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  • 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.


  • ISys Students Earn Top Marks at National Competition Friday Jun 13 2008

    A group of Marriott School students took top marks during a national information systems competition held by the Association of Information Technology Professionals in Memphis, Tenn. “This competition allows students to measure themselves against some of the best in the nation,” says Rayman Meservy, associate professor of information systems and one of the team’s advisers.


  • Info Systems Professor and Students Win Best Paper Award Wednesday Jun 04 2008

    Brigham Young University Information systems assistant professor Paul Lowry and three of his former Ph.D. Prep students won the 2008 Rudolph J. Joenk, Jr. Award for best paper in IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, a scholarly journal published by the Professional Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.


  • Gary Cornia Named Dean of BYU’s Marriott School of Management Replaces Ned C. Hill Wednesday May 28 2008

    Brigham Young University Academic Vice President John Tanner announced the appointment of Gary C. Cornia as the new dean of the Marriott School of Management. Cornia, the Stewart Grow Professor of Public Management, has been serving as director of the school’s George Romney Institute of Public Management since 2004.