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  • Global Supply Chain Alumni Hold First-Ever Virtual Alumni Event Wednesday Dec 23 2020

    On 1 October 2020, BYU Marriott School of Business global supply chain management (GSCM) alumni, students, and faculty gathered together for their first-ever virtual alumni conference. During the event, a record-breaking number of alumni and students learned from and reconnected with one another from places across the country.


  • Following One’s Passions Friday Nov 06 2020

    Instead of going to the playground as a child, Luana Tu’ua spent her childhood going to the Salt Lake City airport to watch airplanes take off to destinations beyond. Ever since, Tu’ua, the BYU Marriott School of Business global supply chain senior and Women in Business club president, has endeavored to pursue her passion for aerospace and make an impact on others abroad, wherever life takes her.


  • Ignited by Determination Friday Oct 30 2020

    Never give up. That’s a lesson that Allison Oberle learned early as a student at BYU that she has relied on often since graduation. While she initially struggled with deciding her career path, Oberle, a 2015 global supply chain management alumna from the BYU Marriott School of Business, overcame obstacles as a student and has excelled in her job, becoming an operations manager at a major corporation in only five years.


  • From Bike Tires to Bread Starters Thursday Sep 10 2020

    Talking about airline tickets, bike tires, and toilet paper all together in one conversation may seem unusual, but students in the global supply chain management (GSCM) program at the BYU Marriott School of Business talk about these products and many more in interactive online discussion boards, a new feature of the program’s introductory class. Making these connections between classroom concepts and supply chain principles in action prepares students to work in an ever-changing world.


  • Cultivating Success in a Supportive Environment Monday Jun 22 2020

    Whether he’s building planter boxes to prepare for his family’s garden projects or creating a community that stimulates learning in the classroom, Clark Pixton strives to create spaces for growth. Pixton, who teaches analytical reasoning as an assistant professor of global supply chain, works as a teacher and a researcher to teach strategies that ultimately allow students to help organizations to function more effectively.


  • Writing Her Own Future Wednesday Jun 10 2020

    While many college students spend summers between semesters developing their talents or learning new skills during internships, few can say they spent their summer producing an original musical. BYU Marriott global supply chain management (GSCM) senior Sarah Stoddard spent the summer after her sophomore year in 2018 producing her own musical, Spellbound—and that’s only the beginning of an impressive list of achievements she’s reached throughout her life.


  • The Career Symphony Monday May 18 2020

    Like the four parts of a symphony, John Gardner’s four degrees have each led him to his position as an associate professor in BYU Marriott's global supply chain management program.


  • Eleven BYU Marriott Students Receive Bateman Award Friday May 15 2020

    The BYU Marriott School of Business named eleven recent graduates as 2020 Merrill J. Bateman Outstanding Student Award winners.


  • BYU Marriott Names New Associate Dean Bonnie Anderson Assumes Role 18 May Thursday May 14 2020

    BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian has announced the appointment of Bonnie Anderson as the school’s newest associate dean. Anderson takes over for previous associate dean Keith Vorkink on 18 May.


  • Becoming a Better Global Citizen Wednesday May 06 2020

    Whether he's kayaking to waterfalls in Croatia or exploring the sites of Dubai, Tanner Wegrowski loves to experience the world. Completing an internship in Berlin and participating in BYU Marriott's Global Marketing Study Abroad has convinced Wegrowski that everyone should have international experiences. He believes these experiences are an invaluable way to gain an appreciation for and broader perspective of the world in which we live.


  • A Flag for Egypt Tuesday Mar 31 2020

    For Nada Elmasry, a junior in BYU Marriott's global supply chain management program, the Egyptian flag hung in the Tanner Building’s atrium symbolizes the opportunity to represent her home country.


  • Region, State and BYU Student Employee of the Year brings together #MyViewFromBYU Global supply chain major and social media student employee Summer Herlevi pairs work and classroom learning to polish BYU's Instagram account Wednesday Mar 25 2020

    BYU Marriott global supply chain management major and social media student employee Summer Herlevi pairs work and classroom learning to polish BYU's Instagram account.


  • From Recess to Supply Chain Friday Mar 06 2020

    BYU Marriott alumna Melinda Malmgren's love for business can be traced back to her fifth-grade days when she participated in a class activity called "Store."


  • Building the World Tuesday Mar 03 2020

    For Scott and Carmen Moscrip, global supply chain students at BYU Marriott aren't just future employees and leaders, but building blocks to a better world.


  • Students Get Moving at Annual Global Supply Chain Management Case Competition Friday Feb 28 2020

    How did Masyn Barney, a junior in BYU Marriott’s global supply chain management program, spend the week before his wedding? He competed with three other teammates in the GSCM program’s fifth annual case competition. The competition took place 27–31 January 2020. Students in BYU Marriott’s marketing, strategy, and experience design management programs were invited to participate in the competition. Pre-management, engineering, and science majors could compete as well.


  • GSCM Team Places Third at Bowersox Undergraduate Supply Chain Challenge Friday Dec 13 2019

    Four seniors in the BYU Marriott global supply chain management program took third place at the 2019 Bowersox Undergraduate Supply Chain Management Challenge hosted at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, on 24–25 October 2019.


  • Prepared to Succeed Monday Nov 04 2019

    Joey Chen, a senior in BYU Marriott’s GSCM program, returned to her home country of China this past summer to assist Tom Foster, the GSCM department chair, with case research. Though Chen had less experience than the other researchers also working on the project, by using the knowledge she has gained during her time as a student in the GSCM program, and with Foster’s assistance, Chen became an integral part of the research project.


  • BYU Marriott Welcomes New Faculty in 2019 Friday Nov 01 2019

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes seven new professors to the Tanner Building this fall.


  • Raising the Bar Thursday Sep 05 2019

    Angel Zhong is always reaching for a higher bar in order to achieve her dreams. As a member of the BYU gymnastics team, a student in BYU Marriott’s global supply chain management (GSCM) program, and a doTERRA intern, Zhong proves that hard work and dedication pay off.


  • Addiction Made Me Stronger Wednesday Apr 17 2019

    Adopted from China by a family consumed by addiction, Ashley Howe, a senior at BYU Marriott, had a rough start to life straight out of the gate. Despite her challenges, she consistently overcame adversity and was recently recognized with the Global Supply Chain Outstanding Student faculty award.