BYU or Bust: Executive Students Willing to Travel
Thursday Mar 11 2010
Brett Sampson and Amy Labaugh know not to schedule many appointments on Tuesdays. On that day, all they can think about is boarding a shuttle from Rexburg, Idaho, to Salt Lake City. While the 234-mile trip may not be your average commute, students are increasingly willing to traverse mountains, airports and state lines to earn a graduate degree from the Marriott School of Management.
Taking Time to Serve
Marriott School students find ways to reach out Tuesday Feb 09 2010
Many students in the Marriott School of Management are busy juggling packed schedules filled with rigorous coursework and extracurriculars — but that doesn't stop them from setting the books aside to lend a helping hand. Here's a glance at service activities performed last semester by three student groups: the Marriott Undergraduate Student Association, Rotaract and Marriott On-Board.
Students Help Eagle Mountain Attract Businesses
Thursday Feb 04 2010
Six MPA students were featured in The Salt Lake Tribune for conducting an economic development study for Eagle Mountain.
Marriott School featured in Salt Lake Tribune
Monday Feb 01 2010
The Salt Lake Tribune takes an in-depth look at the Marriott School of Management in two stories printed Sunday, Jan. 31.
Romney Institute Hosts Its First-Ever Local Government Fair
Monday Jan 04 2010
BYU's Romney Institute will host its first-ever local government fair Thursday, 7 January, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will attract local government leaders from across Utah.
Biden Presents Baldrige Award to Marriott School Grad
Thursday Dec 24 2009
While the health care debate rages on Capitol Hill, Vice President Joe Biden recognized one Marriott School of Management graduate and his Colorado-based health care organization for low-cost, expert care. Rulon Stacey, CEO of the Poudre Valley Health System, accepted the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award on behalf of the system's physicians, staff and volunteers at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Dec. 2.
Angel Tree Spreads Christmas Cheer
Partnership with United Way Helps Utah County Kids Tuesday Dec 22 2009
It took a chorus of happy Whos to help Mr. Grinch find the true spirit of Christmas. At the Marriott School of Management, all it took was a festive tree and an invitation to give. In partnership with the United Way, the school's annual Angel Tree service project gave students, faculty and staff the opportunity to provide Christmas for needy children in Utah County.
Ethics Expert Joins Faculty of BYU’s Romney Institute
Friday Sep 25 2009
Ethical dilemmas occur almost daily in corporations and management: Should executives and employees go to a five-star restaurant to discuss the bankruptcy filings? Should city council members publish the minutes of closed-door meetings? Is it wise to promote an immediate family member in your company? If you want to know what one deep thinker on the subject thinks, ask Professor Brad Agle.
Marriott School Students Ramp up Experience to Compete
Friday Sep 11 2009
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there, and many college students wonder how they'll survive in an increasingly competitive job market. But this summer, hundreds of students at Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management equipped themselves with skills to get ahead by interning for some of the biggest names in business.
Grad Students Serve and Learn in Africa
Tuesday Sep 08 2009
Taking three weeks in the beginning of the summer to fly across the world to an exotic country seems more like a vacation than a pedagogical tool. But for a handful of Marriott School students, this adventure did more than just entertain — it exposed them to another corner of the world that needed their services.
The Ups and Downs of Landing Your Dream Job
BYU researcher finds meaningful work often requires sacrifices Thursday Aug 13 2009
To do what you love and get paid for it sounds like a dream job — right? A new study by a Brigham Young University public management professor found that landing your dream job might not be the walk in the park you picture. It's probably more like a day at the zoo, and that's not necessarily all good.
BYU Grad Students Use Break to Help Small Businesses
MBAs and MPAs consult with social entrepreneurs in six countries Monday Jul 20 2009
Instead of getting an early start on summer boating or hiking, more than twenty Brigham Young University MBA and MPA students spent their free time improving small businesses around the world.
Arizona’s Deputy Auditor General Counsels Grads
Friday May 29 2009
Bill Thomson, recipient of the Administrator of the Year Award, received a standing ovation at the annual MPA graduation dinner when he shared thoughts on the lessons learned from decades of public service.
U.S. News Ranks BYU's Business and Law Schools in Top 50
Reuben Clark Law School up five spots; Marriott School retains highest rank ever received Monday Apr 27 2009
Brigham Young University's business and law schools are among the top 50 in the United States, reports U.S. News & World Report in its "America's Best Graduate Schools" issue, on sale Monday, April 26. Other BYU graduate programs and specialties rank in the top 100 in their categories.
School of Accountancy Director Named 2009 Outstanding Faculty
15 Others Recognized for Service to the School Thursday Apr 16 2009
The Marriott School of Management honored Kevin D. Stocks with its highest faculty distinction, the Outstanding Faculty Award, at the annual Marriott School Awards Night on April 3. Along with Stocks, 15 other individuals were recognized at the banquet for their contributions to the school.
Students Jump On Boards
Marriott School students serve with local nonprofits Friday Jan 16 2009
A new program at Brigham Young University is giving graduate students the chance to become board members of nonprofits in Utah Valley.
Romney Institute Welcomes New Faculty Member
Tuesday Jan 13 2009
Before Eva Witesman had even moved into her office, she already had faculty members making her feel a part of the program with friendly knocks on the door, Christmas cards, and lunch dates.
When innovation hurts: BYU study shows overseas franchises should stick to the plan
Monday Jan 05 2009
Innovating a franchise to fit local conditions may actually lead to less growth, shows a new study from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management.
BYU-TV to Premiere George Romney Documentary
Wednesday Oct 01 2008
"The Romney Code: The Life and Ethics of George W. Romney" will premiere on BYU Television Monday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. MDT. The premiere will include the 30-minute documentary followed by a special 30-minute discussion with Romney family members. An advanced preview of the documentary will air on Saturday, Oct. 4, at 12:30 p.m. between sessions of general conference.
Professor Brings Expertise to Mongolia as Fulbright Scholar
Monday Sep 22 2008
Former Marriott School Professor Gloria E. Wheeler will teach as a Fulbright Scholar at the Institute of Finance and Economics in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.