Jennifer Craft, a civil engineering graduate student, won first place and $5,000 at the BYU Three-Minute Thesis competition. The competition gives students the opportunity to present their research in an engaging and concise manner. Craft shared her passion for using an innovative structural technique to protect buildings from earthquakes. Read more.
At the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology convocation ceremonies on Friday, April 24 graduates were inspired by Gary Crocker, chairman of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals and president of Crocker Ventures, and his advice on finding true success in their careers.
It takes many engineering students five years to finish their course work and graduate. But Ryan Barrett, the university commencement speaker, managed to complete his mechanical engineering degree, the honors program, a Spanish Language certificate and a business minor in less than four years.