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Physics Department News

May 1, 2016
Michelle Connor and Mary Kate MacLean

Senior physics majors Michelle Conner and Mary Kate MacLean look back on how they got to Wright State as they prepare to say goodbye as graduates.

MacLean, always a “science kid” as she remembers, has a father who is an engineer that used to quiz her on physics concepts at theme parks. She used to go to the library to check out Bill Nye the Science Guy and Magic School Bus VHS tapes.

Conner got into physics after having an inspiring teacher, “My high school...

Apr 25, 2016
Wright State will holds its 2016 spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Jan 4, 2016
Program will cover courses in History, Composition and Rhetoric, Mathematics and Statistics, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Music and Physics.
Dec 14, 2015
A new mathematical tool promises to offer important insights into global warming by predicting soil formation and depth and the influence of soil on vegetation growth.
Nov 30, 2015
Wright State student Mitchell Schneider is flourishing in university’s world of physics. The sophomore is majoring in both physics and math and is carrying a 4.0 GPA.
Sep 11, 2015
Behzad Ghanbarian '14 will receive the Donald L. Turcotte award from the American Geophysical Union for his dissertation on the physical and hydraulic properties of rocks and soils.
Apr 21, 2015
New College of Science and Mathematics program is designed for students possessing a B.S. or M.S. degree in mathematics, physics or other related disciplines.
Mar 13, 2015
Elementary, middle school and high school students are invited to test their knowledge of math and physics in an competition at Wright State on April 18.
Mar 11, 2015
Wright State alumna and middle school teacher Beverly Stambaugh is working with the National Science Foundation as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow.
Dec 18, 2014
Centerville high school student is excelling in math and physics classes and in the sensors physics research lab at Wright State.