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2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award Presented to Osiri

Jan 18 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article 2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award Presented to Osiri
Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, director of international business and associate professor of practice in management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business, received the 2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award as part of the MLK Week keynote address, Jan. 17 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The annual awards are given to individuals or groups who have contributed to the university or Lincoln by their exemplary action in promoting the goals and vision of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Osiri Honored at Nebraska MLK Event

Jan 16 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, director of international business and associate professor of practice in management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business, receives the 2018 Chancellor's Fulfilling the Dream Award at the Martin Luther King Jr. annual keynote speech on Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. Nebraska celebrates a series of events honoring King from Jan. 12-19.

Global Immersion Blog: Jennifer Torres in Australia

Jan 13 2018 10:00 PM | » Full Article Global Immersion Blog: Jennifer Torres in Australia
Jennifer Torres, a senior management major from Chicago, Illinois, will travel to Cairns and Sydney, Australia, December 26-January 7. Leading up to her trip abroad, she and her classmates learn more about the region as part of the “LEED” program, which stands for Leadership, Ethics, Entrepreneurship, and Design in Asia Pacific - Australia. Torres wanted to make her senior year her best yet by studying abroad for the second time and exploring and familiarizing herself with Australian culture. She said, “I am most looking forward to seeing the Great Barrier Reef and being a part of the first in the world to ring in the new year! Studying abroad was one of the best decisions I made in college and am grateful for the opportunity to go again.”

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.

Message of Promise Delivered by Dr. Gwen Combs at Commencement

Dec 18 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article Message of Promise Delivered by Dr. Gwen Combs at Commencement
Dr. Gwen Combs, associate professor of management, delivered the commencement address at the graduate and professional degrees ceremony to 326 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students earning their degrees on Friday, December 15 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Her speech centered on Louis Armstrong's 1967 hit "What a Wonderful World."

Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye

Dec 18 2017 11:30 AM | » Full Article Graduation Celebrations Highlighted by Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye
More than 300 business students received degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as the College of Business completed the first semester in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall building. To recognize students several College of Business events took place Friday, December 15, including the Senior Sendoff and Graduate Goodbye in the Henrickson Family Atrium at Howard L. Hawks Hall.

Business Learning Communities Find Value in Company Visits

Dec 7 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Business Learning Communities Find Value in Company Visits
University of NebraskaLincoln students in the Business Learning Communities (BLC) recently discovered the new College of Business classrooms are not the only place they learn. BLC students traveled to Omaha, Nebraska, to visit First National Bank and Union Pacific.

Second Cohort of Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Leadership Skills

Dec 5 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article Second Cohort of Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Leadership Skills
Twenty-four College of Business students comprising the second cohort of Clifton Builders started their journey in the program this fall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The unique program of the Clifton Strengths Institute provides the opportunity for students to study and network with other entrepreneurial-minded individuals focused on changing the world in careers. 

Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business

Dec 1 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Kathy Farrell, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, has been named permanent dean of the College of Business pending approval by the Board of Regents, on Dec. 1. Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the appointment.

Business Students Collaborate to Knock Out Oath Challenge

Nov 21 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article Business Students Collaborate to Knock Out Oath Challenge
Marketing students from the College of Business tested their business acumen at the second annual Oath Advertising Knockout Challenge. A subsidiary of Verizon Communications which serves as the umbrella company of its digital content subdivisions including AOL and Yahoo!, Oath hosted the competition, November 9-10 in Omaha. Seven students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln worked together in teams with other students from Creighton University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha and presented their solutions to a panel of judges.

Entrepreneurial Ideas Shine at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition

Nov 14 2017 1:00 PM | » Full Article Entrepreneurial Ideas Shine at 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition
More than 80 students presented their business ideas at the ninth annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch on Friday, November 10. Held at the West Memorial Stadium Club Level Suites, the event hosted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship provided the opportunity for high school and college students to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges in three minutes.

Faculty Inspiration and Passion Lead Hanna to Earn Ph.D.

Oct 27 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article Faculty Inspiration and Passion Lead Hanna to Earn Ph.D.
Through a mentorship during his time as an MBA student at the University of NebraskaLincoln, Andrew Hanna found a passion for teaching and research. The influence from faculty and a love for people led him to pursue a Ph.D. to make this his life’s work.

Scary Towers Haunt Campus During Innovation Challenge

Oct 24 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article Scary Towers Haunt Campus During Innovation Challenge
Five student teams competed to build the scariest tower in the festive Innovation Challenge held by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship. The competition required students to use a pumpkin, 10 dollars and a Center for Entrepreneurship t-shirt as part of their structure which culminated with a construction project on the lawn of the Selleck Quadrangle.

Partnership Summit Shines Light on College Growth

Oct 9 2017 10:30 AM | » Full Article Partnership Summit Shines Light on College Growth
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosted the fifth annual Partnership Summit on October 6, as over 150 advisory board members from around the nation met to provide insight and learn more about Howard L. Hawks Hall. Interim Dean Kathy Farrell highlighted the day with the State of the College Address, where she noted the significant role Nebraska Business continues to play at the University.
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