Category Archives: 2016 Fall

January 11

Professors Publish Ethics Field Guide

Nathan is a new hire at a small tax practice. After a few months of work, his boss, Frank, calls Nathan into his office to discuss a client’s return. The client will need to pay an underpayment penalty of $50,000 to the state. Frank has a good relationship with the client, and in an effort […]

December 19

Creating Extraordinary Experiences

Clad in an array of costumes—goblins, knights, and even the pope—participants at the 2016 conference of the College of Extraordinary Experiences gathered at the Czocha Castle in Poland to interact with interdisciplinary leaders and learn how to design better experiences. Among the attendees of the November conference were Lord of the Rings executive producer Mark […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

October 11

OBHR Lessons from the Caribbean

When two young missionaries lost the trail while hiking Mont Pelée, a volcano on the French Caribbean island of Martinique, Reid Robison had to act quickly. After receiving the news that the two young men had gone missing, Robison, then president of the West Indies Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, […]

October 04

Choosing Your Business Adventure Abroad

Did you know it’s possible to spend a semester abroad at a manageable cost, while at the same time working toward your Marriott School degree? Each semester, the Marriott School’s Whitmore Global Management Center (GMC) sends students on exchange programs to eight different countries where they take businesses classes (don’t worry; the classes are in […]

September 12

Go Forward to Defend Freedom: 9/11 Vigil

Sunday marked fifteen years since the devastating terrorist attacks that killed thousands of people in New York City, Virginia, and Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001. To honor those who lost their lives during the 2001 attacks, the Air Force and Army ROTC battalions of BYU and UVU are keeping vigil by the American flag in the […]

September 09

Team of Rivals: ROTC Runs Game Ball

Despite a heated history between the BYU Cougars and the Utah Utes on the football field, the universities’ ROTC battalions work together to deliver the game ball from Provo to Rice-Eccles Stadium each “Deseret First Duel” game day. The longstanding tradition, reaching back to the seventies, confirms that, notwithstanding the teams’ ardent rivalry, the Army […]

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 […]