What's Happening

Students at the summer scholars poster fair
Student News
The Summer Scholars program gives students time (and money) to pursue independent research.
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Advice & Tips
Our seniors share why they chose a major in Physics and other useful advice.
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Olmschenk in his lab with a student
Faculty
Prof. Steven Olmschenk receives a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award, supporting his research and teaching.
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Person balancing on tight rope
Faculty
Physic prof. Melanie Lott teaches talk-show hosts the properties of rotational inertia as she demonstrates the physics of balance.
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An image of Pluto's true color
Lectures & Discussions
Dr. Malcuit, Dr. Doty, and Dr. Winters present a new approach to an old suggestion for the origin of Pluto as an escaped satellite of Neptune.
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Students and faculty group photo
Awards & Honors
The faculty and staff welcome alumni speaker, Commander David C. Clark '99, as they honor the class of 2018.
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David T. Clark '99
Lectures & Discussions
David T. Clark '99, Commander, U.S. Navy, will discuss Physics in Real Life: The Navy, Parenting and Beyond!
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a group of four students
Student News
Senior physics and astronomy majors gather and share their plans for the future.
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An infographic of a classical sphere (left) and a quantum sphere (right).
Lectures & Discussions
Guest Speaker, Noah Charles will discuss the role of geometric disorder in the integer quantum hall transition.
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Madeline Van Winkle and Patrick Banner
Student News
The National Science Foundation has awarded graduate research fellowships to two Denison students, Patrick Banner and Madeline Van Winkle.
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Joseph Reczek
Lectures & Discussions
Joseph Reczek (Chem) will discuss the meaning of "functional organic materials" and explore some examples that have had an enormous impact on our lives!
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Steve Olmschenk with other tenured professors
Faculty
The Denison University's Board of Trustees recently has awarded tenure to Steven Olmschenk.
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Professor Marianna Safronova
Lectures & Discussions
Prof. Safronova will give an overview of various searches for new physics with atomic clocks and focus on proposals for ultra-light dark matter searches.
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Adam Lebovitz '12 inspecting laser printing process
Lectures & Discussions
Adam Lebovitz '12 shares his experience transitioning from a physics degree to an engineering career in a high-tech consumer electronics industry.
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Lectures & Discussions
This talk will focus on the current status of energy generation, locally and globally.
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Dr. David Riebel (NOAA)
Lectures & Discussions
Physics Seminar, Friday, Jan. 26th, 3:30 pm, Dr. David Riebel (NOAA) presents, "Long-Term Climate Monitoring in Antarctica"
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Jane Bright ’18
Student News
Physics and mathematics major Jane Bright ’18 has published a paper in the Astrophysical Journal.
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Student News
Our seniors come from all over the world and have a wide variety of interests.
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bridge over water with city lights
Internships
Physics major Adrian Miller '19 was selected to participate in the Summer on the Cuyahoga (SOTC) internship program.
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Current and emeriti Denison physics professors eating lunch at the Granville Inn
Faculty
Current and emeriti Denison physics professors recently gathered for a festive lunch.
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Student walking out of Olin, the building that houses the physics department.
Recognition & Accolades
The National Science Foundation has awarded Denison professors of physics Dan Gibson and Wes Walter a three-year research grant in the amount of $344,000.
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Lectures & Discussions
Seminar: Dr. Kimberly Stroka presents "Engineering biomimetic microsystems to study tumor cell mechanobiology at the blood-brain barrier"
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glacier
Lectures & Discussions
Seminar: On Wednesday, April 5, Dr. Claudio Piani (The American University of Paris) presents "Why we know global warming is occurring (observations)".
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Lectures & Discussions
Seminar: On Monday, April 3, Dr. Claudio Piani (The American University of Paris) presents "How Global Warming Works (physical basis)".
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Awards & Honors
The faculty and staff welcome alumni speaker, Kimberly Murley-Stroka, PhD, (2006), as they honor the class of 2017.
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Student News
Jane Bright '18 awarded first prize for poster at physics conference.
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Student News
Faculty research presentations on summer research opportunities in Physics & Astronomy at Denison University.
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lazer beams in lab
Lectures & Discussions
Physics Seminar: On Friday, October 28, Dr. Roger Brown (National Institute of Standards and Technology) presents "Optical Lattice Clocks".
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Awards & Honors
The faculty and staff, along with guest speaker, Rebecca Metzler, PhD, (class of 2004), honor the class of 2016.
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Departmental Fellows
Every year, the Physics department presents a handful of awards to select students demonstrating superior skills.
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