Marriott School News

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  • Jeffery Thompson to present BYU devotional address June 1 Friday May 28 2010

    Associate professor Jeffery Thompson from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management will be the speaker at the weekly devotional Tuesday, June 1, at 11:05 a.m.


  • Six MBAs Become 2010 Stoddard Scholars Thursday May 27 2010

    Six BYU MBA finance students earned dividends on their education by being named Stoddard Scholars and being awarded $5,000 scholarships.


  • BYU Triumphs in Global Information Systems Competition Friday May 14 2010

    At one of the most elite and grueling information systems competitions in the world, a group of three Brigham Young University undergraduates won first-place at the APEX Global Business IT Case Challenge in Singapore. As newcomers to the competition, the team went up against 24 of the top ISys programs in the world.


  • Student-run Grant Program Matches Donors with Causes Students receive unprecedented hands-on experience Thursday May 13 2010

    The country's first student-led program that connects philanthropic donors with deserving nonprofit organizations is up and running at BYU.


  • To-Do and Note Synchronization Website Wins Online Marketing Competition Monday May 10 2010

    In an age when most people go straight to the Internet for information, an effective website is key to a company's success. Getting students to understand that reality and teaching them how to create and implement effective internet marketing strategies was the goal of the inaugural Crexendo Online Marketing Competition, which culminated in an awards ceremony April 9.


  • BYU Researchers in Top Five for Organizational Behavior and Strategy Wednesday Apr 28 2010

    Organizational behavior and strategy faculty at Brigham Young University were ranked fourth in the nation for their 2009 publications in the top academic journals of the field, according to a list published by the University of Texas at Dallas.


  • 2010 Hawes Scholars Announced Eight second-year MBA candidates receive MBA's top honors Monday Apr 26 2010

    Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management has announced eight MBA students as its 2010 Hawes Scholars. The honor, which carries a cash award of $10,000, is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.


  • Students Launch into Mobile App Development Monday Apr 19 2010

    Ready. Aim. Launch hippopotamus. Hippo Blast, a game for iPhone in which the player shoots a cartoon hippo from a cannon to see how far it will go, won first place and $10,000 at the second annual Omniture iPhone App Competition, hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at the Marriott School of Management.


  • BYU CIBER Hosts First High School Business Language Competition Friday Apr 16 2010

    Eight Utah high school teams comprised of heritage and non-heritage Spanish speakers gathered at Brigham Young University to compete in the nation's first High School Business Language Competition.


  • BYU Air Force ROTC Exhibits Discipline and Teamwork Thursday Apr 15 2010

    While trophies and bragging rights may be reasons the BYU Air Force ROTC drill team competes each year in the Southern California Invitational Drill Meet, an Air Force general says learning discipline and teamwork are key.


  • Medical Device Company Wins 2010 Business Plan Competition Thursday Apr 15 2010

    Restless leg syndrome affects nearly 30 million Americans, causing discomfort and keeping them up at night, but three Brigham Young University students hope to provide relief and build a business in the process. The students' innovative product and solid plans gave their company, TranquilMed, a first-place finish the 2010 BYU Business Plan Competition.


  • BYU Center for Economic Self-Reliance Named for Melvin J. Ballard Tuesday Apr 13 2010

    Brigham Young University President Cecil Samuelson announced the naming of the Melvin J. Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance, which is housed at the Marriott School of Management. The naming recognizes Ballard's contributions to the welfare system of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


  • Professor of Organizational Leadership and Strategy Receives Outstanding Faculty Award Marriott School also honors first N. Eldon Tanner Award recipient Monday Apr 12 2010

    Jeffrey H. Dyer, professor of strategy, received the 2010 Outstanding Faculty Award, the highest distinction from the Marriott School of Management at the annual Marriott School Awards Night on March 31. Another 15 faculty, staff and administrators were also honored at the event.


  • BYU Info Systems Students Dominate National Competition Thursday Apr 08 2010

    Competing against 68 other colleges and universities, six Brigham Young University information systems students brought home eight awards this spring at the National Collegiate Conference for the Association for Information Technology Professionals held in St. Louis. The BYU teams continued their winning tradition from previous years, leaving with the most awards per student entrant.


  • Five Globally Minded MBAs Awarded Eccles Scholarships Thursday Apr 08 2010

    The Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University named five MBA students as the 2010 George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Scholars. Each student received $10,000 to continue his or her Marriott School education and to prepare for a career in international business.


  • Entrepreneur and The Princeton Review List BYU Finance in Top 15 Student Opinion Honors awarded to MBA program Monday Apr 05 2010

    The Princeton Review's Student Opinion Honors rates the Marriott School of Management's MBA finance program among the top 15 in the nation. The Marriott School at Brigham Young University has received this honor for two consecutive years.


  • BYU Students Win North and South America Investment Competition Team advances to global competition in Hong Kong Tuesday Mar 30 2010

    Brigham Young University's basketball team may be out of the running for the NCAA finals, but there's still hope for one bracket of BYU students. This month a team of three MBAs and two undergraduates from BYU's Marriott School of Management won the Americas Investment Research Challenge, sponsored by the CFA Institute. The team will now represent the Americas region at the Global Investment Research Challenge in Hong Kong on April 17.


  • 2010 Bateman Awards Honor Outstanding Students, Faculty Wednesday Mar 24 2010

    Two students and two faculty members from the Marriott School of Management were presented with the 2010 Merrill J. Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students.


  • Romney Institute Alumnus Honored as Administrator of the Year CEO of award-winning health system addresses students Monday Mar 22 2010

    Brigham Young University's Romney Institute of Public Management honored alumnus Rulon Stacey as this year's Administrator of the Year for his role in rescuing a small, struggling health system in Northern Colorado and transforming it into an award-winning health care system.


  • BYU Accounting Grads Help Set National Standards Grads launch careers at Financial Accounting Standards Board Thursday Mar 18 2010

    Most accountants spend their days ensuring that company financial records are up to standards. But for a handful of Brigham Young University Master of Accountancy graduates, going to work means helping set those standards.


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