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  • Five New Professors Join BYU Marriott Monday Dec 03 2018

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes five new faculty members to three different departments.


  • BYU prof breaks down Uncle Sam’s loans to automakers Thursday Nov 29 2018

    The U.S. government grants loans to students seeking higher education and entrepreneurs launching small businesses, but did you know they’re also in the business of lending billions to automakers like Ford, Nissan and Tesla?


  • Mesa City Manager Honored as MPA Alumnus of the Year Tuesday Nov 27 2018

    Mesa City Manager Chris Brady addressed MPA students, advisory board members, and faculty at an awards luncheon held in his honor.


  • Political Competition Is Hurting Our Charitable Giving Voters who live in counties with high political competition give less Thursday Oct 25 2018

    As the midterm election nears and the fallout of the Supreme Court nomination rings across the political divide, a new study coauthored by public management professor Rob Christensen presents a unique angle of American politics: how party affiliation affects charitable donations.


  • Capacity to Serve Thursday Sep 27 2018

    Daniel Villanova learned from a young age that "great leaders lead their people from among them." Now, as a CIS recipient in BYU Marriott's MPA program, he plans to improve lives through service and leadership.


  • BYU Devotional: Seeing the Divinity in Others Wednesday Aug 01 2018

    Lori Wadsworth, MPA program director, spoke at BYU’s devotional about being fellowcitizens with the saints and acknowledging the divinity in others.


  • Alum Choreographs "Be One" Celebration Wednesday Jun 13 2018

    Alum and former refugee Yvonne Baraketse shared her experiences choreographing the recent "Be One" celebration.


  • Thompson Named Interim Dean Tuesday Jun 12 2018

    Michael P. Thompson will serve as interim dean from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2018. Steve Glover and Keith Vorkink will continue to serve as associate deans.


  • Preparing to Make an Impact Wednesday May 30 2018

    Inspiration has led Megdalynn Fisher to fight cancer, join the MPA program, and make a difference in the world.


  • New Dean Announced Wednesday May 23 2018

    Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Jim R. Rasband has announced that Brigitte C. Madrian has been named the ninth dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.


  • Call to Public Service Monday May 14 2018

    After improving the election process in Utah and a push from friends, Kelleen Potter is seeking success as the mayor of Heber City.


  • Thompson, New Book Featured Wednesday May 02 2018

    What if you could have success and fulfillment in equal measure? KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talked to Romney Institute professor Jeff Thompson about the secret to finding your true calling.


  • BYU Marriott Awards Honor Personnel Wednesday Apr 25 2018

    Faculty, staff, and administrators received recognition for their outstanding teaching, research, and service during the school’s annual year-end awards luncheon.


  • Alum’s Comedy Entertains Board Thursday Apr 19 2018

    When Hani Almadhoun, a Muslim from Palestine, attended BYU, he found many Mormon friends. One of his favorite stories of his time on campus is how his Mormon friends often introduced him to others.


  • Grantwell Celebrates a Decade Wednesday Apr 18 2018

    It was a night to remember as people gathered to commemorate the magic of Grantwell.


  • Life: Revealing Itself as it Goes Tuesday Apr 10 2018

    Life has not always gone according to plan for BYU Marriott adjunct professor Blair Giles. But for Giles, the unexpected ride has turned out to be greater than he could have imagined, including some quality time with one Jimmer Fredette.


  • Brudney Honored at Cornia Lecture Series Monday Apr 09 2018

    Dr. Jeffrey Brudney spoke on how universities can take the lead when improving relationships with their communities.


  • Can a New Nonprofit Succeed? Tuesday Mar 27 2018

    Public administration professor Robert Christensen's new research seeks to answer whether or not there are too many nonprofits in the market.


  • Sheryl Sculley Honored for City Management Tuesday Mar 20 2018

    BYU Marriott's Romney Institute of Public Management has named the San Antonio city manager its 2018 Administrator of the Year for her outstanding service.


  • Tackling Every Opportunity Friday Mar 16 2018

    A famous Hail Mary, Silicon Slopes, and the top venture capital competition in the world—Adam Pulsipher is everywhere.