Alumni Reunion

To commemorate 50 years of Physics & Astronomy in our Physics Building, the department is planning an Alumni Reunion the weekend of October 16-18. Read more.

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  • NSF Students Gain Hands-on Experience in Neutron Sciences at ORNL -

    A group of 13 Ph.D. students from 3 partnering universities—the University of Missouri, Indiana University, and North Carolina State University—gathered at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in April for an intensive [...]

  • Hutchins100px Romanus Hutchins wins undergraduate award at Life Sciences Week -

    Romanus Hutchins, a freshman physics major, won an undergraduate award in the Life Science & Biomedical Engineering Technology & Information Category at the Life Sciences Week at MU. In addition, [...]

  • Physics Department. Head shots. Prof. Gavin King wins President’s Award for Early Career Excellence -

    Award recognizes faculty who exhibit exceptional promise as demonstrated through scholarship, research or creativity

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri System Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Research and Economic [...]

  • Faculty Recognition Fall 2014 -

    Prof. Paul Miceli received the 2014 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Paul Miceli received the 2014–15 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is presented to an [...]

  • Kattesh V. Katti elected as a Fellow in the National Academy of Inventors -

    Nanomedicine is the medical application of nanotechnology, or the use of microscopic structures to diagnose, image, treat and prevent disease. Current problems in nanomedicine include understanding and anticipating the potentially [...]

  • Awards100px Physics Leaders Meeting -

    The MU Physics and Astronomy department celebrated its annual Physics Leaders Meeting on Friday, October 17 and Saturday October 18, 2014. The two-day event recognizes students, faculty and alumni and [...]