Fall in Review
This fall, the Department of Physics had some notable achievements, amazing news, and some stellar events.
Physics welcomed its largest class of PH.D (36) and undergraduate students (53).
We hosted the 2023-24 Food Truck Friday welcome event.
The EDI Initiative hosted its first EDI meet and greet.
Fall's Hamiliton Colloquium Speaker Series kicked off with Prof. Andrew Leifer.
Watch the worm's neural circuits video associated with Prof. Andrew Leifer and his team, postdoctoral researcher Francesco Randi, graduate student Sophie Dvali, and laboratory manager Anuj Sharma.
Jim Olsen hosted his first Chair's Cocktail Party.
Prospective Physics PH.D Preview Program (P4) application opened Nov. 15.
Tranquil Tuesday - Reading week event
Graduate Application and P4 application close Dec. 15
Physics' Annual Holiday party Dec. 15
Save the Date: Thursday, March 28, 2024 Open House with admitted graduate students.
Graduate Student Prelims in January
The 47th Donald Ross Hamilton Memorial Lecture will be held on April 18, 2024.
New Faculty Corner
Flamingos at the Chilean Site
photo credit: Grad Student - Yuhan Wang
Grad Student - Connor Holland
Congrats to Connor, the 2023 recipient of the Joseph H. Taylor Graduate Student Fellowship. Each Taylor Fellow is carefully selected by the Physics faculty for their outstanding contributions to research.
Grad Student - Ashling Quinn
Ashling strides with pride at the 2023 Tiger Trot, alongside the Physics "Relativity Roadsters" team.
Class of 2025
Class of 2024
Physics Grad Students - G1
TiCuP has had a great semester so far! Highlights of the semester include their Meet Your Major event for students in broader physics-related disciplines and their semesterly collaboration with WiP for the Grad Apps Workshop. They would love to see you at the weekly tea breaks (Sunday at 2pm in the Jadwin Lounge), or at the final social event of the semester (details to come)!
If you'd like to hear more, fill out the form below.
The Advisory Board
The Advisory Board is collaborating with the department chair, Jim Olsen, to ensure that the EDI Initiative and department planning are complementary with each other. Additionally, both Grad and Broader Outreach committees are working diligently behind the scenes.
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