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Read about our students and the experiences they are having while studying at BYU Marriott.
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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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Calling Dibs on MIBS

November 28, 2022
Aileen Hernandez has grown up navigating multiple minority identities. Phrases such as “first-generation American” and “woman in business” are not just buzzwords; they describe Hernandez’s life.
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From Missionary to Soldier

November 25, 2022
The United States Army base at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, carries unique meaning for Sadie Hampton.
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Honoring the Past by Looking Forward

November 22, 2022
For Sue Mika, the executive MPA program in the BYU Marriott School of Business is more than just a program— it’s a connection to someone she loves and respects: her grandfather and namesake of the program, George W. Romney.
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Hard Work, Helping Hands

November 17, 2022
Coming to a new country and not knowing the language can be scary. Not knowing what you want to do with your life can also be scary. While Aaron Cruz Morales, a senior majoring in finance at the BYU Marriott School of Business, faced both of these challenges, he was able to overcome them with a strong work ethic and people to help him along the way.
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“Teames” Designed for Impact

November 15, 2022
When April Teames Gantz isn’t enjoying the great outdoors with her husband, you’ll find her actively engaged in projects to benefit the community.
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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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Riding Into an Exciting Career

November 04, 2022
As a child, Bethany Bahr loved riding on towering roller coasters, and her mom would joke that Bethany wasn’t scared of anything. Since then, Bahr has enjoyed the twists and turns that come from stepping outside her comfort zone. On one of her most recent adventures, Bahr applied to the strategy major at the BYU Marriott School of Business.
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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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Preparing to Heal Soldiers’ Spiritual Wounds

October 19, 2022
Despite knowing almost nothing about the military, Chaim Zuniga followed a prompting and joined BYU’s Army ROTC program, which is hosted through the BYU Marriott School of Business.
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Creating Solutions

October 17, 2022
As an artist and musician, Alexa Fox wanted a career that would enable her to use her creativity.
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Conflict, Consulting, and Change

October 07, 2022
The impact of growing up in Palestine sparked a desire in Zein Mosarsaa to work in healthcare. She saw how vital life-saving services were for those injured in a war that was fought close to her home.
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A Poster that Inspired Persistence

October 03, 2022
Jordan Sitterud, a native of Roseville, California, has always admired basketball player Michael Jordan.
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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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A Flight on the Vans RV-6A

September 12, 2022
Dallas Meldrum remembers his first time flying as a young boy. He hopped in his grandpa’s Vans RV-6A airplane and sat on a stack of yellow-page phone books to see through the window.
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An Unexpected Change

September 09, 2022
Katie Weddle doesn’t remember much from the accident that almost took her life. Serving as a missionary in Malaysia, Weddle was riding her bike with other sister missionaries when she was hit by a car.
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