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Experience Design

Read about BYU Marriott's Experience Design & Management program, the students in our program, the faculty and their research, as well as where our alumni are in their careers.
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Singing a New Tune

April 10, 2024
Macy LeCheminant began college with plans to become a professional vocalist, but a medical diagnosis altered those plans. Now an ExDM student, LeCheminant allows her optimism to shape her opportunities.
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Conquering the Crux

February 27, 2024
Two weeks into his first semester at Brigham Young University, Aaron Scribner sustained severe facial injuries in a grisly zip-lining accident. Though his injuries altered his life for four months, the experience design and management (ExDM) student at the BYU Marriott School of Business overcame a steep recovery and found a renewed drive to positively impact others.
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From Campus to Tundra

November 14, 2023
For two weeks, a group of ExDM students and faculty from BYU Marriott traveled through the Alaskan frontier to learn how exposure to nature and practicing grit can help improve quality of life.
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Zipping through Experiences

May 23, 2023
Katelyn Bell, a senior in the ExDM program at BYU Marriott, helped plan the launch for the Sorensen Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership, which included a zipline across Brigham Square on campus.
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Finding Common Ground for Action

April 25, 2023
With the goal to enrich belonging on campus, the Experience Design Society (ExDS) and the Marriott Inclusion Business Society (MIBS) co-hosted “Sit with Me,” an event focused on practicing collaborative dialogue.
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Where Everything Is Awesome

March 13, 2023
In the Classroom
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Connecting the Dots

March 13, 2023
BYU Marriott alumna Krislyn Powell has a knack for creating connections, whether as a yogi, an administrator, or a volunteer.
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Family History Knowledge Helps American Adolescents Develop Healthy Sense of Identity

March 07, 2023
A new BYU study found that individuals who had the healthiest identity development also had high levels of family history knowledge.
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Thriving through Experiences

February 10, 2023
The BYU Marriott School of Business welcomed the international Experience Research Society (EXPRESSO) for its third annual Seven Experiences Summit.
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The Call of Leadership

February 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.
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Evolving Career and Content

January 06, 2023
Neil Lundberg, the chair of the Department of Experience Design and Management, has witnessed the ExDM program change and evolve.
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Joy in the Journey and Destination

December 06, 2022
As a student at BYU Marriott in the then-fledgling ExDM program, Breck Laing developed transferable business skills to broaden his career opportunities.
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“Teames” Designed for Impact

November 15, 2022
April Teames Gantz, a senior in the user experience (UX) design program at BYU, finds joy through working with teams in the BYU Marriott's Rollins Center.
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Creating Solutions

October 17, 2022
Alexa Fox is using the BYU Marriott experience design and management program's blend of creativity and business skills to prepare for a career in consulting.
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The Hill Family Is Alive with the Sound of Music

September 23, 2022
At BYU Marriott, seniors are not the only ones looking for a final project. After teaching for 23 years, Brian Hill searched for a capstone to his ExDM career.
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Staying in the Game

September 19, 2022
BYU Marriott recreation management and youth leadership alumnus Brandon Gilliam can think of few things better than helping young people develop their passions.
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Taking the Classroom to Europe

August 26, 2022
Thirty ExDM students traveled to Europe this summer to climb glaciers, see puffins, and participate in immersive games and performances.
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A Lesson Learned in Stuttgart

June 06, 2022
A conversation Ross Storey had with a stranger on his church mission led him to change his career plans. Storey is now an ExDM adjunct professor and works at the MTC.
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