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2013

  • December

    • Drexel University Physics Students Win National Recognition

      December 06, 2013

      The Drexel University chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is the fifth time the chapter has been recognized for its excellence as a top-tier student-led physics club, a designation given to fewer than 10 percent of all SPS chapters at universities in the United States.

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  • October

    • M. Smith Receives Yang Award

      October 02, 2013

      Micholas D. Smith, doctoral candidate, was the 2013 recipient of the Guoliang Yang for Excellency in Biophysics Research award.

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  • July

    • Dr. Dolinski Receives Kaufman Foundation Award

      July 25, 2013

      The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation announced its first series of grants to support cutting-edge scientific research. Dr. Michelle Dolinski was the recipient of a New Investigator Research category for her research on “Solid Xenon Bolometers for Radiation Detection.”

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  • June

    • Physics Grad Discusses Her Work at Drexel and Her Future at Duke

      June 17, 2013

      Physics senior Wendy Harris has made quite an impression during her time at Drexel. As the recent graduate prepares for her next step as a Ph.D. candidate at Duke, she leaves behind a legacy of outreach and inspiration.

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    • 2013 Graduate Student Award Winners

      June 10, 2013

      Congratulations to Physics graduate students Kelly Douglass and Erica Caden for winning the Teaching Assistance Excellence Award and the Doctoral Research Excellence Award respectively. They received their award plaque on Graduate Student Day at a reception in the Great Court on May 23, 2013. Both awards were presented by the Office of Graduate Studies.

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  • May

    • CoAS Honors Day Winners

      May 23, 2013

      Congratulations to the following Physics undergraduate students who have won awards at the CoAS Honors Day event, held on May 23, 2013, at Behrakis Grand Hall.

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    • Drexel Physics Prof Explores Symmetry in New Pop Science Book

      May 15, 2013

      Pop science fans, physics nerds and newbies alike are in for a captivating read. Physics Professor David Goldberg’s new book, The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality, has been met with tremendous reviews.

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  • April

    • Drexel at Philadelphia Science Festival and Philly Tech Week

      April 16, 2013

      As part of city’s vibrant scientific and technological community, Drexel University will play a big role in the 2013 Philadelphia Science Festival and Philly Tech Week on April 18-28. From a 29-story video game, to cutting-edge robotics, to an interactive Jazz concert, Drexel’s students, faculty and professional staff will be part of the programming for both week-long celebrations of the inquisitive and innovative spirits that are part of the fabric of the city.

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  • February

    • Drexel Society of Physics Students Recognized for Outreach Efforts

      February 28, 2013

      Drexel’s Society of Physics Students (SPS) received the American Institute of Physics’ Marsh W. White Award in support of their outreach initiatives with middle and high school students. The Chapter will put the award towards the creation of a “physics carnival” to demonstrate the science behind the midway.

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    • Q&A with David Goldberg: The Meteor Strike in Russia's Chelyabinsk Region

      February 19, 2013

      It’s not every day that a meteor slams into the Earth. But on February 15, that's exactly what happened in central Russia, as a meteor crashed through the atmosphere, injuring more than 1,000 people and causing damage in several cities. To find out more about this amazing event, DrexelNow spoke with David Goldberg, a professor and director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Physics who specializes in theoretical cosmology and astrophysics.

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  • January

    • 18th Kaczmarczik Lecture

      January 24, 2013

      We are pleased to announce that 2012 Nobel Laureate Dr. David Wineland will be our 18th Kaczmarczik Lecture speaker. Dr. Wineland will be presenting "Superposition, Entanglement, and Raising Schrödinger’s Cat".

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    • Meet Physics Assistant Professor Dr. Hairong Ma

      January 24, 2013

      Dr. Hairong Ma joined Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences after completing her postdoc as a research associate at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA), University of Colorado at Boulder. Her research interests include protein mechanics, folding, and aggregation in living cells.

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