MISM News

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  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • NSA Names BYU a Cybersecurity National Center of Excellence Monday Jul 02 2012

    BYU has been recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic institutions in the area of cybersecurity education.


  • Using Small Groups to Find Big Solutions Friday May 04 2012

    Solving global problems might seem daunting, but the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance is stepping up to the challenge by providing a way to help experts create breakthroughs in specific fields.


  • BYU Business and Law Schools Both Among Top 40, U.S. News says Other BYU grad programs rank well too Tuesday Mar 13 2012

    Brigham Young University’s law and business schools are both among the Top 40 in the country, according to the latest U.S.News & World Report graduate school rankings, released today.


  • Career Initiative Boosts Job Placement Friday Oct 28 2011

    This year hundreds more Marriott School of Management graduates were hired than in 2010, resulting from an intensified focus on placement and a slowly recovering economy. Placement rates increased by 14 percent for graduate degrees and five percent for undergraduate degrees in 2011, reaching 91 percent and 76 percent, respectively.


  • BYU Tops Professor Ratings Site Friday Aug 26 2011

    It's a place many students love to turn to when picking their professors, and now RateMyProfessors.com has returned the love, naming Brigham Young University the top college for the 2010–2011 school year.


  • ISys Students Rake in Record Wins at National Competition Tuesday Apr 19 2011

    After a 17-hour test of endurance and IT skill, six Brigham Young University students championed a national information systems competition hosted by the Association of Information Technology Professionals in Orlando, Fla. Continuing their winning tradition, BYU left with three first-place finishes, three second-place finishes, one third-place finish and two honorable mentions — taking home more awards than ever before.


  • Marriott School Students Select 2011 Merrill J. Bateman Award Winners New award given to outstanding student organization Monday Apr 18 2011

    Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management announced the winners of the 2011 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students.


  • Marketing Professor Receives 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award 14 faculty and administrators also honored Tuesday Mar 29 2011

    The Marriott School of Management presented Michael Swenson, Ford Motor Company Professor of Marketing, with its highest distinction — the 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award — at the annual Marriott School Awards Night held March 9. In addition to Swenson, 14 others were recognized for their dedicated service to the school.


  • Marriott School Wins Awards for Communications Excellence Monday Mar 21 2011

    Good communicators are supposed to work behind the scenes, but sometimes they can't help getting pulled on stage for a successful effort. Such was the case when the Marriott School of Management won multiple awards for communications excellence from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


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