Janeen A. Costa, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Utah, has been given the first Marvin J. Ashton Teaching Excellence Award. Costa teaches in the U.'s David Eccles School of Business.

Costa teaches courses in international marketing, marketing principles, qualitative research methods and cultural analysis of marketing and consumer be-hav-ior.The award acknowledges the contributions of the late Marvin J. Ashton, an apostle with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.