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2014 Croasdale Award, Robert Holt

The Graduate Forum wishes to congratulate Robert Holt of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, this year's winner of the Hannah Croasdale Award! The Croasdale Award recipient is chosen annually by the Dean of Graduate Studies, and is awarded to the graduating PhD recipient who best exemplifies the qualities of a scholar.

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Graduate Teaching Award: Philip A. Fernandes

Graduate Studies Teaching Award is awarded annually to the graduate teaching assistants who best exemplify the qualities of college educators. One of this year's recipients is Philip A. Fernandes, a fifth-year physics graduate student whose passion for teaching began long before he joined the Dartmouth community in 2009.

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Dartmouth astrophysicist Ryan Hickox wins Sloan Research Fellowship

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation today announced the selection of Dartmouth's black hole researcher Ryan Hickox as a recipient of a 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships. He is one of 126 U.S. and Canadian researchers to receive a fellowship this year. Learn more..

Dartmouth physics alumni Dave Kaiser blogs about physics on the Huffington Post!

To read the article, click here.

The Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S) is accepting applications for summer internship positions at UC Berkeley, MIT, Stanford and University of Texas at El Paso.

2014 E3S Summer Research Internship
Date: June 8-August 9, 2014
Locations: UC Berkeley, MIT, Stanford,
    and University of Texas at El Paso
Application Deadline: January 31, 2014

For more information, click here.

Astronomy Foreign Study Program Approved

Starting in 2015, the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be offering a new foreign study program for astronomy majors.

For more information, click here.

To apply for the Astronomy FSP, visit the Off-Campus Programs web site.

Spring 2014 Newsletter

The Spring 2014 Newsletter is now available.


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September 5, 2014    Ph.D Thesis Defense

Zhao Li, Dartmouth College
Wilder 202, 2:00 pm    Abstract

September 10, 2014    Quantum Nano Seminar

Giovanni Pellegrini and Giovanni Mattei, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Wilder 202, 4:00 pm    Abstract

September 11, 2014    Ph.D Thesis Defense

Matthew Broughton, Dartmouth College
Wilder 202, 4:00 pm    Abstract