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  • 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.


  • Marriott School Graduates Honored Friday Apr 28 2017

    Alfred Gantner, cofounder of Partners Group and an MBA alum, shared his insights on a balanced life as the featured speaker at convocation on 28 April.


  • #MarriottGrad Breaks Through Barriers Wednesday Apr 26 2017

    By the numbers, Kim Chi Pham is an outlier. But it was a love of numbers that carried her through homesickness, past language barriers, and eventually placed her at the top of her field.


  • Marriott School Honors Faculty, Staff Friday Apr 21 2017

    Michael Thompson, Shane Allred, and others were recognized at the annual Marriott School Awards Luncheon for their contributions to the university and their respective fields.


  • AACSB Accreditation Extended Marriott School and School of Accountancy continue to be recognized Wednesday Apr 19 2017

    The BYU Marriott School has again earned AACSB accreditation, a hallmark of excellence in business education given to less than 5 percent of the world's business schools.