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GSCM Juniors Offer Polaris a Flurry of Solutions

December 05, 2022
For nearly a week during the busy Halloween season, 24 teams of global supply chain management (GSCM) juniors from the BYU Marriott School of Business took on a blizzard of additional work by competing in a case competition hosted by snowmobile giant Polaris.
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A Community of Creators

December 02, 2022
Attracted by the sound of live music and the smell of free pizza, hundreds of students gathered to enjoy the Creators’ Kickoff, hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
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Surrounded by Data

November 11, 2022
As the business world becomes increasingly data driven, professors in the MBA program at BYU Marriott want their students to graduate equipped with skills that will set them apart from their colleagues and give them a competitive edge in the workforce.
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BYU Marriott Marketing Students Finish First in Blip Case Competition

November 11, 2022
For three undergraduate marketing students from the BYU Marriott School of Business, the best part of winning Blip’s eight-month case competition wasn’t taking home the impressive $20,000 prize. Rather, the highlight was making a difference in the community by helping a local nonprofit achieve its vision.
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Cashing in on Opportunity

November 08, 2022
This summer, four BYU Marriott School of Business students were paired with financial literacy startup FinLit for an internship. The partnership came about through a social impact project (SIP) at BYU Marriott’s Ballard Center for Social Impact, which provides students with opportunities to develop business and personal skills while applying social impact principles in real-world settings.
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New Healthcare Leadership Minor Prepares BYU Students to Tackle Industry Challenges

October 21, 2022
If you’ve ever waited for hours to be seen in the ER or been surprised by a sky-high medical bill, you’re probably familiar with the shortcomings of the U.S. healthcare system. As BYU Marriott School of Business professor Bill Tayler put it, “The healthcare crisis our world faces is not a medicinal crisis—it’s a business crisis. The industry itself needs healing.”
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Networking for a New Year

September 26, 2022
On a beautiful, late-summer evening, information systems (IS) students, alumni, and faculty from the BYU Marriott School of Business gathered to kick off the start of the new academic year with the IS department’s first-ever southern-style tailgate.
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Taking the Classroom to Europe

August 26, 2022
Thirty experience design and management (ExDM) students traveled to Europe this summer to climb glaciers, see puffins, and participate in immersive games and performances. '
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Intergalactic Coding Camp

August 19, 2022
Justin Giboney, a professor of information systems (IS) at the BYU Marriott School of Business, routinely sends summer camp students to outer space.
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A Giant GSCM Homecoming

August 10, 2022
On August 4, 2022, approximately 60 people from the global supply chain management (GSCM) program at the BYU Marriott School of Business gathered for an annual event designed to bring together alumni and students. During this year’s event, held at Rock Canyon in Provo, barbeque was served and conversations were shared.
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BYU ICMA Chapter Wins Best Event Contest

August 08, 2022
The International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the leading organization for current and future local-government professionals, recently named the ICMA chapter at the BYU Marriott School of Business as the second-place winner of the 2022 Student Chapter Best Event Contest.
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Cliffs, Cured Ham, and Connections

August 04, 2022
In January 2022, the BYU Marriott School of Business Information Systems (IS) study abroad trip to Asia was canceled for the third year in a row because of COVID-19 border closures. The professors who organized the trip, Greg Anderson of the Department of Information Systems and John Gardner of the Department of Marketing and Global Supply Chain Managements, were forced to abandon their plans yet again.
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An Oath to Support and Defend

August 03, 2022
The BYU Army and Air Force ROTC programs hosted by the BYU Marriott School of Business held three commissioning ceremonies during April and May 2022. The Air Force ceremony recognized 13 graduating cadets for their entries as second lieutenants into the United States Air Force, and the two Army ceremonies recognized a total of 18 graduating cadets for their entries as second lieutenants into the United States Army.
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11 Cadets, One Big Accomplishment

July 29, 2022
Strapped in full gear, weapons, and backpacks, 11 BYU Army ROTC cadets hauled themselves up the steepest hills and terrain to finish the first day of the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition. As the cadets, who are from the BYU Army ROTC program hosted by the BYU Marriott School of Business, started to approach the end of the last task, a cadet from the team ahead became injured, falling behind. The BYU students stopped to help this competitor finish the rest of the challenge.
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MPA Student Receives Garth N. Jones Writing Award for Piece on Refugee Resettlement

July 20, 2022
At an end-of-year banquet held on April 7, 2022, for students graduating from the MPA program at the BYU Marriott School of Business, MPA graduate Tamsyn Randall received the Garth N. Jones Writing award. The award, including a $1,000 cash prize, was given to Randall by the Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics at BYU Marriott in recognition of her writing excellence.
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Delving into the Consumer Journey

June 21, 2022
In a world of seemingly endless choices, today’s consumers don’t often travel a linear path when making a purchase.
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Sustainability in the Classroom

June 21, 2022
Broadly, sustainability relates to our natural, built, and social domains. It’s a topic in high demand at BYU Marriott, where new courses are shaping a generation of stewards. Here are two of them.
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2022 Eccles Scholars Recognized for International Aspirations

June 15, 2022
Ten BYU Marriott School of Business MBA students were recently named 2022 Eccles Scholars by the school’s Whitmore Global Business Center (GBC). The Eccles Scholars award program provides up to $9,000 in scholarship money to 10 first-year MBA students who are enrolled in the Global Business Certificate program and show a dedicated commitment to international business.
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