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  • New Dean Announced Wednesday May 23 2018

    Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Jim R. Rasband has announced that Brigitte C. Madrian has been named the ninth dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.


  • All in the Family Wednesday May 16 2018

    Laura Warner Torgesen's heritage in academia, including BYU legend Karl G. Maeser, have led her to blaze a pioneering path of her own.


  • Loving the "Terror" of Teaching Monday May 14 2018

    Monte Swain feels a rush when standing at the front of a classroom. That rush has energized him for nearly 30 years of teaching at BYU Marriott.


  • NetTrekking across America Thursday May 10 2018

    As a recruiting trip coordinator, recent grad Hunter Wixom quite literally gave accounting students a foot in the door at some of the top companies in the country.


  • Audit Challenge Champions Monday Apr 23 2018

    BYU accounting students want to involve auditors during company crises—an idea that earned them second place at a national competition hosted by Deloitte.


  • Life of a Forensic Accountant Tuesday Apr 17 2018

    Doug Winters won’t say accounting is always exciting. But with the title “forensic accountant” and the discovery of a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme on his résumé, his career certainly hasn’t been a snoozefest either.


  • A Venture Capital Victory Wednesday Apr 11 2018

    It was nothing but net for a BYU Marriott undergraduate team at the Venture Capital Investment Competition.


  • Kevin Stocks Retires After 35-Year Career Friday Mar 30 2018

    Many professors dive right into the class material when the bell rings. Kevin Stocks, on the other hand, started every single lecture of his thirty-five year career by focusing on a principle of the gospel.


  • Opening Options for Others Monday Feb 26 2018

    With the help of a BYU Marriott scholarship and through her own determination, accounting alum Brittany Drury Brown has thrived, including starting a business that provides opportunities for stay-at-home parents.


  • Big Win in the Big Apple Tuesday Feb 20 2018

    A team of BYU Marriott students took on New York City and brought home a first place prize of $15,000.


  • Top BYU Marriott Stories of 2017 Friday Dec 29 2017

    Name changes, rankings, awards and more—here is the list of the top BYU Marriott School of Business stories of 2017.


  • Running with Numbers Monday Nov 20 2017

    When senior MAcc student Josey Hedquist tells her classmates she’s been running around like crazy all day, she’s actually being quite literal.


  • AccounTEAM Building Wednesday Nov 01 2017

    The junior core may elicit a bevy of emotions, but this group of accounting students associates it with outdoor fun and team-building.


  • Politicians Divide Parties with Violent Speech Friday Oct 27 2017

    Scroll through Twitter or watch an NFL game and you’ll quickly remember we live in a time of unprecedented political polarization. Who’s to blame for the lack of unity? According to BYU researchers, politicians’ penchant for using violent language isn’t helping.


  • New U.S. News Rankings Released Tuesday Sep 12 2017

    Undergraduate programs at BYU and the Marriott School of Business rose to new heights in the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report.


  • BYU Announces Business School Changes Wednesday Aug 30 2017

    The Brigham Young University Board of Trustees has approved a change to the name of the university's business school and two of its departments in addition to changing seven undergraduate emphases to majors.


  • Wood Honored Again for Research Tuesday Aug 29 2017

    David Wood, associate professor of accountancy, received the 2017 Accounting Horizons Best Paper Award from the American Accounting Association.


  • Lessons from Grandpa Wednesday Aug 16 2017

    Timing is everything—that’s just one of his grandfather's lessons accounting alum Greg Drennan has implemented on his career as a successful entrepreneur in the self-storage business.


  • Alumni Receive Sells Award Wednesday May 24 2017

    Two Marriott School alumni were initiated into one of the most exclusive groups in the accounting world as recipients of the Elijah Watt Sells Award.


  • IMA Club Lauded for Elite Performance Friday May 19 2017

    With a competitive pass rate and record scores, it's no surprise that BYU's student club won the Clark Johnson Award and a $5,000 grant.