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Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
The students in the First-year Projects in Physics class learned about research methods from UNI librarian Anne-Marie Gruber. After a productive session, they will now be able to answer the following...

 

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
The Physics Department faculty and staff welcomed the new physics majors on Friday, September 8, 2017 by showing up during their Physics I for Science and Engineering class with pizza and pop....

 

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Nine high school students ranging from 9th through 11th grade participated. The camp was directed by UNI computer science major Ethan Hunter and he was assisted by physics major Krissy Nielsen....

 

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017
Dr. Tabei and student research assistant Joseph Tibbs are working on the project "Single-molecule analysis of homologous recombination." Maria Spies, Associate Professor of Biochemisty is the...

 

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017
The 31st Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research was held April 6-8, 2017 at the University of Memphis. Physics major, Byron Fritch (faculty advisor Tim Kidd) presented TIO2 COATED...

 

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
The UNI Physics Club participated in the 2016 Homecoming parade with a float that featured Einstein and some very impressive equations. Members of the club worked hard to design and construct the...

 

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016
Each year, the UNI Department of Physics holds a competition among their freshman class to find the height of the campanile using physics principles. This year the two winners are Hannah Truniger and...

 

Monday, Sep 19, 2016
Jessica Thatcher, major in Physics and Computer Science Story by Mir Ashfaquzzaman, UNI STEM Graduate Assistant

 

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016
In July 2016, the Physics Department hosted the summer camp "Beyond Frozen: Science, Math and Art of Fractals” for local middle school students. The camp director was Physics Department faculty...

 

Friday, Aug 12, 2016
In summer 2016, Dr. Pavel Lukashev, UNI Physics major, Ibro Tutic, and UNI Chemistry major, Juliana Herran participated in the NSF sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at...

 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Chao “Louis” Ji and Brad Staten attended and presented their research at NCUR held at the University of North Carolina, Asheville April 7-9, 2016. With the generous support of the UNI College of...

 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Student Brad Staten presented, “Spin-gapless semiconductivity and half metallicity in Heusler alloys.” Brad has been doing research with Physics Faculty member Dr. Pavel Lukashev for the past three...

 

Monday, Mar 14, 2016
Lucas Beving, Keith Doore, and Byron Fritch will spend part of Spring Break 2016 at the American Physical Society’s March Meeting in Baltimore, MD. The March Meeting is the biggest professional...

 

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016
On February 25, 2016 Iowa State University and University of Northern Iowa formally agreed to start offering a 3+2 physics and engineering degree option. A memorandum of understanding for the program...

 

Thursday, Sep 17, 2015
Dr. Andrew Stollenwerk received the 2014-15 Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence in Departmental Programs. Students currently enrolled in a major, minor, pre-professional or graduate program in a...

 

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
In summer 2015, Dr. Pavel Lukashev and UNI Physics major, Noah Hurley participated in the NSF sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln (...

 

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Contact:  Paul Shand, interim department head and professor, Department of Physics, 319-273-2930, paul.shand@uni.edu Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, lindsay....

 

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Contact:  Paul Shand, department head, UNI Department of Physics, 319-273-2930, paul.shand@uni.edu Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu...

 

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Contact:  Larry Escalada, professor, physics and science education, 319-273-2431, lawrence.escalada@uni.edu Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, lindsay.cunningham@uni...

 

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Contact:  Larry Escalada, professor, physics, 319-273-2431, lawrence.escalada@uni.edu Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu CEDAR FALLS...

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