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.
BYU Team Wins International Business Model Competition
Friday Feb 17 2012
A Brigham Young University student business may have created the perfect solution for those who are always searching in vain for a parking spot. At the second-annual International Business Model Competition, XoomPark won the grand prize of $12,000 cash for its idea of a parking reservation website. XoomPark bested five other teams at the competition, sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
BYU Study Finds Unexplored Link Between Airlines’ Profitability And Their Accident Rates
Wednesday Feb 08 2012
Airlines' accident risk is highest when they are performing very close to their financial targets, according to a study by a professor in BYU's Marriott School of Management.
Accounting Programs Ranked Top Three for 17th Consecutive Year
Friday Feb 03 2012
For the 17th straight year the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy received a top-3 ranking from the Public Accounting Report, reinforcing its position among the nation's best accounting schools.
MBA Students Place Third at International Logistics Competition
Tuesday Jan 17 2012
After 24 hours in their war room analyzing a supply chain problem, a team of Brigham Young University MBA students emerged with a solution that took home a top finish.
Effective Product Packaging Can Be Counter-Productive, New Study Finds
Friday Dec 30 2011
A new study has found that the same persuasive packaging that can lead consumers to buy a particular product can also cause them to use less of it once they take it home – thus reducing its long-term sales.
Ballard Center Names New Fellows
Tuesday Dec 20 2011
Two international educators will continue to bring their innovative expertise to Brigham Young University as newly named fellows for the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance.