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  • Glover Named New School of Accountancy Chair Friday Apr 13 2012

    Marriott School of Management Dean Gary Cornia announced the appointment of Steven M. Glover as chair of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy. He will assume the position beginning May 1, succeeding Kevin Stocks, who was chair for nine years.


  • BYU MBA Students Win ACG Cup Competition Monday Apr 09 2012

    A team of Brigham Young University MBA students bested teams from other Utah schools by winning first place and $5,000 at this year's Association for Corporate Growth Cup Competition in Salt Lake City.


  • Graduate Competition Aims to Improve Social Organization Friday Apr 06 2012

    Graduate students from across the country gathered at Brigham Young University to create solutions for problems facing social organizations in the second annual Innovation in Social Entrepreneurship Case Competition.


  • Internationally Minded MBAs Named 2012 Eccles Scholars Thursday Apr 05 2012

    The Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University announced 10 first-year MBA candidates as Eccles Scholars and awarded each recipient $9,000 to aid with schooling costs, international projects, and global career exploration.


  • Budgeting Backfires – Shoppers Unconsciously Spend More When Trying to Limit Costs Wednesday Apr 04 2012

    Setting a price limit when shopping often backfires, according to new research from Brigham Young University and Emory University marketing professors. The study found that merely thinking about prices leaves you likely to spend more than you would otherwise.


  • Management Society Establishes Chapter in Singapore Tuesday Apr 03 2012

    Since 1977 the Brigham Young University Management Society has made an impact throughout the world by promoting moral and ethical leadership. This winter that impact grew to include another branch in Asia. Lee Radebaugh, director of the Whitmore Global Management Center/BYU CIBER, traveled to Singapore to help establish the nation's first chapter.


  • MBA Students Win Stoddard Prize Monday Apr 02 2012

    Twenty-one Brigham Young University MBA finance students received a significant return on investment by being awarded the George E. Stoddard Prize, which comes with a cash award of $2,000. This year 10 second-year and 11 first-year students received the honor.


  • BYU’s Accounting Program Leads Best Schools in CPA Exam Pass Rate Thursday Mar 29 2012

    The focus of BYU's accounting program is to prepare its students to be successful in the profession. Before that objective can be accomplished, however, they must first meet the qualifications to enter the field. A recent statistic — CPA exam pass rate — reveals that BYU is doing this better than any of the other top-10 accounting programs.


  • Student-Run VC Fund Turns 15x Profit on Investment Wednesday Mar 28 2012

    Brigham Young University MBA students have accomplished what some investors only dream of: selling their investment with a return of nearly 15 times the original cost.


  • Marriott School Associate Dean Receives Outstanding Faculty Award 15 faculty and administrators also honored Tuesday Mar 27 2012

    James D. Stice, associate dean, received the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award, the highest distinction from the Marriott School of Management at its annual awards night. Another 15 faculty, staff and administrators were also honored at the event.


  • Financial Times Rates BYU HR and Accounting Teaching No. One Wednesday Mar 21 2012

    The Brigham Young University MBA program has two big reasons to celebrate with the Financial Times rating both human resources and accounting teaching number one worldwide. The Times' teaching rank comes from a survey of alumni. The London-based paper also ranked BYU's MBA program 98th in its Global MBA Ranking 2012.


  • Investments taking over donations with Impact Investing Friday Mar 16 2012

    A group of Brigham Young University finance students are finding unique ways to use their investing skills while helping those in poverty worldwide.


  • MBA Students Hit High Mark at National Competition Wednesday Mar 14 2012

    A team of MBA students from Brigham Young University received second place and a $1,000 cash prize at the 2012 Wharton MBA Buyout Case Competition, beating out other top Ivy League and international schools. The high-profile competition, which took place in Philadelphia, tested graduate students on their leveraged buyout knowledge.


  • 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.


  • BYU CIBER Hosts Third Annual High School Business Language Competition Thursday Mar 08 2012

    Students from Utah high schools along the Wasatch Front tested their language and business skills in the third annual High School Language Competition hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center/BYU CIBER and the Center for the Study of Europe at Brigham Young University.


  • Book Outlines Methods for Reducing Recidivism Wednesday Mar 07 2012

    When it comes to preventing criminals from returning to crime, successful methods can be hard to come by. A Marriott School of Management professor has teamed up with RealVictory, a recidivism reducing program, to publish a book that looks at solutions to the social problem.


  • BYU Marriott School Announces 2012 Hawes Scholars Tuesday Mar 06 2012

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management named ten MBA candidates as its 2012 Hawes Scholars. The honor, which carries a cash award of $10,000, is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.


  • Video Game Creator Named 2012 Student Entrepreneur of the Year Thursday Mar 01 2012

    From his humble beginnings as owner of a lemonade stand to becoming founder of a million-dollar gaming company, Brad Moss was rewarded for his latest entrepreneurial endeavors by winning the Student Entrepreneur of the Year. The competition, sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, recognizes student entrepreneurs for running profitable companies while in school and comes with a cash prize of $10,000.


  • Online Role-Playing Games Hurt Marital Satisfaction, Says BYU Study Wednesday Feb 22 2012

    Online role playing games negatively affect real-life marital satisfaction, according to a new Brigham Young University study published Feb. 15 in the Journal of Leisure Research.