Focusing Social Innovation in Nation’s Backyard
Friday Nov 18 2011
Social innovators usually focus their attention on foreign countries. But for at least one Brigham Young University student participating in the Peery Film Festival, social innovation is just as important domestically.
Indiana University Wins Business Language Case Competition
Wednesday Nov 16 2011
Competing against nine other teams, Indiana University took top honors at BYU's fifth Business Language Case Competition. This year the event, held Nov. 11, challenged students to apply their Spanish skills to critical business decisions.
Marriott School Unveils George E. Stoddard Honor Wall
Tuesday Nov 15 2011
Members of the George E. Stoddard family along with Marriott School administrators and faculty gathered at the unveiling of a display in the Tanner Building honoring George and his wife, Elma. The wall is a tribute to their generosity in the form of prizes and awards, which will benefit Marriott School students for years to come.
Executive Director of Utah Department of Commerce Receives Wright Alumni Award
Monday Nov 14 2011
Brigham Young University's Romney Institute of Public Management awarded Francine Giani, executive director of the Utah Department of Commerce, with its 2011 N. Dale Wright Distinguished Alumni Award. The award is one of the most esteemed accolades given by the Institute and was presented to Giani at a luncheon last Friday in her honor.
Two New Student Exchange Programs Announced for Winter 2012
Thursday Nov 10 2011
Although the Earth isn't expanding, the opportunities for students to explore it are growing with the announcement of two new international exchange programs through the Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University.
ROTC Team Wins Ranger Challenge
Monday Nov 07 2011
Brigham Young University's Army ROTC team triumphed once again in the annual Ranger Challenge competition, making this the 28th time BYU's team has won first place in the past 30 years.
Winners of First Walmart Business Case Competition Announced
Monday Oct 31 2011
The details made the difference as judges chose the winning team of the inaugural Walmart Business Case Competition held at Brigham Young University on Sept. 29.
Career Initiative Boosts Job Placement
Friday Oct 28 2011
This year hundreds more Marriott School of Management graduates were hired than in 2010, resulting from an intensified focus on placement and a slowly recovering economy. Placement rates increased by 14 percent for graduate degrees and five percent for undergraduate degrees in 2011, reaching 91 percent and 76 percent, respectively.
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.