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Physics Department Ice Cream Social this Friday at 3 pm in the Science Center Atrium.  Please come and meet the Physics majors and Faculty.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Welcome to the Bridgewater State University Physics Department. We are a versatile and growing department making new and exciting strides in our curriculum and research.  We currently have more than fifty Physics Majors, a handful of Physics Minors and several Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) students. Most of our Majors take part in intensive and well-funded summer research programs in astrophysics, optics and biological physics with our faculty of world-renowned scientists through collaboration. BSU physics graduates split roughly three ways after graduation either going to graduate school, entering the field of teaching or working in the industry. 
 

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Physics News Letter (2016/17)


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​Recent News
 
  • Kevin's and Eric's work with Dr. Kling published in well respected General Relativity and Gravitation (GRG) Journal. 
  • Matthew Souza awarded NOYCE grant
  • Twenty-one new physics majors join us in Fall 2017, record number of new majors in the recent past
  • Dr. Williams takes over duties as Department Chair
  • Nine physics majors graduate this year with 4 summa cum laude and 5 Departmental honors one of the strongest class in the recent past
  • Maria Patrone and Eric Grotzke win the Best Research Presentation Award at StARS
  • BSU Physicist join the March for Science at the Boston Common with thousands of Scientists from the greater Boston
  • Nicholas Bryden wins the Prof. Leonard Kelly memorial award given to the best graduating physics major
  • Physics major Kevin Roebuck wins the Prof Kelly award given to best chemistry student 
  • William Coon and Benjamin Hanson awarded ATP Summer Grant
  • Amanda Coughlin gets into Indiana University -Bloomington physics PhD program with full assistantship
  • Kevin Roebuck gets admission to Wake Forest University PhD program with full assistantship
  • Dr. Tom Kling, et. al has been awarded a grant of $1 million by the NSF to support Students Engaging In Science and Mathematics Interdisciplinary Collaborations (SEISMIC) 
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Physics research was represented by 15 posters at Students Arts & Science Symposium - 2016 
 
Department of Physics, DMF Science & Math Center 201, 24 Park Ave, Bridgewater, MA 02325 | 508-531-1836