Top 10 Marriott School Stories of 2016
Wednesday Dec 28 2016
The BYU Marriott School had another year full of achievements. Here's a list of our top stories of 2016.
Study Ties Loan Amounts to Tuition Increases
Tuesday Dec 27 2016
Research by Marriott School finance professor Taylor Nadauld finds schools increase sticker-price tuition sixty cents for every dollar of subsidized loans available.
BYU Places Second in Ethics Competition
Wednesday Dec 14 2016
In a twenty-three-hour turnaround, a team of four MBA students won second place and $1,500 in Baylor University’s Business Ethics Case Competition
BYU Students Achieve Top Scores
Thursday Dec 01 2016
Accountancy students Cory Hinds and Kim Chi Pham earned high honors by ranking in the top ten nationally among takers of the CMA exam.
Sub for Santa at the Marriott School
Tuesday Nov 29 2016
Maybe you're not sporting a fluffy white beard or a big red coat, but this holiday season you can play Santa for local families in need.
Romney Institute Awards Alumnus of the Year
Tuesday Nov 22 2016
Steve Thacker, city manager of Centerville, Utah, was honored for his legacy of exceptional management in governmental positions for over the past thirty years.
Entrepreneurship Programs Tops in U.S.
Thursday Nov 17 2016
BYU students' 422 companies and $719 million in funding raised in the last five years are just two ways the entrepreneurship program is ranked one of the strongest in the nation.
MBA Program Climbs Rankings
Wednesday Nov 16 2016
Brigham Young University’s MBA program has been ranked No. 23 in the country by Bloomberg Businessweek, up four spots from last year's ranking. The placement marks the third-straight year the program has finished in the top thirty nationally.
Biz Language Case Encourages Connections
Tuesday Nov 15 2016
Nine teams from six universities came together in a unique case competition that showcases foreign language skills in a business environment.
Changemaker Film Competition Shares Solutions
Wednesday Oct 26 2016
BYU alumna Emily Brand won the Ballard Center's first Changemaker Film Competition for her short documentary depicting one social innovator's work to combat hunger.
BYU Student Entrepreneurs Go Big
Thursday Oct 20 2016
Football training compression shirts, mobile ultrasounds, wearable chairs, worm poop, and bathroom apps—the stakes were high for students presenting some of the most creative ideas The Big Idea Pitch has ever seen.
Dunn Receives Alumni Achievement Award
Accounting alum delivers remarks during Homecoming Week Friday Oct 14 2016
Samuel C. Dunn, former senior vice president for Walmart and 1982 BYU accounting alumnus, was honored with the Marriott School of Management Alumni Achievement Award and delivered remarks to several hundred spectators in the Tanner Building on 14 October.
Josh Romney Advises MPA Students on Working with Nonprofits
Wednesday Oct 12 2016
Josh Romney, president of CharityVision International, spoke to MPA students on 6 October about how to avoid doing harm when trying to do good.
Professor Talks Ethics on CNBC
Romney Institute's Brad Agle comments on recent comments by CEOs on Capitol Hill Monday Sep 26 2016
Brad Agle, George W. Romney Endowed Professor, spoke with CNBC recently on recent controversies surrounding Wells Fargo and Mylan.
Alum Named to Fortune 40 Under 40
Thursday Sep 22 2016
Qualtrics CEO and Marriott School of Management alum Ryan Smith was tabbed in Fortune's annual ranking of the most influential young people in business.
U.S. News Ranks Marriott School
Tuesday Sep 13 2016
When it comes to getting a superb education for a reasonable cost, BYU again ranks as one of the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Marriott School Welcomes New Faculty
Monday Sep 12 2016
Nine new faculty members joined the ranks of the Marriott School of Management as the 2016-17 school year began this month.
Advice From The Dean
Friday Aug 26 2016
Dean Lee Perry sat down for a Q&A to offer his thoughts on how Marriott School students can make the most out of their new semester.
Solving Telecommuting Team Issues
Thursday Aug 25 2016
New research from Cody Reeves, assistant professor of organizational leadership and strategy, can help leaders avoid headaches when telecommuters are on a team.
Zabriskie Named Leisure Sciences Fellow
Thursday Aug 18 2016
Ramon Zabriskie loves to get outdoors and have fun, but that doesn’t mean his career takes a hike. Seventeen years of teaching and dedicated research marked the trail for Zabriskie, a professor in the Department of Recreation Management, to become the department’s first elected fellow in the Academy of Leisure Sciences.