Marriott School News
School of Accountancy Names New Chair
Jeff Wilks succeeds Steve Glover Tuesday Aug 06 2013
Marriott School of Management dean Lee Perry announced the appointment of Jeff Wilks as chair of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy. He assumed the position on August 1, succeeding Steve Glover, who is now an associate dean for the Marriott School.
Lee Perry named Dean of BYU’s Marriott School of Management
Replaces Gary C. Cornia Monday Jul 08 2013
Brigham Young University Academic Vice President Brent Webb announced the appointment of Lee Perry as the dean of the Marriott School of Management.
BYU Accounting Professors Awarded Wildman Medal
Professors honored for contribution in the field of public accountancy Friday Jun 28 2013
Marriott School of Management accounting professors Steve Glover and Doug Prawitt are being honored with the prestigious American Accounting Association/Deloitte Wildman Medal award for their contribution to public accountancy and ability to coordinate efforts between the private and academic sectors.
BYU Strategy Professor Finds Adding a Spouse to a Small Business Pays Off
Friday Jun 21 2013
Bringing your spouse to work could yield big dividends, according to a new study authored by Brigham Young University strategy professor Gibb Dyer. Recently published in Family Business Review, the study found that adding a spouse to a small business can lead to increased family income with no adverse effects on the firm.
Marriott School Professor Teppo Felin Recognized for Online Influence
Wednesday Jun 05 2013
Through tweets, hashtags and blogs, students in Marriott School professor Teppo Felin’s classes are encouraged to use technology to interact with their professor and supplement their classroom learning. This innovative use of technology is one of the reasons Felin ranks as one of the most web-savvy professors and influential Twitter users in the country.
Making Soccer Goals to Develop Resiliency
Marriott School students teach kids to bounce back Tuesday Jun 04 2013
Soccer is usually about making the goal. But for student coaches trained by Brigham Young University professor Peter Ward, the objective is more complex — score points, build character.
Want to Move Up at Work? Be a True Believer
It's not just who you know anymore Wednesday May 29 2013
New research is tweaking an old adage about how to get ahead in a competitive workplace: It’s not just who you know, but what you believe in.
BYU Team Wins International Business Model Competition at Harvard
Tuesday May 28 2013
Brigham Young University's Owlet Baby Monitors team wins big again after taking first place and $25,000 at this year's International Business Model Competition held at Harvard, bringing their total competition winnings to $163,000.
BYU Team Wins MBA ACG Cup Competition
Team's success marks second year in a row BYU takes first place Wednesday May 22 2013
Outperforming finalists from across the state, a team of MBA students from Brigham Young University won first place and $5,000 in the Association for Corporate Growth Cup Competition. This is the second year in a row BYU has earned top honors at the annual event held in Salt Lake City.
J. Michael Pinegar to Deliver Annual Maeser Faculty Lecture May 21
University’s highest faculty honor Monday May 20 2013
J. Michael Pinegar, the Joel C. Peterson Professor of Finance at the Marriott School of Management, will deliver this year’s Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecture during a Brigham Young University forum Tuesday, May 21, at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium.
MBA Students Win Stoddard Prize
Tuesday May 07 2013
Seventeen Brigham Young University MBA finance students were awarded the George E. Stoddard Prize and $3,000 in a significant return on their educational investment. This year 11 second-year and six first-year students received the honor.
Former Senator Given Prestigious Award
Thursday May 02 2013
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University presented former senator Robert F. Bennett with its 2013 Administrator of the Year award for his work in Congress.
Inaugural Miller New Venture Challenge Announces 2013 Winners
Eight teams receive honors Monday Apr 22 2013
One of the biggest, university-wide business plan competitions in the nation brought Brigham Young University teams’ aspirations closer to reality last Friday.
UN Global Compact Leader Speaks at BYU
Friday Apr 19 2013
The top executive of the United Nations Global Compact visited Brigham Young University to speak about the worldwide organization’s mission to benefit societies across the globe.
2013 Eccles Scholars Awarded to Internationally-Focused MBA Students
Friday Apr 19 2013
The Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University recently named 10 first-year MBA candidates as Eccles Scholars and awarded each recipient $9,000 to aid with schooling costs, international projects and global career exploration.
Bateman Awards Celebrate Outstanding Students, Professor and Organization
Thursday Apr 18 2013
Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management honored the winners of the 2013 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected exclusively by students.
Ballard Week Boosts Social Innovation
Thursday Apr 11 2013
The Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance recently hosted the third-annual TEDxBYU event and the Social Innovator of the Year Award banquet as part of its jam-packed Ballard Week.
Organizational Leadership Professor Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
Other faculty, staff and administrators also honored Monday Apr 08 2013
The Marriott School of Management presented Alan Wilkins, professor of organizational leadership and strategy, with the Outstanding Faculty Award at the school’s annual awards night. In addition to Wilkins, another 14 faculty, staff and administrators were recognized at the event.
BYU Student Company Named No. 1 at Utah Student 25
14 other BYU student-run companies also included Friday Apr 05 2013
Underwater Audio, created by Brigham Young University student Scott Walker, was named the No. 1 student-run business by Utah Student 25 — an organization that recognizes student entrepreneurs.
Marriott School Hosts ‘Major Shopping’ Event for Female Students
Thursday Apr 04 2013
Women across campus gathered at the Tanner Building hunting for the perfect major at the 2013 Major Shopping event.