MBA Students Take Second at Global VCIC Event
Tuesday Jun 04 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business MBA students found themselves among elite company at the Venture Capital Investment Competition in April 2019, placing second overall.
Alumni Bring Home Six Sells Awards—the Most in School of Accountancy History
Monday Jun 03 2019
Last September, over ninety thousand of the brightest minds in accounting sat down to take a sixteen-hour-long exam to become certified public accountants. With less than fifty-eight percent of participants passing annually, six BYU Marriott School of Accountancy alumni stood out by acing all four sections of the CPA exam, the most in SOA history and from any one school in 2019. These alumni received the Elijah Watt Sells award, given only to those who score in the top percentile on all four sections of the exam on their first attempt.
International Business Model Competition Awards the Girls Co. First Prize
Friday May 31 2019
The Girls Co. hope this win will inspire other women to realize their entrepreneurial dreams.
BYU honors ultimate sacrifice of Major Brent Taylor
Taylor family announces new endowed scholarship for BYU political science students Thursday May 30 2019
The Brigham Young University Army ROTC honored Major Brent Taylor's life and legacy by adding his name to the Wilkinson Student Center Reflection Room's Memorial Wall.
From Moment to Masterpiece
Tuesday May 28 2019
Pointillism, or art created by many small dots that create a cohesive picture, can give insightful perspective on a student's journey. Both are composed of many occurrences that are inconsequential on their own but create a larger, more impactful experience when seen as a whole. BYU Marriott's experience design and management (ExDM) students received that piece of wisdom along with much more at the department's first-ever Senior Peak Experience.
BYU Marriott study: Effective incentives help people overcome procrastination
BYU Marriott School of Business dean finds incentives are key Tuesday May 07 2019
Researchers from Harvard, Yale and BYU Marriott have found a useful tool in overcoming procrastination when it comes to making financial decisions.
New Venture Challenge Wraps Up 2019 Miller Competition Series
Thursday Apr 25 2019
Three hundred million tons of plastic waste are produced each year, causing significant harm to wildlife and the environment, according the United Nations Environment Programme. Wanting to help solve this waste problem, four BYU students have developed a solution to this plastic predicament and took top honors along the way.
Closing Banquet Honors 2019 Achievements
Thursday Apr 25 2019
More than five hundred students, faculty, and alumni gathered at the Provo Marriott Hotel for the annual presentation of the Bateman Awards, which honor the students and professors who best exemplify the values of the BYU Marriott School of Business.
Social Innovation in a Speedy Way
Wednesday Apr 24 2019
While the hustle and bustle of big cities in America are characterized by taxis and Uber and Lyft vehicles, Madagasca's ubiquitous mode of travel looks very different.
Once abandoned BYU Marriott finance grad “pays it forward”
Tuesday Apr 23 2019
Born in a Thailand refugee camp and raised in Cambodia by her sister, Channika "Nika" Noun never expected to complete any kind of education. Now, she prepares to graduate from the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business.
By Her Bootstraps
Tuesday Apr 23 2019
When she first entered the Army ROTC program at BYU Marriott, Anna Hodge could only do seven push-ups. By holding herself to high expectations and unwavering dedication, Hodge became a highly skilled and valuable cadet who could do seventy push-ups by the time she finished the four-year program.
Buckwalter Award Honors MPA Students
Monday Apr 22 2019
Two remarkable BYU Marriott students were recently recognized for their outstanding performance in their internships by The Doyle W. Buckwalter Award. The winner, Aaron Shirley, and a finalist, Shantel Sanders, were presented with the award and a cash prize at the annual Alumnus of the Year luncheon.
UN Foundation Leader Receives Administrator of the Year Award
Friday Apr 19 2019
Kathy Calvin, president and director of the United Nations Foundation, was named 2019 Administrator of the Year by the Romney Institute of Public Management at the BYU Marriott School of Business.
A Life Dedicated to Making a Difference
Friday Apr 19 2019
Not many people stick to the dreams they had when they were five, but Kena Mathews has the opportunity on a daily basis to see her childhood calling to make a difference in the world become reality.
Leading the Marketers
Thursday Apr 18 2019
Growing up in Provo, marketing senior Emily Beukers wasn’t sure if she wanted to go to BYU or somewhere further away from home. However, once she entered the BYU Marriott School of Business, Beukers knew she belonged.
Addiction Made Me Stronger
Wednesday Apr 17 2019
Adopted from China by a family consumed by addiction, Ashley Howe, a senior at BYU Marriott, had a rough start to life straight out of the gate. Despite her challenges, she consistently overcame adversity and was recently recognized with the Global Supply Chain Outstanding Student faculty award.
A BYU Marriott Education Extends to Harvard
Tuesday Apr 16 2019
Deciding between two summer employment opportunities, especially two great organizations that seemed like a perfect fit, was the root of conflicting emotions for BYU Marriott student Autumn Clark.
The Long Road From Education to Career
Wednesday Apr 10 2019
As a child growing up in Recife, Brazil, Thiago Gomes, a finance major graduating in April 2019, never would have believed he would be studying in the BYU Marriott School of Business with a job offer in New York.
When Class Notes Pay Off
Tuesday Apr 09 2019
While many students are tempted to toss away class notes at the end of a school year, BYU MBA alum Jason Barron kept his and is actually making a profit from them.
Ten Students Named Hawes Scholar
Monday Apr 08 2019
BYU Marriott named ten MBA candidates 2019 Hawes Scholars, an honor that carries the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school and a cash award of $10,000.