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Knitting’s Resurgence Reflects Women’s Desire to Confront Inequality
Knitting’s Resurgence Reflects Women’s Desire to Confront Inequality
Jun 24 2021 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s Andre F. Maciel was intrigued when he chanced upon a knitters’ group in Tucson, Arizona, in 2011, during his doctoral program. Now a professor of marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Maciel wondered why people in Tucson, of all places, would devote uncounted leisure hours to creating shawls, scarves and sweaters. » Full Article
Hiring Dark Personalities Often Intentional
Hiring Dark Personalities Often Intentional
Jun 8 2021 9:00 AM
Propensity for unethical behavior may be a desirable trait for accounting executives or even the reason the company hired them in the first place. Dr. Ling Harris, assistant professor of accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, examined the role dark personality traits play in the accounting executive hiring process. » Full Article
Downes Research Clarifies Cash Flow Hedge Derivatives on Balance Sheet
Downes Research Clarifies Cash Flow Hedge Derivatives on Balance Sheet
Mar 2 2021 9:00 AM
Although cash flow hedge derivative transactions have become common practice for corporations wanting to mitigate risk, adjusting financial statements to account for them often confuses investors. Dr. Jimmy Downes, assistant professor of accountancy, published an article recently to help provide a full picture of financial statement adjustments needed when considering hedge derivatives. » 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
Nebraska Business Students Place Top 10 in Global E-Trading Challenge
Nebraska Business Students Place Top 10 in Global E-Trading Challenge
Feb 11 2021 9:00 AM
While money may not grow on trees, University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students nearly doubled their simulated financial position in the 2020 CME Group University Trading Challenge. Competing against 500 teams from 30 different countries, the students earned sixth place globally, third in the U.S. and first among U.S. undergraduate teams. » 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
Xu Examines Mechanism to Speed Drug Approval Process
Xu Examines Mechanism to Speed Drug Approval Process
Dec 1 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Liang (Leon) Xu, assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics, adopted his research track in the supply chain of pharmaceuticals as a Ph.D. student when his former advisor was diagnosed with cancer. The significance of his research today looms large, as a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and its distribution recently grabbed national headlines. » Full Article

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