Highlights from BYU colleges


Marriott School of Business

BYU Marriott team, from left: Faculty advisor Greg Anderson, Maya Roney, Haley Kirk, and Suzy Cox. (BYU Marriott School of Business)
  • An all-female team of Marriott students competed at the invite-only CoMis IT competition, held at the University of Minnesota, in April. Making history as BYU’s first team to participate, the team’s problem-solving skills in simulated business situations earned the team third place overall and first among all U.S. schools.
The Marriott School of Business chose Brigitte C. Madrian as the ninth dean of the college. (Brigitte C. Madrian)
  • The Marriott School of Business announced Brigitte C. Madrian as the new dean on May 23. Madrian received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from BYU and earned her Ph.D. in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Currently, Madrian works as the Aetna Professor of Public Policy and Corporate Management and chair of the Markets, Business and Government Area in the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She will begin her term as dean on January 1, 2019.

David O. McKay School of Education

In addition to receiving a $10,000 stipend, McKay school student Marcie Calder will attend the APA convention in San Francisco and the MFP Psychology Summer Institute in Washington, D.C. (McKay Creative)

College of Humanities

Dana Scott Bourgerie was reappointed as a department chair over Asian and Near Eastern Languages. (BYU photo)
Carl Sederholm was reappointed as a department chair over Comparative Arts and Letters. (Alan Christianson)

College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Yubikey, a hardware authentication device, looks similar to a USB and requires a user to push a button to confirm their identity. (Kent Seamons)

Click the buttons below to go to each of the colleges news page, or see University news here.

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