Rollins Center Holds Entrepreneurship Week
Friday Oct 23 2015
Brigham Young University students from across campus expanded and demonstrated their innovative talents during the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology’s fourth annual Entrepreneurship Week.
BYU MBA Program Holds No. 27 Ranking
Wednesday Oct 21 2015
PROVO, Utah — Oct. 20, 2015 — Brigham Young University’s MBA program recently earned the No. 27 spot from Bloomberg Businessweek, placing highly amongst the 177 business school programs included in the magazine’s 2015 full-time MBA rankings.
Fall Edition Now Available
Tuesday Oct 13 2015
The Fall 2015 edition of Marriott Alumni Magazine is now available online and on the magazine's iPad app. Here's a rundown of some of the stories you can find in the latest edition.
New Video Highlights Effort to End Poverty
Monday Oct 12 2015
With the help of talented interns from the Marriott School’s Ballard Center, Self-Reliance Services/Perpetual Education Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is empowering thousands of people throughout the world to become economically self-reliant.
Hail Mary Leads to Quiz Bowl Title
Thursday Oct 08 2015
The Brigham Young University football team converted two desperation passes last month in heart-stopping wins over Nebraska and Boise State. But in Las Vegas last month, there was another BYU team making magic on its own last-second Hail Mary.
SimpleCitizen Wins Big at Start Madness Competition
BYU student startup takes away $125,000 and audience choice. Friday Sep 25 2015
For a company with the word simple in its name, one Brigham Young University startup is addressing an issue—gaining U.S. citizenship—that is anything but easy.
Marriott School Welcomes New Professors
Friday Sep 11 2015
Five new faculty join the Marriott School of Management starting this fall, including four in the organizational leadership and strategy department and one in the School of Accountancy.
Vigil Ceremony Honors Lives Lost on 9/11
Thursday Sep 10 2015
Deep reverence will hush over campus Friday morning as members of the Brigham Young University community gather to honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.
BYU, Marriott School Highly Ranked
Wednesday Sep 09 2015
The undergraduate programs of the Marriott School of Management continue to get high marks from U.S. News and World Report, including a No. 34 overall ranking. The Marriott School’s accounting program is ranked No. 3, its international business program ranks No. 19 and the entrepreneurship program comes in at No. 23.
Forbes Ranks BYU MBA No. 21
Wednesday Sep 09 2015
The BYU MBA program's low costs and high salary return led to a top placement in Forbes' biennial rankings.
Professor Honored at University Conference
Friday Aug 28 2015
Colby Wright, assistant finance professor at the Marriott School of Management, received a Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellowship at Brigham Young University’s annual University Conference on August 24.
Violinist Phenom Receives Her Degree
Friday Aug 14 2015
Musician Lindsey Stirling joined around 200 of her classmates at Marriott School convocation Friday. Stirling, who graduated with a degree in therapeutic recreation, also performed her original number, "Take Flight," at the ceremony.
Albrecht Honored with Lifetime Service Award
Wednesday Aug 12 2015
Brigham Young University School of Accountancy professor W. Steve Albrecht was honored Wednesday with the American Accounting Association Lifetime Service Award for his more than 40 years’ worth of contributions to the accounting profession.
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.
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.