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.
BYU Teams Win Big External Business Competitions
Monday Aug 06 2012
Brigham Young University students know what it takes to create a successful company, and they have the results to prove it.
New Peery Social Entrepreneurship Research Fellows Announced
Thursday Aug 02 2012
The Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance has named Brigham Young University professors Chris Mattson and David Wiley as research fellows in the Peery Social Entrepreneurship program. As fellows, Mattson and Wiley will apply their expertise in research and innovations within the field of social entrepreneurship.
BYU Accountancy Professor Receives Two Research Grants
Tuesday Jul 24 2012
Steven M. Glover, professor and director of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy in the Marriott School of Management, recently received two independent academic research funding grants from the Center for Audit Quality to create academic research articles.
Patti Freeman to discuss "Intentional Recreation" at BYU forum July 17
Monday Jul 16 2012
Patti Freeman, chair of the Department of Recreation Management and Youth Leadership in the Marriott School at Brigham Young University, will give an address titled “Intentional Recreation and Things That Matter Most” at a forum Tuesday, July 17, at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Marriott School Names Lee Perry New Associate Dean
Thursday Jul 12 2012
Dean Gary Cornia of the Marriott School of Management announced the appointment of professor Lee Perry as a new associate dean for the school. Perry, the Sorensen Family Professor of Organizational Leadership and Strategy, will join Michael Thompson and Jim Stice as a third associate dean. Perry took on his new responsibilities in June.
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.
Forbes Names Provo Best Place for Business and Careers
Friday Jun 29 2012
Topping Forbes' 14th annual list of The Best Places for Business and Careers is Provo, Utah. "The $16 billion economy is thriving largely on the back of Brigham Young University," says the magazine.
Software Company Wins 2012 Business Plan Competition
More than $100,000 in prizes given to finalists Wednesday May 16 2012
This year’s Business Plan Competition at Brigham Young University proved one thing: student entrepreneurship throughout campus is alive and well. At the annual competition that recognizes the best student ventures, the team Autobid captured first place and won $50,000 in cash and in-kind services.
Accounting Students Take Second at Deloitte National Case Competition
Monday May 07 2012
A team of Marriott School of Management accounting students recently demonstrated their analytical and presentation abilities, taking second place and a $5,000 prize at the Deloitte National Audit Case Competition.
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.
Bateman Awards Honor Students, Professor and Organization
Monday Apr 30 2012
Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management announced the winners of the 2012 Bateman Awards — the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students — at an awards banquet on April 6.
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.
Whitmore Center Awards Global Management Certificates
Thursday Apr 19 2012
Sixty Brigham Young University students received Global Management Certificates from the Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center/CIBER at a banquet in their honor, joining a group of more than 500 others who have also earned this credential.
Social Innovator of the Year Award Given to Journalist
Wednesday Apr 18 2012
The Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance recently presented the Social Innovator of the Year award to David Bornstein, an author and New York Times journalist who reports on high impact solutions for social problems around the world.
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.
TEDxBYU Energizes Students
Monday Apr 16 2012
The event that took Brigham Young University's campus by storm last year returned in 2012 just as strong. This year's TEDxBYU conference was jam-packed with inspiring speakers, a webcast and an energetic crowd.
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.