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2018 Physics Diploma Ceremony to be Recorded and Live Streamed

2018 Physics Diploma Ceremony to be Recorded and Live Streamed

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The 2018 diploma ceremony will be recorded and live streamed here. Feel free to share the link with any friends and family who cannot make it to the event. In order to view the recording live in real time, place the link in your browser and refresh at 12:00pm on Sunday, May 13th.
Profs. Schmidt and Scholberg Awarded Distinguished Professorships

Profs. Schmidt and Scholberg Awarded Distinguished Professorships

Friday, May 4, 2018
Two members of Duke Physics' faculty were awarded distinguished professorships on May 2nd at the annual University Distinguished Professors dinner: Christoph Schmidt, Hertha Sponer Professor of Physics, effective July 1, 2018 Kate Scholberg, Arts & Sciences Professor of Physics,... Read More »
2018 Undergraduate Poster Session

2018 Undergraduate Poster Session

Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Duke Physics Department held the 2018 Undergraduate Poster Session on Wednesday, April 23. It was well attended and provided students a platform to share their research and practice their public speaking skills. First place prize went to Jane Park, second place to Kya Sorli, and third place to... Read More »
2018 Daphne Chang Memorial Award

2018 Daphne Chang Memorial Award

Thursday, April 26, 2018
The 2018 Daphne Chang Memorial Award was presented to senior Jane Park on April 24th at the annual Undergraduate Poster Session. Jane's research with advisor Prof. Sara Haravifard focuses on Synthesis, Characterization, and Inelastic Neutron Scattering Studies of... Read More »
Prof. Brown Leads Initiative Using Spectator Qubits to Improve Quantum Computation

Prof. Brown Leads Initiative Using Spectator Qubits to Improve Quantum Computation

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Prof. Kenneth Brown (Electrical and Computer Engineerin, Physics, and Chemistry) is leading a joint U.S. and Australia Multi-University Research Initiative (MURI) looking at using spectator qubits to improve quantum computation in four physical platforms: ion traps, ... Read More »
Alum Miller Recipient of 2018 NSF Graduate Research and Ford Fellowships

Alum Miller Recipient of 2018 NSF Graduate Research and Ford Fellowships

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Alum Katrina Miller (Physics, 2016) is a recipient of a 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and the Ford Fellowship. Miller was an undergraduate in Prof. Phil Barbeau's group before being accepted to the graduate school at the University of Chicago in the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics... Read More »
Prof. Springer Delivered Plenary Talk at APS April Meeting

Prof. Springer Delivered Plenary Talk at APS April Meeting

Monday, April 16, 2018
Prof. Roxanne Springer gave a keynote plenary talk on Feynman at the APS April meeting held in Columbus, Ohio. Click here for the meeting's full schedule along with Springer's abstract. The entire plenary session was recorded and can be viewed on YouTube here. Prof. Springer's talk "... Read More »
Kruse and McKenzie's Course Evaluations Among Top 5%

Kruse and McKenzie's Course Evaluations Among Top 5%

Friday, April 13, 2018
Congratulations to Prof. Mark Kruse and Ken McKenzie! In the categories of Overall Rating of Course and Overall Rating of Instructor, their course evaluations were among the top 5% of all undergraduate instructors in Trinity College for the Fall 2017 semester.
Undergrad Crenshaw, Faculty Scholar for Class of 2019

Undergrad Crenshaw, Faculty Scholar for Class of 2019

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Undergraduate student John Franklin Crenshaw has been designated a Faculty Scholar for the Class of 2019 by the Academic Council's Faculty Scholars Committee. From the committee's chair: "This is the highest honor that the faculty of Duke University can award its undergraduates. Your mentors,... Read More »
Alum Carter Wins Outstanding Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

Alum Carter Wins Outstanding Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Alumni Tom Carter (PhD, 1990), Professor of Physics at the College of DuPage, has been named the 2018 College-wide Outstanding Full-time Faculty Member. In his classes, Carter uses the iClicker, an electronic student response system, and has executed FlipIt Physics, an online... Read More »

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