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Physics Department Seminar 03-05-2010

 Development of fluorescent nuclear track detector technology for mixed radiation field dosimetry

Jeff Sykora

Landauer Inc.

Oklahoma State University, Department of Physics

Experiences in a Ph.D. program in physics are one of a kind, focused on but not limited to science. I will talk about my recent adventures transitioning from an undergraduate at Creighton to finishing Ph.D. work at Oklahoma State University. I will also discuss my research summarized below.
HL G59
Date of Event: 
Fri, 03/05/2010 - 00:30
Contact info: 
Dr. Jack Gabel

Physics Club: Life of Brian

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Humanities 301
Date of Event: 
Thu, 10/09/2008 - 18:00
Contact info: 
Mark Pepin, Physics Club President

Alumni Award Celebration

Please join us Thursday October 9th at 12:30 for a celebration as we announce the winner of the Alumni Scholarship. Cake and refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited.

Hixson Lied G09
Date of Event: 
Thu, 10/09/2008 - 12:30
Contact info: 
Dr. Gabel

2020 Evening of Reflection

Our 2020 Evening of Reflection will be Sundasy May 3rd, 2020 from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

We will reflect as a department on the year, honor our graduates, instate new SPS officers, and induct new members into Sigma Pi Sigma.

If you have any questions, or need the link, please contact Dr. Jonathan Wrubel

Virtual meeting
Date of Event: 
Sun, 05/03/2020 - 17:00

2020 Physics Field Day

Physics Field Day 2020: Mass and Weight

Physics Field Day 2020 has been cancelled along with all Creighton events through April 13, 2020.

Creighton University, Hixson-Lied Science Building
Date of Event: 
Sat, 04/04/2020 - 08:00

2019 Haunted Lab




Operated by the

Creighton University Society of Physics Students


Tues., Wed., and Thurs. - October 22, 23, 24

Rigge Science Building – Room L10


Free and open to the Public

Visit anytime from 5:00 to 8:30 PM

(Doors close at 8:00 PM)


The Haunted Lab is a magical experience for visitors of all ages. Confront fantastic phenomena in a Halloween setting.  Experience electrical and optical wizardry, enjoy a laser light show, bring a “dead bat” back to life, and if you are brave, enter the chamber of the body-less physics dept. head!   It lives in a box!   It talks!   It's alive!! 

Off-campus visitors can use the parking lot between Burt and Cuming Streets.  Enter the lot at the 25th Ave traffic light on Cuming. The gate is open after 4:30 PM. Walk across Burt, take the steps up to and enter the Hixson-Lied Science Building. Signs inside will lead you to the connected Rigge Science Building and the Haunted Physics Lab. 

Creighton University Rigge Science Building L10
Date of Event: 
Thu, 10/24/2019 - 17:00

2019 Physics Field Day

2019 High School Physics Field Day
"Forms of Energy"

Hosted by the Creighton University Society of Physics Students
Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Creighton University, Hixson Lied Science Building
8:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Breakfast starts at 7 a.m.

The Society of Physics Students at Creighton University is excited to invite you and your students to Creighton’s annual High School Physics Field Day! Field Day is a friendly competition and learning experience for local high schools. We will be hosting this year's Field Day on Saturday, April 6th and hope that you can join us!

Generally, schools send team(s) of about 4-5 students and a teacher to compete in a variety of events. Previous years’ events included a quiz bowl, building a catapult, laser aiming, dropping an egg multiple stories, and many others. This year’s theme is Forms of Energy and will have new, fun events! Details with the exact events will be released soon.
Registration is $15 per team, plus $3 per student, which includes both breakfast and lunch for students and faculty. Please RSVP using this form:

Schools may bring more than one team. Field Day will begin at 8 am and end by about 3 pm. Additionally, a continental breakfast will be served starting at 7 am. If you have any questions please let me know!
Thank you,
Sam Ruiz (SPS president)

Hixson-Lied Science Building, Creighton University
Date of Event: 
Sat, 04/27/2019 - 08:00
Contact info: 
Sam Ruiz <>

2019 Physics Department Retreat

Pictures from our 2019 Retreat can be found here!

All students, faculty, and staff in the physics department are encouraged to join us for the 2019 Physics Department Retreat at the Carol Joy Holling Camp. This year the theme of our retreat is Sustainability. Join us for fun and games starting on Thursday January 31st at 7:00 p.m. followed by our annual skit performed by our undergraduate students. Friday we will reflect on our personal and departmental sustainability as well as ways to make the department even better. We return to campus for an early sandwich dinner at 5 p.m. on Friday February 1st.

Carpooling will be organized by the Society of Physics Students. Contact SPS president Sam Ruiz for more information.

Please join us!

Carol Joy Holling Camp
Date of Event: 
Thu, 01/31/2019 - 19:00

2018 Physnic

Our annual Department of Physics picnic (Physnic) will take place during Alumni weekend on Saturday September 15th at Elmwood Park Pad, #2, starting at noon.

Mark your calendars! All students, staff, and faculty are invited! We'll grill food and have a fun afternoon together!


Elmwood Park, Pad #2
Date of Event: 
Sat, 09/15/2018 - 12:00


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