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CIMBA Italy Global Immersion Student Blog

May 23 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article CIMBA Italy Global Immersion Student Blog
E.J. Stevens, a first-year graduate student from Apple Valley, Minnesota, will study abroad in Paderno del Grappa, Italy, from May 11 to May 21. He is taking a supply chain management course with other graduate students from Nebraska, Iowa and Western Michigan. A member of the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program, Stevens is looking forward to leaving the U.S. for the first time and putting his business education to use in another culture. He said, “The CIMBA program will give me the opportunity to enhance my education through an international experience in the beautiful country of Italy, which I have always wanted to travel to. I can’t wait to try the delicious Italian food as well!” He will also be traveling to Brussels, Belgium, and London after his program in Italy concludes.

Global Immersion: Joshua DeMers Abroad in Germany

May 23 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Global Immersion: Joshua DeMers Abroad in Germany
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.

Economic Growth to Continue in 4th Quarter of 2018

May 23 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Economic Growth to Continue in 4th Quarter of 2018
The Nebraska economy will grow through the 4th quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Araz Collaborates to Solve Global Child Obesity Issue

May 22 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article Araz Collaborates to Solve Global Child Obesity Issue
Collaboration took place on an international scale at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business in April. Dr. Ozgur Araz, associate professor of supply chain management and analytics and a Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute Faculty Fellow, invited guests from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and from Acibadem University in Istanbul, Turkey, to Howard L. Hawks Hall. He presented his work on their project, Child Obesity Study in Ankara (COSA), a collaboration between the UNMC College of Public Health and Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey.

Business Career Center Hosts Employers To Maximize Recruiting Efforts

May 21 2018 5:00 PM | » Full Article Business Career Center Hosts Employers To Maximize Recruiting Efforts
The Business Career Center hosted the seventh annual Employer Partners Day at Howard L. Hawks Hall on May 18. More than 110 attendees learned about new University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business initiatives to advance students’ career development and the college’s new online graduate programs in business analytics and finance to address growing employer demands from Dr. Rachel Larson, director of the Business Career Center, and Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean.

Achievements for May 18, 2018

May 18 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for May 18, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Paula Caldwell, Dr. Alok Kumar, Laura Niles, Katie Sewell, Dr. Troy Smith, Celeste Spier and Ashley Wegener.

Keeleigh Thayn Global Immersion Blog From France

May 17 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Keeleigh Thayn Global Immersion Blog From France
Keeleigh Thayn, a sophomore international business major from Lincoln, Nebraska, will study abroad in France from May 19 to July 15. Thayn chose to apply to the Aix-en-Provence program in southern France because she studied French for eight years and significantly increased her capabilities with the language in the past two years. She also plans to spend four days in Dublin, Ireland, before her program starts. She said, “I am ecstatic to see how learning in a new culture influences business interactions.”

NCEE Hosts National Personal Finance Challenge at Hawks Hall

May 14 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article NCEE Hosts National Personal Finance Challenge at Hawks Hall
The Nebraska Council on Economic Education hosted the National Personal Finance Challenge competition at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in Howard L. Hawks Hall, Friday, May 11. The competition brought together high school students from 17 states who advanced to the nationals in Lincoln, based on winning their individual states. In its eighth year, the event previously took place in Kansas City or St. Louis.

Students Market Local Company in Hands-On Course

May 9 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Students Market Local Company in Hands-On Course
Students gained valuable experience for their résumé and earned three credit hours in a Special Topics: Lincoln Industries (MRKT 490) course at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. In a scenario much like an internship, 25 students worked with the management from Lincoln Industries on specific business projects. Their work culminated in a series of presentations to a panel of judges on April 25, which a representative from Lincoln Industries later reviewed.

College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates

May 7 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
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.

Achievements for May 4, 2018

May 4 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for May 4, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Janessa Hageman, Dr. Rachel Larson, Dr. Daniel Tannenbaum, Dr. Chris Timm and award recipients recognized by the Department of Economics and Department of Marketing.

Business Career Center Hosts Employer Partners May 18

May 1 2018 1:30 PM | » Full Article Business Career Center Hosts Employer Partners May 18
Employers can advance their hiring of University of Nebraska-Lincoln talent at the seventh annual College of Business Employer Partners Day on Friday, May 18, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Howard L. Hawks Hall. Presented by the Business Career Center, the event offers employers opportunities to learn tools to increase their presence on campus and benchmark with other hiring organizations. Attendees should register by Friday, May 11 at: http://business.unl.edu/employerpartners. Cost is $15 and includes breakfast, lunch, breakout sessions and a parking voucher.

Civitas Consulting Students Aid Nonprofit Startups

Apr 27 2018 8:30 AM | » Full Article Civitas Consulting Students Aid Nonprofit Startups
College of Business students unite within the Civitas Consulting student organization at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to help local nonprofits work out complex business problems they might not otherwise be able to solve. A recent example includes assisting Heart in Hands Development Center in preparing to open a special needs day care in Lincoln this summer.

Sales Certificate Recipients Find Direction in Selling

Apr 26 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Sales Certificate Recipients Find Direction in Selling
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students received their certificates in professional selling at a luncheon ceremony held in the Nebraska Union on Friday, April 20, which honored recipients from academic disciplines across campus. The Undergraduate Certificate Program in Sales Excellence focuses on sales communication training, honed through partnerships with companies who provide curriculum guidance based on the modern workplace.

Business Students Named Outstanding Leaders

Apr 25 2018 11:30 AM | » Full Article Business Students Named Outstanding Leaders
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.

Nebraska Indicator: Economic Growth Through Summer 2018

Apr 25 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: Economic Growth Through Summer 2018
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska through the summer of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

May Power Lunches Offer Professional Development

Apr 24 2018 11:30 AM | » Full Article May Power Lunches Offer Professional Development
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Executive Education program hosts four Power Lunches in May, 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.

Faculty and Staff Awards Promote Accomplishments

Apr 23 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Faculty and Staff Awards Promote Accomplishments
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.

Strive to Thrive Lincoln Student Blog - Spring 2018

Apr 20 2018 3:30 PM | » Full Article Strive to Thrive Lincoln Student Blog - Spring 2018
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.

$10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln

Apr 20 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article $10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln
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.

Achievements for April 20, 2018

Apr 20 2018 9:30 AM | » Full Article Achievements for April 20, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Ashley Blunk, Kyle Carlson, Ryan Kalkwarf, Hannah Krajicek, Dr. Daniel Tannenbaum and Jenna Zeleny.

Celebrating 30 Years of International Business Major at Nebraska

Apr 18 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Celebrating 30 Years of International Business Major at Nebraska
Amid lion dancers and global cuisine, panel discussions and collaboration, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business celebrated its 30th anniversary of the international business major with the inaugural International Business Summit. The April 12-13 event in Howard L. Hawks Hall offered students, faculty, alumni and employers the opportunity to connect with others who study or teach international business and professionals already doing business on a global scale.

Executive Insights Panelists Look to Leadership for Success

Apr 18 2018 9:30 AM | » Full Article Executive Insights Panelists Look to Leadership for Success
Business students listened and asked questions of four prominent business leaders, all with strong ties to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business at the spring Executive Insights held at Howard L. Hawks Hall on April 12. The event, hosted by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, provided leadership perspectives from Shawntell Kroese ’96, vice president of Loup, a Union Pacific logistics company; Allan Noddle ’62, former CEO of Ahold USA Support Services; Nancy Paasch ’06, chief administration officer at Sandhills Publishing; and Bryan Slone, president of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and former assistant professor of practice of accounting at Nebraska Business.

Global Teams Utilize Cross-Cultural Skills at Export Challenge

Apr 17 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Global Teams Utilize Cross-Cultural Skills at Export Challenge
Nebraska Business students from around the world utilized cross-cultural skills in the inaugural Nebraska Export Challenge as they competed in teams to make business presentations based on exporting products abroad. Dr. Kalu Osiri, director of the international business program and associate professor of practice of management, envisioned the competition with a goal on getting students to interact with peers from other countries.

Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science

Apr 16 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science
Just like chili and cinnamon rolls, some of the best partnerships are unexpected combinations. Three students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business presented at the 2018 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance (DAAA) Conference. Utilizing their business insight, they discussed an uncommon topic for business majors – nuclear deterrence. The conference was hosted by the university's Department of Political Science and the College of Law Space, Cyber and Telecommunication Law Program, March 15-16.

Nebraska Business Honors Top Business Leaders

Apr 13 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Honors Top Business Leaders
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosted the 34th annual Advisory Board Awards Luncheon on April 13, in Howard L. Hawks Hall. The awards honor the outstanding accomplishments of business leaders and corporations in the state of Nebraska and beyond.

Students Present Irrigation, Export Projects in Benin

Apr 12 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Students Present Irrigation, Export Projects in Benin
A global immersion trip to the Republic of Benin in Africa presented an in-depth, interdisciplinary learning opportunity for seven students from the College of Business, College of Engineering and College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. During the spring break trip, students leveraged their different perspectives and ideas to present two production and management projects at the University of Abomey–Calavi in Cotonou, Benin.

Target Finds Unique Partnership with Students at Case Competition

Apr 11 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article Target Finds Unique Partnership with Students at Case Competition
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.

Mlnarik Finds More Than One Way to Earn Spare Change

Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Mlnarik Finds More Than One Way to Earn Spare Change
Dan Mlnarik ’93 spent more than 10 years helping award University of Nebraska–Lincoln-bound high school students with scholarships. He found this volunteer effort through the Optimist Club meaningful as he worked with people trying to qualify to buy a home with large college debt as a managing broker at Home Real Estate in Lincoln.

Flag Project Puts Business Student in Record Book

Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Flag Project Puts Business Student in Record Book
John Lang, a freshman business administration major from Omaha, Nebraska, brought a remarkable world record with him when he joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business community last fall. Inspired by his family’s legacy of military and first responder service, he organized the building of a 1,813.52-square-foot American flag and landed in the Guinness World Records™.

Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business

Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business
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.

Combs Builds Nebraska Through Inclusion

Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Combs Builds Nebraska Through Inclusion
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.

Business Students Strengthen Networking Skills

Apr 9 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Business Students Strengthen Networking Skills
More than 30 employers came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business to connect with students at the Build Your Community networking event. Hosted by the Business Career Center from April 2-5, students enrolled in Career Development and Planning (BSAD 222) had the opportunity to meet and talk with professionals from Nebraska businesses.

Achievements for April 5, 2018

Apr 6 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article Achievements for April 5, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Dr. Regina Frey-Cordes, Amy Lester, Abigail Nappier Cherup, Dayna Larreau and Dr. Ann Mari May.

Matthews Represents Nebraska at Mittelstaedt Symposium

Apr 6 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Matthews Represents Nebraska at Mittelstaedt Symposium
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.

Student Entrepreneurs Create “April Madness” at Competition

Apr 5 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Student Entrepreneurs Create “April Madness” at Competition
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.

Business Students Connect with Minneapolis Employers

Apr 4 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Business Students Connect with Minneapolis Employers
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.

New Law and Business Minor Open To All Majors

Apr 3 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article New Law and Business Minor Open To All Majors
Graduate-level professors will be teaching undergraduates in a new academic program created through a University of Nebraska partnership.

Nebraska Business Offers Online M.S. in Finance Degree

Apr 2 2018 8:15 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Offers Online M.S. in Finance Degree
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is now accepting applications for the inaugural class for a new online master of science degree in finance. Prospective students for the new online M.S. in finance degree must apply by July 1 for the fall term.
 

Frey Feels Home in Nebraska MAIAA Program

Mar 30 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Frey Feels Home in Nebraska MAIAA Program
Passionate for teaching others, James Frey, a first-year student in the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, enjoys developing people’s best qualities to help them be successful. Frey grew up in Meriden, Connecticut, and majored in physical education at Central Connecticut State University. He planned on becoming a teacher after graduation.

Business Alumni Featured at Executive Insights

Mar 28 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Business Alumni Featured at Executive Insights
Four Nebraska Business alumni return to the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to lead the Executive Insights panel on Thursday, April 12. Hosted by the School of Accountancy and the Department of Finance, business leaders highlight the panel discussion with a question and answer session at 4 p.m., followed by a networking reception at 5 p.m. The free event invites all university students and the public to attend. The deadline to register for the event is Friday, April 6.

Six MABA and MBA Students Attend YP Summit

Mar 27 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Six MABA and MBA Students Attend YP Summit
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln sent six students from the MBA and master of arts in business administration (MABA) programs to Omaha, Nebraska, for the 2018 Young Professionals Summit. The annual event strives to cultivate professional, personal and community growth while exposing promising young professionals to potential career avenues.

Nebraska Business Announces M.S. in Business Analytics Degree

Mar 26 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Announces M.S. in Business Analytics Degree
Applications now are being accepted for the inaugural class in a new online Master of Science degree in business analytics developed by the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Achievements for March 23, 2018

Mar 23 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for March 23, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Dr. Tammy E. Beck, Paula Caldwell, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Samantha Kennelly, Dr. Ann Mari May, Katie Sewell and Rachel Wesley.

Omer Research Looks at Fee-Pressured Audit Offices

Mar 22 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Omer Research Looks at Fee-Pressured Audit Offices
Firms hire auditors to provide independent assessments of their financial statements and assure investors and outside parties that they are free from material misstatements.

Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth

Mar 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth
The Nebraska economy will continue to growth through the third quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Nebraska MBA Program Surges to Top 20

Mar 20 2018 10:30 AM | » Full Article Nebraska MBA Program Surges to Top 20
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Master of Business Administration ranks 20th nationally in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report evaluations of graduate school programs. The rankings were announced March 20.

Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts Lincoln Service Center

Mar 19 2018 11:30 AM | » Full Article Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts Lincoln Service Center
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship provides unique resources to the local business community which will now expand under a new partnership with the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) Lincoln Service Center. Serving Lincoln and southeast Nebraska, the Lincoln Service Center provides business planning, loan packaging and financial analysis.

Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Boost First-Year Development

Mar 16 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Boost First-Year Development
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business selected 58 new students to serve as student strengths coaches for the 2018-19 school year. The coaches will join more than 20 returning coaches to mentor and coach over 750 first-year business students in Professional Enhancement I Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111).

Student Competitor Registration Open for New Venture Competition, April 3

Mar 15 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Student Competitor Registration Open for New Venture Competition, April 3
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. 

Q & A: Economist Jarrett Explains Tariffs, Trade

Mar 14 2018 7:00 PM | » Full Article Q & A: Economist Jarrett Explains Tariffs, Trade
Surrounded by U.S. steel and aluminum workers, President Donald Trump signed an order March 8 for a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum to take effect in 15 days. Trump said the tariffs are necessary to protect U.S. industry. Critics say they will have unintended consequences.

Uche Jarrett, an assistant professor of practice who teaches international economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, addresses common misconceptions about tariffs and trade.

International Insights Set Anderson Apart

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. John Anderson, Baird Family Professor of Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, grew up with a world perspective beyond his immediate surroundings. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the son of missionary parents, Anderson carries with him the same passion to help others across the globe.

With Online MBA Ranked Among World's Best, Nebraska Business Expands Online Graduate Programs

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article With Online MBA Ranked Among World's Best, Nebraska Business Expands Online Graduate Programs
On March 5, Financial Times announced in its fifth annual online MBA rankings that the University of Nebraska–Lincoln online Master of Business Administration program ranked No. 1 in the world for alumni salary increases.

International Business Summit Marks 30th Anniversary of Major at Nebraska

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article International Business Summit Marks 30th Anniversary of Major at Nebraska
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the international business major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the College of Business plans to host its inaugural International Business Summit at Howard L. Hawks Hall, April 12-13. The summit will celebrate the milestone and offer students, faculty, alumni and employers the opportunity to connect with others who study or teach international business and professionals already doing business on a global scale.

Sen Named ISBM Fellow, Dissertation Awarded

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Sen Named ISBM Fellow, Dissertation Awarded
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.

Horowitz’s Passion for Sports Propels Her into Career in the Industry

Mar 12 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Horowitz’s Passion for Sports Propels Her into Career in the Industry
Summer Horowitz fulfilled a lifelong dream playing softball at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Originally from Briarcliff Manor, New York, Horowitz chose Tufts because of the opportunity to continue her softball career at a place she could be successful on and off the field.

Former Navy SEAL Fussell Speaks to Harris Lecture Audience

Mar 9 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Former Navy SEAL Fussell Speaks to Harris Lecture Audience
Chris Fussell, former United States Navy SEAL officer and partner at the McChrystal Group leadership development firm, spoke to nearly 500 students, faculty and business community partners at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, March 7. The second speaker for the annual Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series sponsored by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business and College of Law, Fussell spoke about developing teams in a complex world.

Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series

Mar 8 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced its spring series featuring four webinars that are free and open to the public. Economics faculty and student researchers will lead the discussions. Attendees can register for any of the webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu.

Business Learning Communities Students Gain Insight at Chicago Companies

Mar 7 2018 1:30 PM | » Full Article Business Learning Communities Students Gain Insight at Chicago Companies
Students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business recently traveled to Chicago on an industry visit to expand their perspective on business. Twenty-seven students from two Business Learning Communities (BLC) and three BLC student mentors visited Deloitte, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Catapult Chicago. They also took in the city by attending attractions like the Blue Man Group show and Cloud Gate at Millennium Park.

College of Business Honors Inaugural Class of Start Strong Strengths Academy

Mar 6 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article College of Business Honors Inaugural Class of Start Strong Strengths Academy
The inaugural class of the Start Strong Strengths Academy was recognized during the February staff meeting at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Sara Weixelman, human resources generalist, and Deb Eisloeffel, human resources manager, presented 19 staff and graduate students with their Strengths Mentor certificates.

Nebraska’s Online MBA Ranked Among World’s Best

Mar 5 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska’s Online MBA Ranked Among World’s Best
Financial Times has ranked the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's online Master of Business Administration program No. 1 in the world for alumni salary increases.

Second Cohort of International Business Distinguished Scholars Inducted

Mar 1 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Second Cohort of International Business Distinguished Scholars Inducted
With hands raised by their side, 11 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business recited the Oath of Global Citizenship as they were inducted as the second cohort of International Business Distinguished Scholars. The program consists of international business majors with a minimum 3.5 GPA who are looking to expand their international prowess.

MAIAA and MBA Students Represent Nebraska at National Sports Forum

Feb 28 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article MAIAA and MBA Students Represent Nebraska at National Sports Forum
Four graduate students from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Frisco, Texas, for the National Sports Forum (NSF). The forum brings sports industry professionals together for education surrounding four pillars. These pillars are sponsorship sales, business development, ticket sales, and marketing and fan engagement. Additionally, select university students attend and compete against other graduate programs in a sports marketing related case in a 24-hour challenge.

Students Develop Marketing, Tourism Plans in Panama

Feb 27 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Students Develop Marketing, Tourism Plans in Panama
Nineteen students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business ventured to the nation of Panama through a global immersion program over winter break. Prior to their travel, students enrolled in International Studies in Business and Economics (BSAD 491) in the fall semester, split into two teams to develop a marketing plan to maximize a Panamanian teak farm’s market share in the United States.

NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition

Feb 26 2018 8:30 AM | » Full Article NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business marks the intended destination for thousands of high school students from across the United States competing in the Personal Finance Challenge national competition this spring. Nebraska Treasurer Don Stenberg announced the event at a press conference held in association with the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) housed in the college.

Husker Alumnus Prepares for 2020 Olympic Bid

Feb 24 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Husker Alumnus Prepares for 2020 Olympic Bid
As the winter Olympics wrapped up last month, a Husker alumnus is looking ahead to the 2020 Olympic games, with the goal of representing the United States in archery at the Tokyo games.

MAIAA Program Sends Four Students to NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar

Feb 23 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article MAIAA Program Sends Four Students to NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar
In only its fifth year, the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) program at Nebraska has made a name for itself amongst its peers in collegiate athletics. The NCAA recognized the program’s growth and recently selected four MAIAA students to attend its annual Emerging Leaders Seminar (ELS) at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) headquarters in Indianapolis.

Former Navy SEAL Officer to Present Harris Lecture on Leading Teams

Feb 22 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Former Navy SEAL Officer to Present Harris Lecture on Leading Teams
Former Navy Seal Officer Chris Fussell – now a business consultant and author – will deliver “Leading Teams in Complex Environments” on Wednesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The free, public lecture is the keynote address in the Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series co-hosted by the College of Business and College of Law.

Lifelong Learning and Teamwork Highlight Innovation Conference

Feb 21 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article Lifelong Learning and Teamwork Highlight Innovation Conference
The Innovation and the Future of Work conference brought together more than 200 students and business professionals for workshops in international business, artificial intelligence, human resources and more at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center held February 16. Coordinated by the Undergraduate Women in Business and the College of Business, the annual conference broadened its scope this year to examine topics and trends facing men and women in the workplace.

Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018

Feb 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska through the summer of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Nebraska Online MBA Ranks No. 17 in the Nation by Poets & Quants

Feb 16 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Online MBA Ranks No. 17 in the Nation by <em>Poets &amp; Quants</em >
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln online MBA program built upon its strong reputation this week by appearing in the Top 20 of Poets & Quants inaugural ranking of the top 25 online MBA programs. The Nebraska program ranks No. 17 in the nation and No. 2 in the Big Ten, while already holding strong placements by U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review and Financial Times.

Practice Makes Perfect at BSAD 333 Practice Interviews

Feb 15 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Practice Makes Perfect at BSAD 333 Practice Interviews
More than 450 business students interviewed with 40-plus employers in Hawks Hall on February 5-8. Organized by the Business Career Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, these practice interviews brought together students enrolled in Internship and Job Search Strategies (BSAD 333) with employers in a variety of occupations with an added bonus at the end.

A Valentine’s Day Story: Why Everyone Loves Howard Hawks Hall

Feb 14 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article A Valentine’s Day Story: Why Everyone Loves Howard Hawks Hall
Howard L. Hawks Hall opened in August and a series of inaugural projects and events followed from the first day of classes to the first holidays celebrated in the building. In honor of Valentine’s Day, business faculty, staff and students explain why they love Hawks Hall. The Nebraska Business community can share their own notes of appreciation, called Husker Hearts, on Wednesday, February 14, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the Welcome Center.

Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association

Feb 13 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association
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.

Diving Into the Business of Great White Sharks

Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Diving Into the Business of Great White Sharks
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.

Nguyen Uses Strengths in Commitment to Help Others

Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nguyen Uses Strengths in Commitment to Help Others
The motivation to succeed takes many forms for students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. For Phat Nguyen, a senior business administration major from Lincoln, Nebraska, the desire to serve others shapes his college experiences and stems from relationships with family, teachers, classmates, country and his homeland of origin, Vietnam. His vision to make a difference in other people’s lives ignites an entrepreneurial spirit looking to innovate.

Ibrayeva Lives American Dream at College of Business

Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. Elina Ibrayeva, professor of practice in management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, brings a multi-faceted approach to her profession that drives her to be the best she can be. Her zest for teaching involves a disciplined classroom, integration of new technologies, working with local and international businesses and traveling abroad with students and colleagues to fully understand the nature of the global business economy.

Students Learn ‘Obstacles Are Opportunities’ at Naval Academy

Feb 9 2018 1:45 PM | » Full Article Students Learn ‘Obstacles Are Opportunities’ at Naval Academy
Four University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students strengthened their skills at the U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference in Annapolis, Maryland. The students joined more than 300 people from 45 military and civilian colleges spending four days learning about leading and persevering through obstacles during sessions led by prominent military, government and industry leaders.

Nebraska Business Hosts Four Power Lunches

Feb 8 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Hosts Four Power Lunches
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Executive Education program will host four spring Power Lunches which will provide ideas and strategies to help solve today’s business challenges. Open to all business professionals, the Power Lunches are led by College of Business faculty members and offered in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall at 14th and Vine Streets in room 202.

Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Grant Applications from Nonprofits

Feb 7 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Grant Applications from Nonprofits
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.

Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester

Feb 6 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
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.

Survey of European Economists Finds Sizable Gender Gaps in Opinions

Feb 5 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Survey of European Economists Finds Sizable Gender Gaps in Opinions
A new study has found a sizable gender gap in views among economists in Europe on a broad range of topics including core precepts, government intervention, taxes, environmental protection and equal opportunity.

Entrepreneur Panel Provides Blueprint to Business Success for Students

Feb 2 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Entrepreneur Panel Provides Blueprint to Business Success for Students
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.

Philanthropist Helping Nebraska Business Students Learn to Give

Feb 1 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Philanthropist Helping Nebraska Business Students Learn to Give
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.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Ignites at the 48-Hour Challenge

Jan 31 2018 6:00 PM | » Full Article Entrepreneurial Spirit Ignites at the 48-Hour Challenge
Ideas flowed and plans came together for University of Nebraska–Lincoln students at the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge held Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28. Hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, more than 50 students spent their weekend developing business ideas together.

Dominguez Ready for Next Step at Nebraska

Jan 29 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Dominguez Ready for Next Step at Nebraska
Candice Dominguez dedicated herself to cheerleading and track in high school and college in California. When it was time to take the next step to fulfill her career ambitions of working in the sports industry, it led her all the way to Nebraska to the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) program.

McDowell Finds Calling to Help Others Through Accounting

Jan 26 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article McDowell Finds Calling to Help Others Through Accounting
Competing for Henderson’s Heartland High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter, Ashley (Quiring) McDowell ’17 won two national competitions focused on accounting. Though the first-place trophies represented her success, she found a greater sense of accomplishment by finding her calling.
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