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  • Seeking Opportunities to Grow Monday Jan 18 2021

    For many students at the BYU Marriott School of Business, recruiting season is a crazy time of trying to balance schoolwork with networking and interviews. Lillian Barton, a BYU Marriott MBA student, navigated all of that during the final weeks of her pregnancy with her second child. In fact, she received job offers in the days immediately before and following his birth. Whether Barton is choosing where to complete an internship or studying for her classes at BYU Marriott, she sees every day as an opportunity to learn and grow.


  • MBA Students Take First at Utah Venture Capital Case Competition Friday Jan 15 2021

    An all-women team of students from the MBA program at the BYU Marriott School of Business took first place at the Utah Venture Capital Case Competition on 18 November 2020. As part of the competition, students sourced a deal with a company that helps entrepreneurs build mobile apps, gaining skills that will help them build their future careers.


  • Courage to Carry On Wednesday Jan 06 2021

    A common theme throughout Joseph van Scheltema’s life is to carry on—through coping with family tragedy, supporting his family as a student, and traveling through a global pandemic. But he doesn’t only carry on for himself. As an MBA student, Van Scheltema hopes his education at the BYU Marriott School of Business will help him reach out and help others as well.


  • MBA Program Introduces New STEM Management Specialization Monday Dec 21 2020

    Beginning in fall 2021, the BYU Marriott School of Business MBA program will offer a new specialization: Management Science and Quantitative Methods—STEM Management. The STEM management specialization will be available to all MBA students, regardless of their chosen tracks of study, and will better prepare them for the workforce with specialized skills and a competitive advantage.  


  • From Granola Bars to Grills Monday Nov 09 2020

    Few people can walk into a store and pick up an item off the shelf that they helped create. Jason Alleger, an MBA alumnus from the BYU Marriott School of Business, can. During his summer 2017 internship with General Mills, Alleger was on the team that researched and developed Nature Valley Wafer Bars for General Mills. Although Alleger has many impressive feats on his résumé, he credits that General Mills internship for being the springboard to his current position as director of consumer insights and strategy with Traeger Grills.


  • Know No Fear Wednesday Nov 04 2020

    While most people may see COVID-19 as a setback, Ruchika Goel, a recent BYU Marriott School of Business MBA alum, saw the pandemic as the universe telling her to start a company. This isn’t the first time Goel has taken risks: six years ago, she left her home country of India and moved to America. Starting her own company during a global pandemic seemed doable too.


  • Delivering the Law Wednesday Oct 21 2020

    When BYU Marriott MBA alum George Simons discovered the difficulty of sending legal documents through the mail, he decided to make a difference and find a better solution.


  • Snow Appointed as New Director of BYU Marriott MBA Program Monday Jun 22 2020

    BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian announced the appointment of Daniel C. Snow as the new director for the BYU Marriott MBA programs.


  • 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.


  • To Malaysia and Back Tuesday May 12 2020

    BYU Marriott alum and former Eccles scholar Colin Ludlow created his own career opportunities and followed his passion for international business first to Japan and then to Malaysia. Now as he settles back into life in the United States, Ludlow is grateful for the global experiences he's had and wants others to know that they too can be internationally minded—even if they don't have the opportunity to work abroad.


  • BYU Marriott MBA Students Win Big in Texas Friday May 01 2020

    Four BYU Marriott MBA students continued BYU Marriott's four-year streak of top-two finishes as they won second-place at the Texas Christian University graduate supply chain case competition. The competition gave the students the chance to grow as leaders and show off their supply chain management skills as they tackled real-world business problems.


  • Thirteen MBA Students Named 2020 Stoddard Scholars Monday Apr 27 2020

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business MBA program has awarded thirteen students with the 2020 George E. Stoddard Prize, an award given to first- and second-year students in the BYU Marriott MBA program.


  • International Business-Minded MBA Students Named 2020 Eccles Scholars Thursday Apr 23 2020

    BYU Marriott’s Whitmore Global Management Center recently recognized eleven MBA students as this year’s Eccles scholars and presented each student with $9,000 for their interest in and commitment to a career in international business.


  • BYU Marriott Team Takes First at ACG Cup Friday Apr 17 2020

    A BYU Marriott team of two MAcc students and two MBA students took first place at this year's statewide Association for Corporate Growth Cup held this winter semester, receiving $3,000 as they competed against teams from universities across the state of Utah.


  • Finding Her Way Friday Apr 17 2020

    Whether she’s planning cultural activities for tourists, raising two boys, or consulting for companies in American Samoa, the life path of BYU Marriott EMBA alumna Noelani Wayas has taken exciting twists and turns.


  • Eleven MBA Students Named as 2020 Hawes Scholars Tuesday Apr 14 2020

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business named eleven MBA candidates 2020 Hawes Scholars, an honor that carries the highest distinction given to its MBA students.


  • Courage Over Comfort Friday Jan 31 2020

    A life with challenges and opportunities has pushed BYU Marriott alumna Lisa Bateman Quist out of her comfort zone to become an advocate for women in business.


  • From MBA to the Mountains Thursday Jan 30 2020

    For BYU Marriott MBA alum Thayne O'Brien, the term skyscrapers carries a different meaning after working nearly thirty years at Grand Teton National Park in Eastern Idaho.


  • Learn, Do, Become, with Cougar Strategy Group Monday Dec 23 2019

    In only four short years, Cougar Strategy Group has already begun opening doors for BYU Marriott MBA graduates and students.


  • It Takes a Village Tuesday Nov 26 2019

    As the titleholder for the most family friendly MBA program for the fourteenth year in a row, BYU Marriott works to cultivate an environment that helps students balance both their rigorous coursework and their families. With seventy percent of BYU MBA students married, BYU's Master of Business Administration Spouse Association (MBASA) connects spouses of MBA students with a built-in network and support system of others in similar life circumstances.