News & Events

Aidan Keaveney wins Presidential Merit Scholarship to The George Washington University Law School
Feb 21, 2024

Aidan is currently enrolled in our Masters of Engineering Science program. The Presidential Merit Scholarship to the George Washington University...

Dr. Kananovich Publication in Physical Review Research
Feb 20, 2024

Dr. Anton Kananovich recently published a paper with colleagues S. Jaiswal, Connor Belt, and E. M. AguirreStructural transformation of dusty plasma cr...

Dr. Dan Caton

Caton presents iPoster at the annual AAS meeting
Feb 7, 2024

Each year the American Astronomical Society brings together masterminds from various scientific fields of study that form the broad astronomical scien...

CUWiP 2024

Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
Feb 6, 2024

Bravo to the group of women who recently attended the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP). Dr. Roshani Silwal also attended the even...

Ethan Barber '22

SAFE Student Spotlight: Ethan Barber '22
Jan 23, 2024

Barber received a Spring 2023 Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) grant to support his travel to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

Carla Ramsdell, P.E.

Ramsdell and Barrera have the FEVER!
Dec 15, 2023

After two years of research, writing, waiting for approvals, and revisions, Carla Ramsdell and Lila Barrera have finally recieved word that their pape...

Sherman & Barber Go to Spain
Dec 14, 2023

Dr. James Sherman is a well known name around campus. Not only does he teach in the Physics and Astronomy Department, but he also leads the collaborat...

Victoria Whidden attends NASA STEM Better Together 2023
Dec 12, 2023

Victoria Whidden has been awarded a SAFE grant and OSR Travel grant to help cover some of the cost of her recent trip to San Jose, CA. She attended th...

Michaela Moon wins $3000 STEM Pre-Service Teacher Scholarship for NASA
Dec 11, 2023

This pre-service teacher education scholarship is intended to promote science education in the K-12 classroom by assisting and preparing teachers who ...

Sigma Pi Sigma inductees
Dec 8, 2023

We were thrilled to induct 13 new members into Sigma Pi Sigma this November. Sigma Pi Sigma is the National Physics and Astronom Academic Honors Socie...