MBA Team Wins First at National Supply Chain Competition
Thursday Mar 21 2019
An all-women’s all-star BYU Marriott MBA team won first place on 23 February in a Texas Christian University supply chain case competition against other top supply chain universities. The team drew from the raw talent that the BYU School of Business MBA program had to offer—bringing together individuals with the capability to beat out fourteen other competitors and win $10,000.
Utah Startup Marketplace Turns Ten
Wednesday Mar 20 2019
While many BYU Marriott School of Business students aspire to accept a secure corporate job after graduation, others crave the experience of getting their hands dirty and building a business from the ground up. For ten years now, the Utah Startup Marketplace career fair has been placing those students with the companies that seek their talent.
BYU SHRM Club: A Resource at Your Fingertips
Tuesday Mar 19 2019
Rachel McDougal entered BYU knowing she wanted to go into the business field, but she was indecisive about which program to pursue. Through the BYU Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) club, McDougal discovered what she wanted to study and now serves as vice president of development for the BYU SHRM club, where she aims to pay forward the help she has received.
Not As Easy As ABC
Monday Mar 18 2019
BYU Marriott students are taught to have winning business communication skills, but Kylan Rutherford, a 2018 economics grad from Thousand Oaks, California, is using his communication skills to literally win competitions. Rutherford took first place in The Association of Business Communication (ABC) annual competition, which tests the writing abilities of business students around the country.
Diligence Leading to Exploration
Monday Mar 18 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business information systems professor Jeff Jenkins is no stranger to the hard work and patience needed to delve into unexplored areas of his discipline. Growing up on a dairy farm in Rigby, Idaho, taught him about diligence, an attribute Jenkins has had to continually rely on during nearly ten years of researching areas of untapped research.
MPA Students' Younique Event
Friday Mar 15 2019
MPA students from the BYU Marriott School of Business volunteered with the Younique Foundation on Valentine’s Day 2019 to tie blankets for sexual abuse survivors. The Younique Foundation is a public charity that is supported by Younique, a makeup sales company. The foundation’s goal is to inspire hope in women who were sexually abused as children by providing healing services through retreats, survivor communities, and online resources.
Where Creativity Meets Research
Thursday Mar 14 2019
Who wouldn’t enjoy a new cereal made from their favorite donut brand? That’s just one of the questions BYU Marriott’s Marketing Lab has explored recently. Innovative ideas require research, data, and analysis, and at a fraction of the cost of competitors, the lab offers just that.
Race, Gender, and Age Affect Who Writes Majority Opinions for State Supreme Courts
Wednesday Mar 13 2019
A new study coauthored by a BYU researcher provides evidence that the gender, age and race of state supreme court justices may influence whether they are asked to write the majority opinion in a case.
Ninth Harvard Business Review Article Published by BYU Strategy Professor
Wednesday Mar 13 2019
Getting published in the Harvard Business Review is difficult, but BYU Marriott School of Business strategy professor Jeff Dyer seems to have successfully faced the challenge. He just had a ninth article published in the Jan–Feb 2019 issue.
US News 2020 Rankings: BYU Business and Law Moving Up in Top 40
Tuesday Mar 12 2019
Another round of graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report brings another round of good news for BYU programs. BYU’s Law and Business programs each moved up in the 2020 rankings released today, with the Marriott School of Business coming in at No. 32 and the J. Reuben Clark Law School landing at No. 39.
BYU Marriott MBA Program Tops Worldwide Ranking
Friday Mar 08 2019
When it comes to who best trains their graduates, the BYU Marriott MBA program was awarded a No. 1 worldwide ranking by Bloomberg Businessweek.
One Man and a Craving
Thursday Mar 07 2019
With a line out the door every morning, a feature in a Food Network series, and an astonishing recipe, it’s no wonder Hruska’s Kolaches, a pastry bakery in Provo, Utah, continues to see its fame rise.
Professor Receives Award for Outstanding Contribution to IS Education
Tuesday Mar 05 2019
From the comfort of his office, BYU Marriott School of Business information systems professor James Gaskin has taken on some of the most difficult concepts in statistics and taught them to a global audience.
Thought Leader Receives Cornia Award
Tuesday Mar 05 2019
University of North Carolina public administration professor Leisha DeHart-Davis reconnected with longtime research colleagues—now current BYU Marriott School of Business faculty—when she spoke as award recipient of this year’s Gary C. Cornia Lecture Series.
Impressive Research Plus Outstanding Academic Service Equals Lifetime Achievement Award
Friday Mar 01 2019
With his impactful research record, years of academic service, and distinguished publication history, BYU Marriott School of Business Associate Dean Steve Glover was an obvious choice for the Outstanding Audit Educator Award.
Creating a More Inclusive Environment
Thursday Feb 28 2019
When the BYU Marriott Inclusion Committee spoke to students about their experiences in the business school, the group discovered something: students wanted to develop inclusive attitudes that they could carry with them into the workplace.
Excusez Moi, No Need to Pardon our French Team
Wednesday Feb 27 2019
BYU's French language team made no apologies at the Whitmore Global Management Center's annual Business Language Case Competition held during the fall 2018 semester, taking first place in the brand-new French category.
Six Wins For Nonprofit Minor Students in Orlando
Monday Feb 25 2019
Every year the BYU Marriott School of Business nonprofit management minor program sends students to the Alliance Management Institute Conference in Orlando, Florida, to participate in case studies, interviews, speakers, and competitions. Between the students' work ethic outside of class and BYU Marriott's nonprofit program classes, the students prepared to win big this year in Orlando.
A Career of Inspiring Connections
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.