An Asian Summer Experience
MPA student interns in China for U.S. Department of State Friday Aug 31 2012
Romney Institute students are willing to travel all over the world — even to China — to gain valuable experience through internships. Kate Baxter spent her summer interning for the Utah-Qinghai Eco Partnership, a young organization in central China.
SVC Competition Hosts Students with Big Plans
Friday Apr 20 2012
This year's Social Venture Competition attracted students focused on improving lives through sustainable businesses around the world. Sponsored by the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance, the eighth annual competition encouraged participants to enter ventures addressing social problems.
Sheila Bair Honored as 2012 Administrator of the Year
Tuesday Apr 17 2012
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University honored Sheila C. Bair as its 2012 Administrator of the Year for her management of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the recent economic downturn.
BYU Business and Law Schools Both Among Top 40, U.S. News says
Other BYU grad programs rank well too Tuesday Mar 13 2012
Brigham Young University’s law and business schools are both among the Top 40 in the country, according to the latest U.S.News & World Report graduate school rankings, released today.
Romney Institute Hosts Fairs for Job-Seeking Students
Local government, nonprofit fairs put students in the spotlight Friday Mar 09 2012
In the typical search for jobs and internships, students seek out the company. The Romney Institute of Public Management, however, is finding ways to bring companies' recruiters to students.
Executive Director of Utah Department of Commerce Receives Wright Alumni Award
Monday Nov 14 2011
Brigham Young University's Romney Institute of Public Management awarded Francine Giani, executive director of the Utah Department of Commerce, with its 2011 N. Dale Wright Distinguished Alumni Award. The award is one of the most esteemed accolades given by the Institute and was presented to Giani at a luncheon last Friday in her honor.
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.
Romney Institute Director David Hart Joins State Optimization Council
Thursday Jul 28 2011
Gov. Gary R. Herbert recently appointed David Hart, director of the Romney Institute of Public Management, to join a new state council looking to give Utah an economic and managerial boost. Hart and other Utah leaders will focus on cutting costs, streamlining services and bettering the Beehive State.
Jeff Sermon: Reaching New Heights
Tuesday May 17 2011
According to nineteenth-century education reformer Horace Mann, "A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated." Jeff Sermon's Executive MPA degree has helped him reach high enough to become the sixth president of Utah Community Credit Union.
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.
BYU Alum Honored as Romney Institute Administrator of the Year
Former Bureau of Reclamation commissioner remembered Monday Apr 04 2011
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University honored the late John W. Keys III as its 2011 Administrator of the Year. Keys was the former commissioner for the Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, which manages, develops and protects the water resources in the western United States.
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.
Romney Institute of Public Management Hosts Local Government Fair
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker keynotes Monday Feb 07 2011
For soon-to-be graduates attempting to join the workforce in a weak economy, knowing the right people is more pertinent than ever. To help students interested in government prepare to enter the field of public service, the Romney Institute of Public Management held its second local government fair with more than a dozen governmental entities in attendance.
International Marriott School Students Prepare for a Lifetime of Service
Wednesday Jan 26 2011
A group of graduate students from across the globe experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as they visited with leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the importance of education and service. These students, part of the Cardon International Sponsorship program, also received a tour of church headquarters during their visit last semester.
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.
Executive MPA Student Remembered
Tuesday Nov 23 2010
Jamie Cope Bennee, a 34-year-old BYU Executive MPA student, died in a tragic plane crash in Payson, Utah, on Nov. 18.
President Obama Appoints Marriott School Professor
Rex Facer joins Federal Salary Council Thursday Nov 18 2010
President Barack Obama announced the appointment of seven new members of the Federal Salary Council, including Rex L. Facer, associate professor of public finance and management at the Marriott School. The council evaluates pay comparability of 1.3 million federal employees in professional, administrative, technical, clerical and other white-collar jobs.
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.