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.
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).
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.