U.S. News: BYU top 75 in country, one of top 20 best values
BYU also ranks No. 4 for least debt Monday Sep 13 2010
Brigham Young University is ranked 75th in the 2011 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 34th.
Branching out of Academia:
How MPA Professors are Expanding Their Influence Outside the Classroom Tuesday Aug 10 2010
She sits with stacks of research surrounding her, a cursor blinking on an empty computer screen, and a thousand thoughts suspended in her head. So she does what is most logical for her—she picks up her paintbrush.
Professor Wins Award for Research on Meaningful Work
Thursday Jul 22 2010
While most marvel at the exotic animals in zoos, one Marriott School professor became fascinated by the zookeepers and their dedication to their careers.
MPA Student Chosen for Two Prestigious Programs
Thursday Jul 01 2010
Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too? One Marriott School of Management student is doing just that.
Two BYU MPA Graduates Chosen for Elite Program
Friday Jun 18 2010
Two Brigham Young University MPA graduates seek to capitalize on their talents in the nation's capital after being named finalists for the Presidential Management Fellows program.
Jeffery Thompson to present BYU devotional address June 1
Friday May 28 2010
Associate professor Jeffery Thompson from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management will be the speaker at the weekly devotional Tuesday, June 1, at 11:05 a.m.
Student-run Grant Program Matches Donors with Causes
Students receive unprecedented hands-on experience Thursday May 13 2010
The country's first student-led program that connects philanthropic donors with deserving nonprofit organizations is up and running at BYU.
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.
Romney Institute Alumnus Honored as Administrator of the Year
CEO of award-winning health system addresses students Monday Mar 22 2010
Brigham Young University's Romney Institute of Public Management honored alumnus Rulon Stacey as this year's Administrator of the Year for his role in rescuing a small, struggling health system in Northern Colorado and transforming it into an award-winning health care system.
BYU or Bust: Executive Students Willing to Travel
Thursday Mar 11 2010
Brett Sampson and Amy Labaugh know not to schedule many appointments on Tuesdays. On that day, all they can think about is boarding a shuttle from Rexburg, Idaho, to Salt Lake City. While the 234-mile trip may not be your average commute, students are increasingly willing to traverse mountains, airports and state lines to earn a graduate degree from the Marriott School of Management.
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.
Students Help Eagle Mountain Attract Businesses
Thursday Feb 04 2010
Six MPA students were featured in The Salt Lake Tribune for conducting an economic development study for Eagle Mountain.
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.
Romney Institute Hosts Its First-Ever Local Government Fair
Monday Jan 04 2010
BYU's Romney Institute will host its first-ever local government fair Thursday, 7 January, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will attract local government leaders from across Utah.
Biden Presents Baldrige Award to Marriott School Grad
Thursday Dec 24 2009
While the health care debate rages on Capitol Hill, Vice President Joe Biden recognized one Marriott School of Management graduate and his Colorado-based health care organization for low-cost, expert care. Rulon Stacey, CEO of the Poudre Valley Health System, accepted the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award on behalf of the system's physicians, staff and volunteers at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Dec. 2.
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.
Ethics Expert Joins Faculty of BYU’s Romney Institute
Friday Sep 25 2009
Ethical dilemmas occur almost daily in corporations and management: Should executives and employees go to a five-star restaurant to discuss the bankruptcy filings? Should city council members publish the minutes of closed-door meetings? Is it wise to promote an immediate family member in your company? If you want to know what one deep thinker on the subject thinks, ask Professor Brad Agle.
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.
Grad Students Serve and Learn in Africa
Tuesday Sep 08 2009
Taking three weeks in the beginning of the summer to fly across the world to an exotic country seems more like a vacation than a pedagogical tool. But for a handful of Marriott School students, this adventure did more than just entertain — it exposed them to another corner of the world that needed their services.
The Ups and Downs of Landing Your Dream Job
BYU researcher finds meaningful work often requires sacrifices Thursday Aug 13 2009
To do what you love and get paid for it sounds like a dream job — right? A new study by a Brigham Young University public management professor found that landing your dream job might not be the walk in the park you picture. It's probably more like a day at the zoo, and that's not necessarily all good.