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Seventh Cohort of Clifton Builders Program Named
Seventh Cohort of Clifton Builders Program Named
Sep 8 2022 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln selected 34 students for the seventh cohort of the Clifton Builders Program. Housed in the College of Business, the Clifton Builders program brings together students with high leadership and entrepreneurial potential and develops them to lead high-performance teams. » Full Article
Achievements for September 2022
Achievements for September 2022
Sep 2 2022 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members
Nebraska Business Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members
Sep 1 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business added seven new faculty members for the 2022-23 academic year. Since the opening of Howard L. Hawks Hall, faculty composition changed significantly with nearly 50 new faculty members joining the college to drive discovery, create opportunity and empower individuals to lead the future of business. » Full Article
Nebraska to Grant 119 Business Degrees, Aug. 13
Nebraska to Grant 119 Business Degrees, Aug. 13
Aug 12 2022 9:00 AM
More than 100 business students receive their degrees at a combined summer graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony at 9 a.m., Saturday, August 13 in Pinnacle Bank Arena. These graduates represent nine majors and three graduate programs within the college and hail from 23 states and five countries. » Full Article
Nearly 100 Huskers Go Abroad Through Business Programs
Nearly 100 Huskers Go Abroad Through Business Programs
Jul 21 2022 9:00 AM
After a two-year hiatus of in-person study abroad programs, 94 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to other countries this summer as part of College of Business global experience programs. They included two long-time signature programs in England and Italy, a younger partnership with internships in Spain, and a new opportunity in Rwanda. » Full Article
Obituary | Cary D. “Bud” Thorp Jr.
Obituary | Cary D. “Bud” Thorp Jr.
Jul 15 2022 11:00 AM
Cary Dean “Bud” Thorp Jr., 86, associate professor of management (emeritus), died July 11 surrounded by his family.

He was a member of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty for 33 years. He became a celebrated educator and respected scholar in human resource management. He earned the College of Business Distinguished Teaching Award in 1981. He taught generations of Huskers and served as an advisor for the student organization Society for Human Resource Management before retiring in 2003. Thorp was honored by the Lincoln Human Resource Management Association with their honorary life membership. » Full Article
Popular Power Lunches Return in Fall
Popular Power Lunches Return in Fall
Jul 12 2022 9:00 AM
Advance your skills through the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Power Lunch Series offered through the Center for Executive and Professional Development (CEPD). Led by Nebraska faculty and staff members, the three in-person lunches held at Howard L. Hawks Hall on the university's City Campus in Lincoln facilitate thoughtful discussion around today’s important topics and help build skills needed in the rapidly changing business world. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Honors Academy Announces Tenth Cohort
Nebraska Business Honors Academy Announces Tenth Cohort
Jun 23 2022 9:00 AM
Forty-three high-achieving, first-year students accepted invitations to join the Nebraska Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. Comprising the tenth cohort since the program started in 2013, the incoming students hail from six states through the United States and 13 towns across Nebraska. » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes 1,178 Business Huskers
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes 1,178 Business Huskers
Jun 22 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln named nearly 1,200 business students to the College of Business Dean’s List for the spring 2022 semester. » Full Article
Students Assist With Making Health Care More Accessible to Nebraskans
Students Assist With Making Health Care More Accessible to Nebraskans
Jun 16 2022 9:00 AM
Business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln partnered with Nebraska Appleseed to increase health care accessibility for Nebraskans through their Health Care Access Program. Through a hands-on project for the Business Policies and Strategies (MNGT 475H) course, students gained meaningful experience helping the local nonprofit increase statewide efforts. » Full Article
Seniors Earn First Place Worldwide Ranking in Simulation
Seniors Earn First Place Worldwide Ranking in Simulation
Jun 6 2022 9:00 AM
Four University of Nebraska–Lincoln student teams earned a No. 1 ranking out of nearly 6,000 teams worldwide while managing a publicly traded footwear company in the Business Strategy Game (BSG) this spring. More than 267 universities used the interactive computer simulation including seniors in some sections of the College of Business capstone course called Business Strategy (MNGT 475). » Full Article
Achievements for June 2022
Achievements for June 2022
Jun 3 2022 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Business Students Set to Graduate May 13-14
Business Students Set to Graduate May 13-14
May 13 2022 9:00 AM
As 664 business students celebrate receiving their degree this May, commencement weekend at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will commemorate more than just a diploma. For seniors like Carolina Frias, graduation cements her legacy as a Husker. » Full Article
Achievements for May 2022
Achievements for May 2022
May 6 2022 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Eighteen Business Faculty Earn Promotions
Eighteen Business Faculty Earn Promotions
May 3 2022 9:00 AM
Eighteen faculty members at the College of Business earned promotions for the 2022-23 academic year. These promotions for University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty go into effect August 1. » Full Article
Bartels Presents on Harnessing the Power of Emotions
Bartels Presents on Harnessing the Power of Emotions
Apr 13 2022 9:00 AM
As soon as a leader walks through the doors of the office, the tone for the whole day and team can be set based on which emotions the manager displays. Amy Bartels, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, recently presented on research about why this might happen and how leaders can harness the power of their emotions at the 2022 Women Lead conference hosted by the College of Business and College of Law. » Full Article
Achievements for April 2022
Achievements for April 2022
Apr 8 2022 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Going Up? Slight Difference in Evaluation Systems Could Sway Promotions
Going Up? Slight Difference in Evaluation Systems Could Sway Promotions
Mar 23 2022 9:00 AM
Managing a team means evaluating the performance of its members. Evaluation becomes even more critical when a promotion is on the line — especially when deciding between a higher-performing member and a lower-performing one who may nevertheless be better suited for the promotion. » Full Article
Thomsen, Franchise Owners Reinvigorate Nebraska Franchise Club
Thomsen, Franchise Owners Reinvigorate Nebraska Franchise Club
Mar 10 2022 9:00 AM
Before founding the global home health care franchise Home Instead, Paul Hogan, ’85, first started a franchise club at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln after a franchising course inspired him. Dr. Lindsay Thomsen, assistant professor of practice in management and director of business development for the Center for Entrepreneurship, joined the College of Business this spring to relaunch Nebraska Franchise Club and teach a fall franchising course with help from Hogan and other successful franchise owners. » Full Article
Achievements for March 2022
Achievements for March 2022
Mar 4 2022 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month’s achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
More Than 1,300 Business Huskers Earn Fall Dean’s List Recognition
More Than 1,300 Business Huskers Earn Fall Dean’s List Recognition
Feb 7 2022 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized more than 1,300 Nebraska Business students named to the College of Business Dean’s list for the fall 2021 semester. » Full Article
Achievements for February 2022
Achievements for February 2022
Feb 4 2022 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Arias Wins History Channel’s “Forged in Fire” Twice
Arias Wins History Channel’s “Forged in Fire” Twice
Jan 27 2022 9:00 AM
Junior management major and entrepreneur Colton Arias recently won the “Forged in Fire” History Channel blacksmithing competition a second time at age 20, its youngest two-time winner. As a busy startup owner attending the College of Business, he enjoys building on the interest he first discovered as a child. » Full Article
Achievements for January 2022
Achievements for January 2022
Jan 14 2022 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Five New Faculty Bring Vast Expertise to Nebraska Business
Five New Faculty Bring Vast Expertise to Nebraska Business
Jan 11 2022 9:00 AM
Five new faculty joined the College of Business this academic year, including the first faculty member to hold the recently established Cynthia Hardin Milligan Chair of Business. The new hires provide expertise in economics, entrepreneurship, marketing, sales and supply chain management. » Full Article
Graduates Prepare to Take the Stage at Commencement
Graduates Prepare to Take the Stage at Commencement
Dec 17 2021 9:00 AM
For students like Delaney Stienblock, a senior finance major, graduation goes beyond a cap and gown. As she crosses the stage at Pinnacle Bank Arena this December, alongside more than 300 other Nebraska Business students, Stienblock knows she made her time at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln matter. » Full Article
Achievements for December 2021
Achievements for December 2021
Dec 10 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Achievements for November 2021
Achievements for November 2021
Nov 5 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Management Professor Emeritus Receives Doc Elliott Award
Management Professor Emeritus Receives Doc Elliott Award
Oct 19 2021 9:00 AM
Dr. Fred Luthans, George Holmes Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Management, recently received the prestigious Doc Elliott Award from the Nebraska Alumni Association on Sept. 23. Named to the top 1% of citations for researchers of all fields in the world and ranked first in organizational behavior textbooks, Luthans' Google Scholar citations exceed 104,000 his H=114 (114 publications with 114 or more citations). » Full Article
Achievements for October 2021
Achievements for October 2021
Oct 1 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez Builds Future Through Entrepreneurship
Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez Builds Future Through Entrepreneurship
Sep 28 2021 9:00 AM
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Nebraska Today talked to Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez, a junior management major from Grand Island, Nebraska. After helping his family work hard to overcome struggles, he started his own business that celebrates the hustle. » Full Article
Achievements for September 2021
Achievements for September 2021
Sep 3 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Students Explore Entrepreneurship in Rwanda and U.S.
Students Explore Entrepreneurship in Rwanda and U.S.
Aug 31 2021 9:00 AM
Huskers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln explored Rwanda and global entrepreneurship from the comfort of their own homes thanks to a virtual global experience program coordinated by the College of Business. » Full Article
Nearly 120 Virtual Graduates Return to Cross Stage at Commencement
Nearly 120 Virtual Graduates Return to Cross Stage at Commencement
Aug 13 2021 9:00 AM
Huskers who graduated virtually from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln during the COVID-19 pandemic were invited back to Lincoln this summer to cross the Pinnacle Bank Arena stage with August graduates. The in-person commencement events for business graduates include a doctoral and master’s ceremony held August 13 at 3 p.m. and an undergraduate ceremony on August 14 at 7:30 a.m. » Full Article
Power of Community Puts Newburn on Path for Success
Power of Community Puts Newburn on Path for Success
Aug 10 2021 9:00 AM
A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, Caleb Newburn grew even more fond of his capitol city when studying management at the College of Business. As he prepares to graduate from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln on Saturday, he is especially appreciative for the supportive network he found within his college and hometown. » Full Article
Achievements for August 2021
Achievements for August 2021
Aug 6 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Achievements for June 2021
Achievements for June 2021
Jun 4 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Achievements for May 2021
Achievements for May 2021
May 14 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Nebraska Students Celebrate at In-Person Commencement
Nebraska Students Celebrate at In-Person Commencement
May 7 2021 9:00 AM
With the last 16 months redefining the phrase Husker Power, more than 3,500 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students prepare to graduate during the first in-person commencement since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the College of Business doctoral and master’s ceremony is planned at Pinnacle Bank Arena, May 7 at 4 p.m., the business undergraduates celebrate for the first time at Memorial Stadium on Tom Osborne Field, May 8 at 10 a.m., weather permitting. » Full Article
Hanna Earns Third Degree from Nebraska Business
Hanna Earns Third Degree from Nebraska Business
Apr 29 2021 9:00 AM
Commonly seen adorning a Dave Matthews Band hat on top of his long grey hair, Andrew Hanna, ’09 & ’16, never pretended to be anything other than himself while attending the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Whether doing research, teaching or graduating with a Ph.D. in management, Hanna accomplishes it the only way he knows how – by just being Andrew. » Full Article
Business Students Award $10,000 in Nonprofit Grants
Business Students Award $10,000 in Nonprofit Grants
Apr 27 2021 9:00 AM
Students in the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) course at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business earn hands-on experience working in the philanthropy world. Known as Strive to Thrive Lincoln, the course celebrated its 10th iteration during an online ceremony where students awarded $10,000 in grants split between two nonprofits of their choice. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Retains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation
Nebraska Business Retains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation
Apr 7 2021 6:00 PM
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln earned reaccreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for an additional five-year period. One of the 17 AACSB charter members in 1916, Nebraska builds upon its more than 100-year history as a leading business school with this reaccreditation. Only 5% of all business schools globally receive the designation, a worldwide marker of quality in business education. » Full Article
Achievements for April 2021
Achievements for April 2021
Apr 2 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Achievements for March 2021
Achievements for March 2021
Mar 5 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Smith Examines How Abusive Bosses “Make Nice”
Smith Examines How Abusive Bosses “Make Nice”
Feb 16 2021 9:00 AM
It is not uncommon for supervisors to lose their cool with employees at some point. Sometimes it can escalate to become abusive. Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, studied how abusive bosses perceive and respond to their own abusive behaviors. » Full Article
Nearly 1,400 Business Huskers Named to Fall Dean's List
Nearly 1,400 Business Huskers Named to Fall Dean's List
Feb 10 2021 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students made it matter last fall semester as 1,385 of them earned placement on the Dean’s List. The honor comes in the midst of a global pandemic, which pushed business students to discover new ways to engage and learn. » Full Article
Achievements for February 2021
Achievements for February 2021
Feb 5 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Clegg Assists in Virus Research
Clegg Assists in Virus Research
Jan 21 2021 9:00 AM
As a junior Clifton Builders Management major with a pre-med focus, Ashley Clegg co-created her experience at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to best prepare for her future in medicine. However, a global pandemic not only impacted her educational experience, but also brought about an opportunity to advance science and co-author an article in a respected peer-review journal. » Full Article
Business Students Impact Community Through Course Project
Business Students Impact Community Through Course Project
Jan 14 2021 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln business students in the Clifton Builders Program aspire to change the world by building new businesses, teams and communities. Through hands-on consulting, the students gain real-world experience and provide impactful insight into employee work place engagement. » Full Article
McManus Blends Remote Teaching with Family Priorities
McManus Blends Remote Teaching with Family Priorities
Jan 12 2021 9:00 AM
Dr. Brandi McManus, assistant professor of practice in management, reimagined her career to blend a more satisfying professional life teaching online graduate courses while prioritizing family. When the pandemic hit, McManus’ decision paid off, as she seamlessly taught online MBA@Nebraska classes from her home office in Oklahoma. » Full Article
Achievements for January 2021
Achievements for January 2021
Jan 8 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Ethics Case Competition to Challenge Students
Ethics Case Competition to Challenge Students
Jan 6 2021 9:00 AM
Undergraduate and graduate students of any major can apply to compete in the college's inaugural State Farm Business with Integrity Case Competition. Encourage students to apply now as the application deadline is Monday, January 11. » Full Article
Warren Buffett Shares Excitement of Go Big Grad
Warren Buffett Shares Excitement of Go Big Grad
Dec 21 2020 1:00 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred 1,404 degrees to students during “Go Big Grad: A Graduation Celebration” at 9 a.m. Dec. 19. During the celebration, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln conferred 1,404 degrees to students and the Chancellor talked to Buffett in a pre-recorded phone conversation. » Full Article
Business Students Praised for Meeting Pandemic Challenge on Road to Graduation
Business Students Praised for Meeting Pandemic Challenge on Road to Graduation
Dec 18 2020 9:00 AM
Business students graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln demonstrated their resourcefulness this semester amid transforming learning environments during COVID-19. More than 270 students receiving business degrees now look to lead the future of business as they commence their new careers. » Full Article
Three-week Course Prepares Students for ‘The Future of Work’
Three-week Course Prepares Students for ‘The Future of Work’
Dec 16 2020 11:30 AM
As 2020 comes to a close, upcoming college graduates are set to enter a workforce unlike any other in history. There’s a chance that they’ll interview and train for their first full-time jobs entirely remotely. Down the road, forming relationships with coworkers and beginning leadership roles on a virtual basis can come with its own unique set of challenges. » Full Article
Achievements for December 2020
Achievements for December 2020
Dec 4 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Top Honors Presented to Nebraska Business Students
Top Honors Presented to Nebraska Business Students
Dec 3 2020 9:00 AM
Despite setbacks the COVID-19 pandemic placed upon the world of higher education, University of Nebraska–Lincoln students at the College of Business pushed ahead to achieve academic excellence. The college recognized 196 students for their academic performance during the 2019-20 school year who earned top honors and received the Clifford M. Hicks Scholar Award, LeRossignol Scholar Award and William Gold Scholar Award. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Grant Recipients Awarded $10,000
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Grant Recipients Awarded $10,000
Nov 17 2020 9:00 AM
The challenges of awarding monies to deserving nonprofits through the grant application process can be daunting under the best circumstances. When demands of COVID-19 forced the process online, business students in the Strive to Thrive Lincoln project grew their engagement and earned the accolades of recipients for how they handled efforts to award two $5,000 grants. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2020
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2020
Nov 15 2020 9:00 AM
This fall, Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) welcomes something different from its previous eight semesters -- a blended remote/in-person format that has not stopped the enthusiasm of students. Leading People and Projects students are challenged to understand philanthropy as individuals and as a group, coordinate efforts across seven department-like teams and navigate intragroup collaboration and organization. » Full Article
Achievements for November 2020
Achievements for November 2020
Nov 6 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Class Takes Philanthropy Online
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Class Takes Philanthropy Online
Oct 19 2020 9:00 AM
As part of the Leading People and Projects (MNGT 411) Strive to Thrive Lincoln class, students normally complete service projects at local nonprofits to learn about philanthropy and serve their community. When the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the world, Dr. Amber Messersmith, lecturer at the College of Business, ensured students would still partner with nonprofits doing impactful work by transitioning to a virtual setting. » Full Article
Faculty, Staff and Students Find Silver Linings During Pandemic
Faculty, Staff and Students Find Silver Linings During Pandemic
Oct 13 2020 9:00 AM
From learning to use Zoom to discovering new in-home workouts, the COVID-19 pandemic influenced the way people spend their time. As more than 4,000 students and 200 faculty and staff at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business worked and learned remotely this spring and summer and some courses continue to be taught or taken in different formats this fall, many decided to make their newfound free time during the pandemic matter. » Full Article
Clifton Builders Stretch and Grow Entrepreneurial Mindset
Clifton Builders Stretch and Grow Entrepreneurial Mindset
Oct 6 2020 9:00 AM
Thirty-five students start their journey this fall as the largest cohort yet of Clifton Builders at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The program continues to grow in its fifth year as a part of the Clifton Strengths Institute, enabling its students to learn from, study alongside and network with fellow entrepreneurial-minded individuals. » Full Article
Achievements for October 2020
Achievements for October 2020
Oct 2 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Ten New Faculty Strengthen Teaching and Research at Nebraska Business
Ten New Faculty Strengthen Teaching and Research at Nebraska Business
Sep 17 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business, announced 10 new faculty who will help advance the college’s mission-focused goals in the 2020-21 academic year. They drive discovery with impactful research, create opportunity through transformative teaching and build meaningful connections at Nebraska Business. » Full Article
Achievements for September 2020
Achievements for September 2020
Sep 4 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Course Offered for Those Called to Coach
Course Offered for Those Called to Coach
Sep 1 2020 9:00 AM
Although all College of Business students receive strength training to enlighten their careers and personal lives, some student strengths coaches delve further through an Advanced Strengths for Coaches and Managers (MNGT 398) course. These students learn how to make an immediate impact by coaching fellow students, co-workers and members of their community to help transform lives. » Full Article
128 Summer Business Graduates Prepared for Success
128 Summer Business Graduates Prepared for Success
Aug 14 2020 9:00 AM
Business students graduating this summer can participate in Go Big Grad: A Husker Graduation Celebration, happening online Aug. 15. The virtual program begins streaming at 9 a.m. at https://commencement.unl.edu and can also be seen on a live broadcast by NET. » Full Article
Achievements for August 2020
Achievements for August 2020
Aug 7 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Faust Focuses on Strengths to Give Back to Her Hometown
Faust Focuses on Strengths to Give Back to Her Hometown
Jul 22 2020 9:00 AM
When COVID-19 canceled Haley Faust’s summer internship, she returned to her hometown planning to spend the summer studying for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). However, she found a way to use her strengths and give back to her community by interning at the Columbus Area Future Fund in cooperation with the Columbus Area United Way. » Full Article
Achievements for July 2020
Achievements for July 2020
Jul 10 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Business Faculty Retire With Distinguished Careers
Business Faculty Retire With Distinguished Careers
Jun 22 2020 9:00 AM
Six prominent faculty members at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business are set to retire this spring and summer, closing this chapter of their academic careers. Whether researching the correlations in economics and the gender wage gap or mentoring entrepreneurial students to take their business to the next level, they each impacted the Nebraska Business community in Lincoln and around the world. » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Spring Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Jun 19 2020 5:00 AM
In recognition for their exceptional academic success in the spring 2020 semester, 1,512 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students achieved Dean’s List accolades. This collection of future leaders in business comprises the largest single-semester group of students commended by the college for this honor. They overcame an abrupt shift to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic to achieve their academic success. » Full Article
Research Shows Connection Between Consistency and Productivity
Research Shows Connection Between Consistency and Productivity
Jun 11 2020 9:00 AM
During stressful times, consistency heightens performance and well-being. That simple message underscores recent research of Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. After months of everyone dealing with difficulties from the COVID-19 pandemic, Smith believes his research provides direction for those facing disruption in their daily routine. » Full Article
Achievements for June 2020
Achievements for June 2020
Jun 5 2020 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation, and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Celebrating Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
Celebrating Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service
May 29 2020 9:00 AM
In an academic year full of distinct opportunities and challenges, College of Business faculty and staff continued to prepare students to lead the future of business. When the world went remote due to COVID-19, the Nebraska Business community pulled together to successfully work toward its mission. Eleven faculty, staff and Ph.D. students received recognition for their efforts to drive discovery, create opportunity and empower individuals. » Full Article
“Go Big Grad” Offers Unique Celebration for Graduates
“Go Big Grad” Offers Unique Celebration for Graduates
May 7 2020 9:00 AM
Students graduating from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in May 2020 receive a unique celebration due to COVID-19 restrictions. Though traditionally a time for family and friends from around the world to join together in Lincoln, this semester a virtual celebration held May 9 from 9-9:30 a.m. concludes the academic career of many students. » Full Article
Students Award $10,000 to Nonprofits Despite Pandemic Setback
Students Award $10,000 to Nonprofits Despite Pandemic Setback
May 5 2020 9:00 AM
When conditions got tough, College of Business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln intensified their resolve. Students in the Strive to Thrive Lincoln project tackled the grant funding application process during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide $10,000 to two local nonprofits that assist at-risk youth in the local community. » Full Article
Achievements for May 2020
Achievements for May 2020
May 1 2020 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements include: Ahmed Ahmed, Ahmed Al-Zadjali, Elaina Bailey, Shama Banu Shaik, Kylie Becker, Luke Bogus, Devan Buescher, Connor Bourdreau, Jason Chan, Audrey Erker, Dr. Scott M. Fuess Jr., Cooper Grabenstein, Eric Hallman, Sierra Hassel, Nicole Hawthorne, Simon Hovis, Caleb Krohn, Dr. Rachel Larson, Hana Lee, Alyson Lenz, Trevor Lockard, Skylar Lowe, Yashaswini Manoj, Derek Minus, Mary Morton, Abby Nelson, Kennedy Nguyen, Ryan Nyffeler, Ryota Okutsu, Dr. J Kalu Osiri, Jacob Peddicord, Carli Pfeil, Meghan Schuette, Shilpa Somraj, Rohan Thakker, Cindy Valladares, Peyton Walker, Givon Washington, Ryan Wolff, Dr. Biyu Wu, Yan Yang and Dongrong Zhuang. The achievements are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
­Achievements for April 2020
­Achievements for April 2020
Apr 2 2020 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements include: Josephine Borene, Aria Budden, Madison Davis, Maryann Erickson, Dr. Kathy Farrell, Dr. Samantha Fairclough, Erica Gesner, Matthew Hall, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Harrison Lloyd, Dr. Andre Maciel, Vincent Malene, Dr. Brandi McManus, Karolin Murad, Makayla O’Harra, Rachel Olig, Jake Piccini, Dr. Jennifer Ryan, Shama Shaik, Adam Stiles, Dr. Eric Thompson, Blaine Wikoff and Ryan Wolff. » Full Article
Raikes Students Design App to Help Local Businesses
Raikes Students Design App to Help Local Businesses
Apr 1 2020 9:00 AM
An app developed by University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduates may help local restaurants and small shops feeling the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Luke Bogus and Jacob Peddicord, students in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management, are creators of Brim, a mobile ordering app that is compatible with any business that uses the payment system Square.

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Four Keys To Leading Effective Remote Teams
Four Keys To Leading Effective Remote Teams
Mar 31 2020 9:00 AM
In the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s dash to offer remote access teaching, learning and working in response to COVID-19, the College of Business turned to Dr. Tawnya Means to provide expertise on how to successfully manage a remote team. » Full Article
Seacrest Plants Seeds of Philanthropy in Business Students
Seacrest Plants Seeds of Philanthropy in Business Students
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
Rhonda Seacrest believes in giving back to Nebraskans through programs that combat hunger, promote the arts and provide educational resources to people across the state. Her broader challenge compels her to motivate others to do likewise, which she accomplishes by planting the seed of philanthropy in College of Business students through a class project teaching them how to fund nonprofits. » Full Article
Whitacre Empowers Youth to Succeed
Whitacre Empowers Youth to Succeed
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
Not a single female founder is listed on the Fortune 500 – a fact Lizz Whitacre, ’17, plans to change. As a CEO and founder of Pawlytics, she inspires the next wave of women innovators in business. » Full Article
Transform Your Business at New Venture Competition
Transform Your Business at New Venture Competition
Mar 10 2020 9:00 AM
Student entrepreneurs, who are ready to take their business plans to the next level and win funding for their idea, can now register for the New Venture Competition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, held April 7 and 9. » Full Article
Favazza’s Idea “Lifts Off” at the 48 Hour Challenge
Favazza’s Idea “Lifts Off” at the 48 Hour Challenge
Feb 18 2020 9:00 AM
Nick Favazza envisioned a career at a startup, but found difficulty figuring out what company would best fit his talents. The frustration led him to propose a new business plan at the 48-Hour Challenge hosted at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Sedberry Exemplifies Leadership Learned at Nebraska
Sedberry Exemplifies Leadership Learned at Nebraska
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
Marcus Sedberry possessed a natural acumen for business while growing up in Texas, but needed direction to apply it to his future career. It took a behavior management class with Dr. Gwendolyn Combs at the College of Business to build a foundation for his current job as a senior associate athletic director at Baylor University. » Full Article
Fall Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Fall Dean’s List Recognizes Record Number
Feb 10 2020 9:00 AM
In recognition for their exceptional academic success in the fall 2019 semester, 1,199 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students achieved Dean’s List accolades. This collection of future leaders in business comprises the largest single-semester group of students commended by the college for this honor. » Full Article
College of Business Introduces First Two ‘Pop-Up’ Classes
College of Business Introduces First Two ‘Pop-Up’ Classes
Jan 30 2020 9:00 AM
Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln can customize their class schedules this spring with the first two pop-up classes offered by the College of Business. The immersive one-credit classes teach students of any major to learn how to navigate the start-up world. » Full Article
Clifton Strengths Institute Introduces New Coaches
Clifton Strengths Institute Introduces New Coaches
Jan 28 2020 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln continued its groundbreaking approach to impact student success with the addition of 42 new undergraduate student strengths coaches for the 2020-21 academic year. The students join a team of returning coaches to serve as mentors to more than 750 first-year College of Business students enrolled in Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Johnson Charts His Own Course
Johnson Charts His Own Course
Jan 21 2020 9:00 AM
When Ulysses Johnson III started working at the Huskers Shop in Howard L. Hawks Hall, he wanted to make every moment matter. The Denver native met faculty and staff and with their help began to chart his own course at Nebraska. » Full Article
Achievements for January 2020
Achievements for January 2020
Jan 17 2020 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Mahaa Albusharif, Dr. Ozgur Araz, Ryan Blum, Ethan Carlson, Jennifer Davidson, Dillon Dugan, Harley Edic, Carolyn Fraher, Luke Gomez, Erik Goodwin, Katelyn Hill, Dr. Tom Kubick, Katie Lamb, Brendon Lofgren, Coy Ludwig, MBA@Nebraska, Miranda McWatters, John Nguyen, Selena Nguyen, Connor O'Meara, Dr. Thomas Omer, Wyatt Packard, Guilber Sorto, Peyton Walker, Chenlu Wang, Abyn Yacob and the Communications, Marketing and External Relations office. » Full Article
Graduation Class Recognized for Getting Involved
Graduation Class Recognized for Getting Involved
Dec 19 2019 9:00 AM

December College of Business graduates followed a shared path through involvement in clubs and organizations creating new friendships and lifelong relationships to carry with them in their future pursuits. The graduates start their next chapters with those strong connections following the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Commencement activities being held this weekend.

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Students Learn Philanthropy to Carry Into Careers
Students Learn Philanthropy to Carry Into Careers
Dec 12 2019 9:00 AM

College of Business junior Mary Morton wanted to help others in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Lancaster County in the most impactful way possible. Although she already worked with nonprofit organizations in the past, a course called Strive to Thrive Lincoln taught her the grant funding process and how to award funds to the most deserving applicants.

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Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2019
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2019
Dec 7 2019 8:00 AM

The senior-level class, Leading People and Projects (MGMT 411), provides a semester-long project for business students called Strive to Thrive Lincoln. The class helps students 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.

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Achievements for December 2019
Achievements for December 2019
Dec 6 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Andrew Adelson, Kate Alston, Jessica Aragon, Dr. Demet Batur, Luke Bogus, Cameron Claborn, Ashley Clegg, Debra Cosgrove, Hailey Coufal, Jennifer Davidson, Brooks Douglass, Charles Erker, Levi Gipson, Alex Hoffman, Joey Jeanetta, Connor Jolley, Ryan Kalkwarf, Hannah Krajicek, Katie Lamb, Megan McCann, Adrianna McKing, Edwin Mendez-Rodriguez, Arihant Mittal, Kayleen Mourey, Frances Munro, Justin Myers, Wyatt Packard, Grace Partridge, Dr. Jennifer Ryan, Timothy Schartz, Jordan Seitz, Dr. Eric Thompson, Dr. Chris Timm, Max Van Arsdall, Allison Weber, Jenna Zeleny, Beta Alpha Psi, Big Red Startups, the Management major program and MBA@Nebraska. » Full Article
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch
Students to Present Business Ideas at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch
Oct 15 2019 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students can showcase their entrepreneurial, communication and presentation skills at the annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition on Tuesday, November 5 in Morrill Hall. Hosted by the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship, the competition gives students a platform to propose a new business venture in a three-minute “quick pitch” proposal with the chance to win cash prizes. » Full Article
Students Create Value to Their Own Beat
Students Create Value to Their Own Beat
Oct 8 2019 9:00 AM
What can you do with Post-It Notes to create the most value possible? The question left student teams at the Innovation Challenge at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln scrambling to create a project centered on producing the greatest value using the office supply item in whatever way they defined “value”. » Full Article
Achievements for October 2019
Achievements for October 2019
Oct 4 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Dr. Arthur Allen, Dr. Sam Allgood, Taggart Bailey, Becky Barnard, Dr. Tammy E. Beck, Heather Clemens, Dr. Aaron Crabtree,  Natasha Crawford J.D., Dr. Jimmy Downes, Dr. Kyle Gibson, Dr. Amanda Gonzales, Dr. Marijane Hancock, Katie Hauge, Kerri Hiatt, Michelle Jacobs, Dr. Imran Khan, Chad Mardesen, Dr. Tawnya Means, Jen Mostek, John Ruhl, Dr. Jennifer Ryan, Dr. Timothy Strother, Dr. Eric Thompson, Sue Vagts, Dr. Jing Wang, Charles Waterson, Sara Weixelman, Nicholas Wiebelhaus and Margo Young. » Full Article
Students Recognized for Academic Excellence
Students Recognized for Academic Excellence
Sep 30 2019 9:00 AM
In a celebration of exceptional academic success, the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln College of Business recognized 97 students at the annual College of Business Student Awards Reception on September 25 at Howard L. Hawks Hall. Awards received by students at the top of their respective classes included the Clifford M. Hicks Scholar, Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key, LeRossignol Scholar Award and William Gold Scholar Award. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Nonprofit Grant Application Opens
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Nonprofit Grant Application Opens
Sep 20 2019 9:00 AM
A management class in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business opened its call for applications from local nonprofit organizations focused on bringing long-term stability and wellness to children and families in need through enrichment and educational opportunities within Lincoln and Lancaster County. Selected organizations could receive as much as $10,000 in funding. » Full Article
Four Steps to Career Fair Success
Four Steps to Career Fair Success
Sep 12 2019 9:00 AM
Business students looking to bolster their future careers can take practical action steps to achieve their dreams leading up to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Career Fair, Tuesday, September 24, 1-5 p.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Whether a freshman, senior or anywhere in between, it is never too early to prepare according to Dr. Rachel Larson, director of the Business Career Center. » Full Article
Achievements for September 2019
Achievements for September 2019
Sep 6 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Dr. Sam Allgood, Dr. Robert Campbell, Brennan Costello, the DREAMBIG Academy, Umeda Islamova, Dr. Fred Luthans, Dr. Laura Poppo, Katie Sewell, Dr. Daniel Tannenbaum, Dr. Eric Thompson and Dr. Liang (Leon) Xu. » Full Article
Fourteen New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
Fourteen New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
Sep 4 2019 9:00 AM
With expertise ranging from strategic leadership to healthcare operations and innovations, 14 new faculty members joined the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. » Full Article
Alumnus Warren Buffett Celebrates 89 Years
Alumnus Warren Buffett Celebrates 89 Years
Aug 29 2019 2:00 PM
Warren Buffett, who graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1951, celebrates his 89th birthday today. In honor of his big day, Nebraska Business faculty and staff provide insight and their own interpretation of some of his most noteworthy quotes. » Full Article
From Grit to Glory: Nebraska Business Grads Celebrated
From Grit to Glory: Nebraska Business Grads Celebrated
Aug 16 2019 8:30 AM
More than 125 business students receive their glory at commencement ceremonies this weekend after years of showing their academic grit at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. The August 17 ceremony features a commencement address by Susan Fritz, who became interim president of the University of Nebraska on August 15. » Full Article
Newburn’s Academic Spirit Renewed
Newburn’s Academic Spirit Renewed
Aug 14 2019 8:00 AM
Caleb Newburn, a junior management major, gets the most out of his education and time this summer with two part-time jobs and five summer courses at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. However, only a year ago, his attitude for school looked completely different. » Full Article
Experience Community at Back to School Bash
Experience Community at Back to School Bash
Jul 30 2019 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business kicks off the 2019-20 school year at the seventh annual Back to School Bash Friday, August 23, 2-4 p.m. Hosted at Howard L. Hawks Hall, new and returning students, parents, alumni, business partners, faculty and staff are welcome to attend the event sponsored by Sandhills Global. Attendees at the event also will celebrate the 150-year legacy of the university. You can RSVP at https://business.unl.edu/bash. » Full Article
Achievements for July 2019
Achievements for July 2019
Jul 12 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Paula Caldwell, Dr. Tammie Fischer, Dr. James “Jim” Gentry, Vinny Malene, Tait McGowan, Julia Messineo, Jake Modica, Dr. Jenna R. Pieper, Katie Sewell, students who made the Dean’s List, the Bureau of Business Research and the Clifton Strengths Institute. » Full Article
Kelley Empowered by Academic Advisor
Kelley Empowered by Academic Advisor
Jul 11 2019 9:00 AM
Hunter Kelley, ’19, knew the University of Nebraska–Lincoln would be the college of choice for him. However, he felt unsure about his major and future career choice until he embarked on a one-to-one advising relationship at the College of Business. » Full Article
Achieving Glory: Spring Dean’s List
Achieving Glory: Spring Dean’s List
Jun 18 2019 9:00 AM
Demonstrating their drive for realizing academic success, 960 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students earned a place on the College of Business Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester. » Full Article
Achievements for June 2019
Achievements for June 2019
Jun 7 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Beth Alexander, Mark Barrera, Dr. Tammy Beck, Erin Burnette, Regan Burnham, Paula Caldwell, Isabel Cheesman, Jennifer Davidson, Clyde Davis, Dr. Samantha Fairclough, Maddie Gaber, Dr. Amanda Gonzales, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, Dr. Rachel Larson, Ashley Light, Dr. Kasey Linde, Dr. Ann Mari May, Dr. Mike McDonald, Dr. Tawnya Means, Jennifer Mostek, Dr. Rebekah Neary-DeLaPorte, Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, Jaylen Peters, Brianna Ridenour, Dr. Blake Runnalls, Katie Sewell, Kimberly Smith, Gerardo Soto, Celeste Spier, Lauren Stehlik, Dr. Chris Timm, Jill Trucke, Elizabeth Uebele, Shivang Vaidya, Rachel Wesley, Qixuan Yang, Peter Zhu, the Business Career Center and the School of Accountancy. » Full Article
Achievements for May 10, 2019
Achievements for May 10, 2019
May 10 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Balfany Transforms Passion into a Career
Balfany Transforms Passion into a Career
May 8 2019 9:00 AM
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.  » Full Article
Palkert Exemplifies Grit Within Class of 2019
Palkert Exemplifies Grit Within Class of 2019
May 2 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Honorees Recognized for Research, Teaching and Service
Honorees Recognized for Research, Teaching and Service
Apr 23 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Class Principles Guide Students in Grant Application Process
Class Principles Guide Students in Grant Application Process
Apr 19 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2019
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Spring 2019
Apr 18 2019 12:30 PM
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. » Full Article
Miles Led to “New Ventures” at Nebraska
Miles Led to “New Ventures” at Nebraska
Apr 15 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Achievements for April 5, 2019
Achievements for April 5, 2019
Apr 5 2019 10:00 AM
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. » Full Article
New Venture Competition Boosts Aspiring Entrepreneurs
New Venture Competition Boosts Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Mar 14 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Business and Architecture Students Place Top-Five in Global Competition
Business and Architecture Students Place Top-Five in Global Competition
Mar 12 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Three Keys To Employee Satisfaction
Three Keys To Employee Satisfaction
Mar 7 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Achievements for March 1, 2019
Achievements for March 1, 2019
Mar 1 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Robbie Palkert Shows Grit Through Adversity
Robbie Palkert Shows Grit Through Adversity
Feb 15 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Glow Big Red Illuminates Hawks Hall
Glow Big Red Illuminates Hawks Hall
Feb 11 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Hofeling Broadens Perspective at Lincoln Startup Weekend
Hofeling Broadens Perspective at Lincoln Startup Weekend
Feb 8 2019 9:00 AM
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.  » Full Article
Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List
Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List
Feb 6 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Nonprofit Grant Applications
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Nonprofit Grant Applications
Feb 4 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Achievements for February 1, 2019
Achievements for February 1, 2019
Feb 1 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Family Business Conference Examines Change
Family Business Conference Examines Change
Jan 30 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Lincoln Startup Weekend to Bring Ideas to Life
Lincoln Startup Weekend to Bring Ideas to Life
Jan 22 2019 9:00 AM
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln looks to connect with local entrepreneurs to participate in Lincoln Startup Weekend, January 25-27. Hosted at Fuse Coworking, the center teamed up with the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development and the university’s Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program to coordinate the event. Open to the public, the registration fee is $20, with a deadline of January 23. To register, visit: https://go.unl.edu/startupweekend. » Full Article
Students Learn How to Support Diversity and Inclusion
Students Learn How to Support Diversity and Inclusion
Jan 17 2019 11:30 AM
College of Business students in the Managing Diversity in Organizations (MNGT 365) class at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln gained a better understanding of the importance of a diverse and inclusive work culture in December. Dr. Gwendolyn Combs, associate professor of management, teaches the course and invited Leon Holloway, human resource manager at Duncan Aviation; Dr. Karen Kassebaum, director of staff diversity and inclusion at Nebraska; and Kelly McKeever, executive director of people services at Nelnet to class to share firsthand accounts of issues and ways to facilitate them. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Community Looks to the Future
Nebraska Business Community Looks to the Future
Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Students Learn to Lead and Connect Remote Teams
Students Learn to Lead and Connect Remote Teams
Jan 8 2019 9:00 AM
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.  » Full Article
Business Graduates Challenge Themselves to Future Glories
Business Graduates Challenge Themselves to Future Glories
Dec 17 2018 9:00 AM
Nebraska Business students look to the future after receiving their diplomas at graduation ceremonies this past weekend. More than 300 students earned degrees during both graduate and undergraduate commencements, Friday, December 14, and Saturday, December 15, at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Students from the graduating class emphasized the need to challenge themselves during their time at the College of Business. » Full Article
Faculty Host Dinners with International Students
Faculty Host Dinners with International Students
Dec 12 2018 9:00 AM
International students and faculty from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln began a new tradition this year by sharing a meal and conversation over Thanksgiving break. Five faculty volunteers welcomed students into their homes, helping make the holiday a little warmer for students studying abroad in Nebraska. » Full Article
Philanthropy Comes Alive for Business Students
Philanthropy Comes Alive for Business Students
Dec 3 2018 8:30 AM
Nebraska Business students participating in the MNGT 411 class project known as Strive to Thrive Lincoln, experienced a transformation this semester in their understanding of nonprofit organizations and the needs of the local community. Their task involved going through all aspects of the grant funding application process to award $10,000 to deserving community organizations, as well as getting involved in service projects to directly impact groups in need. » Full Article
Achievements for November 30, 2018
Achievements for November 30, 2018
Nov 30 2018 9:00 AM
College of Business students and faculty recognized for recent achievements include Joel Beckwith, Jessie Benefee, Christopher Burgess, George Chen, Ashley Clegg, Stan Drvol, Dr. Elina Ibrayeva, Dr. Sang M. Lee, Dr. Tawnya Means, Diego Mejia, Christopher Munoz, Molly Olander, Ryan Olsen, Emma Rose, Bella Tran, Thomas Wolfe. » Full Article
Achievements for November 16, 2018
Achievements for November 16, 2018
Nov 16 2018 9:00 AM
College of Business students and faculty recognized for recent achievements include Tommie Brechbill, Kristen Fellhoelter, Carolyn Fraher, Raghav Kidambi, Kay Maresh, Dr. Ann Mari May, Dr. Mary McGarvey, Miranda McWatters, Dr. Amber Messersmith, Dr. Sam Nelson, Joey Osbron, Connor O’Meara, Sue Vagts, Yufan Wang, Allison Weber and Abyn Yacob. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2018
Strive to Thrive Student Blog - Fall 2018
Nov 12 2018 12:30 PM
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. » Full Article
Salsa Leads to Recipe for Success
Salsa Leads to Recipe for Success
Nov 12 2018 9:00 AM
Slicing, dicing and stirring their way through class, students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln learned the processes of teamwork through a creative activity – salsa making. With an exercise uncommon to the classroom, students discovered firsthand the different aspects of teamwork in a memorable fashion.  » Full Article
O’Rourke Hammers Importance of Integrity
O’Rourke Hammers Importance of Integrity
Oct 31 2018 2:30 PM
Returning to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Bill O’Rourke presented “Leading with Integrity” at the annual State Farm Ethics Lecture held at the College of Business October 26. Drawing from his real-life experiences, O’Rourke brought students, faculty and staff an authentic take on how ethics operate in the real world. » Full Article
Students Scramble to Build at Innovation Challenge
Students Scramble to Build at Innovation Challenge
Oct 26 2018 9:00 AM
Sometimes you need to crack a few eggs to make an omelet, but a group of University of Nebraska–Lincoln students this past week conceived ways to prevent eggs from cracking. The Innovation Challenge, hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business October 18-22, tasked students with constructing devices capable of protecting an egg when dropped from heights greater than 10 feet tall. » Full Article
Sylvester Obafunwa: What Happens in Nebraska Works in Vegas
Sylvester Obafunwa: What Happens in Nebraska Works in Vegas
Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
Business Students Honored for Academic Achievement
Sep 24 2018 8:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Achievements for September 21, 2018
Achievements for September 21, 2018
Sep 21 2018 11:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Nonprofits Invited to Apply for Strive to Thrive Lincoln Grants
Nonprofits Invited to Apply for Strive to Thrive Lincoln Grants
Sep 17 2018 11:30 AM
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. » Full Article
Eight New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
Eight New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
Sep 14 2018 4:00 PM
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. » Full Article
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