Flags for the Fallen
Friday Dec 20 2019
Cadets and faculty in BYU’s Air Force ROTC and Army ROTC programs commemorated Veterans Day last month with activities that focused on both honoring the 212 fallen soldiers on the Memorial Wall in BYU’s Wilkinson Student Center and preparing cadets for their own future military service.
Jodi Sandfort Receives Gary C. Cornia Lecturer Award
Thursday Dec 19 2019
Jodi Sandfort, professor at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, exemplified gratitude and humility as she accepted the Gary C. Cornia Lecture Series award 5 December 2019 for her innovative leadership in the field of social policy.
Behind the Numbers
Thursday Dec 19 2019
Heather Hammond Cruz discovered her interest in the social innovation field after serving humanitarian trips in Zambia, Greece, and India. After seeing the direct positive impact her work had on people, she asked herself, “If working in social impact is what I love and what I’m passionate about, why am I not doing this for my career?
BYU Wins Big at Business Language Case Competition
Wednesday Dec 18 2019
If creating and presenting an international business plan isn’t challenging enough, try doing it in a foreign language. Students from across the country traveled to BYU Marriott to compete in the Global Management Center’s two-day Business Language Case Competition on 7–8 November 2019.
Alumni Reconnect at Seventh Annual SOA Conference
Tuesday Dec 17 2019
Nearly three hundred attendees convened in Provo for a weekend of networking and reconnecting at BYU’s seventh annual School of Accountancy conference held on 14–16 November 2019 in the Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center on the campus of BYU.
BYU Marriott Hosts Annual HR Innovations Conference
Monday Dec 16 2019
“What question are you living?” Hal Gregerson asked more than 250 attendees during his keynote speech at BYU Marriott’s annual HR Innovations Conference held 7–8 November 2019. Audience members listened as the 1983 BYU organizational behavior alum and 2019 Dyer Distinguished Alumni Award recipient shared his experience on how learning to ask and live by the right questions saved his life.
GSCM Team Places Third at Bowersox Undergraduate Supply Chain Challenge
Friday Dec 13 2019
Four seniors in the BYU Marriott global supply chain management program took third place at the 2019 Bowersox Undergraduate Supply Chain Management Challenge hosted at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, on 24–25 October 2019.
BYU Marriott Team Wins $5,000 and First Place at Purdue HR Case Competition
Thursday Dec 12 2019
Dreams turned to reality for BYU Marriott Society of Human Resources’ student team at the annual Purdue University Krannert HR Case Competition on 13–14 November 2019 when the team returned home with a first-place win and a $5,000 prize.
"A Network Unlike Any Other"
Thursday Dec 12 2019
Between selling a business and starting a career at LinkedIn, BYU Marriott marketing alum Chase Evans has been busy since he graduated in 2018.
Finding Purpose Through Research
Wednesday Dec 11 2019
When Nate Burton reads books, magazines, or content on the internet, he's always looking for research opportunities.
Creating a Life of Social Innovation
Tuesday Dec 10 2019
When Hank Taylor graduated from BYU in 2013, he felt he had to choose just one focus. But like many other students trying to decide their future career, his interests spanned beyond just his economics major.
Changing the World of Roofing
Monday Dec 09 2019
When BYU students Todd Paskett and Grant Hagen sat next to each other at a workshop for a business competition in 2018, they had no idea how their lives were about to change.
MPA Students Receive Rumsfeld Foundation Grant
Saturday Dec 07 2019
Two BYU Marriott MPA graduates became recipients of the Rumsfeld Foundation Fellowship and received $10,000 along with priceless networking opportunities. Kathleen Nugent from New Paltz, New York, and Megdalynn Fisher from Spanish Fork, Utah, were nominated for the fellowship by their professor, Rob Christensen, and become two of twenty recipients in 2019.
The LEGO Classroom: Where Everything is Awesome
Friday Dec 06 2019
By the time college starts, most students have gotten rid of their childhood toys. But for BYU Marriott’s Experience Design and Management (EXDM) program, professors encourage students to play with toys—in fact, it’s a requirement for one class.
BYU Army ROTC Cadets Win the 5th ROTC BDE Ranger Challenge
Thursday Dec 05 2019
Eleven cadets on the joint BYU and Utah Valley University Service First Battalion Ranger Challenge Team won the 5th ROTC Brigade Ranger Challenge at Camp Gruber Oklahoma, 1–3 November 2019.
Connecting Business with Healthcare
Wednesday Dec 04 2019
BYU alumni, students, and healthcare professionals attended the first ever BYU Healthcare Industry Network Conference held on 15 November 2019 at the Utah Valley Convention Center.
First-Ever Career Paths in Real Estate Summit
Tuesday Dec 03 2019
The Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitor Center at BYU was buzzing with excitement as students networked with professionals during the first ever Career Paths in Real Estate Summit on Friday, 8 November 2019. The success of the event confirmed to organizers students’ enthusiasm to learn more about the business of real estate.
Chiefs of the BYU EMPA Program
Monday Dec 02 2019
Being a police chief is a challenging position to hold, but BYU Marriott helped prepare Darren Paul, Chad Soffe, and Chris Autry to serve the communities they love. The skills, lessons, and experiences these police chiefs gained in the EMPA program provided the tools they needed to be successful in their jobs.
From Song to Strategy
Thursday Nov 28 2019
At first glance, musical theater, business strategy, and chemistry don’t seem to have much in common, but BYU Marriott senior strategy student Connor Workman thinks the three pursuits are more similar than you might think.
Doral Vance Awarded MPA Alumnus of the Year Award
Wednesday Nov 27 2019
The Romney Institute of Public Service & Ethics honored 1980 BYU Marriott MPA graduate Doral Vance, manager and chief investigator of the Utah State Tax Commission’s Criminal Investigation Unit, with the 2019 N. Dale Wright Alumnus of the Year Award. The award was presented to Vance at the annual alumnus luncheon held at the Harmon Continuing Education Building on 15 November 2019.