Math major William Yu wins Marshall Scholarship

Yun William Yu, a 19-year-old Indiana University student,  this spring will graduate Phi Beta Kappa with majors in chemistry, mathematics and Germanic studies has been named a 2009 Marshall Scholar by the British government.

Described by his professors as "the best IU has to offer" and as "a modern Renaissance Man in development," Yu will be the first undergraduate at Indiana University to write an honors thesis in mathematics. Both a Herman B Wells and a Barry M. Goldwater scholar, Yu entered IU at age 15 after graduating from Southridge High School in Huntingburg, Ind.

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