January 16 , 2020
Dr. Alex Klotz has published a paper in the Proceedings of Natural Academy of Sciences (PNAS) highlighting his exploration of parasite DNA. He is hopeful that his work will potentially aid in the diagnosis of tropical diseases.
January 15 , 2020
Dr. Claudia Ojeda-Aristizabal's research on molecular solids was featured in the MRS Bulletin article titled "Photoemission spectroscopy reveals complex character of buckyball thin film."
December 6 , 2019
M.S. Physics student Megan Barry received the 2019 Kennedy Reed Award for Best Theoretical Research by a Graduate Student from the APS Far West Section for her talk "Identifying the Quark-Hadron Phase Transition in Neutron Stars with g-modes."
September 17 , 2019
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) project is designed to improve and promote the education of future physics and physical science teachers.
September 3 , 2019
Our latest addition to the Physics and Astronomy Department faculty is Alexander (Alex) Raphael Klotz. His research focus is interdisciplinary, at the interface of soft condensed matter and biophysics.
July 1 , 2019
Physics teachers are in high demand thanks to a shift in science standards. But the move to implement Next Generation Science Standards has exacerbated the shortage of physics instructors. That's where the Physics and Astronomy Department comes in.