• Business & Finance

    Alumni, Business and Finance lead Combined Campaign participation | Nebraska Today

    The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s chase for the Chancellor’s Cup roared into its second week as the Nebraska Alumni Association approached perfect participation, and Business and Finance surged into the Large Division lead. The friendly competition is part of the university’s participation in the 2021-22 Combined Campaign for Health and Human Services. The university is a longtime participant in the community fundraiser, which continues through Nov. 12. To encourage participation by faculty and staff, weekly individual prizes are being awarded and the Chancellor’s Cup will be presented to the campus division that records the greatest number of employees who donate. 

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  • Business & Finance

    Associated hires executive to lead equipment finance business

    Associated Banc-Corp. has recruited a veteran commercial banker from Wells Fargo to lead its new equipment finance business. The Green Bay, Wisconsin, company named Scott Dienes as president of equipment finance and leasing. In the new role, he will be responsible for the equipment finance team, as well as the unit’s overall strategy. Before joining Associated, Dienes worked at Wells Fargo for 9 years and GE Capital for more than 12 years. He has more than 25 years of experience in the industry, Associated said in a press release Monday. The addition of Dienes is part of a broader plan  

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  • Sports & Travel

    Athlete return could lead to easier travel for vaccinated Australians

    Members of Australian women’s softball team, the first national team to arrive in Japan to the pre-Olympic training camp for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, attend a training session at a stadium in Ota, Gunma Prefecture, Japan, June 15, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SYDNEY, June 22 (Reuters) – The return of athletes and officials to Australia after the Tokyo Olympics could lead to a loosening of travel restrictions for people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the Australian team’s medical director said on Tuesday. Australia will be sending about 480 athletes to Japan for the Games in July and August and  

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