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  • If at First You Don’t Succeed… Friday Nov 16 2018

    After conducting extensive primary research, Caleb Wagner and Tanner Beckstrand were sure that their business model was going to be a major success. But as fate would have it, the duo unexpectedly hit a roadblock along the way.


  • Fusion Promotes Community and Student Networking Thursday Nov 15 2018

    The lights were dim, music was playing, and food was offered to over 800 excited entrepreneurs on BYU campus at one of the largest entrepreneurial networking events in Utah. For the eighth year in a row, Fusion, sponsored by BYU Marriott’s Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (CET), promoted free-flowing conversation between students and local entrepreneurs.


  • BYU Marriott MBA Program Among Nation’s Best Monday Nov 12 2018

    With its Bloomberg Businessweek No. 5 ranking in learning, the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business MBA program continues its tradition of creating an environment that provides one of the best learning and collaborating opportunities for MBA candidates.


  • To BYU or Not to BYU—That Was the Question Friday Nov 02 2018

    When LTC Forrest "Chip" Cook was a high school student, he had a question: should he pursue his military interests or head to BYU—the university he had grown up loving? Much to his surprise, Cook would face a similar question nearly two decades later.


  • BYU Marriott Fares Well in National Rankings Thursday Nov 01 2018

    The BYU Marriott School of Business continues to impress, ranking well in several areas. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked BYU Marriott No. 35 for best undergraduate business programs in the nation.


  • BYU Awarded $1.4 Million International Business Grant Wednesday Oct 31 2018

    BYU will continue to function as one of just fifteen Centers for International Business Education and Research in the United States.


  • BYU Students Waste No Time Taking out the Trash Tuesday Oct 30 2018

    After conducting a simple test for efficient waste and recycling pickups, social innovator Matthew Liddle learned that the idea had greater potential than previously imagined.


  • Always Asking 'What's Next?' Monday Oct 29 2018

    Cindy Blair wasn’t always sure she wanted to teach, but whenever when life was uncertain, she would ask, “What’s next?” and keep moving forward. This mentality shaped the course of her career and continues to inspire her teaching and research at BYU.


  • IS Students Take Home $1,500 after Winning BI Competition Friday Oct 26 2018

    A team of four BYU Marriott information systems students is seeing signs after winning a BI competition. Dollar signs, that is.


  • 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.


  • New BYU Marriott Course Leads the Way in CSR Wednesday Oct 24 2018

    To prepare students for current business needs, the BYU Marriott School of Business has developed a new course with the help of the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance.


  • BYU’s Air Force ROTC Program Soars to New Heights Tuesday Oct 23 2018

    The number of cadets enrolled in BYU Marriott's Air Force ROTC program has taken flight, rising from about one hundred in 2012 to more than 180 today.


  • Entrepreneurship to Automotives Wednesday Oct 10 2018

    Who said your age should keep you from pursuing your dreams? BYU Marriott alum Caleb Wagner didn't let his young age stop him from starting a business.


  • International Student Shoots for Global Success Monday Oct 08 2018

    What do Portuguese, Japanese, and English have in common? They are each a language that Gregory Shibuta speaks. He plans to use his diverse knowledge to lead in the international business world.


  • The Candy Connoisseur Friday Oct 05 2018

    Though Adkins has experience in golf, cartography, and geographic information systems, he found his passion in chocolate while interning for Hershey.


  • A Sight to Behold Thursday Oct 04 2018

    A recent entrepreneurial effort made by a group of BYU students is making a lot of noise. The venture uses smart glasses to address educational barriers faced by deaf and hard of hearing individuals.


  • Vibrant Business Experience Monday Oct 01 2018

    In addition to visiting the Great Wall of China and other attractions, students received a unique business perspective on the Asia Pacific Study Abroad.


  • Work and Play Friday Sep 28 2018

    A BYU Marriott alum combines work and play as she teaches patients how to recover from addiction through mountain biking, canoeing, and rock climbing.


  • 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.


  • Case Competition Victory Leads Five BYU Students to Iceland Wednesday Sep 26 2018

    The stress of preparing a case study while still completing junior core accounting assignments was not a deterrent for five BYU Marriott students, who won the 2018 EY Beam Abroad Case Competition. The students enjoyed a free trip to Iceland over the summer for winning the competition.