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Physics and Engineering News

Society of Women Engineers Conference 2019

On November 6 – 9, six Wheaton engineering women participated in the annual Society of Women Engineers (SWE) conference in Anaheim, California. 

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Dr. Joel Dahlin (‘10 ) Receives Prestigious Plasma Physics Journal Award

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.

Team Awarded Silver Status in International Physics Competition

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.

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Faculty Member Receives Grant from the National Institutes of Health

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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Understanding Scientific Theories of Origins

Understanding Scientific Theories of Origins is a groundbreaking book. These engaging, field-tested materials, used over many years by outstanding faculty at a flagship Christian university, are sure to be an important new resource for Christian students

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Seeking God in the Stars

Wheaton College Physics visiting instructor and NASA scientist Rhiannon Blaauw was recently featured in The Wheaton Record.

Announcing a New Engineering Scholarship

The William Lewis Shuster Jr. Engineering Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship awarded to an incoming first year engineering student.

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New Moles Scholarship

Wheaton engineering student, Rebecca Geiger wins Moles scholarship.

Wheaton Student in NSF Funded Oceanography Program

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.