Smart Minds in the Same Room
Thursday Jan 16 2020
When Isaac Blake served a mission in Argentina in 2013, he experienced a vastly different economy and culture from what he was used to in his affluent Boston neighborhood. “Ever since my mission, I've been motivated to have a higher purpose in my career. There are a lot of ways in which business can do good in the world,” says Blake.
The Bilbo Baggins of BYU Marriott
Wednesday Jan 15 2020
Much like Tolkien's famed hobbit Bilbo Baggins, James Oldroyd has certainly been there and back again.
A Modern-Day Renaissance Woman
Tuesday Jan 14 2020
BYU Marriott entrepreneurship student Taimi Kennerley can bake your wedding cake, style your hair, and then look through your financial projections and teach you how to start a successful business.
Out of the Comfort Zone
Monday Jan 13 2020
When BYU Marriott accounting alum Janette Van der Weijden began her career, she never imagined she would work all over the world and be a champion of diversity in the workplace.
Making the Climb with the Sherpa Program
Thursday Dec 26 2019
The frigid wind whips around the young sherpa as he guides a group of foreign climbers through the vast mountain ranges of the Himalayas, heading for the summit. Just as the sherpas in Nepal assist mountaineers, BYU Marriott’s MPA sherpa program helps first-year students on their climb through the MPA program.
BYU Marriott GMD Team Places High at CUIBE Competition
Monday Dec 23 2019
On 2 November 2019, four students from BYU Marriott’s Global Management Center won second place in the NU-CUIBE International Business Case Competition in Boston. Team members competed against fourteen other universities and walked away with valuable insights they plan to apply to their future careers.
Learn, Do, Become, with Cougar Strategy Group
Monday Dec 23 2019
In only four short years, Cougar Strategy Group has already begun opening doors for BYU Marriott MBA graduates and students.
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.