The School of Physics and Astronomy Society of Physics Students (SPS) has been selected as an Outstanding SPS Chapter for the 2007-2008 school year. More »
Dr. Allen Goldman, Regents Professor and Head of Physics, will present the first talk of the semester in the Regents Professor Lecture Series. Dr. Goldman will discuss "Superconductivity: High Science and High Technology", on Monday, February 2, 2009, 11:30-1:00 p.m. in the Coffman Union Theater. His talk will be followed by a reception. More »
Physics Force will perform their show on Friday, January 16th as scheduled. There is no cancellation due to bad weather. More »
Professor Yong Zhong Qian was recently elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society through the Division of Nuclear Physics. More »
Professor Paul Crowell was recently elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. Crowell was cited for the application of elegant optical and transport techniques to the study of spin dynamics and transport in metals and semiconductors; and experiments probing the excitation spectra of inhomogeneously magnetized systems, particularly magnetic vortices.
Ashley Lynne Nord, a senior in the University of Minnesota’s Honors Program, has been named one of 32 Rhodes Scholars for 2008. She is a summa cum laude candidate for a Bachelor of Arts degree in global studies with a minor in Spanish studies, and a candidate for Bachelor of Science degrees in physics and astrophysics. More »
James Kakalios has been named one of four Institute of Technology Taylor Distinguished Professors. This is a three year appointment to work as a team of key advisors on matters related to improving undergraduate education within the college. More »
Jon Anderson, PhysTEC Teacher in Residence, has won second prize from the 2008 Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Teachers Conference for the best presentation by a secondary school teacher on the subject of Particle Physics in the Age of the Large Hadron Collider. More »
Physics Faculty, staff and students are invited to a a seasonal party to help raise participation in the Community Fund Drive. The party will take place on Friday, October 10 at 3:00 p.m. in Room 216.