Archive for March, 2010

Physics Student Office Space

At Gustavus, any student who works for the physics department as a research assistant, teaching assistant, technical assistant, tutor or grader is given a space in one of our student office suites (Olin Hall Rooms 205, 206 and 207). These rooms tend to become focal points for student collaboration and interaction through all hours of […]

Gustavus Chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma

Since 2004 Gustavus has hosted a chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma, the national physics honor society. Founded in 1921, Sigma Pi Sigma is a member of the American Institute of Physics and a member honor society of the Association of College Honor Societies. Nomination and election are by the faculty, based upon student achievement in […]

Society of Physics Students

Gustavus is home to a very active chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS). In three of the past four years, Gustavus has earned an “Outstanding Chapter Award” from the national SPS office. The most recent award letter cites “the depth and breadth of SPS activities conducted by your chapter in such areas as […]

Physics Facilities

The Gustavus physics department occupies approximately 30,000 square feet of space in the F.W. Olin Hall of Science. Constructed in 1991, this facility houses classrooms, faculty and student offices, and teaching and research laboratories.

Physics grads…

85 percent of all physics majors at Gustavus go on to graduate studies in physics, engineering, or other professional schools.