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  • Mentoring Future Creatives Wednesday Apr 12 2023

    Jeffrey Burningham, BYU alumni, donor, and partner to the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, believes that the creative process is a pivotal piece to a fulfilling life. From creating startups in college to venture capital, to owning Peak Capital Partners, Burningham teaches and mentors with the message that everyone is capable of creating new ideas that can better lives and society.

  • Leading With Compassion Monday Apr 10 2023

    To Abby Ebert—senior in the BYU Marriott School of Business, the human resource management program has encouraged her to step out of her comfort zone and lead with compassion.

  • BYU SIOY: Students Across Campus Vie for Big Money to Get Innovative Ideas Off the Ground Wednesday Apr 05 2023

    From products for ‘plant parents’ to AI-powered learning platforms for teachers, this year’s Student Innovator of the Year Competition covered a lot of ground. Held every year at BYU, SIOY showcases student innovators vying for bragging rights and cash to get their ideas off the ground.

  • Guiding Students One by One Monday Apr 03 2023

    With nearly three decades of experience at BYU Marriott, Christine Roundy diligently seeks to care for and inspire confidence in students. As the academic program manager for the MBA program, she does that by meeting students’ needs one by one.

  • This New Faculty is a Keeper Tuesday Mar 28 2023

    After living and working in Seattle, New York, and Ohio, Jon Kerr—a brand-new School of Accountancy professor, tax law fanatic, and part-time beekeeper has circled back to BYU—the place where his family and his dreams of teaching began.

  • The Cycle of Advice Friday Mar 24 2023

    As a young psychology major seeking advice on courses and career options, Heidi Engh walked into the University Advisement Center to meet with an advisor. That experience set in motion a cycle that would bring her back to BYU as an undergraduate advisor for business students.

  • A Fiery Passion for Environmental Change Wednesday Mar 22 2023

    As he watched his neighboring Nevada mountains disappear under a plume of smoke in the summer of 2021, Danny Dudley felt a new sense of urgency for environmental conservation. This experience helped clear a personal haze about his future and led him to the strategy program in the BYU Marriott School of Business.

  • BYU Marriott Hosts Faith at Work Competition Wednesday Mar 15 2023

    In a one-of-a-kind event, the BYU Marriott School of Business, in conjunction with the BYU Sorensen Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership, hosted the inaugural Faith and Belief at Work case competition in February. The event hosted more than 50 students from 11 MBA programs across the country, marking the first-ever MBA case competition to deal exclusively with faith and religion in the workplace.

  • Helping Students Discover the Flavor of Marketing Thursday Mar 09 2023

    Vice president of marketing at Sensapure, Scott Rackham brings a robust background in brand consulting and advertising as an adjunct professor of marketing at BYU Marriott. But whether he’s at an agency or in the classroom, Rackham uses his nearly three decades of experience to serve as a catalytic mentor for dreamers around him.

  • Family History Knowledge Helps American Adolescents Develop Healthy Sense of Identity Tuesday Mar 07 2023

    A new BYU study found that individuals who had the healthiest identity development also had high levels of family history knowledge.

  • Time, Treasure, and Talents Friday Mar 03 2023

    As a mom of four, Liz Mumford knows her way around the school system. Now, as a student herself in the MPA program at the BYU Marriott School of Business and as an elected official on the Davis Board of Education, Mumford is passionate about sharing her time and talents with the causes she believes in.

  • BYU Marriott’s School of Accountancy Programs Receive STEM Designation Wednesday Mar 01 2023

    Beginning with the fall 2022 semester, BYU Marriott students graduating from the School of Accountancy undergraduate and graduate programs will receive a STEM designation with their degree.

  • Renowned Researcher Receives Gary C. Cornia Lecture Series Award Monday Feb 27 2023

    Rosemary O’Leary, a renowned researcher and professor in the public management field, received the 2023 Gary C. Cornia Lecture Series Award from the Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics at the BYU Marriott School of Business. O’Leary, who has written 13 books and more than 135 articles on public management, presented her work on ethics and guerilla government at the award luncheon.

  • Key to Innovation is Fostering Intellectual Honesty 'The challenge for leaders is to learn how to be more like Mr. Spock' Thursday Feb 23 2023

    New research published this week from BYU Marriott School of Business professors Jeff Dyer and Taeya Howell finds that innovation can be hampered when organizations prioritize “psychological safety” at the expense of intellectual honesty.

  • Master Healers Monday Feb 20 2023

    The BYU Marriott School of Business held its annual Healthcare Industry Network Conference during the fall 2022 semester. The conference focused on transformational leadership in the healthcare field with an underlying message of learning from the master healer, Jesus Christ.

  • Fashioning a Supply Chain Career Wednesday Feb 15 2023

    Searching for a career where she could pursue her passions and use her skills, Lexi Shaw turned to the BYU Marriott School of Business and discovered an unlikely candidate: global supply chain management. This program helped Shaw, now a senior, find her niche in the field and lace up her shoes for a fashion internship in New York City.

  • Revamping a Hospital, Transforming a Community Monday Feb 13 2023

    In December 2022, BYU Marriott alum Scott Adams retired as CEO of Pullman Regional Hospital in Washington state. Reflecting on 30 years of dedicated service, Adams recalls the opportunities that he had to unite and improve the Pullman community. Adams’s efforts to create an inclusive, people-centered culture in the hospital had rippling effects that will be felt in Pullman for many years to come.

  • Thriving through Experiences Friday Feb 10 2023

    The BYU Marriott School of Business welcomed the international Experience Research Society (EXPRESSO) for its third annual Seven Experiences Summit in the fall 2022 semester. More than 100 people from eight different countries attended the society’s first in-person event.

  • The Call of Leadership Wednesday Feb 08 2023

    When she was in fourth grade, Michaela Horn wanted to run for class president. So when the sign-up sheet landed on her desk, she wrote her name down. Then she noticed the name of another student also running for president, and doubting herself, Horn erased her name off the list. Now an experience and design management (ExDM) student and the program’s student association team lead, Horn is grateful for the confidence and empowerment she has gained since the fourth grade to follow her aspirations.

  • Opening Eyes to New Perspectives Monday Feb 06 2023

    David Wilson loves getting to the heart of things, whether he's breaking down complicated ideas in the classroom or busting down walls to renovate his house. He is overjoyed to be a new professor at the BYU Marriott School of Business in the Department of Information Systems (IS).