Tag Archives: OBHR

April 30

Getting Onboard With OBHR

Early bird recruiters are on the heels of incoming OBHR students. So close, in fact, that OBHR senior Sarah Duvall felt the need to research how to better prepare students to meet them. Duvall started her inquiries last October by drawing themes from personal experiences in the program, conducting surveys, and collaborating with Society of […]

March 15

OBHR Alum Dives Into Rewarding Career

Clark Anderson stood confidently on the diving board at the community pool in St. George, Utah. The eighth grader noticed the lifeguards talking among themselves and imagined they were discussing how skilled of a swimmer he was. He decided to prove them right. Anderson leapt into the air with his hands clasped together and dove headfirst […]

January 19

Overcoming the Competition for OBHR

Erin Hildebrandt left her fifth and final interview and collapsed into a nearby chair. Now all she had left to do was wait and hope. Hildebrandt, a senior in the OBHR program at the Marriott School of Management, was undergoing an extensive application process for a full-time position with Goldman Sachs. With the company’s high reputation, […]

January 02

Giving Back to His Community

In 2013, Typhoon Haiyan plowed through the Philippines with 25 million people in its path. Braeden Santiago was one of those people when the lethal storm hit. Santiago, who was serving an LDS mission to the islands, walked away from the typhoon without a scratch, but the area was left in ruins. He was immediately […]

November 14

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 […]

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, […]