Marriott School News

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  • 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.


  • BYU Team Wins International Business Model Competition at Harvard Tuesday May 28 2013

    Brigham Young University's Owlet Baby Monitors team wins big again after taking first place and $25,000 at this year's International Business Model Competition held at Harvard, bringing their total competition winnings to $163,000.


  • BYU Team Wins MBA ACG Cup Competition Team's success marks second year in a row BYU takes first place Wednesday May 22 2013

    Outperforming finalists from across the state, a team of MBA students from Brigham Young University won first place and $5,000 in the Association for Corporate Growth Cup Competition. This is the second year in a row BYU has earned top honors at the annual event held in Salt Lake City.


  • J. Michael Pinegar to Deliver Annual Maeser Faculty Lecture May 21 University’s highest faculty honor Monday May 20 2013

    J. Michael Pinegar, the Joel C. Peterson Professor of Finance at the Marriott School of Management, will deliver this year’s Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecture during a Brigham Young University forum Tuesday, May 21, at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium.


  • MBA Students Win Stoddard Prize Tuesday May 07 2013

    Seventeen Brigham Young University MBA finance students were awarded the George E. Stoddard Prize and $3,000 in a significant return on their educational investment. This year 11 second-year and six first-year students received the honor.


  • Former Senator Given Prestigious Award Thursday May 02 2013

    The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University presented former senator Robert F. Bennett with its 2013 Administrator of the Year award for his work in Congress.


  • Inaugural Miller New Venture Challenge Announces 2013 Winners Eight teams receive honors Monday Apr 22 2013

    One of the biggest, university-wide business plan competitions in the nation brought Brigham Young University teams’ aspirations closer to reality last Friday.


  • UN Global Compact Leader Speaks at BYU Friday Apr 19 2013

    The top executive of the United Nations Global Compact visited Brigham Young University to speak about the worldwide organization’s mission to benefit societies across the globe.


  • 2013 Eccles Scholars Awarded to Internationally-Focused MBA Students Friday Apr 19 2013

    The Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University recently named 10 first-year MBA candidates as Eccles Scholars and awarded each recipient $9,000 to aid with schooling costs, international projects and global career exploration.


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