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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Thornock Enthusiastic About Nebraska

Jan 30 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. Todd Thornock brought his enthusiasm for both accounting and behavioral research to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. As an assistant professor at the College of Business, he found the positive Nebraska environment blended with his zest for managerial accounting.

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.

Honors Academy Helps Rahman Find Right Major in Accounting

Jan 24 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Honors Academy Helps Rahman Find Right Major in Accounting
Though honors students often fall into the category of high achievers, Shoilee Rahman’s ability to tenaciously work through challenges clenched her spot in the Nebraska Business Honors Academy. A sophomore accounting major from Chadron, Nebraska, she honed those skills to succeed at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Butterfield Accomplishes Many Firsts as a Husker

Jan 22 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Butterfield Accomplishes Many Firsts as a Husker
Tyler Butterfield, a sophomore accounting major from Norfolk, Nebraska, experienced a few firsts so far in his short time at the School of Accountancy. He became the first member of his immediate family on track to earn a college degree; he fulfilled one of his childhood dreams by earning a spot in the Cornhusker Marching Band; and, this summer, he became the first recipient of the Ronald James Rotherham Scholarship.

Accounting Pioneer Ellsworth Fulk Recognized in $2 Million Endowment Funds

Jan 12 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Accounting Pioneer Ellsworth Fulk Recognized in $2 Million Endowment Funds
The School of Accountancy received two major gifts totaling $2 million this year intended to help increase the ability of Nebraska to better compete with peers in the Big Ten conference. The anonymous endowments of $1 million each go to the creation of the Ellsworth L. Fulk Chair of Accountancy, and the Ellsworth L. Fulk Faculty and Ph.D. Student Development Fund.

10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business

Jan 11 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article 10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business
After serving as the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, Dr. Kathy Farrell became the 10th dean of the College of Business in December. In her relatively short time leading the college, Farrell has immersed herself in the job. The college’s Communications, Marketing and External Relations (CMER) team recently checked in with her to learn more about her and her thoughts on her new role and the future of the college.
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