died July 16. Goebel was born Aug. 28, 1930, in Bloomfield, Nebraska. He grew up in communities around the United States, including Poughkeepsie, New York; Hartford, Connecticut; Washington, D.C.; Kerrville, Texas; and Sioux City, Iowa. He served in the Army at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas.

Nebraska Indicator: Slow Economic Growth at the End of 2018

Jul 25 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: Slow Economic Growth at the End of 2018
Economic growth will slow significantly in Nebraska during the 4th quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Auditing Internships Offer Something New Each Day

Jul 19 2018 2:30 PM | » Full Article Auditing Internships Offer Something New Each Day
Internships provide students with the practical experience needed to take the leap from college to career. Jackson Setter, a senior accounting major from Paola, Kansas, demonstrated the full extent of what internships offer when he journeyed to Minneapolis this semester during the height of audit season at EY (Ernst & Young).

DJ Bergo Global Immersion Spain Blog

Jul 18 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article DJ Bergo Global Immersion Spain Blog
DJ Bergo, a freshman international business major from Lincoln, Nebraska, will study abroad in Barcelona, Spain, through a UNL faculty-led program at the Institute for American Universities (IAU College) from June 1 to July 15. Bergo is excited to immerse himself in the culture of Barcelona while observing their amazing architecture and sampling their cuisine. He said, “I’m really looking forward to spending time living in a foreign country, seeing new things and meeting new people.” He also plans on taking several independent weekend travels to nearby European countries while abroad this summer.

Nebraska Council on Economic Education Hosts Personal Finance Institute

Jul 17 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Council on Economic Education Hosts Personal Finance Institute
The Nebraska Personal Finance Institute was held at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus at the College of Business, July 10-12. Open to any Nebraska educator who intends to implement personal finance topics into their curriculum, the institute better prepares educators who teach personal finance. Participants can earn college graduate credit.
 

Bortner Continues Journey at Fourth School in Six Years

Jul 16 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Bortner Continues Journey at Fourth School in Six Years
Growing up in Palmyra, Pennsylvania, a town just three miles east of the Hershey chocolate factory, Sullivan Bortner developed a passion for sports, especially for the game of baseball. He played on travel teams, fall league teams and his high school team until it was time to make a decision on where to go to college.

Achievements for July 13, 2018

Jul 13 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Achievements for July 13, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Joel Beckwith, Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, Dr. Alok Kumar, Kee En (Jony) Lim, Micah Lindblad, Dr. Amit Saini and Dr. Eric Thompson.

Keeleigh Thayn Global Immersion Blog From France

Jul 12 2018 7:00 PM | » Full Article Keeleigh Thayn Global Immersion Blog From France
Keeleigh Thayn, a sophomore international business major from Lincoln, Nebraska, will study abroad in France from May 19 to July 15. Thayn chose to apply to the Aix-en-Provence program in southern France because she studied French for eight years and significantly increased her capabilities with the language in the past two years. She also plans to spend four days in Dublin, Ireland, before her program starts. She said, “I am ecstatic to see how learning in a new culture influences business interactions.”

Back To School Bash Welcomes New Year With Taste of Nebraska

Jul 12 2018 3:30 PM | » Full Article Back To School Bash Welcomes New Year With Taste of Nebraska
The first anniversary of Howard L. Hawks Hall and the start of the 2018-19 academic year kick off with the sixth annual Back to School Bash, Friday, August 17, 2-4 p.m. New and returning students, parents, alumni, business partners, faculty and staff are invited to the Henrickson Family Atrium for live music, games, food and giveaways at the event sponsored by Sandhills Publishing. RSVP at https://business.unl.edu/bash.

Zeller Puts Nebraska Stamp on Global Economy

Jul 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Zeller Puts Nebraska Stamp on Global Economy
Kirk Zeller ’93, grew up on a family farm in Ravenna, Nebraska, during the height of the farm crisis in the ’80s. During long summer days, he would work in the fields listening to the radio about how Japan was taking over the world economically by selling products in the U.S. The stories seemed to encompass something wrong in the world, but they also captured his imagination with visions of a foreign land.

Chen Produces Leading Research on Airline Industry Practices

Jul 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Although being stuck at an airport often produces anxiety and impatience in most people, it also helped kick start the early research career of Dr. Heng Chen, assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics. Chen, who came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business with the launch of the Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics at the start of the 2016-17 school year, quickly found his niche in the area of data analytics to improve service and reduce costs in the airline industry.

Senior Gymnast Megan Schweihofer Succeeds On and Off the Mat

Jul 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Senior Gymnast Megan Schweihofer Succeeds On and Off the Mat
A three-year standout for the Nebraska Women’s Gymnastics team, Megan Schweihofer enters her senior year with the accolades that student-athletes only dream of achieving when they step on campus. As a freshman, she helped get the Huskers to the NCAA Tournament as a two-event specialist in the vault and balance beam. Schweihofer, an accounting major from China, Michigan, spent her sophomore and junior seasons as an all-around performer, earning Second Team All-Big Ten honors as a sophomore and becoming the Big Ten All-Around champion as a junior. 

High School Students Build T-Shirt Business, Break Sales Record

Jul 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article High School Students Build T-Shirt Business, Break Sales Record
Twenty-two teen entrepreneurs participating in Nebraska’s Future Builders Challenge completed an intensive, month-long internship with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Clifton Strengths Institute to gain the skills fundamental to becoming their own future business owners and industry leaders.  They launched their Lincoln Builders T-shirt business on June 27 and after one week of sales, they sold nearly $8,150 in shirts, shattering sales of previous Future Builders cohorts in Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Omaha, Nebraska.

Business Career Center Associate Director Timm Receives Top Award

Jul 2 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article Business Career Center Associate Director Timm Receives Top Award
Dr. Chris Timm, associate director of employer experience and outreach in the Business Career Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, received the highest honor awarded to career services professionals at Big Ten schools: the David S. Bechtel Award for Outstanding Career Services Professional. After a unanimous vote by the awards committee, Timm was honored at the HireBig10+ Consortium annual conference June 12, in Allerton, Wisconsin.

Future Builders Set to Launch T-shirt Business June 27

Jun 25 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article Future Builders Set to Launch T-shirt Business June 27
Starting their business from the ground up, 22 entrepreneurial students from high schools in Lincoln will showcase their work at The Future Builders Business Launch Event on Wednesday, June 27, 5-7 p.m. Hosted at Howard L. Hawks Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the event will showcase the student’s business and include a runway show of T-shirt designs that signify the positive local impact they aspire to have in Nebraska. The launch event is open to the public with no registration required.
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