Dr. Heather M. Whitney has been elected Zone 9 Councilor for the Society of Physics Students National Council.
Wheaton College Physics major Michael Vieceli ’20 has received a fellowship from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to support upcoming graduate studies in Medical Physics at Purdue University beginning in Fall 2020.
Stephen McKay is one of two Wheaton students to have received the Goldwater Scholarship.
Wheaton College Physics major Michael Vieceli ’20, Spanish/Pre-med major Amy Van Dusen ’21, and Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Heather M. Whitney recently presented research at the SPIE Medical Imaging Meeting held in Houston, Texas in February 2020.
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.
Three students from Wheaton College traveled to the 2020 Midwest Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP), held at the University of Chicago on January 17-19.
Wheaton College physics major Michael Vieceli ’20 and Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Heather M. Whitney recently presented research at a major conference related to medical physics.
The Wheaton College chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) sent eight students to PhysCon, the Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Congress, in November 2019.
The Wheaton College chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office for its efforts in academic year 2018-2019.
On November 6 – 9, six Wheaton engineering women participated in the annual Society of Women Engineers (SWE) conference in Anaheim, California.
Joel Dahlin (’10) received the 2019 Ronald C. Davidson Award for Plasma Physics from the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Publishing at a reception for Physics of Plasma authors on Tuesday, October 22nd in Fort Lauderdale.
A team of three sophomore physics majors (Rachel Barron, Michelle de Oliveira, and Stephen McKay) took part in the international University Physics Competition on November 9-11th.
Dr. Heather M. Whitney is Associate Professor of Physics at Wheaton College and a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Radiology at the University of Chicago.
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Wheaton College Physics visiting instructor and NASA scientist Rhiannon Blaauw was recently featured in The Wheaton Record.
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.
Elizabeth Tan (’19) participated in the 10-week Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Oceanography (SURFO) program funded by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Ocean Sciences.