Marriott School News
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.
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.
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.
Bateman Awards Celebrate Outstanding Students, Professor and Organization
Thursday Apr 18 2013
Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management honored the winners of the 2013 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected exclusively by students.
Ballard Week Boosts Social Innovation
Thursday Apr 11 2013
The Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance recently hosted the third-annual TEDxBYU event and the Social Innovator of the Year Award banquet as part of its jam-packed Ballard Week.
Organizational Leadership Professor Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
Other faculty, staff and administrators also honored Monday Apr 08 2013
The Marriott School of Management presented Alan Wilkins, professor of organizational leadership and strategy, with the Outstanding Faculty Award at the school’s annual awards night. In addition to Wilkins, another 14 faculty, staff and administrators were recognized at the event.
BYU Student Company Named No. 1 at Utah Student 25
14 other BYU student-run companies also included Friday Apr 05 2013
Underwater Audio, created by Brigham Young University student Scott Walker, was named the No. 1 student-run business by Utah Student 25 — an organization that recognizes student entrepreneurs.
Marriott School Hosts ‘Major Shopping’ Event for Female Students
Thursday Apr 04 2013
Women across campus gathered at the Tanner Building hunting for the perfect major at the 2013 Major Shopping event.
On-Campus Internships Open Doors for Students
Wednesday Apr 03 2013
In today’s competitive job market having an outstanding résumé is not just a good idea—it’s required. To give students more opportunities for career development, the Marriott School of Management offers an on-campus internship program.
BYU Strategy Professor Jeff Dyer Named Most Influential Young Management Scholar
Monday Apr 01 2013
Brigham Young University strategy professor Jeff Dyer was recently recognized for his impact on academic and business professionals, being named the most influential management scholar by the Academy of Management Perspectives.
First Management Society Chapter in Africa Formed
Wednesday Mar 27 2013
The Management Society, the Marriott School of Management’s premier global business network, has yet to extend its reach to Africa — until now. A new chapter in Accra, Ghana, officially launched in March. The newest members of the society are looking forward to creating change for Ghanaians by focusing on the Management Society’s mission to foster integrity in business.
Original CIS Recipient Returns to Speak on Business Ethics
Thursday Mar 21 2013
After a 17-year absence, the first recipient of the Cardon International Sponsorship returned to Brigham Young University to advise business students on ethical dilemmas in the workplace.
BYU Undergrad Program is No. 12 in New Businessweek Rankings
Recruiters put the school at No. 3 Wednesday Mar 20 2013
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate business program soared nine places to No. 12 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2013 rankings. The Marriott School of Management also ranked No. 3 in employer satisfaction and No. 12 in student satisfaction.