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Professor Margaret Murnane Wins Highest Medal from The Optical Society

Feb. 20, 2017

Congratulations to JILA Fellow and Physics Professor Margaret Murnane for winning the Frederick Ives Medal/Quinn Prize, the highest award of The Optical Society. The Award was announced on February 16, 2017. According to their site, Murnane earned the award, “For pioneering and sustained contributions to ultrafast science ranging from femtosecond...

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CUWiP Conference Brings Over 125 Women Physicists to CU Boulder Campus

View the Conference Site From Jan 13-15, 2017 the University of Colorado Boulder hosted a Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics, which was attended by approximately 125 undergraduate physics, astrophysics, and engineering physics majors. The conference featured many panels, talks, and workshops on topics such as career opportunities with a...

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Brookhaven National Laboratory Receives Approval for Upgraded sPHENIX Detector

Feb. 1, 2017

View the BNL Press Release Brookhaven National Laboratory has announced that the U.S. Department of Energy recently granted "Critical Decision-Zero" (CD-0) status to the sPHENIX project, a proposed upgrade of the PHENIX detector at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). This decision paves the way for building a ground-breaking research...

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Professor Al Bartlett's Home Designated Historical Landmark

Dec. 6, 2016

Physics Professor Dennis Perepelitsa wins Lee Grodzins Postdoctoral Award

Oct. 24, 2016

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Physics Professor Loren Hough Awarded MIRA, Develops a New Way to Look at Cellular Shapeshifter Tubulin

Oct. 21, 2016

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Loren Hough, who was recently awarded a New Investigator Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institutes of Health this year to further vital research in the field of biophysics, specifically on studying the behavior of tubulin in his lab. Tubulin, a protein found in...

Koji Dennis (left) and Niko Dennis are engrossed in a PhET simulation for iPad. Photo by Kathy Perkins.

CU students enhance global STEM learning with new iPad App

Oct. 11, 2016

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$24 million NSF grant to establish imaging science center at CU Boulder

Sept. 28, 2016

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Physics Professor, JILA Fellow Deborah Jin Dies at 47

Sept. 19, 2016

JILA/LASP Physics Fellows Receive Governor's Awards For High-Impact Research

Sept. 1, 2016