Author Archives: M'Leah Ricker Manuele

September 02

Faculty Room: Meet the Real Ned Hill

Most who hear the name Ned Hill think of Professor Hill, Dean Hill, or President Hill. But not everyone gets the chance to know the “real” Hill. We sat down to talk to Hill about his life outside of the spotlight—his hobbies, history, and what he’s been up to since finishing his term as Marriott […]

August 03

Romney students fight real-world wildfires

BYU MPA students don’t have to wait to graduate before tackling hot issues. In their second year, students enroll in a class that partners them with government or non-profit entities, giving them the chance to solve real problems for real organizations. And while it’s no easy feat, they will tell you it’s one of the […]

August 01

A summer in the life of MBA students

Graduate business school isn’t easy by any means. MBA students write, work, research, and write some more. And then to top it all off, they are required to spend their precious summer breaks as interns. Yes, it sounds treacherous, but students usually agree that their summer sacrifices are worth it. To get the inside scoop […]

July 11

Cotopaxi’s got crowdfunding covered

Cotopaxi has a reputation of generating new and ingenious designs, but its newest product, the Inti 2, takes innovation to a whole new level. The Inti 2 claims to be the “world’s most versatile tent”—a tent that adapts to solo and group campers. The tent saves adventurers the pain of packing or owning numerous or […]

May 17

Watch This Year’s TEDxBYU Event

Bright minds, riveting speakers, and ideas worth spreading—this year’s TEDxBYU event proved to be the best one yet. For the sixth year in a row, the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance invited diverse presenters—including students, alumni, and faculty of Brigham Young University—to share their passion for the transformative power of ideas. Didn’t make it to […]

May 05

Why your first job still matters

We’ve all heard the saying, “first is the worst,” but according to experienced professionals, this isn’t always the case. Sure, your first job might incite fear and frustration, but if you can turn the mess-ups into shape-ups, you’ll be on your way to a first-place career finish. In light of graduation, we’re throwing it back […]