MISM News

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  • In the Atrium with Tahna Black Tuesday Oct 14 2014

    It’s no secret that Marriott School student Tahna Black is crazy about Disney. But she recently chatted with The Exchange about another favorite subject: information systems.


  • A Pattern of Giving By Kevin Ball Tuesday Oct 14 2014

    Alum Kevin Ball shares the four reasons why he chooses to give back to BYU, noting that the aid he received as a student made his career possible.


  • Joint Ventures: Seth & Susan Stewart Tuesday Oct 14 2014

    In honor of the Marriott School's twenty-fifth anniversary, one couple recounts how their time in the TNRB led to the ultimate dividend: wedded bliss.


  • Need a Home? Use Doorspotter.com Tuesday Oct 14 2014

    Created by a trio of MISM students last winter semester, Doorspotter.com is the perfect tool for finding the right digs for you or family and friends.


  • Entrepreneurship With Alum Josh Steimle Tuesday Oct 14 2014

    When Josh Steimle won the BYU business plan competition, he gained the confidence to keep his new company going for the next twelve years.


  • Q&A with alum and advocate Mirella Petersen Monday Oct 13 2014

    Alum Mirella Petersen is bold, organized, and driven—the perfect combination for getting autism insurance reform passed in Utah.


  • Alum Eric Rea Finds Success Going With The Grain Monday Oct 13 2014

    A sleek product deserves accessories that are equally suave. Blending mechanical prowess with beautiful materials is alum Eric Rea's forte.


  • Spinning the Color Wheel: Personalities at Work Monday Oct 13 2014

    Taking a cue from major corporations, professor Greg Anderson is helping students navigate group projects with the Color Code personality test.


  • Forbes Names MISM Best Master's Degree Monday Oct 13 2014

    Forbes compiled a list of the best and worst master's degree to get right now. In the number one spot was a master's of information systems.


  • The Influence of Generous Hearts and Noble Minds Why I Serve by Sonia Clayton Wednesday Jul 09 2014

    I will never forget the overwhelming feeling of relief I had upon the volunteers' arrival. I wondered, 'Can I ever repay them? Can I ever serve as they did? Can I learn to care as they did?' My life was changed forever, shaped by their kindness and profoundly touched by their unselfish service.


  • Information Systems Professor Develops Automatic Grading Software Wednesday Jul 09 2014

    Students and professors know that grading assignments can take weeks. But what if it didn't? What if grading could take place instantly? BYU professor Gove Allen explains how he took on the problem by developing automatic grading software for use in introductory Excel classes.


  • IS Alum Featured in Marriott Alumni Magazine Saturday Jun 28 2014

    The former president of the Utah Autism Coalition, Mirella Petersen lobbied for more than three years to enact insurance reform for autism spectrum disorders treatment in Utah.


  • Dressing the Part How an apparel search engine startup is attracting big businesses Thursday Jun 05 2014

    BYU MISM student Jeremy Penrod says that if you’d asked him as a child what he wanted to be when he grew up, he might have picked dentist or inventor. Of all the possible answers he could have given, Penrod’s certain about at least one thing — he never imagined a career selling dresses.


  • Information Systems Students Shine at AITP Competition Tuesday May 13 2014

    After competing with nearly 500 students from more than 50 colleges and universities, six Brigham Young University students took home a record amount of awards from the Association for Information Technology Professionals Competition in Atlanta, Ga.


  • BYU Team Wins Security Track at AIS Competition Wednesday Apr 30 2014

    Challenging coursework and diligent study helped a team of Brigham Young University students take first place at the Association for Information Systems Student Competition for the third year running.


  • Business Study Abroad Programs Highlighted in Kick-off Events Tuesday Jan 21 2014

    Winter semester has just begun but students at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management are already gearing up for this summer’s study abroad programs hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center.


  • Digital Deception: People Who Lie While Texting Take Longer to Respond Also true for digital conversations on social media, instant messaging Monday Sep 09 2013

    Ever been trading a flurry of text messages when there’s an awkward pause? Well, research from BYU shows you probably should be suspicious.


  • Lee Perry named Dean of BYU’s Marriott School of Management Replaces Gary C. Cornia Monday Jul 08 2013

    Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Brent Webb announced the appointment of Lee Perry as the dean of the Marriott School of Management.


  • Marriott Alumni Magazine Goes Mobile Wednesday Feb 13 2013

    Move over, USA Today. It’s time to add another app to the favorites list — the iPad version of Marriott Alumni Magazine. Looking to increase convenience and ease of access for readers, the Marriott School of Management released the digital edition including the current issue and all 2012 issues.


  • Students Square-Off at Mobile App Competition Thursday Dec 06 2012

    Cat herding, ninja fighting or photo gaming — it could all be found at the Mobile App Competition hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.


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