Marriott School News

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  • Minority Entrepreneurs Face Discrimination When Seeking Loans Minority small-business owners face more questions, get less help than white counterparts Tuesday Jun 10 2014

    A disheartening new study coauthored by a BYU business professor reveals that discrimination is still tainting the American Dream for minorities.


  • International Business Model Competition Brings Entrepreneurs Together Thursday Jun 05 2014

    The world of entrepreneurship can be dog-eat-dog, but contestants found more than hard-nosed rivalry at the International Business Model Competition, held at Brigham Young University and Provo’s Utah Valley Convention Center last month.


  • Marriott School Students Select 2014 Bateman Award Winners Thursday May 29 2014

    The Marriott School of Management recently honored the winners of the 2014 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected exclusively by students.


  • BYU Student Company FiberFix Wins No. 1 at Utah Student 25 BYU Students Take 15 of 25 Awards Friday May 23 2014

    After receiving funding through ABC’s “Shark Tank” and selling out of product on QVC, FiberFix is making headlines closer to home. Founded by Brigham Young University student Spencer Quinn, FiberFix recently took the top spot at the Utah Student 25 — the premier recognition program for student entrepreneurs in Utah.


  • Information Systems Students Shine at AITP Competition Tuesday May 13 2014

    After competing with nearly 500 students from more than 50 colleges and universities, six Brigham Young University students took home a record amount of awards from the Association for Information Technology Professionals Competition in Atlanta, Ga.


  • MBA Finance Students Receive Stoddard Prize Tuesday May 13 2014

    Brigham Young University MBA finance students were awarded with the George E. Stoddard Award in recognition for their excellent academic performance and dedication to service. This year 23 students received the prize, which comes with a $3,000 cash prize.


  • MBA Students Take First in Regional Venture Capital Investment Competition Receive Entrepreneur’s Choice in Global Finals Tuesday May 13 2014

    A team of Brigham Young University MBA students won first place in the regional Venture Capital Investment Competition last month by evaluating and making deals with real startups. The group's journey continues this week as they take on ten winning teams from around the world in the Global Finals.


  • Marriott School Associate Dean Steve Glover to Discuss Faith at BYU Devotional Monday May 12 2014

    Steven M. Glover, Associate Dean of the Marriott School of Management, will address BYU students about how to systematically obtain knowledge of divine and spiritual things in a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12.


  • Teams to Face Off at International Business Model Competition Thursday May 01 2014

    This week teams from 40 schools within 10 countries will compete for more than $150,000 to fund their businesses at the International Business Model Competition. Founded by Brigham Young University and co-hosted by Harvard University and Stanford University, the competition is an opportunity for attendees to get a look inside the entrepreneurial world and will be held May 1-3 at BYU and downtown Provo.


  • BYU Team Wins Security Track at AIS Competition Wednesday Apr 30 2014

    Challenging coursework and diligent study helped a team of Brigham Young University students take first place at the Association for Information Systems Student Competition for the third year running.


  • Miller NVC Final Reveals BYU's Top Entrepreneurs Wednesday Apr 09 2014

    Marriott School of Management student Derek Johnson raised the winning trophy after securing the Founder’s Choice award and the overall win at the Miller New Venture Challenge final. Nine other companies also walked away with prize money totaling $205,000 in cash and in-kind prizes, making this the biggest year in the competition’s history.


  • BYU Team Places Third in Social Responsibility Case Competition Friday Apr 04 2014

    Bold strategy and detailed recommendations helped four Marriott School of Management undergraduates take third in the Milgard Invitational Case Competition on Social Responsibility. This was the first year Brigham Young University participated in the competition, held at the University of Washington, Tacoma, where teams developed strategies to help a company positively impact society.


  • BYU Team Wins ACG Cup Competition Thursday Apr 03 2014

    A team of Brigham Young University MBA students bested competitors from across Utah to win first place and $5,000 in the Association for Corporate Growth Cup Competition. This is the third consecutive year BYU garnered the top spot at the annual event held in Salt Lake City.


  • Professor from the Marriott School to discuss citizenship at BYU devotional April 1 Monday Mar 31 2014

    Larry Walters, a professor with the Romney Institute of Public Management, will discuss citizenship as accountability and commitment to the well-being of the whole Tuesday (April 1) at 11 a.m. in the Marriott Center at Brigham Young University.


  • Globally Focused MBA Students Receive 2014 Eccles Scholars Award Friday Mar 28 2014

    The Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University recently named 14 first-year MBA candidates as Eccles Scholars and awarded each recipient $9,000 to aid with schooling costs, international projects and global career exploration.


  • BYU’s Top Entrepreneurs Contend In SEOY Final Friday Mar 14 2014

    Brigham Young University’s best entrepreneurs went head to head at this year’s Student Entrepreneur of the Year competition, hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. Three students were chosen out of more than 39 applicants to compete in the finals.


  • BYU’s Law and MBA Programs Translate High Marks to High Rankings Tuesday Mar 11 2014

    After another year of impressive student achievements, Brigham Young University’s graduate business and law programs have once again received high marks from U.S. News & World Report.


  • Students Learn How to Make a Difference at Ballard Week Tuesday Mar 11 2014

    Creating better work environments in developing countries, helping farmers escape poverty and providing prison inmates with educational opportunities are just a few actions social innovators are taking to alleviate the world’s problems.


  • BYU MBA Student Taking Fashion Skills to Vegas Thursday Mar 06 2014

    Most MBA students go on to work for major corporations or gain additional training to take back to their employers, but one first-year MBA student, Julia Perry, has other plans in mind – launching her own fashion line.


  • Marriott School Announces 2014 Hawes Scholars Thursday Mar 06 2014

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management named ten MBA candidates as its 2014 Hawes Scholars. The honor, which carries a cash award of $10,000, is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.


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