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Department of Physics

The Department of Physics offers Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in physics, including degrees with teacher certification, as well as Master’s of Science degrees in physics and in materials physics. An innovative, multidisciplinary PhD in Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization (MSEC) is also available to students who continue beyond a Master's degree. Faculty in the department pursue a variety of exciting research interests with focus areas including materials physics, physics education research, and astronomy. The department also makes a strong effort to engage all students, both undergraduate and graduate, in supporting both the teaching and research missions of the department by offering multiple opportunities to contribute to our department as laboratory instructors, learning assistants, or student workers. For more information on particular aspects of the department, please explore our site and feel free to contact us with your questions.

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Society for Women in Physics (3rd Wed)

until Nov. 15
Location:
Roy F Mitte (RFM); 3240C
Cost:
free
Contact:
Eleanor Close, 512.245.8664
Campus Sponsor:
Physics

Discuss physics and special conference opportunities for those who wish to advance the status of women in physics. All persons welcome.

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Society of Physics Students Weekly Meeting

until Nov. 30
Location:
Roy F Mitte (RFM); 3223
Cost:
free
Contact:
Luis Bichon, 512.245.2131
Campus Sponsor:
Physics

Students of physics meet to discuss and enjoy physics, and to plan outreach events. All majors welcome. 

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Society of Women in Physics (1st Wed)

until Dec. 06
Location:
Roy F Mitte (RFM); 3240C
Cost:
free
Contact:
Eleanor Close, 512.245.8664
Campus Sponsor:
Physics

Discuss physics and special conference opportunities for those who wish to advance the status of women in physics. All persons welcome.

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