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Apply for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholar position

February 24, 2020

This semester, the P&A department will be choosing a graduate student to serve as a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholar responsible for planning events and organizing resources related to improving the department’s recruitment of diverse students at the undergraduate and … Continued

Robert Janssens on Gold’s Wobbly Nucleus

February 12, 2020

As the earth rotates along its axis, it wobbles a little bit. This wobbling comes, in part, from how mass is distributed across the planet. Nuclear physics researchers have now observed this same type of wobbling in Au187- a gold … Continued

Jeff Ratzloff 2020 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

January 22, 2020

We are excited to announce that Jeff Ratzloff has been selected to receive the 2020 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award in the area of Mathematics, Physical Sciences & Engineering. The Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award recognizes the highest level of graduate student scholarship … Continued

Society of Physics Students Outstanding Chapter

December 13, 2019

Under the direction of Dr. Joaquin Drut, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s chapter of the Society of Physics Students has earned the designation of a Society of Physics Students Outstanding Chapter! This is the highest level of … Continued

CSGF Student Profiles – Amy Glazier

November 7, 2019

Amy is a doctoral student in physics and astronomy who studies potentially habitable planets in our galaxy using the Evryscope, the first gigapixel-scale all-sky telescope that images the entire visible sky every two minutes. Please follow the link to read … Continued

Student Profile: Jessica Barrick

October 4, 2019 UNC’s Graduate School did a student profile on one of our own, Jessica Barrick in regards to her participation in 3MT. Follow the link for the article.

Grad Student Spotlight: Michele Kelley

August 2, 2019

Michele Kelley took her first physics course in college, and only because it was required for her aerospace major. “After I took the first class, I officially switched my major,” she says. Now, the UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral student in physics and … Continued


July 18, 2019

‘Walking in the footsteps of men who walked on the moon’    Carolina’s Morehead Planetarium and Science Center played a pivotal role   in American space exploration and discovery, including helping put a man on the moon.   By Emilie Poplett, … Continued