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  • Not making a top 100 corporate ranking is better than just making the cut Just making the list could cost your company millions in value Wednesday Sep 18 2019

    A new study by BYU Marriott professors shows barely making a top 100 corporate ranking list may actually be worse for your company's financial future than being left off altogether.


  • A Little Taste of Heaven Tuesday Sep 17 2019

    BYU Marriott ExDM professor Brian Hill, along with three other BYU professors, recently led a group of fourteen students on a six-week expedition exploring Utah’s natural wonders.


  • Engines Roaring Monday Sep 16 2019

    This past summer, cadets from BYU and UVU in Air Force ROTC Detachment 855 gave the city of Orem a little taste of what flying an F-16 military jet is like.


  • BYU Marriott Employees Recognized at University Conference Monday Sep 09 2019

    BYU Marriott's own Michael P. Thompson, Deborah R. Auxier, and Catherine Lee Cooper were honored at this year's University Conference, held on 27 August. All three were recognized for their service and personal sacrifice


  • From Desk Job to World-Class Athlete Friday Sep 06 2019

    The sun blazed overhead the triathletes running in temperatures rising over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Nearing exhaustion after swimming 2.4 miles and biking 112 miles, BYU Marriott alumna Skye Murphy Moench pushed on to complete the marathon-length run—and was the first professional woman athlete across the finish line. Outperforming her competitors at the world-renowned IRONMAN European Championship in Frankfurt, Germany, Moench attributes her success to a life of hard work and commitment.


  • Raising the Bar Thursday Sep 05 2019

    Angel Zhong is always reaching for a higher bar in order to achieve her dreams. As a member of the BYU gymnastics team, a student in BYU Marriott’s global supply chain management (GSCM) program, and a doTERRA intern, Zhong proves that hard work and dedication pay off.


  • New Ballard Center Club Fills Gap in Social Impact Wednesday Sep 04 2019

    The Social Impact Professional Association, or SIPA for short, provides students pursuing a career in social impact with career services to help them land their dream job.


  • Back-to-Back: BYU SHRM Wins Second Consecutive Chapter Award Tuesday Sep 03 2019

    For the second year in a row, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) awarded BYU’s SHRM chapter with the Student Chapter Merit Award, signifying the chapter’s excellence and achievements during the 2018-19 academic year.


  • The Extra Hundredth Mile Wednesday Aug 28 2019

    Kickboxing, kayaking, and rock climbing are challenging activities, and for those with physical or mental disabilities, they can seem nearly impossible. However, the group of over six hundred people who recently gathered at Lake Tahoe would tell you otherwise.


  • Finding the Right Fit Tuesday Aug 27 2019

    Employers and employees often struggle to find the applicant or company that they feel fits with their priorities and goals. BYU Marriott MBA alumnus Ethan Lindstrom found what works for him and his family in an industry he hadn't even considered.


  • Are Siri and Alexa making us ruder? The answer is... Friday Aug 16 2019

    Is the way we bark out orders to digital assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant making us less polite? Prompted by growing concerns, two BYU information systems researchers decided to ask.


  • Catching Gremlins Wednesday Aug 14 2019

    All roads lead somewhere, and for BYU Marriott assistant professor of marketing John Howell, the many roads he's traveled have brought him back to where it all began—academia.


  • Bringing the Past to Life Friday Aug 09 2019

    BYU Marriott MPA professor Jeff Thompson didn't realize the two weeks he and his family spent performing in the Nauvoo Pageant would shape his next research project. His newfound interest in historical interpreters and their purpose for the work they do not only changed Thompson personally, but is also helping him revolutionize his approach in the classroom.


  • A Valuable Exchange Wednesday Aug 07 2019

    From developing business relationships in France to watching a sunrise over a mountain in Peru, the Global Management Center’s foreign exchange programs teach what a classroom can’t. The foreign exchange program provides students the opportunity to learn the inner workings of international business, become proficient in a new language, experience a different culture, and build professional international relationships.


  • Top of the Hustle Wednesday Aug 07 2019

    Marketing alum Mitchell Kimball spent his free time messaging, emailing, calling, and visiting anyone involved in careers that interested him, efforts which would prepare him to be a top candidate for his dream job.


  • Eccles Scholar Award Winners Tuesday Aug 06 2019

    Eleven first-year MBA candidates were recognized from the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University as Eccles Scholars, an award presented by the school’s Whitmore Global Management Center (GMC). Up to $9,000 of financial aid is awarded to each recipient for schooling expenses, international projects, and global career exploration.


  • The Secret to Success, Qualtrics Style Friday Aug 02 2019

    In a world of endless job listings requiring extensive qualifications, pursuing a career can seem overwhelming. But for Natalie Nyman, helping people land their dream jobs is her dream job.


  • Business in the Front, Music in the Back Wednesday Jul 31 2019

    Outside the office, Jonathon Wood, managing director at the Whitmore Global Management Center, spends a lot of his free time playing in a bluegrass acoustic band known as Lincoln Highway. Along with his fellow band members, Wood recently accepted an invite from Mike Lee, senator from Utah, to play in Washington, DC, at an event known as Utah Days.


  • Napoleon Dynamite, Jimmy Carter, and a BYU Marriott MBA Monday Jul 29 2019

    As BYU Marriott's own Napoleon Dynamite, assistant professor Mark Hansen credits his involvement with the Future Farmers of America as one step that led him to where he is today.


  • Military Parade Concludes Another Outstanding Year for AFROTC Thursday Jul 25 2019

    For over three decades, Air Force Detachment 855 has held an annual military parade, featuring an impressive assembly of cadets marching in strict military formation. BYU Marriott's Detachment 855 is comprised of BYU and UVU cadets and is a satellite of the Air Force itself. The long-standing tradition continued this spring as one hundred sixty cadets drilled across the Richards Building Fields at BYU.