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  • One Man and a Craving Thursday Mar 07 2019

    With a line out the door every morning, a feature in a Food Network series, and an astonishing recipe, it’s no wonder Hruska’s Kolaches, a pastry bakery in Provo, Utah, continues to see its fame rise.


  • Professor Receives Award for Outstanding Contribution to IS Education Tuesday Mar 05 2019

    From the comfort of his office, BYU Marriott School of Business information systems professor James Gaskin has taken on some of the most difficult concepts in statistics and taught them to a global audience.


  • Thought Leader Receives Cornia Award Tuesday Mar 05 2019

    University of North Carolina public administration professor Leisha DeHart-Davis reconnected with longtime research colleagues—now current BYU Marriott School of Business faculty—when she spoke as award recipient of this year’s Gary C. Cornia Lecture Series.


  • Impressive Research Plus Outstanding Academic Service Equals Lifetime Achievement Award Friday Mar 01 2019

    With his impactful research record, years of academic service, and distinguished publication history, BYU Marriott School of Business Associate Dean Steve Glover was an obvious choice for the Outstanding Audit Educator Award.


  • Creating a More Inclusive Environment Thursday Feb 28 2019

    When the BYU Marriott Inclusion Committee spoke to students about their experiences in the business school, the group discovered something: students wanted to develop inclusive attitudes that they could carry with them into the workplace.


  • Excusez Moi, No Need to Pardon our French Team Wednesday Feb 27 2019

    BYU's French language team made no apologies at the Whitmore Global Management Center's annual Business Language Case Competition held during the fall 2018 semester, taking first place in the brand-new French category.


  • Six Wins For Nonprofit Minor Students in Orlando Monday Feb 25 2019

    Every year the BYU Marriott School of Business nonprofit management minor program sends students to the Alliance Management Institute Conference in Orlando, Florida, to participate in case studies, interviews, speakers, and competitions. Between the students' work ethic outside of class and BYU Marriott's nonprofit program classes, the students prepared to win big this year in Orlando.


  • A Career of Inspiring Connections Thursday Feb 14 2019

    From her college years on, Rose Palmer has connected people, organizations, and communities—leaving them stronger than they were before. When she was a student at BYU, she grew BYU Women's Conference seven-fold. Palmer is now back as a staff member, connecting students to the BYU Marriott School of Business Ballard Center through her position as event coordinator.


  • Creative Tech Events with a Side of Cake Monday Feb 11 2019

    Finding a degree that encompasses everything a student wants in a career can be hard. Lisa Stringham, who was looking for a business core and a creative outlet, found the Department of Experience Design and Management program at BYU Marriott had a lot to offer.


  • BYU MBA Prepared Student Team for National Competition Thursday Feb 07 2019

    Four BYU Marriott School MBA students took first place at the 12th Annual National Case Competition in Ethical Leadership at Baylor University. The competition, held 8-9 November, 2018, in Waco, Texas, is designed to advance the development of ethical leaders through experiential learning.


  • Seizing the Day Monday Feb 04 2019

    Balancing personal passions with demanding coursework is an art that can take years to perfect. But BYU Marriott MAcc alum James Bounous did just that, building a successful academic career while starring in roles such as Quasimodo from Hunchback of Notre Dame and Jack Kelly in Newsies on some of Utah's most popular stages.


  • Constructing New Horizons at New Haven Thursday Jan 31 2019

    Two women from BYU Marriott's therapeutic recreation major have teamed up to help adolescent girls strengthen themselves and themselves and their families.


  • Five Years of Finance Wednesday Jan 30 2019

    The finance department has grown leaps and bounds since becoming a major in 2013.


  • Study: Collaborative video games could increase office productivity Monday Jan 28 2019

    Move over trust falls and ropes courses, turns out playing video games with coworkers is the real path to better performance at the office.


  • Hired for a Purpose Friday Jan 25 2019

    Normally recent graduates aren’t involved in redesigning a global company’s entire shipping system, but Melissa Nielsen isn’t a normal recent graduate. Her degree in Global Supply Chain Management allowed her to skip the learning curve and start making a difference immediately.


  • Filling the Medical CFO Gap Thursday Jan 24 2019

    Most people would balk at the hefty amount of financial expertise required to run a medical practice. But Benjamin Green, CPA, CMA, has successfully been helping medical and dental offices run their businesses since his graduation from BYU Marriott’s School of Accountancy in 2016.


  • A Curiosity-Driven Career Thursday Jan 24 2019

    BYU Marriott School of Business students often graduate with a desire to change the world, but this dream isn’t always realized on the first job out the door. Making a difference takes time, but BYU Marriott Accounting alum Charmaine White can attest that it’s possible—and worth the wait. 


  • On its own, Trump admin's price disclosure policy unlikely to help curb drug prices Wednesday Jan 23 2019

    The Trump administration’s proposal to require pharmaceutical companies to publish drug prices in TV ads is unlikely to help control drug prices, according to a co-authored BYU study published Jan. 22 in JAMA Internal Medicine.


  • BYU Prototyping Event Connects Entrepreneurs and Engineers Wednesday Jan 23 2019

    BYU entrepreneurs and engineers recently came together to bring six innovative ideas to life during a thirty-hour rapid prototyping fest known as Prototype-a-palooza.


  • Cadet-Run Honor Guard Teaches Leadership and Responsibility Friday Jan 18 2019

    Air Force ROTC cadets typically take on additional responsibility compared to traditional college students, and cadets in BYU Marriott’s Air Force ROTC program are no different. From getting up early for training to attending extra classes, cadets don’t have much free time on their hands. However, every semester approximately forty BYU Marriott cadets also elect to join the newly organized honor guard and use what extra time they do have to set a high standard for other students and compete around the country.