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  • Graduating with Impact Wednesday Mar 11 2020

    Changing newborn diapers while completing the master of information systems program is not easy for BYU Marriott international student Tomiris Mollinet, but she is taking these challenges in stride.


  • Constantly Improving Monday Mar 02 2020

    Every morning BYU Marriott alum Steve Todd straps on his running shoes and runs through the scenic trails of Provo determined to improve his running time, but he has not always focused on exercising. Before rediscovering his love for cycling and running, Todd spent twelve years devoted to growing a startup he co-founded and learned some important life lessons along the way.


  • Coming Full Circle Thursday Feb 06 2020

    BYU Marriott information systems professor Degan Kettles pushes himself beyond his limits—whether he’s competing in triathlons or working in the business world.


  • Finding Purpose Through Research Wednesday Dec 11 2019

    When Nate Burton reads books, magazines, or content on the internet, he's always looking for research opportunities.


  • Movers, Shakers, and Innovators of Tomorrow BYU Marriott Alum Named Forbes Under 30 Scholar Wednesday Nov 20 2019

    BYU Marriott student Demitri Haddad was recently named a Forbes Under 30 Scholar for 2019 and attended the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit. There he joined an elite group of 1,000 college students from around the country who represent the movers and shakers, innovators, and leaders of tomorrow.


  • BYU Marriott Students Win Big at AIS Competitions Wednesday Nov 06 2019

    BYU Marriott information systems students, supported by faculty and armed with experiential knowledge, took home first- and second-place finishes at the tenth annual Association for Information Systems conference.


  • 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.


  • Are Siri and Alexa making us ruder? The answer is... Friday Aug 16 2019

    Is the way we bark out orders to digital assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant making us less polite? Prompted by growing concerns, two BYU information systems researchers decided to ask.


  • A BYU Marriott Education Extends to Harvard Tuesday Apr 16 2019

    Deciding between two summer employment opportunities, especially two great organizations that seemed like a perfect fit, was the root of conflicting emotions for BYU Marriott student Autumn Clark.


  • Diligence Leading to Exploration Monday Mar 18 2019

    BYU Marriott School of Business information systems professor Jeff Jenkins is no stranger to the hard work and patience needed to delve into unexplored areas of his discipline. Growing up on a dairy farm in Rigby, Idaho, taught him about diligence, an attribute Jenkins has had to continually rely on during nearly ten years of researching areas of untapped research.


  • Professor Receives Award for Outstanding Contribution to IS Education Tuesday Mar 05 2019

    From the comfort of his office, BYU Marriott School of Business information systems professor James Gaskin has taken on some of the most difficult concepts in statistics and taught them to a global audience.


  • Study: Collaborative video games could increase office productivity Monday Jan 28 2019

    Move over trust falls and ropes courses, turns out playing video games with coworkers is the real path to better performance at the office.


  • BYU Marriott Welcomes Its New Dean Brigitte Madrian Began Term 1 January Monday Jan 07 2019

    After six months of anticipation, Brigham Young University finally welcomes its newest dean. On 1 January 2019, Brigitte C. Madrian began her tenure as dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.


  • Women Tech Council Honors Two BYU Marriott Students Monday Nov 12 2018

    Two BYU Marriott information systems students were among three finalists for the Women Tech Council Student Pathways Award.


  • IS Students Take Home $1,500 after Winning BI Competition Friday Oct 26 2018

    A team of four BYU Marriott information systems students is seeing signs after winning a BI competition. Dollar signs, that is.


  • Refining Teaching Technique Friday Sep 21 2018

    Each semester, BYU students have the opportunity to confidentially provide feedback about their courses and professors. “That moment was a turning point in my career,” Keith says.


  • An Evolving Career Monday Jul 23 2018

    The fact that information systems alum Roy Peckham can't sit still has led to his success at ExxonMobil, where he leads the company's design thinking efforts.


  • Improving Deception Detection Thursday Jun 28 2018

    Andrew Sanford, a recent MISM grad and ORCA grant recipient, developed a framework aimed to help auditors better detect fraud.


  • Thompson Named Interim Dean Tuesday Jun 12 2018

    Michael P. Thompson will serve as interim dean from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2018. Steve Glover and Keith Vorkink will continue to serve as associate deans.


  • Paying Attention to Notifications Thursday May 24 2018

    Using brain data, eye-tracking data and field-study data, a group of BYU Marriott researchers have confirmed something about our interaction with security warnings on computers and phones: the more we see them, the more we tune them out.