Marriott School News
U.S. News Ranks MBA Program in Top 30
Tuesday Mar 12 2013
Brigham Young University's MBA program jumped four spots to No. 30 in the U.S.News & World Report 2014 Best Graduate Schools rankings. The accounting specialty advanced two spots to No. 7 and for the first time the international specialty was ranked at No. 22.
BusinessWeek Ranks BYU No. 2 in West for Placement
Wednesday Mar 06 2013
Employment may be hard to find in today’s job market, but Brigham Young University MBA graduates are doing well according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The BYU MBA program was ranked No. 2 in the West for job placement, behind University of California, Berkeley.
Three Finalists Honored in Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition
Wednesday Mar 06 2013
A restaurateur, a film producer and an inventor squared-off in the final round of the 22nd annual Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. Chosen from 50 applicants, these three entrepreneurs represent the best of this year's Brigham Young University student ventures.
Beta Alpha Psi to Host Third Annual Ethics Case Competition
Undergraduate and high school students can sign-up this week to participate Thursday Feb 28 2013
Financial corruption and scandal often seem like hallmarks of today’s society, but a group of Marriott School students is seeking to combat this problem by providing ethics education to future professionals.
Create Social Ventures through Ballard Center Programs
Tuesday Feb 26 2013
Growing an innovative business idea to help people around the world has never been easier. That’s due to the Social Venture Competition and the Social Venture Academy — two Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance programs specifically designed to guide students in making a positive impact.
Having a Tony Stark at the Office is Fine as Long as You Hire a Pepper Potts
New research explains how powerful are blind to risk Thursday Feb 21 2013
Not every company has an Iron Man, but many have a Tony Stark – a highly powerful, intensely-focused individual who often ignores risk in order to achieve his or her goals.
BYU Marriott School Announces 2013 Hawes Scholars
Thursday Feb 14 2013
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management named nine MBA candidates as its 2013 Hawes Scholars. The honor, which carries a cash award of $10,000, is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.
Marriott Alumni Magazine Goes Mobile
Wednesday Feb 13 2013
Move over, USA Today. It’s time to add another app to the favorites list — the iPad version of Marriott Alumni Magazine. Looking to increase convenience and ease of access for readers, the Marriott School of Management released the digital edition including the current issue and all 2012 issues.
BYU Earns Top Spot at Business Language Case Competition
Friday Feb 08 2013
Brigham Young University teams captured top Chinese and Spanish honors at the 2012 Business Language Case Competition, the only business language competition of its kind in the nation.
BYU VITA Lab Provides Students and Community Members with Free Tax Assistance
Monday Feb 04 2013
The largest student-run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance lab in the country is gearing up to alleviate one of life’s two uncertainties — the burden of filing taxes.
BMC Winner Moves on to Harvard Final
Wednesday Jan 30 2013
With its foot-hugging baby breathing monitor already receiving notoriety from media across the country, this year’s Business Model Competition winner Owlet Protection Enterprises knocked the competition’s socks off.
Opportunity Comes Knocking at Utah Startup Marketplace 2013
Thursday Jan 24 2013
As graduation approaches, many Brigham Young University students are preparing for the next challenge — finding a job. For those interested in getting a step ahead with their search, the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology is sponsoring Utah Startup Marketplace 2013.
Students Develop Applicable Life Skills in Competition
Tuesday Jan 15 2013
Students in the Business Management 454 sales management class spent the semester learning proper sales techniques and skills in anticipation of their very own Marriott School of Management Sales Competition. But in the process they found that the lessons learned have value right now.
Gwen Holm honored as 2012 Wright Alumnus of the Year Recipient
Tuesday Jan 08 2013
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University honored Gwen Holm, director of mission support at NASA’s Dryden Flight Center, with its 2012 N. Dale Wright Distinguished Alumni Award.
BYU Scores First Place in Adobe Competition
Thursday Jan 03 2013
A team of MBA students from Brigham Young University won first place and $15,000 by creating improvements for a website in the 2012 Adobe Digital Analytics Competition.
BYU Grad Wins Global Entrepreneurship Competition
Thursday Dec 20 2012
Brigham Young University’s 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year, Brad Moss, reached another business milestone when his company, React Games, won first place at the 2012 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards’ in the graduate student category.
Inaugural Competition Tests Student Career Preparedness
Four students awarded for their plans Monday Dec 10 2012
One by one, 10 students stood in front of hundreds of peers and a panel of prominent business executives, introduced themselves and presented their career plans — all hoping to win the first ever Marriott School of Management My Plan competition.
Students Square-Off at Mobile App Competition
Thursday Dec 06 2012
Cat herding, ninja fighting or photo gaming — it could all be found at the Mobile App Competition hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
ROTC Team Victorious at Regional Competition
Monday Dec 03 2012
PROVO, Utah — Nov 3, 2012 — Conquering physically and mentally demanding obstacles, Brigham Young University’s Army ROTC team secured another win at the Apache Challenge–Utah competition — marking 29 wins in the past 31 years of competing.
Students Play St. Nick with Sub-for-Santa
Wednesday Nov 28 2012
Santa Claus is coming to town and he has some help spreading Christmas cheer from the elves at the Marriott School of Management. Through the annual Sub-for-Santa project, sponsored by the United Way, students and faculty have the opportunity to provide Christmas gifts for needy children.