On August 30, 2010 Stephen Merrill walked onto BYU’s campus as a newly minted freshman. On April 28, 2017, Merrill, like most students, will leave BYU a little differently. But unlike most students, Merrill’s transformation includes overcoming major physical challenges.
BYU Adjunct Statistics Professor Jared Ward had a top-10 finish at Monday’s Boston Marathon. Leading up to the race, Ward’s running research prepared him for the notorious course.
Faculty and staff were recognized for their outstanding achievement February 3, 2017, at the BYU College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences (CPMS) Annual Awards Banquet.
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.”
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.