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Nebraska Indicator: Economic Data Lags Business Expectations

Jun 21 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: Economic Data Lags Business Expectations
Economic growth will slow in Nebraska in late 2017, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Global Immersion in Italy Blog by Marin Olson

Jun 15 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Global Immersion in Italy Blog by Marin Olson
Marin Olson, a junior marketing major from Julesburg, Colorado, is studying abroad June 11-July 7 in Italy as part of the College of Business Global Immersion program Italy: Analyzing Supply Chain Management Around the Amalfi Coast. She and her classmates will learn about the supply chain management systems in both Italian and multinational companies, tour Italian businesses such as an olive oil factory, go on excursions to places like Pompeii and more during the four-week trip. She looks forward to experiencing a different culture, taking herself out of her comfort zone and seeing the world outside of Colorado and Nebraska. After the program, she plans to meet her brother and cousin in Florence and from there, explore more northern parts of Italy and possibly make a trip to Croatia.

Thompson Named Inaugural Faculty Fellow of Rural Futures Institute

Jun 15 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Thompson Named Inaugural Faculty Fellow of Rural Futures Institute
Understanding how economies function in rural communities supports their long-term growth according to Dr. Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research (BBR) and W.W. Marshall associate professor of economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Thompson’s research of rural economies at the BBR paved the way for his recent appointment as an inaugural Faculty Fellow of the Rural Futures Institute (RFI). Fifteen faculty researchers from Nebraska and other institutions join 10 Community Innovation Fellows, as part of an RFI initiative to think strategically about issues facing rural communities.

Global Immersion: John Pfeifer Blog in Spain

Jun 13 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article Global Immersion: John Pfeifer Blog in Spain
John Pfeifer, a junior finance major from Grand Island, Nebraska, is studying abroad June 3-July 16 in Barcelona, Spain, as part of the College of Business Global Immersion program Husker Race of Spain. He and his classmates will learn the culture, language and business practices that make Barcelona a truly unique city. The program features creative city explorations where, instead of having regular tours with tour guides, students will be given maps and quests to discover the city similar to the TV show, “The Amazing Race.” He looks forward to learning more about the customs and culture of Spain, making new friends, enjoying the night life and trying all of the local cuisine.

Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Encourage First-Year Development

Jun 12 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Encourage First-Year Development
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business selected 74 students to serve as student strengths coaches for the 2017-18 school year. The coaches will mentor more than 750 first-year business students in Professional Enhancement I Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111).

Forecast: Weak Farm Income Will Limit Growth in Nebraska Economy

Jun 9 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article
Weak farm income will continue to hamper Nebraska’s economic growth during the next three years, according to the latest long-term forecast produced by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research and the Nebraska Business Forecast Council.

Honors Students Tour Businesses in Minneapolis

Jun 8 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article Honors Students Tour Businesses in Minneapolis
Five students from the College of Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Minneapolis in April to gain business insight during three industry visits. The two-day trip allowed students to interact with professionals from Target, Valspar and Land O’ Lakes while learning about the business environment in the city.

Big Red Investment Club Members Attend Global Forum

Jun 7 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Big Red Investment Club Members Attend Global Forum
Capitalizing on a unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders in finance through a global forum and visit top investment companies, five students in the Big Red Investment Club (BRIC) traveled to New York City in early April with Dr. Glenn Williams, associate professor of practice in finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. They joined more than 1,500 participants at the annual Quinnipiac University Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) Forum in New York City.

Carlson Named Fellow by American Academy of Advertising

Jun 6 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article Carlson Named Fellow by American Academy of Advertising
Dr. Les Carlson, professor and Nathan J. Gold Distinguished Professor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, received the distinction of being named a fellow of the American Academy of Advertising (AAA). The honor means a lot to Carlson, who started attending AAA meetings in the early 90s.

Global Immersion: Ann Pogrebitskiy Blog From Chile

Jun 4 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Global Immersion: Ann Pogrebitskiy Blog From Chile
Ann Pogrebitskiy, a sophomore actuarial science and finance major from Denver, Colorado, is studying abroad May 14-June 4 in Santiago, Chile as part of the College of Business Global Immersion program Chile: Business Hub of Latin America. She and her classmates will interact with local Chilean university students and learn essential finance concepts during the three week trip. She looks forward to experiencing a different culture, increasing her global awareness, hearing new stories and checking an item off her college bucket list. 

Business Analytics Class Presents to Lincoln Officials

May 25 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Business Analytics Class Presents to Lincoln Officials
Students from the Business Analytics/Information Analysis (SCMS 350) course at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln ended their spring semester project receiving feedback from not only their professor, but three Lincoln officials. An assignment created by Clyde Davis, lecturer in supply chain management and analytics, the College of Business students analyzed information from the Open Data and Performance Management website and presented their findings for Director of Public Safety Tom Casady, Assistant Chief of Lincoln Fire and Rescue Pat Borer, and Chief of Lincoln Fire and Rescue Michael Despain.

Curling Team, Actuarial Science Student Place Second at Nationals

May 24 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article Curling Team, Actuarial Science Student Place Second at Nationals
Junior Austin Rose, an actuarial science major from Broken Bow, Nebraska, helped the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Curling Club place second at the USA Curling Championship in Utica, New York, March 10-12. The accomplishment served as the highest national finish since the club began in 2007.

Hughes Tackled MBA While Coaching Football

May 23 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Tyler Hughes ’16 of Salt Lake City, coached collegiate football nearly 10 years due to his love of the game and passion for working with athletes. However, the goal of earning his MBA stayed in the back of his mind. When he landed the job as head football coach at Minot State University in North Dakota, he decided he would also tackle his MBA at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Welton Achieves Success in Stint at Nebraska

May 23 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Welton Achieves Success in Stint at Nebraska
As assistant professor of practice in marketing the past five years, Steven Welton brought more than 30 years of professional marketing experience to the classroom. He taught both graduate and undergraduate business students and earned the College of Business MBA Distance Teaching Award his first year and the Department of Marketing Teaching Award this year.

New Name, Honorees and Strategies Unveiled at Employer Partners Day

May 22 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article New Name, Honorees and Strategies Unveiled at Employer Partners Day
The Business Career Center, formerly known as Career Services at CBA, hosted the sixth annual Employer Partners Day at Nebraska Innovation Campus on May 16. With a record-breaking attendance, more than 120 attendees learned about new University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business initiatives to advance students’ career development and new building features employers can utilize in college updates from Dr. Kathy Farrell, interim dean, and Dr. Rachel Larson, director of the Business Career Center. They also gained strategies to strengthen their campus recruiting efforts during breakout sessions and a keynote presentation.

Honors Academy Selects 42 Students as Class of 2021

May 18 2017 4:30 PM | » Full Article Honors Academy Selects 42 Students as Class of 2021
The College of Business Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln selected 42 incoming first-year students to join the academy this fall. This group will be the fifth cohort of the Nebraska Business Honors Academy since its founding in 2013.

Eight Students Earn Certificates for Career Readiness

May 15 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article Eight Students Earn Certificates for Career Readiness
The College of Business Career Center hosted a celebration April 21 for eight University of Nebraska–Lincoln students who completed the Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) program. The program is a 10-week, intensive career preparation program designed to assist international sophomore and junior business students in finding internships or full-time employment in the United States as well as connect students to applicable campus and community resources.

School of Accountancy Recognizes Graduates at Celebration

May 12 2017 8:30 AM | » Full Article School of Accountancy Recognizes Graduates at Celebration
More than 125 graduates from the School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received recognition at the spring 2017 Graduation Celebration on Friday, May 5. The event, held in the Memorial Stadium Club Suites, gave friends and family members a chance to congratulate graduates and meet faculty and staff from the school.

Supply Chain Students Place First at APICS Case Competition

May 11 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article Supply Chain Students Place First at APICS Case Competition
Four students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business placed first at the APICS Heartland District Student Case Competition in Des Moines, Iowa, March 24-25. Involved with the Department of Supply Chain Management and Analytics at Nebraska, the students earned a ticket to the APICS Global Final Case Competition in October with the win.

Honors Academy Students Encourage Reading at Malone Center

May 10 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article Honors Academy Students Encourage Reading at Malone Center
Honors Academy students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business initiated a new project to give back to the Lincoln community and encourage reading habits of young children. Working with the Malone Community Center, which provides educational, cultural and advocacy programs for all people with a mission of strengthening the local African American community, the academy students provided 88 books for 44 children.

MBA Students Participate in Big Ten + Case Competition

May 9 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article MBA Students Participate in Big Ten + Case Competition
Four graduate students from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to participate in the Big Ten + Case Competition, hosted by The Ohio State University Fischer College of Business on April 1.

Honors Academy Celebration Highlights Graduation Activities

May 8 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article Honors Academy Celebration Highlights Graduation Activities
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln granted more than 525 undergraduate and graduate business degrees during commencement exercises May 5-6. The college celebrated the graduation of the inaugural cohort of the College of Business Honors Academy with a special graduation event on May 5. The event concluded several prominent graduation activities for the College of Business including the MBA Graduation Luncheon, the School of Accountancy Graduation Celebration and the Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye, which took place at the Railyard in Lincoln’s Haymarket District.

Determination Leads Goldberg to Success

May 5 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article Determination Leads Goldberg to Success
Senior Sydney Goldberg, a marketing major and computer science minor from St. Joseph, Missouri, strives to make an impact at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Driven by determination, she experienced a life-changing accident in South America the summer after her freshman year.

Honors Senior a ‘Triple Threat’ Entering Career

May 4 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Honors Senior a ‘Triple Threat’ Entering Career
Senior Adam Froendt, an economics, finance and management major from Omaha, Nebraska, believes maximizing his experience at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will lead to future success. A member of the College of Business Honors Academy, he completed three internships to complement his coursework.

Bolam Earns Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Russia

May 3 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Bolam Earns Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Russia
Taylor Bolam, a senior from Elkhorn, Nebraska, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Russia for the 2017-18 academic year. An economics major with minors in German and Russian, Bolam said he applied for the program because he enjoys learning about other cultures and he believes language is a key to many doors – "doors that lead to discovery, understanding and opportunity."

SEF Recognizes Nebraska for Preparing Sales Students

May 2 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article SEF Recognizes Nebraska for Preparing Sales Students
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Undergraduate Certificate Program in Sales Excellence received a third consecutive recognition as one of the “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF). The announcement came in SEF’s 2017 ANNUAL magazine. SEF recognizes universities for preparing students in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession.

Target Case Competition Inspires Ingenuity

May 1 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article Target Case Competition Inspires Ingenuity
University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students competing in the Target Case Competition in April experienced first-hand the art of digital marketing related to the customer shopping experience in Target stores. Eight student teams pitched their business solutions to Target managers while competing for $2,000 in cash prizes.

Farrell Presents Business Faculty, Staff Awards

Apr 28 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article Farrell Presents Business Faculty, Staff Awards
Ten faculty and staff members from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received honors at the 2017 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception on April 27. Dr. Kathy Farrell, interim dean, presented the awards at the Van Brunt Visitors Center.

YLSCM Group Tours Supply Chain Operations in Kansas and Missouri

Apr 27 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article YLSCM Group Tours Supply Chain Operations in Kansas and Missouri
Members of the Young Leaders of Supply Chain Management (YLSCM) student organization at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business enhanced their knowledge of the supply chain industry by touring four businesses in Kansas and Missouri. The two-day trip in March included visits to Holladay Distillery in Weston, Missouri; B/E Aerospace in Lenexa, Kansas; Fastenal Distribution Center in Edwardsville, Kansas; and Roasterie in Kansas City, Missouri.

More Than 80 Students Receive Academic Achievement Awards

Apr 26 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article More Than 80 Students Receive Academic Achievement Awards
More than 80 University of Nebraska–Lincoln students received academic achievement awards at the College of Business Honors Ceremony on Sunday, April 23. Distributed by Dr. Donna Dudney, associate dean for undergraduate programs and associate professor of finance, and Dr. D’vee Buss, assistant dean for undergraduate programs, the awards included the William Gold Scholarship Award, Clifford Hicks Honor Award, LeRossignol Award and Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key.

Graduate Students Compete in National Sports Forum Case Cup

Apr 25 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article Graduate Students Compete in National Sports Forum Case Cup
Four graduate students from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Minneapolis-St. Paul for the National Sports Forum (NSF) Case Cup competition. Students compete against other graduate programs in a sports-marketing related case in this 24-hour challenge.

Executive Insights Encourages Students to Find Their Passion

Apr 24 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Executive Insights Encourages Students to Find Their Passion
Four alumni from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business shared their executive experiences with students as part of Executive Insights held April 13 at the Nebraska Union. The event is an ongoing series initiated by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, intended to engage all University students with executives through panel discussions and networking sessions.

Hudson Connects Through Peer Mentoring, Internship

Apr 21 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Hudson Connects Through Peer Mentoring, Internship
Derek Hudson, a senior marketing major from Omaha, Nebraska, transferred to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business his junior year and immediately got involved in the Department of Marketing. He found his niche as a peer mentor for Marketing (MRKT 341) and continued in the position for four semesters while finishing his undergraduate degree and taking graduate courses, which makes him the longest-standing student in the role.

A Third Increase in the Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska

Apr 21 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article A Third Increase in the Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
There was further evidence of an improving Nebraska economy in the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

New Professional Development Curriculum Assists Graduate Students

Apr 20 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article New Professional Development Curriculum Assists Graduate Students
With the introduction of two new graduate programs in the last three years, the Office of Graduate Programs staff at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business developed professional development curriculum to better prepare graduate students for the workforce. Students earning degrees in either the new master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) or a master of arts in business administration (MABA) are the first to benefit from the workshop-based curriculum.

Sales Certificates Awarded to 28 Students

Apr 19 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Sales Certificates Awarded to 28 Students
Business students earning sales certificates through the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Certificate Program in Sales Excellence gathered at Misty’s Restaurant in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, to be recognized for their accomplishment and enjoy lunch. In all, 28 students received certificates, including 11 who became the first group to earn advanced certificates in professional selling.

Fred Luthans Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Apr 18 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Fred Luthans Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Fred Luthans, University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Management Emeritus at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management (OB AOM) for his numerous significant accomplishments during his career. The award, established in 2005 and sponsored by the Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, recognizes senior scholars who make exceptional contributions to the discipline of organizational behavior.

Union Pacific Executives Lead Case Competition

Apr 17 2017 9:30 AM | » Full Article Union Pacific Executives Lead Case Competition
Student teams at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration competed in the 2017 Union Pacific (UP) case competition, delivering presentations to UP executives to make recommendations on investing in the emerging sage grass market. Teams received the case summary at 8:30 a.m. and had until noon to consult with UP managers, build a business plan and create a power point presentation. During the afternoon the four teams presented their plans for a half-hour each to the executives.

Top Business Leaders Honored at Dean's Advisory Board Luncheon

Apr 14 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article Top Business Leaders Honored at Dean's Advisory Board Luncheon
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosted the 33rd annual Advisory Board Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 14, at the Nebraska Champions Club. The awards honor the outstanding accomplishments of business leaders and corporations in the state of Nebraska and beyond.

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.
 

Honors Academy Students Compete at Leadership Challenge Event

Apr 13 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Honors Academy Students Compete at Leadership Challenge Event
Ten students from the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln improved their group communication and problem solving skills at the Leadership Challenge Event at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, March 2-3. The competition featured a live simulation where teams assumed roles within a fictional city, made decisions together and handled adverse situations throughout the day.

Business Student Presents at Smart Startup 2017 in Thailand

Apr 12 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Business Student Presents at Smart Startup 2017 in Thailand
Matt Foley, a senior economics and management major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, presented his online marketplace, FarmAfield, at the Smart Startup 2017 Conference. Hosted in Bangkok by the Thailand Ministry of Commerce (TOC), conference leaders offered the group an all-expenses-paid trip in exchange for sharing their agricultural and entrepreneurial expertise.

Students Receive Supportive Feedback at 26th Mittelstaedt Symposium

Apr 11 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Students Receive Supportive Feedback at 26th Mittelstaedt Symposium
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.

Lincoln Chamber, CBA Host Women in Business Conference

Apr 10 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Lincoln Chamber, CBA Host Women in Business Conference
The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration will host the 13th annual Women in Business Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 at the Country Club of Lincoln, 3200 S. 24th St. The conference draws hundreds of emerging leaders.

Business Students Present Ecotourism Development Plan in Guyana

Apr 7 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Business Students Present Ecotourism Development Plan in Guyana
A group of 9 University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students presented plans to help further develop ecotourism in Guyana’s interior over spring break. The group led by Dr. J.K. Osiri, director of the international business program and associate professor of practice in management, and Guyanese native, Dr. Colin Ramsay, E.J. Faulkner professor of actuarial science, traveled with the students as part of the global immersion program at CBA.

Career Expeditions Take Students to Dallas and New York City

Apr 6 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Career Expeditions Take Students to Dallas and New York City
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Career Services at CBA staff traveled with students to Dallas and New York City over spring break on career expeditions. Students on these career-oriented trips visited companies and major cities, and networked with industry professionals and alumni.

Friesen Awarded for Outstanding Academic Advising

Apr 5 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Friesen Awarded for Outstanding Academic Advising
Megan Friesen, assistant director of academic success and advising in the Office of Undergraduate Programs at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, received the 2017 Dr. Charles Riedesel Outstanding Academic Advising Award. Presented to a full-time faculty or staff member at Nebraska who directly delivers advising services to undergraduates, the award recognizes individuals who go above and beyond to enable student success in academics and life.

Four Executives to Speak at Executive Insights Panel, April 13

Apr 4 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Four Executives to Speak at Executive Insights Panel, April 13
Four distinguished University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumni executives will share their perspectives on leadership and business success at the College of Business Administration spring Executive Insights panel Thursday, April 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. Hosted by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, the free event features the panel discussion and a question and answer session starting at 4 p.m. and is followed by a networking reception at 5 p.m. All university students and the general public are invited. Dr. Kathy Farrell, interim dean and State Farm Professor of Finance, will facilitate the discussion.  

Student Entrepreneurs Win $67,500 in New Venture Competition

Apr 3 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Student Entrepreneurs Win $67,500 in New Venture Competition
Student entrepreneurs from across the University of Nebraska–Lincoln faced-off in the Center for Entrepreneurship New Venture Competition March 27-28 at the Nebraska Union. Students earned $67,500 in prize money, including a $50,000 grand prize. Reminiscent of the NCAA basketball March Madness tournament, teams competed in a bracket format and advanced through two preliminary rounds. After elimination rounds, four teams competed head-to-head in the finals.

Business Learning Communities Tour Federal Reserve Bank, Kauffman Stadium

Mar 31 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Business Learning Communities Tour Federal Reserve Bank, Kauffman Stadium
Students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration gained business insight outside the classroom by traveling to Kansas City, Missouri, on March 3. As part of the Business Learning Communities (BLC), students interacted with business professionals during tours of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Kauffman Stadium, home of Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals.

Hanson Memorial Fund Provides Valuable Opportunities

Mar 29 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Hanson Memorial Fund Provides Valuable Opportunities
The Ardis J. and Emmett M. Hanson Memorial Fund for Excellence in Finance provides learning and research opportunities for students and faculty within the Department of Finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Established in 2009, the gift is allocated toward scholarships for students, support for outstanding junior faculty research and seminars presented by renowned scholars.

Innovation Challenge Encourages Entrepreneurship

Mar 27 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Innovation Challenge Encourages Entrepreneurship
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration teamed up with the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) to host the Innovation Challenge March 2-6. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students from any academic program at Nebraska, teams received $5 to create an idea and generate as much value as possible.

Davis Explores Passion for Marketing and Leadership with Transfer to CBA

Mar 22 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Davis Explores Passion for Marketing and Leadership with Transfer to CBA
Audrey Davis transferred to University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration to find a supportive community where she could hone her marketing skills. At Nebraska, she gains valuable experience and maximizes her creativity in her role as a student organization leader.

Rock Band to Teach Students Lessons in Finance

Mar 21 2017 4:15 PM | » Full Article Rock Band to Teach Students Lessons in Finance
Weaving a high-energy, live rock performance with lessons in finance, the band Gooding returns to Nebraska March 27-29 to share with students how financial literacy and confidence can enable them to make their dreams come true.

Shi Research Analyzes Approach to Sales Rep Turnover

Mar 21 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Motivated by solving business problems, Dr. Huanhuan Shi, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, specializes in analyzing the modern sales workforce. Shi worked as a customer relationship manager in the banking industry in China prior to coming to the United States to earn her Ph.D. at Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business in 2016. She joined CBA last fall and in March 2017, published, “Sales Representative Departures and Customer Reassignment Strategies in Business-to-Business Markets,” in the Journal of Marketing, the top ranked publication in the marketing field.

Klein Credits Disruption, Early Opportunities for Successful Career

Mar 21 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Klein Credits Disruption, Early Opportunities for Successful Career
Angie Klein ’01, vice president of marketing for new product innovation at Verizon, emphasized disruption and innovation in her keynote speech at the third annual Undergraduate Women in Business Conference at Nebraska Innovation Campus on February 24. Nearly 300 women attended the event on a snowy morning to hear Klein, who graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with degrees in both business and journalism. She quickly climbed the ladder at Verizon after joining the company in 2001.

Strengths Serve as Central Component to Ridenour’s Involvement

Mar 21 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Strengths Serve as Central Component to Ridenour’s Involvement
For the past 18 months, junior management major Brianna Ridenour from Alliance, Nebraska, gained real-world experience as a certified strengths coach at the College of Business Administration. When the Clifton Strengths Institute opened at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in August 2015, Ridenour took the Entrepreneurial Profile 10, also called EP10, during her freshman BSAD 111 class. She scored high enough to become part of the first cohort of the Clifton Builders Program.

Executive Education Programs Designed to Fulfill Training Needs

Mar 21 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Executive Education Programs Designed to Fulfill Training Needs
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Executive Education offers four certificate programs this spring and four Power Lunches in May and June. Led by College of Business Administration faculty members, the programs are designed to help professionals fulfill their training needs with a short time commitment.

Marketing and Music Majors Come Together in Harmony

Mar 20 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article Marketing and Music Majors Come Together in Harmony
Finding the ideal combination of majors, Connor Meuret chose to pursue degrees in vocal music and marketing. The Omaha, Nebraska native chose the University of Nebraska–Lincoln because of the competitive yet collaborative environment and respected reputations of both the Glenn Korff School of Music and the College of Business Administration. Meuret, a junior, believes the multiple opportunities on campus, such as an internship at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts, blends her creative talents and business acumen in ways that will prepare her for her future career.

Delta Sigma Pi Hosts Halsey Invitational Tournament

Mar 17 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Delta Sigma Pi Hosts Halsey Invitational Tournament
The Alpha Delta Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed more than 300 students from Midwestern DSP chapters to downtown Lincoln for the annual Halsey Invitational Tournament, February 10-12. The inter-chapter event included many social activities hosted at Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln and a basketball and volleyball tournament held at Nebraska’s City Campus Recreation Center.

Second Sharp Increase in Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska

Mar 17 2017 3:00 AM | » Full Article Second Sharp Increase in Leading Economic Indicator - Nebraska
Nebraska’s economic growth will improve significantly during the second half of 2017, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

NCAA Selects Seven MAIAA Students to Attend Emerging Leaders Seminar

Mar 15 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article NCAA Selects Seven MAIAA Students to Attend Emerging Leaders Seminar
Seven master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration attended the Emerging Leaders Seminar (ELS) at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in Indianapolis in January. Selected by a committee from the NCAA membership, only 200 students attended the seminar for effective leadership, educational and transitional programming.

Agribusiness Prepares Bjerrum to Run Family Farm

Mar 13 2017 11:30 AM | » Full Article Agribusiness Prepares Bjerrum to Run Family Farm
Dylan Bjerrum, an agribusiness major with a management minor from Stromsburg, Nebraska, dreams of running his family’s farm. A senior in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, he experienced the business side of agriculture through an internship with Pinnacle Bank in Osceola, Nebraska.

Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts Entrepreneur in Residence Opportunities

Mar 10 2017 7:00 AM | » Full Article Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts Entrepreneur in Residence Opportunities
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration provides students the opportunity to interact with experienced innovation professionals through the Entrepreneur in Residence Program. Hosting five entrepreneurs at Nebraska during the spring semester, Suji Park, Global CEO for both Food Dreams Made Real and Suji’s Cuisine, opened the series on February 23.

48-Hour Challenge Fast-Tracks Business Ingenuity

Mar 9 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article 48-Hour Challenge Fast-Tracks Business Ingenuity
More than 60 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln dedicated a weekend to compete in the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge, coordinated by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business Administration. The event facilitated an environment where students pitched business ideas, fast-tracked them with fellow students and presented a business plan to judges – all in 48 hours.

Actuarial Society Presidents Give Joint Presentation to Students

Mar 8 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Actuarial Society Presidents Give Joint Presentation to Students
Actuarial science students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln received a rare opportunity to hear from the presidents of both the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) at a special event at the Nebraska Union. SOA President Jeremy Brown and CAS President Nancy Braithwaite, both of New York City, spoke to two groups of actuarial science students and stressed the importance of life-long learning in order to be successful in the field.

Nebraska Online MBA Named World’s Best Value

Mar 7 2017 8:45 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Online MBA Named World’s Best Value
The online MBA program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration is the No. 1 best value online MBA program in the world. Financial Times tapped Nebraska with its top ranking in value as well as No. 4 in the world in career services. The program’s overall ranking was No. 15.

Big Red Investment Club Offers Students Investment Experience

Mar 6 2017 11:30 AM | » Full Article Big Red Investment Club Offers Students Investment Experience
The Big Red Investment Club (BRIC) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers its members a chance to gain real world experience managing portfolios, researching companies and networking with top financial managers. Launched in 2012 and supported by the College of Business Administration, the club meets every Wednesday at Kauffman Residential Center at 8 p.m., and is open to all students at Nebraska.

Inaugural International Business Distinguished Scholars Named

Mar 3 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Inaugural International Business Distinguished Scholars Named
Dr. J.K. Osiri, director of the international business program and associate professor of practice in management, announced the inaugural International Business Distinguished Scholars at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration on February 23. The cohort-based program consists of international business majors with a minimum 3.6 GPA who wish to increase their international perspective and leadership skills.

Business and Liberal Arts Career Fair Welcomes Nearly 900 Students

Mar 1 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Business and Liberal Arts Career Fair Welcomes Nearly 900 Students
The Business and Liberal Arts Spring Career Fair brought together nearly 900 students and more than 150 prospective employers on February 22. The event, held at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, highlighted employers recruiting students studying business and liberal arts.

Students Challenged to Revitalize Ogallala

Feb 27 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article Students Challenged to Revitalize Ogallala
Students from the College of Business Administration Honors Academy and the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln received a hands-on assignment to improve the Ogallala, Nebraska, community. The project focused on four areas: attracting new businesses to the downtown and surrounding area; revitalizing the downtown area; drawing new, young families and professionals to the community; and stimulating population growth.
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