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Twelve New Faculty Join Nebraska Business

Oct 5 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Twelve New Faculty Join Nebraska Business
With expertise ranging from strategic management to food and energy supply chains, 12 new faculty members joined the College of Business at the University of NebraskaLincoln this fall. Their combined years of teaching, research and industry experience help meet the needs of students due to accelerated enrollment growth and also fulfill the college’s mission to create high impact research that informs important business questions of the day. 

African Fellows Build Connections in Business at Nebraska

Aug 18 2017 9:30 AM | » Full Article African Fellows Build Connections in Business at Nebraska
Young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa spent six weeks in June and July at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for an academic and leadership institute sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative, empowers young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, networking, professional opportunities and support for activities in their communities.

Maciel Research Wins Sidney J. Levy Award

Aug 8 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article Maciel Research Wins Sidney J. Levy Award
Dr. Andre Maciel, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, received the Sidney J. Levy Award presented annually in honor of one of the founding fathers of consumer culture theory. Maciel earned the recognition from his article, “Taste Engineering: A Consumer Model of Cultural Competence Constitution,” published in the Journal of Consumer Research, a top-ranked marketing journal.

Schniederjans Lauded for Exceptional Personal and Academic Virtues

Jul 21 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article Schniederjans Lauded for Exceptional Personal and Academic Virtues
Dr. Marc Schniederjans, C. Wheaton Battery Distinguished Professor of Business, passed away on July 18 after serving as a distinguished faculty member at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business since 1981. Colleagues regarded Schniederjans as a major asset to Nebraska in the field of academic research and distance education.

Women’s Employment Gap Follows Red-Blue Cultural Divide, Economists Find

Jul 5 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Women’s Employment Gap Follows Red-Blue Cultural Divide, Economists Find
A new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business economists shows women in blue states are more likely to break the glass ceiling and move into high-salary, high-education jobs in male-dominated fields than women in red states.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DeFusco Recognized for Milestone in CFA Institute’s Continuing Education Program

Jan 18 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article DeFusco Recognized for Milestone in CFA Institute’s Continuing Education Program
The CFA Society of Nebraska recognized Dr. Richard DeFusco, chair of the Department of Finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, for achieving 10 consecutive years of professional development in CFA Institute’s continuing education program. The voluntary program offers investment management professionals an opportunity to continue their education and stay current with investment practice and theory while engaging in an ongoing commitment to the highest standards of competency and ethics. Recognition by the CFA Society of Nebraska demonstrates the importance of staying current in the investment profession.

Omer Research Finds Firms Respond to SEC Regulators by Paying More Taxes

Dec 12 2016 1:00 PM | » Full Article Omer Research Finds Firms Respond to SEC Regulators by Paying More Taxes
A recent study by Dr. Tom Omer, professor and Delmar Lienemann Sr. Chair of Accounting, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration finds an unintended consequence of getting better information to investors by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may result in U.S. firms paying more taxes – up to $3 billion of additional federal, state and foreign government taxes in a single year. The study, entitled “The Effects of Regulatory Scrutiny on Tax Avoidance: An Examination of SEC Content Letters,” appears in the November/December issue of The Accounting Review, the top journal for accounting research.

Maciel Taps Craft Beer to Research Consumer Tastes

Nov 18 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article Maciel Taps Craft Beer to Research Consumer Tastes
Craft brews comprise a growing share of the U.S. beer market. According to the Brewers Association, 24 million barrels of craft beers were sold in 2015, a 12.8 percent increase when overall beer sales are stagnant or declining.

Hayden Invited to U.S. Army War College Colloquium

Nov 8 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article Hayden Invited to U.S. Army War College Colloquium
Dr. Gregory Hayden, professor of economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, received an unexpected call late last year from former student, Col. Craig Strong ‘95. Strong, attending classes at the U.S. Army War College (USAWC), told Hayden he wanted to nominate him to participate in a capstone colloquium which concludes each graduating class year.

Plowman Recognized with NU Foundation’s Top Development Service Award

Oct 22 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article Plowman Recognized with NU Foundation’s Top Development Service Award
Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, is this year’s recipient of the Harlan J. Noddle Award for Distinguished Development Service. The award is the University of Nebraska Foundation’s top development service award and was presented to Plowman at its annual meeting of trustees on Oct. 21, 2016, at the Lincoln Cornhusker Marriott.

Green Announces Duane Acklie Chair at CBA

Oct 20 2016 11:30 AM | » Full Article Green Announces Duane Acklie Chair at CBA
Chancellor Ronnie Green of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced the establishment of the Duane Acklie Chair at the College of Business Administration to support the Clayton K. Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance. Dr. John Anderson, Baird Family Professor of Economics, believes the new chair puts CBA in position to be a leader in the field of international trade.

Gentry Receives George Fisk Award at Macromarketing Conference

Sep 23 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article Gentry Receives George Fisk Award at Macromarketing Conference
Dr. James Gentry, Maurice J. and Alice Hollman College Professor, received the George Fisk Award, presented annually at the Macromarketing Conference in Dublin, Ireland, on behalf of the Macromarketing Society. The award recognizes the best conference paper and was presented to Gentry, along with co-authors Dr. Jie Gao Fowler ‘12, Dr. Chu Rongwei and Dr. Xin Zhao for their paper, “The Plight of Rural Migrant Workers in Urban China.”

Start Expanding Your Ideas: Christina Carnes

Aug 9 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Christina Carnes
In a study recently accepted to Strategic Management Journal, Dr. Christina Carnes, assistant professor of management at the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, examined the importance of time in strategic management. “Friends or Strangers? It All Depends on Context: A Replication and Extension of Beckman, Haunschild, and Phillips (2004),” delves into the effect of firm-specific uncertainty and market uncertainty on cooperative partnerships between companies using data taken from the largest 300 firms listed by Fortune in 1990.

Dr. Lin Receives Early Career Scholarly Achievement Award

Jun 16 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Yijia Lin
Dr. Yijia Lin, associate professor of finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, won the Early Career Scholarly Achievement Award from the American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA), which recognizes distinguished achievement of a risk management and insurance scholar who is within ten years of receiving their Ph.D. Her publications in top tier journals helped pave the way for receiving the award.

Luthans Honored with Harvard, Best Places to Work in Omaha Awards

May 5 2016 9:30 AM | » Full Article Luthans Honored with Harvard, Best Places to Work in Omaha Awards
Dr. Fred Luthans, University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Management Emeritus at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, was honored with two awards for his work in the fields of organizational behavior, management and psychology. Luthans received the Harvard Impact Global Health Catalyst (GHC) Distinguished Leader Award at the Harvard Medical School GHC Summit April 29, and will accept the Individual Contributor Award May 19 at the Best Places to Work in Omaha luncheon.
 

Williams to Lead SRAM Program

Apr 28 2016 11:15 AM | » Full Article Williams to Lead SRAM Program
Through an ongoing partnership with the Clifton Foundation and Gallup, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Donde Plowman has appointed Dr. Larry J. Williams as director of the Survey Research and Methodology (SRAM) program, Donald and Shirley Clifton Chair of Survey Science and professor of management.
 

 

Dean Plowman Presents CBA Faculty, Staff Awards

Apr 21 2016 10:30 AM | » Full Article Dean Plowman Presents CBA Faculty, Staff Awards
The 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception for the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration took place April 20 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean, presented the awards to the eight award recipients.
 

Carlson Research: Most Beauty Ad Claims Don’t Hold Up

Aug 5 2015 2:30 PM | » Full Article
Softer skin, reduced fine lines, a youthful glow, clinically tested, dermatologist-approved: These promises are frequent messages in the world of cosmetics advertising. But a new study shows that the average consumer thinks they’re mostly bunk, and that’s a bad omen for the future of cosmetics brands' ad practices.

Ann Mari May and Colleagues Receive “Big Ideas” Planning Grant

Mar 13 2015 8:30 AM | » Full Article Ann Mari May and Colleagues Receive “Big Ideas” Planning Grant
Policy-makers are increasingly interested in findings ways of “nudging” individuals to make better decisions regarding their health, personal finance, education and labor market choices. However, in these important life domains, differences in decision-making by men and women, leading to significant variations in numerous measures of well-being often go unseen.

Financial Times Ranks Online MBA Program No. 10 in the World

Mar 12 2015 1:00 PM | » Full Article Financial Times Ranks Online MBA Program No. 10 in the World
The online MBA program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration ranked No. 10 in the world in the 2015 Financial Times ranking. The program was also recognized as No. 1 in the U.S. for its value. Released March 9, the report ranked the top 15 online MBA programs from around the world who offer a credible alternative to residential MBA programs.

Researchers Study Supply Chain Effects on Industry Performance

Mar 2 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article Researchers Study Supply Chain Effects on Industry Performance
Millions of U.S. firms are involved in business-to-business (B2B) transactions with a host of external suppliers. Dr. Alok Kumar, assistant professor of marketing at the College of Business Administration, and colleagues analyzed certain practical ways manufacturing firms can manage their external suppliers efficiently to reap superior performance.

Role of Risk Management Networks Analyzed in Reinsurance Decisions

Feb 13 2015 4:00 PM | » Full Article Role of Risk Management Networks Analyzed in Reinsurance Decisions
College of Business Administration researchers Dr. Yijia Lin, associate professor of finance, Dr. Jifeng Yu, assistant professor of management, and Dr. Manferd Peterson, professor emeritus of finance, investigated the role of risk management networks as protection in investment decisions. They used network theory to develop a framework that delineates how the pattern of risk management linkages determines costs and characterizes a firm’s optimal network structure.

CBA Climbed 21 Spots in Latest U.S. News Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings

Sep 10 2014 11:30 AM | » Full Article
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration jumped 21 spots to No. 51 in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of undergraduate business programs. There were 429 schools listed in the latest rankings based on an assessment survey conducted in the spring of 2014. U.S. News surveyed deans and senior faculty at each undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and asked them to rate the overall quality of the undergraduate business program at each university.

Faculty and Staff Recognized for Excellence

May 15 2014 9:00 AM | » Full Article Faculty and Staff Recognized for Excellence
The 2014 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception for the College of Business Administration was held May 1 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, the James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean, presented the awards to the 10 award recipients and recognized five retiring faculty.

Karels Retirement

May 5 2014 3:30 PM | » Full Article Karels Retirement
A retirement reception for Gordon Karels, associate dean for research and graduate programs and Nebraska Bankers Association College Professor of Banking in the College of Business Administration, is 1 to 2:30 p.m. May 7 in CBA, room 222. The reception is open to students, faculty and staff.

National Research Corporation Gives $1.5 Million for Marketing and Sales Program

Apr 29 2014 8:30 AM | » Full Article National Research Corporation Gives $1.5 Million for Marketing and Sales Program
Students who want to develop professional marketing and sales skills are the focus of a major gift from National Research Corporation. National Research has given $1.5 million to support the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration and its Center for Sales Excellence.

Welbourne Talks Up Value of Workplace Energy in Online Interview

Dec 20 2013 2:00 PM | » Full Article Welbourne Talks Up Value of Workplace Energy in Online Interview
Dr. Theresa Welbourne, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, was interviewed by the online business website StartupNation to get her take on starting a business, overcoming her biggest challenges and creating a productive work environment. Welbourne, a national research leader on the subject of harnessing energy in the workplace, owns her own startup company eePulse, Inc. and teaches management courses at CBA.

John Anderson Addresses Tax Policy Concerns for Nebraska

Dec 4 2013 2:00 PM | » Full Article John Anderson Addresses Tax Policy Concerns for Nebraska
Dr. John Anderson, Baird Family Professor of Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, spoke to the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry at the 2013 Nebraska Policy and Issues Tax Summit on November 18. He discussed modernizing the tax code by eliminating tax exemptions and deductions to broaden the base revenue. This would allow for lowering rates across all tax brackets.

Welbourne Looks at Survival Rate of Companies Following Initial Public Offering

Nov 7 2013 3:00 PM | » Full Article Welbourne Looks at Survival Rate of Companies Following Initial Public Offering
Theresa Welbourne, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration, has spent much of her career studying how companies fare, post-IPO. In coming weeks, she plans to release a report detailing the 10-year survival rate of about 1,000 companies that went public in 1996, the height of the IPO frenzy that burst with the dotcom bubble in 2001.

Giertz to Present Talk at Austrian Nationalbank in Vienna

Oct 8 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article Giertz to Present Talk at Austrian Nationalbank in Vienna
Dr. Seth Giertz, assistant professor of economics at the University of NebraskaLincoln College of Business Administration, is presenting a talk at the Austrian Nationalbank in Vienna on Friday, October 11, 2013.

Omer and Shelley Return to the Big Ten at UNL

Aug 21 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Omer and Shelley Return to the Big Ten at UNL
Drs. Thomas Omer and Marjorie Shelley headed north this summer leaving Texas A&M University to join the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration School of Accountancy. The husband and wife team were not initially looking to leave their distinguished positions in Texas until they fielded phone calls last year from Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration, and Dr. Paul Shoemaker, director of the School of Accountancy and BKD, LLP Professor of Accountancy, explaining the opportunities in Nebraska.

Luthans Awarded Citations of Excellence Award for Research

Aug 7 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article Luthans Awarded Citations of Excellence Award for Research
For the second time in the past three years, Dr. Fred Luthans, University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Management, has won the prestigious Citations of Excellence Award from the Emerald Management Review. The article he was awarded for this time is “Psychological Capital: A Positive Resource for Combating Employee Stress and Turnover,” published in Human Resource Management.

Dr. Seth Giertz Housing Market Research Featured in Wall Street Journal

Jul 11 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article Dr. Seth Giertz Housing Market Research Featured in Wall Street Journal
Dr. Seth Giertz, assistant professor of economics at CBA, had his research featured in The Wall Street Journal this month. His article entitled “Preventing House Price Bubbles” originally appeared in the Policy Focus Report of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

CBA Professors Present Research at European Accounting Association Congress in Paris

Jul 5 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Professors Present Research at European Accounting Association Congress in Paris
Four accountancy professors from CBA recently presented their research in Paris at the European Accounting Association annual congress. The conference program included research contributions in auditing and financial reporting by CBA faculty members Dr. Janice Lawrence, Dr. Scott Seavey, Dr. David Smith and Dr. Paul Tanyi.

Dr. Mary Uhl-Bien Appears on CNBC Squawk Box to Discuss Microsoft Restructuring

Jul 3 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Dr. Mary Uhl-Bien Appears on CNBC Squawk Box to Discuss Microsoft Restructuring
Dr. Mary Uhl-Bien was interviewed on CNBC’s news signature morning program Squawk Box recently to talk about the departure of Xbox chief Don Mattrick from Microsoft. Mattrick left his post to become the new CEO of Zynga, which has developed social network games like FarmVille, Café World and Mafia Wars.

Dr. Ann Mari May Research Featured in International Monetary Fund Publication

Jul 1 2013 3:00 PM | » Full Article Dr. Ann Mari May Research Featured in International Monetary Fund Publication
Dr. Ann Mari May, professor of economics at UNL, has a feature article in the International Monetary Fund’s June issue of Finance & Development, “A Woman’s World.”  May is featured for her research showing how the rising proportion of women in economics may change the profession’s views on policy questions.

Schniederjans Elected Decision Sciences Institute President

Jun 26 2013 2:00 PM | » Full Article Schniederjans Elected Decision Sciences Institute President
Dr. Marc Schniederjans, C. Wheaton Battey Distinguished Professor of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, was recently elected president of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI). The DSI is a worldwide organization recognized for a broad based membership that examines the art and science of decision making processes.

Labor Economics Inspires Research Focus for Dr. Laurie Miller

May 22 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Labor Economics Inspires Research Focus for Dr. Laurie Miller
Dr. Laurie Miller, assistant professor of practice in economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, recently had her paper “Caregivers, Firm Policies and Gender Discrimination Claims,” published in the Review of Economics of the Household.

CBA Professors Examine Value of CEO Compensation Packages

May 15 2013 2:00 PM | » Full Article CBA Professors Examine Value of CEO Compensation Packages
Dr. Sam Allgood, Edwin J. Faulkner Professor of Economics, and Dr. Kathleen Farrell, senior associate dean and professor of finance at CBA recently published a research article in the Journal of Corporate Finance that examined compensation packages for more than 1,400 CEOs over a 14-year period.

Dr. Yijia Lin Promoted, Granted Tenure

May 9 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Dr. Yijia Lin Promoted, Granted Tenure
Dr. Yijia Lin was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure. She was one of the 75 UNL faculty members receiving promotion and/or tenure in 2013 and was honored at a UNL reception at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum on April 23.

Festschrift Honors Dr. Fred Luthans' Career Accomplishments

May 8 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article Festschrift Honors Dr. Fred Luthans' Career Accomplishments
A rare celebration known as Festschrift will be held for University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor of Management Fred Luthans, May 9-11 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln, Neb.

Dr. Ann Mari May Publishes Interview with Nobel Prize Winner in Feminist Economics Journal

Apr 30 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Dr. Ann Mari May Publishes Interview with Nobel Prize Winner in Feminist Economics Journal
Elinor Ostrom was awarded the Nobel Prize for economic sciences in 2009. Not only was she the first woman to receive this honor she was a relative unknown in the economics profession. Dr. Ann Mari May interviewed Ostrom less than a year before she died and published the interview in the journal Feminist Economics.

2013 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception Recognizes Excellence at CBA

Apr 29 2013 3:00 PM | » Full Article 2013 Faculty and Staff Awards Reception Recognizes Excellence at CBA
The 2013 Faculty Awards Reception for the College of Business Administration was held, Thursday, April 25 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, the James, Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of CBA, presented the awards to the thirteen award recipients.

Dr. Carlos Asarta Honored with Educator of the Year

Apr 17 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article Dr. Carlos Asarta Honored with Educator of the Year
Dr. Carlos Asarta, associate professor of practice in economics at the UNL College of Business Administration, was awarded the Association of the Students of the University of Nebraska (ASUN) Outstanding Educator of the Year Award for large classes at the ASUN new student government installation on April 3 at the Wick Alumni Center.

CBA Partners with NRC to Study Psychological Capital in Workplace

Mar 8 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Partners with NRC to Study Psychological Capital in Workplace
University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration researchers will partner with National Research Corporation in a new research project to study the effects of psychological capital on workplace performance in a marketing and sales setting.

Dr. Jenna Pieper Joins CBA After Winning Prestigious Dissertation Award

Feb 28 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Dr. Jenna Pieper Joins CBA After Winning Prestigious Dissertation Award
Dr. Jenna Pieper joined the faculty at CBA last fall on the heels of winning the Ralph Alexander Dissertation Award presented by the Academy of Management. The award is only presented when a dissertation is deemed to have comprehensively addressed a significant problem in the human resources field.

Identifying Connections Between Founders and Foundations

Jan 31 2013 1:30 PM | » Full Article Identifying Connections Between Founders and Foundations
Dr. Arthur Allen is studying the connections between a private foundation and its founder. Is there an integral connection between the name of an organization and the style with which that individual runs the foundation that might be jeopardized when the founder is no longer around?

Dr. Rick Edwards Writes Essay for Obama Inauguration Gift

Jan 14 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Dr. Rick Edwards Writes Essay for Obama Inauguration Gift
Dr. Richard Edwards, professor of economics at CBA and director of the UNL Center for Great Plains Studies, is contributing an essay on the Homestead Act to a volume which will be presented to President Barack Obama at his presidential inauguration.

Dr. Seth Giertz Featured in News Media Articles Related to Tax Reform and Fiscal Cliff

Dec 10 2012 1:13 PM | » Full Article Dr. Seth Giertz Featured in News Media Articles Related to Tax Reform and Fiscal Cliff
Dr. Seth Giertz, assistant professor of economics, has been featured in the news media recently regarding upcoming implications of the fiscal cliff that Congress is currently facing. Giertz wrote an article that appeared on The Hill's Congress Blog and was also quoted in an ABC News story.

Walstad and Allgood Appear in Wall Street Journal Financial Literacy Article

Nov 6 2012 9:00 AM | » Full Article
CBA economics professors, Dr. William Walstad and Dr. Sam Allgood were referenced in an article in the Wall Street Journal regarding their research on financial literacy. Their research looked at people’s financial literacy scores compared with their level of confidence, and found that people with high confidence scores were much better at making good financial decisions even if they did not always score high in actual financial knowledge.

MBA Real World Classroom Experience On-Campus and Online

Oct 25 2012 3:00 PM | » Full Article MBA Real World Classroom Experience On-Campus and Online
Students enrolled in distance coursework through the UNL MBA program are learning that online does not mean out-of-touch. Steve Welton, assistant professor of practice in marketing, is just one example of instructors providing real world instruction to all MBA students at the college.

Research Shows Women Economists View Economic Policy Differently than Men

Oct 4 2012 10:00 AM | » Full Article Research Shows Women Economists View Economic Policy Differently than Men
Dr. Ann Mari May and Dr. Mary McGarvey of CBA, along with Dr. Robert Whaples of Wake Forest, thought it would be interesting to find out if there were differences in the views of economists along the lines of gender. In doing so, they have garnered attention in the national media.

Dr. Ann Mari May Featured in National Media for Views on Economics and Gender Issues

Sep 5 2012 2:55 PM | » Full Article
Dr. Ann Mari May, professor of economics at the UNL College of Business Administration, was recently featured in three national news media articles. The Articles were from from ABC News, Phys.org. and the Chronicle of Higher Education. The articles examined gender roles with regard to economic issues.

Dr. John Anderson Plays Key Role in Nebraska Legislative Summit

Aug 24 2012 1:30 PM | » Full Article Dr. John Anderson Plays Key Role in Nebraska Legislative Summit
Dr. John Anderson was featured at the Legislative Economic Summit sponsored by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Strategic Air Command Air Base Museum and 500 people attended, including the entire congressional delegation from the state of Nebraska.

Dr. William Walstad Presents Financial Literacy Findings

Jun 29 2012 1:32 PM | » Full Article Dr. William Walstad Presents Financial Literacy Findings
Dr. William Walstad presented research results on the effect of financial literacy on credit card use at the Financial Literacy and Education Summit held at the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago. Walstad and colleague Dr. Sam Allgood studied how knowledge and perception shape people's financial behaviors.

Dr. Eric Thompson Appears on KLIN Grow Lincoln to Discuss Nebraska Economy

Jun 25 2012 11:37 AM | » Full Article Dr. Eric Thompson Appears on KLIN Grow Lincoln to Discuss Nebraska Economy
Dr. Eric Thompson recently appeared on Lincoln’s KLIN radio Grow Lincoln program to reiterate the current state of the Nebraska economy. Although Thompson did see disappointing signs in the recent Leading Economic Indicator report for Nebraska, he also sees reasons for optimism, particularly in the Lincoln economy.

Dr. John Anderson Research Featured in Wall Street Journal Article

Jun 11 2012 9:00 AM | » Full Article Dr. John Anderson Research Featured in Wall Street Journal Article
Dr. John Anderson's research was recently featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal. The article examined whether government wage mandates for tipped employees, such as waiters and waitresses, actually resulted in more take home pay for employees.

Ameritas Actuarial Faculty Fellowship Fund Established

May 30 2012 2:14 PM | » Full Article Ameritas Actuarial Faculty Fellowship Fund Established
The actuarial science program at the UNL College of Business Administration has been given a $500,000 gift from Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. of Lincoln to support outstanding actuarial science faculty members.

Dr. Ravi Sohi Honored with Prestigious Louis W. Stern Award

May 14 2012 1:10 PM | » Full Article Dr. Ravi Sohi Honored with Prestigious Louis W. Stern Award
The road to recognition in academic research is a long one. Yet the necessity of time makes it all the more meaningful to Dr. Ravi Sohi, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research at CBA, who recently was awarded the 2012 Louis W. Stern Award by the American Marketing Association.

Faculty Awards Recognize Excellence at CBA

May 1 2012 9:54 AM | » Full Article Faculty Awards Recognize Excellence at CBA
The Faculty Awards Reception for the College of Business Administration was held, Wednesday, April 25 at the Van Brunt Visitors Center. Dr. Donde Plowman, the James, Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of CBA, presented the awards to the ten award recipients.

Dr. Ann Mari May Provides Expertise in Omaha World-Herald Article Examining Gender Gap

Apr 25 2012 9:23 AM | » Full Article
Dr. Ann Mari May, professor of economics at CBA, was interviewed by the Omaha World-Herald with regard to her expertise in feminist economics. Dr. May talked about the issue of the gender gap in pay between women and men in the local work force.

Dr. Giertz Research Referenced in U.S. News and World Report

Apr 19 2012 11:22 AM | » Full Article Dr. Giertz Research Referenced in U.S. News and World Report
Dr. Seth Giertz, associate professor of economics at the UNL College of Business Administration, was recently quoted in the U.S. News and World Report for a research article he published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Dean Plowman Research on Mindfulness Reported in Wall Street Journal

Apr 6 2012 11:03 AM | » Full Article Dean Plowman Research on Mindfulness Reported in Wall Street Journal
Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration, was featured in the Wall Street Journal for her research in the area of organizational mindfulness. Plowman and colleagues surveyed administrators of U.S. colleges of business to study the topic.

Peter Harms Searches For ‘The Good Life’ in His Research at Nebraska

Mar 8 2012 3:50 PM | » Full Article Peter Harms Searches For ‘The Good Life’ in His Research at Nebraska
Dr. Peter Harms, assistant professor of management at UNL, is advancing an area of research with a long history at the College of Business Administration by taking a look at psychological capital to better understand what makes people successful in their jobs and lead happier lives.

New Leading Economic Indicator Report Looks Good for Nebraska

Feb 17 2012 12:45 AM | » Full Article New Leading Economic Indicator Report Looks Good for Nebraska
The initial release of the Leading Economic Indicator report for Nebraska, produced by faculty and students in the Department of Economics and Bureau of Business Research at the UNL College of Business Administration, is a positive one for the Cornhusker state.

Econ Professors Leading Textbook Transformation

Feb 13 2012 11:30 AM | » Full Article Econ Professors Leading Textbook Transformation
CBA economics professors Drs. Roger Butters and Carlos Asarta are helping revolutionize the way students learn. The two are part of an initiative by McGraw-Hill Higher Education and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln which will produce the first-ever fully digital curriculum for the economics course.

Dr. Lawrence Interviewed on the Ethics of iPhones

Feb 3 2012 11:34 AM | » Full Article Dr. Lawrence Interviewed on the Ethics of iPhones
Recent charges of mistreatment of workers who create and manufacture Apple products have led to ethics questions for iPhone users. Dr. Janice Lawrence, director of the business ethics program at CBA, was interviewed by Business News Daily regarding her views on the situation.

Saini Studies Technology in the Marketplace

Jan 27 2012 8:39 AM | » Full Article
Dr. Amit Saini, associate professor of marketing at the UNL College of Business Administration, is fascinated with how current marketing trends blend with technology. His research on the subject has been recognized nationally as breaking new ground.

Tanyi Brings International Perspective to School of Accountancy

Jan 20 2012 4:34 PM | » Full Article Tanyi Brings International Perspective to School of Accountancy
Dr. Paul Tanyi came to the U.S. from Cameroon seven years ago planning to return home after getting his MBA. His plans changed once he discovered his passion for teaching and found his way to Nebraska.

Bureau of Business Research Offers Unique Opportunities for Student Research

Jan 12 2012 4:20 PM | » Full Article Bureau of Business Research Offers Unique Opportunities for Student Research
CBA's Bureau of Business Research (BBR) offers students a chance to show their initiative when it comes to tackling major research projects. Dr. Eric Thompson, Director of the BBR, believes the Bureau is also one of Nebraska's key resources when it comes to understanding our economy.

William G. Altstadt Outstanding Faculty Award Goes to Dr. Bredthauer

Dec 13 2011 6:59 AM | » Full Article
Dr. Jeff Bredthauer, lecturer of finance at CBA, was honored with the "William G. Altstadt - Outstanding Faculty Award" for the Fall of 2011 by the local chapter of Delta Sigma Pi. Bredthauer received his doctoral degree in finance from UNL earlier this year.

Economics Faculty Members Honored with Phil Saunders Award for Best Research Paper

Dec 5 2011 1:47 PM | » Full Article
Economics faculty members Drs. Roger Butters, Carlos Asarta and Eric Thompson were recognized with the Phil Saunders Award for Best Research Paper at the 2011 National Association of Economic Educators annual meeting. The award recognizes the paper that best contributes to research in economic education.

Dr. Donna Dudney Focuses on Practical Research Results

Nov 23 2011 3:57 PM | » Full Article Dr. Donna Dudney Focuses on Practical Research Results
Dr. Donna Dudney has always made practical research results a focus of her work, stemming in part from her own career in the banking industry. The impact her research has made to public policy makers and investment decision-makers is a product of an approach that recognizes those working in commerce today.

Dr. Seth Giertz to Present Seminar at Lincoln Institute

Nov 1 2011 12:27 PM | » Full Article Dr. Seth Giertz to Present Seminar at Lincoln Institute
Dr. Seth Giertz, will be presenting a seminar at the Lincoln Institute in Cambridge, Mass. The topic will be "Boom and Bust: A Look at Housing Bubbles from 1980-2010."

Dr. Lockhart Research Recognized at National Levels

Oct 21 2011 3:46 PM | » Full Article
Dr. Brandon Lockhart has recently had his paper, “Shareholder Returns, Trade Credits, and Operating Constraints” recognized by the Financial Management Association (FMA) Conference as a semi-finalist for top corporate paper among those to be presented at the annual meeting in Denver during October 19-22.

Economics of Collegiate Athletics Seminar Presented at UNL

Oct 17 2011 2:23 PM | » Full Article Economics of Collegiate Athletics Seminar Presented at UNL
A recent economic seminar spotlighting the influence of athletics in higher education was presented by Dr. John Siegfried of Vanderbilt University. The seminar was hosted by the College of Business Administration Department of Economics and can be viewed online.

Economist Dr. John Siegfried to Speak at UNL on Financial Issues of College Athletics

Sep 19 2011 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. John Siegfried, professor of economics emeritus from Vanderbilt University and secretary treasurer of the American Economic Association, will be the speaker at a seminar at UNL on Friday, September 30, at 10:00 am in the UNL Wick Alumni Center. Siegfried's talk will examine the economics of intercollegiate athletics.

Dr. Fred Luthans Honored for Business Management Research

Sep 12 2011 3:35 PM | » Full Article Dr. Fred Luthans Honored for Business Management Research
CBA professor Dr. Fred Luthans was given the prestigious Emerald Management Citations of Excellence Awards for 2011. Luthans has been at UNL for over 40 years and remains a recognized leader in business management research throughout the world.

2011-12 Faculty Promotions Announced by College of Business Administration

Sep 7 2011 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. Sam Allgood, Dr. Fiona Nah and Dr. Geoffrey Friesen also received promotions at the UNL College of Business Administration this academic year. All three have played significant roles in advancing the strategic goals of the College.

Welbourne to Lead Research, Teaching for Entrepreneurs

Aug 22 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article Welbourne to Lead Research, Teaching for Entrepreneurs
Dr. Theresa M. Welbourne is the new director of the Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration. An entrepreneur, author and professor, Welbourne is also the FirsTier Banks Distinguished Professor of Business.

Gentry Receives Reviewer Award from Journal of Public Policy and Marketing

Jun 6 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article Gentry Receives Reviewer Award from Journal of Public Policy and Marketing

Dr. Jim Gentry, professor of marketing at UNL, received the Best Reviewer of the Year award for the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing at the 2011 AMA Marketing and Public Policy Conference. 

Giertz Research Explores Dynamics of Americans Applying for Disability

May 31 2011 9:55 AM | » Full Article Giertz Research Explores Dynamics of Americans Applying for Disability

Dr. Seth Giertz, assistant professor of economics at UNL, recently co-authored an article appearing in the current issue of the Journal of Labor Reserach.  Giertz and co-author Jeffrey Kubik explored the dynamics of Americans applying for disability as an 'early-retirement' option.

Dr. Roger Butters Puts Nebraska Council on Economic Education on the Map

Mar 2 2011 10:26 AM | » Full Article Dr. Roger Butters Puts Nebraska Council on Economic Education on the Map

Dr. Roger Butters focuses on making economics fun for K-12 students across Nebraska. His efforts are currently being featured in UNL's "Put Yourself on the Map" campaign.

Warren Luckner Leads Nebraska Actuarial Science Excellence to Big Ten

Dec 8 2010 6:13 PM | » Full Article Warren Luckner Leads Nebraska Actuarial Science Excellence to Big Ten
Warren Luckner leads the Actuarial Science program at UNL which received the distinction of being among the first group to be designated as a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries.

BKD Gives Endowed Professorship for UNL CBA to Paul Shoemaker

Dec 8 2010 9:15 AM | » Full Article BKD Gives Endowed Professorship for UNL CBA to Paul Shoemaker
Paul A. Shoemaker, professor and director of the School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, has been awarded the first BKD, LLP Professorship in Accountancy.