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Mentorship Program Helps Lincoln AMA Chapter Win Excellence Award

Feb 4 2016 3:00 PM | » Full Article Mentorship Program Helps Lincoln AMA Chapter Win Excellence Award
The American Marketing Association (AMA) recently awarded the Lincoln AMA chapter its Chapter Excellence Award for the third time in four years. The award was established in 1974 to recognize outstanding achievements in leadership, membership, programming and communications from among 350 AMA professional chapters nationwide. As part of the festivities for the award presentation, Russ Klein, AMA chief executive officer, visited with students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration to talk about the importance of engagement.

PBL Hosts 400 High School Students at Business Competition

Feb 4 2016 11:00 AM | » Full Article PBL Hosts 400 High School Students at Business Competition
The Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) student organization at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed 400 Nebraska high school students to the Nebraska Union on February 1 to take part in the American Business Competition (ABC). The competition serves as a preparatory event for Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students wanting to compete in FBLA local and national events later in the year.

UNL College of Business Administration Honored at CASE Awards

Feb 3 2016 3:00 PM | » Full Article UNL College of Business Administration Honored at CASE Awards
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln earned one silver and one bronze award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VI. The CASE VI Institutional Awards recognize best practices in alumni relations, fundraising, public relations, special events and outstanding communications. Awards were presented at the annual conference on January 24-26 in Kansas City, Missouri. 

O’Holleran Talks to Business Students as Part of B-Week

Jan 29 2016 11:30 AM | » Full Article O’Holleran Talks to Business Students as Part of B-Week
UNL College of Business Administration alumnus Jack O’Holleran ’05, spoke to business students on Tuesday, January 26, as part of Business Week (B-Week) activities at the college. He met first with a group of students over lunch as Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for Entrepreneurship, and later spoke to approximately 75 students at the Nebraska Union to help provide a road map for entering the business world.

UNL GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered April 9

Jan 29 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article UNL GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered April 9
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will offer a GMAT Strategy Workshop from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 9. Led by Stephanie Espy, founder and president of Atlanta-based MathSP Strategies and Problem-Solving, the workshop prepares prospective graduate students for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).

CBA Offers New Study Abroad Program in Spain and France

Jan 26 2016 4:30 PM | » Full Article CBA Offers New Study Abroad Program in Spain and France
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is offering a new four-week study abroad program to Spain and France. The faculty-led UNL sponsored program, called Husker Race of Spain and France, will begin July 17 and last until August 13, 2016. The application deadline is February 1.

Alumnus Jack O’Holleran Speaks at B-Week 2016

Jan 22 2016 8:00 AM | » Full Article Alumnus Jack O’Holleran Speaks at B-Week 2016
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Business Week (B-Week) celebration features alumnus Jack O’Holleran ’05 as the keynote speaker. The annual event will be held January 25-28 and includes daily events. B-Week, which originated in 1921 as BizAd Day, is sponsored by Union Pacific and coordinated by the CBA Student Advisory Board.

Women in Business Conference Features Former McDonald's USA President Jan Fields

Jan 19 2016 11:30 AM | » Full Article Women in Business Conference Features Former McDonald's USA President Jan Fields
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Undergraduate Women in Business student organization is hosting the annual Women in Business conference on Friday, February 26. The conference will be held at Nebraska Innovation Campus from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and is open to students, young professionals and members of the business community. Attendees may choose to attend the full day or the networking reception and keynote speaker portion from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The conference is sponsored by Nelnet and Union Bank & Trust along with Ameritas, Talent Plus and the Lincoln Community Foundation and features two keynote speakers and nine breakout sessions.

Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Declines During December

Jan 15 2016 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Declines During December
Growth in the Nebraska economy will be solid rather than strong during the first half of 2016, according to the latest leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

UNL MBA Internships are Right Fit for International Students

Jan 12 2016 4:00 PM | » Full Article UNL MBA Internships are Right Fit for International Students
Enrique Caño Ruiz had been searching for a way to broaden his undergraduate degree in marketing and business management he earned in Madrid when he decided an international MBA experience was the answer. For Caño Ruiz, who was living in Spain, Nebraska was the perfect fit. The MBA program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln provided everything he was looking for, from broadening his experience through an affordable program to the opportunity to secure an internship where he could hone his skills.

UNL MBA Ranked No. 15 in the Nation

Jan 12 2016 8:00 AM | » Full Article UNL MBA Ranked No. 15 in the Nation
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln MBA program jumped six spots to No. 15 in the nation in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report rankings released today. The ranking included more than 200 MBA programs.

Rolf Uses Nonprofit Background to Enhance Research

Jan 7 2016 11:00 AM | » Full Article Rolf Uses Nonprofit Background to Enhance Research
A desire to make a difference led Skylar Rolf to the Institute for International Medicine, a nonprofit in Kansas City, where he was the chief operations officer for nearly six years. Now in the CBA management Ph.D. program, the Missouri native wants to make a difference through research and teaching.

Connections Lead Students to the Big Apple

Jan 5 2016 11:30 AM | » Full Article
Drew Nelson and Alex Kindopp took advantage of resources available to them in CBA to land top financial internships last summer in New York City. As roommates, they both discovered a passion for finance that would not have happened without the help of CBA faculty, staff and alumni.

Agrawals Reunited in Nebraska

Dec 31 2015 8:00 AM | » Full Article
The journey from Pune, India to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln became a family affair for senior actuarial science major Aakriti Agrawal. Her parents, Arvind and Sushma, moved to Lincoln in the fall of 2013, so her dad could pursue a doctorate in marketing at CBA.

Charling's Startup Wows in National Competitions

Dec 29 2015 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Kurtis Charling graduated in December with an MBA from the College of Business Administration and a budding career with the Lindsay Corporation in Omaha, Nebraska, after strong performances in two national startup competitions.

Daycare Business Grows Up Fast for CBA Grad

Dec 26 2015 8:00 AM | » Full Article Daycare Business Grows Up Fast for CBA Grad
Business administration major Samuel McCarter learned to keep his mind and eyes open when it comes to new business ventures. The graduating senior from Lincoln, Nebraska, found his first big opportunity when scrolling past a Facebook status post made by his friend Travis Tagart.

Peterson Combines Sports, Sales to Intern for Lincoln Stars

Dec 23 2015 8:00 AM | » Full Article
When deciding on a major, CBA junior Samantha Peterson from Omaha, Nebraska wanted to utilize her athletic experience and her outgoing personality. Marketing became her obvious choice and an internship with the Lincoln Stars, a minor hockey league located in Lincoln, Nebraska, provided the opportunity to further develop her skills learned in class.

World Trade Fair Debuts at the College of Business Administration

Dec 18 2015 2:00 PM | » Full Article World Trade Fair Debuts at the College of Business Administration
The first World Trade Fair debuted at the College of Business on December 8 and 10. Students in management 414, taught by Dr. John Osiri, associate professor of practice of management and director of the international business program, chose a nonnative country to research. Half of the class represented investors and the other half were secretaries of state, and the roles were switched on the second day of the fair.

Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rises for a Second Month

Dec 18 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rises for a Second Month
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in November, by 0.38 percent.

Graduating Seniors Start Something at CBA

Dec 16 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article Graduating Seniors Start Something at CBA
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 238 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Friday, December 18 and Saturday, December 19 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena ceremonies. Four of the graduates talked about their experiences at CBA and how they plan to Start Something in business.

Dr. Tammy Beck to Deliver Graduate Student Commencement Address

Dec 15 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article Dr. Tammy Beck to Deliver Graduate Student Commencement Address
Dr. Tammy Beck, associate dean of graduate programs and external engagement and associate professor of management in the College of Business Administration, will deliver the commencement address at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduate and professional degrees ceremonies to be held at the Pinnacle Bank Arena on Friday, December 18, at 3 p.m.

Career Readiness Program Accepting Applications from International Students

Dec 15 2015 2:00 PM | » Full Article Career Readiness Program Accepting Applications from International Students
Career Services at the College of Business Administration is accepting applications for the International Student Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) Program for the spring 2016 semester. The CRC program is a 10-week intensive career preparation program to help CBA international students discover and develop skills necessary to be successful in the U.S. job market. Upon completion of the program, students receive a Career Readiness Certificate from Career Services at CBA.

Pawol and Sleister Awarded NRC Rising Stars Scholarship

Dec 14 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article Pawol and Sleister Awarded NRC Rising Stars Scholarship
UNL College of Business Administration students Audrey Pawol and Matthew Sleister were awarded the 2015-16 National Research Corporation (NRC) Rising Stars Scholarship. This is the fourth year NRC has offered this scholarship to two UNL students with an interest in business development, marketing and entrepreneurship. Each recipient received $2,000 to be applied toward their tuition and fees during the spring 2016 semester. 

Accounting 201 Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness

Dec 11 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article Accounting 201 Students Pay It Forward with Acts of Kindness
Jean Riley-Schultz, assistant professor of practice of accountancy, encouraged her accounting 201 students at the College of Business Administration to pay it forward with a random act of kindness prior to Thanksgiving. Riley-Schultz has been teaching at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for 13 years and in the last three, she has assigned this special extra credit opportunity.

Strive to Thrive Lincoln Awards $10,000 in Grant Funds

Dec 10 2015 4:30 PM | » Full Article Strive to Thrive Lincoln Awards $10,000 in Grant Funds
Winners were announced for Strive to Thrive Lincoln, a grant project aimed at local non-profits and initiated by students in the Leading People and Project Management 411 course at the UNL College of Business Administration. Grant recipients included Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach, which was awarded $5,000, along with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and Lincoln Literacy, both awarded $2,500.

Marketing Partners with Union Pacific for Real-World Experience

Dec 10 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article Marketing Partners with Union Pacific for Real-World Experience
The Department of Marketing in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has partnered with Union Pacific Railroad since 2008 to provide students with real world business experience in the marketing special topics course MRKT 490. Shawntell Kroese, assistant vice president of chemicals at Union Pacific and CBA alumna, collaborates with marketing faculty who lead the program.

Three Year Nebraska Economic Forecast

Dec 10 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article Three Year Nebraska Economic Forecast
Nebraska agriculture has another down year ahead, according to the latest long-term economic forecast from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research.

Other economic sectors in the state should see decent, though not spectacular, growth.

MBA Internships Give Students Competitive Advantage

Dec 7 2015 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Danielle Kinser credits her internship experiences for her success as a financial analyst at Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha, Nebraska. Kinser interned twice while earning an MBA from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

MBA Internships Elevate Practice for UNMC Physician

Dec 4 2015 9:30 AM | » Full Article
Dr. Deepak Madhavan received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in 2001 and spent several years in residency and fellowships specializing in epilepsy research. He founded Midwest Regional Epilepsy Associates in 2009, and currently serves as a faculty member and Director of the Nebraska Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at UNMC. Yet with all his experience and education, Madhavan believes earning an MBA from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was a vital component in augmenting his career and independent practice.

Career Skills Achieved Through UNL MBA and Internship Experience

Nov 30 2015 4:00 PM | » Full Article Career Skills Achieved Through UNL MBA and Internship Experience
Dipti Rane has lived many places throughout the world, but the experiences she received earning her MBA from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln continue to have an impact on both her life and career.

Originally from Mumbai, India, Rane made her decision to pursue an MBA while earning an undergraduate degree in engineering in her home country. She looked at many options and chose UNL.

Startup Studio Success: Gus Gehlen

Nov 30 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article Startup Studio Success: Gus Gehlen
When the Center for Entrepreneurship opened the Startup Studio, Gus Gehlen jumped at the chance to set-up shop in the new space. The former Husker high jumper from Eagan, Minnesota, graduated in May with a business administration degree and seed money to start his company, Groove Watersports. All he needed was a place for his business to call home.

CBA, Senshu Celebrate 30 Year Partnership

Nov 23 2015 2:30 PM | » Full Article CBA, Senshu Celebrate 30 Year Partnership
In 1985, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration and Senshu University signed a student exchange agreement to give students from each university the chance to study for a semester in a different culture. A Senshu 30th Anniversary Celebration was held on Thursday, November 19 in CBA to celebrate this partnership during National International Education Week. 

3-2-1 Quick Pitch Draws Record Number of Competitors

Nov 21 2015 6:00 PM | » Full Article 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Draws Record Number of Competitors
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the seventh annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition on Thursday, November 19 in the Memorial Stadium skyboxes. A total 70 students were selected to pitch their business ideas out of 150 applicants, making it the biggest Quick Pitch to date.

Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rebounds in October

Nov 20 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska’s Leading Indicator Rebounds in October
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rebounded in October, rising by 1.06 percent. 
 
The rise in the index reversed a decline during the month of September. “Taken together, results for the last two months suggest that the Nebraska economy will expand at a modest pace during the first months of 2016.   

Nelson Tabbed for Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Task Force

Nov 16 2015 1:30 PM | » Full Article Nelson Tabbed for Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Task Force
Making connections between University of Nebraska–Lincoln entrepreneurial students and Lincoln businesses is a passion for Dr. Sam Nelson, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and assistant professor of practice of management. Nelson now has an even greater opportunity to support students and the community through his selection to participate on the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Task Force through the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.

Athletics and CBA Collaborate for Stronger Future

Nov 11 2015 3:30 PM | » Full Article Athletics and CBA Collaborate for Stronger Future
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has a long-standing tradition of producing some of the top academic athletes in the country, including a nation-leading total of 320 Academic All-Americans. A new collaboration between the College of Business Administration and Nebraska Department of Athletics seeks to raise the bar even higher. 

Renowned Financial Speaker to Visit UNL

Nov 10 2015 4:45 PM | » Full Article
The Nebraska Council of Economic Education and Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity will host speaker Adam Carroll on Thursday, November 12 at 7 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public, and everyone, especially students interested in learning about managing their personal finances during and after college, is encouraged to attend.
 

Our Alumni: Jake Daberkow

Nov 6 2015 1:30 PM | » Full Article Our Alumni: Jake Daberkow
Someone meeting Jake Daberkow of Manchester, England, today would never guess this confident, international traveler had a completely different view of the world when he came to CBA. Growing up in Madison, Nebraska, he assumed he would end up in a small town working at a business, but a study abroad experience in the prestigious Nebraska at Oxford Program transformed his life and altered his career compass.

Laura Schulte Advises Students as CBA Master

Nov 6 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article Laura Schulte Advises Students as CBA Master
Laura Schulte ’81, retired Executive Vice President of Wells Fargo, was named the 2015 College of Business Administration Master. She was on campus November 4-6 as one of seven outstanding University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumni honored during Alumni Masters Week, sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association, Scarlet Guard and the UNL Chancellor’s Office.

Rock Musician Brings Message of Financial Literacy to UNL

Nov 5 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article Rock Musician Brings Message of Financial Literacy to UNL
Rock music and economics might not be the most obvious combination to unite on stage. Nonetheless, that is exactly what happened when the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) invited the Gooding band to play music and talk economic literacy to a group of 600 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Nebraska Union October 28.

Professional Hockey Player Scores Goal in UNL MBA Program

Nov 2 2015 4:00 PM | » Full Article Professional Hockey Player Scores Goal in UNL MBA Program
Born into a hockey family outside of Chicago in Lombard, Illinois, Bill Sweatt’s dream was to play professionally. In 2010, after signing a contract with the Vancouver Canuck’s organization, he not only accomplished his goal but also was able to play with his older brother, Lee. He eventually played in the National Hockey League for Vancouver and his hometown Chicago Wolves, a minor league team. Throughout his hockey career though, he was also working toward another goal – completing his MBA degree online at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Inaugural Sales Certificate Recipients Honored

Oct 29 2015 1:30 PM | » Full Article Inaugural Sales Certificate Recipients Honored
The College of Business Administration Certificate Program in Sales Excellence honored their inaugural class of certificate recipients with a ceremonial luncheon on October 28 at the downtown Misty’s location. Eleven students earned sales certificates in the spring. Recipients who were unable to attend received their college degrees and are working in professional sales jobs.

Curriculum Expanded to Provide Competitive Advantage

Oct 27 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article Curriculum Expanded to Provide Competitive Advantage
The curriculum for accounting students at the School of Accountancy at the University of NebraskaLincoln expanded to include courses in computer science and engineering, marketing and supply chain management this semester. The additional courses will provide a competitive advantage for students in the work place.

Business Learning Community Students Travel to Chicago

Oct 23 2015 8:00 AM | » Full Article Business Learning Community Students Travel to Chicago
More than 20 College of Business Administration students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled with students in other learning communities to Chicago October 1-3, to learn more about career opportunities in business. In all, 80 students made the trip, filling three charter buses. 

Students Compete for Cash Prizes at Quick Pitch, November 19

Oct 22 2015 3:30 PM | » Full Article Students Compete for Cash Prizes at Quick Pitch, November 19
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship will host the seventh annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition on Thursday, November 19 from 6-9 p.m. in the Memorial Stadium skyboxes. Student competitors are given three minutes to pitch a new business venture proposal to a panel of entrepreneurial experts. The competitors are judged on their creativity, communication and presentation skills.

Career Fair at Pinnacle Bank Arena Sets Record Attendance

Oct 15 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article Career Fair at Pinnacle Bank Arena Sets Record Attendance
The Pinnacle Bank Arena served as the site for the largest Business, Service, Government and Liberal Arts Career Fair to date. Career Services at CBA partnered with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Career Services to bring nearly 150 prospective employers, a 28 percent increase from last year, in front of College of Business Administration students in one central location. 

Executive Insights Provides Career Clarity

Oct 13 2015 3:00 PM | » Full Article Executive Insights Provides Career Clarity
The School of Accountancy and Department of Finance at the College of Business Administration welcomed more than 100 business students at the second annual Executive Insights, a series of interactive panels, focused on opening student’s minds to career possibilities in their respective fields.

Gillaspie Pays It Forward

Oct 13 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article
A desire to help people and a love for education almost led Aaron Gillaspie ’09 to switch majors from management to education. An equal desire to graduate in four years meant he would focus on entrepreneurship in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration which has benefited him as a teacher and an administrator.  

Annual Partnership Summit Hosts 200-Plus Board Members

Oct 12 2015 1:30 PM | » Full Article Annual Partnership Summit Hosts 200-Plus Board Members
The College of Business Administration hosted the 2015 Partnership Summit and Advisory Board meetings Oct. 9 for more than 200 advisory board members who serve on the college’s 13 advisory boards. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts served as the keynote speaker for the luncheon for all boards held at the Nebraska Champions Club.

Union Pacific Speaker Burchfield Urges Women to Plan Careers Strategically

Sep 24 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article Union Pacific Speaker Burchfield Urges Women to Plan Careers Strategically
The Undergraduate Women in Business student organization invited Karol Burchfield, assistant vice-president of training and development for Union Pacific Railroad, to speak to students about career opportunities with the company.

Business College Dean Named Woman of the Year; Student Receives Future Business Leader Award

Sep 23 2015 2:00 PM | » Full Article Business College Dean Named Woman of the Year; Student Receives Future Business Leader Award
Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was named the Inspire Woman of the Year on Tuesday, September 22. Plowman received the recognition and a standing ovation at a special awards luncheon held at the Marriott Cornhusker Hotel.

Continued Growth in Nebraska Leading Indicator

Sep 18 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article Continued Growth in Nebraska Leading Indicator
Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose for the 5th consecutive month in August, increasing by 0.31 percent.

The increase implies that the Nebraska economy will expand through the first quarter of 2016.  

Auto Expert Challenges Students to Tell Truth at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series

Sep 17 2015 2:30 PM | » Full Article Auto Expert Challenges Students to Tell Truth at State Farm Ethics Lecture Series
Jason Vines, automotive public relations expert, spoke to a crowd of over 2,000 College of Business Administration students at the State Farm Ethics Lecture Series delivered at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Wednesday, September 16. His talk was titled, “Why Do We Have Such a Hard Time Telling the Truth?”

Accounting Junior Days Prepares Students for Job Market

Sep 15 2015 11:30 AM | » Full Article Accounting Junior Days Prepares Students for Job Market
Graduates of the School of Accountancy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have a new advantage in the job market. A new program called Accounting Junior Days provides students with the opportunity to examine career opportunities and connect with potential employers.

Second MAIAA Cohort Starts Something in Business and Athletics

Sep 11 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article Second MAIAA Cohort Starts Something in Business and Athletics
The second cohort of the Master of Arts in Business with a specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (MAIAA) program started classes in August and the diverse class includes 10 students who come from coast-to-coast with varying experiences in athletics to study in this unique program. The MAIAA program is a joint collaboration between the UNL College of Business Administration and the University of Nebraska Department of Athletics.

CBA Ranked in Top 14 Percent in Latest U.S. News Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings

Sep 11 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Ranked in Top 14 Percent in Latest U.S. News Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings
The latest undergraduate business programs ranking by the U.S. News & World Report placed the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration in the top 14 percent of 472 business schools. Assessment surveys conducted in the spring of 2014 and 2015, and a survey of deans and senior faculty at each undergraduate business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) tabulated by U.S. News determined the 2015 rankings. CBA was ranked No. 61.

Marketing Capstone Class Collaborates with Jacht Ad Lab

Sep 3 2015 4:45 PM | » Full Article Marketing Capstone Class Collaborates with Jacht Ad Lab
Marketing students finished their University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration undergraduate program with a unique interdisciplinary collaboration. Working with the Jacht Ad Lab, a student run ad agency through the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications, the marketing management class assisted with market research for one of their clients. 

Plowman Shares Expertise, Shapes Minds

Sep 2 2015 2:30 PM | » Full Article Plowman Shares Expertise, Shapes Minds
As a minister’s daughter, Donde Plowman learned the importance of stewardship at a very young age. As the James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, she often shares her expertise as a business woman and education leader to thank the state for their continued support.

Ashley Quiring’s Oxford Blog

Aug 26 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article Ashley Quiring’s Oxford Blog
Ashley Quiring is a junior accounting major from Henderson, Nebraska. She is one of 70 students participating in the 27th annual Nebraska at Oxford Program July 19 – Aug. 15 at the University of Oxford in England, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. She first heard about the Nebraska at Oxford program when she visited UNL as a senior in high school and knew immediately this would be the study abroad experience for her. Quiring is excited to Start Something abroad and share her academic and travel experiences with the CBA community.

Modest Uptick in Nebraska Leading Indicator

Aug 21 2015 3:00 AM | » Full Article Modest Uptick in Nebraska Leading Indicator
A July increase in Nebraska’s leading economic indicator suggests consistent economic growth for Nebraska through the end of 2015 and into 2016.

The modest increase of 0.17% is the fifth increase in the last six months.

Seniors Use CBA Experiences in the Job Market

Aug 15 2015 1:00 PM | » Full Article Seniors Use CBA Experiences in the Job Market
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration graduated 118 seniors, masters and doctoral students on Saturday, August 15 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Two August graduates reminisce about how their CBA experiences prepared them to Start Something in the business world.

Start Expanding Your Ideas: Colleen Jones

Aug 12 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Colleen Jones
Dr. M. Colleen Jones’ career as a faculty member in business started with a coin flip when she was pressed to choose a major at the University of Iowa -- it ended with a flourish upon retiring from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration this past spring leaving a lasting impact on everyone she touched.

Start Your Story: Chris Ames

Aug 12 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Chris Ames
Omaha native Chris Ames enrolled in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration because of the people he met during his campus visit. His CBA experience prepared him to sit alongside some of the best students in the world at the Chicago Booth Summer Business Scholars Program, a three-week intensive MBA preview program. The economics major minoring in management and marketing couldn’t have asked for a better way to start his senior year.
 

Start Impacting the World: Katie Zulkoski

Aug 12 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Katie Zulkoski
Katie Zulkoski ’05 witnessed early on her potential to grow and create her own story went far beyond the confines of a classroom at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration. The same attitude continues with her today and shows in the wealth of opportunities she is helping build for other people.

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.

Plowman, Eichorst Presentation Scores High Praise at Big Ten Development Conference

Jul 30 2015 2:30 PM | » Full Article Plowman, Eichorst Presentation Scores High Praise at Big Ten Development Conference
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln and University of Nebraska Foundation hosted the Big Ten Develo