Inaugural BYU Finance Conference Hosted at Zion National Park
Thursday Oct 18 2012
Surrounded by the beauty of Southern Utah, top finance professors from around the country gathered to present research and discuss recent developments in financial markets following the economic downturn at Brigham Young University's inaugural Red Rock Finance Conference.
Celebrating Social Innovation at BYU
Friday Oct 12 2012
It's now easier than ever to make a positive impact on the world, thanks to Changemaker Week — an event hosted October 15 – 19 by the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance.
Entrepreneurship Programs Highly Ranked by The Princeton Review
Tuesday Sep 25 2012
Brigham Young University's entrepreneurship students are among the most prepared for success in self-started businesses, reports The Princeton Review's survey for Entrepreneur magazine. BYU's Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology graduate and undergraduate programs came in a No. 3 and No. 6, respectively. This is the third straight year both programs have made it into the top 10, with the undergraduate program moving up one spot.
Accountancy Professor Jeff Wilks Speaks at BYU Devotional Sept. 25
Tuesday Sep 25 2012
Jeff Wilks, a professor of accountancy in the Marriott School of Management, will speak Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center for a Brigham Young University campus devotional.
BYU Honored as ‘Changemaker Campus’
Monday Sep 24 2012
Brigham Young University has been designated a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U. Ashoka U, a subset of the international nonprofit organization Ashoka, is an initiative set forth to promote social entrepreneurship in universities. BYU was named for its ability to produce influential students who make a difference on a local and a global stage. Nineteen universities, including BYU, around the world are honored with this status.
Global Business and Literacy Minor Announced
Wednesday Sep 19 2012
In an effort to attract, develop and place more men and women in the international business landscape, the Marriott School of Management has joined with the Brigham Young University College of Humanities to announce the global business and literacy minor beginning Fall Semester 2012.
BYU Professor Receives Prestigious Stevie Award
Tuesday Sep 18 2012
The best in film vie for the Oscars and the best in television strive for an Emmy. But what do the world's best businesses compete for? The Stevie Awards.
BYU Continues to Move Up in Latest U.S. News Rankings
Overall ranking improves three more spots to 68th Wednesday Sep 12 2012
Brigham Young University continued its upward surge in the U.S. News' annual Best Colleges rankings released this morning, jumping up another three spots to 68th among all national universities.
Supply Chain Student Receives Richter Scholarship
Monday Sep 10 2012
This past spring, Marriott School of Management student Chris Huntington, a senior from Littleton, Colo., was named an R. Gene Richter Scholarship recipient, becoming the first Brigham Young University student to earn the most nationally recognized award in supply chain management.
Marriott School Professor Presented with BYU’s Top Award
Two Others Also Honored Thursday Sep 06 2012
Three members of the Marriott School of Management's faculty and staff were honored at Brigham Young University's annual University Conference on August 20. The university's most prestigious faculty award was presented to finance professor J. Michael Pinegar. Associate accounting professor Cassy Budd and MBA program assistant Christine Roundy were also recognized.
An Asian Summer Experience
MPA student interns in China for U.S. Department of State Friday Aug 31 2012
Romney Institute students are willing to travel all over the world — even to China — to gain valuable experience through internships. Kate Baxter spent her summer interning for the Utah-Qinghai Eco Partnership, a young organization in central China.
BYU Teams Win Big External Business Competitions
Monday Aug 06 2012
Brigham Young University students know what it takes to create a successful company, and they have the results to prove it.
New Peery Social Entrepreneurship Research Fellows Announced
Thursday Aug 02 2012
The Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance has named Brigham Young University professors Chris Mattson and David Wiley as research fellows in the Peery Social Entrepreneurship program. As fellows, Mattson and Wiley will apply their expertise in research and innovations within the field of social entrepreneurship.
BYU Accountancy Professor Receives Two Research Grants
Tuesday Jul 24 2012
Steven M. Glover, professor and director of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy in the Marriott School of Management, recently received two independent academic research funding grants from the Center for Audit Quality to create academic research articles.
Patti Freeman to discuss "Intentional Recreation" at BYU forum July 17
Monday Jul 16 2012
Patti Freeman, chair of the Department of Recreation Management and Youth Leadership in the Marriott School at Brigham Young University, will give an address titled “Intentional Recreation and Things That Matter Most” at a forum Tuesday, July 17, at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Marriott School Names Lee Perry New Associate Dean
Thursday Jul 12 2012
Dean Gary Cornia of the Marriott School of Management announced the appointment of professor Lee Perry as a new associate dean for the school. Perry, the Sorensen Family Professor of Organizational Leadership and Strategy, will join Michael Thompson and Jim Stice as a third associate dean. Perry took on his new responsibilities in June.
NSA Names BYU a Cybersecurity National Center of Excellence
Monday Jul 02 2012
BYU has been recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic institutions in the area of cybersecurity education.
Forbes Names Provo Best Place for Business and Careers
Friday Jun 29 2012
Topping Forbes' 14th annual list of The Best Places for Business and Careers is Provo, Utah. "The $16 billion economy is thriving largely on the back of Brigham Young University," says the magazine.
Software Company Wins 2012 Business Plan Competition
More than $100,000 in prizes given to finalists Wednesday May 16 2012
This year’s Business Plan Competition at Brigham Young University proved one thing: student entrepreneurship throughout campus is alive and well. At the annual competition that recognizes the best student ventures, the team Autobid captured first place and won $50,000 in cash and in-kind services.
Accounting Students Take Second at Deloitte National Case Competition
Monday May 07 2012
A team of Marriott School of Management accounting students recently demonstrated their analytical and presentation abilities, taking second place and a $5,000 prize at the Deloitte National Audit Case Competition.