What's Happening

Freddie Zhu, Hoang Anh Nguyen, Warren Xia
Announcements & Updates
Three senior physics majors pursuing graduate degrees share updates on their program.
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Students
We asked our seniors, class of 2022, about some of their favorite moments at Denison. Here's what they had to say.
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Denison professor and student in a chemistry lab
The National Science Foundation has awarded Denison $650,000 to enable talented low-income students to pursue majors and careers in STEM fields.
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Denison University honors Professor Wes Walter with the prestigious Bonar Family Mentorship and Teaching Excellence Award.
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Physics Seniors
Awards & Honors
A celebration of hard work & dedication of our students to the study of Physics, the practice of Physics, and the sharing of Physics with the community.
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Newsletters
Student Group exploring ballet in casual and supportive ways
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Moon
Faculty
Emeritus Professor of Physics Mike Mickelson draws a line in the sky, tracing the pathways of the moon to ancient Native American works.
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Student News
The Class of 2021 has a wide variety of interests but share a passion for physics and astronomy.
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Internships
Physics major, Meaghan Accarino ’21 completed a summer scholar research project.
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Bebe Wang '20
Awards & Honors
Out of nearly 200,000 athletes in NCAA Division III Athletics, our own Bebe Wang, was named the Academic All American of the Year.
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Teleportation device
Physics Prof Steven Olmschenk on a topic Star Trek fans relish: Teleportation, saying 'It would be very, very hard...and perhaps very messy.'
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Senior Physics students
Awards & Honors
Despite the challenge of physical distancing, the gathering was close in Denison spirit.
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2020 tenured professors
Faculty
Welcome to the Spring 2020 newly tenured professors at Denison University.
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Stephen Fitzgerald
Lectures & Discussions
Dr. Stephen Fitzgerald, Oberlin College, visits the Physics & Astronomy department to share his research.
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Susan Lehman
Lectures & Discussions
Science on the Edge: Critical Phenomena in Granular Systems - Dr. Susan Lehman shared her research with the Physics Department earlier this month.
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Stars in space
Lectures & Discussions
The Physics Department will feature Phil Richerme, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Indiana University Bloomington, as first seminar guest speaker of the semester.
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Igor Lovchinsky with students
Lectures & Discussions
Denison's "Mellon Artist in Residence," Igor Lovchinsky stopped by the Physics Department for some Q&A.
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Student News
We asked our seniors to share their thoughts and memories of being a Denisonian in the Physics & Astronomy Department.
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Student presenting her research to woman
Conferences & Symposia
Several Physics students participated in the Summer Science Symposium, presenting research projects created under the guidance of their faculty mentors.
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Students studying robotics
Denison University has been awarded a grant of $275,000 to fund a new model that welcomes and supports underserved students in the sciences.
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Denison students active in chemistry laboratory
Denison has been awarded a $275,000 Arthur Vining Davis Foundation grant to fund a new model that supports underserved students in the sciences.
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Awards & Honors
Three Denison students were awarded full-tuition scholarships for their junior and senior years.
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Moon
Receptions & Open Houses
The Department of Physics & Astronomy celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Mission and Landing with events for the community to enjoy.
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Students and faculty at honors day 2019
Awards & Honors
The faculty & staff of the Physics & Astronomy Dept welcome alumni speaker, D. Carrie Barnes-Mullett ‘99, Pediatrician, as they honor the class of 2019.
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Attosecond beamline end station at OSU
Lectures & Discussions
Dr. Louis DiMauro (The Ohio State University) discusses the generation and application of attosecond light pulses.
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Alumni
Taking a Physics Degree to the Tech Industry as a Software Engineer at Google
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Lectures & Discussions
Leigh Coen '73 presents, "Border Security Data Analytics: Best Practices, Operational Models, Business Value"
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Timothy Page
Lectures & Discussions
Along with the Dept of Music, the Physics Dept welcomes Timothy Page, composer & physicist.
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Lectures & Discussions
Jillian Scudder will present, "The Hunt for Cosmic Monsters: Understanding Galaxies in the Confused FIR Sky," when she visits on March 1.
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Rydberg-Atom
Lectures & Discussions
Dr. Aaron Reinhard (Kenyon College) discusses the properties and applications of interacting Rydberg atoms.
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