Physics Department News 2010-11

September 2010

Albion College's innovative curriculum includes the Foundation for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (FURSCA) where students receive funding to pursue independent study in their area of interest. Holly Farris, '12, builds a telescope: Read more about Holly's experiences.

Aaron Miller had a paper accepted in Physics Review Letters - A.

Nicolle Zellner was awarded a $108,000 grant from the National Science Foundation that will support her studies of lunar impact glasses. The grant also provides a student stipend and student travel.

August 2010

Chris Creighton spent the summer at the University of Michigan, investigating dark matter. Read Creighton Returns from Internship with Knowledge to Share on the Albion College News site.

Nicolle Zellner was awarded two grants from the American Astronomical Society, one of which will be used to explore a new research project with Chemistry professor Vanessa McCaffrey.