The Woman Behind TEDxBYU
Thursday Feb 14 2019
From her college years on, Rose Palmer has connected people, organizations, and communities—leaving them stronger than they were before. When she was a student at BYU, she grew BYU Women's Conference seven-fold. Palmer is now back as a staff member, connecting students to the BYU Marriott School of Business Ballard Center through her position as event coordinator.
Creative Tech Events with a Side of Cake
Monday Feb 11 2019
Finding a degree that encompasses everything a student wants in a career can be hard. Lisa Stringham, who was looking for a business core and a creative outlet, found the Department of Experience Design and Management program at BYU Marriott had a lot to offer.
BYU MBA Prepared Student Team for National Competition
Thursday Feb 07 2019
Four BYU Marriott School MBA students took first place at the 12th Annual National Case Competition in Ethical Leadership at Baylor University. The competition, held 8-9 November, 2018, in Waco, Texas, is designed to advance the development of ethical leaders through experiential learning.
Seizing the Day
Monday Feb 04 2019
Balancing personal passions with demanding coursework is an art that can take years to perfect. But BYU Marriott MAcc alum James Bounous did just that, building a successful academic career while starring in roles such as Quasimodo from Hunchback of Notre Dame and Jack Kelly in Newsies on some of Utah's most popular stages.
Constructing New Horizons at New Haven
Thursday Jan 31 2019
Two women from BYU Marriott's therapeutic recreation major have teamed up to help adolescent girls strengthen themselves and themselves and their families.
Five Years of Finance
Wednesday Jan 30 2019
The finance department has grown leaps and bounds since becoming a major in 2013.
Study: Collaborative video games could increase office productivity
Monday Jan 28 2019
Move over trust falls and ropes courses, turns out playing video games with coworkers is the real path to better performance at the office.
Hired for a Purpose
Friday Jan 25 2019
Normally recent graduates aren’t involved in redesigning a global company’s entire shipping system, but Melissa Nielsen isn’t a normal recent graduate. Her degree in Global Supply Chain Management allowed her to skip the learning curve and start making a difference immediately.
Filling the Medical CFO Gap
Thursday Jan 24 2019
Most people would balk at the hefty amount of financial expertise required to run a medical practice. But Benjamin Green, CPA, CMA, has successfully been helping medical and dental offices run their businesses since his graduation from BYU Marriott’s School of Accountancy in 2016.
A Curiosity-Driven Career
Thursday Jan 24 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business students often graduate with a desire to change the world, but this dream isn’t always realized on the first job out the door. Making a difference takes time, but BYU Marriott Accounting alum Charmaine White can attest that it’s possible—and worth the wait.
On its own, Trump admin's price disclosure policy unlikely to help curb drug prices
Wednesday Jan 23 2019
The Trump administration’s proposal to require pharmaceutical companies to publish drug prices in TV ads is unlikely to help control drug prices, according to a co-authored BYU study published Jan. 22 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
BYU Prototyping Event Connects Entrepreneurs and Engineers
Wednesday Jan 23 2019
BYU entrepreneurs and engineers recently came together to bring six innovative ideas to life during a thirty-hour rapid prototyping fest known as Prototype-a-palooza.
Cadet-Run Honor Guard Teaches Leadership and Responsibility
Friday Jan 18 2019
Air Force ROTC cadets typically take on additional responsibility compared to traditional college students, and cadets in BYU Marriott’s Air Force ROTC program are no different. From getting up early for training to attending extra classes, cadets don’t have much free time on their hands. However, every semester approximately forty BYU Marriott cadets also elect to join the newly organized honor guard and use what extra time they do have to set a high standard for other students and compete around the country.
Slaying the Dragon
Thursday Jan 17 2019
After decades of leadership roles in successful businesses, Kevin Sayer was no stranger to the expectations placed upon C-suite executives, but when he had to make television appearances as president and CEO of Dexcom, he found himself in unfamiliar territory. Luckily, it was not Sayer's first foray into unfamiliar territory, and he knew his next step might require a bit of humility.
Trial by Fire
Wednesday Jan 16 2019
JaLee Clarke knows firsthand how difficult it can be to face life's challenges. However, these experiences have prepared Clarke to thrive in her BYU Marriott position and enabled her to help others who are in need.
Inclusivity: Coming to a Resort Near You
Tuesday Jan 15 2019
From 2014 to 2015, approximately 26 million people with disabilities traveled to leisure destinations in the United States. However, few of those vacation destinations actively make their experiences available to disabled individuals. A team of nine therapeutic recreation and management (TRM) students and four professors from the BYU Marriott School of Business have set out on a mission to change that.
Cracking the Code
Monday Jan 14 2019
The United States has more than half a million open computing jobs, yet just fifty thousand students graduated in computer science last year. A team of BYU students set out to take advantage of that disparity.
A Dragon Born in a Stream
Friday Jan 11 2019
Sunnie Giles grew up catching river salamanders in her small South Korean farming town while dreaming of someday attending college. Though her parents were unwilling to support her pursuit of higher level education, she didn’t let that stop her.
Good vs. Evil: How heroes and villains affect the food you buy
Heroes on packaging can make vice food seem less harmful to consumers Thursday Jan 10 2019
A new BYU study finds the battle between good and evil is being waged in our food packaging, and we are paying the price because of it, both in terms of health and money.
Head Sherpa Leads Students to MBA Summit
Thursday Jan 10 2019
Jesse Myrick decided to come to the BYU Marriott MBA program to open doors in his career. However, Myrick got a lot more than a career launch out of his MBA education.