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Black holes and the evolving universe

May 16th, 2016

Black holes and the evolving universe

The Department of Physics’ annual Yunker Lecture features Meg Urry, the Israel Munson Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Yale University, on May 17, 2016.

 
Making us proud

December 16th, 2015

Making us proud

Alumna Carolyn Hennig (’64) remembers long years of struggling to pay for her science education which is what inspired her to establish an endowed scholarship.

 
Faculty Highlight: Afua Nyarko

December 16th, 2015

Faculty Highlight: Afua Nyarko

Growing up in a “curiosity-driven environment,” Afua Nyarko excelled in science and mathematics enough to study biochemistry at one of Ghana’s top science universities.

 
Better than honey?

December 16th, 2015

Better than honey?

Oksana Ostroverkhova is developing a formula with blue dyes to stimulate the blue photoreceptor in bees, attracting them to fertile clover fields during pollination.

 
Physics professor named APS Fellow

October 12th, 2015

Physics professor named APS Fellow

Janet Tate, Dr. Russ and Dolores Gorman Faculty Scholar and physics professor, has been elected an American Physical Society Fellow.

 
Science scores big on University Day 2015

September 29th, 2015

Science scores big on University Day 2015

Science faculty and students nabbed top honors at 2015 University Day, an annual tradition of ushering in the academic year by honoring extraordinary accomplishments.