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  • BYU Continues to Move Up in Latest U.S. News Rankings Overall ranking improves three more spots to 68th Wednesday Sep 12 2012

    Brigham Young University continued its upward surge in the U.S. News' annual Best Colleges rankings released this morning, jumping up another three spots to 68th among all national universities.


  • NSA Names BYU a Cybersecurity National Center of Excellence Monday Jul 02 2012

    BYU has been recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic institutions in the area of cybersecurity education.


  • Career Initiative Boosts Job Placement Friday Oct 28 2011

    This year hundreds more Marriott School of Management graduates were hired than in 2010, resulting from an intensified focus on placement and a slowly recovering economy. Placement rates increased by 14 percent for graduate degrees and five percent for undergraduate degrees in 2011, reaching 91 percent and 76 percent, respectively.


  • BYU Tops Professor Ratings Site Friday Aug 26 2011

    It's a place many students love to turn to when picking their professors, and now RateMyProfessors.com has returned the love, naming Brigham Young University the top college for the 2010–2011 school year.


  • ISys Students Rake in Record Wins at National Competition Tuesday Apr 19 2011

    After a 17-hour test of endurance and IT skill, six Brigham Young University students championed a national information systems competition hosted by the Association of Information Technology Professionals in Orlando, Fla. Continuing their winning tradition, BYU left with three first-place finishes, three second-place finishes, one third-place finish and two honorable mentions — taking home more awards than ever before.


  • Marriott School Students Select 2011 Merrill J. Bateman Award Winners New award given to outstanding student organization Monday Apr 18 2011

    Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management announced the winners of the 2011 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students.


  • Social Deal Platform Wins 2011 BYU Business Plan Competition More than $100,000 in prizes given to finalists Thursday Apr 07 2011

    It all started with a box of Oatmeal Squares. Kalood, a company that hopes to use its innovative social deal platform to revolutionize how consumers receive bargains and shop, won first place and $50,000 in prizes at the 2011 Brigham Young University Business Plan Competition.


  • Marketing Professor Receives 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award 14 faculty and administrators also honored Tuesday Mar 29 2011

    The Marriott School of Management presented Michael Swenson, Ford Motor Company Professor of Marketing, with its highest distinction — the 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award — at the annual Marriott School Awards Night held March 9. In addition to Swenson, 14 others were recognized for their dedicated service to the school.


  • Marriott School Wins Awards for Communications Excellence Monday Mar 21 2011

    Good communicators are supposed to work behind the scenes, but sometimes they can't help getting pulled on stage for a successful effort. Such was the case when the Marriott School of Management won multiple awards for communications excellence from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


  • Marriott School's James Brau to deliver BYU devotional address March 1 Friday Feb 25 2011

    James Brau, a professor of finance in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, will be speaking about "Spiritual Thoughts in the Classroom" at the weekly campus devotional Tuesday, March 1, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.


  • BYU’s Business Startup Factory Monday Dec 27 2010

    In the world of college sports, Brigham Young University is known as a quarterback factory, producing the likes of Steve Young, Jim McMahon, Ty Detmer and Max Hall. But more recently, BYU is being recognized as a business startup factory — churning out hundreds of student-run ventures each year.


  • BYU’s ISys Club Recognized at International Conference Wednesday Dec 22 2010

    Amid final exams, papers and projects, information systems students received some exciting news before parting for Christmas break. Brigham Young University's chapter of the Association for Systems Management was named an outstanding chapter at the International Conference on Information Systems, the most prestigious conference for leaders in the field.


  • Extending the Invitation to Give Friday Dec 03 2010

    Instead of rocking around your own Christmas tree this year, students and faculty are invited to stop by the Marriott School of Management's annual Angel Tree and help provide gifts for needy families in Utah County.


  • Fresher, Bolder Marriott Alumni Magazine Design Unveiled Thursday Oct 14 2010

    Pick up the Fall 2010 Marriott Alumni Magazine and you will no doubt notice something different — very different. On the eve of its 35th anniversary, the magazine has received a makeover. The completely redesigned publication will offer its engaging content in a new, bolder and even more inviting way.


  • U.S. News: BYU top 75 in country, one of top 20 best values BYU also ranks No. 4 for least debt Monday Sep 13 2010

    Brigham Young University is ranked 75th in the 2011 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 34th.


  • BYU ranks 11th in eyes of recruiters, says The Wall Street Journal Recruiters also rank BYU accounting program No. 1 overall Tuesday Sep 14 2010

    BYU is ranked No. 11 in the country for schools whose graduates were the top-rated by recruiters, The Wall Street Journal reported today.


  • BYU Triumphs in Global Information Systems Competition Friday May 14 2010

    At one of the most elite and grueling information systems competitions in the world, a group of three Brigham Young University undergraduates won first-place at the APEX Global Business IT Case Challenge in Singapore. As newcomers to the competition, the team went up against 24 of the top ISys programs in the world.


  • 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.