Category Archives: Current Events

Dr. Hal Heaton Drills Deep Into Oil Prices and the Economy

In light of the recent drop in oil prices, Hal Heaton addresses the state of the economy, market forces and what these new developments mean for MBA students.

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MBA Study Abroad Opportunities: 2015 Trip to South America

Casey Gleave, Nathan Rich, and Ryan Hanson describe their adventures on the 2015 South America Study Abroad trip, and why every student should consider making a study abroad part of their MBA experience.

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BYU MBA Tech Society visits CES in Las Vegas

Ryan Oaks and Austin Johansen join Marriott MBA Today to discuss the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). BYU students spent four days in Las Vegas learning about exciting new technology and strengthening relationships with classmates.

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Google Fiber Comes To Provo

Google Fiber comes to Provo Goggle Fiber makes its debut — helping students, job seekers, and companies in Provo, Utah.

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Silicon Slopes: Utah’s Technology Center

MMT Reporter Scott Gardner takes us on an in-depth look at technology companies in Utah and the emergence of Silicon Slopes, the Silicon Valley of the Mountain West. Featured companies include Scan, Pelion, and others who have contributed to the … Continue reading

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Cowboy Kolaches, a BYU start-up having “sweet” success in business competitions & in the marketplace

BYU MBA student Derek Johnson has figured out a way to mass produce kolaches, speeding the process up 50x. Derek founded his company Cowboy Kolaches and partnered with another BYU MBA, John Christensen, to win more than $60K in several … Continue reading

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Boeing: Building Opportunities for Utah’s Families

From humble beginnings in the old McDonnell Douglas facility, Boeing has recently begun a rapid expansion of its footprint in Utah, bringing exciting jobs and opportunities to Utah families. Meet some of the BYU grads who are playing critical roles … Continue reading

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Auto Show Season

Frank talks about the Auto Club’s trip to the Salt Lake Auto Show and the new releases unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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Key Issues for MBAs in the 2012 Presidential Election

Jonah Barnes summarizes a few of the main issues in the presidential race this year and how they could affect MBAs in the future.

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Remember TARP and ARRA? Where are they now? – April 14th, 2011

Mike Beheshti brings us back two years when TARP and ARRA funds were first issued to help save our country’s financial system. He talks about what has happened since then and where all that money has gone.

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