Women Helping Women in Entrepreneurship
Wednesday Jul 10 2019
The Ballard Center's Social Venture Academy works to solve social issues across the globe, and recent participants seem to be setting a new trend in social entrepreneurship—women helping women.
Count, Sing, Lift, Repeat
Tuesday Jul 09 2019
BYU Marriott School of Accountancy alumna Jennifer Notley packs school lunches, washes never-ending piles of dirty clothes, drives children to soccer practice, and ensures that the needs of her family of five are taken care of. At first glance, Notley doesn't seem much different from many other mothers. But what you don't know is that she's also a singer and songwriter, vocal coach, fitness instructor, and CPA—all at the same time.
LeBaron Appointed as New Chair of Management
Tuesday Jul 02 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian announced the appointment of Curtis LeBaron as the new chair for the Department of Management. LeBaron began his new role on 1 June. LeBaron takes over for John Bingham, who recently began his role as an associate dean at BYU Marriott.
New Deans Announced
John Bingham named associate dean; Eric Teel named administrative dean Monday Jul 01 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian has announced the appointments of John Bingham as an associate dean and Eric Teel in the newly created position of administrative dean. These assignments took effect on 1 July.
Gearing Up for Greatness
Monday Jul 01 2019
Juniors from the BYU Marriott ROTC program who are now attending Advanced Camp, a thirty-one-day training event held at Fort Knox, Kentucky, were given a practice during field training conducted in St. George, Utah. Cadets must complete Advanced Camp in order to receive a commission in the army
Merrill Appointed New Finance Chair
Friday Jun 28 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian appointed Craig Merrill as the new chair of the finance department.
From Classroom Concept to Thriving Company
Friday Jun 28 2019
Dissembled computer mice, parts of a camera, and batteries scattered everywhere are not typical under-the-bed clutter, but for Bryan Brittain, his childhood floor was littered with the evidence of an inventive mind. Putting that mind to work, Brittain is now co-founder of Thrive Smart Systems, an innovative landscaping company, which has claimed over $85,000 in competition earnings.
UAVs, Engineering, and Ethics
Thursday Jun 27 2019
Undergraduates typically don’t have to worry about fulfilling a contract with the Department of Defense (DOD) managing a drone company’s mistakes. But that’s exactly what BYU Marriott students Scott Williams and Griffin Holt spent a weekend in Maryland doing.
Doug Prawitt Named School of Accountancy's New Director
Thursday Jun 27 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian appointed Doug Prawitt as the new director of BYU Marriott’s School of Accountancy. Prawitt began his tenure as director on 15 June 2019.
Wednesday Jun 26 2019
Standing on Utah Beach, each senior cadet told the story of a soldier or civilian involved in the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II. Cadets told these stories in the first person while looking at the battlefield on which American soldiers fought for the liberation of France seventy-five years ago.
GMC Hosts Seventh High-School Business Language Competition
Tuesday Jun 25 2019
More than one hundred high school students from around the state of Utah participated in the seventh annual Business Language Competition held by BYU Marriott’s Whitmore Global Management Center.
Viewing pornography at work increases unethical behavior on the job
Monday Jun 24 2019
New research discovers employees who view pornography aren’t just costing companies millions of dollars in wasted time, they’re causing harm to the company.
BYU Marriott Team Wins the VCIC
Friday Jun 21 2019
BYU Marriott sent five students to Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, for the Venture Capital and Investment Competition (VCIC). For the second year in a row, BYU came out on top, winning both the regional and national competitions of the event.
Thursday Jun 20 2019
When reading Troy Carpenter’s resume, the words commercial real estate can’t be found. However, this finance research associate advises over five hundred members of the BYU Real Estate Club and does everything in his power to help BYU Marriott students succeed.
The Asia Experience
Wednesday Jun 19 2019
During the 2019 spring term, BYU Marriott experience design and management student Lindsey Sampson river rafted in Thailand, visited the great mountains of Nepal, and climbed the Great Wall of China—all for school credit. For Sampson, the ExDM program’s first-ever study abroad was the trip of a lifetime.
Tuesday Jun 18 2019
While many parents teach their children to ride a bike or tie their shoes, Jennifer Scherbel’s parents taught her to run a business.
Ask—Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain
Friday Jun 14 2019
Emily Codling knows what she wants and chases each enticing opportunity that comes her way. From running events in New York City to managing programs at Yale University, this BYU Marriott recreational management alumna accomplishes what she sets her mind to. The secret to living your dreams, she says, is asking for the opportunity to do so.
Catalyst for Change Shakes Up Governments and Universities
Thursday Jun 13 2019
BYU Marriott MPA alumnus Scott Sellers had no idea his education would land him a career in local government. Now he is inspiring change across the country through his efforts to connect university students to the world of civics.
Grit and Gratitude
Wednesday Jun 12 2019
For what feels like the hundredth time that day, BYU Marriott AFROTC cadet Jason Draper, dressed in full uniform and carrying a fifty-pound pack, runs in dirt, mud, gravel, and snow. He doesn't know how far he's going or when he'll stop. All he knows is to keep going—as fast as he can. This training is known as selection—a week of intense, nonstop training necessary to become a combat rescue officer—and Draper of Palm Bay, Florida, has been determined to attend selection since his first day in the ROTC program.
Legacy of a Legend
Tuesday Jun 11 2019
Climbing the tallest mountains in the world, running a marathon, learning to fly, and doing research in Uganda are incredible feats on their own—and BYU Marriott professor Stacy Taniguchi has done them all. "This is a life to thrive," he teaches his students. Retiring from BYU Marriott after eighteen years, Taniguchi will be remembered for his adventure-filled stories and inspirational advice.