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Physics and Engineering News

Wheaton Physics Team Awarded Silver Status in Worldwide University 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.

Wheaton College Physics 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.

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

Seeking God in the Stars

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

Announcing the William Lewis Shuster Jr. 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.

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Wheaton Student Participates 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.

Physics and Engineering Field Trip

Erick Bodett (Mechanical Engineering ’13) hosts Wheaton students at the LaSalle, IL Nuclear Power Generating Station.

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Wheaton College has Outstanding Society of Physics Students Chapter

Jenny Ruda (Physics '18) demonstrating principles of physics at an SPS show at a local high school.

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Wheaton Grad Involved in Discovery of New Form of Matter

Mindy Rak (Physics '13), with a team of physicists at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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Studying Abroad at Uppsala University, Sweden

Jacqui Felcan ('19) studied Quantum Mechanics, Sustainable Development, and Intercultural Communication at Uppsala University, Sweden in Fall 2017.