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Graduation Reception

There will be a reception for physics and astronomy graduates and their guests begins at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 4th in Physics 216. More »

Alumnus Receives First Morehouse Physics Prize

Physics Alumnus, Dr. Byron K. Freelon (Ph.D. 2001) recently received the first Morehouse Physics Prize. Freelon accepted the award and delivered a colloquium on high-temperature superconductors at Morehouse College on April 5th. More »

Pepin made Fellow of Geochemical Society

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Robert O. Pepin was recently named a fellow of the Geochemical Society and European Association
for Geochemistry. More »

Minnesota selected for PhysTEC Program

The University has recently been selected to be in the Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC), designed to enhance recruitment of college students to become high school physics teachers and to improve their training and early career mentoring. More »

Physics Inspired by Biology Workshop

The Fine Theoretical Physics Institute will be hosting the workshop, "Physics Inspired by Biology" on May 4-6. The deadline for registration for the workshop is Monday, March 26th. More »

Kakalios named Director of Undergraduate Studies

Professor James Kakalios has been named Physics Director of Undergraduate Studies. More »

Marshak named Director of Undergraduate Research

School of Physics and Astronomy professor Marvin Marshak has been named faculty director of undergraduate research at the University. More »

Barry Barish

Barish to give 2007 Van Vleck Lecture

Professor Barry C. Barish of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) will deliver the 2007 Abigail and John Van Vleck Lectures. The public portion "Probing Einstein's Universe" will take place at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday March 21st in Physics 150 More »

Undergraduate Scholarships Now Accepting Applications

Physics is now accepting applications for 2007-2008 Undergraduate Scholarships and nominations for the Outstanding Physics TA Award. More »

Descriptions of the awards and applications are available online or in Room 145 Physics.

Rudaz to Direct Honors Program

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Serge Rudaz has been named as the founding director of the new, campus-wide University Honors Program. More »


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