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Staff and Graduate awards presented at Department Picnic

May 1, 2018
Distinguished Staff 2018

The Annual Department Picnic was the scene of lots of good food, good conversation and good fun.  The giant Jenga was a hit with staff and students.  City Barbeque provided the food and servers.  Awards for Distinguished Staff and Distinguished Teaching by both faculty and TAs and

Prof. Ulrich Heinz awarded 2018 Humboldt Research Prize

April 23, 2018
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Prof. Ulrich Heinz, University Distinguished Professor and Professor of Physics, has recently been notified that he has been awarded the 2018 Humboldt Research Prize by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Prof. Steve Ringel named Distinguished University Professor

April 16, 2018
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Professor Steve Ringel who holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Physics was recently surprised by the announcement that he would become one of two Distinguished University Professors named in 2018.  Steve is a Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, holding the Neal A

Graduate Student, Jahmour Givans receives Honorable Mention from NSF

April 13, 2018
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We are pleased to announce that Jahmour Givans was recently awarded Honorable Mention in the NSF Fellows competition.  Jamour's current research focuses on studying baryon acoustic oscillations (BAOs), sound waves from the early universe, which provide a "standard ruler" for measuring distan

Kyle DeBry named 2018 Goldwater Scholar

April 10, 2018
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Kyle DeBry, an honors student and Valentino Scholar majoring in engineering physics has been named a 2018 Goldwater Scholar.  This is the most  prestigious national undergraduate award for students in science, math and engineering. Kyle is currently working under the direction of Prof.

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