News & Events

Q and A with Outstanding Senior Award Recipients
Apr 25, 2019

Graduating seniors can be nominated by faculty members for a multitude of departmental awards. This year there were nine recipients. To learn more abo...

Cooking on Sunshine
Apr 11, 2019

Don't miss this awesome talk from Ms. Carla Ramsdell of the Physics and Astronomy department! Come learn about the importance of solar cooking and how...

UPDATE: Gravity Games 2019
Apr 11, 2019

Due to inclement weather Gravity Games 2019 has been postponed until Saturday, April 27th. Please see this link for updated information about NC Gravi...

Physics and Astronomy Club (PandA)
Apr 10, 2019

 The Department of Physics and Astronomy has a student club. The Physics and Astronomy (PandA) club is open to all students interested in Physics...

Physics Master’s Degrees Open Doors
Apr 7, 2019

One of our alumni, Mariah Birchard, is mentioned in an article about Master’s Degrees in Physics Today!...

Climate scientist visits Appalachian to discuss the Challenges and Benefits of Mitigating Climate Change
Apr 5, 2019

Dr. Drew T. Shindell, a climate scientist and a co-author of the recent publication of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which dealt with ...

Q and A with Matt Pegram, National Instruments
Apr 2, 2019

Matt Pegram ’12 & ’14B.S. Applied PhysicsM.S., Engineering Physics, Instrumentation and Automation (PSM) M.B.A., Master of Business Admin...

Physics Outreach Events
Apr 2, 2019

The Physics and Astronomy Department along with the Physics and Astronomy club (PandA) will be hosting two outreach events to the public. Saturday, Ap...

Alumni Spotlight: Miles Guzman
Mar 30, 2019

Read below about what one of our almuni is up to now! "My name is Miles Guzman, I was born and raised in Fayetteville, NC. I decided to go to App...

P&A Summer 2019 Courses

Summer Classes
Mar 25, 2019

Registration for 2019 summer and fall semesters is approaching. If you plan to stay in Boone for the summer, need more physics credit hours, or just l...