Genevieve Nelson successfully applied for and was chosen to participate in a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) for the summer of 2021 at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.While seeking to develop her expertise as a physics researcher, Nelson also desired to view her research as an opportunity for ministry.
Physics and Engineering department faculty member, Dr. Robert Bishop with two co-authors, has just published a book entitled Emergence in Context with “the world's leading university press” Oxford University Press (OUP).
Celebrating Women: Wheaton Grad on SPS Alumni Engagement Team
Jennifer Ruda (‘18), a high school physics teacher has joined the Society of Physics Students Alumni Engagement Program.
Steven Palladino's ('13) doctoral work attempts to detect gravitational waves from the birth of the universe.
Wheaton Physics alumnus Roger Wiens '82 played a pivotal role in the Perseverance rover, which landed on Mars in February 2021.
During the Summer of 2020, faculty member Rhiannon Blaauw-Erskine and a group of nine physics students designed a million-person settlement on Mars.
Students and faculty from the Department of Physics and Engineering are featured in the most recent issue of Wheaton Magazine.
Assistant Professor of Physics Jim Schroeder ‘09 is part of a team of researchers who have recently been awarded a grant from NASA.
NASA scientist and physics lecturer Rhiannon Blaauw Erskine and fellow Wheaton prof Dr. Jennifer Powell McNutt awarded major grant.
The switch to remote learning during the spring had a significant impact on several of Genevieve Nelson's courses, heavily affecting her laboratory-based experimental physics course in particular.
Stephen McKay is one of two Wheaton students to have received the Goldwater Scholarship.
Wheaton College students and faculty have formed an intra-departmental team to create a process utilizing LiDAR technology to map changes at archeological sites, with Tel Shimron in Israel as the initial test location.
The William Lewis Shuster Jr. Engineering Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to an incoming first year engineering student.
Wheaton engineering student, Rebecca Geiger wins Moles scholarship.