Marriott School News
Summer Study Abroad Programs Change Thinking
New Mediterranean program a big success Thursday Oct 27 2011
Reading headlines about the Greek debt crisis is one way to stay informed about current events. But for 28 Brigham Young University students, talking directly to a chief officer at the second largest bank in Greece seemed a lot more intriguing.
First Whitmore Center Global Ambassadors Announced
Thursday Sep 29 2011
Business savvy, a passion for international travel and excellent presentation skills set seven Marriott School of Management students apart and earned them the title of the Whitmore Global Management Center's first Global Ambassadors.
BYU Ranks 2nd in the Nation for Entrepreneurship
Thursday Sep 29 2011
Brigham Young University's entrepreneurship students are some of the best prepared to start their own businesses, according to a recent survey by The Princeton Review for Entrepreneur magazine. BYU's Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology graduate and undergraduate programs came in at No. 2 and No. 7, respectively. This is the second year in a row both programs have made it in the top 10, with the graduate program moving up two spots.
Rollins Center Hosts Entrepreneurship Week on BYU Campus
Monday Sep 26 2011
The Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology celebrates the spirit of creativity and innovation by hosting the first ever Entrepreneurship Week Sept. 26–30.
Marriott School Professor Receives Maeser Teaching Award
Friday Sep 23 2011
Known for his engaging lectures and colorful Hawaiian shirts, Marriott School of Management professor E. Kay Stice was recently awarded the prestigious Karl G. Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award. The award, presented to three Brigham Young University professors at the annual University Conference, is based on university citizenship, rigorous instruction and research or creative work.
BYU Moves Up in U.S. News 2012 Best Colleges Rankings
University up four spots in overall rankings; seven spots in 'best value' Friday Sep 16 2011
Brigham Young University jumped up four spots to 71st in the U.S. News & World Report 2012 Best Colleges rankings, released earlier this week.
Professor Monte Swain Appointed Associate MBA Director
Friday Sep 02 2011
As the MBA program turns 50 years young this year, Marriott School of Management Dean Gary C. Cornia appointed accounting professor Monte Swain to serve as the new associate director of the MBA program.
BYU Tops Professor Ratings Site
Friday Aug 26 2011
It's a place many students love to turn to when picking their professors, and now RateMyProfessors.com has returned the love, naming Brigham Young University the top college for the 2010–2011 school year.
ROTC Cadets Connect Doctors and Patients in Ecuador
Monday Aug 22 2011
For some Ecuadorians, Brigham Young University's Army ROTC cadets gave a new meaning to the word lifeline as they provided the most crucial link between doctor and patient: communication.
Forbes Ranks BYU MBA No. 15 on ROI
Friday Aug 05 2011
It looks like an MBA from Brigham Young University is well worth the opportunity cost and risk, according to Forbes magazine's biennial list of best business schools. The BYU program placed 15th for return on investment, one spot ahead of its position in 2009, the last time Forbes published the list.
Romney Institute Director David Hart Joins State Optimization Council
Thursday Jul 28 2011
Gov. Gary R. Herbert recently appointed David Hart, director of the Romney Institute of Public Management, to join a new state council looking to give Utah an economic and managerial boost. Hart and other Utah leaders will focus on cutting costs, streamlining services and bettering the Beehive State.
BYU Prof’s New Book and Forbes Article Tell How Everyone Can Innovate Like the Best
Tuesday Jul 26 2011
Where does Forbes turn when looking for a methodology to rank the world's most innovative companies? To Brigham Young University's Jeff Dyer and the insights found in his book released this week by the Harvard Business Review Press.
Doug Prawitt to discuss joy in progress at BYU devotional July 19
Monday Jul 18 2011
Doug Prawitt, the Glen Ardis Professor of Accountancy in the Marriott School of Management, will give the Brigham Young University devotional Tuesday, July 19, at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Women’s Groups Growing Within BYU Management Society
Tuesday Jul 12 2011
Women may still be a minority in the business world, but they are a growing presence in the Brigham Young University Management Society, the premier organization for business professionals dedicated to ethical leadership. Chapters around the nation are forming women's groups to hold special events and activities just for them.
Ballard Center Names First Research and Teaching Fellows
Monday Jun 20 2011
The buzz around social innovation and entrepreneurship is growing as the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance welcomes seven faculty members to its fellows program.
BYU Biz Profs’ Harvard Biz Review Article: How to Beat Free
Their 5/40 rule quantifies a tough decision established companies often get wrong Tuesday Jun 07 2011
What do you do when your company is comfortably selling a product, and then suddenly a competitor offers a similar one for free? Well, if you’re like two-thirds of the companies in a new study, you’ll get it wrong.
BYU CIBER Hosts High School Business Language Competition
Tuesday May 24 2011
Seven teams of students from Utah high schools put their marketing and Spanish skills to the test as they competed in the second High School Business Language Competition. The event, sponsored by the Whitmore Global Management Center/BYU CIBER, the Center for the Study of Europe and Nu Skin Enterprises, was held at Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management on April 29.
Former BYU Students Featured on Cover of Inc. Magazine
Friday May 20 2011
Inc. magazine recently featured three former Brigham Young University students and their composting company, EcoScraps, as part of a report on innovative social entrepreneurs.
Professor Heaton Appointed Faculty Director of Peery Institute
Tuesday May 17 2011
BYU finance professor Hal Heaton will fill the shoes Ned Hill leaves on this side of the globe after he departs to serve as president of the Romania Bucharest Mission this summer. Dean Gary Cornia has appointed Heaton as faculty director of the H. Taylor Peery Institute of Financial Services.
Video Service Wins Web Marketing Competition
Monday May 02 2011
A class project turned into a winning business for Marriott School of Management student Saul Howard, as he transformed an assignment into $10,000 and first place in the Crexendo Website Competition.