College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Physics

Our mission is to provide students with a firm grounding in the disciplines of physics and/or engineering physics within the context of a traditional liberal arts education. We provide a curriculum that will prepare you for graduate study or professional life, even a career you may not have thought of!

The department also supports the other science majors, and contributes to the liberal arts core through appropriate courses for non-science students. We encourage contributions to the body of knowledge of the physics discipline by faculty and students through a supportive work environment.

Every academic year the department hosts a speaker series with visiting guests speaking on various topics pertaining to physics. These sessions are free and open to the public.

The schedule for this semester is as follows and all seminars begin at 4pm in Rm E133 in The Dolan Center for Science and Technology.

September 28, 2017
David Robertson, Otterbein University
Particle Physics

October 5, 2017
Thijs Heus, Cleveland State University
Climate Modeling

October 26, 2017
TBA
2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

November 16, 2017
Crystal Bruce, JCU
Molecular Modeling

December 7, 2017
Maya Prica, Case Western Reserve
Power Optimization