To-Do and Note Synchronization Website Wins Online Marketing Competition
Monday May 10 2010
In an age when most people go straight to the Internet for information, an effective website is key to a company's success. Getting students to understand that reality and teaching them how to create and implement effective internet marketing strategies was the goal of the inaugural Crexendo Online Marketing Competition, which culminated in an awards ceremony April 9.
Students Launch into Mobile App Development
Monday Apr 19 2010
Ready. Aim. Launch hippopotamus. Hippo Blast, a game for iPhone in which the player shoots a cartoon hippo from a cannon to see how far it will go, won first place and $10,000 at the second annual Omniture iPhone App Competition, hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at the Marriott School of Management.
Milking Computer Skills Helps Consumers
Saturday Apr 17 2010
It wasn't enough for Trevor Fitzgerald to ask "Got milk?" He wanted to know where his milk was being produced. Using his computer savvy, the BYU information systems student created the site whereismymilkfrom.com, which allows users to track the production location of their favorite dairy delights.
BYU Info Systems Students Dominate National Competition
Thursday Apr 08 2010
Competing against 68 other colleges and universities, six Brigham Young University information systems students brought home eight awards this spring at the National Collegiate Conference for the Association for Information Technology Professionals held in St. Louis. The BYU teams continued their winning tradition from previous years, leaving with the most awards per student entrant.
2010 Bateman Awards Honor Outstanding Students, Faculty
Wednesday Mar 24 2010
Two students and two faculty members from the Marriott School of Management were presented with the 2010 Merrill J. Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students.
Social Entrepreneurship Interns Dangle Carrots to Do Good
New internship program offers unique opportunities Monday Mar 15 2010
The wisdom of the ages sets forth two ways to make a donkey walk forward: hit its backside with a stick, or dangle a carrot in front of it. Consumer activists tend to use sticks, such as lawsuits, protests and boycotts, to persuade companies to be socially responsible. But as part of a new internship program, five students at Brigham Young University decided to experiment with carrots —mobs of them.
Marriott School Internship Competition and Fair Prepare Students for Internships
Thursday Feb 25 2010
Four Brigham Young University students walked away with distinguished internships after competing in the fourth annual MUSA Internship Competition. New to this year's competition is an internship fair and a series of workshops to help students seek employment and improve their professional skills.
Taking Time to Serve
Marriott School students find ways to reach out Tuesday Feb 09 2010
Many students in the Marriott School of Management are busy juggling packed schedules filled with rigorous coursework and extracurriculars — but that doesn't stop them from setting the books aside to lend a helping hand. Here's a glance at service activities performed last semester by three student groups: the Marriott Undergraduate Student Association, Rotaract and Marriott On-Board.
Marriott School featured in Salt Lake Tribune
Monday Feb 01 2010
The Salt Lake Tribune takes an in-depth look at the Marriott School of Management in two stories printed Sunday, Jan. 31.
Angel Tree Spreads Christmas Cheer
Partnership with United Way Helps Utah County Kids Tuesday Dec 22 2009
It took a chorus of happy Whos to help Mr. Grinch find the true spirit of Christmas. At the Marriott School of Management, all it took was a festive tree and an invitation to give. In partnership with the United Way, the school's annual Angel Tree service project gave students, faculty and staff the opportunity to provide Christmas for needy children in Utah County.
Information Systems Professor Tackles Fraud in India
Monday Sep 28 2009
All is not well in the land of milk and curry, but conditions are improving. Plagued by the disease of dirty business, India's health system was weighed down by fraudulent bids for supplies. Conan Albrecht, a professor of information systems at Brigham Young University, accepted the challenge to find a cure.
Marriott School Students Ramp up Experience to Compete
Friday Sep 11 2009
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there, and many college students wonder how they'll survive in an increasingly competitive job market. But this summer, hundreds of students at Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management equipped themselves with skills to get ahead by interning for some of the biggest names in business.
BYU ranked 71st in latest U.S. News rankings
Marriott School undergraduate business program up to No. 31 Thursday Aug 20 2009
Brigham Young University is ranked 71st in the 2010 edition of U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges," with the Marriott School of Management's undergraduate program ranked among the top 50 "Best Business Programs," coming in at 31st.
BYU Info Systems Students Win Big at National Comp
Wednesday Jun 24 2009
Brigham Young University information systems students reeled in eight awards this spring with their problem-solving strategies and technological expertise at the National Collegiate Conference for the Association for Information Technology Professionals in Oklahoma City.
Marriott VP Offers Insights and Advice
Monday Jun 01 2009
More than 80 years ago, J. Willard Marriott opened a nine-stool root beer stand in Washington, DC. Today, Marriott is one of the world's best known brands and a company known for taking care of not just its customers but also its employees.
School of Accountancy Director Named 2009 Outstanding Faculty
15 Others Recognized for Service to the School Thursday Apr 16 2009
The Marriott School of Management honored Kevin D. Stocks with its highest faculty distinction, the Outstanding Faculty Award, at the annual Marriott School Awards Night on April 3. Along with Stocks, 15 other individuals were recognized at the banquet for their contributions to the school.
Marriott School Students Select 2009 Bateman Award Winners
Tuesday Apr 14 2009
Two students and one faculty member were honored Thursday, April 2, at the 2009 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide award selected entirely by students.
BYU Undergraduate Business Jumps to No. 5
BusinessWeek ranks BYU in top 10 for fourth consecutive year Friday Feb 27 2009
Brigham Young University's undergraduate business programs rank fifth overall and first among recruiters according to BusinessWeek magazine's comprehensive ranking of U.S. undergraduate business programs.
Students Compete for Internships
Wednesday Feb 18 2009
After competing in a rigorous contest, six Marriott School of Management undergraduate students heard those magic words: "You're hired."
BYU Information Systems Program Among Top Ten
Monday Nov 17 2008
TechRepublic, a leading technology news organization owned by CBS Interactive, ranked Brigham Young University's undergraduate information systems program among the top ten in the nation.