Igniting a Passion

Scott Strobel is drawn to his unlikely scholars—the ones with passion but no pedigree. The deputy provost of Yale University’s Center for Teaching and Learning and vice president of Yale’s West Campus research center, Strobel remembers one student from New Jersey. He came from a humble background, but the young man dreamed of being a scientist. Strobel’s class Rainforest Expedition and Laboratory—which included a trip to South America to collect biological samples—ignited the student’s passion.

 Read Strobel’s full story at BYU Magazine.

Full Name: 
Scott A. Strobel
Grad Year: 
BA 1987
College: 
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Major: 
Chemistry
Author: 
Madeline Buhman
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