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BYU Gaining National Recognition for Undergraduate Research Support

BYU Gaining National Recognition for Undergraduate Research Support

Archimedes was one of history’s most influential mathematicians, in addition to being an astronomer, engineer, and physicist. He developed an unprecedented method for determining the volume of objects and invented a heat ray to torch ships attacking his hometown. In explaining the principle of the lever, he said, “Give me but a firm spot on which to stand, and I shall move the earth.”

CPMS Alum Cui Tao Wins Presidential Award

CPMS Alum Cui Tao Wins Presidential Award

Cui Tao’s love for both biology and computer science has led to more than an accomplished research and teaching career—it has earned her one of Barack Obama’s final awards before the former president left office in January.

Prehistoric “Buzzsaw Killer” Comes to BYU

Prehistoric “Buzzsaw Killer” Comes to BYU

America loves a good shark story. The country’s obsession with the frightening fish has been manifested by its love of Jaws, Shark Week, and four full-length Sharknado films. Little do Utahns know, the state has its own shark story–kind of. Hundreds of millions of years ago, Northern Utah was at the bottom of a prehistoric sea, which housed large, shark-like creatures with sets of teeth like buzzsaws.