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  • Across the World and Back Thursday Apr 02 2020

    Driven by a desire to help the people of her country, Vimbai Tembo began her journey from Zimbabwe to Provo by tucking her two children into bed and then lighting a candle to study for the GRE.


  • BYU Marriott HRM Team Takes First at SHRM Case Competition Wednesday Apr 01 2020

    BYU Marriott HRM teams took home first-place and fourth-place finishes at the Utah Society of Human Resource Management competition.


  • A Flag for Egypt Tuesday Mar 31 2020

    For Nada Elmasry, a junior in BYU Marriott's global supply chain management program, the Egyptian flag hung in the Tanner Building’s atrium symbolizes the opportunity to represent her home country.


  • Building Relationships in the Air Force ROTC Monday Mar 30 2020

    Capt. Jordan Woods, an assistant professor in BYU Marriott’s Department of Aerospace Studies, enjoys building things through carpentry or woodwork, but he also enjoys the chance to build positive relationships with his fellow officers in the U.S. Air Force and the cadets in the aerospace studies department.


  • Beating the Odds Friday Mar 27 2020

    Succeeding in life when statistics say you won’t can be a daunting task, but that didn’t stop BYU Marriott finance alumna Genesis Hinckley from chasing her dreams.


  • The Pursuit of Passion Thursday Mar 26 2020

    For Samuel Sorensen, a senior in BYU Marriott's marketing program, pursuing an education in marketing also allows him to pursue his passion.


  • Region, State and BYU Student Employee of the Year brings together #MyViewFromBYU Global supply chain major and social media student employee Summer Herlevi pairs work and classroom learning to polish BYU's Instagram account Wednesday Mar 25 2020

    BYU Marriott global supply chain management major and social media student employee Summer Herlevi pairs work and classroom learning to polish BYU's Instagram account.


  • Coming Back to Give Back Wednesday Mar 25 2020

    BYU Marriott professor of organizational behavior and resources Lisa Jones remembers filling out PhD applications like it was yesterday. “I’m an MBA who doesn’t want a BMW,” she wrote. While Jones started as an activist, through seeking higher education she also became an academic, now equipped with the necessary tools to join the fight against global poverty.


  • Keith Vorkink appointed BYU advancement vice president Will replace Matthew O. Richardson who is leaving to serve as the mission president of the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission Tuesday Mar 24 2020

    Brigham Young University President Kevin J Worthen announced last week, following approval from the BYU Board of Trustees, that Keith Vorkink will become the university’s new advancement vice president effective May 18, 2020.


  • Making a Real Impact Tuesday Mar 24 2020

    For many students at BYU, the Ballard Center for Social Impact at BYU Marriott provides unique hands-on experiences in working to solve social and community-based issues. In order to broaden its reach and help BYU students who are new to social impact, the Ballard Center has launched a new student-led organization, the Impact Investing Association (IIA).


  • Sprinting to the Future Monday Mar 23 2020

    When Katie Morgan took a social innovation class at BYU last semester, she didn't anticipate joining a research group based on empowering women. However, while completing a class assignment, Morgan became aware of the inequalities many women face around the world and felt a desire to see how she could help at home in the United States. Her desire led her to join a newly formed BYU Marriott research group, the Women's Empowerment Research team.


  • To Protect and Serve Friday Mar 20 2020

    For BYU Marriott EMPA student Uati Afele the day starts early and ends late. Although he's juggling many different responsibilities, Afele always aims to serve those around him.


  • Breaking the Mold Thursday Mar 19 2020

    Ben Katzenbach, a senior in the BYU Marriott strategy program, is carving his own path to find a job that will allow him to contribute to people’s lives.


  • "Sitting at the Table" Wednesday Mar 18 2020

    Lori Wadsworth, the director of BYU Marriott’s MPA program, missed only one night of classes during her time as a student in the BYU Marriott Executive MPA (EMPA) program—the night of her son’s birth.


  • Leaving Her Mark Tuesday Mar 17 2020

    While she can trace her family history back to BYU-building namesakes such as Jesse Knight and George H. Brimhall, Rachel Hair is making her own impact on the school as the president of BYU’s Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) club.


  • Making an iMPAct Monday Mar 16 2020

    At the age of three, Nick Porter created his own imaginary city with its own made-up language. He may not have realized it at the time, but this activity would ultimately foreshadow his future career path. Now as an adult, he is following his passion and pursuing an MPA at BYU Marriott with the hopes of one day running a real city as a city manager.


  • Eight to Eight Thursday Mar 12 2020

    A study group at BYU whose members called themselves the 8 to 8 Club gave BYU Marriott accounting alum Mike Baird the foundational team and leadership skills he now uses as president of a company that works to save the lives of people across America.


  • Graduating with Impact Wednesday Mar 11 2020

    Changing newborn diapers while completing the master of information systems program is not easy for BYU Marriott international student Tomiris Mollinet, but she is taking these challenges in stride.


  • On the PhD Track Tuesday Mar 10 2020

    A Nike advertisement featuring Serena Williams that adorned the Los Angeles skyline read "If they think your dreams are crazy, show them what crazy dreams can do.” This ad gave Daphne Armstrong confidence to pursue her dreams of getting a PhD and eventually becoming an accounting professor.


  • Validated: Hard Work Pays Off for Winners at Business Model Competition Monday Mar 09 2020

    Every year successful student-run companies come out of BYU Marriott’s Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology through various competitions. This year’s Business Model Competition proved to be no different.