Category: Announcement

2017 Departmental Award Winners

Each year the WKU Department of Physics and Astronomy recognizes students who have excelled in areas of scholarship, research, and service.  The recipients of these awards for the 2016-17 academic year are Andrew McGuffey, Stefan Stryker,...

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...

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...

More Internship Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory provides an array of undergraduate and graduate research internships.  Levels include: co-operative undergraduate post-bachelor masters post-master Disciplines include: applied mathematics/statistics biology chemistry chemical engineering computer...