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Analytics Makes Students Marketable

Poised on the foothills of “Silicon Slopes,” BYU Marriott School marketing professors are determined to make their students more marketable than ever. This year students had the opportunity to enroll in a new course called Marketing Analytics, introduced by Marc Dotson, assistant professor of marketing. The course will serve as part two for students who […]

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An Englishman Living the Dream

No matter where life takes him, global supply chain professor Simon Greathead always seems to find his way back to Provo. Originally from Lancashire, England, Greathead was called to serve an LDS mission in Provo. After returning to Great Britain for a short time following the completion of his two years preaching the gospel, Greathead […]

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Erika and the Finance Program Journey

Sitting in the Tanner Building, Erika Mahterian greets, by name, almost everyone who shuffles through the third-floor atrium. Mahterian is a senior in the finance program of the BYU Marriott School of Management and spends about twelve hours a day in the building, shifting between classes, mentoring, and leading the BYU Women in Finance group […]

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Winning More Than Just Cases

Keith Olsen was looking for real-world experience when he arrived at BYU. This semester, Olsen found what he wanted by leading a team of five students in a case competition hosted by the Strategy Club. The team worked together for almost three hours a day to prepare a corporate strategy for LucidChart, a local software […]

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IS Christmas Tree Blesses Children

Christmas festivities are in full swing, and many people—including information system students—are joining in on the holiday cheer in a big way to help children at Primary Children’s Hospital. The BYU Association for Information Systems Club (AIS) recently donated a tree to the annual Festival of Trees event. Adorned with silver ornaments and lights that […]

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BYU MBA: Maintaining Momentum

Grant McQueen didn’t want to leave the classroom when he took on his role as BYU MBA program director. “I wouldn’t know how to lead a program without being down in the trenches with the students,” McQueen says. “I wouldn’t be able to interact with them—know what is going right and wrong, learn their names—without […]

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Mike Norton: Athlete to Entrepreneur

Ever since he can remember, Mike Norton dreamed of playing lacrosse in college on the East Coast where he grew up. He didn’t intend on applying to BYU until his mom made him apply at the last minute. But after getting accepted and realizing he could play lacrosse in a wholesome environment like BYU, Norton […]

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NFL EVP Brian Rolapp Q&A

Brian Rolapp, NFL executive vice president of media and president and CEO of the NFL Network, spoke to Marriott School students on Friday, 18 November. Rolapp graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from BYU before earning an MBA from Harvard Business School. In his current position, Rolapp manages all NFL media businesses, including broadcasting, licensing, […]

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OBHR Professor Returns the Favor

In 1997, Lisa Jones Christensen took a break after a decade of working in business development to travel the world and work on her Spanish. While in Guatemala, she lived with low-income families in their homes. One night, when the father of one of the families came home from work rejected, mistreated, and empty-handed, she […]

Photo courtesy of Rebekah Boaz Hebdon. November 14

When Rugby Meets Business

Last summer, recreation management senior Rebekah Boaz Hebdon took junior core classes and toured the country with the women’s collegiate All-American rugby team, which is comprised of the top players in the nation. This semester, Hebdon is working even harder; she is finishing her final year of school, starting on BYU’s women’s rugby team, and […]

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Allison Oberle: Illuminated Alumna

When it comes to being involved on BYU campus, Allison Oberle has been there, done that. She graduated in 2015 from the global supply chain program. During her time at BYU, she worked on the women’s initiative of GSC, served as VP of Women’s Outreach, led as co-president of the Global Supply Chain Association her […]

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SHRM: Bigger and Better Than Ever

As Kelly Andrews began his freshmen year at BYU, he participated in activities offered by the Society of Human Resource Management’s student OBHR chapter. But after noticing only a handful of people in attendance at each meeting, Andrews was determined to make a change. Andrew’s resolve led to a re-evaluation of the chapter’s objectives as well as […]

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New Class Redirects Futures

BYU information systems students are learning how to predict the future through the IS program’s newest capstone class. Professor Mark Keith, who teaches Information Systems Capstone Project (IS 415), hopes students will learn to creatively solve business problems by predicting the future through machine learning, which is the process of recording consumer decisions to predict […]

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Professor Tom Foster, Former Rock Star

Tom Foster, department chair of marketing and global supply chain at the Marriott School, had never played two truths and a lie—a game in which players share two hard-to-believe truths and one lie about themselves, then the other players must guess which is the lie. But when pressed for three statements, he said: “I worked as […]

Charles Barrett on the highest peak in Europe, Mount Elbrus. November 02

Strategy Alum Charles Barrett Keeps Climbing

Whether it be climbing the tallest mountains in Europe and Africa or climbing the ladder toward a successful business career, Charles Barrett, a 2009 graduate from the Marriott School strategy program, reaches the top one step at a time. Barrett, a former McKinsey & Company employee who did some consulting in Africa, will spend the […]

Photo courtesy of Peter Ward. Ward poses with a Ugandan girl that he and his family sponsor. November 01

Peter Ward: Teaching Across Borders

The summer after high school was transformative for BYU recreation management associate professor Peter Ward. He set off on a six-week European trip—a graduation gift from his grandmother—and learned about himself, others, and problem-solving. “So you’ve graduated from high school,” his grandmother had told him. “Now go get a real education.” Despite his tour guide’s […]

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Finance Society Offers Underclassmen Academy

Admittance to the Marriott School of Management’s elite finance program requires experience and passion. Each year, the program’s selection benchmarks increase; in 2016 just 56 percent of applicants were accepted. Students accepted to the program have impressive credentials, including an average GPA of 3.76 this year. What’s more, 60 percent of this year’s new finance […]

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Melting Pot of Majors Shines Bright

Six students from different majors, backgrounds, and even cultures have united as one in the innovation process to develop a sustainable and rewarding company. Sam Webb, an accounting senior in the BYU School of Accountancy, is the business anchor of a six-student startup called Dentium.Club, an online teeth whitening company. The rest of the crew—Austin Harrison, Zach […]