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Physics Club Recognized with Outstanding Chapter Award

The Creighton University physics club (Society of Physics Students) has been recognized with the 2014 Oustanding Chapter Award for Zone 11 from the American Institute of Physics. This is the second year in a row that our physics chapter has been recognized for its accomplishments.

Congratulations to the physics club members and especially to the hard work of all the officers!

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Dr. Seger wins APS award for Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers

Janet Seger, Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences at Creighton University was recently awarded the 2011 American Physics Society Award for Faculty Working with Undergraduate Researchers. This award is given annually to a physicist whose research in an undergraduate setting has achieved wide recognition and contributed significantly to physics and who has contributed substantially to the professional development of undergraduate physics students.

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CU Physics Major receives SPS Award

Anya Burkart receieved the 2010 Outstanding Student Award for Undergraduate Research from the Society of Physics Students (SPS). Anya will present her research on optical force measurements with the optical stretcher, and represent the U.S. SPS at the 2010 International Conference of Physics Students in August in Austria.

The award also includes $500 the Creighton University SPS chapter.

 

Physics Major Anya Burkart receives 2010 Goldwater Scholarship

Anya Burkart (Physics and German double major) was one of two Creighton University students to receive a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship in 2010. For 2009-2010, 278 fellowships were awarded to sophomores and juniors selected from more than 1100 applications across the nation. Anya is actively involved in Biophysical Optics Research Group with Dr. Michael Nichols, developing light-force tools for single-cell biomechanical assays.

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