Social Innovator of the Year Award Given to Journalist
Wednesday Apr 18 2012
The Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance recently presented the Social Innovator of the Year award to David Bornstein, an author and New York Times journalist who reports on high impact solutions for social problems around the world.
Sheila Bair Honored as 2012 Administrator of the Year
Tuesday Apr 17 2012
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University honored Sheila C. Bair as its 2012 Administrator of the Year for her management of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the recent economic downturn.
TEDxBYU Energizes Students
Monday Apr 16 2012
The event that took Brigham Young University's campus by storm last year returned in 2012 just as strong. This year's TEDxBYU conference was jam-packed with inspiring speakers, a webcast and an energetic crowd.
Glover Named New School of Accountancy Chair
Friday Apr 13 2012
Marriott School of Management Dean Gary Cornia announced the appointment of Steven M. Glover as chair of the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy. He will assume the position beginning May 1, succeeding Kevin Stocks, who was chair for nine years.
BYU MBA Students Win ACG Cup Competition
Monday Apr 09 2012
A team of Brigham Young University MBA students bested teams from other Utah schools by winning first place and $5,000 at this year's Association for Corporate Growth Cup Competition in Salt Lake City.
Graduate Competition Aims to Improve Social Organization
Friday Apr 06 2012
Graduate students from across the country gathered at Brigham Young University to create solutions for problems facing social organizations in the second annual Innovation in Social Entrepreneurship Case Competition.
Internationally Minded MBAs Named 2012 Eccles Scholars
Thursday Apr 05 2012
The Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University announced 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.
Budgeting Backfires – Shoppers Unconsciously Spend More When Trying to Limit Costs
Wednesday Apr 04 2012
Setting a price limit when shopping often backfires, according to new research from Brigham Young University and Emory University marketing professors. The study found that merely thinking about prices leaves you likely to spend more than you would otherwise.
Management Society Establishes Chapter in Singapore
Tuesday Apr 03 2012
Since 1977 the Brigham Young University Management Society has made an impact throughout the world by promoting moral and ethical leadership. This winter that impact grew to include another branch in Asia. Lee Radebaugh, director of the Whitmore Global Management Center/BYU CIBER, traveled to Singapore to help establish the nation's first chapter.
MBA Students Win Stoddard Prize
Monday Apr 02 2012
Twenty-one Brigham Young University MBA finance students received a significant return on investment by being awarded the George E. Stoddard Prize, which comes with a cash award of $2,000. This year 10 second-year and 11 first-year students received the honor.
BYU’s Accounting Program Leads Best Schools in CPA Exam Pass Rate
Thursday Mar 29 2012
The focus of BYU's accounting program is to prepare its students to be successful in the profession. Before that objective can be accomplished, however, they must first meet the qualifications to enter the field. A recent statistic — CPA exam pass rate — reveals that BYU is doing this better than any of the other top-10 accounting programs.
Student-Run VC Fund Turns 15x Profit on Investment
Wednesday Mar 28 2012
Brigham Young University MBA students have accomplished what some investors only dream of: selling their investment with a return of nearly 15 times the original cost.
Marriott School Associate Dean Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
15 faculty and administrators also honored Tuesday Mar 27 2012
James D. Stice, associate dean, received the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award, the highest distinction from the Marriott School of Management at its annual awards night. Another 15 faculty, staff and administrators were also honored at the event.
Financial Times Rates BYU HR and Accounting Teaching No. One
Wednesday Mar 21 2012
The Brigham Young University MBA program has two big reasons to celebrate with the Financial Times rating both human resources and accounting teaching number one worldwide. The Times' teaching rank comes from a survey of alumni. The London-based paper also ranked BYU's MBA program 98th in its Global MBA Ranking 2012.
Investments taking over donations with Impact Investing
Friday Mar 16 2012
A group of Brigham Young University finance students are finding unique ways to use their investing skills while helping those in poverty worldwide.
MBA Students Hit High Mark at National Competition
Wednesday Mar 14 2012
A team of MBA students from Brigham Young University received second place and a $1,000 cash prize at the 2012 Wharton MBA Buyout Case Competition, beating out other top Ivy League and international schools. The high-profile competition, which took place in Philadelphia, tested graduate students on their leveraged buyout knowledge.
BYU Business and Law Schools Both Among Top 40, U.S. News says
Other BYU grad programs rank well too Tuesday Mar 13 2012
Brigham Young University’s law and business schools are both among the Top 40 in the country, according to the latest U.S.News & World Report graduate school rankings, released today.
Romney Institute Hosts Fairs for Job-Seeking Students
Local government, nonprofit fairs put students in the spotlight Friday Mar 09 2012
In the typical search for jobs and internships, students seek out the company. The Romney Institute of Public Management, however, is finding ways to bring companies' recruiters to students.
BYU CIBER Hosts Third Annual High School Business Language Competition
Thursday Mar 08 2012
Students from Utah high schools along the Wasatch Front tested their language and business skills in the third annual High School Language Competition hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center/BYU CIBER and the Center for the Study of Europe at Brigham Young University.
Book Outlines Methods for Reducing Recidivism
Wednesday Mar 07 2012
When it comes to preventing criminals from returning to crime, successful methods can be hard to come by. A Marriott School of Management professor has teamed up with RealVictory, a recidivism reducing program, to publish a book that looks at solutions to the social problem.