Student Resources

The department offers a number of resources to students looking for academic support and success.

These range from clubs/organizations to participating in student research projects, including the opportunity to engage in high-energy physics research at prominent laboratories such as Fermilab and CERN.

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Student Resources

Our majors enjoy close contact with their professors and work with them toward building a solid foundation in their chosen discipline. Resources include:

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  • Hands-on laboratory instruction
  • Research-based, interactive lectures
  • Access to state-of-the-art instrumentation
  • Smaller department feel for enhanced quality of interaction with faculty
  • Opportunity to participate in undergraduate research
  • Opportunity to work at national and international research laboratories such as Fermi, CERN and Argonne National Lab
  • Research opportunities in the exciting field of quasar astronomy and in computational models of dense star clusters using GRAPE supercomputers
  • Opportunity for observational astronomy research using NIRo robotic telescope
  • Paid undergraduate TA opportunities
  • Free tutoring and supplemental instruction in certain courses available through Exploratory Advising
  • Opportunities for social and service activities through the Chemistry and Physics Club, the College Ambassador’s Program, the Science Olympiad competition, and outreach to local schools.

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