Campus Visits & Open House

Visiting the Department

Applicants are welcome and encouraged to visit the department and meet with professors to discuss your research interests with them.  One formal open house has been set up this year February 20-21, 2020.

Open House for Admitted Students

February 20-21, 2020

Thursday, February 20

11:30 am                         Meet in hotel lobby - Durham bus tour on way to Physics Building

11:45 am                         Arrive Physics Building; Meet Patty Hight in lobby                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
12:00 -1:00 pm              Catered Lunch with Professor Stephen Teitsworth, Director of Graduate Studies
                                        Room 298 Physics Building

1:00 - 1:30 pm               Meet with J. Alan Kendrick, Graduate School, Rm 298 Physics Building

1:30 – 4:00 pm             Meet with Individual Faculty Members and Lab Visits

4:00 - 4:30 pm             Networking Session with Current Grad Students, Room 298, Physics Building  

4:30 - 5:30 pm            Campus Tour - leave from Room 298 Physics Building

5:45 pm                         Meet in Physics building lobby to board shuttle to Hotel

6:00 pm                       Arrive at Hotel

6:30 – 8:30pm            Chair’s Reception Dinner: Faculty and Current Grad Students                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "The Hubble Constant Crisis," Professor Dan Scolnic

Friday, February 21

8:30 am                       Meet in Hotel Lobby to Board Shuttle

8:45 am                       Arrive Physics Building
                                      Breakfast
                                      Room 298, Physics Building

9:00 am                       Professor Steffen Bass
                                      Chair, Department of Physics

9:30 – 10:30 am         Faculty Presentation

10:30 am - 12:00 n     Meet with Faculty Members and Lab Visits

12:00 n                        Meet in the Physics Building Lobby

12:00 – 1:00 pm         Q & A Lunch with Graduate Students
                                     Duke West Campus

1:00 – 5:00 pm          Meetings with Faculty and Visit Labs