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Physics labs prepare for online summer instruction

Physics labs prepare for online summer instruction

During the past week, volunteers from the physics lab instructional team assembled over 500 lab kits.  These kits are now ready for shipment to physics students enrolled in our introductory summer labs. In the coming weeks, students will build a lab apparatus and collect authentic data at the kitchen table […]

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Machine Shop building device to protect health workers

Machine Shop building device to protect health workers

by Andrew Doerfler via CLAS Photo: Professor Andrew Rinzler and Machine Shop supervisor, Bill Malphurs While many spots on campus sit empty, the Department of Physics’ Machine Shop is up and running to aid in an important effort to protect health care workers. Working with collaborators from across the campus, the Machine […]

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Bartos selected for Excellence Award

Bartos selected for Excellence Award

Professor Imre Bartos has been selected to receive an Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. This honor is bestowed each year on ten Assistant Professors from across the entire university who have demonstrated outstanding early-career performance at UF. “Excellence Awards” for Assistant Professors or Assistant Curators is a one-time allocation of […]

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Physics graduate student receives Graduate School Teaching Award

Physics graduate student receives Graduate School Teaching Award

Physics graduate student, Moinul Rahat, has been selected as one of the recipients of the Graduate Student Teaching Awards for 2019-2020.  Each academic year, the UF Graduate School recognizes the best, brightest and most industrious of the University of Florida’s graduate teaching assistants for their work as instructors in the classroom […]

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Physics undergraduate student receives NSF Graduate Fellowship and Best of Paper Award

Physics undergraduate student receives NSF Graduate Fellowship and Best of Paper Award

Congratulations to physics undergraduate student, Kaden Loring, recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship and UF’s Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its […]

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Physics undergraduate student accepted into McNair Scholars Program

Physics undergraduate student accepted into McNair Scholars Program

Congratulations to Physics undergraduate student, Ariana Gonzalez, who was recently accepted into the UF McNair Scholars Program. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education as one of the federal government’s TRIO programs, the program prepares undergraduate students for pursuit of a doctoral degree by providing financial support, mentoring and opportunities so […]

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Physics undergraduate student receives CLAS Excellence Award

Physics undergraduate student receives CLAS Excellence Award

Sophia Bergmann, a UF Physics undergraduate student, has been named one of three graduating seniors to receive the fourth annual College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Excellence Award.  CLAS initiated these awards in 2017, given out in a variety of categories including undergraduate, to those who embody the college’s […]

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Academic Updates

Academic Updates

UF Physics academic updates will be posted here and on social media during COVID-19 crisis. March 24 The summer labs (online) will be posted on ONE.UF for students to register by the end of the week.   March 23 UF Physics will offer some summer sections of online labs. The […]

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Professor Imre Bartos Named 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

Professor Imre Bartos Named 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

Astrophysicist studies black hole collisions and neutron star mergers News source: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences When IMRE BARTOS first became interested in researching gravitational waves in 2004, his college professors advised against it. Since Albert Einstein theorized about their existence in 1915, no one had actually observed gravitational […]

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