WKU SPS

Summer REU Opportunities

Dear Students and Faculty Research Advisors, As many of you may know, it is that time of the year again when many institutions are accepting applications for summer research internships, a large number as...

Upcoming Conferences

  The following conferences for undergraduate research in physics and related fields are among those scheduled for the next few months. This is not a complete list, and it is sorted by conference date,...

Meeting Minutes 9-29-16

1) The SPS will tour Oak Ridge National Labs on Friday, October 7th. We will see the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, the Spallation Neutron Source, the supercomputing facility, the High Flux Isotope Reactor, and the...

SESAPS 2016 Meeting

Dear SPS Students, The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society, hosted by the University of Virginia, will be held in Charlottesville, Virginia, November 10-12, 2016. Deadlines for hotel...

Meeting Minutes 5-3-16

1) The annual Sigma Pi Sigma Banquet was last Friday. Our newly inducted officers are Nikola Cvijanovic, President-Elect, and James Pierce, Treasurer. 2) There will be an end of the year luncheon on Wednesday, May 11...

Meeting Minutes 4-5-16

1) The WKU Office of Scholar Development gave a presentation about  nationally and internationally competitive scholarships, and what they can do to help students applying for scholarships and grants. More information can be found...

SPS Spring Picnic on April 16

The Spring 2016 SPS Picnic will be on Saturday, April 16th between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Covington Woods Park, shelter #2. We ask that everyone bring a side item or dessert; the...

Apply for the Research Award

Randall Harper Award for Outstanding Research in Physics and Astronomy The WKU Department of Physics and Astronomy is pleased to announce the Randall Harper Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research. Undergraduate students who have been...