Finance Undergrads Place in NYC
Friday Feb 12 2016
A three-person team of Brigham Young University finance students returned to campus with a brighter future on Wall Street, after placing second in the Duff & Phelps YOUniversity Deal Challenge competition. The team’s company valuation earned them an all-inclusive trip to New York City and $2,000 each.
Professors Cited in Wall Street Journal
Research by David Benson and Jim Brau highlighted Monday Jan 25 2016
Firms cover up policies investors won't like with obfuscation and jargon–and often profit by it.
Undergrads Named "Best and Brightest"
Monday Dec 28 2015
McKenzi McDonald and Tanner Stutz are spotlighted on Poets and Quants' list of Best and Brightest Business Majors for the class of 2016.
Program Ranked No. 1
Monday Dec 07 2015
College Choice ranked the Marriott Schoo's undergraduate finance program No. 1 in the country based primarily on cost of attendance and salary upon graduation.
All-Nighter Leads to Victory
BYU Students Take First in International Business Competition Tuesday Nov 24 2015
Months and hours of practice and preparation came down to two 25-minute presentations for a group of Marriott School of Management students at the International Business Case Competition. Thanks to some last-minute adjustments, all the work resulted in a first-place win at the competition, held on the campus of Northeastern University.
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.
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.
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.
MBA Finance Students Awarded Stoddard Honor
Thursday Apr 09 2015
Nine Brigham Young University students received the George E. Stoddard Prize, an honor given to second-year MBA finance students who demonstrate leadership and academic excellence. The nine 2015 winners were each awarded $5,000.
BYU Finance Students Place in Duff & Phelps Competition
Friday Feb 13 2015
A team of Brigham Young University undergraduates recently made the cut as runners-up in the Duff & Phelps YOUniversity Deal Challenge competition. The students’ valuation of companies earned them a trip to New York City and $2,000 each.
Marriott School Clubs Prepare Students for Internships
Finance Underclassmen Academy Starts Next Week Friday Jan 09 2015
A top internship can jump-start a career, and the Marriott School’s clubs are putting students on track to land the jobs they want. By providing training and experience in networking, interviewing and writing résumés, clubs are helping students prepare for their professional experiences.
Welcome Back and Get on Track
Monday Jan 05 2015
If you're just enrolling or want to get involved, learn how to make the most of your undergraduate Marriott School experience.
Professor Receives JFE Award for Finance Research
Thursday Oct 16 2014
Finance professor Karl Diether garnered high recognition from the Journal of Financial Economics, receiving second place for his article in the journal’s Fama/DFA Prizes for Capital Markets and Asset Pricing. The award is given annually for papers that demonstrate timely, relevant and high quality scientific research in financial economics.
BYU Team Wins ACG Cup Competition
Thursday Apr 03 2014
A team of Brigham Young University MBA students bested competitors from across Utah to win first place and $5,000 in the Association for Corporate Growth Cup Competition. This is the third consecutive year BYU garnered the top spot at the annual event held in Salt Lake City.
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 Undergrads Manage Stock Market Portfolio
Monday Aug 12 2013
In Finance 415, Brigham Young University students are earning big returns. Outperforming the market by at least 1 percent annually and 2.5 percent each of the past five years, students in the portfolio management course are reaping dividends and real-world experience by the fistful.
Lee Perry named Dean of BYU’s Marriott School of Management
Replaces Gary C. Cornia Monday Jul 08 2013
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Brent Webb announced the appointment of Lee Perry as the dean of the Marriott School of Management.
J. Michael Pinegar to Deliver Annual Maeser Faculty Lecture May 21
University’s highest faculty honor Monday May 20 2013
J. Michael Pinegar, the Joel C. Peterson Professor of Finance at the Marriott School of Management, will deliver this year’s Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecture during a Brigham Young University forum Tuesday, May 21, at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium.
Marriott School Hosts ‘Major Shopping’ Event for Female Students
Thursday Apr 04 2013
Women across campus gathered at the Tanner Building hunting for the perfect major at the 2013 Major Shopping event.
BYU Undergrad Program is No. 12 in New Businessweek Rankings
Recruiters put the school at No. 3 Wednesday Mar 20 2013
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate business program soared nine places to No. 12 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2013 rankings. The Marriott School of Management also ranked No. 3 in employer satisfaction and No. 12 in student satisfaction.