Marriott Alumni Magazine

Summer 2018

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18 4 Contents | summer 2018 Plus . . . 9 inside the classroom The Language of Business 16 around the cooler Log In, Link In 30 By the numBers Time for Travel 37 school news 43 alumni news Cover photo by Bradley Slade 24 Features 4 rising to the occasion This is a critical time for our nation, a critical time for the world, and a critical time for each of you, Leon Panetta told BYU Marriott stu- dents when he was presented with the school's International Executive of the Year Award. But he has hope. 10 kindness is a verB Despite all of the bad in the world, serial acts of kindness provide a tangible reminder that we can still be compassionate and serve others. Here are some ideas for how to infuse a bit of kindness into each day. 18 a good man BYU Marriott MPA grad and Humor U alum Hani Almadhoun returned to BYU campus in February. His experience at the university— a place he says is a comfortable home for Muslims—helped shape who he is today and prepared him for success. 24 working with mental illness When people with mental illness disclose their condition to their employers, both employees and employers can find ways to communicate with, respond to, and support one another to achieve positive outcomes. 32 coaching with authority A positive sports experience inspired BYU researchers to investigate which coaching attri- butes and methods spark the maximum moti- vation for youth athletes to stay in the game and enjoy playing sports for years to come. 16 3 summer 2018

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