Recent News

2021-22 Clare Boothe Luce Scholars

June 28th, 2021

Three undergraduate physics students have received Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) scholarships and awards for the 2021-22 academic year. These merit-based awards recognize high-achieving undergraduate women pursuing degrees in science, math, and engineering.

BARDA-NIOSH Mask Innovation Challenge

June 25th, 2021

Prof. Kai Liu’s group has been selected as one of the ten Phase 1 Winners of the BARDA – NIOSH Mask Innovation Challenge, out of 1448 submitted designs

Daniel O'Brien

2021 Mayer Scholarship Recipient

June 14th, 2021

The Department of Physics is pleased to announce that Daniel O’Brien is the recipient of the 2021 Professor Walter G. Mayer Endowed Scholarship, which supports a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in experimental physics.

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards

June 14th, 2021

Graduate students Will Buchholtz and Yijing Liu were named 2021 Outstanding Physics Teaching Assistants for their exemplary service as TAs for PHYS-151/152 and 101/102, respectively, during the 2020-21 academic year