Marriott School News
BYU Student Wins International Entrepreneurship Award
Friday Dec 20 2013
Beating out more than 1,600 applicants from 37 countries, Brigham Young University student Spencer Quinn took home the 2013 Global Student Entrepreneur Award with his repair tape company FiberFix. He also walked away with $150,000 in cash and in-kind business services from Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a global network of more than 7,300 business owners.
BYU, Indiana University Top 2013 Business Language Case Competition
Monday Dec 02 2013
Teams of three from universities across the country gathered at Brigham Young University to present practical solutions to real-world business cases in the 2013 Business Language Case Competition.
Marriott School of Management Holds Third Annual Entrepreneurship Week
Wednesday Nov 27 2013
The Marriott School of Management held its third annual entrepreneurship week this fall, reaching out across campus to engage more students in entrepreneurial efforts.
BYU Accounting Professor Recognized By National Association of Corporate Directors
Friday Nov 22 2013
One Marriott School of Management accounting professor is leaving his mark on big business. W. Steve Albrecht was recently named one of the top 50 corporate directors of 2013 by the National Association of Corporate Directors.
BYU ROTC Cadets Prepare for Presidential Review
Major General Jefferson S. Burton to be honored with Patriot Award Thursday Nov 07 2013
Army and Air Force ROTC cadets at Brigham Young University will march to Brigham Square Friday, Nov. 8, to be reviewed by BYU Academic Vice President Brent W. Webb during this year’s Presidential Review.
Marriott School Ranked Most Family Friendly — Again
Thursday Oct 31 2013
The Marriott School was recently ranked the most family friendly business school in the nation in The Princeton Review’s new book, “The Best 295 Business Schools.” The school has held the top spot since 2006, making this its ninth consecutive year as No. 1 in the category.
How Instagram Can Ruin Your Dinner
Looking at too many food photos can make eating less enjoyable Tuesday Oct 08 2013
Warning Instagrammers: Marriott School research suggests you might want to stop taking so many pictures of your food.
Medal of Honor Recipient Speaks at BYU
Thursday Sep 19 2013
As a special guest of the Brigham Young University Army ROTC, Romesha spoke on Sept. 5, about what he learned in combat to a campus crowd at the Varsity Theatre.
BYU Joins Elite Company in Latest U.S. News Rankings
Thursday Sep 12 2013
Brigham Young University joined Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Stanford Tuesday when it was named a Top 10 Best Value school in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Colleges rankings.
Digital Deception: People Who Lie While Texting Take Longer to Respond
Also true for digital conversations on social media, instant messaging Monday Sep 09 2013
Ever been trading a flurry of text messages when there’s an awkward pause? Well, research from BYU shows you probably should be suspicious.
Wearing High Heels Can Change the Way You Shop
Physical experience of balance influences consumer choices Friday Sep 06 2013
A study by Marriott School professors found that heeled consumers were more likely to select budget-friendly items.
BYU Accounting Professor Named Outstanding Educator
Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants honors Robert Gardner Wednesday Sep 04 2013
Marriott School of Management accounting professor Robert Gardner was recently honored with the prestigious 2013 Outstanding Educator award from the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants.
BYU Undergrads Manage Stock Market Portfolio
Monday Aug 12 2013
In Finance 415, Brigham Young University students are earning big returns. Outperforming the market by at least 1 percent annually and 2.5 percent each of the past five years, students in the portfolio management course are reaping dividends and real-world experience by the fistful.
School of Accountancy Names New Chair
Jeff Wilks succeeds Steve Glover Tuesday Aug 06 2013
Marriott School of Management dean Lee Perry announced the appointment of Jeff Wilks as chair of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy. He assumed the position on August 1, succeeding Steve Glover, who is now an associate dean for the Marriott School.
Lee Perry named Dean of BYU’s Marriott School of Management
Replaces Gary C. Cornia Monday Jul 08 2013
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Brent Webb announced the appointment of Lee Perry as the dean of the Marriott School of Management.
BYU Accounting Professors Awarded Wildman Medal
Professors honored for contribution in the field of public accountancy Friday Jun 28 2013
Marriott School of Management accounting professors Steve Glover and Doug Prawitt are being honored with the prestigious American Accounting Association/Deloitte Wildman Medal award for their contribution to public accountancy and ability to coordinate efforts between the private and academic sectors.
BYU Strategy Professor Finds Adding a Spouse to a Small Business Pays Off
Friday Jun 21 2013
Bringing your spouse to work could yield big dividends, according to a new study authored by Brigham Young University strategy professor Gibb Dyer. Recently published in Family Business Review, the study found that adding a spouse to a small business can lead to increased family income with no adverse effects on the firm.
Marriott School Professor Teppo Felin Recognized for Online Influence
Wednesday Jun 05 2013
Through tweets, hashtags and blogs, students in Marriott School professor Teppo Felin’s classes are encouraged to use technology to interact with their professor and supplement their classroom learning. This innovative use of technology is one of the reasons Felin ranks as one of the most web-savvy professors and influential Twitter users in the country.
Making Soccer Goals to Develop Resiliency
Marriott School students teach kids to bounce back Tuesday Jun 04 2013
Soccer is usually about making the goal. But for student coaches trained by Brigham Young University professor Peter Ward, the objective is more complex — score points, build character.
Want to Move Up at Work? Be a True Believer
It's not just who you know anymore Wednesday May 29 2013
New research is tweaking an old adage about how to get ahead in a competitive workplace: It’s not just who you know, but what you believe in.