What’s Happening

Alumni Updates

One of the most wonderful things about working in the Physics and Astronomy department over the last decade has been the people: our faculty, our staff, and our students, and their collective dedica- tion to learning in all its forms.

May 7, 2014

Selected recent publications, presentations & grants

May 7, 2014

Much of my research was done at the Oak Ridge National laboratory (ORNL) using a very fine electron accelerator, the Oak Ridge Electron Accelerator (ORELA).

April 28, 2014
Alumni Updates

See what our Alumni have been up to. 

April 28, 2014
Faculty Updates

Experts in their fields, our faculty members are consistently performing research. See what we our Astronomy & Physics faculty are up to.

April 28, 2014
Monday, April 14, 2014
4:15 PM

The honors day celebration includes student awards, a seminar by alumnus John Pyles, and a banquet.

April 8, 2014
Friday, April 11, 2014
3:30 PM

Professor Jason Pinkney (Ohio Northern University) presents a talk on wide angled tailed (WAT) galaxies.

April 8, 2014
Seminar
Thursday, January 23, 2014
7:00 PM

Professor Timothy Gay, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presents a talk on the physics of football.

January 22, 2014
Seminar
Friday, January 24, 2014
3:30 PM

Professor Timothy Gay, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presents a talk on chirality (“handedness”) in nature.

January 22, 2014
Thursday, November 14, 2013
11:30 AM

Faculty will give brief introduction to their research, and discuss opportunities for student summer research projects.

November 8, 2013
Saturday, May 18, 2013
9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

If skies are clear, Saturn, the Moon and other celestial objects will be observed as time permits. 

May 1, 2013
Honor's Day

The honors day celebration includes student awards, a seminar by alumnus Lars English, and a banquet.

April 28, 2013
Honor's Day

The Department of Physics and Astronomy Honors Day celebration will include the Sigma Pi Sigma initiation ceremony, the seminar by alumnus Mike Gasda, the honors banquet (RSVP to Beth Jeffries), and awards.

April 28, 2012
Honor's Day

The Department of Physics and Astronomy Honors Day celebration will include the Sigma Pi Sigma initiation ceremony, the seminar by alumnus Cuyler Smith, the honors banquet, and awards.

April 28, 2011