Marriott School News Roundup


As the semester winds down, take a rewind look back at the biggest Marriott School news stories of early 2015.

School News

EY Awards $500,000 to BYU School of Accountancy: BYU’s School of Accountancy is taking steps to become more globally-minded with help from a $500,000 donation from EY.

Marriott School Introduces 2015 Hawes Scholars: The Marriott School of Management named ten MBA candidates as its 2015 Hawes Scholars. The honor is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.

BYU’s MBA, Law Programs Still Among Nation’s Elite: BYU’s business and law schools once again place among nation’s elite on the latest round of graduate school rankings released by U.S News & World Report.

Faculty News

David HartRomney Institute Professor Speaks at BYU Devotional: Associate professor of management David Hart discussed achieving personal success in his address during a February BYU devotional.

Dynamic Road Signs Drawing Attention: Researchers from the University of Michigan and BYU found people react significantly faster to warning signs that depict greater movement.

Student News

BYU Accounting Students Take Top Prize at Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition: A team of BYU accounting students took home first place and $20,000 in winnings at the national Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Study Competition.

BYU Accounting Team Wins EY Beam Abroad Case Competition: Five accounting students will be traveling to Japan as part of the grand prize for winning the fourth annual EY Beam Abroad Case Competition.

BYU Places Second in International MBA Case Competition: A team of MBA students claimed the second-place prize in The Economist’s first-ever International MBA Case Competition that featured twenty-three business schools from around the world.

Econmist MBA case_social