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Principled Leadership: New Speaker Series Brings International Leaders to USU

Principled Leadership: New Speaker Series Brings International Leaders to USU

Put on through the Covey Leadership Center in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, the World's Principled Leaders Series is hosted by the inaugural Stephen R. Covey Endowed Professors of Leadership, Lord Dr. Michael Hastings and Boyd Craig. The speaker ...

HMA Marketing Case Competition Wrap-up

HMA Marketing Case Competition Wrap-up

The Huntsman Marketing Association held its Spring Marketing Case Competition on Thursday, March 25 at Huntsman Hall.  The competition was sponsored by ICON Health & Fitness and focused on creating social media marketing campaigns for NordicTrack treadmill...

Huntsman Student Teams Place 1st and 2nd at 2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge

Huntsman Student Teams Place 1st and 2nd at 2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge

Student teams from The Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University competed in the 2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge and placed 1st and 2nd, making this the 4th year in a row a USU team has won the state-level competition and advanced to the A...

Author, Whitney Johnson Speaks to MBA Students

Author, Whitney Johnson Speaks to MBA Students

The Utah State MBA program had the privilege of hosting Whitney Johnson as a guest speaker on February 10. Current MBA student, Brigham Doxey, worked with Whitney before starting his journey in the MBA program.

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HMA Marketing Case Competition Wrap-up

HMA Marketing Case Competition Wrap-up

The Huntsman Marketing Association held its Spring Marketing Case Competition on Thursday, March 25 at Huntsman Hall.  The competition was sponsored by ICON Health & Fitness and focused on creating social media marketing campaigns for NordicTrack treadmill...

What does education in Utah look like post-pandemic?

What does education in Utah look like post-pandemic?

For 24 years, Ami Anderson’s professional headquarters was her Jordan School District elementary school classroom where she taught third grade and later, fourth along Utah’s Wasatch Front. Then came the coronavirus pandemic and last spring’s shuttering of ...

'Gender equity in public spaces': USU to provide free menstrual products for students

'Gender equity in public spaces': USU to provide free menstrual products for students

Who walks around with quarters in their pockets anymore? In the world of online banking, pretty much no one, least of all college students. But for a menstruating individual caught in public without supplies, you'd better hope you have quarters.

Principled Leadership: New Speaker Series Brings International Leaders to USU

Principled Leadership: New Speaker Series Brings International Leaders to USU

Put on through the Covey Leadership Center in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, the World's Principled Leaders Series is hosted by the inaugural Stephen R. Covey Endowed Professors of Leadership, Lord Dr. Michael Hastings and Boyd Craig. The speaker ...

2020-2021 Student and Employee Awards

2020-2021 Student and Employee Awards

Each year, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business recognizes top-performing students, staff, and faculty for their academic and professional accomplishments. For the 2020-2021 academic year, we would like to acknowledge and commend the following individual...

Professor Todd Griffith Shares Expertise on Money Management

Professor Todd Griffith Shares Expertise on Money Management

Even with all the resources available today, many Americans still manage their money poorly. Huntsman School of Business Professor Todd Griffith shares his expertise with WalletHub on the Topic of Money Management.

Huntsman Student Teams Place 1st and 2nd at 2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge

Huntsman Student Teams Place 1st and 2nd at 2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge

Student teams from The Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University competed in the 2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge and placed 1st and 2nd, making this the 4th year in a row a USU team has won the state-level competition and advanced to the A...

Author, Whitney Johnson Speaks to MBA Students

Author, Whitney Johnson Speaks to MBA Students

The Utah State MBA program had the privilege of hosting Whitney Johnson as a guest speaker on February 10. Current MBA student, Brigham Doxey, worked with Whitney before starting his journey in the MBA program.

AIS Student Chapter Receives Recognized for Third Year in a Row

AIS Student Chapter Receives Recognized for Third Year in a Row

The Association for Information Systems (AIS) student chapter in the Huntsman School of Business has been internationally recognized for excellence for the third year in a row. The chapter was awarded “Distinguished Chapter” for the 2019-2020 year. This fo...

Seven Huntsman School Students Place at Virtual DECA Competition

Seven Huntsman School Students Place at Virtual DECA Competition

Ten students from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University competed virtually in the Utah State DECA competition and 7 of the 10 competing students placed and qualified for the national competition which will be held virtually in Apr...

Economics and Finance Department Graduate Programs Receive Recognitions

Economics and Finance Department Graduate Programs Receive Recognitions

Utah State University’s Master of Science in Financial Economics (MSFE) and Master of Science in Economics (MSE) have been ranked as one of the 2021 Best Master of Financial Economics Programs (9th place) and Best of Master’s Economics Programs (54th plac...

How COVID Has Changed the Workplace and the Future of Work

How COVID Has Changed the Workplace and the Future of Work

The last year has seen unprecedented disruptions to the workplace and the nature of work. In an online panel on January 29,  industry leaders discussed how their organizations navigated the turbulence, how they continue to foster supportive work environmen...

Practicing Positive Leadership Even Through the Crisis of Downsizing

Practicing Positive Leadership Even Through the Crisis of Downsizing

When uncertainty reigns and an economy shrinks, management is often driven to engage in downsizing. Typically governed by conventional management thinking, most such efforts produce predictable outcomes: People are removed, money is saved and signals of re...

Teppo Felin of Oxford University, to become the Douglas D. Anderson Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Teppo Felin of Oxford University, to become the Douglas D. Anderson Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is proud to announce that Professor Teppo Felin will become the first Douglas D. Anderson chaired professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at Utah State University on July 1, 2021. The Anderson chair is one of five ...

Huntsman School Economics Degree Ranked Third in the Top 25 Best Business Economics Degree Programs

Huntsman School Economics Degree Ranked Third in the Top 25 Best Business Economics Degree Programs

The ranking comes from Best Value Schools who wrote about Utah State University, “Utah State University may be thousands of miles away from the first two schools on our list, but it is also an affordable public university. USU offers both a B.S. and a B.A....

Adam McClanahan Named a Student Leader for NIRSA Member Network

Adam McClanahan Named a Student Leader for NIRSA Member Network

Utah State University student Adam McClanahan has been named a Region VI Student Leader for the 2020-21 NIRSA Leaders in Collegiate Recreation Member Network. NIRSA’s Student Leadership Team is a group of dedicated student members committed to collaboratio...

How Covid19 is Disrupting Access to Your Favorite Products

How Covid19 is Disrupting Access to Your Favorite Products

A panel of experts discussed how COVID-19 is impacting access to some of the world’s favorite products and impacting the development of a vaccine. Panel members included: Allison Corry, Assistant Vice President of Sourcing, Intermountain Healthcare Supply ...

First Annual Huntsman Student Research Symposium

First Annual Huntsman Student Research Symposium

The First Annual Huntsman Student Research Symposium, sponsored by The Huntsman PhD Preparation Association was held virtually November 19, 2020 with nine student teams presenting and three teams winning cash prizes.

USU Professor Susan Madsen Honored as Utah Business 2020 Women of the Year

USU Professor Susan Madsen Honored as Utah Business 2020 Women of the Year

Susan Madsen is the Founder and Director, Utah Women & Leadership Project and Inaugural Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership in the Huntsman School of Business. She is also the Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, whic...

Message from the Dean

Message from the Dean

The motto, “E pluribus Unum,” a Latin phrase meaning “out of many, one”—was approved for inclusion on the Great Seal of the United States by Act of Congress in 1782. I thought of this when I read Associate Dean Dave Patel’s comments in this issue of Huntsm...

Man of Action

Man of Action

“There’s a grit to people who go to work early in life,” says Doug Fiefia, “I grew up seeing my parents put everything on the line, juggling several jobs to create better opportunities for their kids. Because of their sacrifices, I don’t sit back and wait ...

A Life's Work

A Life's Work

When Kurt Larsen was eight years old, he asked for a new bicycle and got this life lesson instead: If you really want something, you’re going to have to work for it. In other words, he could have his sister’s old bike or buy his own. His father was an acco...

Engine of Growth

Engine of Growth

Through three different programs, supported by funds from the US Government and by private donors, Huntsman students and faculty have jumped in to help members of the community adversely impacted by Covid-19.

The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Daily life around the world has been deeply impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, from how we communicate, work, spend, and engage with healthcare, to our consumption of food, education, and the availability of goods and services. In a look at The Big Picture...

Student Accomplishments and Highlights

Student Accomplishments and Highlights

Our students have accomplished many things along their Huntsman Journey.

Faculty Accomplishments and Highlights

Faculty Accomplishments and Highlights

Our Huntsman faculty and staff deserve recognition for their hard work, impressive accomplishments, and incredible attitudes. Recognize their awards and pay respects to dear friends.

What Shapes Us

What Shapes Us

“Dave Patel is the Associate Dean for Student and External Affairs at the Huntsman School of Business, and a remarkable leader. We are celebrating his 10th year at the Huntsman School. Having gotten to know him, I often wanted to have him share his story w...

Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

Lianne Wappett, a lecturer in the Department of Data Analytics & Information Systems, was recognized as the 2019-2020 Huntsman School of Business Teacher of the Year.

Farewell to Long-Time Friends

Farewell to Long-Time Friends

Saying goodbye is never easy. As we say goodbye to some of the faculty members, we analyze the positive impact they have made during their time at USU.

To Live & Live Well

To Live & Live Well

Great leaders strive to live the kind of life that Ralph Waldo Emerson described, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”

My Huntsman Experience

My Huntsman Experience

I will always be grateful for my Huntsman experience. I was intimidated by the thought of going back to school after being a stay-at-home mom for ten years. After my husband’s death, I knew I had to earn a degree to begin a career to provide for my childre...

Built to Last

Built to Last

“A boss is a boss, it is ever so clear. But a boss and a friend, is ever so dear,” writes Hal Edison, the 101-year old Huntsman School of Business alum who recently made a generous donation in memory of his employer and friend, Earl Stone.

Data Scientists Chase Respiratory Illness Outbreak

Data Scientists Chase Respiratory Illness Outbreak

In the back of her mind, Utah epidemiologist Lindsay Meyers, director of medical data systems at Salt Lake City-based BioFire Diagnostics, LLC, was keenly aware of the threat of a novel respiratory virus popping up among the usual suspects of cold and flu-...

Heard at Huntsman

Heard at Huntsman

Every week, alumni and friends visit the Huntsman School to connect directly with students about careers and life. Here are some of their words of wisdom.

USU School of Accountancy Ranks Among “Top 40” for Seventh Year in a Row

USU School of Accountancy Ranks Among “Top 40” for Seventh Year in a Row

For the seventh year in a row, the USU School of Accountancy has ranked among the top programs in the nation for the CPA Exam pass rate for first-time candidates in large programs. Utah State University ranked 38 out of 247 institutions with programs that ...

Utah State University Announces New Professorship in Accounting

Utah State University Announces New Professorship in Accounting

Douglas D. Anderson, dean of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, announced a gift of over $1 million from the estate of former faculty member Jay Price. The school will establish the Dr. Jay H. Price, Jr./Arthur Andersen Endowe...

Optima Recovery, started at Utah State University, wins $25,000 Grand Prize at Utah's statewide medical device competition "Bench to Bedside."

Optima Recovery, started at Utah State University, wins $25,000 Grand Prize at Utah's statewide medical device competition "Bench to Bedside."

A medical device firm started by a team of five interdisciplinary students from Utah State University, the University of Utah, and the University of Wyoming won the $25,000 grand prize at Utah’s statewide medical device competition. The firm, Optima Recove...

Utah State University Student Chapter Receives Merit Award from SHRM

Utah State University Student Chapter Receives Merit Award from SHRM

SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) awarded a 2019-2020 Superior Merit Award designation to the Utah State University SHRM student chapter for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student members

The Status of Women Leaders in Government – State of Utah

The Status of Women Leaders in Government – State of Utah

Organizations increasingly thrive when both men and women hold leadership roles and work together. Gender inclusivity in leadership benefits not only Utah’s businesses, but also its government organizations, such as state legislatures, city councils, and s...

Professor Sterling Bone Featured in The New York Times on Research Showing Black Business Owners Have a Harder Time Getting Coronavirus Federal Aid

Professor Sterling Bone Featured in The New York Times on Research Showing Black Business Owners Have a Harder Time Getting Coronavirus Federal Aid

A nonprofit sent Black and white “mystery shoppers” to branches of 17 banks, where they asked for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program. White customers got better treatment.

2020 Huntsman Faculty Promotions

2020 Huntsman Faculty Promotions

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business wishes to recognize those individuals within our college who recently received promotions. These individuals are: Sterling Bone, Marketing and Strategy, Promoted to Full Professor; Kelly Fadel, Data Analytics and Info...

Keeping a Competition Nimble, Covey Leadership Center

Keeping a Competition Nimble, Covey Leadership Center

ON MARCH 23, the state of Louisiana issued a stay-at-home order for residents. That was the same day that Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business in Ruston was to conduct its peer review team visit with AACSB International to maintain its accredita...

Susan Madsen, Huntsman’s New Inaugural Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership, Featured in Forbes on Mistakes Even Seasoned Business Leaders Make

Susan Madsen, Huntsman’s New Inaugural Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership, Featured in Forbes on Mistakes Even Seasoned Business Leaders Make

When business leaders decide they know everything, they stop learning and their effectiveness immediately decreases…Leaders who are open to coaching typically want to learn more about themselves.

Announcing Stephen R. Covey Endowed Professors of Leadership

Announcing Stephen R. Covey Endowed Professors of Leadership

It is with utmost pleasure and delight that I share with you the news that we have attracted two outstanding individuals to serve as the Inaugural Stephen R. Covey Endowed Professors of Leadership at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business: Lord Michael Has...

Utah State University’s Huntsman MBA Program Creates Support Podcast for People Working at Home

Utah State University’s Huntsman MBA Program Creates Support Podcast for People Working at Home

The Utah State University MBA Program and KSL Podcasts are excited to announce the launch of a new podcast series, “The Management Minute Home Team.”  Hosted by Professor Scott Hammond, the podcasts are a part of the “Management Minute” series on KSL, a lo...

USU MBA Online Celebrates Its First Graduating Class, Seeks Applicants for New Class

USU MBA Online Celebrates Its First Graduating Class, Seeks Applicants for New Class

This summer, the Utah State University Online Master of Business Administration program will celebrate the graduation of its first graduating cohort.

Message From USU President Cockett

Message From USU President Cockett

The tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis was extremely disturbing to watch. The national protests and unrest that have followed prompt me today to publicly reaffirm Utah State University’s and my own personal commitment to inclusion and respect in o...

1A Podcast: 30 Years Of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”

1A Podcast: 30 Years Of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”

Listen to the 1A Podcast with host Celeste Headlee and guest speaker Sean Covey as they discuss Sean adding his insights to his father's book "7 Habits of Highly Effective People." Sean agreed to contribute to the 30th-anniversary edition of the book under...

Fraud, Finances, and Finding a Balance With Dr. Chad Albrecht

Fraud, Finances, and Finding a Balance With Dr. Chad Albrecht

The stock market has plunged and 36 million Americans have filed for unemployment. In this episode of Instead, USU Huntsman School of Business researcher Dr. Chad Albrecht helps us connect the dots between the COVID-19 pandemic and the Great Depression. We...

BAP Dominates Regional Competition

BAP Dominates Regional Competition

USU’s Delta Omega chapter of Beta Alpha Psi dominated the Rocky Mountain Region “Best Practices” competition. Our chapter was the only school to compete in all three categories:  Engagement, Innovation, and Impact.

PBL Competes Virtually and Scores at State

PBL Competes Virtually and Scores at State

Aggies represented the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at USU well as they competed in the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference, bringing home 11 first place, six second place, one third place, and one fourth place awards. Students were awa...

2019-2020 Student and Employee Awards

2019-2020 Student and Employee Awards

Each year, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business recognizes top-performing students, staff, and faculty for their academic and professional accomplishments. For the 2019-2020 academic year, we would like to acknowledge and commend the following individual...

Announcing Dr. Susan Madsen as the Inaugural Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership

Announcing Dr. Susan Madsen as the Inaugural Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership

It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Dr. Susan Madsen as a tenured, full professor in the Marketing and Strategy department of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, and as the inaugural Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of L...

ProSales Members Win at Sales Competition

ProSales Members Win at Sales Competition

The Huntsman School of Business’ ProSales team competed alongside 39 top universities at the University of Toledo Invitational Sales Competition (UTISC) and USU freshman, Andrew Marino, took home the 1st place prize in the Freshman/Sophomore Division. Fell...

AIS Student Chapter Award

AIS Student Chapter Award

Utah State University’s Association for Information Systems (AIS) student chapter in the MIS Department, led by their Executive Board: Benton Smith, Taylor Petersen, Megan Fogarty, and Henry Blackburn, was recognized for the second year in a row as the Stu...

Huntsman Student DECA Victory

Huntsman Student DECA Victory

Seven Utah State University students returned from the State DECA Competition at Southern Utah University with first place titles in at least one of their competitions. Four students took second place and one student took third place. The competition inclu...

Huntsman Students Celebrate Third Consecutive CFA Win

Huntsman Students Celebrate Third Consecutive CFA Win

Students from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University are celebrating their third consecutive win at the state-level competition of the CFA Institute Research Challenge in Salt Lake City.

Malouf is practically synonymous with luxury.

Malouf is practically synonymous with luxury.

However, there was a time—not all that long ago—when those wonderfully comfortable bed sheets were housed in a small warehouse space on the west side of Logan. And luxurious it was not.