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Physics

The scope of the studies in physics - from nuclei to stars - is represented in the curriculum of UD's Physics Department and in student research, as well as in the research of individual faculty members.

 

DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

Sophia Andaloro also received the Robert S. Hyer Award from the American Physical Society for her undergraduate research in quantum optics.

Learn more: Life as a graduate student after UD

Physics in the Core Curriculum

Physics majors at UD complete a major that includes the UD Core curriculum and undergraduate research.

Learn more: Physics in the Core

Astronomy In North Carolina

Join UD physics professor Dr. Richard Olenick for Mayterm Astronomy in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina.

Learn more: Summer Astronomy

Alumnus helps find signs of a time crystal

Physics alum Jared Rovny's research collaboration at Yale University makes a big find.

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Physics graduates 2019

Back row: Alexander Thompson, Peter Chang, Andrew Chang, John Jones, Alec Byrd, Joe Griesbauer Front row: Joe Pelletier, Sophia Andaloro, Tessa Rosenberg, James Frisby, Daniel Orth, Ted Morin, (not pictured) Alessandra Marchi

Students who choose to major or concentrate in physics take courses that prepare them for graduate studies, teaching, medical school, and industry. The low student-to-faculty ratio means students are offered many opportunities to interact with professors in courses, laboratories, and research. In 2013 the department added a dual degree in electrical engineering program with the University of Texas at Arlington. The department also offers Astronomy, Physics & Technology and General Physics I and II as Core Curriculum courses. 


UD Physics Welcome

 

Recent Projects:

Dr. Moldenhauer built a shortwave radio from random, scavenged parts for an interdisciplinary project.

How to Build a Shortwave Radio

Trebuchet launch on the Pitch, with Department Chair Jacob Moldenhauer, courtesy of alumnus Joe Dougherty, BA '16, of Holy Trinity Seminary.

News

Notice of Blackbaud Data Breach

We want to notify the community of a data security incident involving a third-party service provider, Blackbaud Inc., with whom we contract. The University of Dallas takes the protection and proper use of your personal information very seriously, and we are contacting you to explain the incident.

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UD Announces Partnership with Leading Canadian University

A new partnership will provide MBA and Master of Management graduates of UWindsor's Odette School of Business (OSB) an opportunity to gain cybersecurity skills and certification through the University of Dallas' Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business. The OSB is the first Canadian university to partner with UD's Gupta College of Business.

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A Record-Setting North Texas Giving Day

After calculating totals from yesterday's North Texas Giving Day (NTGD), the University of Dallas will retain its unofficial title as the most generous university in North Texas. UD ranked first among all colleges and universities, and sixth among nearly 400 schools, for both total funds raised and number of gifts received, thanks to the generosity of our community.

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