Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring

October 19, 2012

Dr. J. Christopher Clemens, professor of physics and astronomy, received the 2012 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring at the University’s recent Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. The Graduate School presents the annual award to a faculty member who has: encouraged … Continued

SEARCH FOR NEUTRINOLESS DOUBLE BETA DECAY

October 9, 2012

National Science Foundation Particle and Nuclear Astrophysics program. UNC where various systems are being assembled and prepared for eventual installation underground. They’ve also deployed prototype detectors both here at UNC and underground at the nearby Kimballton Underground Research Facility in … Continued

SCALE-UP

October 9, 2012

In Fall 2010, the UNC department of Physics and Astronomy began teaching some sections of the Physics 116 and 117 in the SCALE-UP format that integrates lecture, lab, and recitation activities in an interactive and cooperative learning environment. SCALE-UP (Student-Centered … Continued