Physics Blog

  • University Announces Academic Honor Roll Lists

    June 15, 2017

    Students who received a grade point average of 3.5 or better during the spring semester can now find their honor roll information posted online. President’s List: students with a perfect 4.0 grade point average, can be accessed at truman.edu/honors/spring-2017-presidents-list. Vice President for Academic Affairs’ List: students with a grade point average between 3.50-3.99, can be […]

  • Physics Colloquium to Discuss Upcoming Solar Eclipse

    May 8, 2017

    The Physics Colloquium continues at 4:30 p.m. March 8 in Magruder Hall 1096 with a presentation centered on the upcoming solar eclipse. The total solar eclipse occurring Aug. 21 promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to engage students, faculty and the general public in topics related to astronomy and science. The eclipse path runs east […]

  • A Brief Introduction to Quantum Information

    March 20, 2017

    On March 22, 2017, Kishor T. Kapale, with the Department of Physics at Western Illinois University, will give a basic introduction to the paradigms of quantum information processing without assuming any knowledge of the subject and will discuss strategies for realistic physical implementations of quantum information processing tasks. Kapale will also mention some of his research […]

  • Joe Milliano on NSTA committee

    October 4, 2016

    Congratulations to Joe Milliano, mathematics/physics double-major, MAE student, and Noyce Scholar who has been appointed to the National Science Teacher Association’s Committee on Preservice Teacher Preparation. The Preservice Teacher Preparation Committee reviews all NSTA policies, programs, and activities relating to professional development in science education. Joe’s appointment is for two years and he will attend […]

  • New book

    August 24, 2016

    Taner Edis, professor of physics, has just published a new book: Islam Evolving: Radicalism, Reformation, and the Uneasy Relationship with the Secular West.

  • Truman SPS—”Outstanding Chapter” for 2015

    August 1, 2016

    Our Society of Physics Students chapter was named as an “Outstanding Chapter” once again by the National SPS.

  • Dave Rife in news

    Dave Rife, Truman physics alum, has been noted as a multimedia artist and leading “content creator.” (Scroll down to just after the middle.)

  • Truman SPS—”Outstanding Chapter” for 2014

    February 1, 2015

    Our chapter of the Society of Physics Students has been recognized as an “Outstanding Chapter” for 2014. We often win this award, and it’s good to be recognized as one of the more active and accomplished SPS chapters in the country.

  • Alumnus on Rosetta Project

    December 8, 2014

    Paul Friz, one of our recent physics graduates, was in the news due to his work with the Rosetta Project.

  • SPS meeting 9/11 6pm

    September 10, 2014

    The next SPS meeting is this Thursday at 6:00 in MG 1000. As always, there will be pizza. If you have not paid your dues yet, bring $5 for this semester, or $10 if you want to pay for both.

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