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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.
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.
Kathy's Point: February 2019
Feb 12 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
For 150 years, our university built a legacy of improving the quality of life for Nebraska and beyond. This year also marks a 100 years since the College of Business changed from a school of commerce into a college in 1919. Together, we will celebrate the historic past of our university during Charter Week, February 11-15, while also charting an energetic future for our land-grant institution.
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.
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.