[Video] Whoosh Cecil: The Legacy of President Samuelson
April 29, 2014
A tribute to the 12th president of BYU, Cecil O. Samuelson, who ended his 11-year tenure on April 30, 2014. A respected physician and scholar, President Samuelson accepted the call to lead the university on May 1, 2003. With wit, wisdom and faith President Samuelson inspired a generation of students, improved the physical campus and focused the university on educational priorities.
A team of BYU biologists has been tracking dragonflies around the world, from Vietnam to the islands of Vanuatu. Their goal is to piece together the first-ever phylogenic tree of all 6,300 known species and their ancestors.
Amy Jensen, associate dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communications, delivered Tuesday’s forum address. She spoke on why our bodies matter in today’s digital world. More specifically, she explained that being more intentional about how we use and where we place our bodies can help us grow and cultivate a deeper understanding of others.