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  • Slaying the Dragon Thursday Jan 17 2019

    After decades of leadership roles in successful businesses, Kevin Sayer was no stranger to the expectations placed upon C-suite executives, but when he had to make television appearances as president and CEO of Dexcom, he found himself in unfamiliar territory. Luckily, it was not Sayer's first foray into unfamiliar territory, and he knew his next step might require a bit of humility.

  • Trial by Fire Wednesday Jan 16 2019

    JaLee Clarke knows firsthand how difficult it can be to face life's challenges. However, these experiences have prepared Clarke to thrive in her BYU Marriott position and enabled her to help others who are in need.

  • Inclusivity: Coming to a Resort Near You Tuesday Jan 15 2019

    From 2014 to 2015, approximately 26 million people with disabilities traveled to leisure destinations in the United States. However, few of those vacation destinations actively make their experiences available to disabled individuals. A team of nine therapeutic recreation and management (TRM) students and four professors from the BYU Marriott School of Business have set out on a mission to change that.

  • Cracking the Code Monday Jan 14 2019

    The United States has more than half a million open computing jobs, yet just fifty thousand students graduated in computer science last year. A team of BYU students set out to take advantage of that disparity.

  • A Dragon Born in a Stream Friday Jan 11 2019

    Sunnie Giles grew up catching river salamanders in her small South Korean farming town while dreaming of someday attending college. Though her parents were unwilling to support her pursuit of higher level education, she didn’t let that stop her. 

  • Good vs. Evil: How heroes and villains affect the food you buy Heroes on packaging can make vice food seem less harmful to consumers Thursday Jan 10 2019

    A new BYU study finds the battle between good and evil is being waged in our food packaging, and we are paying the price because of it, both in terms of health and money.

  • Head Sherpa Leads Students to MBA Summit Thursday Jan 10 2019

    Jesse Myrick decided to come to the BYU Marriott MBA program to open doors in his career. However, Myrick got a lot more than a career launch out of his MBA education.

  • The Na├»ve Yes Wednesday Jan 09 2019

    Business leaders need to be able to act in spite of fear. At a recent Power Panel hosted by BYU Marriott’s MBA Women in Management Club, speaker Liz Wiseman encouraged those in attendance to do this by saying yes—fast. She calls this approach “the naïve yes.” 

  • BYU Marriott MBA Program Reaches New Heights Tuesday Jan 08 2019

    The BYU Marriott School of Business has added a new No. 1 ranking to its collection, climbing to No. 1 for Best MBA for Human Resources on The Princeton Review's list of Best Business Schools for 2019.

  • BYU Marriott Welcomes Its New Dean Brigitte Madrian Began Term 1 January Monday Jan 07 2019

    After six months of anticipation, Brigham Young University finally welcomes its newest dean. On 1 January 2019, Brigitte C. Madrian began her tenure as dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.

  • Passing the Internship Torch Wednesday Dec 19 2018

    Students at the BYU Marriott School of Business are not strangers to the idea of networking with their peers, but this year the Global Supply Chain Association is taking it to a new level. Seniors in the global supply chain program are working to change the internship game in a way that will benefit their peers and future students.

  • Boosted by Immersion Tuesday Dec 18 2018

    When Sydni Dunn came to BYU, she embraced the idea of "entering to learn." The entrepreneurial management student immersed herself in countless opportunities that would ultimately prepare her to "go forth to serve."

  • Preparing Future Game Changers Monday Dec 17 2018

    For some courses, studying out of a book and memorizing concepts are the only ways to learn; but for a future in international business, BYU Marriott School of Business professor Lee Daniels prefers to prepare his students with experience in presenting themselves and their ideas.

  • BYU Marriott Hosts First-Ever Strategy Professionals Conference Friday Dec 14 2018

    Clayton Christensen and Domo CEO Josh James highlight the first-ever BYU Strategy Professionals Conference.

  • Soaring Above International CFA Exam Averages Thursday Dec 13 2018

    BYU Marriott offers several resources that help BYU students pass the Certified Financial Analyst Program exams at rates well above worldwide averages.

  • All About People Wednesday Dec 12 2018

    Rachel McDougal has heard all kinds of HR stereotypes, but make no mistake: she's no Toby Flenderson.

  • GMC Partners with World Trade Center Utah Tuesday Dec 11 2018

    Thanks to the Global Management Center's partnership with World Trade Center Utah, students will work with executives of local companies, performing an in-depth, product-specific analysis of global markets.

  • Five New Professors Join BYU Marriott Monday Dec 03 2018

    The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes five new faculty members to three different departments.

  • High Adventure Equals Right Returns Sunday Dec 02 2018

    New experience design and therapeutic recreation students cultivated new relationships with professors and peers during an outdoor adventure.

  • Thriving Through Trials Saturday Dec 01 2018

    Maddie Hunt, office manager at the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, has blossomed in evolving environments throughout her life.