Marriott Alumni Magazine

Winter 2016

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Contents | winter 2016 Features Plus . . . 8 By the numBers This Is the Place for Outdoor Fun 19 inside the classroom Giving Grants, Gaining Experience 26 around the cooler A Change of Heart 36 school news 43 alumni news Cover art by Ben Hansen 4 20 19 4 telling tales It's in the ancient art of storytelling, says Marriott School research, that modern organi- zations can find more meaningful ways to trans- fer institutional knowledge on a global scale. 10 small town, Big Business Even with a corporate VP gig, Tracy Memmott stays close to her country roots. She leads her global team from afar in rural Utah, where she built an HR system in record time—and revital- ized the local rodeo. 14 cereBral security The key to hacker-proof data sits between your ears. By studying the cerebral processes behind computer users' riskiest behaviors, Marriott School researchers are uncovering better strat- egies to keep information safe. 20 two for the money As more women nationwide earn a bigger slice of the family income, BYU couples adapt to build thriving households—regardless of who brings home the bacon. 28 advanced Parenting: your toP 25 college-admission Questions, answered College prep stumps many a parent. Just how important are AP English and marching band, and do lackluster grades doom a student for- ever? We brought in the experts to help you demystify college admissions. 10 3 winter 2016

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