Finding Purpose Through Research
Wednesday Dec 11 2019
When Nate Burton reads books, magazines, or content on the internet, he's always looking for research opportunities.
Creating a Life of Social Innovation
Tuesday Dec 10 2019
When Hank Taylor graduated from BYU in 2013, he felt he had to choose just one focus. But like many other students trying to decide their future career, his interests spanned beyond just his economics major.
Changing the World of Roofing
Monday Dec 09 2019
When BYU students Todd Paskett and Grant Hagen sat next to each other at a workshop for a business competition in 2018, they had no idea how their lives were about to change.
MPA Students Receive Rumsfeld Foundation Grant
Saturday Dec 07 2019
Two BYU Marriott MPA graduates became recipients of the Rumsfeld Foundation Fellowship and received $10,000 along with priceless networking opportunities. Kathleen Nugent from New Paltz, New York, and Megdalynn Fisher from Spanish Fork, Utah, were nominated for the fellowship by their professor, Rob Christensen, and become two of twenty recipients in 2019.
The Lego Classroom: Where Everything is Awesome
Friday Dec 06 2019
By the time college starts, most students have gotten rid of their childhood toys. But for BYU Marriott’s Experience Design and Management (EXDM) program, professors encourage students to play with toys—in fact, it’s a requirement for one class.
BYU Army ROTC Cadets Win the 5th ROTC BDE Ranger Challenge
Thursday Dec 05 2019
Eleven cadets on the joint BYU and Utah Valley University Service First Battalion Ranger Challenge Team won the 5th ROTC Brigade Ranger Challenge at Camp Gruber Oklahoma, 1–3 November 2019.
Connecting Business with Healthcare
Wednesday Dec 04 2019
BYU alumni, students, and healthcare professionals attended the first ever BYU Healthcare Industry Network Conference held on 15 November 2019 at the Utah Valley Convention Center.
First Ever Career Paths in Real Estate Summit
Tuesday Dec 03 2019
The Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitor Center at BYU was buzzing with excitement as students networked with professionals during the first ever Career Paths in Real Estate Summit on Friday, 8 November 2019. The success of the event confirmed to organizers students’ enthusiasm to learn more about the business of real estate.
Chiefs of the BYU EMPA Program
Monday Dec 02 2019
Being a police chief is a challenging position to hold, but BYU Marriott helped prepare Darren Paul, Chad Soffe, and Chris Autry to serve the communities they love. The skills, lessons, and experiences these police chiefs gained in the EMPA program provided the tools they needed to be successful in their jobs.
From Song to Strategy
Thursday Nov 28 2019
At first glance, musical theater, business strategy, and chemistry don’t seem to have much in common, but BYU Marriott senior strategy student Connor Workman thinks the three pursuits are more similar than you might think.
Doral Vance Awarded MPA Alumnus of the Year Award
Wednesday Nov 27 2019
The Romney Institute of Public Service & Ethics honored 1980 BYU Marriott MPA graduate Doral Vance, manager and chief investigator of the Utah State Tax Commission’s Criminal Investigation Unit, with the 2019 N. Dale Wright Alumnus of the Year Award. The award was presented to Vance at the annual alumnus luncheon held at the Harmon Continuing Education Building on 15 November 2019.
A Brief with Lasting Ideas
Wednesday Nov 27 2019
As vaping becomes an increasingly popular activity among young adults, BYU student Cade Hyde is dedicating his time to curbing the epidemic that he believes plagues his generation.
It Takes a Village
Tuesday Nov 26 2019
As the titleholder for the most family friendly MBA program for the fourteenth year in a row, BYU Marriott works to cultivate an environment that helps students balance both their rigorous coursework and their families. With seventy percent of BYU MBA students married, BYU's Master of Business Administration Spouse Association (MBASA) connects spouses of MBA students with a built-in network and support system of others in similar life circumstances.
BYU Hosts First-Ever Silicon Slopes BYU Marriott MBA School Career Fair
Tuesday Nov 26 2019
More than three hundred students and nearly thirty companies participated in the first-ever Silicon Slopes BYU Marriott MBA Student Career Fair.
Living the Dream
Friday Nov 22 2019
For Colonel Frederick Thaden, his selection as the department chair of BYU Marriott’s Department of Aerospace Studies, also known as BYU Air Force ROTC Detachment 855, is a dream come true.
Skateboarding and Business
Thursday Nov 21 2019
At the age of thirty-six, Marc de Schweinitz strapped on his helmet and barreled down the half-pipe on his skateboard for the first time in fifteen years. This one-of-a-kind BYU Marriott alum chases his dreams, whether on a skateboard or in the office.
Movers, Shakers, and Innovators of Tomorrow
BYU Marriott Alum Named Forbes Under 30 Scholar Wednesday Nov 20 2019
BYU Marriott student Demitri Haddad was recently named a Forbes Under 30 Scholar for 2019 and attended the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit. There he joined an elite group of 1,000 college students from around the country who represent the movers and shakers, innovators, and leaders of tomorrow.
Inside the Suit
Wednesday Nov 20 2019
In 1965, Ken Driggs was in his second year of graduate school. When he wasn't juggling his school responsibilities, Driggs hid his identity as he pulled on the cougar suit and transformed into Cosmo.
BYU MBA Students Win 2019 Adobe Analytics Challenge
Tuesday Nov 19 2019
Three BYU Marriott MBA students recently took home the $35,000 first-place prize at the 2019 Adobe Analytics Challenge in San Jose, California.
'Google' Taylor, A Lifetime Obsession With Learning
Wednesday Nov 13 2019
BYU Marriott alum, aspiring pig farmer, and current adjunct teacher Scott Taylor is obsessed with learning.