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Farrell Edwards

Old Main Society Member Farrell Edwards is a 2009 recipient of the Governor's Medals for Science and Technology

Utah State University physics professor Farrell Edwards, along with the USU team that developed the internationally renowned National Library of Virtual Manipulatives, received the State of Utah's highest science honor in a Jan. 5 ceremony in Salt Lake City. Gov. Gary R. Herbert and State Science Advisor Tami Goetz presented 2009 Governor's Science Medals for Science and Technology to Edwards and to NLVM team members Lawrence Cannon and Robert Heal, mathematics professors; education professor James Dorward and instructional technology research scientist Joel Duffin.

Farrell Edwards

Physics professor Farrell Edwards, who recently celebrated his 50th anniversary as a USU faculty member, is a 2009 recipient of the Governor's Medal for Science and Technology.

Both awards were presented in the science education category of the annual program, which recognizes individuals and groups for outstanding contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge, education and industry in Utah and beyond.

Click here to view the full article about him in Utah State Today.