Honors Day has been a long-standing department tradition to celebrate the hard work and dedication of our students to the study of Physics, the practice of Physics, and the sharing of Physics with the community.
Commander David C. Clark '99, U.S. Navy, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., will present, Physics in Real Life: The Navy, Parenting and Beyond!
Sigma Pi Sigma Inductees
- Danish Siddiquie
- Angela Sommerer
Award for Excellence in Introductory Physics 121-122 (Book) Awards
- Gaby Pleitez-Gomez
- David Weimar
- Maureen Madar
- Rachel Reardon
- Tran Anh Nguyen
- Anna Mankovich,
- Tommy McMaster
- Jenny (Jianing) Zhang
Award for Excellence in Introductory Physics 125-126 (Book) Awards
- Medha Lallbeeharry
- Simon (Sirui) Liu
- Quinn Plaga
- Rahul Shrestha
The Department reserves this designation for rising juniors and seniors who have demonstrated a high ability and interest in physics, and who have made significant contributions to the Department in various ways. Fellows also have the responsibility to be leaders and good role models in the Department. Next year’s fellows are:
- Adrian Miller
- Nick Pellar
- Julia Proctor
- Nick Staniszewski
- Jonathan (Shuheng) Zhao
- Gan Xu
- Christopher Broyles
- Liping Hu
- Colin Smith
- Ange Sommerer
Benjamin Leslie Experimentalist Award
This award, named in memory of Ben Leslie '99, is awarded to a student who demonstrates superb ability and potential as an experimentalist.
- Patrick Banner
Denison Society of Physics Students Leadership Award
This award was established in 2003 and recognizes a student who has provided excellent leadership in our SPS Chapter.
- Jane Bright and Geneva Cusack
Samuel C. Wheeler Award for Excellence in Physics
This award is given for excellence in the understanding and doing of physics combined with leadership in the Department.
- Jane Bright
Ron Winters Graduate School Award in Physics
This award recognizes the intellectual horsepower of the recipient, their ability to do and understand physics, and their dedication to the study of physics.
- Patrick Banner