Exposure to Violence Leads to Unethical Behavior
Study by School of Accountancy's David Wood published in Journal of Business Ethics Wednesday Dec 02 2015
Coauthored by School of Accountancy professor David Wood, a study published in the Journal of Business Ethics found that exposure to human violence is strongly linked to an increase in cheating for monetary gain. In other words, violence may be making us less ethical.
All-Nighter Leads to Victory
BYU Students Take First in International Business Competition Tuesday Nov 24 2015
Months and hours of practice and preparation came down to two 25-minute presentations for a group of Marriott School of Management students at the International Business Case Competition. Thanks to some last-minute adjustments, all the work resulted in a first-place win at the competition, held on the campus of Northeastern University.
Baker Named Alumnus of the Year
Monday Nov 16 2015
The Romney Institute of Public Management named Bryce Baker, a senior adviser in the United States Office of Personnel Management, the 2015 N. Dale Wright Alumnus of the Year for his outstanding service in the federal government.
Entrepreneurship Program Rises in Ranking
Undergraduate program ranked No. 2, graduate program ranked No. 7 Tuesday Nov 10 2015
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate and graduate programs ranked No. 2 and No. 7, respectively, in The Princeton Review’s recent annual survey for Entrepreneur magazine.
MBA Students Win Adobe Analytics Challenge
Monday Nov 09 2015
Teams of BYU MBA students took first and third at the Adobe Analytics Competition recently. KSL covered the event, including video interviews with the winning team from the Marriott School.
BYU’s AIS Chapter Named Chapter of the Year
Thursday Oct 29 2015
They're not just the best in Utah or the best in the West; Brigham Young University's Association for Information Systems chapter has been recognized as the best in the world.
Walmart Executives Blitz Tanner Building
Wednesday Oct 28 2015
On any given day, the Tanner Building is abuzz with top recruiters interviewing students and hosting information sessions. The goal: to attract the interest of in-demand future Marriott School of Management graduates.
Rollins Center Holds Entrepreneurship Week
Friday Oct 23 2015
Brigham Young University students from across campus expanded and demonstrated their innovative talents during the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology’s fourth annual Entrepreneurship Week.
BYU MBA Program Holds No. 27 Ranking
Wednesday Oct 21 2015
PROVO, Utah — Oct. 20, 2015 — Brigham Young University’s MBA program recently earned the No. 27 spot from Bloomberg Businessweek, placing highly amongst the 177 business school programs included in the magazine’s 2015 full-time MBA rankings.
Fall Edition Now Available
Tuesday Oct 13 2015
The Fall 2015 edition of Marriott Alumni Magazine is now available online and on the magazine's iPad app. Here's a rundown of some of the stories you can find in the latest edition.
New Video Highlights Effort to End Poverty
Monday Oct 12 2015
With the help of talented interns from the Marriott School’s Ballard Center, Self-Reliance Services/Perpetual Education Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is empowering thousands of people throughout the world to become economically self-reliant.
Hail Mary Leads to Quiz Bowl Title
Thursday Oct 08 2015
The Brigham Young University football team converted two desperation passes last month in heart-stopping wins over Nebraska and Boise State. But in Las Vegas last month, there was another BYU team making magic on its own last-second Hail Mary.
SimpleCitizen Wins Big at Start Madness Competition
BYU student startup takes away $125,000 and audience choice. Friday Sep 25 2015
For a company with the word simple in its name, one Brigham Young University startup is addressing an issue—gaining U.S. citizenship—that is anything but easy.
Marriott School Welcomes New Professors
Friday Sep 11 2015
Five new faculty join the Marriott School of Management starting this fall, including four in the organizational leadership and strategy department and one in the School of Accountancy.
Vigil Ceremony Honors Lives Lost on 9/11
Thursday Sep 10 2015
Deep reverence will hush over campus Friday morning as members of the Brigham Young University community gather to honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.
BYU, Marriott School Highly Ranked
Wednesday Sep 09 2015
The undergraduate programs of the Marriott School of Management continue to get high marks from U.S. News and World Report, including a No. 34 overall ranking. The Marriott School’s accounting program is ranked No. 3, its international business program ranks No. 19 and the entrepreneurship program comes in at No. 23.
Forbes Ranks BYU MBA No. 21
Wednesday Sep 09 2015
The BYU MBA program's low costs and high salary return led to a top placement in Forbes' biennial rankings.
Professor Honored at University Conference
Friday Aug 28 2015
Colby Wright, assistant finance professor at the Marriott School of Management, received a Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellowship at Brigham Young University’s annual University Conference on August 24.
Violinist Phenom Receives Her Degree
Friday Aug 14 2015
Musician Lindsey Stirling joined around 200 of her classmates at Marriott School convocation Friday. Stirling, who graduated with a degree in therapeutic recreation, also performed her original number, "Take Flight," at the ceremony.
Albrecht Honored with Lifetime Service Award
Wednesday Aug 12 2015
Brigham Young University School of Accountancy professor W. Steve Albrecht was honored Wednesday with the American Accounting Association Lifetime Service Award for his more than 40 years’ worth of contributions to the accounting profession.