Every year, the Missouri Students Association hosts the TA Choice Awards. The award is an opportunity for students to recognize a teaching assistant who has gone above and beyond the line of duty. One of this year’s recipients of the TA Choice award is physics graduate student David Stalla.
Congratulations to MU alumnus Arjuna Flenner, who earned a doctorate in physics from our department in 2004. Flenner has been named one of 21 Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers of the Year by the U.S.
Benjamin Bolin, Dan Paterson, and Daniel Van Hoesen have been awarded the Missouri Clean Energy Challenge Student Team Award ($10,000) for a project using thermoelectrics to convert waste heat into electricity.
Students from the Department of Physics and Astronomy won the 2014 Chancellor’s Award in Public Outreach: 2nd Place at the Mizzou Adventures in Education event on April 12th.
Deborah Hanuscin, Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the MU College of Education and College of Arts and Sciences, was named the 2014 Outstanding Science Teacher Educator of the Year by the Association for Science Teacher Education.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Meera Chandrasekhar, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri, has been named the recipient of the Baylor University Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
WHAT: A total solar eclipse of the sun will sweep across the U.S. continent on Aug. 21, 2017. The eclipse, with a total duration of 90 minutes, includes an area of “greatest duration” that falls directly above Columbia, Mo.
The department’s NSF-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates is coordinated by Dr. Karen King.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy is deeply concerned about the announcement that master’s and doctoral students will no longer receive subsidies for their health insurance. Our graduate students are absolutely crucial to the research and teaching missions of our university.
A group of 13 Ph.D.