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Why are There Fewer Women CEOS? Media Seek Answers from USU

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

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...

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

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...

Professor Aaron Brough Featured in EcoWatch

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,...

Exploring Real Estate in the Bay

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...

New Huntsman School Department Created

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...

 Can Positive Office Relationships have Negative Effects?

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.

Dr. Michael Glauser Featured in the Washington Post on Why Startups Succeed in Small Cities

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...

Student Achieves New York Dream

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

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

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

Marketing Club Holds Aggie Ice Cream Competition

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.

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research highlights of Huntsman School faculty members.

Holland Travels to Japan

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.

Huntsman Students take 1st Place at National Competition

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.

Professor Named Fulbright Scholar

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

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.

Professor’s Book Lands on Best of 2016 List

Professor’s Book Lands on Best of 2016 List

Professor’s Book Lands on Best of 2016 List

Huntsman Bolsters Faculty in Ethical Leadership

Huntsman Bolsters Faculty in Ethical Leadership

Dr. Julena Bonner joins the Huntsman School of Business faculty this year as the winner of the Best Student Paper in the Social Issues in Management Division at the 2016 Academy of Management meetings. This is the second year in a row that she has receiv

Huntsman marketing professor’s research is cited in Wall Street Journal article

Huntsman marketing professor’s research is cited in Wall Street Journal article

Research led and published by Huntsman marketing professor Sterling Bone was cited in the November 10, 2016 Wall Street Journal article, “Black-Owned Businesses Face Credit Gap.”

What are your employees saying about you?

What are your employees saying about you?

In an article published in the Harvard Business Review, Huntsman School Associate Professor Nate Washburn, along with Ben Galvin from BYU, provides some suggestions for leaders to develop powerful and inspirational leadership.

Prestigious Internship Leads to Full-Time Position

Prestigious Internship Leads to Full-Time Position

The first thing you will notice about Eliza Thacker is that she speaks quickly and concisely. While she is a naturally friendly and enthusiastic person, she honed these communication skills while interning for General Mills in Philadelphia this summer. Th...

How Global Experiences Enrich Learning

How Global Experiences Enrich Learning

Foreign travel is an opportunity that can greatly enrich a student’s education and the Global Learning Experiences program at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business does just that. Aligning with the school’s pillar of global vision, the program provides r...

Entrepreneurs Choose Persistence Over Adventure

Entrepreneurs Choose Persistence Over Adventure

When considering potential new opportunities, entrepreneurs typically contemplate the possible financial and non-financial benefits that may be generated and the probability of successfully starting the business. Unsurprisingly, if the new opportunity is

Crossing the Desert for Cancer

Crossing the Desert for Cancer

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business alumnus Kaden Comadena (BA ’10) has taken the challenge to ‘dare mighty things’ seriously. The International Business graduate recently completed the Marathon des Sables. A six day, 159-mile race across the Sahara Desert...

Faculty Research Wins Award at Qualtrics Insight Summit

Faculty Research Wins Award at Qualtrics Insight Summit

In February, leading business professionals and academics from around the world gathered at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City for the 2016 Qualtrics Insight Summit. Prominent on the program was the “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” game show, host

3 Hired by Goldman Sachs

3 Hired by Goldman Sachs

Congratulations to three Huntsman students who recently received full-time offers as financial analysts in the highly sought after Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. The Huntsman School of Business was the only institution to place three studen...

Aggies in India

Aggies in India

This summer, Huntsman student, Gavin Salisbury, MIS, ‘16, and recent Huntsman MBA alumnus, Riley Duke, ‘15, traveled to India to work with the KVM Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides English language and professional skills education to uni...

Entrepreneur Leadership Series (MGT 3550)

Entrepreneur Leadership Series (MGT 3550)

Sign up for the most valuable one-credit class you’ll ever take! MGT 3550 is a one credit class where you get to hear the stories of 10 successful, world-renowned entrepreneurs and how they built their companies, followed their passions and defined their

Entrepreneur Leadership Series (MGT 3550)

Entrepreneur Leadership Series (MGT 3550)

Sign up for the most valuable one-credit class you’ll ever take! MGT 3550 is a one credit class where you get to hear the stories of 10 successful, world-renowned entrepreneurs and how they built their companies, followed their passions and defined their

Wendy Bosshardt - Student Success Story

Wendy Bosshardt - Student Success Story

Wendy shares her experiences at the Huntsman School of Business and her life-changing extracurricular activities.

Jim Allred - Student Success Story

Jim Allred - Student Success Story

Jim shares his Huntsman experience of traveling to ten different countries, moving to California for an internship, becoming the Scholar of the Year and now accepting his dream job.

Trevor Gonzalez - Student Success Story

Trevor Gonzalez - Student Success Story

Trevor shares his advice and experience at the Huntsman School of Business.

Sales Idol

Sales Idol

For the second consecutive year, a Huntsman student won first place at the Intercollegiate Sales Idol Competition. Morgan Ipaktchian, Marketing, ’17, took home the first prize winnings of $3,500 out of more than 100 students from various colleges in Utah....

Huntsman Marketing Team Climbs Summit

Huntsman Marketing Team Climbs Summit

We each have a few defining moments in our lives; moments that shape and change us in ways we can’t predict or quantify. The Marketing Analytics Summit created one of those defining moments for my team and I. We spent the last month working long hours ana...

Utah State University Entrepreneurs Among Utah's Best

Utah State University Entrepreneurs Among Utah's Best

The past month has been a busy and profitable one for a few Utah State University student entrepreneurs who have competed for money and investment in entrepreneurship competitions.

Student Viewpoint

Student Viewpoint

“You don’t take courses; you take professors.” This statement was some of the best advice I received during my undergraduate education. Facing graduation in a few weeks, I can see that I was blessed with a slew of amazing professors and mentors.

How We Teach Entrepreneurship

How We Teach Entrepreneurship

At the Jeffrey D. Clark Center for Entrepreneurship in the Huntsman School of Business, we have a unique and effective program for teaching students the skills of entrepreneurship. It starts with our six-course minor which is available to students from al...

My Favorite Professor - Dan Holland

My Favorite Professor - Dan Holland

Dr. Dan Holland is not just an ordinary, by-the-book college professor. My first interactions with Dr. Holland in my freshman orientation class proved this to be true. Dr. Holland was substituting for my professor and all of us were antsy as we waited for...

Huntsman Students in Dubai

Huntsman Students in Dubai

Seven Huntsman students were invited to the Insight Dubai Women’s Conference in the United Arab Emirates. One of those students, Wendy Bosshardt, Marketing and Psychology, ’15, attended the conference last year and was one of only four students worldwide

Peter Huntsman: Challenge Conventional Wisdom

Peter Huntsman: Challenge Conventional Wisdom

On Wednesday night students gathered to listen to the last speaker of the Entrepreneur Leadership Series, Peter Huntsman, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Huntsman Chemical and Chief Executive Officer of Huntsman Cancer Foundation and t...

Shark Tank Meets Utah State

Shark Tank Meets Utah State

Students in the Entrepreneur Leadership Series class gathered in the Eccles Conference Center on Wednesday April 1st to watch four fellow classmates pitch their business ideas to angel investors in Utah State’s very own Shark Tank. As the students filed i...

Sharlene Wells Hawkes: Miss America, Sportscaster, and Entrepreneur

Sharlene Wells Hawkes: Miss America, Sportscaster, and Entrepreneur

From brains to beauty to business, Sharlene Hawkes has just about done it all. After winning the Miss America Pageant in 1985, Hawkes earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from BYU, and later, a master’s degree from the University of Utah. She be...

Becoming Prepared for a Career

Becoming Prepared for a Career

As a student it can be difficult to know what classes to take or what careers to pursue. I’m happy to say that I have made it through that process and am starting my sales career on Monday with Nalco in Midland, Texas. Although the journey was not easy, i...

Entrepreneur Lecture Series: Davis Smith, Founder of Cotopaxi

Entrepreneur Lecture Series: Davis Smith, Founder of Cotopaxi

After graduating with his bachelor's, Davis Smith and his wife decided to take an unpaid internship in Peru. While in Cusco, they met many locals who played barefoot in the city center. One in particular named Edgar, insisted on shining Davis’s tennis sho...

Preparing Students for Jobs of Tomorrow

Preparing Students for Jobs of Tomorrow

As part the international “Hour of Code” event, USU Huntsman School of Business professor Kristal Ray led a basic computer coding class for 100 third- and fifth-grade students at Manti Elementary. Combining her computer science background with business an...

BKA Content Presents to USU Huntsman School of Business Entrepreneur Club

BKA Content Presents to USU Huntsman School of Business Entrepreneur Club

Utah-based SEO content company BKA Content recently met with members of the Utah State University Entrepreneur Club to discuss what it takes to start and run a successful tech business. The hour-long presentation was held at the USU extension center on 25...

100 Cities 100 Entrepreneurs

100 Cities 100 Entrepreneurs

The Silicon Valley approach for building companies has become the main strategy taught at many business schools around the country. It goes like this: You create a prototype you can quickly test, preferably in the tech industry. You find a group of users

Opportunity Scholarship: Bo Johnson

Opportunity Scholarship: Bo Johnson

Studying abroad in the United Kingdom has been one of the most edifying experiences I’ve ever had. Participating in an exchange program is more than attending a different college; it is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to develop and grow as an indi...

5 Habits That Boost Your Workplace Effectiveness

5 Habits That Boost Your Workplace Effectiveness

Are you efficient at checking things off your to-do list, or are you truly effective in getting the right things done? It’s important to know the difference between efficiency and effectiveness – and to take steps toward the latter if you hope to maximize...

Opportunity Scholarship: Ashley Huntington

Opportunity Scholarship: Ashley Huntington

In Spring of 2014 I took the opportunity to go on a Go Global trip with the Huntsman School of Business to London. In preparation, I applied and received an Opportunity Scholarship from the Huntsman School. This financial aid made a great difference in my...

HMA Medical Sales Blitz

HMA Medical Sales Blitz

Last week the Huntsman Marketing Association went through a medical sales blitz where students had the opportunity to interview with Ray Fujikawa the Senior Vice President of Commercial Strategy at Orthofix, a Global medical device company. The following

100 Small Towns 100 Entreprenuers

100 Small Towns 100 Entreprenuers

In the June 2014 Huntsman Post we mentioned that the Director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship, Dr. Mike Glauser, was beginning his cross-country bike trip to interview 100 entrepreneurs in 100 small towns across America.

Framing Sustainability for the Free, Frugal, and Fit & Fabulous

Framing Sustainability for the Free, Frugal, and Fit & Fabulous

Selling Utah State University students on a new ‘Blue Goes Green’ fee to fund sustainability projects on campus has involved connecting sustainability with the students’ desires for freedom, saving money, physical fitness, and love.

Minority Entrepreneurs Face Added Challenges

Minority Entrepreneurs Face Added Challenges

Sterling Bone, an assistant professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, recently completed research that shows entrepreneurs who are minorities face more obstacles to success than their Caucasian counterparts.

GoPro Marketing Competition

GoPro Marketing Competition

I had no idea what to expect from my first marketing competition. I signed up anyway, thinking that this could lead to a new line on my resume, or maybe the opportunity to rub shoulders with other professionals in the marketing field. While both those thi...

Fatbikes Leading to Fat Money for Student Entrepreneur

Fatbikes Leading to Fat Money for Student Entrepreneur

Some say that ultimate happiness in a career happens when you combine what you love with what makes you money.

At the age of 21, Spencer Bailey, international business & finance, ‘15, has done just that.

His business idea started by find...

Huntsman Professor's Research Sparks Discussions About "Organizational Virtue"

Huntsman Professor's Research Sparks Discussions About "Organizational Virtue"

A presidential candidate in the last election cycle took flack when he said: “Corporations are people, my friend.” And yet, a Huntsman professor is arguing that corporations can, in fact, behave just like people and his research is generating discussion i...

USU "Sales Jedi" Enter State-Wide Competition and Leave With Top Prizes

USU "Sales Jedi" Enter State-Wide Competition and Leave With Top Prizes

When the Utah State University students walked into the room for the competition, the judges had no idea they were dealing with Aggie "Sales Jedi."

All they knew is that Utah Valley University had invited the best sales students from colleges aro...

When is it Time to Give Up? Dan Holland Shares His Research

When is it Time to Give Up? Dan Holland Shares His Research

“Never give up” is often the mantra of entrepreneurs. Tenacity is celebrated. Dan Holland, assistant professor, talks about his research in entrepreneurial persistence and warns of decision-making biases that may lead to misguided strategies.

Paper by Chad Albrecht and Dan Holland to be Published in the Journal of Business Ethics

Paper by Chad Albrecht and Dan Holland to be Published in the Journal of Business Ethics

Assistant professors Chad Albrecht and Dan Holland recently had a paper accepted by the Journal of Business Ethics.

Huntsman Students Create New Marketing Approach Called "The Flash"

Huntsman Students Create New Marketing Approach Called "The Flash"

It all started with an idea — an idea that then became a reality. First senior Kevin Schmidt and two other Huntsman students created an approach that allowed companies to advertise more effectively to college students, and then the Flash Marketing Group w...

Huntsman Students Doug Deakin and Matt Brown Awarded in Top 25 Utah Student-Founded Businesses

Huntsman Students Doug Deakin and Matt Brown Awarded in Top 25 Utah Student-Founded Businesses

Two Huntsman students, Doug Deakin and Matt Brown, were named among the 25 winners of the Top 25 Student- Founded Businesses in Utah. The awards were given by the nonprofit “Utah Student 25” at the Utah Student 25 Awards Gala March 14 at the University of...

My Favorite Professor: USU Grad Nick Bahr Recalls Working on Research Projects with Dr. Chad Albrecht

My Favorite Professor: USU Grad Nick Bahr Recalls Working on Research Projects with Dr. Chad Albrecht

My experience with Dr. Chad Albrecht was life changing in a literal sense. I was privileged to collaborate with him on several research projects while working on my undergraduate degree at USU. One project, on how management styles are shifting, led to a

Six-Week Entrepreneurship Minor Offered Summer 2013

Six-Week Entrepreneurship Minor Offered Summer 2013

In summer semester 2013, the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business will offer students a new opportunity to earn an entrepreneurship minor in just six weeks. Six two-credit classes are offered, and students will identify a business opportunity to develop thr...

Entrepreneurship Club Draws Students From Across Campus to Entrepreneurship Week Events

Entrepreneurship Club Draws Students From Across Campus to Entrepreneurship Week Events

Every year children across the country mix up their best brew, hand-letter signs, and test their parents’ support levels by opening makeshift lemonade stands. During Entrepreneurship Week, USU students, armed with a grownup understanding of marketing, wer...

 Marketing Professors Adjust Message, Kick-Start New Industry

Marketing Professors Adjust Message, Kick-Start New Industry

One might think that a proposal to save water during a drought would be an easy sell. We discovered that it was not. We knew that, according to theory, in the world of marketing if you aren’t prepared to adjust your approach until your message connects wi...

Students Win Case Study Competition By Developing Metrics For Skullcandy Training Efforts

Students Win Case Study Competition By Developing Metrics For Skullcandy Training Efforts

In search of finding a quantifiable way to measure training efforts, Skullcandy turned to USU students for a help during the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business Marketing Case Competition. The competition put participants into a real-life training and mark...

Article Published by Huntsman Professors is Widely Circulated, Translated Into French

Article Published by Huntsman Professors is Widely Circulated, Translated Into French

When Cathy Hartman and Edwin Stafford submitted a story in summer of 2012 called, “Making Green More Macho,” they had no idea it would end up being translated into French. The story that was published in the cross-disciplinary, sustainability journal Solu...

Entrepreneur Leadership Series is Hosting Weekly Speakers

Entrepreneur Leadership Series is Hosting Weekly Speakers

Many people dream of launching their own business. Getting a new venture off the ground, however, is not easy. This year’s Entrepreneur Leadership Series, hosted by the Center For Entrepreneurial Excellence, is designed to help. Each lecture this year foc...

Ryan Taylor is Driven by Big Goals

Ryan Taylor is Driven by Big Goals

t would be easy to imagine the path to vocational success for Ryan Taylor as being clear and unobstructed. After all, his father owns multiple, successful Chevrolet dealerships. But Ryan doesn’t see it that way. He said his father’s success has come becau...

Peruvian Company Honored For Work Done With the  SEED Program

Peruvian Company Honored For Work Done With the SEED Program

For five years USU students have been teaming up with a Peruvian agricultural company to help entrepreneurs launch new ventures. The firm's successful work is not going unnoticed; in fact, the company has just received national recognition for the good it...

Dog Eat Dog World: Challenges of an Entrepreneurial Start-up

Dog Eat Dog World: Challenges of an Entrepreneurial Start-up

It was my boss who got me thinking about taking a leap of faith and starting my own business. It proved to be a leap I survived even though I had a faulty parachute. I had worked for a local pet supply company, ACME Pets, for six years when it was taken o...

Students Gain Real-World Experience in Marketing Case Competition

Students Gain Real-World Experience in Marketing Case Competition

It’s not every day in the business world that men and women are encouraged to sport beards. It happened on Friday, Nov. 30, however, when students participated in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business’s first-ever Marketing Case Competition, for a client...

Professor Stacey Hills Connected With Students

Professor Stacey Hills Connected With Students

Executives and professors often talk of having an open-door policy. Stacy Hills’ open door policy doesn’t have to be stated. Anyone who passes by her office can see it. Even though it’s not a huge office, it is packed with students all the time. Some are

Huntsman Professors Find Ways to Make “Green” More Macho

Huntsman Professors Find Ways to Make “Green” More Macho

Last spring, Huntsman marketing professors Cathy Hartman and Edwin Stafford got a chuckle over an OgilvyEarth study that found green was too pink. Specifically, the ad agency reported that men, in general, resist environmentally-preferable behaviors and p...

Entrepreneurship Week Provides Innovative Opportunities for Students

Entrepreneurship Week Provides Innovative Opportunities for Students

For one week in early April, Utah State University students with drive, dreams, and creativity found such attributes could prove especially rewarding. The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business called it Entrepreneurship Week, and organizers from the student-...

Entrepreneurship Club Hosts Event to Involve All Students

Entrepreneurship Club Hosts Event to Involve All Students

The night before the opening of the Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence, the Entrepreneurship Club hosted an event for students aimed at boosting involvement and raising awareness.

New Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Begins to Draw in Innovative Thinkers

New Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Begins to Draw in Innovative Thinkers

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business officially launched its Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence with an event that celebrated the very kind of innovative, visionary thinking that created the Center in the first place.

SEED Program Sparks a Successful Bakery in Peru

SEED Program Sparks a Successful Bakery in Peru

Graduates from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business earn diplomas for their hard work and effort. Four graduates in Peru, however, have their own bakery to show for their efforts. These are not graduates of the Huntsman School of Business but are, rathe...