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  • Eleven MBA Students Named as 2020 Hawes Scholars Tuesday Apr 14 2020

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business named eleven MBA candidates 2020 Hawes Scholars, an honor that carries the highest distinction given to its MBA students.

  • Fifty Dollars and a Hope for a Better Life Tuesday Apr 14 2020

    From selling peanuts on the streets of Nigeria to help provide for her family to moving to the United States alone at the age of nineteen with only fifty dollars in her pocket, Patience Atebata isn't letting her past define her future. Now, as a senior finance student at BYU Marriott and member of the United States military, Atebata is following her dreams to provide a better life for her family and one day give back to her home country.

  • A BYU Legacy Monday Apr 13 2020

    As the descendant and grandson of former BYU administrators Abraham Owen Smoot, L. Douglas Smoot, and Ben E. Lewis, BYU Marriott strategy professor Ben Lewis is carrying on his ancestors’ legacies at BYU while pioneering his own groundbreaking research.

  • Bringing Marketers Together: BYU Marriott Marketing Program Hosts First Alumni Conference Friday Apr 10 2020

    The BYU Marriott marketing program recently made efforts to help alumni connect with each other during the program's first alumni conference.

  • Adjusting to a Curveball Thursday Apr 09 2020

    When life threw U.S. Army Brig. Gen. William D. "Hank" Taylor a curveball while he was a pitcher on BYU's baseball team, he found a new course with BYU's Army ROTC program.

  • A Love for Learning Leads to China Wednesday Apr 08 2020

    BYU Marriott EMPA alumna Janine Wood Green loves to learn. In fact, she loves learning so much that sometimes she reads four or five books a week. In her own words, she is “over-the-top crazy about learning,” and she doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. With a love for learning and a passion for continued education, Green joined BYU’s China Teachers Program to become a professor of English at China’s Nanjing Tech University—a decision that has changed her life for the better.

  • From Intern to President Tuesday Apr 07 2020

    After finishing a sales internship at Qualtrics last summer, Noah Kirk, a senior in BYU Marriott's marketing program, returned to BYU Marriott and founded the BYU Sales Club.

  • A Journey of Self-Discovery Monday Apr 06 2020

    For most people, jury duty is a chore. For Julie Rash, her jury-duty service became a catalyst for years of involvement in the Provo School board, an education through BYU Marriott’s EMPA program, and a life dedicated to public service.

  • Finding Family in the Marketing Program Friday Apr 03 2020

    Growing up in war-torn Jerusalem, Jeannine Mosarsa, a senior in BYU Marriott’s marketing program, had a different childhood from most BYU Marriott students. However, after leaving her family to move to the United States and attend BYU, the Marketing Association became a second family for Mosarsa.

  • 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.