Entries tagged with ‘physics’

Gustavus Physics Students Awarded Blake Lilly Prize

The award recognizes community engagement and is given each year by the national Society of Physics Students.

La Frenierre and Students Prepare for Glacier Research in Ecuador

The geography professor and two Gustavus students will study glacial retreat using drone technology and traditional measurements.

Three Gusties Recognized by Rossing Fund for Physics Education Endowment

Elise Le Boulicaut ‘18, Ben Rorem ‘19, and Xiaoqi Yu ‘19 have been named Rossing Physics Scholars for 2017-2018 for their exemplary work in physics.

Justin Helps ’11 to Host Khan Academy Facebook Live Session on A.P. Physics

Are you a high school student taking Advanced Placement Physics? Gustavus Adolphus College alumnus Justin Helps ’11 will be hosting a Facebook Live session on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. central time to discuss the skills necessary to succeed in A.P. Physics. The live coaching session will include tips and strategies for success as well as a question-and-answer period.

Kelly Neubauer ’18 Conducts Atmospheric Research at SRI International

During her time at SRI International – the research institute responsible for inventing the computer mouse and sending the first internet transmission – Neubauer is conducting research on chemical reactions in the Earth’s atmosphere.

Physics Professor Steve Mellema ’72 to Serve as Fulbright Scholar in Malaysia

As a Fulbright Scholar, Mellema will teach and conduct research at the Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2017.

Eric Wagner ’16: Next Step Dartmouth

Wagner, a physics and mathematics double major at Gustavus, will continue his education in metallurgy, materials science, and crystallography at Dartmouth College this fall.

Karl Satterlund ’19 Awarded Swedish Language Scholarship

Gustavus first-year student Karl Satterlund was recently awarded a Swedish Language Scholarship by the Swedish Council of America (SCA). The award will help Satterlund study in Sweden for a semester next spring.

Physics Club to Host Lecture

The Gustavus Adolphus College Physics Club will host Dr. Felipe Menanteau from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University for a free public lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7 in room 103 of F.W. Olin Hall for Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.

Physicist Zajonc to Lecture at Gustavus

Gustavus Adolphus College will welcome Arthur Zajonc, professor of physics at Amherst College, to campus for three public appearances Feb. 15-16.