Archive for June, 2016

Sociology-Journalism Alum Receives Awards, Publishes Third e-Book

Sociology-Journalism Alum Receives Awards, Publishes Third e-Book

Sydney Epps ’12 has been working at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Arizona for two years and really enjoys the northern Arizona area. “It’s very picturesque,” says Epps, who graduated in 2012 with her B.A. in Sociology from the College of Arts and Sciences and B.S. in Journalism Broadcast News from […]

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June 29, 2016 at 3:21 pmAlumni

Minutes of the Rural Women’s Studies Association (RWSA) Meeting, 2016

Welcome and introductions.  Gathered name, affiliation, e-mail addresses for ongoing communications. Rural Women’s Studies Association Reminded everyone about the Facebook page, with thanks to Cindy Prescott. Sara Egge will be working on other social media projects. Bert Way introduced himself as the incoming editor of Ag History.  He will be […]

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June 29, 2016 at 12:03 pmUncategorized

Yonry Zhu | Design and Setup of a Pulsed Laser Deposition System

Yonry Zhu | Design and Setup of a Pulsed Laser Deposition System

 By Yonry Zhu (B.S. Engineering Physics, Class of 2017) I worked in Dr. Arthur Smith’s lab during summer 2015 and designed a pulsed laser deposition system for fabricating semiconducting thin films. The system is meant to be a test bed for components that will ultimately be integrated into an existing molecular […]

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June 27, 2016 at 1:30 pmIn Class

Jacob Williamson | Burning Out Swiftly: SN 2005da and Its Curious Nature

Jacob Williamson | Burning Out Swiftly: SN 2005da and Its Curious Nature

By Jacob Williamson (B.S. Astrophysics & B.S. Mathematics, Class of 2017) I worked with Dr. Ryan Chornock in Physics & Astronomy during the summer 2015 on classification of supernovae based on light curves and spectral data. Specifically, I focused on one supernova from 2005, SN 2005da, which was classified as a […]

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June 27, 2016 at 1:25 pmIn Class

John Theibert | Simulation of a Pion Trigger for the DVCS Experiment at Jefferson Laboratory

John Theibert | Simulation of a Pion Trigger for the DVCS Experiment at Jefferson Laboratory

By John Theibert (B.S. Computer Science, Class of 2019) My 2015 internship with Dr. Julie Roche in Physics & Astronomy involved programming for the Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering (DVCS) experiment. Dr. Roche assigned me to create a series of C++ programs with the ultimate goal of incorporating the results into the […]

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June 27, 2016 at 1:17 pmIn Class

Heath Scherich | Designing a Simulation to Study Silicon Clusters

Heath Scherich | Designing a Simulation to Study Silicon Clusters

By Heath Scherich (B.S. Physics, Class of 2018) I researched the theory of atoms in molecules during the summer 2015 with the help of Dr. David Drabold, Distinguished Professor in Physics & Astronomy. I was able to explore some of the tools that allow scientists to make detailed predictions about materials […]

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June 27, 2016 at 1:10 pmIn Class

Gabriel Reineck | Understanding How Cosmological Parameters Affect the Observations

Gabriel Reineck | Understanding How Cosmological Parameters Affect the Observations

By Gabriel Reineck (B.S. Astrophysics, Class of 2017) I began my 2015 internship in Physics & Astronomy by reading parts of Barbara Ryden’s book, Introduction to Cosmology, suggested to me by Dr. Hee-Jong Seo. This is where I learned the basics of cosmology. The book showed me how to view the […]

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June 27, 2016 at 1:04 pmIn Class