First Seacrest Teaching Fellows Named

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

Students Learn to Lead and Connect Remote Teams

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

Martin Inspires Through Passion for People

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

Kathy's Point: January 2019

Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Happy New Year! I am proud of all we accomplished in 2018 and even more excited for what is in store for our college this year. In 2019, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of our university. I hope you will join us in celebrating the historic past of your university, especially during the inaugural Charter Week activities. The new tradition brings a lineup of special events and tributes during the week of February 11-15. Thinking about our university’s mission of public education and service, you and your support play such an important role in our efforts to transform into a premier business college.

Reimers Embodies What it Means to Be a Husker

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

Nebraska Business Community Looks to the Future

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

Mark Pogue Dedicated Life to Maximizing Student Strengths

Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Mark 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.

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.

Kathy's Point: October 2018

Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Recently while walking to the Lied Center for Performing Arts to pick up my 25 years of service crystal vase, I fondly recalled my first fall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus. Though looking forward to teaching finance, it was definitely a transition moving to Nebraska from Georgia, meeting new colleagues, learning how the university worked and of course, figuring out where to park, especially during inclement weather. However, I will continue to say that it was one of the best decisions I have ever made.

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.

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.