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  • 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. 


  • BYU Hosts First-Ever Silicon Slopes BYU Marriott MBA School Career Fair Tuesday Nov 26 2019

    More than three hundred students and nearly thirty companies participated in the first-ever Silicon Slopes BYU Marriott MBA Student Career Fair.


  • Skateboarding and Business Thursday Nov 21 2019

    At the age of thirty-six, Marc de Schweinitz strapped on his helmet and barreled down the half-pipe on his skateboard for the first time in fifteen years. This one-of-a-kind BYU Marriott alum chases his dreams, whether on a skateboard or in the office.


  • BYU MBA Students Win 2019 Adobe Analytics Challenge Tuesday Nov 19 2019

    Three BYU Marriott MBA students recently took home the $35,000 first-place prize at the 2019 Adobe Analytics Challenge in San Jose, California.


  • 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.


  • Leading From Behind the Scenes Monday Oct 28 2019

    Behind every BYU Marriott MBA event over the last twenty years, Debbie Auxier worked tirelessly to make sure the event was a success and ran like a well-oiled machine. As MBA event coordinator, Auxier’s job is to make sure every detail of the event—food, transportation, travel, and everything in between—was taken care of so that MBA faculty and students could have fun, connect, and further their education.


  • 'True-Blue Cougar' Ruth Todd Returns to BYU Thursday Sep 26 2019

    Thirty-six years after completing her communications undergrad, former news anchor and adjunct faculty member Ruth Todd is thrilled to be back at BYU, this time as a student in the BYU Marriott Executive MBA program.


  • Finding the Right Fit Tuesday Aug 27 2019

    Employers and employees often struggle to find the applicant or company that they feel fits with their priorities and goals. BYU Marriott MBA alumnus Ethan Lindstrom found what works for him and his family in an industry he hadn't even considered.


  • Eccles Scholar Award Winners Tuesday Aug 06 2019

    Eleven first-year MBA candidates were recognized from the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University as Eccles Scholars, an award presented by the school’s Whitmore Global Management Center (GMC). Up to $9,000 of financial aid is awarded to each recipient for schooling expenses, international projects, and global career exploration.


  • Napoleon Dynamite, Jimmy Carter, and a BYU Marriott MBA Monday Jul 29 2019

    As BYU Marriott's own Napoleon Dynamite, assistant professor Mark Hansen credits his involvement with the Future Farmers of America as one step that led him to where he is today.


  • Influencing Change Friday Jul 19 2019

    With a background in law and research interests in the NFL, assistant professor Taeya Howell brings a unique perspective to BYU Marriott.


  • MBA Students Take Second at Global VCIC Event Tuesday Jun 04 2019

    BYU Marriott School of Business MBA students found themselves among elite company at the Venture Capital Investment Competition in April 2019, placing second overall.


  • When Class Notes Pay Off Tuesday Apr 09 2019

    While many students are tempted to toss away class notes at the end of a school year, BYU MBA alum Jason Barron kept his and is actually making a profit from them.


  • Ten Students Named Hawes Scholar Monday Apr 08 2019

    BYU Marriott named ten MBA candidates 2019 Hawes Scholars, an honor that carries the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school and a cash award of $10,000.


  • Twelve Students Named Stoddard Scholars Friday Apr 05 2019

    Twelve Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business students were honored with the George E. Stoddard Prize, a $5,000 award given to exceptional second-year MBA finance students.


  • MBA Team Wins Second in National Competition Wednesday Mar 27 2019

    A team of MBA students representing the BYU Marriott School of Business won second place at an Adam Smith Society case Competition—beating out the likes of Yale, Georgetown, and Columbia Business School to win $4,000.


  • MBA Team Wins First at National Supply Chain Competition Thursday Mar 21 2019

    An all-women’s all-star BYU Marriott MBA team won first place on 23 February in a Texas Christian University supply chain case competition against other top supply chain universities. The team drew from the raw talent that the BYU School of Business MBA program had to offer—bringing together individuals with the capability to beat out fourteen other competitors and win $10,000.


  • BYU Marriott MBA Program Tops Worldwide Ranking Friday Mar 08 2019

    When it comes to who best trains their graduates, the BYU Marriott MBA program was awarded a No. 1 worldwide ranking by Bloomberg Businessweek.


  • BYU MBA Prepared Student Team for National Competition Thursday Feb 07 2019

    Four BYU Marriott School MBA students took first place at the 12th Annual National Case Competition in Ethical Leadership at Baylor University. The competition, held 8-9 November, 2018, in Waco, Texas, is designed to advance the development of ethical leaders through experiential learning.


  • Head Sherpa Leads Students to MBA Summit Thursday Jan 10 2019

    Jesse Myrick decided to come to the BYU Marriott MBA program to open doors in his career. However, Myrick got a lot more than a career launch out of his MBA education.