Archive for 2012

Physics Students Make Their Presence Known on the Football Field

As you may have heard or seen, the football team suffered a disappointing last-second loss Saturday to Augsburg. This despite some key contributions from some of our own Physics students. On the final play from scrimmage in the first half, Gustavus quarterback Muresuk Mena tossed a 3 yard TD pass to Mike Hintze (Physics ’15). […]

Mike Bland ’02 Receives First Decade Award

Mike Bland physics and geology class of 2002, was awarded one of two First Decade Awards by the Gustavus Alumni Association at the Alumni Banquet on Saturday, May 26. He was introduced by Chuck Niederriter with the citation below: It is my great pleasure tonight to introduce Dr. Michael Bland as a recipient of this […]

Fermilab Fun for Gustavus Physics Students

The weekend of April 20th was a special one for many Gustavus physics students as they ventured 440 miles to the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, or simply Fermilab (most famously known for its Tevatron particle accelerator, once the highest energy particle accelerator in the world, which was shut down in September 2011). The entire trip […]