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Graduate student Joseph Moscoso and Professor Amy Nicholson have recently published a paper in Physical Review Letters and Physical Review D, both being selected as editors’ suggestion

February 12, 2024

The paper “Two-Pole Nature of the Λ(1405) Resonance from Lattice QCD” published by the Baryon Scattering (BaSc) collaboration was recently accepted as editors’ suggestion in the Physical Review Letters.  The accompanying paper “Lattice QCD study of πΣ−KN scattering and the … Read more

Rodriguez awarded Warner prize from American Astronomical Society

January 11, 2024

  Carl Rodriguez, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, has been awarded the 2024 Helen B. Warner Prize from the American Astronomical Society. AAS recently announced its 2024 prizes for outstanding achievements in research and education at its 243rd meeting in New Orleans. … Read more

James Dobbins receives Lifetime Achievement Award

December 1, 2023

James T. Dobbins III, PhD, FAAPM, FSPIE, BSPHYS ’78 (UNC-CH), received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2023 from the Society of Directors of Academic Medical Physics Programs, Inc (SDAMPP). Dobbins, now retired, spent his entire 37-year career on the faculty … Read more

Congrats Phi Beta Kappa Inductees!

November 17, 2023

Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored college honorary society, inducted 259 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students as new members. Less than 1% of all college students qualify for acceptance. Past and present Phi Beta … Read more

Sarah Vickers wins Best Undergraduate Talk at SESAPS meeting

November 16, 2023

Sarah Vickers, one of our majors, won the competition for Best Undergraduate Talk at the recent Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society (SESAPS) meeting at Eastern Kentucky University. SESAPS holds meetings to advance and spread knowledge of physics in … Read more

Erickcek and Iliadis elected APS Fellows!

October 19, 2023

Congratulations to Adrienne Erickcek and Christian Iliadis on being elected as Fellows of the American Physical Society! Christian’s citation reads: “For pioneering direct measurements of stellar nuclear reactions and fundamental contributions to our understanding of stellar evolution and explosions,” Adrienne’s citation … Read more