On the first day of classes for the Fall semester, Aug. 21, 2017, we will witness a remarkable sight across the United States. A strip of land (called ‘the path of totality’) about 70 miles wide or so that stretches from central Oregon through South Carolina will witness a total solar eclipse — a phenomenal natural wonder that […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Taner Edis, professor of physics, has just published a new book: Islam Evolving: Radicalism, Reformation, and the Uneasy Relationship with the Secular West.
Our Society of Physics Students chapter was named as an “Outstanding Chapter” once again by the National SPS.
Dave Rife, Truman physics alum, has been noted as a multimedia artist and leading “content creator.” (Scroll down to just after the middle.)
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.
Paul Friz, one of our recent physics graduates, was in the news due to his work with the Rosetta Project.