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A Minor No Matter the Major

September 12, 2023
The global and community impact minor helps students from any major make an impact for good.
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Ballard Center Student Wins National Business Ideation Competition

August 08, 2023
Hooke was recently named a grand prize winner in Duke University’s annual New Ideas competition. The competition invites undergraduates from across the nation to submit business ideas aimed at “[contributing] to civil discourse and reducing polarization in society.”
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Volunteerism Scholar Ram Cnaan Speaks at Cornia Lecturer Series

July 30, 2022
The Romney Institute honored Ram Cnaan, the newest recipient of the Gary C. Cornia Lecturer Series award.
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Notable Academic Honored with Gary C. Cornia Lecture Series Award

November 20, 2021
Sally Wallace, dean of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, recently received this year's Gary C. Cornia Lecture Series Award presented by the BYU Marriott MPA program.
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Inaugural director of the Sorensen Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership

June 17, 2021
Jeffery Thompson has been named the first-ever director of the Sorensen Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership at Brigham Young University.
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Organizing the Entrepreneurial Garage

June 02, 2021
As a successful entrepreneur and a mentor for the Rollins Center, Bryan Welton enjoys helping students improve their companies.

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Jodi Sandfort Receives Gary C. Cornia Lecturer Award

December 19, 2019
The Romney Institute of Service and Ethics awarded the Cornia Lecture Series Award to Jodi Sandfort, for her work in family social policy.
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Misan Rewane—2019 Social Innovator of the Year

August 29, 2019
Change often comes in waves of thought, courage, faith, and determination. As a woman seeking change, Misan Rewane learned to fight the issue of youth unemployment in her home country by creating waves of her own.
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UN Foundation Leader Receives Administrator of the Year Award

April 19, 2019
Kathy Calvin, president and director of the United Nations Foundation, was named 2019 Administrator of the Year by the Romney Institute of Public Management at the BYU Marriott School of Business.
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Thought Leader Receives Cornia Award

March 05, 2019
University of North Carolina public administration professor Leisha DeHart-Davis was recently awarded the Gary C. Cornia Lecture Series.
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Big Ideas Take Off

January 22, 2019
Starting a business and getting it off the ground can be difficult, especially for students. That's where the Big Idea Pitch competition comes in.
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Brudney Honored at Cornia Lecture Series

April 09, 2018
Dr. Jeffrey Brudney spoke on how universities can take the lead when improving relationships with their communities.
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New Resource To Inform Social Impact

March 30, 2018
Ballard Brief, a new online publication from the Ballard Center, provides information and answers for everyone from everyday innovators to professional social entrepreneurs to learn more about issues they are interested in.
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Sheryl Sculley Honored for City Management

March 20, 2018
BYU Marriott's Romney Institute of Public Management has named the San Antonio city manager its 2018 Administrator of the Year for her outstanding service.
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The 5 Most Popular TEDxBYU Talks

February 22, 2018
The Ballard Center's annual TEDxBYU event brings speakers from all around the world to deliver groundbreaking, unique messages.
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TEDxBYU 2017 Videos Now Viewable

July 12, 2017
How do I find purpose? How do we cure cancer? How can I best learn from my mistakes? These were just a few of the hard questions addressed at TEDxBYU 2017.
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Sam Cobbs: Social Innovator of the Year

April 14, 2017
As a homeless college student, Sam Cobbs was humiliated while he stood in line to get food stamps. Welfare services said he would need to drop out of college if he wanted their aid, but he knew that college was his only chance at escaping poverty.
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Graphic Design Students Make a Splash

March 31, 2017
BYU professor Linda Reynolds sees the skills she teaches as more than a mixture of aesthetics, images, symbols, and words her design classes teach students to do good better.
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