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.
Social Entrepreneurship Interns Dangle Carrots to Do Good
New internship program offers unique opportunities Monday Mar 15 2010
The wisdom of the ages sets forth two ways to make a donkey walk forward: hit its backside with a stick, or dangle a carrot in front of it. Consumer activists tend to use sticks, such as lawsuits, protests and boycotts, to persuade companies to be socially responsible. But as part of a new internship program, five students at Brigham Young University decided to experiment with carrots —mobs of them.
BYU or Bust: Executive Students Willing to Travel
Thursday Mar 11 2010
Brett Sampson and Amy Labaugh know not to schedule many appointments on Tuesdays. On that day, all they can think about is boarding a shuttle from Rexburg, Idaho, to Salt Lake City. While the 234-mile trip may not be your average commute, students are increasingly willing to traverse mountains, airports and state lines to earn a graduate degree from the Marriott School of Management.
New Book Defines “Super Laws” for Entrepreneurial Success
Saturday Feb 27 2010
Entrepreneurs blaze their own trails and make their own success, but lessons learned from those who have gone before can increase a startup's chances. That's the message of a new book about entrepreneurial marketing from three Brigham Young University business professors.
Marriott School Internship Competition and Fair Prepare Students for Internships
Thursday Feb 25 2010
Four Brigham Young University students walked away with distinguished internships after competing in the fourth annual MUSA Internship Competition. New to this year's competition is an internship fair and a series of workshops to help students seek employment and improve their professional skills.
Taking Time to Serve
Marriott School students find ways to reach out Tuesday Feb 09 2010
Many students in the Marriott School of Management are busy juggling packed schedules filled with rigorous coursework and extracurriculars — but that doesn't stop them from setting the books aside to lend a helping hand. Here's a glance at service activities performed last semester by three student groups: the Marriott Undergraduate Student Association, Rotaract and Marriott On-Board.
Marriott School featured in Salt Lake Tribune
Monday Feb 01 2010
The Salt Lake Tribune takes an in-depth look at the Marriott School of Management in two stories printed Sunday, Jan. 31.
Professor Honored with Drucker Award at Claremont
Wednesday Jan 20 2010
Claremont Graduate University honored Warner P. Woodworth, professor of organizational leadership and strategy at Brigham Young University, as the first Peter F. Drucker Centennial Global Entrepreneur in Residence.