Emeritus Professor Stephen Gasiorowicz died June 3rd, 2016. Stephen Gasiorowicz was instrumental in the founding of the William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute and served as the Acting Director of the Institute from 1987-1989. The Institute named their seminar room after him. More »
Emeritus Professor Karl Dietrich "Dieter" Dehnhard died May 20, after suffering a heart attack the previous week. More »
The 3M Company has pledged $10,000 to the Physics Force for the 2017 fiscal year for their outreach activities. More »
Professor Michel Janssen has been elected the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Janssen was honored for his studies of the history of physics, especially the relativity and quantum revolutions in the early twentieth century. More »
The College of Science and Engineering graduation ceremony will be Friday, May 13, 2016. There will be a pre-ceremony reception in PAN 110 at 4:00 p.m. for graduates, family, friends, and faculty.
Dr. Jay Marx, Senior Advisor, LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of Technology will talk about "The Discovery of Gravitational Waves from Merging Black Holes" on May 6 at 4:00 p.m. in 101 Fraser Hall. More »
Professor Shaul Hanany has received the 2016 George W. Taylor Distinguished Teaching Award. He is being recognized for his exceptional contributions to undergraduate education, teaching and mentoring. The honor comes with $3,000 to be used in professional development. Hanany will be formally recognized at the College of Science of Engineering Commencement Celebration in May. More »
The Fine Theoretical Physics Institute will host a summer school on "Advances in strongly correlated electronic systems" from June 13-18, 2016. The deadline to apply to the school is March 27, 2016. Graduate students and postdocs in condensed matter physics are encouraged to apply. More »
Deadline for applications for scholarships is Monday, March 28. at 11:59 p.m. Learn more about individual scholarships and apply online here.
Professor Rafael Fernandes has been named a 2016 Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). The honor comes with a $100,000 award to be used in research and teaching. Fernades was one of 24 recipients in the fields of chemistry, physics and science. More »