New USU Huntsman Research Explores Why Employees Retaliate Against Hostile Customers and How Companies Can Prevent It
A waiter spitting in a rude restaurant-goer’s food, a service counter worker giving false information to a belligerent customer, a retail employee snubbing an angry shopper. When customers are harsh or overly aggressive, reacting with retaliation and sabo...
Management Faculty and Students Win Teaching Award
A teaching case written by Professor Mike Dixon and graduate students Luis Armenta and Justin Canova was recognized as the 2018 Best Teaching Case by the Decision Sciences Institute. The case ‘America First Credit Union: High-Quality Transactions and Cust...
USU Students Continue Service Project Developing Websites for Local Businesses
For years, Ginger Williams has been giving her food an extra kick with her own unique spices. Now she is doing the same for her business, My Hubby’s Kitchen, by adding a website. Williams was one of more than 30 business owners who utilized students from
USU MHR and MBA Grad Student Receives Meisinger Fellowship
Joshua Hoffmann of Logan, Utah, is the winner of the 2018 Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR.
Creating A Win-Win
“We intend that the principles Dr. Covey has articulated will have a lasting impact on our students, our faculty, and our staff as the new Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center becomes a reality.” Today these prophetic words spoken by Huntsman School Dean Do...
Why are There Fewer Women CEOS? Media Seek Answers from USU
A national conversation about the roles and rights of women in the workplace has continued for years, providing lots of material for two Utah State University researchers who’ve long studied the issue of gender diversity. A series of headlines over the la...
Students Helping Students
Here, three schools detail the programs they’ve put in place that send their students out into the community to provide assistance and offer leadership. Their activities, which were among the many submitted to AACSB’s 2018 Innovations That Inspire initiat...
Dr. William F. Shughart II Publishes Article on TheHill.com on Why Daylight Saving Time Costs More Than It's Worth
Excerpt from TheHill.com – “Since California voters mandated daylight saving time (DST) in 1949, considerable evidence has accumulated that shifting clocks back-and- forth twice each year has significant economic costs. Because the human body’s circadian
First Annual Huntsman Career Expo
Friday, September 21, marked the beginning of a momentous, new tradition at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. The Huntsman Career Expo was an instant hit among students, faculty, and corporate partners. Fifty-four employers, and more than 500 studen...
Aggie Chocolate: Blue Victory
Six USU students, including four from the Huntsman School, won a branding competition for the new Aggie Chocolate Factory located at Blue Square in Logan. Seniors Rachel Allred (Marketing ’19), Michael Bautner (Marketing ’19), and Tannen Bills (Marketing
Huntsman Grad Starts Prestigious Master's Program at Oxford
Last week, Jacklyn Sullivan, ’18, Economics, started a Master of Science program in Economics for Development at the University of Oxford. Growing up in Bountiful, Utah, Jackie hadn’t considered that pursuing an advanced degree at Oxford would be in her f...
Nike's Former Brand Boss Visits USU
Charlie Denson, Marketing ’78, former president of Nike Brand, led a Leadership Forum attended by more than 250 students. The forum focused on Denson’s impressive career with Nike and his extensive experience in building and leading one of the world’s bes...
Tracy Livingston, CEO of NuLife Energy and Founder & Chairman of Wasatch Wind, to Speak at Special Screening of USU Huntsman School of Business’s Award-winning Wind Energy Documentary
October 17, 2018 – Tracy Livingston, NuLife Energy CEO and founder and Chairman of Wasatch Wind, will speak at Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business following a special screening of Wind Uprising, an award-winning documentary about th...
SOA Welcomes Dr. Lynn Rees and Dr. James Cannon as the Newest Members of the Faculty
Professor Lynn Rees is the Bonnie B. and James H. Quigley/Deloitte Foundation Professor of Accountancy at Utah State University. He received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University and has previously been on the faculties at Texas A&M University, Washingt...
Welcome The New 2018-19 Faculty
The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is proud to welcome the 2018-19 new faculty to Utah State University. This year’s recruiting class hails from all over the world and degrees from Oxford, Yale, Vanderbilt, Minnesota, and more. Several faculty have co...
Aggie For Environment Receives Beehive Five Under 25 Award
Paige Morgan, Marketing and Environmental Studies ’18, was just named a Beehive Five under 25. The prestigious recognition is given by the Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE) each yearto five young individuals who are “game changers in their c...
How We Spent The Summer
Huntsman students have been all over the world this summer through internship and study programs, from New York City to Peru to the Philippines. Here are some of the incredible stories from our impressive students.
Gail Miller Discusses Courage and Vulnerability
Gail Miller, Owner of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, kicked off the first Focus Friday Leadership Forum of the Fall semester. Miller was interviewed by the Dean of the Huntsman School of Business, Douglas D.Anderson.She also answered questions fr...
Professor Aaron Brough Featured in EcoWatch
Last year, Aaron R. Brough of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and James E.B. Wilkie of Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame carried out seven experiments with 2,000 participants from the US and China,...
Dr. Merideth Thompson featured in The New York Times
While these inclinations of anger and revenge are understandable, that doesn’t mean they’ll do us any good. In reality, they’re more likely to just make things worse. That feeling of motivation to “get even” can tether you to the past in a way that oversh...
Dr. Keller’s Exciting Air Force Base Career Brings Unique Insight into the MBA Classroom
Dr. Chalon Keller is a USU professor who helps Huntsman MBA students soar to new heights! Her successful career with the United States Air Force propelled her to become a world-class professor in operations management. With her firsthand experience implem...
Exploring Real Estate in the Bay
In March of this year, I had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco with a group of students from the Huntsman School of Business to visit some very successful real estate firms in the Bay Area. We visited firms with extensive experience in property m...
Aimee Leaming Wilson - Be Kind Scholarship
The Huntsman School of Business, in partnership with OC Tanner and several USU alumnae, recently announced the creation of the Aimee Leaming Wilson Be Kind Scholarship in memory of a dear friend, sorority sister, and colleague to many True Blue Aggies. Du...
Merideth Thompson to Serve as Associate Dean
Merideth Thompson, a faculty member in the Management Department, will serve as the new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Professor Thompson, who joined the Huntsman School in 2012, is a nationally recognized scholar in the areas of work-family interfa...
New Huntsman School Department Created
The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University announced the Department of Management will be divided into two departments effective July 1, 2018. The establishment of two departments enables future growth and initiatives to be managed mo...
Focused Fridays: Year in Review
The second year of Focused Friday at the Huntsman School was our best one yet. We featured forums with leaders, educators, and dignitaries from across the United States, workshops by professionals from globally-renowned institutions, and networking events...
MHR Program Celebrates Placement Success
The Master of Human Resources (MHR) program celebrated 95% placement of its spring 2018 graduating class, with several graduates joining Fortune 100 companies including Chevron, Ford Motor Company, General Electric, Honeywell, and TIAA. According to Profe...
Management Department Welcomes Two Outstanding New Faculty
The Management Department welcomes Mr. Steve Milovich as a Senior Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence, and Dr. Rick Hardcopf as an Assistant Professor. Steve, an alumnus of the Huntsman School, recently retired as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resou...
Institute of Management Accountant Scholarships
Jared Fry and Aubree Matheson both received $2,500 IMA scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. Jared recently served as treasurer for our IMA student chapter and will be the president for the 2018-19 academic year. Aubree served as secretary for the 2...
Aggies Sweep Qualtrics Sales Idol Competition
Huntsman School marketing students walked away with first, second, and third place in the statewide Qualtrics Sales Idol competition in March. Pitted against business schools from across the state, junior Paige Sampson took first place, followed by junior...
Huntsman DECA Students on the International Stage
The Huntsman DECA team made a big impression on the collegiate stage, taking 2nd place at the 2018 International DECA Competition, held in Washington D.C. The Huntsman team also received the 2nd place overall chapter award in the management cluster catego...
2018 Huntsman School Student and Faculty Awards
Every year, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business recognizes top-performing students, staff, and faculty for their academic and professional accomplishments. In April, the Huntsman School recognized 54 award recipients at an awards luncheon in the L. Tom...
Congratulations Class of 2018
The Jon M. Huntsman School Commencement Ceremony held on May 5, 2018, recognized the 807 undergraduates earning their bachelor’s degree. Dean Douglas Anderson introduced the class of 2018, led by Huntsman School Teacher of the Year Polly Conrad, a lectur
Accounting Student Named Valedictorian
Accounting Student Named Valedictorian The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business named accounting student, Dillon Pierson, it’s 2017-2018 valedictorian. Dillon completed both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting with a 4.0 GPA. During his comme
Huntsman Finance Team Wins CFA State Competition
Three students from the Huntsman School of Business won the in-state competition for the CFA Institute Research Challenge. Seniors Scott Saunders, Brett Dommer, and Bretton Ashcroft represented Utah State University at the competition in Salt Lake City, c...
Can Positive Office Relationships have Negative Effects?
New research by Utah State University Huntsman School of Business Professor Julena Bonner finds that when employees have a good relationship with their supervisor, they are more likely to model the supervisors’ morally questionable behaviors.
We Become Too Attached to Our Own Brilliance
“You may have not learned how to learn,” said Steve Daley, President of Market-Based Management, to students about lifelong learning at a recent Focused Fridays Leadership Forum at the Huntsman School of Business.
Huntsman Students Take Top Awards
This year marked the 60th anniversary of the esteemed Robins Awards at Utah State University. At the award ceremony, the most coveted and prestigious of all university honors are given to students, faculty, and staff for outstanding dedication and hard wo...
Management Minute & More: Swimming in the Toxic Waste of Fear
Brought to you by the USU Huntsman MBA Program. Just going to work was so stressful for David that he dreaded mornings and Mondays. He worked in an underperforming healthcare company where an insecure boss belittled people in public and back-biting employ...
Dr. Michael Glauser Featured in the Washington Post on Why Startups Succeed in Small Cities
Excerpt from Washington Post – “I have seen tremendous support for small-town businesses from local leaders, schools and residents…One small business owner I know has a store in a small town and one in a large town. He gets far more support and stronger s...
The Online MBA Checklist: How to Pick the Winning Business School in Utah
According to the Financial Times, 2017 marked the highest salary increase in a decade for MBA graduates three years after their return in the workplace, and global average salary increase numbers are holding strong in 2018, where almost two-thirds of alum...
Carrying a Culture: Huntsman Entrepreneur Brings Guatemala Home with Hand-woven Wallets
Andy Thunell’s eyes gleamed with passion as he recounted his recent visit back to Guatemala. During that visit, Thunell was approached by a mother and her 3-year-old daughter, who had just finished her very first weave. The little girl proudly held up t
Professor Aaron Brough Featured on NPR and Scientific American
Excerpt from NPR – “The main takeaway from this study is that there's a widespread stereotype that people hold, both men and women, that eco-friendly behaviors are feminine. And because of that, men are sometimes reluctant to go green because they want to...
Beta Alpha Psi Achieves Top Status Again
The Delta Omega Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi earned the “Superior Chapter” award for the 39th consecutive year – longer than any other chapter in the nation. They are well on their way to celebrating 40 consecutive years of earning the “Superior Chapter” awa...
Business Class Upgrade: Utah State Magazine Spring 2018
10 years ago, the view outside of Douglas D. Anderson’s muted wood-paneled ground-floor office was anything but memorable, especially compared to the bright space he now occupies overlooking snow-capped Cache Valley.
Huntsman School Extends Global Accreditation
Through a peer-reviewed accountability process, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) announced that the Jon M. Huntsman School has extended its global accreditation in business and accounting. AACSB acknowledged the Huntsman S...
DA Davidson Rewards Students for Fantastic Performance
Finance students are taught many details about smart and strategic investing. However, they rarely have a chance to test and apply their knowledge in a real-world situation with high stakes while still being in a classroom setting. DA Davidson, a regiona
Huntsman Scholars Help High School Students
The inaugural Huntsman Scholar Leadership Lab didn't take place on campus in Logan. Instead, 50 Huntsman Scholars traveled 430 miles south to Whitehorse High School in San Juan County, Utah. The goal was to introduce the high school students to the myriad...
The Inconvenient Youth Effect: How Kids Become Pro-Social Brand Evangelists
Researcher Edwin Stafford says: “Social influence is often instrumental for encouraging pro-social behavioral change in others. Who else are
Conducting Academic Research
This summer I had the opportunity to attend the Business of Teaching Conference and conduct research with a group of students and professors in Iceland and Denmark. Although I am not a professor, I was drawn to this conference because I wanted to be expos...
Following an icon like Larry H. Miller as CEO of the company that bears his name can be intimidating, but then again Clark Whitworth, this year’s Distinguished Executive Alumnus, had a good teacher— Larry Miller.
Student Achieves New York Dream
With the Manhattan skyline plastered across her bedroom walls, Hadley Sargent’s sights were always set on a career under the bright city lights. And this Spring, when she graduates with a dual major in marketing and business administration, she’ll pack he...
Marketing Students Help Community
Students from the Huntsman Marketing Association student club helped local businesses improve their online presence during their fall semester service project. The students delivered new websites, built to the specific needs of the business, and tutored t...
My Huntsman Experience
When I entered the Huntsman School of Business in the spring of 2015, a then graduating senior named Steve Clark told me of his experience in beginning a great career with Koch Industries. He assured me that as long as I worked hard the faculty and staff
Winter 2018 Huntsman Alumni Magazine
Learn about what is happening at the Huntsman School of Business.
Carrying a Culture: Huntsman Entrepreneur Brings Guatemala Home with Hand-woven Wallets
Andy Thunell’s eyes gleamed with passion as he recounted his recent visit back to Guatemala. During that visit, Thunell was approached by a mother and her 3-year-old daughter, who had just finished her very first weave. The little girl proudly held up
10th Anniversary Celebration: Paul Huntsman Talks about father’s legacy
On November 30, 2017, we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the naming of the USU College of Business as the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. Paul Huntsman, publisher of the Salt Lake Tribune, and son of Jon and Karen Huntsman, spoke to students, facul...
What Needs to Happen Before Electric Cars Take Over the World
The men are prospecting for new sources of lithium, a raw material now found .... Edwin Stafford, a professor of marketing at Utah State University in Logan, ... to Tesla charging stations and can use the waiting time to have a meal or shop. .... 18, 2017...
School of Accountancy Ranked Nationally Again
The School of Accountancy in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business has once again been ranked as one of the best accounting programs in the nation.
Marketing Club Holds Aggie Ice Cream Competition
Singing “The Scotsman.” Sitting on Old Main Hill. Cheering at football games. Making a bonfire at Second Dam. And of course, eating Aggie Ice Cream. These are just some of the things that make us Aggies.
Inaugural Professor: Does Finance Really Matter?
Does Finance Really Matter? Ben Blau, Economics and Finance professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, answered this question at the president’s inaugural lecture on November 7.
Former Deloitte CEO Shares Career Advice
Jim Quigley’s mother was a school teacher; his father, a forest ranger, and he grew up in the tiny town of Kanosh, Utah, with a graduating class of 91 students. Yet from those humble beginnings, Quigley rose to become CEO of Deloitte, the leading professi...
Huntsman Scholar Program Welcomes New Assistant Director
Thanks to the generous donations of the Huntsman Family, Koch Foundation, and others, the Huntsman School has been able to continuously innovate student curriculum and programming. One key program that has recently undergone an innovative shift is the Hun...
Leadership Professor Named New Professional MBA Director
Dr. Bradley A. Winn, a leadership and strategy professor at USU, was recently appointed to serve as the new director of the Professional MBA Programs. PMBA programs at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business now serve about 200 working professionals throug...
MIS Inaugural Professor: Don't be a Blobfish
Am I a blobfish? Are my students blobfish? These questions came to Robert Mills’ mind as he prepared for the Inaugural Professor Lecture Series, hosted by Utah State University’s President Noelle Cockett, to honor recently promoted professors.
Huntsman Leadership Summit Highlights Characteristics of Successful Leaders
On Friday, September 29, 2017, two partner investors, two CEOs and one vice president spoke on a panel at the Huntsman Leadership Summit to conclude Business Week at Utah State University.
Management Minute - Value of an MBA
Learn more from Professor Scott Hammond on how an MBA will enhance your career, your network, and accelerate your business mastery.
Going Back to School
The typical image of an unmarried, 18-to-22-year-old college student is giving way to a new reality. At Utah State University, a large and growing percentage of students are non-traditional students — older in age, with professional work experience and mo...
Public Accounting Report 2017 Rankings
The School of Accountancy is excited to report that we continue to rank in the “Top 50” graduate and undergraduate programs in The Public Accounting Report 2017 Annual Rankings.
Top Finish in National Real Estate Investing Competition
A team of Huntsman School students placed third in a national real estate competition, ahead of Harvard, BYU, Wisconsin Madison, Pepperdine and others in the 2016 Real Confidence University Challenge.
How I Spent My Summer
This Summer, I spent several weeks in Southeast Asia on a Global Learning Experience with the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. We traveled to Vietnam, Thailand, China, and Hong Kong to meet with businesses, government agencies, and international organi...
Leonard J. Arrington Centennial Conference
This July, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business was honored to host the Leonard J. Arrington Centennial Conference, sponsored by Cache Valley Bank and Siegfried—Jensen.
Are Women CEO Material? NY Times Taps Cross-campus Team of USU Researchers
In recent years, some women have broken through the business world’s glass ceiling, that invisible barrier keeping their sex from rising to such positions as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. But, when women executives do reach the ladder’s top rung, they’r
Huntsman School Welcomes Incoming Freshmen
The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business will host four Huntsman Welcome socials this Summer for incoming direct admit students and Huntsman Scholars. Several gracious alumni are hosting the socials at their homes along the Wasatch Front. These events will
Exploring Careers in NYC
Sixteen students, along with two faculty members, travelled to New York City earlier this month for three days of career exploration visits with finance firms. The ten visits included large firms such as Goldman Sachs, KPMG, and Bloomberg as well as S&P,
IMA Wins Again
The Huntsman School’s student chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has been named Outstanding Student Chapter for the 2nd year in a row, and 7th time overall. They are one of only four chapters out of 129 chapters nationwide who earned...
Teaching & Research
Teaching & Research highlights of Huntsman School faculty members.
Holland Travels to Japan
Management Associate Professor Dan Holland received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Kyoto, Japan, for a portion of the 2017-2018 academic year.
At the Top of Their Game
Huntsman alumni are leading lives of distinction around the world.
How We're Building Huntsman
Karen and I met while crossing the Quad at USU, and our experience at Utah State shaped our lives.
In-state Tuition for all MAcc Students from 16 Western States
Some students who are beginning the MAcc program in the Fall 2017 semester or later may have the benefit of paying in-state tuition to obtain their MAcc degree due to the program’s recent designation as a Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) by the We...
Congratulations 2017 Graduates!
Learn more about this year's Valedictorian, Commencement Speaker, and the 2017 graduates
USU Announces $50 million gift
Utah State University announced today a major expansion of its highly selective Huntsman Scholar Program and the launch of the Center for Growth and Opportunity thanks to a joint $50 million gift to the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business from the Huntsman...
Huntsman Students take 1st Place at National Competition
A team of Huntsman Marketing Association students representing the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University won a $15,000 grand prize by taking first place in the prestigious 2017 Wake Forest Marketing Analytics Case Competition.
MHR Program Ranked Nationally
The Master of Human Resources (MHR) online program at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University ranks fourth in nation, according to Human Resources MBA, a resource guide for the human resources industry. This top ranking measured th...
The Huntsman School welcomes two outstanding new faculty
The Huntsman School welcomes Dr. Briggs Depew as an Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Finance and Dr. Mike Ulrich as an Assistant Professor, Department of Management.
Helping Families in Need
Many Americans feel stress and uncertainty about their finances. In a recent Federal Reserve report, nearly one-third of survey respondents said they’re “just getting by” financially, and about one-quarter reported struggling to pay bills. Almost half o
Professor Named Fulbright Scholar
It has been more than 30 years since Dr. Daniel Holland, an Associate Professor in the Management Department in the Huntsman School of Business who teaches entrepreneurship and strategy, served in Japan as a voluntary representative of The Church of Jesus...
ProSales Club Shines
Recently, students from the Huntsman ProSales Club excelled at the Florida State International Collegiate Sales Competition, the Russ Berrie Institute National Sales Competition, and the Qualtrics Sales Idol Competition.
USU Accounting Alum Wins International Internal Audit Research Award
USU Accounting alum, Lancelot Giles ’09, recently received the Esther R. Sawyer Research award at The Institute of Internal Auditors’ 75th annual conference in New York. The Sawyer Award is an annual worldwide competition open to undergraduate or graduat
Board Member Named CEO
Board Member Named CEO
Thought Leader Visiting Huntsman
Thought Leader Visiting Huntsman
Rising to the Top
Rising to the Top
Board Members Set Example
Jan 2017 Best Companies Recognition
Professor’s Book Lands on Best of 2016 List
Professor’s Book Lands on Best of 2016 List
Kathryn Fargam, ’09 receives UACPA Award
Kathryn Fargam, ’09 received the UACPA award for Women to Watch: Emerging Leader at the UACPA’s Annual Inauguration & Awards Banquet this fall. This award is presented to a woman professional who has made significant contributions to the profession and h