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Nature Article: Neutrinos may Hold Key to Explaining Ongoing Existence of the Universe

April 20, 2020

CU Physics Ranked Second in AMO Physics Across Nation, 14th Overall

March 24, 2020

Professor Andy Lucas Named Sloan Early Career Award Winner

Feb. 13, 2020

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Noel Clark Named Professor of Distinction

View the A&S Announcement Congratulations to Physics Professor Noel A Clark, who was selected by the College of Arts and Sciences as a 2020 Professor of Distinction, the highest faculty title in the college. This honorific title is reserved for scholars and artists of national and international distinction who are...

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Dennis Perepelitsa Named Cottrell Scholar

Feb. 13, 2020

Professor Dennis Perepelitsa has been named a 2020 Cottrell Scholar through the Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement. The announcement was made on Monday, February 10, 2020. According to their Web site, the Cottrell Scholar Award (CSA) "honors and helps to develop outstanding teacher-scholars who are recognized by their scientific communities...

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Henry Kapteyn and Margaret Murnane Named 2020 Franklin Institute Laureates in Physics

Jan. 27, 2020

View the CU Boulder Today Article Congratulations to Physics Professors and JILA Fellows Henry Kapteyn and Margaret Murnane, who were named 2020 Franklin Institute Award Laureates in Physics. The awards were announced in a news release Monday morning, January 27, 2020. Kapteyn and Murnane are only the second married couple...

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In Memoriam: Bill O'Sullivan

Jan. 23, 2020

View Dr. Sullivan's Obituary Professor Emeritus William O'Sullivan passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020. He was 88. Dr. O'Sullivan's distinguished career lasted over 35 years, from 1968 to his retirement in 2002. Between 1988 and 1966, Dr. O'Sullivan served as Chair of the Department of Physics, a period of...

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In Memoriam: Uriel Nauenberg

Jan. 9, 2020

Professor Emeritus Uriel Nauenberg passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the age of 81. As a high energy physicist, Professor Nauenberg was a distinguished researcher and teacher with the University of Colorado, Boulder Department of Physics for 42 years. Among his many distinctions and awards, he served two...

President’s Diversity Award goes to Physics' R-Cubed Committee

Jan. 9, 2020

An innovative Physics Department committee made up of students, postdocs, staff and faculty with diverse backgrounds and life experiences has earned a President’s Diversity Award for the CU System. The awards, which were announced Dec. 6, are given to a handful of units and individuals annually and come with a...

APS Names CU Boulder Physics Awardee for Improving Undergraduate Physics Education

Jan. 9, 2020

View the award page The Department of Physics was awarded the 2020 American Physical Society Award for Improving Undergraduate Education. The award from the APS Committee on Education “seeks to recognize excellence in undergraduate physics education and support best practices in education at the undergraduate level.” The department was one...