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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Andrew Lynch

Name: Andrew Lynch ’06 Education (UR and additional): BS (Physics and Astronomy), University of Rochester, 2006 Current city/state of residence: Marlton, NJ Job Title: Inside Sales Manager Employer: Edmund Optics, Inc. Family: Wife When and how did you choose your major?   I fell in love with Physics and Astronomy in high school.  My high […]

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Summer Research Experience Leads to Science Paper for Physics Undergrad

Owen Colegrove ’14 traveled to San Francisco last December for the American Geophysical Union annual meeting. There Colgrove had the opportunity to present research from his REU under the supervision of Dr. David Hathaway, an astrophysicist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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Spotlight on Humanities and Natural Sciences Alumni: Dan Richman

Name: Dan Richman ’08 Occupation: Graduate student (Johns Hopkins University) Education (UR and additional): BS (Physics), BA (Music & Mathematics), University of Rochester, 2008 Current city/state of residence: Baltimore, Maryland Family: Dad is UR 1970 (BS Chemistry), 1975 (PhD Chemistry) Community activities: Outreach activities in physics and astrobiology What resources did you use on campus […]

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UR Professor sings “I Have Failed My Physics Final”

Physics Professor John Howell channels Les Miserables in “I Have Failed My Physics Final”

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Roger Smith

Name: Roger Smith Occupation: Graduate School Student Education: BS (Optics), BA (Physics), University of Rochester, 2009; MS (Physics), University of Oregon, 2010; PhD (Experimental Quantum Optics), expected 2015, University of Oregon Current city/state of residence: Eugene, Oregon Community activities: Outreach activities presenting science to young students; city-league ultimate frisbee   Why did you choose to […]

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Optics “Focuses” Efforts to Defeat Physics in Photon Cup

Fauver Stadium gets a boost of energy during annual Photon Cup

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The Elusive Geomechanics Major

Out of the more than 4,500 full-time undergrads at Rochester, exactly three are pursuing a major in geomechanics. Just who are these brave few?

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UR Astronomy Club: Hands-On Observing

The Astronomy Club at Rochester offers students the opportunity to enjoy observational astronomy and explore the many aspects of astronomy and physics

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Grant R. Tremblay

Name: Grant R. Tremblay Age: 28 Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Physics & Astronomy, University of Rochester, 2006; Ph.D. in Astrophysics, RIT. Current city/state of residence: Munich, Germany Job Title: Fellow Employer: European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (ESO – www.eso.org) What do you do now, and why did you choose […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Ankur Pansari

Name: Ankur Pansari Age: 30 Occupation: CEO & Founder of Artillery Games Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Optics and B.S. in Applied Mathematics with minor in Physics, University of Rochester, 2004. Current city/state of residence: Silicon Valley, CA Community activities: Big Brothers / Big Sisters.  Former big-brother, now fund-raiser. What do you do now, and […]

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