Physics 2210: Fall 2011

Professor Alysia Marino


For info on the final exam, see below.

Get involved in sumer research! Here are some links to summer research programs. The deadlines are mostly in February. The nationawide programs can be quite competitive. You will likely need to have good grades (minumum 3.0 or better in most cases) and will be asked to provide some letters or reference.

  • UROP program at CU. You must find a faculty sponsor and submit an essay about your proposed sumemr research topic. Deadline March 1st.
  • NSF Research Experience for Undegraduates (REU) ProgramsThe NSF sponsors programs in a wide range of scientific areas at universities all over the country. You can search the website to find locaions with opportunities in particular research areas.
  • Dept of Energy Labs (SULI program)Includes research topics in a wide range of fundamental physics at the 17 Department of Energy laboratories (such as the National Renewable Energy Lab in Golden, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the Standfor Linear Accelerator, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, etc.) Deadline Jan 10th and you must be a US Citzen or permanent resident.
  • NIST in Boulder or NIST in Gaithersburg Maryland NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
  • NASA internships

Course Information

Course Calendar
Includes the weekly reading assignments. Note that the Clicker questions (and answers) will be placed on CULearn before the exams.

Office Hours
Prof. Marino will attend the Wednesday homework sessions and will have an Office hours from 4:00-5:00 on Mondays and 2:00-3:00 on Thursdays. She is also happy to meet with you individually by appointment at other times. Please e-mail her to setup an appointment.

Homework is due at 4 PM on Thursdays in the box by the door to th Help Room. Points will be deducted for work turned in after the 4 PM deadline.
Homework assignments and solutions will be posted on CULearn.

Homework Sessions
Wed 5:00-6:30 PM, in Duane G2B60


Learning Goals

PHYS 2210 Staff and Contact Info

Exam info

Exam 1: In Class on September 27
Exam 2: In Class on Thursday November 3
Final Exam: Wed December 14, 4:30-7:00 pm, G125
Scores are on CULearn. The average was a 70.8 and the median was 77.


Some suggested guidelines about how to e-mail your professor.

email: Professor Alysia Marino

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