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2010 TUNL REU program

2010 TUNL REU program

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
This year's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at TUNL finished up August 6. Eight students from universities around the country traveled to Duke to pursue research with TUNL professors. Click here to see pictures of this year's group.

Alum Update from John Gibson, '51

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
John D S Gibson, BS Physics 1951 wrote to Duke Physics News to give us an update on his life since graduation. Here's what he had to say: Half way through my senior year, Dr. Walter Nielsen, the Department Chair, stopped me in the hall and in the kindest way told me that the department could... Read More »
Alum Update from Susan Clark, '04

Alum Update from Susan Clark, '04

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Susan Clark, a former Duke Physics undergrad who graduated in 2004, was recently awarded a post doctoral fellowship at the Joint Quantum Institute between University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Clark, who studied atom-light... Read More »

Summer Research Updates - A Collection of Stories and Photos

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
NOTE: SOME LINKS HAVE BECOME BROKEN DUE TO WEBSITE REDESIGN This summer the Duke Physics News team collected both images and stories from members of the Duke Physics Department who have been traveling around the world for research, conferences, and relaxation.    We stayed in... Read More »

Physics Welcomes 16 New Graduate Students

Friday, August 20, 2010
NOTE: LINKS HAVE BECOME BROKEN DUE TO SITE REDESIGN This week the Duke Physics department welcomes 16 new graduate students to the program for fall of 2010. These 16 students were accepted out of a pool of almost 200 applicants and they will be the first to experience the department's new... Read More »

Welcome, New Graduate Students!

Thursday, August 19, 2010
NOTE: LINKS HAVE BECOME BROKEN DUE TO SITE REDESIGN This week the Duke Physics department welcomes 16 new graduate students to the program for fall of 2010. These 16 students were accepted out of a pool of almost 200 applicants and they will be the first to experience the department's new... Read More »
Duke Physics Commencement Ceremony 2010

Duke Physics Commencement Ceremony 2010

Tuesday, August 17, 2010
NOTE: SOME LINKS HAVE BECOME BROKEN DUE TO SITE REDESIGN In our new photo album at Flickr, newly-minted Duke graduates are seen celebrating their achievements at the Duke Physics commencement ceremony.  The ceremonies awarded diplomas to students who earned their Doctorates in Physics in... Read More »
Physics Grad Student Jonathan Mueller Receives Fellowship

Physics Grad Student Jonathan Mueller Receives Fellowship

Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Physics graduate student Jonathan Mueller, who works with the Capture group under Prof. Henry Weller and Prof. Mohammad Ahmed, received a graduate fellowship award with the new Department of Energy Graduate Fellowship program. He was one of 150 students awarded and each will be provided tuition,... Read More »
Chris Walter Racks Up More Frequent Flier Miles

Chris Walter Racks Up More Frequent Flier Miles

Thursday, August 5, 2010
This summer, Prof. Chris Walter has traveled to Japan, South Dakota, Greece, Japan, Chicago, and is now back in Japan. He is pulling a shift right now at the Super-Kamiokande experiment, which is a Cherenkov neutrino detector that consists of 50,000 tons of water in an underground tank. The... Read More »
Prof. Berndt Mueller co-directing CERN Theory Institute

Prof. Berndt Mueller co-directing CERN Theory Institute

Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Prof. Berndt Mueller will travel to Geneva, Switzerland from August 16 to September 10th. He'll be working at the LHC co-directing a four-week CERN Theory Institute called "The First Heavy Ion Collisions at the LHC." Mueller will be co-directing with three other international collaborators - Urs... Read More »

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