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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
Pogue Dedicated Life to Maximizing Student Strengths
Pogue Dedicated Life to Maximizing Student Strengths
Sep 11 2018 3:45 PM
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. » Full Article
<em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em>   Rankings Affirm Nebraska Business as Top School
U.S. News & World Report   Rankings Affirm Nebraska Business as Top School
Sep 10 2018 7:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business continued its ascent among business schools nationwide with a No. 44 placement in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings for undergraduate business programs. The ranking lifted Nebraska Business one place during the past year, solidifying a strong reputation of the college which has now placed in the top 50 three years running. Among public institutions the college ranked No. 26. » Full Article
College of Business Offers Professional Development Through Power Lunches
College of Business Offers Professional Development Through Power Lunches
Aug 21 2018 3:30 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Executive Education program hosts four power lunches beginning in September, providing business professionals opportunities for strategic career development. The lunches, led by College of Business faculty members, offer ideas and approaches to help solve today’s business challenges. » Full Article
Reagan Scott Blog: Nebraska at Oxford
Reagan Scott Blog: Nebraska at Oxford
Aug 19 2018 11:00 AM
Reagan Scott, a junior management major from Lincoln, Nebraska, will study abroad with the Nebraska at Oxford program from July 15 to August 11. The most popular study abroad program offered by the university, Nebraska at Oxford celebrates its 30th anniversary this summer. In her four-weeks in England, she will take two courses concerning the British political and international economic policy. Scott chose to study abroad at Oxford because she has always had an affinity for British culture and wanted to have the experience of studying at the world’s oldest English-speaking university. She said, “I am really looking forward to immersing myself into everyday life at Oxford. It’s crazy to think I will actually be living in another country for four weeks and I can’t wait to see what’s in store for me there!” She also plans on exploring Galway, Ireland, and London after her program concludes. » Full Article
Luthans Ranks in Top One Percent in the World for Research Citations
Luthans Ranks in Top One Percent in the World for Research Citations
Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM
Last year, Web of Science, an online scientific citation indexing service, named Dr. Fred Luthans, University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Management, to the “Top 1% Citations” list of researchers around the world in all fields. Now, in an article in Scientometrics, a peer-reviewed academic journal, a new study of citations over the past 10 years in all fields of Business and Economics (B&E), again shows Luthans recognized for placing in the top one percent of all B&E professors in the world. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Promotes Four Faculty
Nebraska Business Promotes Four Faculty
Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM
Four Nebraska Business faculty members earned promotions on September 1 based on their achievements in research, teaching and service. They included Dr. Elina Ibrayeva promoted to associate professor of practice in management, Dr. Sam Nelson to associate professor of practice in management, Dr. Eric Thompson to professor of economics and Dr. Jifeng Yu, who was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of management. » Full Article
Back To School Bash Welcomes New Year With Taste of Nebraska
Back To School Bash Welcomes New Year With Taste of Nebraska
Jul 12 2018 3:30 PM
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. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Spring Dean’s List Announced
Nebraska Business Spring Dean’s List Announced
Jun 15 2018 2:00 PM
Achieving academic excellence, a staggering 1,001 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester. With less than a fourth of the college enrollment earning this honor, these students finished the first academic year in Howard L. Hawks Hall on a strong note. » Full Article
Global Immersion: Joshua DeMers Abroad in Germany
Global Immersion: Joshua DeMers Abroad in Germany
Jun 14 2018 3:00 PM
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. » Full Article
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
May 7 2018 3:00 PM
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. » Full Article
Business Students Named Outstanding Leaders
Business Students Named Outstanding Leaders
Apr 25 2018 11:30 AM
Showing substantial leadership and involvement, two students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received the university’s 2018 Outstanding Student Leadership Awards. Elkhorn, Nebraska natives Jackson Grasz, a junior management major and Lauren Maciejewski, a junior finance major, accepted the awards presented by Dr. Laurie Bellows, interim vice chancellor for student affairs, during a ceremony at the Van Brunt Visitors Center on April 13. As part of the award, Grasz and Maciejewski each receive a full-tuition scholarship for the fall semester. » Full Article
Faculty and Staff Awards Promote Accomplishments
Faculty and Staff Awards Promote Accomplishments
Apr 23 2018 11:00 AM
Faculty and staff from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received recognition at the 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception at Howard L. Hawks Hall on April 20. Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business, presented recipients with the annual awards which demonstrate the accomplishments and impact made by members of the college. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Student Blog - Spring 2018
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Student Blog - Spring 2018
Apr 20 2018 3:30 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. Students also volunteer their service on outreach projects. As part of the class team structure, the social media team is initiating a Strive to Thrive Lincoln student blog. Students compose regular updates outlining their experiences from week-to-week as they go through the grant proposal process. » Full Article
$10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln
$10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln
Apr 20 2018 1:00 PM
Fifty Nebraska Business students began the semester looking to make an impact in the local community through a philanthropic class project called Strive to Thrive Lincoln. Those aspirations became a reality, as local non-profits received a total of $10,000 through student work administering a grant application project from beginning to end, concluding with an awards ceremony at Howard L. Hawks Hall on April 18. The students chose Lincoln Literacy and Clinic with a Heart to split the funding, which is provided through the generosity of Lincoln philanthropist Rhonda Seacrest. The project provided a model for business students to better understand both the procedures and benefits of the grant application process. » Full Article
Target Finds Unique Partnership with Students at Case Competition
Target Finds Unique Partnership with Students at Case Competition
Apr 11 2018 4:00 PM
Each spring, the Target Case Competition gives Nebraska Business students the chance to put themselves in the executive management chair and present a strategic business plan to Target managers with the goal of improving customer experience at their stores. This year five student teams worked to improve online strategies and blend them with the brick-and-mortar store experience. » Full Article
Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business
Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business
Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM
Although stereotypes about the sales profession often paint it as a male-dominated occupation, women in the undergraduate certificate program in sales excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business believe those perceptions are changing. To that end, Laura McLeod, assistant professor of practice in marketing, works to increase the number of women in the program because their totals still fall far short of male students. » Full Article
Combs Builds Nebraska Through Inclusion
Combs Builds Nebraska Through Inclusion
Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM
Dr. Gwendolyn Combs, associate professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, helps build Nebraska by working to give voice to every individual employed at an organization. Her human resource career in the public and private sectors, including nearly 20 years at Nebraska Business, demonstrate her dedication to people and their value. » Full Article
Student Entrepreneurs Create “April Madness” at Competition
Student Entrepreneurs Create “April Madness” at Competition
Apr 5 2018 1:00 PM
On the heels of the NCAA basketball tournaments, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship generated its own “April Madness” this week, as more than 40 student teams competed in a bracket format for the right to be crowned champion of the New Venture Competition. Teams showcased business plans to judges during two preliminary rounds on the first day with the final four teams going at it on day two for the right to earn cash prizes from more than $75,000 in total prize money. » Full Article
Business Students Connect with Minneapolis Employers
Business Students Connect with Minneapolis Employers
Apr 4 2018 9:00 AM
Eleven students from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Minneapolis on a career expedition hosted by the Business Career Center during spring break. Throughout four days, students networked with multiple professionals and alumni, and visited eight different employers. » Full Article
Student Competitor Registration Open for New Venture Competition, April 3
Student Competitor Registration Open for New Venture Competition, April 3
Mar 15 2018 8:00 AM
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosts the New Venture Competition on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 3-4. Held at the Nebraska Union, undergraduates of all majors and graduate students pitch their business plan to compete for over $75,000 in total prize money. Students who want to participate must register by Sunday, March 25.  » Full Article
Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association
Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association
Feb 13 2018 3:00 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association and Teaching Council recognized 25 Nebraska Business faculty and staff during their annual award ceremony on Friday, February 2. The Parents' Recognition Award is presented to those who made a significant difference in students' lives. » Full Article
Diving Into the Business of Great White Sharks
Diving Into the Business of Great White Sharks
Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM
Tami Kaschke ’98, ’11, grew up believing her business future would be alongside her family at the John Deere dealership in North Platte, Nebraska, which they owned and operated for 36 years. She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in management from the College of Business and acquired the foundational tools to succeed in business. However, when Kaschke ultimately dove into the business world, she found a new passion which took her halfway around the world working as a research assistant studying sharks at the Dyer Island Conservation Trust in South Africa. » Full Article
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Grant Applications from Nonprofits
Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Grant Applications from Nonprofits
Feb 7 2018 3:00 PM
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 people in need through education, awareness and enrichment. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Feb 6 2018 8:00 AM
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. » Full Article
Entrepreneur Panel Provides Blueprint to Business Success for Students
Entrepreneur Panel Provides Blueprint to Business Success for Students
Feb 2 2018 8:00 AM
Three Nebraska entrepreneurs took center stage at a special presentation at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business on January 26 in Howard L. Hawks Hall. The program, facilitated by Dr. Sam Nelson, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, featured Jon McNeill, president of global sales and service at Tesla Motors; Joe Petsick `85, co-founder and CFO of Proxibid; and Matthew Wegener, founder and CEO of iSoft Data Systems, Inc. The three guests told their stories and emphasized to students the qualities it takes to make an impact as an entrepreneur. » Full Article
Philanthropist Helping Nebraska Business Students Learn to Give
Philanthropist Helping Nebraska Business Students Learn to Give
Feb 1 2018 9:00 AM
A meaningful class that gives Nebraska College of Business students hands-on experience with philanthropy will be offered in both fall and spring semesters, with the assistance of Nebraska philanthropist Rhonda Seacrest. » Full Article
2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award Presented to Osiri
2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award Presented to Osiri
Jan 18 2018 2:00 PM
Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, director of international business and associate professor of practice in management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business, received the 2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award as part of the MLK Week keynote address, Jan. 17 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The annual awards are given to individuals or groups who have contributed to the university or Lincoln by their exemplary action in promoting the goals and vision of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. » Full Article
Osiri Honored at Nebraska MLK Event
Osiri Honored at Nebraska MLK Event
Jan 16 2018 10:00 AM
Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, director of international business and associate professor of practice in management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business, receives the 2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award at the Martin Luther King Jr. annual keynote speech on Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. Nebraska celebrates a series of events honoring King from Jan. 12-19. » Full Article
Global Immersion Blog: Jennifer Torres in Australia
Global Immersion Blog: Jennifer Torres in Australia
Jan 13 2018 10:00 PM
Jennifer Torres, a senior management major from Chicago, Illinois, will travel to Cairns and Sydney, Australia, December 26-January 7. Leading up to her trip abroad, she and her classmates learn more about the region as part of the “LEED” program, which stands for Leadership, Ethics, Entrepreneurship, and Design in Asia Pacific - Australia. Torres wanted to make her senior year her best yet by studying abroad for the second time and exploring and familiarizing herself with Australian culture. She said, “I am most looking forward to seeing the Great Barrier Reef and being a part of the first in the world to ring in the new year! Studying abroad was one of the best decisions I made in college and am grateful for the opportunity to go again.” » Full Article
10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business
10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business
Jan 11 2018 8:00 AM
After serving as the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, Dr. Kathy Farrell became the 10th dean of the College of Business in December. In her relatively short time leading the college, Farrell has immersed herself in the job. The college’s Communications, Marketing and External Relations (CMER) team recently checked in with her to learn more about her and her thoughts on her new role and the future of the college. » Full Article
Message of Promise Delivered by Dr. Gwen Combs at Commencement
Message of Promise Delivered by Dr. Gwen Combs at Commencement
Dec 18 2017 4:00 PM
Dr. Gwen Combs, associate professor of management, delivered the commencement address at the graduate and professional degrees ceremony to 326 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students earning their degrees on Friday, December 15 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Her speech centered on Louis Armstrong's 1967 hit "What a Wonderful World." » Full Article
Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye
Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye
Dec 18 2017 11:30 AM
More than 300 business students received degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as the College of Business completed the first semester in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall building. To recognize students several College of Business events took place Friday, December 15, including the Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye in the Henrickson Family Atrium at Howard L. Hawks Hall. » Full Article
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