Romney Institute Brings Aboard Familiar Faces
Friday Sep 20 2013
The Romney Institute welcomes new faculty members Brad Owens, Ty Turley and Chris Silvia. All three have BYU ties, impressive academic credentials and an ardent desire to influence and improve on the Romney Institute’s culture.
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.
Former Senator Given Prestigious Award
Thursday May 02 2013
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University presented former senator Robert F. Bennett with its 2013 Administrator of the Year award for his work in Congress.
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.
Gwen Holm honored as 2012 Wright Alumnus of the Year Recipient
Tuesday Jan 08 2013
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University honored Gwen Holm, director of mission support at NASA’s Dryden Flight Center, with its 2012 N. Dale Wright Distinguished Alumni Award.
Hairy Feet Make Their BYU Debut
Tuesday Dec 11 2012
The hugely anticipated film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” tells the story of courageous Bilbo Baggins — and three Brigham Young University students.
BYU Honored as ‘Changemaker Campus’
Monday Sep 24 2012
Brigham Young University has been designated a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U. Ashoka U, a subset of the international nonprofit organization Ashoka, is an initiative set forth to promote social entrepreneurship in universities. BYU was named for its ability to produce influential students who make a difference on a local and a global stage. Nineteen universities, including BYU, around the world are honored with this status.
An Asian Summer Experience
MPA student interns in China for U.S. Department of State Friday Aug 31 2012
Romney Institute students are willing to travel all over the world — even to China — to gain valuable experience through internships. Kate Baxter spent her summer interning for the Utah-Qinghai Eco Partnership, a young organization in central China.
SVC Competition Hosts Students with Big Plans
Friday Apr 20 2012
This year's Social Venture Competition attracted students focused on improving lives through sustainable businesses around the world. Sponsored by the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance, the eighth annual competition encouraged participants to enter ventures addressing social problems.
Sheila Bair Honored as 2012 Administrator of the Year
Tuesday Apr 17 2012
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University honored Sheila C. Bair as its 2012 Administrator of the Year for her management of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the recent economic downturn.
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.
Romney Institute Hosts Fairs for Job-Seeking Students
Local government, nonprofit fairs put students in the spotlight Friday Mar 09 2012
In the typical search for jobs and internships, students seek out the company. The Romney Institute of Public Management, however, is finding ways to bring companies' recruiters to students.
Executive Director of Utah Department of Commerce Receives Wright Alumni Award
Monday Nov 14 2011
Brigham Young University's Romney Institute of Public Management awarded Francine Giani, executive director of the Utah Department of Commerce, with its 2011 N. Dale Wright Distinguished Alumni Award. The award is one of the most esteemed accolades given by the Institute and was presented to Giani at a luncheon last Friday in her honor.
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.
Romney Institute Director David Hart Joins State Optimization Council
Thursday Jul 28 2011
Gov. Gary R. Herbert recently appointed David Hart, director of the Romney Institute of Public Management, to join a new state council looking to give Utah an economic and managerial boost. Hart and other Utah leaders will focus on cutting costs, streamlining services and bettering the Beehive State.
Jeff Sermon: Reaching New Heights
Tuesday May 17 2011
According to nineteenth-century education reformer Horace Mann, "A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated." Jeff Sermon's Executive MPA degree has helped him reach high enough to become the sixth president of Utah Community Credit Union.
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.
BYU Alum Honored as Romney Institute Administrator of the Year
Former Bureau of Reclamation commissioner remembered Monday Apr 04 2011
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University honored the late John W. Keys III as its 2011 Administrator of the Year. Keys was the former commissioner for the Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, which manages, develops and protects the water resources in the western United States.
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.