The online University Research Symposium opens Friday, April 9, on ISU ReD. The Symposium is a university-wide showcase of research, scholarship, and creative activity.
Dr. Matt Caplan co-authored a new paper for Physical Review Letters that theorizes uranium snowflakes forming the core of white dwarfs could ignite a supernova explosion.
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A gift totaling more than $1 million from the estate of Gladys G. Shulaw has created the Dale M. Shulaw and Gladys G. Shulaw Presidential Scholarship in Physics.
Illinois State Noyce Scholars used fun activities to teach middle school-age children STEM lessons last summer as part of an online series organized by the Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology and the University of Illinois Extension Office.
Last November, a cross-disciplinary group of undergraduate students and faculty became the first Illinois State research team in 25 years to publish a paper in the American Journal of Physics (AJP). The journal is one of the most selective physics publications in the country, with an acceptance rate for reviewed articles hovering around 35 percent.
The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost has announced the winners for the Research Initiative Awards and Creative Activity Initiative Awards. All winners will be honored during the Office of Research and Graduate Studies Awards event that will be held in April.
The American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers honored Illinois State University as part of the 5+ Club.
For the Departments of Biology, Physics and Chemistry, class sizes were reduced by at least 50 percent, more lab sections were offered, and students wore masks and socially distanced during labs and classes on campus. Students were still able to continue their research, learn, grow, and collaborate on their projects.
At Illinois State, students in Dr. George Rutherford’s Physics 370 course are paving the path for others should a need for virtual learning ever present itself again.