Fall picnic to welcome freshman physics majors
Two seminar speakers in the Fall and two seminar speakers in the Spring
Fall demo show for HP Boys and Girls Club and Spring science fair for homeschool and private school kids
Undergraduate research conferences
We hosted the Fall Meeting of SPS Zone 5 on November 16-17, 2012. The Theme was “Physics in everyday life.”
Highlights of the meeting were:
- A plenary speaker from the animation industry to discuss physics used in animated films.
- Invited presentations from physicists in various industries such as optics, microelectronics, and nanotechnology.
- Undergraduate research poster sessions
- Food, fun, and professional networking.
- Workshops on doing high-speed photography and building your own wireless speaker system with a modulated laser.
We hosted seminar speakers in medical physics, nuclear physics, and astrophysics.
We took a trip to the Natural Science Center in Greensboro.