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How to Prepare for the STEM Fair

How to Prepare for the STEM Fair

The STEM Fair is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start preparing. You may have seen flyers around campus, colorful announcements on the big screens in hallways, and emails about its prep activities. You may already know that it will take...
One PhD Candidate’s Path to BYU

One PhD Candidate’s Path to BYU

PhD candidate Ashari Kannangara came to BYU from Sri Lanka to study how to make chemotherapy more effective. “I have seen a lot of people go through the pain of cancer,” she said. One of those was her uncle, who battled bladder cancer for several years. She witnessed...
Do the Math!

Do the Math!

In Spring of 2018, students took their study of math equations from the orderly classrooms of BYU campus to a much larger classroom: South America.

Dr. Michael Dorff, chair of BYU’s Department of Mathematics, led the three-week study abroad tour through four South American countries: Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Argentina. The trip allowed sixteen STEM students to study math in a real-world, culturally diverse setting. Students toured various companies including Itaú Bank, Walmart, General Motors, and Laureate.