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Howard L. Hawks Hall Opens for Business at Nebraska

Aug 18 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article Howard L. Hawks Hall Opens for Business at Nebraska
With the snip of a ribbon, dignitaries from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed in a new era at the College of Business with the grand opening of the new Howard L. Hawks Hall building. More than 800 people attended the historic ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 18, 2017, which speakers proclaimed as a game-changing moment for future students of both the University and College.

College of Business Says Goodbye to ‘Administration’

Apr 14 2017 7:00 AM | » Full Article College of Business Says Goodbye to ‘Administration’
After 98 years, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration is dropping the administration.

Not its internal administration, of course – the word at the end of the college’s name. The Board of Regents approved changing the name to the College of Business on March 31.
 

Global Leadership Minor Available to Expand Student Horizons

Jan 23 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Global Leadership Minor Available to Expand Student Horizons
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration now offers students a new way to gain international perspective with a minor in global leadership. The minor, open to all undergraduate students, incorporates a study abroad component and courses in business, management and economics taught with a global context.

Fashion Design Student Starts Business

Jan 13 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Fashion Design Student Starts Business
McKinsey Leaf designs and produces custom jewelry to sell at craft fairs, farmers markets and boutiques in Lincoln and surrounding areas. Kinsey’s Kraft Korner is just the first step along the sophomore fashion designer major’s path to work under a designer and eventually run her own company. Because her major focuses primarily on the creative side of fashion, Leaf chose to add a business minor to help prepare her to reach her goals.

Business Minors Provide Students with Skills in High Demand

Oct 31 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article Business Minors Provide Students with Skills in High Demand
Omaha native and University of Nebraska–Lincoln sophomore Luke Pavel transferred to Nebraska from a small college to complete a degree in advertising and public relations. Pavel, looking for a way to expand his skill set, added a business minor to round out his experience.

Maddie Stuart’s Oxford Blog

Aug 13 2016 12:15 PM | » Full Article Maddie Stuart’s Oxford Blog
Maddie Stuart is a junior advertising and public relations major and business minor from Lincoln, Nebraska, who left for Europe Thursday, June 30, on one of eight study abroad experiences offered through the UNL College of Business Administration. She is one of 71 students participating in the 28th annual Nebraska at Oxford Program July 17-August 13 at the University of Oxford in England, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Stuart is following in her father’s footsteps as he studied abroad at Oxford in the program’s first class nearly 30 years ago. She is excited to Start Something abroad and share her academic and travel experiences with the CBA community.

71 UNL Students Study Abroad in Nebraska at Oxford Program

Jul 15 2016 11:30 AM | » Full Article 71 UNL Students Study Abroad in Nebraska at Oxford Program
Seventy-one University of Nebraska–Lincoln students are participating in the 28th annual Nebraska at Oxford program July 17-August 13. Sponsored by the UNL College of Business Administration, the study abroad program provides four weeks of courses at the University of Oxford in England, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Nebraska at Oxford is the university's most popular study abroad program with more than 1,700 alumni who now live in 39 states and 10 countries.
 

New Business Minors Available through CBA

May 9 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article New Business Minors Available through CBA
Undergraduate students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln can now enhance their degrees with two new minors offered by the College of Business Administration. The business analytics and entrepreneurship minors are available to all UNL undergraduate students beginning fall 2016.
 

Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated

Apr 18 2016 10:30 AM | » Full Article Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated
Friday marked a major milestone in the construction of the new College of Business Administration building at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a Topping Off Steel Ceremony took place at the construction site at 14th and Vine streets. A topping off event is a building construction tradition that occurs when the last beam is placed atop a structure.
 

Single Sock Problem Leads to Nonprofit Startup for Students

Mar 9 2016 11:00 AM | » Full Article Single Sock Problem Leads to Nonprofit Startup for Students
Tayler Sundermann, a sophomore mechanical engineering major and business minor from Omaha, keeps a list on his phone of things that irk him that he feels he could change. Last spring, the number of matchless socks he found in each load of laundry topped that list. He suggested to his friend Josie Jensen, now a sophomore economics major from Omaha, they make an effort to collect lone socks on campus and use them for good. Together they started Put a Sock in It with the help of Sarah Porath, a civil engineering major from Lincoln, Nebraska.

CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking

Mar 5 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Construction of UNL's new College of Business Administration Building launched with a ceremonial turning of dirt on March 4.

An estimated 350 attended the groundbreaking ceremony, which was held inside the Kauffman Academic Residential Center and near the site of the new building at 14th and Vine streets.

71 UNL Students to Participate in Nebraska at Oxford Program

Jul 1 2014 9:00 AM | » Full Article 71 UNL Students to Participate in Nebraska at Oxford Program
Seventy-one University of Nebraska-Lincoln students will participate in the 26th annual Nebraska at Oxford Program July 20-Aug. 16 at the University of Oxford in England, the oldest university in the English-speaking world.

Big Red Express Whistle-Stop Tour Includes Dean Plowman

Jun 26 2014 1:30 PM | » Full Article Big Red Express Whistle-Stop Tour Includes Dean Plowman
Husker coaches and University of Nebraska-Lincoln administrators and deans will travel across the state on the Big Red Express whistle-stop tour on Union Pacific Railroad’s historic train cars on Saturday, June 28. The tour, reminiscent of popular political tactics used in the 19th century, begins in Omaha at 6 a.m. and includes stops in Columbus (10:05 a.m.), Grand Island (11:55 a.m.), Kearney (1:50 p.m.) and North Platte (4:50 p.m.) before returning to Omaha. Each whistle stop will include short speeches, a proclamation presented to each city and Husker coaches and university administrators mingling with the crowd.

Athletic Training Major Chooses Business Minor

Feb 26 2014 2:00 PM | » Full Article Athletic Training Major Chooses Business Minor
As an athletic training major in the College of Education and Human Sciences, Justine Bolton anticipates owning her own business. Getting a business minor from the College of Business Administration was a “no brainer” for her.

Business Minor Broadens Job Market for Engineering Major Ryan Newsham

Jul 9 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article Business Minor Broadens Job Market for Engineering Major Ryan Newsham
Ryan Newsham developed a strong interest in mechanical engineering in high school when he learned how to use computer-aided design programs. He enrolled at UNL in the College of Engineering, and as he progressed through his freshman and sophomore years, he discovered a business minor would make him more marketable.

Fine Arts Student Adds Business Minor to Resumé

Mar 14 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article Fine Arts Student Adds Business Minor to Resumé
Felicia Ramirez knew she would need more than artistic talent to stand out as a professional photographer. After transferring to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the graphics program at the College of Fine Arts, she enrolled in the new business minor courses at the College of Business Administration.

Business Minor is Perfect Supplement for Nutrition Major

Mar 13 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article Business Minor is Perfect Supplement for Nutrition Major
When Jena Gangwish changed her major to nutrition she immediately enrolled in the CBA business minor program because she knew she wanted business to play a major role in her undergraduate education.