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.
Everybody Needs a Buddee
Monday Jun 10 2019
Entrepreneurs often dream of successful business endeavors; however, BYU Marriott accounting senior Tate Laing's first business idea literally came to him in a dream.
Footprints in Government Lead the Next Generation
Wednesday Jun 05 2019
Rex Facer, a leader in prominent human resource research, presidential appointee, and oversea civic representative, has made a significant imprint in U.S. government. Now, this BYU Marriott associate professor of public service and ethics may change the entire organization of Utah County government as he serves as vice-chair of the newly formed Utah County Good Government Advisory Board.
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 Girl's 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.