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Outreach and Public Engagement

News and Announcements

DeRoo Presents at Willowwind School

Thursday, July 11, 2024
Assistant Professor Casey DeRoo gave a presentation to 80 K-6 students on June 26 at Willowind School's summer camp, talking about outer space, what stuff there is made of, and how we know/measure the composition of things in space.

Uppu receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Ravitej Uppu, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will use a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to expand his research of electronic and photonic properties.

Outreach Team Presents Soldering Project for Project HOPE

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
As part of the Project HOPE career education program, the Hawk-Eyes on Science team of Dale Stille, Vincent Rodgers, Emma Burzynski, and Caroline Roberts conducted a soldering demonstration on May 16  for West Liberty High School students in Van Allen Hall.

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$ 26 m

In annual research expenditures (averaged over FY18-22)

Top Fifth

of Global Universities in Physics
(U.S. News and World Report 2022)

Very High

Research 1: Doctoral Universities
Research Activity
(Carnegie Classification)


Full-time Faculty


Students taught in introductory courses per year (2017-2022)


Undergraduate Physics and Astronomy Majors


Graduate Students