Marriott School News
Mobile App Competition Gives BYU Developers Chance to Shine
Friday Feb 28 2014
PROVO, Utah — Feb. 28, 2014 — Is the next Flappy Bird or Fruit Ninja at Brigham Young University? Developers at this year’s Mobile App Competition are hoping so.
High School Students Compete in Business Language Competition
Friday Feb 28 2014
High school students from across the state assembled at Brigham Young University today to put their Spanish skills to the test in the 2014 High School Business Language Competition.
BYU Accounting Students Offer Free Tax Assistance Through VITA Lab
Wednesday Feb 26 2014
Putting in extra hours after class can be tiring, but this semester Brigham Young University student volunteers are gaining valuable experience and giving meaningful service at the largest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in the country.
Utah Startup Marketplace Brings Budding Business to BYU
Tuesday Feb 25 2014
The hottest startups from around the state set up at Brigham Young University’s Utah Startup Marketplace this semester to find the newest talent for their companies.
BYU Endorsed by IMA for Excellence in Management Accounting Education
Monday Feb 24 2014
Brigham Young University’s School of Accountancy recently received endorsement from the Institute of Management Accountants for excellence in preparing students to pursue the Certified Management Accounting credential.
Students Win Big at BYU’s Business Model Competition
Friday Feb 21 2014
Brigham Young University’s student entrepreneur team Genius Security took home first place and a cash prize of $3,000 at this year’s Business Model Competition hosted by the Marriott School of Management’s Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Marriott School Professor Receives American Accounting Association Award
Professor honored for impacting accounting practice Friday Feb 14 2014
Marriott School of Management accounting professor Bill Tayler was among those honored by the American Accounting Association for an article he co-wrote on the methods and effectiveness of measuring performance. Tayler received the AAA Management Accounting Section’s Impact on Management Accounting Practice Award at a conference last month in Orlando, Fla.
BYU School of Accountancy Chair Appointed to FASAC
Wednesday Feb 05 2014
The Financial Accounting Foundation recently appointed BYU School of Accountancy Chair Jeff Wilks to serve on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council. As a member of the council, Wilks will help advise the FASB as they establish the generally accepted accounting principles.
What Companies Can Learn From NASA's Tragedies
Tuesday Feb 04 2014
BYU business professor Peter Madsen has been researching NASA's safety climate ever since the Columbia shuttle broke apart upon re-entering Earth's atmosphere on Feb. 1, 2003.
BYU Students Take First in Capital One Case Competition
Tuesday Jan 28 2014
Helping people use credit wisely is no easy feat, but three Marriott School of Management undergrads took on the challenge and won first place in the 2013 Capital One Case Competition after attending the final round of presentations in McLean, Va.
Business Study Abroad Programs Highlighted in Kick-off Events
Tuesday Jan 21 2014
Winter semester has just begun but students at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management are already gearing up for this summer’s study abroad programs hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center.
BYU Ballard Center to Host Self-Reliance Book Launch Party
BYU professor Paul Godfrey will address attendees Jan. 23 Friday Jan 17 2014
Students will have the chance to discuss new ways to eliminate poverty at a book launch for “More than Money: Five Forms of Capital to Create Wealth and Eliminate Poverty,” by Brigham Young University business strategy professor Paul Godfrey.
Marriott School Appoints New MBA Director
Wednesday Jan 15 2014
The Marriott School of Management appointed John Bingham, an associate professor of organizational leadership and strategy, as the new director of the Brigham Young University MBA program, succeeding Craig Merrill after six years of dedicated service in the position.
BYU Student Wins International Entrepreneurship Award
Friday Dec 20 2013
Beating out more than 1,600 applicants from 37 countries, Brigham Young University student Spencer Quinn took home the 2013 Global Student Entrepreneur Award with his repair tape company FiberFix. He also walked away with $150,000 in cash and in-kind business services from Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a global network of more than 7,300 business owners.
BYU, Indiana University Top 2013 Business Language Case Competition
Monday Dec 02 2013
Teams of three from universities across the country gathered at Brigham Young University to present practical solutions to real-world business cases in the 2013 Business Language Case Competition.
Marriott School of Management Holds Third Annual Entrepreneurship Week
Wednesday Nov 27 2013
The Marriott School of Management held its third annual entrepreneurship week this fall, reaching out across campus to engage more students in entrepreneurial efforts.
BYU Accounting Professor Recognized By National Association of Corporate Directors
Friday Nov 22 2013
One Marriott School of Management accounting professor is leaving his mark on big business. W. Steve Albrecht was recently named one of the top 50 corporate directors of 2013 by the National Association of Corporate Directors.
BYU ROTC Cadets Prepare for Presidential Review
Major General Jefferson S. Burton to be honored with Patriot Award Thursday Nov 07 2013
Army and Air Force ROTC cadets at Brigham Young University will march to Brigham Square Friday, Nov. 8, to be reviewed by BYU Academic Vice President Brent W. Webb during this year’s Presidential Review.
Marriott School Ranked Most Family Friendly — Again
Thursday Oct 31 2013
The Marriott School was recently ranked the most family friendly business school in the nation in The Princeton Review’s new book, “The Best 295 Business Schools.” The school has held the top spot since 2006, making this its ninth consecutive year as No. 1 in the category.
How Instagram Can Ruin Your Dinner
Looking at too many food photos can make eating less enjoyable Tuesday Oct 08 2013
Warning Instagrammers: Marriott School research suggests you might want to stop taking so many pictures of your food.