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Go Ahead, Take the Hard Classes

Go Ahead, Take the Hard Classes

Dr. Pete Roming may now be the director of Southwest Research Institute’s Space Engineering Department, but he still remembers how BYU helped start his career. “Almost every job I have had I can trace back to Brigham Young University,” Roming said. “When I was a grad...
Movie Magic: Oscar Nominee Seeks to Pay it Forward

Movie Magic: Oscar Nominee Seeks to Pay it Forward

He is a Transformer with Hulk-size success. Oscar nominee Jason Smith says his BYU education set the course that has led to his achievements in the movie industry. Smith is a visual effects supervisor at ILM (Industrial Light & Magic), a motion picture special...
Technology Unlocks Petroleum Potential

Technology Unlocks Petroleum Potential

BYU alum Chris Bexfield has worked ten years for one of the United States’ top hydrocarbon producers—combining business, technology, and geology. Chevron employed Bexfield in 2007 after he had worked three years for Anadarko Petroleum. His geological knowledge has...
This Alum Wants to Turn Your House into a Robot

This Alum Wants to Turn Your House into a Robot

You don’t need to talk to Lanny Lin for very long before you learn what his passion is. “I’m looking forward to having everybody—first starting with North America—have a smart home and make them feel this is such a wonderful experience that they cannot live...