The Man Behind Neptune
Monday Mar 09 2020
As Marx Acosta-Rubio biked down the streets of Florida, he was shocked by the trash he saw. Garbage lined the beaches, covered the roads, and littered the sidewalks. This would serve as the inspiration for a potentially groundbreaking new product.
Scaling the Silicon Slopes
Monday Mar 09 2020
Tyler Richards, a 2013 BYU Marriott entrepreneurship graduate, has gone from learning software development on the basement floor of the Harold B. Lee Library to founding DevMountain, a coding boot camp that teaches those same skills to hundreds of hopeful technology professionals.
From Recess to Supply Chain
Friday Mar 06 2020
BYU Marriott alumna Melinda Malmgren's love for business can be traced back to her fifth-grade days when she participated in a class activity called "Store."
BYU Marriott's MPA Program Honors Two Students with the 2019 Buckwalter Award
Thursday Mar 05 2020
Two talented BYU Marriott MPA students recently received the 2019 Doyle W. Buckwalter Award for their accomplishments in their internships. Ryan Lancaster and Theary Leng were recognized at the annual Alumnus of the Year luncheon, where they received their award and a cash prize of $2,000.
A Continued Legacy
Wednesday Mar 04 2020
Almost twenty years after retiring, BYU Marriott professor Doyle W. Buckwalter’s legacy at BYU Marriott continues to resonate and positively influence the MPA program, and all of BYU’s campus.
Students from BYU Marriott Nonprofit Minor Bring Home Top Honors
Tuesday Mar 03 2020
Kansas City, Missouri, is home to a number of things, including slow-cooked barbeque, a rich jazz-and-blues scene, and the Kansas City Chiefs, the recently crowned Super Bowl LIV champions. However, for thirty-three BYU students, the city held a different attraction this past January. Joining over thirty other universities across the nation, students of the BYU Marriott nonprofit management minor took top honors at the forty-seventh annual Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Conference.
Building the World
Tuesday Mar 03 2020
For Scott and Carmen Moscrip, global supply chain students at BYU Marriott aren't just future employees and leaders, but building blocks to a better world.
Monday Mar 02 2020
Every morning BYU Marriott alum Steve Todd straps on his running shoes and runs through the scenic trails of Provo determined to improve his running time, but he has not always focused on exercising. Before rediscovering his love for cycling and running, Todd spent twelve years devoted to growing a startup he co-founded and learned some important life lessons along the way.
Students Get Moving at Annual Global Supply Chain Management Case Competition
Friday Feb 28 2020
How did Masyn Barney, a junior in BYU Marriott’s global supply chain management program, spend the week before his wedding? He competed with three other teammates in the GSCM program’s fifth annual case competition. The competition took place 27–31 January 2020. Students in BYU Marriott’s marketing, strategy, and experience design management programs were invited to participate in the competition. Pre-management, engineering, and science majors could compete as well.
From Passing the Ball to Passing Down Success
Thursday Feb 27 2020
Joining the healthcare field after travelling the world and shooting free throws in front of thousands is quite the change of pace. However, 2016 BYU Marriott Executive MPA grad Anson Winder, who was a member of BYU’s men’s Basketball team from 2010-2015, is now finding success working as a category leader and contract manager for Intermountain Healthcare. Winder’s newfound passion is serving others through healthcare transformation, which is a slam dunk.
Cassette Tape Counsel
Monday Feb 24 2020
Since losing his mom at just eight years old, BYU Marriott's School of Accountancy associate professor Josh Lee has relied on a cassette tape recording she left him to guide him throughout his life—a life that led him to accepting a BYU Marriott job in 2019.
Wednesday Feb 19 2020
Some people fear change, but BYU Marriott Marketing Lab director Matt Madden embraced change to pursue a career that combined his professional experience in marketing and insights consulting with his desire to teach.
"The Real American Dream"
Friday Feb 07 2020
Italian-born BYU Marriott alum Giuseppe Vinci came to BYU thinking he would help coach BYU volleyball and study business before returning to Italy. What happened to him was so much more than he could have imagined.
Coming Full Circle
Thursday Feb 06 2020
BYU Marriott information systems professor Degan Kettles pushes himself beyond his limits—whether he’s competing in triathlons or working in the business world.
Thirty by Thirty
Wednesday Feb 05 2020
For BYU Marriott accounting major Dmitrii Liu, there are big plans on the horizon for the next few years.
The Journey to Leadership
Tuesday Feb 04 2020
For BYU students Cathryn Guzzwell and Sydney Clark, hard work and determination put them in a class above as cadet commanders of the Air Force and Army ROTC programs.
Families That Play Together, Stay Together
Monday Feb 03 2020
For BYU Marriott experience design and management assistant professor Sarah Agate, the common phrase “a family that plays together, stays together” couldn’t be more true.
Ballard Center Announces Name Change
New name reflects focus on solving social problems Friday Jan 31 2020
As the calendar recently turned a page to a new year and decade, the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance at the BYU Marriott School of Business has something new for 2020. The BYU Board of Trustees approved that the center be renamed the Melvin J. Ballard Center for Social Impact.
Courage Over Comfort
Friday Jan 31 2020
A life with challenges and opportunities has pushed BYU Marriott alumna Lisa Bateman Quist out of her comfort zone to become an advocate for women in business.
From MBA to the Mountains
Thursday Jan 30 2020
For BYU Marriott MBA alum Thayne O'Brien, the term skyscrapers carries a different meaning after working nearly thirty years at Grand Teton National Park in Eastern Idaho.