• Physics Colloquium: Using the Electron Spin Friday, September 22, 2017

    Magnetics (the use of the electron spin) has been of technological utility for far longer than electronics (the use of the electron charge). This talk focuses on applications including spintronics, topological magnetism, and skyrmionics.

  • Physics Colloquium: Using Big Data to Understand Galaxies in our Neighborhood Friday, October 6, 2017

    How galaxies form and evolve remains a cornerstone question in our understanding of the universe on grand scales. There is much to be learned from near-field cosmology —investigating nearby galaxies in detail using observations of resolved stars.

  • Coffee and doughnuts with the Dean Monday, November 20, 2017

    Nicol Rae, Dean of the College of Letters and Science, welcomes all faculty, staff and students to come by for an open hour of conversation, coffee and doughnuts. Questions? 994-4288 or...