Department of Physics & Astronomy

Alumni testimonials:

Physics and Astronomy alumni hold positions as teachers, engineers, data analysts, project managers, researchers, health care workers, science writers, policy makers and lawyers, among many others. We interviewed some of our graduates about their professional paths and the role their physics or astronomy degree played in shaping their current career.

Read success stories from alumni of our department and their reflections on the quality of our programs.

Degree Programs

Upcoming Events

Millimeter Wave, Light, Sound, and Automated Driving
Aug. 23, 3:30 PM - Aug. 23, 5:00 PM
PAIS 1100

Colloquium TBA
Aug. 30, 3:30 PM - Aug. 30, 5:00 PM
PAIS 1100

A Modern Large-Scale Search for Life using the Very Large Array
Sep. 5, 2:00 PM - Sep. 5, 3:00 PM
PAIS 3205

Colloquium TBA
Sep. 6, 3:30 PM - Sep. 6, 5:00 PM
PAIS 1100

SQuInT 2024 Annual Workshop
Oct. 30, 12:00 AM - Nov. 1, 12:00 AM
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