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  • Inspiring and Achieving with BYU Marriott's Women in Entrepreneurship Thursday Oct 31 2019

    Ever since Taunya Brown was hired as events and programs manager at the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at BYU Marriott two years ago she has wanted to start a new women's student group that differs from others on campus.


  • Compassion in the Criminal Justice System Wednesday Oct 30 2019

    As the deputy director for the Utah Department of Corrections, BYU Marriott MPA alum Chyleen Richey helps run a city of people who are forgotten by society.


  • Leading From Behind the Scenes Monday Oct 28 2019

    Behind every BYU Marriott MBA event over the last twenty years, Debbie Auxier worked tirelessly to make sure the event was a success and ran like a well-oiled machine. As MBA event coordinator, Auxier’s job is to make sure every detail of the event—food, transportation, travel, and everything in between—was taken care of so that MBA faculty and students could have fun, connect, and further their education.


  • Designing Experiences Thursday Oct 24 2019

    While working as a white-water rafting guide in central Idaho during high school, Mat Duerden got his first taste of how experience design can impact lives. As he led the trips, Duerden would see his groups’ demeanor slowly change but wasn’t sure why. Now an associate professor in BYU Marriott’s experience design and management (ExDM) program, Duerden has found the answer.


  • Helping to Pave the Way Forward Wednesday Oct 23 2019

    Women are changing the face of investment banking, and BYU Marriott finance alum Estelle Ith is part of the transformation. In a field traditionally dominated by men, Ith hopes to help pave the way for gender parity.


  • Harry Potter and the Five Gospel Truths Thursday Oct 17 2019

    On 8 October during university devotional, BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte Madrian helped students to see the value in finding gospel connections from cherished childhood stories.


  • 'True-Blue Cougar' Ruth Todd Returns to BYU Thursday Sep 26 2019

    Thirty-six years after completing her communications undergrad, former news anchor and adjunct faculty member Ruth Todd is thrilled to be back at BYU, this time as a student in the BYU Marriott Executive MBA program.


  • Emerging as One of the Best Wednesday Sep 25 2019

    Hard work pays off for BYU Marriott associate professor of entrepreneurship Chad Carlos. Only six years into his research career, Carlos has been selected as one of the 2019 recipients of the Emerging Scholar Award at the annual Academy of Management Conference.


  • Impostor Syndrome is more common than you think; Study finds best way to cope with it Roughly 20 percent of study subjects experience the phenomenon Monday Sep 23 2019

    A new study from researchers at BYU reveals that perceptions of impostorism are quite common and uncovers one of the best — and worst — ways to cope with such feelings.


  • Not making a top 100 corporate ranking is better than just making the cut Just making the list could cost your company millions in value Wednesday Sep 18 2019

    A new study by BYU Marriott professors shows barely making a top 100 corporate ranking list may actually be worse for your company's financial future than being left off altogether.


  • A Little Taste of Heaven Tuesday Sep 17 2019

    BYU Marriott ExDM professor Brian Hill, along with three other BYU professors, recently led a group of fourteen students on a six-week expedition exploring Utah’s natural wonders.


  • Engines Roaring Monday Sep 16 2019

    This past summer, cadets from BYU and UVU in Air Force ROTC Detachment 855 gave the city of Orem a little taste of what flying an F-16 military jet is like.


  • BYU Marriott Employees Recognized at University Conference Monday Sep 09 2019

    BYU Marriott's own Michael P. Thompson, Deborah R. Auxier, and Catherine Lee Cooper were honored at this year's University Conference, held on 27 August. All three were recognized for their service and personal sacrifice


  • From Desk Job to World-Class Athlete Friday Sep 06 2019

    The sun blazed overhead the triathletes running in temperatures rising over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Nearing exhaustion after swimming 2.4 miles and biking 112 miles, BYU Marriott alumna Skye Murphy Moench pushed on to complete the marathon-length run—and was the first professional woman athlete across the finish line. Outperforming her competitors at the world-renowned IRONMAN European Championship in Frankfurt, Germany, Moench attributes her success to a life of hard work and commitment.


  • Raising the Bar Thursday Sep 05 2019

    Angel Zhong is always reaching for a higher bar in order to achieve her dreams. As a member of the BYU gymnastics team, a student in BYU Marriott’s global supply chain management (GSCM) program, and a doTERRA intern, Zhong proves that hard work and dedication pay off.


  • New Ballard Center Club Fills Gap in Social Impact Wednesday Sep 04 2019

    The Social Impact Professional Association, or SIPA for short, provides students pursuing a career in social impact with career services to help them land their dream job.


  • Back-to-Back: BYU SHRM Wins Second Consecutive Chapter Award Tuesday Sep 03 2019

    For the second year in a row, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) awarded BYU’s SHRM chapter with the Student Chapter Merit Award, signifying the chapter’s excellence and achievements during the 2018-19 academic year.


  • The Extra Hundredth Mile Wednesday Aug 28 2019

    Kickboxing, kayaking, and rock climbing are challenging activities, and for those with physical or mental disabilities, they can seem nearly impossible. However, the group of over six hundred people who recently gathered at Lake Tahoe would tell you otherwise.


  • Finding the Right Fit Tuesday Aug 27 2019

    Employers and employees often struggle to find the applicant or company that they feel fits with their priorities and goals. BYU Marriott MBA alumnus Ethan Lindstrom found what works for him and his family in an industry he hadn't even considered.


  • Are Siri and Alexa making us ruder? The answer is... Friday Aug 16 2019

    Is the way we bark out orders to digital assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant making us less polite? Prompted by growing concerns, two BYU information systems researchers decided to ask.