Richard Sayanagi Selected as L&S Teaching Fellow

Physics graduate student Richard Sayanagi has been selected as an L&S Teaching Fellow for 2016, in recognition of the high quality of his performance as a teaching assistant. He will be entrusted with helping train his teaching assistant colleagues at the College of Letters and Science’s TA training program next September.

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HAWC reveals new look at the very high energy sky

Scientists operating the High Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory (HAWC) presented a new survey of the sky using the highest energy gamma rays ever observed. “HAWC gives us a new way to see the high-energy sky,” said Jordan Goodman, USA-spokesperson of HAWC.



Idris Boukahil wins Goldwater Scholarship

Idris Boukahil has won the Barry Goldwater Scholarship.  He was one of 252 to receive the scholarship out of 1,150 nominees.  He plans to get a “Ph.D. in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. Lead a theory group modeling electronic properties of novel materials for organic electronics and teach at the university level”.

2016 Goldwater Scholars