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2017 Outstanding Student Awards

Posted On March 28, 2017
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Department Chair Mike Crenshaw has announces this year’s outstanding student awards:

1) Robert H. Hankla Outstanding Physics Major : Andrew Sevrinsky 2) Joseph H. Hadley Outstanding Advanced Graduate Student in Physics: Sampath Gamage 3) Outstanding Second Year Graduate Student in Physics: Rasadi Munasinghe 4) Outstanding Second Year Graduate Student in Astronomy: Katie Lester 5) Outstanding… more »

GSU Graduate Elizabeth Rachford has been selected as Local PhysTEC Teacher of the Year.

Posted On February 13, 2017
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The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) recently announced the creation of a new award program, PhysTEC Teacher of the Year. This award is designed to highlight the impact of recent graduates from physics teacher preparation programs in the classroom. Each of the winners was nominated by the PhysTEC member institution from which they graduated or… more »

Upcoming sPHENIX Collaboration Meeting Hosted by GSU

Posted On November 17, 2016
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Georgia State University will be hosting the 3rd collaboration meeting of the sPHENIX collaboration on December 15-17th. Scientists from all over the world are working to build a new detector called sPHENIX at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) located at Brookhaven National Lab on Long Island to study the Quark Gluon Plasma, an extremely… more »

GSU Astronomy Night in Grant Park

Posted On October 20, 2016
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Are you ready to explore the Universe?

Join members of the Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy Department for a guided tour of the night sky. GSU astronomers will be on hand with telescopes and explanations of the science behind the cosmos. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

Event details:

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