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In Sum


$1.3 million

Amount of grant given to BYU’s mathematics department by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the department’s new undergraduate mentoring program

102

Professors from 87 universities in 35 states who have expressed interest in learning how BYU’s math department has used mentoring to help its students engage in meaningful research

Wi07_2641$12,500

Amount awarded to B. Tyler Tiberius (’07) for his patented paintball gun in the Student Entrepreneur of the Year contest

9,100

Miles traveled by Alwi Shihab, former Indonesian minister of foreign affairs, to address students in an October 2006 BYU forum

$700,000

Amount awarded to BYU’s IDeA Lab (Information and Decision Algorithm Laboratories) by the NSF

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Students who received the daily $100 giveaway in celebration of the Bookstore’s 100th birthday in 2006

3,000

Cupcakes given away to celebrate the Bookstore’s 100th birthday

1,000

Hershey bars sold for 5 cents during one of the Bookstore’s 100th anniversary sales