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  • New Venture Challenge Wraps Up 2019 Miller Competition Series Thursday Apr 25 2019

    Three hundred million tons of plastic waste are produced each year, causing significant harm to wildlife and the environment, according the United Nations Environment Programme. Wanting to help solve this waste problem, four BYU students have developed a solution to this plastic predicament and took top honors along the way.

  • Closing Banquet Honors 2019 Achievements Thursday Apr 25 2019

    More than five hundred students, faculty, and alumni gathered at the Provo Marriott Hotel for the annual presentation of the Bateman Awards, which honor the students and professors who best exemplify the values of the BYU Marriott School of Business.

  • Social Innovation in a Speedy Way Wednesday Apr 24 2019

    While the hustle and bustle of big cities in America are characterized by taxis and Uber and Lyft vehicles, Madagasca's ubiquitous mode of travel looks very different.

  • Once abandoned BYU Marriott finance grad “pays it forward” Tuesday Apr 23 2019

    Born in a Thailand refugee camp and raised in Cambodia by her sister, Channika "Nika" Noun never expected to complete any kind of education. Now, she prepares to graduate from the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business.

  • By Her Bootstraps Tuesday Apr 23 2019

    When she first entered the Army ROTC program at BYU Marriott, Anna Hodge could only do seven push-ups. By holding herself to high expectations and unwavering dedication, Hodge became a highly skilled and valuable cadet who could do seventy push-ups by the time she finished the four-year program.

  • Buckwalter Award Honors MPA Students Monday Apr 22 2019

    Two remarkable BYU Marriott students were recently recognized for their outstanding performance in their internships by The Doyle W. Buckwalter Award. The winner, Aaron Shirley, and a finalist, Shantel Sanders, were presented with the award and a cash prize at the annual Alumnus of the Year luncheon.

  • UN Foundation Leader Receives Administrator of the Year Award Friday Apr 19 2019

    Kathy Calvin, president and director of the United Nations Foundation, was named 2019 Administrator of the Year by the Romney Institute of Public Management at the BYU Marriott School of Business.

  • A Life Dedicated to Making a Difference Friday Apr 19 2019

    Not many people stick to the dreams they had when they were five, but Kena Mathews has the opportunity on a daily basis to see her childhood calling to make a difference in the world become reality.

  • Leading the Marketers Thursday Apr 18 2019

    Growing up in Provo, marketing senior Emily Beukers wasn’t sure if she wanted to go to BYU or somewhere further away from home. However, once she entered the BYU Marriott School of Business, Beukers knew she belonged.

  • Addiction Made Me Stronger Wednesday Apr 17 2019

    Adopted from China by a family consumed by addiction, Ashley Howe, a senior at BYU Marriott, had a rough start to life straight out of the gate. Despite her challenges, she consistently overcame adversity and was recently recognized with the Global Supply Chain Outstanding Student faculty award.

  • A BYU Marriott Education Extends to Harvard Tuesday Apr 16 2019

    Deciding between two summer employment opportunities, especially two great organizations that seemed like a perfect fit, was the root of conflicting emotions for BYU Marriott student Autumn Clark.

  • The Long Road From Education to Career Wednesday Apr 10 2019

    As a child growing up in Recife, Brazil, Thiago Gomes, a finance major graduating in April 2019, never would have believed he would be studying in the BYU Marriott School of Business with a job offer in New York.

  • When Class Notes Pay Off Tuesday Apr 09 2019

    While many students are tempted to toss away class notes at the end of a school year, BYU MBA alum Jason Barron kept his and is actually making a profit from them.

  • Ten Students Named Hawes Scholar Monday Apr 08 2019

    BYU Marriott named ten MBA candidates 2019 Hawes Scholars, an honor that carries the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school and a cash award of $10,000.

  • Twelve Students Named Stoddard Scholars Friday Apr 05 2019

    Twelve Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business students were honored with the George E. Stoddard Prize, a $5,000 award given to exceptional second-year MBA finance students.

  • Student Research Goes International Thursday Apr 04 2019

    What role does emotion play in a transformative experience? That’s what BYU Marriott experience design management student researchers will present on in Melbourne, Australia.

  • Moving Forward in Faith Wednesday Apr 03 2019

    Through his educational and life experiences, Kurt Sandholtz, BYU Marriott assistant professor of organizational behavior and human resources, has learned the importance of moving forward in faith with a decision, without completely understanding what lies ahead.

  • BYU, A Dream Come True Tuesday Apr 02 2019

    Simon Greathead, a native of Lancaster, England, who comes from a working-class background, is the first to say he was unlikely to become a professor. However, thanks to his parents’ hard work and his motivation, Greathead feels he is now living his dream as a global supply chain professor at the BYU Marriott School of Business. 

  • BYU Marriott Alum's Company Takes First at 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge Monday Apr 01 2019

    A BYU Marriott alum's company took home the $40,000 grand prize and the first-place title at the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah.

  • MBA Team Wins Second in National Competition Wednesday Mar 27 2019

    A team of MBA students representing the BYU Marriott School of Business won second place at an Adam Smith Society case Competition—beating out the likes of Yale, Georgetown, and Columbia Business School to win $4,000.