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  • West Tenth: Where Women and Wealth Meet Friday Feb 03 2023

    From completing junior core projects together to sharing a one-bedroom apartment in New York City with two other girls and a Great Dane, Sara Sparhawk and Lyn Johnson have been through a lot together. Since graduating from the BYU Marriott School of Business, they have become cofounders of West Tenth, an online platform that enables women to easily market and sell their home-grown talents and skills. These 2004 School of Accountancy (SOA) graduates find joy in bringing entrepreneurial opportunities to women everywhere through their unique business model.

  • Social Impact and Second Chances Wednesday Feb 01 2023

    While it may seem risky to turn down a great job offer or leave graduate school early, Brian Hill doesn’t harbor any regrets. His drive to improve others’ lives has led him to start his own company, Edovo, with the sole purpose of helping those who are looking for a second chance—a passion he discovered through the Ballard Center for Social Impact at the BYU Marriott School of Business.

  • Advocating for Equality Monday Jan 30 2023

    During Kate Toronto’s first day of classes at the BYU Marriott School of Business, she watched in awe as Marcy Fetzer taught a class on human resources. Toronto says that was the first time she saw a woman with a PhD teaching at the university—growing her family and her career at the same time.

  • An Education Led by Intuition Friday Jan 27 2023

    Chris Coombs enjoys charting his own course. After working for politicians in Utah and studying theology in Boston, Coombs followed his intuition to the MPA program at the BYU Marriott School of Business.

  • Bulls Named BYU Marriott’s 2022 International Executive of the Year Monday Jan 23 2023

    BYU Marriott School of Business and Brigham Young University honored Herman E. Bulls with its 2022 International Executive of the Year Award. Bulls is a vice chairman, Americas, for JLL, and is also an international director, founder, and former chair and CEO of the firm's highly acclaimed Public Institutions business unit. 

  • BYU Marriott Students Shine at MarketStar Tuesday Jan 17 2023

    Eight students representing BYU Marriott at the fall 2022 MarketStar case competition began preparing long before the annual event kicked off. Preparation for these two teams started in the classroom and continued until seconds before they faced the judges.

  • MPA Student Honored with 2022 Buckwalter Internship Award Wednesday Jan 11 2023

    William Livingston, an MPA student, has been named the 2022 Buckwalter Internship Award recipient by the Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics. Livingston received official recognition, along with the $1,500 award, during the program's Alumni of the Year dinner on November 10, 2022.

  • Priceless Savings and Relationships Monday Jan 09 2023

    Two years ago, Isaac Briganti had no idea what to major in. Now, thanks to the global supply chain management (GSCM) program at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Briganti has impressive internship experience under his belt and a job waiting for him at global industrial company Grainger.

  • Evolving Career and Content Friday Jan 06 2023

    Neil Lundberg, the chair of the Department of Experience Design and Management, has witnessed the Experience Design and Management (ExDM) program change and evolve. As the program transitioned into what it is today at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Lundberg has adapted alongside it.

  • Confidence and K-Dramas Thursday Jan 05 2023

    As she looks forward to graduation in April 2023, Shayna Oh looks back on the last five years with gratitude for what she has felt and learned at the BYU Marriott School of Business. Beyond gaining an education, Oh has enjoyed meaningful relationships and forged connections between her passions and her coursework.

  • From the Front Lines to the Classroom Tuesday Jan 03 2023

    Teaching ROTC cadets is a new experience for BYU military science instructor Nathan Schell. However, Schell’s nearly 20 years of US Army service prepared him to tackle this opportunity. Prior to starting this position in 2021, Schell trained hundreds of soldiers as a drill sergeant and fought on the front lines during nearly three years’ worth of deployments to the Middle East.

  • Housing Market Prices, Purchasing Decisions Being Driven by Unseen Forces Research shows buyers perceive greater value in homes with whole, rounded numbers Wednesday Dec 28 2022

    As the supply of unsold housing increases in Utah—and across the nation—and as home prices continue to fall, new research has discovered under-the-radar forces that are quietly impacting home pricing and purchasing decisions.

  • Using Ethics to Understand the Savior Tuesday Dec 27 2022

    As an undergraduate student at the BYU Marriott School of Business in 1983, Brad Agle was puzzled and intrigued by why people act unethically. After amassing renowned expertise in the field, Agle returned to the school in 2009 as a professor, where he now helps students crack tough ethical questions.

  • 12 New Professors Join BYU Marriott Faculty Thursday Dec 22 2022

    The BYU Marriott School of Business welcomed 12 new professors this fall.

  • Capturing Connections Tuesday Dec 20 2022

    Through an intense, amplified game of capture the flag, the newest global supply chain management (GSCM) students at BYU’s Marriott School of Business accomplished more than just having fun or winning. This activity, plus other games and presentations, constituted a unique strategy to help the 120 incoming GSCM students build strong connections in preparation for the opportunities and challenges of their first year.

  • From Relay to Rollins Monday Dec 19 2022

    Pursuing goals proves difficult when life becomes unpredictable and demanding. However, Jade Rogers, a manager at BYU Marriott’s Rollins Center for Technology and Entrepreneurship, appreciates the value in life’s uncertainty. Trusting that God continually helps her realize her potential, Rogers moves forward through change and hard times with faith.

  • First Generation and Fearless Friday Dec 16 2022

    As the first person in her family to complete high school, Mirka Sansores Bellingham learned how to read textbooks, study for exams, and chart out her four-year high-school education plan by herself. Now, as a senior and a first-generation student in the human resource management (HRM) program at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Sansores strives to lift other students on their paths to higher education.

  • Passion for Purpose Thursday Dec 15 2022

    Ashley Wallace's passion for service and learning has led her from the cliffs of Ireland to the people of Madagascar. Now, as a senior studying entrepreneurship at the BYU Marriott School of Business, she knows the programs at the business school have prepared her to serve better and more responsibly.

  • The Path from Grocery Store to the UN Wednesday Dec 14 2022

    Larry Walters discovered early in his life that serving others brought him great joy. He put in effort to turn that love into a career, and now, as an emeritus faculty member of the BYU Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics, Walters can see how his love of public service has spread to others and made the world a better place.

  • From Pakistan to Provo Tuesday Dec 13 2022

    People come from all over the world to study at BYU, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy transition, especially for students who do not belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While the culture of BYU was foreign to Omer Malik, the 2012 finance alumnus of the BYU Marriott School of Business embraced his time at BYU and now bleeds blue.