Marriott School News
2015 BMC Proves Beneficial For Student Entrepreneurs
Eleven startups split $21,000 in cash prizes Wednesday Mar 04 2015
Smart-home technology, a motion-activated toilet light, and a platform for supporting online content came out as some of the top ideas from the Business Model Competition sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Marriott School Introduces 2015 Hawes Scholars
Friday Feb 27 2015
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management named 10 MBA candidates as its 2015 Hawes Scholars. The honor, which carries a cash award of $10,000, is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.
Mobile App Competition Showcases Student Talent
Student developers awarded a total of $15,800 for top app creations. Thursday Feb 26 2015
Brigham Young University students won a total of $15,800 in cash prizes at the Mobile App Competition hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Dynamic Road Signs Drawing Attention
Monday Feb 23 2015
BYU assistant professor Ryan Elder's research found that people react significantly faster to warning signs that depict greater movement.
BYU Places Second in International MBA Case Competition
Friday Feb 20 2015
A team of BYU MBA students took second in The Economist’s first-ever International MBA Case Competition against 23 business schools from around the world.
BYU Finance Students Place in Duff & Phelps Competition
Friday Feb 13 2015
A team of Brigham Young University undergraduates recently made the cut as runners-up in the Duff & Phelps YOUniversity Deal Challenge competition. The students’ valuation of companies earned them a trip to New York City and $2,000 each.
Ballard Center Launches New CSR-Focused Internships
Thursday Feb 12 2015
Thanks in part to the efforts of Brigham Young University students, diamond materials are on their way to becoming the corporate social responsibility world’s best friend.
BYU Accounting Team Wins EY Beam Abroad Case Competition
BYU accounting students vie for global experience Wednesday Feb 11 2015
Five Brigham Young University School of Accountancy students will be traveling to the Land of the Rising Sun as part of the grand prize for winning the fourth annual EY Beam Abroad Case Competition.
Romney Institute Professor Speaks at BYU Devotional
Wednesday Feb 11 2015
David Hart spoke on attaining our highest potential at the weekly BYU Devotional held Tuesday.
BYU Accounting Students Take Top Prize at Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition
Thursday Feb 05 2015
A team of Brigham Young University accounting students renewed the school’s tradition of success by taking home first place and $20,000 in winnings at the national Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Study Competition.
BYU Accounting Wins Again at PwC Competition
Wednesday Feb 04 2015
Another year equaled yet another win for a team from Brigham Young University at the national PwC Challenge Tax Competition.
BYU Accounting Students Provide Free Tax Assistance to Community
VITA Lab runs February 2 - March 27 Thursday Jan 22 2015
If you're worried about the cost of hiring an accountant this tax season, Brigham Young University accounting students may be able to alleviate some of that pressure.
Marriott School Clubs Prepare Students for Internships
Finance Underclassmen Academy Starts Next Week Friday Jan 09 2015
A top internship can jump-start a career, and the Marriott School’s clubs are putting students on track to land the jobs they want. By providing training and experience in networking, interviewing and writing résumés, clubs are helping students prepare for their professional experiences.
Welcome Back and Get on Track
Monday Jan 05 2015
If you're just enrolling or want to get involved, learn how to make the most of your undergraduate Marriott School experience.
EY Awards $500,000 to BYU School of Accountancy
Global mindset grant will promote international experiences Wednesday Dec 10 2014
The Brigham Young University School of Accountancy is taking steps to become more globally-minded with help from a $500,000 donation from EY.
New Exhibit Tells George W. Romney's Story
Monday Dec 08 2014
This year the Marriott School's Romney Institute of Public Management, which grants the Master's of Public Administration (MPA) degree, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new exhibit on its namesake George Romney and an acquisition of Romney's personal photos and documents for the Harold B. Lee Library's Special Collections.
Ruth Ann Jefferies Honored as 2014 Wright Distinguished Alumnus
Friday Dec 05 2014
The Brigham Young University Romney Institute of Public Management named Ruth Ann Jefferies, a property tax specialist at the Utah State Tax Commission, the 2014 N. Dale Wright Alumnus of the Year. The award is presented annually to an alumnus who has demonstrated extraordinary service professionally and in the community.
Donate to Sub for Santa
Monday Dec 01 2014
Marriott School of Management students and faculty are spreading Christmas cheer to Utah County children during the annual Sub for Santa project going on now through Thursday, December 11.
BYU Sweeps Business Language Case Competition
Monday Nov 24 2014
Two Brigham Young University teams showcased their Spanish and Chinese prowess by claiming top prizes at the eighth annual BYU Business Language Case Competition.
Don't Get Hacked! Study Shows People Ignore Online Warnings
You're your own worst enemy when it comes to online security Thursday Nov 20 2014
Marriott School information systems professors were awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to continue research that found people say they care about keeping their computers secure, but behave otherwise.