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Brett Whorley Excels in MBA Program Ranked #2 for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report

May 8 2014 2:00 PM | » Full Article Brett Whorley Excels in MBA Program Ranked #2 for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln MBA program is ranked #2 for Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans, according to the 2014 U.S. News & World Report listing. To achieve the veteran-specific ranking, schools had to already be on the respective U.S. News & World Report listing for best online programs.

CBA Offers New Graduate and Certificate Programs

Mar 14 2014 1:00 PM | » Full Article CBA Offers New Graduate and Certificate Programs
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration developed two new graduate programs with specializations in business administration and intercollegiate athletics administration. The college also created two new graduate certificate programs in business analytics and supply chain management. All four programs are designed to meet current and emerging business demands in the global marketplace.

UNL Online MBA Program Ranked No. 12 in the World by Financial Times

Mar 10 2014 4:00 PM | » Full Article UNL Online MBA Program Ranked No. 12 in the World by Financial Times
The online MBA program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration ranked No. 12 in the world in the 2014 inaugural Financial Times ranking. The program was also recognized as No. 2 in the world for its value. Released March 10, the report ranked the top 15 online MBA programs from around the world who offer a credible alternative to residential MBA programs. 

GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered February 22

Feb 3 2014 10:30 AM | » Full Article GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered February 22
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration will hold its third GMAT Strategy Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. This workshop is designed for those interested in learning strategies and approaches for taking the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), which measures verbal, mathematical and analytical writing skills for graduate admission. The UNL GMAT Strategy Workshop will be led by Stephanie Espy, founder and president of MathSP: Strategies and Problem-solving.

UNL Online MBA Program Ranked Sixth in U.S. News & World Report 

Jan 8 2014 9:00 AM | » Full Article UNL Online MBA Program Ranked Sixth in <em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em>
The online MBA program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration jumped 11 spots to sixth overall in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Business Programs. Released January 8, the report ranked 172 programs which included four current or future Big Ten programs.

UNL Part-Time MBA Program Ranked Second in the Big Ten in Bloomberg Businessweek 

Nov 11 2013 1:30 PM | » Full Article UNL Part-Time MBA Program Ranked Second in the Big Ten in <em>Bloomberg Businessweek</em>
The part-time MBA program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration ranked second in the Big Ten in the 2013 Bloomberg Businessweek ranking. Released November 7, UNL was 18th overall out of 80 programs ranked.

UNL Hosts Executive Power Lunches to Help Solve Today’s Business Challenges

Oct 4 2013 6:00 AM | » Full Article UNL Hosts Executive Power Lunches to Help Solve Today’s Business Challenges
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration is launching its new Executive Education Program with an Executive Power Lunch series. These lunches are designed to introduce professionals to hot topics in a best practices format and provide businesses with ideas for professional and corporate growth.CBA’s renowned faculty will share the latest ideas and strategies as well as compelling examples of growth and innovation.

UNL MBA Online Program Top Ranked in Big Ten by Affordable Colleges Online

Aug 28 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article UNL MBA Online Program Top Ranked in Big Ten by Affordable Colleges Online
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln MBA program has been ranked number one in the Big Ten among online programs by Affordable Colleges Online. Ranked 11 overall, UNL was recognized for being “at the top of its class among national universities.”

Grad Student Enhances Agricultural Career with UNL MBA

Jun 13 2013 9:00 AM | » Full Article Grad Student Enhances Agricultural Career with UNL MBA
Derek Schardt of Wayne, Neb., got his undergraduate degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in political science and history. As he debated the best way to apply those degrees to future career aspirations, one thing became clear – an MBA degree would give him more options in the job market.

GMAT Strategy Workshop Attracts Prospective Graduate Applicants

Jun 6 2013 11:00 AM | » Full Article GMAT Strategy Workshop Attracts Prospective Graduate Applicants
The inaugural UNL GMAT Strategy Workshop was held at CBA on Saturday, June 1. Forty-nine prospective graduate students attended the workshop to learn strategies and approaches for taking the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). The GMAT measures verbal, mathematical and analytical writing skills for graduate admission.

UCARE Provides Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Business Students

Apr 16 2013 2:00 PM | » Full Article UCARE Provides Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Business Students
The UNL UCARE program gives students the chance to participate in research at the undergraduate level. Christine Ochsner, junior accounting and economics major from Geneva, Neb., shared her economics education research with a poster presentation at the Spring UNL Undergraduate Research Fair on April 10.

Dissertation Award Winner Jeff Johnson Presents at Mittelstaedt Symposium

Mar 29 2013 2:00 PM | » Full Article Dissertation Award Winner Jeff Johnson Presents at Mittelstaedt Symposium
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business Administration Marketing Department held the 22nd annual Robert Mittelstaedt Doctoral Symposium from March 28-30, 2013. This year ISBM dissertation award winner Jeff Johnson presented his research at the proceedings.

Helicopter Pilot Amanda Homes Supplements Leadership Skills with UNL MBA

Mar 20 2013 3:00 PM | » Full Article Helicopter Pilot Amanda Homes Supplements Leadership Skills with UNL MBA
Although leadership is essential for any business to flourish, nowhere is that more evident than in the U.S. Military. For Amanda Homes, supplementing the leadership qualities she learned in the National Guard, means continuing her education in the UNL College of Business Administration MBA program.

UNL Online MBA Program Ranked Second in U.S. News and World Report

Jan 17 2013 1:50 PM | » Full Article UNL Online MBA Program Ranked Second in U.S. News and World Report
The online MBA program at the CBA ranked second in the Big Ten in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report. Released January 15, the report ranked the UNL MBA program as a Best Online Graduate Business Program. Overall, UNL was 17th out of 148 programs.

Nebraska Regents Approve Plans for New College of Business Administration Building

Sep 14 2012 1:30 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Regents Approve Plans for New College of Business Administration Building
The Nebraska Board of Regents approved plans for a new $84 million College of Business Administration building, making way for one of the most significant events in the history of the college, and largest academic building project in recent history at UNL.

Enrollment Up at UNL College of Business Administration

Sep 4 2012 4:00 PM | » Full Article Enrollment Up at UNL College of Business Administration
Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the UNL College of Business Administration, announced a 25.4 percent increase in first-time freshmen enrollment in the College of Business Administration this fall.

Marketing Ph.D. Student Justine Rapp Visits KLIN's Grow Lincoln

Jun 26 2012 11:18 AM | » Full Article Marketing Ph.D. Student Justine Rapp Visits KLIN's Grow Lincoln
Justine Rapp, a marketing doctoral student at CBA, appeared on Lincoln radio station KLIN’s Grow Lincoln program recently to discuss her research on how marketing affects consumers with compulsive and addictive behaviors.

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.

UNL College of Business Administration Announces Job Search for Director of MBA Programs

Dec 16 2011 12:00 PM | » Full Article UNL College of Business Administration Announces Job Search for Director of MBA Programs
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applicants for Director of MBA programs. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research, the Director would be responsible for managing and overall administration of the online and campus MBA programs.

MBA Graduate Tyrone Fahie Featured in UNL 'Go Big Red' Video Series

Nov 29 2011 4:35 PM | » Full Article MBA Graduate Tyrone Fahie Featured in UNL 'Go Big Red' Video Series
College of Business Administration MBA graduate Tyrone Fahie was recently featured in the UNL 'Go Big Red' video spotlight series. Fahie was awarded the Lott Impact trophy among other recognitions during his time at UNL and currently works at TD Ameritrade in Omaha.

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.

Ph.D. Student Jamie Hoelscher Upholds Tradition of Excellence in Accountancy

Oct 21 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article Ph.D. Student Jamie Hoelscher Upholds Tradition of Excellence in Accountancy
Jamie Hoelscher is a third year Ph.D. student at the UNL College of Business Administration School of Accountancy. She continues the tradition of hard working graduate level students that have attended the prestigious School.

Senior Actuarial Science Major Julia Menez Excels at Raikes School

Oct 12 2011 9:05 AM | » Full Article Senior Actuarial Science Major Julia Menez Excels at Raikes School
CBA senior, Julia Menez, proves that great things can be accomplished while involved in multiple academic programs. The actuarial science major has discovered a whole new world of opportunity at the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management.

CBA Senior Mark Suleiman Looks to Expand on Financial Success

Oct 3 2011 9:40 AM | » Full Article CBA Senior Mark Suleiman Looks to Expand on Financial Success
Mark Suleiman, a senior business student majoring in economics, continues to make his mark both in business endeavors and in national media attention. Suleiman, known for creating the Shark Fund student investment club at UNL, now has plans to take his entrepreneurial vision to a new level.

Agribusiness Major Turns Internship into Full Time Job

Sep 27 2011 9:02 AM | » Full Article Agribusiness Major Turns Internship into Full Time Job
Senior CBA agribusiness major Tyler Brown spent the past summer interning at Dow AgriSciences. Before it was all done Brown secured a full time position at the company upon graduation next spring.

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.

68 UNL students participate in Nebraska at Oxford Program

Aug 18 2011 3:59 PM | » Full Article 68 UNL students participate in Nebraska at Oxford Program
Sixty-eight University of Nebraska-Lincoln students participated in the 22nd annual Nebraska at Oxford Program at England's University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Sponsored by the UNL College of Business Administration, the four-week program began July 17 and concluded Aug. 13.

Summer Semester Concludes with Graduation Ceremonies

Aug 18 2011 10:34 AM | » Full Article
Over 130 students from the College of Business Administration received degrees following the 2011 summer semester. Receiving their Ph.D.s were Taewan Kim, Samuel Nelson, and William Provaznik in management, and Andrew Perumal in economics.

Shannon Cummins Receives Presidential Graduate Fellowship

Aug 12 2011 9:03 AM | » Full Article Shannon Cummins Receives Presidential Graduate Fellowship
Shannon Cummins was awarded a 2011-12 Presidential Graduate Fellowship by the University of Nebraska. Cummins, who has been recognized for excellence in teaching and research, plans to use the award to assist her ongoing research.

MBSA Gives Students of Color Vision to Succeed

Aug 8 2011 9:00 AM | » Full Article MBSA Gives Students of Color Vision to Succeed
The UNL Multicultural Business Student Association is giving students of color the chance to find their path to success by tailoring events and activities to create enthusiasm regarding the opportunities that are available.  Mark Davis, undergraduate adviser at CBA, has helped pave the way for the group to grow.

Actuarial Science Internships Let Students Learn Outside the Classroom

Aug 3 2011 10:02 AM | » Full Article Actuarial Science Internships Let Students Learn Outside the Classroom
Kelsey Bridges and Ryan Root are two of more than 35 UNL actuarial science students participating in internships throughout the country. The opportunity is giving these students the chance to experience what life will be like in their future careers.

Corporate Development Visits: August 1 - September 2

Aug 1 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Be sure to take the opportunity to start networking with companies that visit CBA.  Check out whose on site during the first couple weeks of school.

New Freshmen – Notes of Importance

Aug 1 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Important updates and notes for new Freshmen, including NUZ2UZ and schedule questions concerning BSAD 101 and BSAD 150.

James Bonner Learns Life at Big University is Just Right for Small Town Students

Jun 3 2011 10:54 AM | » Full Article James Bonner Learns Life at Big University is Just Right for Small Town Students

James Bonner came to Nebraska's biggest university from the small town of Battle Creek. Despite some apprehensions of life at a big school, Bonner graduated from CBA with new skills that have already helped him get one small business up and running.

SIFE Team Reaches National Competition

May 19 2011 10:46 AM | » Full Article SIFE Team Reaches National Competition

UNL Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) captured the award of room champions at the regional competition this year where they showcased their entrepreneurial achievements.  The team presentation focused on how SIFE has helped citizens of Nebraska and members of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

UNL College of Business Administration Students Awarded Degrees

May 12 2011 2:30 PM | » Full Article UNL College of Business Administration Students Awarded Degrees

The UNL College of Business Administration congratulates the nearly 500 students who received bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees following the Spring 2011 semester. Commencement ceremonies were conducted May 6 and 7 at the University.

UNL Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda Competes in State Leadership Conference

May 11 2011 10:44 AM | » Full Article

The UNL Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda recently sent 35 members to the state leadership conference in Kearney, NE.  UNL participants achieved 80 competitive awards at the event.

Matt Adamson Finds Added Value in MBA Degree From UNL

May 6 2011 10:44 AM | » Full Article Matt Adamson Finds Added Value in MBA Degree From UNL

Matt Adamson came to UNL to get his MBA degree but wasn't sure of its value compared to an undergrad degree.  Upon graduating in May, Adamson has a new appreciation for what UNL's MBA program really has to offer.

Economics, German Graduate Named Fulbright Scholar

Apr 29 2011 12:52 PM | » Full Article Economics, German Graduate Named Fulbright Scholar

Economics and German major Alyx Dodds Garner developed an interest in the German language while living in Germany as a child.  Now she will be traveling back to Germany this summer as a Fulbright Scholar.

Alex Bieber Takes Flight With Business Degree From UNL

Apr 29 2011 9:49 AM | » Full Article Alex Bieber Takes Flight With Business Degree From UNL

Business administration major Alex Bieber will graduate from CBA this spring and begin a pilot training program four days later proving business degrees offer a wide range of opportunities for students.

UCARE Program Gives Undergraduate Business Students Research Opportunities

Apr 28 2011 2:06 PM | » Full Article UCARE Program Gives Undergraduate Business Students Research Opportunities

The UNL UCARE (Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experience) program is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to learn how to conduct their own research.  Kin-ian Yin is just one of the college of business students who participated in the program this year.

College of Business Administration Student Athletes Honored for Academic Success

Apr 22 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article College of Business Administration Student Athletes Honored for Academic Success

Julie Brechtel and Casey Hauptman are just two of the 90 College of Business Administration student athletes being honored for their academic success at UNL.  The two seniors conclude their Husker athletic careers this semester with great success on the playing field as well.

MBA Grad Matt Senske Finds a Home in the World of Professional Sports

Apr 12 2011 11:37 AM | » Full Article MBA Grad Matt Senske Finds a Home in the World of Professional Sports

Former CBA undergraduate and MBA grad Matt Senske followed his aspirations to work in the world of professional sports.  Through doing what he loves to do, Senske has found a home at Werner Park -- the new home of the Omaha Storm Chasers baseball franchise.

Nebraska High School Students Compete in Economic Challenge at UNL

Apr 1 2011 8:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska High School Students Compete in Economic Challenge at UNL

Nebraska high school students competed recently at UNL in this year's Nebraska Economics Challenge.  The winners of the competition advanced to the nationals in late April.  The annual event is hosted by the Nebraska Council on Economic Education.

Economics Major Mark Suleiman Motivates Fellow Students Through the Shark Fund

Mar 31 2011 9:35 AM | » Full Article Economics Major Mark Suleiman Motivates Fellow Students Through the Shark Fund

The appeal Mark Suleiman found for business at CBA not only led him to change career paths but also inspired a real world business endeavor called the Shark Fund that helped other UNL students learn the fundamentals of financial investment.

CBA Faculty and Students Featured in Raikes School Innovation

Mar 25 2011 10:06 AM | » Full Article CBA Faculty and Students Featured in Raikes School Innovation

The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management gives UNL students a unique opportunity to create innovative technology in a hands-on environment.  The Raikes School's Design Studio program is currently featured in UNL's Focused on the Future campaign.

3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition Brings Student Innovation to Light

Mar 3 2011 11:27 AM | » Full Article 3-2-1 Quick Pitch Competition Brings Student Innovation to Light

UNL's Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship recently held its annual 3-2-1 Quick Pitch competition. The event gives aspiring student entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch an innovative business idea to a panel of community business leaders in a fast, fun, and competitive format.

SIFE Students Put Entrepreneurship Principles in Motion at UNL

Mar 1 2011 10:05 AM | » Full Article SIFE Students Put Entrepreneurship Principles in Motion at UNL

Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) have put the principles they practice into motion here at UNL. The student organization is operating an online auction system that resells surplus inventory for departments across campus.

UNL Finance Major Excels in Economics Competition

Feb 23 2011 3:17 PM | » Full Article UNL Finance Major Excels in Economics Competition

UNL finance major Joel Jantzen took a detour into economics last year and captured a first place trophy competing in the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference.

Nebraska Economic Council Brings Stock Market Game to Nebraska High Schools

Feb 10 2011 1:52 PM | » Full Article

The Nebraska Economic Council was recently featured in the Omaha World-Herald for teaching core principles of the stock market and economics to high school students. The Stock Market Game allows students to earn virtual cash to attempt to create a successful portfolio.

Blake Lawrence Turns CBA Inspiration into Small Business Success

Feb 8 2011 10:46 AM | » Full Article Blake Lawrence Turns CBA Inspiration into Small Business Success

Blake Lawrence graduated from UNL in marketing and received the inspiration from a small business management class to create Hurrdat Social Media –- a company designed to help manage the social media needs of businesses, artists, and athletes.

UNL Actuarial Science Thrives Through Outreach, Alumni, and Student Achievement

Jan 31 2011 10:18 AM | » Full Article UNL Actuarial Science Thrives Through Outreach, Alumni, and Student Achievement

The recognition of the Actuarial Science program from those outside UNL is certainly impressive but the true vibrancy of the program may really be found in the achievements of current students and their outreach to community, alumni, and fellow students.

International Business Major Lives Out Unexpected Dream in Japan

Jan 21 2011 9:41 AM | » Full Article International Business Major Lives Out Unexpected Dream in Japan

International Business major Sheena Turner changed her life in a way she never anticipated after participating in the Senshu Study Abroad program. Today she continues to live out her unexpected path by teaching English in Japan.

An Accounting Major's Adventures in Australia

Jan 5 2011 10:39 AM | » Full Article An Accounting Major's Adventures in Australia

UNL College of Business student Tyler Keffeler finds a once in a lifetime opportunity studying abroad, interning, and adventuring in Australia.

CBA Student Visited China Through UNL's Study Abroad Program

Dec 16 2010 10:37 AM | » Full Article CBA Student Visited China Through UNL's Study Abroad Program

UNL College of Business student Katie Thomas recently put herself on the map by visiting China through UNL's Study Abroad program. Thomas is getting her degree in Business Administration with a minor in Finance.

MBA Student Receives Honorary Lott Impact Trophy

Dec 13 2010 11:11 AM | » Full Article MBA Student Receives Honorary Lott Impact Trophy

College of Business MBA student Tyrone Fahie became the third ever recipient of an honorary Lott Impact Trophy. The trophy honors college football players who exemplify Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity both on and off the playing field.

CBA Student Worker Finds Path to Employment Before Graduation

Nov 10 2010 5:27 PM | » Full Article CBA Student Worker Finds Path to Employment Before Graduation

Brooke Parsons has spent the past year as a student worker in the Management department while finishing her B.S. in Finance. Now she’s graduated and beginning a new chapter in her life which recently got jump started with an internship at Conagra.

Finance Major Shuang Liu Chooses Challenging Path to Academic Success

Nov 10 2010 5:10 PM | » Full Article Finance Major Shuang Liu Chooses Challenging Path to Academic Success

Shuang Liu is a Finance major at the UNL College of Business. She chose finance in part because it was an area she felt she needed to become stronger. With the help of an internship with the Nebraska Bank of Commerce, Liu is doing just that.

Money Smart Kid Essay Competition Winner

Oct 27 2010 3:12 PM | » Full Article Money Smart Kid Essay Competition Winner

The winner of the Money Smart Week essay contest was Emma Cooney from Lux Middle School right here in Lincoln. Emma, her mom, and CBA Economics professor Dr. Roger Butters are pictured here with Governor Dave Heineman. Emma won a $1000 Nebraska College Savings Plan!

International Internships in China

Oct 27 2010 3:08 PM | » Full Article International Internships in China

The UNL College of Business is working to diversify their student experiences around the world through the Study Abroad program. CBA Management professor, Dr. Weixing Li is helping to make sure that China is an important destination in the program for many students.

Opportunity Knocks Through American Marketing Association Student Organization

Oct 27 2010 3:01 PM | » Full Article Opportunity Knocks Through American Marketing Association Student Organization

Marketing students wanting to make the most out of their education at the UNL College of Business may want to consider joining the American Marketing Association student organization. Sara Breen, currently specializing in Sports Marketing at UNL and on the board of the UNL AMA chapter, has one great reason to join.

UNL Finance Students Experience Warren Buffett First Hand

Oct 27 2010 12:10 PM | » Full Article UNL Finance Students Experience Warren Buffett First Hand

UNL College of Business students have a unique opportunity when they enroll in Finance 463. It’s a chance to experience first-hand the investment strategies of world renown analyst and former UNL business graduate Warren Buffett. Not only do students complete projects that attempt to simulate Buffett’s valuation techniques but they also get to meet Buffett on an annual class trip. UNL Finance professor Dr. Donna Dudney currently teaches the class and believes there are a variety of reasons why it’s one of the most intriguing classes offered for students.