MISM News  RSS

  • Top Marriott School Stories of 2015 Thursday Dec 31 2015

    The Marriott School had an amazing 2015. Here's a list of some of our top stories of the year featuring our outstanding students, faculty and alumni.


  • Gaskin Receives AIS Early Career Award Thursday Dec 17 2015

    Marriott School information systems professor James Gaskin was recognized for his innovative approach to research by receiving one of the first-ever Association for Information Systems Early Career Awards.


  • Measure Emotion with Your Mouse Clicks Research shows feeling negative emotions alters natural cursor movement Monday Dec 14 2015

    Most people can tell if you’re angry based on the way you’re acting. Professor Jeffrey Jenkins can tell if you’re angry by the way you move a computer mouse.


  • #BYUDevo: Cybersecurity and Spiritual Safety Wednesday Dec 09 2015

    Bonnie Brinton Anderson, associate professor in the information systems department, delivered the devotional address Tuesday. Anderson gave five tips on how to improve computer security behavior, and how those tips parallel the ways we can improve our spiritual behavior.


  • BYU’s AIS Chapter Named Chapter of the Year Thursday Oct 29 2015

    They're not just the best in Utah or the best in the West; Brigham Young University's Association for Information Systems chapter has been recognized as the best in the world.


  • Flinging Frisbees with BYU's ACM and AIS Wednesday Oct 21 2015

    Nothing brings BYU students together like a friendly game of ultimate frisbee. Pariveda Solutions, a national technology consulting firm, capitalized on that fact while on a recruiting visit to Provo.


  • BYU Information Systems Students Shine at Leadership Conference Wednesday Jun 03 2015

    Brigham Young University information systems students earned three awards at the 2015 Association for Information Systems Student Chapter Leadership Conference in Tuscaloosa, Ala.


  • MISM Student Maria Yacaman Tees Off Friday Apr 17 2015

    Maria Yacaman, who hails from Bogota, Colombia, isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. She came to the United States five years ago to play golf for BYU. She intended to major in finance, but after taking a required information systems intro class, Yacaman changed her plans.


  • Information Systems Alumni Updates Tuesday Mar 17 2015

    From Utah to Atlanta to Hong Kong, information systems graduates are contributing far and wide—and working with more than just computers.


  • Snappy Acquisition of Student Startup, Scan Tuesday Feb 24 2015

    Hollywood secrets weren’t the only things ousted in the Sony Pictures hacking scandal. News of Snapchat’s acquisition of a BYU-student startup also hit the blogosphere.


  • INTEX Pressure Makes Perfect Tuesday Feb 24 2015

    There’s one group of students on campus already thinking about finals week. Information systems students prepare every day for the culminating event of their junior core: INTEX, a weeklong exercise that requires them to use everything they’ve learned that semester.


  • Don't Get Hacked! Study Shows People Ignore Online Warnings You're your own worst enemy when it comes to online security Thursday Nov 20 2014

    Marriott School information systems professors were awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to continue research that found people say they care about keeping their computers secure, but behave otherwise.


  • Creative Gig Lands BYU Student Profile on Forbes Wednesday Nov 05 2014

    Forbes.com recently highlighted Nick Walter, who changed his trajectory by teaching Apple's new programming language.


  • IS Students Judge Apps for LDSTech Conference Monday Oct 27 2014

    Students had the responsibility of judging apps and games on a basis of usability, technical merit, visuals, and, of course, how fun they were to play.


  • 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.