BYU Named a Top Entrepreneurial University
Thursday Aug 06 2015
Brigham Young University came in at No. 17 on Forbes' list of the Most Entrepreneurial Research Universities. The publication ranked the country’s most entrepreneurial schools based on the numbers of alumni and students who have identified themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn.
Dean Perry Attends White House Convening
Wednesday Aug 05 2015
Dean Lee Perry is joining fellow business school leaders from across the country today at a convening at the White House focusing on opportunities to encourage success for women in business.
Putting a Freeze on Food Waste
Tuesday Aug 04 2015
A lot of students want to save the world, but Michael Snow and Steven Johnson want to save food.
Taysom Trades Football for Venture Capital
Monday Aug 03 2015
USA Today featured finance major Taysom Hill and the influence his Marriott School education and summer internship at Pelion Venture Partners has had on his future plans.
Lundberg Named Recreation Management Chair
Friday Jul 31 2015
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Neil Lundberg as the chair of the Brigham Young University Department of Recreation Management, succeeding Patti Freeman. Lundberg will begin his term August 1.
Accounting's Troy Lewis Testifies at House Hearing
Monday Jul 27 2015
Troy Lewis, a BYU School of Accountancy alum and current adjunct professor, testified during a U.S. House of Representatives committee hearing titled, "How Tax Compliance Obligations Hinder Small Business Growth" held July 22.
Alum David Corless Earns CMA Medal
Thursday Jul 23 2015
When David Corless took the CMA exam earlier this year, he was fortunate. As a student at BYU completing his master’s degree in accounting, he had been awarded a CMA Scholarship and received a number of benefits to make preparing for the exam that much easier. What he didn’t expect was that he’d also earn an outstanding test score.
Peace like a river: One veteran's struggle with PTSD
Serving in the armed forces left Warren Price with deep emotional scars. He found hope in grad school and now wants to help others who suffer from PTSD. Tuesday Jul 14 2015
Warren Price is about to step in waist-high water on the middle Provo River when a bull moose saunters up the pedestrian bridge 30 yards to the south.
Traveling the Globe with Professor Rex Facer
Tuesday Jun 16 2015
Flat Facer explores the world in an envelope. Professor Rex Facer needs a bit more room.
ROTC Instructor Promoted to Rank of Major
Colleagues and students celebrate the service of Major Jeffrey Timmons Wednesday Jun 24 2015
Jeff Timmons' service in the Middle East as well as his time both as a student and an assistant professor of military science at BYU was celebrated as he received a promotion to the rank of major in the United States Army.
BYU Information Systems Students Shine at Leadership Conference
Wednesday Jun 03 2015
Brigham Young University information systems students earned three awards at the 2015 Association for Information Systems Student Chapter Leadership Conference in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
BYU Hosts International Business Model Competition
More than $150,000 awarded to student-founded businesses Tuesday May 12 2015
Kaitek Labs, a student-founded company based in Santiago, Chile, took home more than $30,000 in winnings at the International Business Model Competition held at Brigham Young University. This marks the first time an international team has won first place in the history of the event.
BYU Companies Recognized at Statewide Event
Tuesday May 05 2015
Brigham Young University student companies took six of the top seven slots at the Utah Student 25, an annual competition recognizing Utah’s top student-founded businesses.
First Ever My Choose To Give Campaign a Success
Tuesday Apr 21 2015
The Marriott School of Management successfully launched its student-run and student-focused fundraising campaign, My Choose To Give, this past semester to help establish a spirit of giving.
GMC Hosts High School Business Language Competition
Tuesday Apr 21 2015
Teenagers from across Utah gathered at Brigham Young University to put their Spanish and marketing skills to the test at the High School Business Language Competition hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center.
KiLife Tech Sets Record at Rice Business Plan Competition
BYU student technology startup wins over $700,000. Monday Apr 20 2015
Many Brigham Young University students graduating this weekend will be getting checks from family and friends to help them as they begin their new careers. Few, however, will be getting the more than $700,000 BYU MBA student Spencer Behrend received last Saturday.
Miller New Venture Challenge Final Crowns Newest Winners
More than $100,000 in cash prizes were awarded in the event Friday Apr 17 2015
Cash prizes totaling six figures were at stake for the top 20 BYU student-run companies participating in the Miller New Venture Challenge Final hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Scott Sampson Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
Friday Apr 17 2015
The Marriott School of Management honored Scott Sampson, professor of global supply chain management, with the Outstanding Faculty Award at the school’s annual award presentation. In addition to Sampson, 14 faculty, staff and administrators were also recognized.
BYU Teams Win Big at Utah Entrepreneur Challenge
Wednesday Apr 15 2015
Led by SimpleCitizen, a total of five Brigham Young University startups came out on top at the annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.
Service as a Celebration
MPA Day of Service gives back to communities around the country Wednesday Apr 15 2015
Normally when people celebrate a golden anniversary, they throw a big party. How the Marriott School MPA student association planned to celebrate the MPA program’s 50th anniversary involved a lot more elbow grease and shoveling.