University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

Monday, September 3rd 2018
Friday, September 14th 2018
8:00 pm:
Observing Night in 510-02 Tate
Rooftop observing through our historic telescope in the dome of the John T. Tate Hall. Presentation followed by outdoor observing (weather-permitting).
Tuesday, September 18th 2018
4:00 pm:
Friday, September 21st 2018
8:00 pm:
Observing Night in 510-02 Tate
Rooftop observing through our historic telescope in the dome of the John T. Tate Hall. Presentation followed by outdoor observing (weather-permitting).
Friday, September 28th 2018
8:00 pm:
Observing Night in 510-02 Tate
Rooftop observing through our historic telescope in the dome of the John T. Tate Hall. Presentation followed by outdoor observing (weather-permitting).
Thursday, October 11th 2018
3:10 pm:
School Photo in Tate Mall Entrance
Refreshments will be served before the photo. Photo will be at 3:20 sharp on the steps.
Tuesday, November 6th 2018
3:00 pm:
Thesis Defense in PAN 110
Speaker: Justin Watts, University of Minnesota
Subject: Spin Relaxation and Size Effects in Cu and Al Nanowires
This is the public portion of Mr. Watts' Thesis Defense. His advisors are Paul Crowell and Chris Leighton.
Thursday, November 22nd 2018
Friday, November 23rd 2018
Wednesday, December 12th 2018
09:05 am:
Methods of Experimental Physics Poster Session in Tate Hall Basement Atrium
Join us for a poster session recognizing the work this semester's MXP II students have accomplished this Fall.
Friday, December 14th 2018
10:00 am:
Thesis Defense in Peik Hall 325
Speaker: Miranda C. P. Straub, Curriculum and Instruction Department.
Subject: An Empirical Model of Physics Instructors’ Beliefs about the Purpose, Actions, and Context of Doing Homework
This is public portion of Ms. Straub's Thesis Defense. Her advisors are Leon Hsu and Ken Heller.
Monday, December 24th 2018
Tuesday, December 25th 2018

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