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.
Abby Nappier Cherup's vision to design and conduct marketing research with real implications for bringing inclusivity to the marketplace drove her to find a Ph.D. program that would allow her to flourish and create change in public policy. Although Nebraska did not initially appear on her radar when considering programs, things began to change when she talked with Dr. Robert Harrison, '09, associate professor of marketing at Western Michigan University.
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.
Lynn Matthews, a fifth-year doctoral student, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Department of Marketing kicked off the 27th annual Robert Mittelstaedt Doctoral Symposium with her presentation on human branding. Her paper, “Perceived Authenticity in Credence and Experience Services,” helped highlight the symposium by bringing to the forefront a burgeoning topic in the world of marketing.
Relationships make up the foundation of modern business transactions. Argha Sen, a fourth-year Ph.D. marketing student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, formed his graduate research around business relationships, and how they exist in two-sided business-to-business electronic environments. His dissertation on the subject recently won the Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) Doctoral Support Award Competition. In addition, the ISBM named Sen an ISBM Fellow for his dedication to applying knowledge to marketing problems and opportunities.
Kathy Farrell, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, has been named permanent dean of the College of Business pending approval by the Board of Regents, on Dec. 1. Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the appointment.
Dr. Mario Callegaro ’02 and ‘07, senior research scientist at Google UK, visits the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Monday, November 20 at 4 p.m. to present “The Role of Surveys in the Era of ‘Big Data’”. In his talk, Callegaro discusses the relationship between surveys and big data to help researchers decide what data sources, or combinations of them, are best to serve their research objectives. The presentation takes place in Howard L. Hawks Hall CoB 231. The events is free and open to the public.
Through a mentorship during his time as an MBA student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Andrew Hanna found a passion for teaching and research. The influence from faculty and a love for people led him to pursue a Ph.D. to make this his life’s work.
The 26th annual Robert Mittelstaedt Doctoral Symposium attracted graduate students and faculty from 23 universities to Lincoln, Nebraska, March 30-April 1. The symposium, hosted by the Department of Marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, allows Ph.D. students the opportunity to present their research to peers and mentors in a setting which encourages positive critiques to help students improve research methods and findings.
Ana Lucía Córdova Cazar, a Ph.D. candidate in the College of Business Administration Survey Research and Methodology Program (SRAM) program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, won a $400 travel grant for her poster presentation at the spring Graduate Research and Creative Activities Poster Session. The UNL Office of Research and Economic Development and Office of Graduate Studies presented the award.
Through an ongoing partnership with the Clifton Foundation and Gallup, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Donde Plowman has appointed Dr. Larry J. Williams as director of the Survey Research and Methodology (SRAM) program, Donald and Shirley Clifton Chair of Survey Science and professor of management.
Starting a connection is something Dr. Jiri Tresl, visiting professor of finance, does remarkably well. Whether collaborating with friends to conduct research or combining data sources to reveal new relationships, Tresl discovers new ways to make connections in the world around him. Tresl and coauthor Jan Hanousek met while networking during a conference in 2012 and the two became immediate friends. Working with Anastasiya Shamshur, fellow coauthor and former student of Hanousek’s, the group created an entirely new database, combining extensive financial information with the most accurate information on bribery to currently exist.
Ted Paterson, Ph.D. student in the UNL College of Business Administration management department, was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award at the Office of Graduate Studies’ Graduate Studies Awards Reception.
Jeff Johnson, a Ph.D. marketing student at CBA, was selected as a winner of the 2013 American Marketing Association Sales SIG Dissertation Proposal Competition. He will receive a cash award and will have his fees paid to attend the AMA New Horizons Sales Consortium.
Jamie Hoelscher is a third year Ph.D. student at the UNL College of Business Administration School of Accountancy. She continues the tradition of hard working graduate level students that have attended the prestigious School.
Shannon Cummins was awarded a 2011-12 Presidential Graduate Fellowship by the University of Nebraska. Cummins, who has been recognized for excellence in teaching and research, plans to use the award to assist her ongoing research.