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Reception for REU Students

Physics staff students and faculty are invited to a reception for the new REU students on Monday, June 4th at 3:00 p.m in Physics 216. More »

Former Head of Physics Machine Shop dies

Donald (Mac) McIntyre died on Sunday, April 29, 2007. He has battled cancer for the last few years. Mac headed the Machine Shop during the 1970's and 1980's shaping it to become a world-class shop. More »

Hands-on Fluorescence Workshop

Registration has begun for the "Hands-on Fluorescence Workshop for Students in the Biological Sciences." The workshop will be held June 7-9th in the Tate Lab of Physics. More »

Heller to be named IT Distinguished Professor

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Kenneth J. Heller will be named an Institute of Technology (IT) Distinguished Professor at IT Commencement on Friday, May 4th. More »


Goldman elected to the National Academy of Sciences

School of Physics and Astronomy Head Allen Goldman has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Professor Goldman was one of 72 new members brought into the prestigious organization for 2007. More »

Award Presentations

The student awards ceremony will be held at the beginning of the colloquium on Wednesday May 2nd at 4:00 p.m. in Physics 131. More »

Graduation Reception

There will be a reception for physics and astronomy graduates and their guests begins at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 4th in Physics 216. More »

Alumnus Receives First Morehouse Physics Prize

Physics Alumnus, Dr. Byron K. Freelon (Ph.D. 2001) recently received the first Morehouse Physics Prize. Freelon accepted the award and delivered a colloquium on high-temperature superconductors at Morehouse College on April 5th. More »

Pepin made Fellow of Geochemical Society

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Robert O. Pepin was recently named a fellow of the Geochemical Society and European Association
for Geochemistry. More »

Minnesota selected for PhysTEC Program

The University has recently been selected to be in the Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC), designed to enhance recruitment of college students to become high school physics teachers and to improve their training and early career mentoring. More »

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