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Forty-five Students Chosen for Nebraska Business Honors Academy
Jun 12 2019 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Forty-five Students Chosen for Nebraska Business Honors Academy
Forty-five recent high school graduates have been selected to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. This will be the seventh group to join the academy since its founding in 2013.
Schirmer Finds the One at Nebraska
Jun 11 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Schirmer Finds the One at Nebraska
Coming into the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Grant Schirmer, ’19, searched for a meaningful career to utilize his mathematical abilities. Pursuit of a worthwhile major in a dynamic environment landed him at the College of Business where he uncovered his career destination through the help of a close friend.
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.
Global Immersion: Joshua DeMers Abroad in Germany
Jun 14 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Global Immersion: Joshua DeMers Abroad in Germany
Joshua DeMers, a junior management major from Hordville, Nebraska, will study abroad in Germany from May 17 to June 16. He will be taking part in the Supply Chain Systems of Management global immersion program in Heilbronn, Germany. DeMers has an abundance of family history in Germany and always wanted to get the chance to immerse himself in the German culture. He said, “I am most looking forward to the site visits with the various different companies that we are scheduled to meet with.” After his program ends in June, he plans on backpacking around Europe until August 11.
Honors Academy Selects 43 Students as Class of 2022
May 31 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Honors Academy Selects 43 Students as Class of 2022
Forty-three incoming first-year students have been selected to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. This group will be the sixth cohort to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy after its founding year in 2013.
Second Honors Academy Cohort Poised to Excel After Graduation
May 29 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Second Honors Academy Cohort Poised to Excel After Graduation
With heads held high, the 2018 Nebraska Business Honors Academy cohort celebrated their graduation together at the Wick Alumni Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln earlier this May. This cohort was the second to graduate from the academy. The event brought the students and their families to celebrate their achievements over their college careers, and ended with a presentation of regalia. 
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
May 7 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
More than 600 College of Business students received degrees May 4-5 as the college completed its first academic year in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall. Part of a record-breaking class of over 3,200 undergraduates, the students received degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Civitas Consulting Students Aid Nonprofit Startups
Apr 27 2018 8:30 AM | » Full Article
Civitas Consulting Students Aid Nonprofit Startups
College of Business students unite within the Civitas Consulting student organization at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to help local nonprofits work out complex business problems they might not otherwise be able to solve. A recent example includes assisting Heart in Hands Development Center in preparing to open a special needs day care in Lincoln this summer.
Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science
Apr 16 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science
Just like chili and cinnamon rolls, some of the best partnerships are unexpected combinations. Three students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business presented at the 2018 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance (DAAA) Conference. Utilizing their business insight, they discussed an uncommon topic for business majors – nuclear deterrence. The conference was hosted by the university's Department of Political Science and the College of Law Space, Cyber and Telecommunication Law Program, March 15-16.
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Feb 6 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Students found success during their first semester in Howard L. Hawks Hall. More than 1,000 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. The 929 undergraduate students who earned this recognition upheld a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. The College of Business also honored 237 undergraduate students for attaining a 4.0 GPA.
Honors Academy Helps Rahman Find Right Major in Accounting
Jan 24 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Honors Academy Helps Rahman Find Right Major in Accounting
Though honors students often fall into the category of high achievers, Shoilee Rahman’s ability to tenaciously work through challenges clenched her spot in the Nebraska Business Honors Academy. A sophomore accounting major from Chadron, Nebraska, she honed those skills to succeed at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Dec 1 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Kathy Farrell, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, has been named permanent dean of the College of Business pending approval by the Board of Regents, on Dec. 1. Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the appointment.
Programming Growth Underscores Honors Academy Five-Year Anniversary
Nov 27 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article
Programming Growth Underscores Honors Academy Five-Year Anniversary
The Nebraska Business Honors Academy celebrated its fifth anniversary with an open house and reception on November 17. Students, faculty, staff and alumni came together to commemorate the moment together. Founded in 2012, the academy transforms high-ability students with leadership potential into the next generation of business leaders.
Enrollment of First-Time Business Freshmen Climbs Again
Sep 8 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Enrollment of First-Time Business Freshmen Climbs Again
Enrollment at the new College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln climbed to 4,462 students this fall. A 14.8 percent increase in first-time freshmen students – with 839 joining the college as of September – spurred the growth. In five years, first-time freshmen have increased by 29.5 percent.
Howard L. Hawks Hall Opens for Business at Nebraska
Aug 18 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article
Howard L. Hawks Hall Opens for Business at Nebraska
With the snip of a ribbon, dignitaries from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed in a new era at the College of Business with the grand opening of the new Howard L. Hawks Hall building. More than 800 people attended the historic ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 18, 2017, which speakers proclaimed as a game-changing moment for future students of both the University and College.
Honors Students Tour Businesses in Minneapolis
Jun 8 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article
Honors Students Tour Businesses in Minneapolis
Five students from the College of Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Minneapolis in April to gain business insight during three industry visits. The two-day trip allowed students to interact with professionals from Target, Valspar and Land O’ Lakes while learning about the business environment in the city.
Honors Academy Selects 42 Students as Class of 2021
May 18 2017 4:30 PM | » Full Article
Honors Academy Selects 42 Students as Class of 2021
The College of Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln selected 42 incoming first-year students to join the academy this fall. This group will be the fifth cohort of the Nebraska Business Honors Academy since its founding in 2013.
Honors Academy Students Encourage Reading at Malone Center
May 10 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article
Honors Academy Students Encourage Reading at Malone Center
Honors Academy students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business initiated a new project to give back to the Lincoln community and encourage reading habits of young children. Working with the Malone Community Center, which provides educational, cultural and advocacy programs for all people with a mission of strengthening the local African American community, the academy students provided 88 books for 44 children.
Honors Academy Celebration Highlights Graduation Activities
May 8 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article
Honors Academy Celebration Highlights Graduation Activities
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln granted more than 525 undergraduate and graduate business degrees during commencement exercises May 5-6. The college celebrated the graduation of the inaugural cohort of the College of Business Honors Academy with a special graduation event on May 5. The event concluded several prominent graduation activities for the College of Business including the MBA Graduation Luncheon, the School of Accountancy Graduation Celebration and the Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye, which took place at the Railyard in Lincoln’s Haymarket District.
Honors Senior a ‘Triple Threat’ Entering Career
May 4 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Honors Senior a ‘Triple Threat’ Entering Career
Senior Adam Froendt, an economics, finance and management major from Omaha, Nebraska, believes maximizing his experience at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will lead to future success. A member of the College of Business Honors Academy, he completed three internships to complement his coursework.
Target Case Competition Inspires Ingenuity
May 1 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article
Target Case Competition Inspires Ingenuity
University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students competing in the Target Case Competition in April experienced first-hand the art of digital marketing related to the customer shopping experience in Target stores. Eight student teams pitched their business solutions to Target managers while competing for $2,000 in cash prizes.
Union Pacific Executives Lead Case Competition
Apr 17 2017 9:30 AM | » Full Article
Union Pacific Executives Lead Case Competition
Student teams at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration competed in the 2017 Union Pacific (UP) case competition, delivering presentations to UP executives to make recommendations on investing in the emerging sage grass market. Teams received the case summary at 8:30 a.m. and had until noon to consult with UP managers, build a business plan and create a power point presentation. During the afternoon the four teams presented their plans for a half-hour each to the executives.
College of Business Says Goodbye to ‘Administration’
Apr 14 2017 7:00 AM | » Full Article
College of Business Says Goodbye to ‘Administration’
After 98 years, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration is dropping the administration.

Not its internal administration, of course – the word at the end of the college’s name. The Board of Regents approved changing the name to the College of Business on March 31.
 
Honors Academy Students Compete at Leadership Challenge Event
Apr 13 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Honors Academy Students Compete at Leadership Challenge Event
Ten students from the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln improved their group communication and problem solving skills at the Leadership Challenge Event at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, March 2-3. The competition featured a live simulation where teams assumed roles within a fictional city, made decisions together and handled adverse situations throughout the day.
Actuarial Society Presidents Give Joint Presentation to Students
Mar 8 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Actuarial Society Presidents Give Joint Presentation to Students
Actuarial science students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln received a rare opportunity to hear from the presidents of both the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) at a special event at the Nebraska Union. SOA President Jeremy Brown and CAS President Nancy Braithwaite, both of New York City, spoke to two groups of actuarial science students and stressed the importance of life-long learning in order to be successful in the field.
Students Challenged to Revitalize Ogallala
Feb 27 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Students Challenged to Revitalize Ogallala
Students from the College of Business Administration Honors Academy and the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln received a hands-on assignment to improve the Ogallala, Nebraska, community. The project focused on four areas: attracting new businesses to the downtown and surrounding area; revitalizing the downtown area; drawing new, young families and professionals to the community; and stimulating population growth.
Parents Association Recognizes 19 CBA Faculty, Staff
Feb 13 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Parents Association Recognizes 19 CBA Faculty, Staff
The UNL Parents Association and UNL Teaching Council honored 19 College of Business Administration faculty and staff members during their annual recognition ceremony on February 3. Providing positive feedback to faculty and staff about the work they do with students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the award provides recognition in areas often overlooked in the formal rewards system.
Four Students Attend U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference
Feb 8 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Four Students Attend U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration selected four students to strengthen their leadership skills at the U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference January 22-25 in Annapolis, Maryland. With the theme ‘Forging Team Spirit: Sharing the Vision,’ the conference brought together the best minds in the practice and study of leadership, where military and civilian students exchanged ideas and experiences.
Opportunities Abound for Demers
Feb 1 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Opportunities Abound for Demers
When Amy Demers walked into the School of Accountancy, she immediately began experiencing what she came to value most – opportunities to flourish. Now a senior, the accounting major from Blair, Nebraska, believes those opportunities provide her with the best chance to succeed.
Williams Prepares to Lead in Forensic Accounting
Jan 30 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article
Williams Prepares to Lead in Forensic Accounting
Students often decide to pursue an accounting major because they want to learn the language of business or develop in-demand skills. For junior accounting major Gabby Williams, accounting provided an opportunity to combine her passion for leadership with her problem-solving skills.
CBA Honors Academy Opens World of Opportunities to Van Hoosen
Aug 9 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
CBA Honors Academy Opens World of Opportunities to Van Hoosen
Courtney Van Hoosen
Courtney Van Hoosen jokes about being the type of person who has to be busy or she gets sick. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior from Omaha, Nebraska, is a double major in international business and French and has minors in economics and Japanese. She plays club volleyball, is an intern at Sandhills Publishing and interned this summer in Europe. This spring she formed a new student organization in the College of Business Administration called the Husker International Business Club. She has done it all while also participating in the CBA Honors Academy, and serving as secretary and treasurer for its student council.
 
Honors Academy, CBA Community Set Hadden for Success
Jul 22 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Honors Academy, CBA Community Set Hadden for Success
Michael Hadden wanted to attend a college with a strong sense of community. He found that and more at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration.
 
“I was stuck between choosing engineering or business as a major. The deciding factor was the CBA Honors Academy,” Hadden said. “Seeing the many opportunities that would help me differentiate myself was very exciting to me and the reason I chose UNL CBA.”
 
Start Your Story: Phoebe Lockhart
Jul 12 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Start Your Story: Phoebe Lockhart
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Phoebe Lockhart, a junior economics major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, was selected to participate in the 2016 Mount Vernon Leadership Fellowship program at the home of George Washington in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The Ogallala, Nebraska, native was one of 16 students from across the United States in the intensive leadership development program for nearly six-weeks this summer. The fellowship program is for incoming juniors who want to learn from George Washington’s leadership lessons,interact with leaders in the corporate, government and military sectors in the nation’s capital andmake a difference in the world.
High-Achieving Students Selected as CBA Honors Academy Class of 2020
Jun 1 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
High-Achieving Students Selected as CBA Honors Academy Class of 2020
Forty-three recent high school graduates have been selected to join the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. This group of incoming freshmen are high-achieving students with an average ACT score of more than 31 and who have demonstrated leadership potential through involvement in school and community activities. This will be the fourth cohort of the CBA Honors Academy since its inception in 2013.
 
CBA Honors Academy Students Win NCLC Case Competition
Feb 16 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article
CBA Honors Academy Students Win NCLC Case Competition
The College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln took two teams of students to compete in a case competition at the National Collegiate Leadership Conference at the University of Arizona in Tucson from February 12-14. DeAnna Masterson, a junior marketing and global studies major from Lincoln, and Magella Swanson, a junior international business major from Doniphan, Nebraska, won first place out of the 15 teams from universities across the nation.
 
CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Mar 5 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article
CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Construction of UNL's new College of Business Administration Building launched with a ceremonial turning of dirt on March 4.

An estimated 350 attended the groundbreaking ceremony, which was held inside the Kauffman Academic Residential Center and near the site of the new building at 14th and Vine streets.
39 High-Achieving Students Selected as CBA Honors Academy Class of 2018
Jul 7 2014 3:00 PM | » Full Article
39 High-Achieving Students Selected as CBA Honors Academy Class of 2018
Thirty-nine freshmen have been selected to be part of the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. After a successful inaugural year of the program, the CBA Honors Academy had a nearly 20 percent increase in applications this year from 18 states and two countries.
CBA Honors Academy Team Excels at Leadership Challenge
Apr 11 2014 2:30 PM | » Full Article
CBA Honors Academy Team Excels at Leadership Challenge
A team of University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Honors Academy students competed at the Leadership Challenge Event (LCE), at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., April 3-4. The CBA Honors Academy team won the McGivern, Inc. Award for Team Communication in the college division.  
Inaugural CBA Honors Academy Class Announced
Jul 2 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Inaugural CBA Honors Academy Class Announced
Forty-five incoming first-year students have accepted invitations to join the inaugural cohort of the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.