Department of Physics and Astronomy

A&S in the News: May 17-23, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Fulbright awards and mental health training for police. […]

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Three UA Students Earn Hollings Scholarships

The scholarship provides a two-year academic award of $9,500 per year, and a 10-week, full-time, paid summer internship opportunity at any NOAA facility nationwide. Scholars also receive funding to present their NOAA research projects at two national scientific conferences. […]

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A&S in the News: Feb. 16-22, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for Black History Month, study abroad programs, and more. […]

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UA Professor Part of Team Building Brain-Inspired Artificial Intelligence

From the February 2020 Desktop News | How does the brain learn, store, and process information? This is the central question driving the MEMONET project―a group of multidisciplinary researchers whose goal is to study the brain and apply their discoveries to create a brain-inspired, spin-based artificial intelligence. Dr. Claudia Mewes, an associate professor of physics […]

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Two UA Professors Get Boost with NSF CAREER Awards

From the Winter 2019 Collegian | The nation’s most prestigious recognition of top-performing young scientists was recently awarded to a biologist and a physicist at UA. The National Science Foundation granted a CAREER Award to Dr. Paulo T. Araujo, UA assistant professor of physics and astronomy, and Dr. Kevin M. Kocot, UA assistant professor of […]

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A&S in the News: Dec. 15, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for artificial constellations, the Bicentennial Park, and more. […]

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UA Physicist Named Distinguished Lecturer

From the November 2019 Desktop News | Dr. Tim Mewes, a UA physicist, was recently named a 2020 distinguished lecturer by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Magnetics Society, an international group of researchers and academics who study anything and everything involving magnetism. As the only researcher from the United States to receive this […]

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A&S in the News: October 20-26, 2019

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for Halloween events, performances in the School of Music, and more. […]

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