October 2019 

Prof. Freericks Receives Provost Innovation in Teaching Awards: Prof. Freericks Receives Provost Innovation in Teaching Awards: The Provost’s Innovation in Teaching Award recognizes exceptional creativity and innovative approaches to promote student-centered learning.  Prof. Freericks was selected for his accomplishments translating complex physics classrooms from a conventional lecture format to an online format suitable for either a MOOC or a flipped classroom. Jim has been involved in both, producing GeorgetownX’s course Quantum Mechanics for Everyone, which was named a 2018 edX prize finalist, ranked ninth on Class Central’s top 50 MOOCs of all time, and was one of Class Central’s best MOOCs of 2017, and producing the flipped classroom experience for Physics 155, Mathematical and Computational Physics, for students on the hilltop.  More Info...
Physics Colloquia 

October 1: Prof. Cheng Gong (University of Maryland) - 2D Magnets, Heterostructures, and Spintronic Devices. More Info...

October 8: Dr. David Keavney (Department of State) - TBA. More Info...

October 15: Prof. Chris Xu (Cornell University) - Imaging Deeper and Faster: Watching the Brain in Action with Ultrafast Lasers. More Info...

October 22: Prof. Wouter Deconinck (University Manitoba) - Searching for TeV Scale Physics in Precision Electroweak Measurements. More Info...

October 29: Dr. Mark Stiles (NIST) - Energy-efficient neuromorphic computing with magnetic tunnel junctions. More Info...
Important Dates 

October 4: Deadline to apply for the APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) 2020, University of Maryland College Park. See link for more information: 

October 18-20: Parent & Family Weekend
Department Events
October 14: Mid-Semester Holiday, Physics Main Office Closed
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