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Department of Physics hosts conference with faculty presenting

April 19, 2010

The Department of Physics hosted a joint meeting April 16-17, 2010, of the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers and Zone 5 of the Society of Physics Students. More than 114 physics professors, high school teachers and students from the Carolinas attended.

Morehouse College honors Pranab Das at Science and Spiritual Awareness Week

April 8, 2010

Pranab Das, professor of physics, was inducted into the Martin Luther King Jr. Collegium of Scholars at Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga., during the school's 143rd annual Science and Spiritual Awareness Week. The week's theme was based on a recent book edited by Das, titled "Global Perspectives on Science and Spirituality."

Tony Crider debunks myths about 2012

March 8, 2010

On March 6, Associate Professor of Physics Tony Crider gave an invited talk at the Triad Starfest. His presentation, "2012: Exploitation of the Maya Long Count," tackled urban legends perpetuated by assorted authors about the Classic Maya and the year 2012.

2009 Physics Bridge Challenge draws 41 teams

November 13, 2009

Forty-one teams took part this week in the “2009 Physics Bridge Challenge,” an annual Popsicle stick bridge-building competition hosted by the Society of Physics Students, with the winning entry holding more than 38 pounds of sand.

Pumpkin Smash collects donations to food bank

November 10, 2009

The Society of Physics Students held its 3rd annual Great Pumpkin Smash on Nov. 8 on the field by the driving range with pleasant weather that eluded organizers one week earlier when rain forced a postponement from the originally scheduled date.