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Strive to Thrive Lincoln Student Blog - Spring 2018

Apr 20 2018 3:30 PM | » Full Article Strive to Thrive Lincoln Student Blog - Spring 2018
The senior-level class, Leading People and Projects (Management 411), provides a semester-long project for business students called Strive to Thrive Lincoln, helping them gain knowledge of philanthropy in the Lincoln community. Students receive hands-on experience focusing on what it takes to manage a grant proposal process which ultimately awards $10,000 to local non-profits made possible through a gift by Rhonda Seacrest. Students also volunteer their service on outreach projects. As part of the class team structure, the social media team is initiating a Strive to Thrive Lincoln student blog. Students compose regular updates outlining their experiences from week-to-week as they go through the grant proposal process.

$10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln

Apr 20 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article $10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln
Fifty Nebraska Business students began the semester looking to make an impact in the local community through a philanthropic class project called Strive to Thrive Lincoln. Those aspirations became a reality, as local non-profits received a total of $10,000 through student work administering a grant application project from beginning to end, concluding with an awards ceremony at Howard L. Hawks Hall on April 18. The students chose Lincoln Literacy and Clinic with a Heart to split the funding, which is provided through the generosity of Lincoln philanthropist Rhonda Seacrest. The project provided a model for business students to better understand both the procedures and benefits of the grant application process.

Achievements for April 20, 2018

Apr 20 2018 9:30 AM | » Full Article Achievements for April 20, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Ashley Blunk, Kyle Carlson, Ryan Kalkwarf, Hannah Krajicek, Dr. Daniel Tannenbaum and Jenna Zeleny.

Celebrating 30 Years of International Business Major at Nebraska

Apr 18 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Celebrating 30 Years of International Business Major at Nebraska
Amid lion dancers and global cuisine, panel discussions and collaboration, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business celebrated its 30th anniversary of the international business major with the inaugural International Business Summit. The April 12-13 event in Howard L. Hawks Hall offered students, faculty, alumni and employers the opportunity to connect with others who study or teach international business and professionals already doing business on a global scale.

Executive Insights Panelists Look to Leadership for Success

Apr 18 2018 9:30 AM | » Full Article Executive Insights Panelists Look to Leadership for Success
Business students listened and asked questions of four prominent business leaders, all with strong ties to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business at the spring Executive Insights held at Howard L. Hawks Hall on April 12. The event, hosted by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, provided leadership perspectives from Shawntell Kroese ’96, vice president of Loup, a Union Pacific logistics company; Allan Noddle ’62, former CEO of Ahold USA Support Services; Nancy Paasch ’06, chief administration officer at Sandhills Publishing; and Bryan Slone, president of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and former assistant professor of practice of accounting at Nebraska Business.

Global Teams Utilize Cross-Cultural Skills at Export Challenge

Apr 17 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Global Teams Utilize Cross-Cultural Skills at Export Challenge
Nebraska Business students from around the world utilized cross-cultural skills in the inaugural Nebraska Export Challenge as they competed in teams to make business presentations based on exporting products abroad. Dr. Kalu Osiri, director of the international business program and associate professor of practice of management, envisioned the competition with a goal on getting students to interact with peers from other countries.

Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science

Apr 16 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science
Just like chili and cinnamon rolls, some of the best partnerships are unexpected combinations. Three students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business presented at the 2018 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance (DAAA) Conference. Utilizing their business insight, they discussed an uncommon topic for business majors – nuclear deterrence. The conference was hosted by the university's Department of Political Science and the College of Law Space, Cyber and Telecommunication Law Program, March 15-16.

Nebraska Business Honors Top Business Leaders

Apr 13 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Honors Top Business Leaders
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosted the 34th annual Advisory Board Awards Luncheon on April 13, in Howard L. Hawks Hall. The awards honor the outstanding accomplishments of business leaders and corporations in the state of Nebraska and beyond.

Students Present Irrigation, Export Projects in Benin

Apr 12 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Students Present Irrigation, Export Projects in Benin
A global immersion trip to the Republic of Benin in Africa presented an in-depth, interdisciplinary learning opportunity for seven students from the College of Business, College of Engineering and College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. During the spring break trip, students leveraged their different perspectives and ideas to present two production and management projects at the University of Abomey–Calavi in Cotonou, Benin.

Target Finds Unique Partnership with Students at Case Competition

Apr 11 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article Target Finds Unique Partnership with Students at Case Competition
Each spring, the Target Case Competition gives Nebraska Business students the chance to put themselves in the executive management chair and present a strategic business plan to Target managers with the goal of improving customer experience at their stores. This year five student teams worked to improve online strategies and blend them with the brick-and-mortar store experience.

Mlnarik Finds More Than One Way to Earn Spare Change

Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Mlnarik Finds More Than One Way to Earn Spare Change
Dan Mlnarik ’93 spent more than 10 years helping award University of Nebraska–Lincoln-bound high school students with scholarships. He found this volunteer effort through the Optimist Club meaningful as he worked with people trying to qualify to buy a home with large college debt as a managing broker at Home Real Estate in Lincoln.

Flag Project Puts Business Student in Record Book

Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Flag Project Puts Business Student in Record Book
John Lang, a freshman business administration major from Omaha, Nebraska, brought a remarkable world record with him when he joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business community last fall. Inspired by his family’s legacy of military and first responder service, he organized the building of a 1,813.52-square-foot American flag and landed in the Guinness World Records™.

Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business

Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business
Although stereotypes about the sales profession often paint it as a male-dominated occupation, women in the undergraduate certificate program in sales excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business believe those perceptions are changing. To that end, Laura McLeod, assistant professor of practice in marketing, works to increase the number of women in the program because their totals still fall far short of male students.

Combs Builds Nebraska Through Inclusion

Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Combs Builds Nebraska Through Inclusion
Dr. Gwendolyn Combs, associate professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, helps build Nebraska by working to give voice to every individual employed at an organization. Her human resource career in the public and private sectors, including nearly 20 years at Nebraska Business, demonstrate her dedication to people and their value.

Business Students Strengthen Networking Skills

Apr 9 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Business Students Strengthen Networking Skills
More than 30 employers came to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business to connect with students at the Build Your Community networking event. Hosted by the Business Career Center from April 2-5, students enrolled in Career Development and Planning (BSAD 222) had the opportunity to meet and talk with professionals from Nebraska businesses.

Achievements for April 5, 2018

Apr 6 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article Achievements for April 5, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Dr. Regina Frey-Cordes, Amy Lester, Abigail Nappier Cherup, Dayna Larreau and Dr. Ann Mari May.

Matthews Represents Nebraska at Mittelstaedt Symposium

Apr 6 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Matthews Represents Nebraska at Mittelstaedt Symposium
Lynn Matthews, a fifth-year doctoral student, at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Department of Marketing kicked off the 27th annual Robert Mittelstaedt Doctoral Symposium with her presentation on human branding. Her paper, “Perceived Authenticity in Credence and Experience Services,” helped highlight the symposium by bringing to the forefront a burgeoning topic in the world of marketing.

Student Entrepreneurs Create “April Madness” at Competition

Apr 5 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Student Entrepreneurs Create “April Madness” at Competition
On the heels of the NCAA basketball tournaments, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship generated its own “April Madness” this week, as more than 40 student teams competed in a bracket format for the right to be crowned champion of the New Venture Competition. Teams showcased business plans to judges during two preliminary rounds on the first day with the final four teams going at it on day two for the right to earn cash prizes from more than $75,000 in total prize money.

Business Students Connect with Minneapolis Employers

Apr 4 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Business Students Connect with Minneapolis Employers
Eleven students from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Minneapolis on a career expedition hosted by the Business Career Center during spring break. Throughout four days, students networked with multiple professionals and alumni, and visited eight different employers.

New Law and Business Minor Open To All Majors

Apr 3 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article New Law and Business Minor Open To All Majors
Graduate-level professors will be teaching undergraduates in a new academic program created through a University of Nebraska partnership.

Nebraska Business Offers Online M.S. in Finance Degree

Apr 2 2018 8:15 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Offers Online M.S. in Finance Degree
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is now accepting applications for the inaugural class for a new online master of science degree in finance. Prospective students for the new online M.S. in finance degree must apply by July 1 for the fall term.
 

Frey Feels Home in Nebraska MAIAA Program

Mar 30 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Frey Feels Home in Nebraska MAIAA Program
Passionate for teaching others, James Frey, a first-year student in the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, enjoys developing people’s best qualities to help them be successful. Frey grew up in Meriden, Connecticut, and majored in physical education at Central Connecticut State University. He planned on becoming a teacher after graduation.

Business Alumni Featured at Executive Insights

Mar 28 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Business Alumni Featured at Executive Insights
Four Nebraska Business alumni return to the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to lead the Executive Insights panel on Thursday, April 12. Hosted by the School of Accountancy and the Department of Finance, business leaders highlight the panel discussion with a question and answer session at 4 p.m., followed by a networking reception at 5 p.m. The free event invites all university students and the public to attend. The deadline to register for the event is Friday, April 6.

Six MABA and MBA Students Attend YP Summit

Mar 27 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Six MABA and MBA Students Attend YP Summit
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln sent six students from the MBA and master of arts in business administration (MABA) programs to Omaha, Nebraska, for the 2018 Young Professionals Summit. The annual event strives to cultivate professional, personal and community growth while exposing promising young professionals to potential career avenues.

Nebraska Business Announces M.S. in Business Analytics Degree

Mar 26 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Announces M.S. in Business Analytics Degree
Applications now are being accepted for the inaugural class in a new online Master of Science degree in business analytics developed by the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Achievements for March 23, 2018

Mar 23 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Achievements for March 23, 2018
College of Business faculty, staff and students recognized for recent achievements include Dr. Tammy E. Beck, Paula Caldwell, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Samantha Kennelly, Dr. Ann Mari May, Katie Sewell and Rachel Wesley.

Omer Research Looks at Fee-Pressured Audit Offices

Mar 22 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Omer Research Looks at Fee-Pressured Audit Offices
Firms hire auditors to provide independent assessments of their financial statements and assure investors and outside parties that they are free from material misstatements.

Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth

Mar 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth
The Nebraska economy will continue to growth through the third quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Nebraska MBA Program Surges to Top 20

Mar 20 2018 10:30 AM | » Full Article Nebraska MBA Program Surges to Top 20
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Master of Business Administration ranks 20th nationally in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report evaluations of graduate school programs. The rankings were announced March 20.

Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts Lincoln Service Center

Mar 19 2018 11:30 AM | » Full Article Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts Lincoln Service Center
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Center for Entrepreneurship provides unique resources to the local business community which will now expand under a new partnership with the Nebraska Business Development Center (NBDC) Lincoln Service Center. Serving Lincoln and southeast Nebraska, the Lincoln Service Center provides business planning, loan packaging and financial analysis.

Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Boost First-Year Development

Mar 16 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Boost First-Year Development
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business selected 58 new students to serve as student strengths coaches for the 2018-19 school year. The coaches will join more than 20 returning coaches to mentor and coach over 750 first-year business students in Professional Enhancement I Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111).

Student Competitor Registration Open for New Venture Competition, April 3

Mar 15 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Student Competitor Registration Open for New Venture Competition, April 3
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosts the New Venture Competition on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 3-4. Held at the Nebraska Union, undergraduates of all majors and graduate students pitch their business plan to compete for over $75,000 in total prize money. Students who want to participate must register by Sunday, March 25. 

Q & A: Economist Jarrett Explains Tariffs, Trade

Mar 14 2018 7:00 PM | » Full Article Q & A: Economist Jarrett Explains Tariffs, Trade
Surrounded by U.S. steel and aluminum workers, President Donald Trump signed an order March 8 for a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum to take effect in 15 days. Trump said the tariffs are necessary to protect U.S. industry. Critics say they will have unintended consequences.

Uche Jarrett, an assistant professor of practice who teaches international economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, addresses common misconceptions about tariffs and trade.

International Insights Set Anderson Apart

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. John Anderson, Baird Family Professor of Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, grew up with a world perspective beyond his immediate surroundings. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the son of missionary parents, Anderson carries with him the same passion to help others across the globe.

With Online MBA Ranked Among World's Best, Nebraska Business Expands Online Graduate Programs

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article With Online MBA Ranked Among World's Best, Nebraska Business Expands Online Graduate Programs
On March 5, Financial Times announced in its fifth annual online MBA rankings that the University of Nebraska–Lincoln online Master of Business Administration program ranked No. 1 in the world for alumni salary increases.

International Business Summit Marks 30th Anniversary of Major at Nebraska

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article International Business Summit Marks 30th Anniversary of Major at Nebraska
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the international business major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the College of Business plans to host its inaugural International Business Summit at Howard L. Hawks Hall, April 12-13. The summit will celebrate the milestone and offer students, faculty, alumni and employers the opportunity to connect with others who study or teach international business and professionals already doing business on a global scale.

Sen Named ISBM Fellow, Dissertation Awarded

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Sen Named ISBM Fellow, Dissertation Awarded
Relationships make up the foundation of modern business transactions. Argha Sen, a fourth-year Ph.D. marketing student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, formed his graduate research around business relationships, and how they exist in two-sided business-to-business electronic environments. His dissertation on the subject recently won the Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) Doctoral Support Award Competition. In addition, the ISBM named Sen an ISBM Fellow for his dedication to applying knowledge to marketing problems and opportunities.

Horowitz’s Passion for Sports Propels Her into Career in the Industry

Mar 12 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Horowitz’s Passion for Sports Propels Her into Career in the Industry
Summer Horowitz fulfilled a lifelong dream playing softball at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Originally from Briarcliff Manor, New York, Horowitz chose Tufts because of the opportunity to continue her softball career at a place she could be successful on and off the field.

Former Navy SEAL Fussell Speaks to Harris Lecture Audience

Mar 9 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Former Navy SEAL Fussell Speaks to Harris Lecture Audience
Chris Fussell, former United States Navy SEAL officer and partner at the McChrystal Group leadership development firm, spoke to nearly 500 students, faculty and business community partners at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, March 7. The second speaker for the annual Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series sponsored by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business and College of Law, Fussell spoke about developing teams in a complex world.

Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series

Mar 8 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced its spring series featuring four webinars that are free and open to the public. Economics faculty and student researchers will lead the discussions. Attendees can register for any of the webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu.

Business Learning Communities Students Gain Insight at Chicago Companies

Mar 7 2018 1:30 PM | » Full Article Business Learning Communities Students Gain Insight at Chicago Companies
Students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business recently traveled to Chicago on an industry visit to expand their perspective on business. Twenty-seven students from two Business Learning Communities (BLC) and three BLC student mentors visited Deloitte, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Catapult Chicago. They also took in the city by attending attractions like the Blue Man Group show and Cloud Gate at Millennium Park.

College of Business Honors Inaugural Class of Start Strong Strengths Academy

Mar 6 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article College of Business Honors Inaugural Class of Start Strong Strengths Academy
The inaugural class of the Start Strong Strengths Academy was recognized during the February staff meeting at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. Sara Weixelman, human resources generalist, and Deb Eisloeffel, human resources manager, presented 19 staff and graduate students with their Strengths Mentor certificates.

Nebraska’s Online MBA Ranked Among World’s Best

Mar 5 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska’s Online MBA Ranked Among World’s Best
Financial Times has ranked the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's online Master of Business Administration program No. 1 in the world for alumni salary increases.

Second Cohort of International Business Distinguished Scholars Inducted

Mar 1 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Second Cohort of International Business Distinguished Scholars Inducted
With hands raised by their side, 11 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business recited the Oath of Global Citizenship as they were inducted as the second cohort of International Business Distinguished Scholars. The program consists of international business majors with a minimum 3.5 GPA who are looking to expand their international prowess.

MAIAA and MBA Students Represent Nebraska at National Sports Forum

Feb 28 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article MAIAA and MBA Students Represent Nebraska at National Sports Forum
Four graduate students from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Frisco, Texas, for the National Sports Forum (NSF). The forum brings sports industry professionals together for education surrounding four pillars. These pillars are sponsorship sales, business development, ticket sales, and marketing and fan engagement. Additionally, select university students attend and compete against other graduate programs in a sports marketing related case in a 24-hour challenge.

Students Develop Marketing, Tourism Plans in Panama

Feb 27 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Students Develop Marketing, Tourism Plans in Panama
Nineteen students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business ventured to the nation of Panama through a global immersion program over winter break. Prior to their travel, students enrolled in International Studies in Business and Economics (BSAD 491) in the fall semester, split into two teams to develop a marketing plan to maximize a Panamanian teak farm’s market share in the United States.

NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition

Feb 26 2018 8:30 AM | » Full Article NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business marks the intended destination for thousands of high school students from across the United States competing in the Personal Finance Challenge national competition this spring. Nebraska Treasurer Don Stenberg announced the event at a press conference held in association with the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) housed in the college.

Husker Alumnus Prepares for 2020 Olympic Bid

Feb 24 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Husker Alumnus Prepares for 2020 Olympic Bid
As the winter Olympics wrapped up last month, a Husker alumnus is looking ahead to the 2020 Olympic games, with the goal of representing the United States in archery at the Tokyo games.

MAIAA Program Sends Four Students to NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar

Feb 23 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article MAIAA Program Sends Four Students to NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar
In only its fifth year, the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) program at Nebraska has made a name for itself amongst its peers in collegiate athletics. The NCAA recognized the program’s growth and recently selected four MAIAA students to attend its annual Emerging Leaders Seminar (ELS) at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) headquarters in Indianapolis.

Former Navy SEAL Officer to Present Harris Lecture on Leading Teams

Feb 22 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Former Navy SEAL Officer to Present Harris Lecture on Leading Teams
Former Navy Seal Officer Chris Fussell – now a business consultant and author – will deliver “Leading Teams in Complex Environments” on Wednesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The free, public lecture is the keynote address in the Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series co-hosted by the College of Business and College of Law.

Lifelong Learning and Teamwork Highlight Innovation Conference

Feb 21 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article Lifelong Learning and Teamwork Highlight Innovation Conference
The Innovation and the Future of Work conference brought together more than 200 students and business professionals for workshops in international business, artificial intelligence, human resources and more at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center held February 16. Coordinated by the Undergraduate Women in Business and the College of Business, the annual conference broadened its scope this year to examine topics and trends facing men and women in the workplace.

Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018

Feb 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska through the summer of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Nebraska Online MBA Ranks No. 17 in the Nation by Poets & Quants

Feb 16 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Online MBA Ranks No. 17 in the Nation by <em>Poets &amp; Quants</em >
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln online MBA program built upon its strong reputation this week by appearing in the Top 20 of Poets & Quants inaugural ranking of the top 25 online MBA programs. The Nebraska program ranks No. 17 in the nation and No. 2 in the Big Ten, while already holding strong placements by U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review and Financial Times.

Practice Makes Perfect at BSAD 333 Practice Interviews

Feb 15 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Practice Makes Perfect at BSAD 333 Practice Interviews
More than 450 business students interviewed with 40-plus employers in Hawks Hall on February 5-8. Organized by the Business Career Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, these practice interviews brought together students enrolled in Internship and Job Search Strategies (BSAD 333) with employers in a variety of occupations with an added bonus at the end.

A Valentine’s Day Story: Why Everyone Loves Howard Hawks Hall

Feb 14 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article A Valentine’s Day Story: Why Everyone Loves Howard Hawks Hall
Howard L. Hawks Hall opened in August and a series of inaugural projects and events followed from the first day of classes to the first holidays celebrated in the building. In honor of Valentine’s Day, business faculty, staff and students explain why they love Hawks Hall. The Nebraska Business community can share their own notes of appreciation, called Husker Hearts, on Wednesday, February 14, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the Welcome Center.

Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association

Feb 13 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association and Teaching Council recognized 25 Nebraska Business faculty and staff during their annual award ceremony on Friday, February 2. The Parents' Recognition Award is presented to those who made a significant difference in students' lives.

Diving Into the Business of Great White Sharks

Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Diving Into the Business of Great White Sharks
Tami Kaschke ’98, ’11, grew up believing her business future would be alongside her family at the John Deere dealership in North Platte, Nebraska, which they owned and operated for 36 years. She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in management from the College of Business and acquired the foundational tools to succeed in business. However, when Kaschke ultimately dove into the business world, she found a new passion which took her halfway around the world working as a research assistant studying sharks at the Dyer Island Conservation Trust in South Africa.

Nguyen Uses Strengths in Commitment to Help Others

Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nguyen Uses Strengths in Commitment to Help Others
The motivation to succeed takes many forms for students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. For Phat Nguyen, a senior business administration major from Lincoln, Nebraska, the desire to serve others shapes his college experiences and stems from relationships with family, teachers, classmates, country and his homeland of origin, Vietnam. His vision to make a difference in other people’s lives ignites an entrepreneurial spirit looking to innovate.

Ibrayeva Lives American Dream at College of Business

Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. Elina Ibrayeva, professor of practice in management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, brings a multi-faceted approach to her profession that drives her to be the best she can be. Her zest for teaching involves a disciplined classroom, integration of new technologies, working with local and international businesses and traveling abroad with students and colleagues to fully understand the nature of the global business economy.

Students Learn ‘Obstacles Are Opportunities’ at Naval Academy

Feb 9 2018 1:45 PM | » Full Article Students Learn ‘Obstacles Are Opportunities’ at Naval Academy
Four University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students strengthened their skills at the U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference in Annapolis, Maryland. The students joined more than 300 people from 45 military and civilian colleges spending four days learning about leading and persevering through obstacles during sessions led by prominent military, government and industry leaders.

Nebraska Business Hosts Four Power Lunches

Feb 8 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Hosts Four Power Lunches
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Executive Education program will host four spring Power Lunches which will provide ideas and strategies to help solve today’s business challenges. Open to all business professionals, the Power Lunches are led by College of Business faculty members and offered in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall at 14th and Vine Streets in room 202.

Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Grant Applications from Nonprofits

Feb 7 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Strive to Thrive Lincoln Seeks Grant Applications from Nonprofits
A management class at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business is accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations to award up to $10,000. Students in the course call the hands-on experience with philanthropy Strive to Thrive Lincoln, and this semester they selected to focus on nonprofits which support people in need through education, awareness and enrichment.

Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester

Feb 6 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Students found success during their first semester in Howard L. Hawks Hall. More than 1,000 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. The 929 undergraduate students who earned this recognition upheld a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. The College of Business also honored 237 undergraduate students for attaining a 4.0 GPA.

Survey of European Economists Finds Sizable Gender Gaps in Opinions

Feb 5 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Survey of European Economists Finds Sizable Gender Gaps in Opinions
A new study has found a sizable gender gap in views among economists in Europe on a broad range of topics including core precepts, government intervention, taxes, environmental protection and equal opportunity.

Entrepreneur Panel Provides Blueprint to Business Success for Students

Feb 2 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Entrepreneur Panel Provides Blueprint to Business Success for Students
Three Nebraska entrepreneurs took center stage at a special presentation at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business on January 26 in Howard L. Hawks Hall. The program, facilitated by Dr. Sam Nelson, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, featured Jon McNeill, president of global sales and service at Tesla Motors; Joe Petsick `85, co-founder and CFO of Proxibid; and Matthew Wegener, founder and CEO of iSoft Data Systems, Inc. The three guests told their stories and emphasized to students the qualities it takes to make an impact as an entrepreneur.

Philanthropist Helping Nebraska Business Students Learn to Give

Feb 1 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Philanthropist Helping Nebraska Business Students Learn to Give
A meaningful class that gives Nebraska College of Business students hands-on experience with philanthropy will be offered in both fall and spring semesters, with the assistance of Nebraska philanthropist Rhonda Seacrest.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Ignites at the 48-Hour Challenge

Jan 31 2018 6:00 PM | » Full Article Entrepreneurial Spirit Ignites at the 48-Hour Challenge
Ideas flowed and plans came together for University of Nebraska–Lincoln students at the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge held Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28. Hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, more than 50 students spent their weekend developing business ideas together.

Dominguez Ready for Next Step at Nebraska

Jan 29 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Dominguez Ready for Next Step at Nebraska
Candice Dominguez dedicated herself to cheerleading and track in high school and college in California. When it was time to take the next step to fulfill her career ambitions of working in the sports industry, it led her all the way to Nebraska to the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) program.

McDowell Finds Calling to Help Others Through Accounting

Jan 26 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article McDowell Finds Calling to Help Others Through Accounting
Competing for Henderson’s Heartland High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter, Ashley (Quiring) McDowell ’17 won two national competitions focused on accounting. Though the first-place trophies represented her success, she found a greater sense of accomplishment by finding her calling.

MAIAA Alum Utilized Connections to Impact Program, Land New Role

Jan 25 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article MAIAA Alum Utilized Connections to Impact Program, Land New Role
Branden Enstrom ’17 believes in the power of receiving a master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As a student, he seized opportunities to grow and build his network. He credits his connections along with practical experience he received along the way to helping him land his new job as director of softball operations at Stanford University.

Honors Academy Helps Rahman Find Right Major in Accounting

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

Nebraska Indicator: Outlook Remains Solid for 2018

Jan 24 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: Outlook Remains Solid for 2018
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska during the first half of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business.

Conference to Examine Innovation and the Future of Work

Jan 23 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Conference to Examine Innovation and the Future of Work
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business and Undergraduate Women in Business student organization host the Innovation and the Future of Work Conference from 11:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, February 16. Sponsored by Ameritas along with the Lincoln Community Foundation and Talent Plus, the conference will be held at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center. Students, young professionals and members of the business community who are “inspired by tomorrow” can gain valuable knowledge through presentations and workshops from local business professionals, a luncheon and a panel discussion on the future of work.

Butterfield Accomplishes Many Firsts as a Husker

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

Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business

Jan 20 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business
Dr. Gregory Hayden began his career as professor of economics at the College of Business in 1967. After 50 years of service, his ability to help students and colleagues study the world through the use of his social fabric matrix approach has helped transform the way people approach complex world situations.

Six MAIAA Students Take Site Visit to Northwestern College

Jan 19 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article Six MAIAA Students Take Site Visit to Northwestern College
First-year master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) student Ryan Christy took five fellow students to visit his alma mater, Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, on December 6. The two-year MAIAA program prepares graduates for careers in athletics so the visit centered around meeting Northwestern Athletic Director Earl Woudstra. A four-time national NAIA Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year, Wousdstra became the athletic director after retiring from coaching in 2011.

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.

Registration Open for the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge

Jan 17 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Registration Open for the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge
The Center for Entrepreneurship will host the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge during the weekend of January 26-28 at Howard L. Hawks Hall. This event is open to students of all majors and colleges at the University of NebraskaLincoln. It costs just $10, which includes all meals, a t-shirt and prizes for the winners. 

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.

Clifton Builders Work to Increase Employee Engagement at Local Businesses

Jan 15 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Clifton Builders Work to Increase Employee Engagement at Local Businesses
The second cohort of Clifton Builders, a program of the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, provided consulting to local workplaces to help them assess and increase their work team engagement. Applying what they learned in Building a Life for Impact (MNGT 324B), 24 students created change and improvement for five workplaces in Lincoln including iSoft Data Systems, Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Nelnet, Speedway Motors and Spreetail.

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.”

Accounting Pioneer Ellsworth Fulk Recognized in $2 Million Endowment Funds

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

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

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

Meghan Matt Global Immersion Blog From Panama

Jan 10 2018 7:30 PM | » Full Article Meghan Matt Global Immersion Blog From Panama
Meghan Matt, a sophomore international business major from Mound, Minnesota, will study abroad in Panama from December 27 to January 7. Matt chose to apply for the Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Panama program because she wanted to experience Latin American business culture. Leading up to their time in Panama, students develop a marketing plan for a Panamanian teakwood farmer and will work to implement it during their trip. She said, “I am most looking forward to meeting the local farmer who we have been writing a marketing plan for in class.” One of the college’s Distinguished International Business Scholars, she also plans to get an internship in China and spend a semester in Denmark while pursuing her degree at Nebraska.

Salters Recognize Family, Impact Students

Jan 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Salters Recognize Family, Impact Students
Impressed by the early designs of the new College of Business building, Peter and Nancy Salter appreciated the modern learning environment it would provide students. They knew being part of the Big Ten Conference put Nebraska in a new level of competition and they wanted to help students through a gift to the college.

A Family Legacy

Jan 8 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article A Family Legacy
The family of the late Donald O. Clifton ’48, ’49, ’59 and ’90 had long been connected to Nebraska. For two decades, he worked at Nebraska as a popular instructor and researcher, and it was at Nebraska where he first began his experimentation with strengths.  “My dad was born on a humble sheep farm in Butte, Nebraska. A regent scholar born with a little higher IQ than everyone else, he was a master teacher. He loved teaching kids. What he noticed was weaknesses don’t turn into strengths. For 40 years, nobody listened to him, but he never gave up,” shared Don’s son, Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup.

A Common Connection

Jan 4 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article A Common Connection
Tonn Ostergard ’81, CEO and chairman of Crete Carrier Corporation, and his wife, Holly ’80, agreed to chair the capital campaign for the College of Business in 2008. At the time, the fundraising goal of $28 million for additional scholarships and professorships seemed ambitious to Ostergard. Little did he know then, the amount ultimately raised would grow to more than three times the initial goal.

IT Manager Patrick Jungers Finds Quick Impact from Nebraska Online MBA

Dec 28 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
With the goal of career advancement, higher earning potential and knowledge of new business practices, business professionals of all ages are going back to school to earn their master’s degrees. According to the Financial Times, the leading global business publication ranked the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as one of the top places in the world to get an online MBA.

MAIAA Board Member Kyle Doperalski Advises Students

Dec 26 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article MAIAA Board Member Kyle Doperalski Advises Students
University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumnus Kyle Doperalski ’05 shared his career experience in athletics with the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) first-year students on October 30. For the last five-and-a-half years, Doperalski has worked as the associate athletics director of external operations at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota and also serves as an MAIAA advisory board member.
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