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  • Science Complex - Fountain and Physics Building
    Photo By: Jessica Troy, Elementary Ed. iSTEM Major (Class of 2017)

  • Paul S. Hiack Planetarium
    Photo By: Jessica Troy, Elementary Ed. iSTEM Major (Class of 2017)

  • Students Working in Introductory Physics Lab
    Photo By: Jessica Troy, Elementary Ed. iSTEM Major (Class of 2017)

  • Students Working with Prof. McGee in the Photonics Laboratory
    Photo By: Don Hamerman

  • Dr. Nate Magee and students in the cloud microphysics lab.
    Photo By: Don Hamerman

  • Dr. Tuan Nguyen's biophysics lab.
    Photo By: Don Hamerman

  • Astronomy students and Drs. Wiita and Wickramasinghe in the observatory.
    Photo By: Don Hamerman

  • Dr. Danielle Dalafave teaching in a lab.
    Photo By: Don Hamerman

News / Announcements

TCNJ Physics Professor’s Research on Volcanic Subduction Zones Garners International Recognition

TCNJ Physics Professor’s Research on Volcanic Subduction Zones Garners International Recognition

Dr. R. Shane McGary, Assistant Professor of Physics at TCNJ (and former postdoctoral researcher at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute), along with several colleagues recently published a paper in the prestigious journal Nature. Professor McGary’s research on the geophysical substructure below the active volcano Mount Rainier provides a detailed understanding of how volcanic magma developsContinue Reading

TCNJ Physics Students Study In Germany

Senior physics students Raha Ghassemi and Cory Leahy are spending the second half of their Spring 2014 semester with Prof. David McGee at the University of Applied Sciences (Beuth Hochschule für Technik) in Berlin, Germany. They are taking classes in Medical Imaging and Applied Holography. The Medical Imaging class involves studies in X-ray, MRI, and ultrasonic techniques,Continue Reading

Women in Science

Five Physics majors, Marianna Caruso-Gilbert, Raha Ghassemi, Sanaa Mansoor, Kellie Olear and Ariel Omiunu attended the Conference of Undergraduate Women in Physics held from January 16-19th at Stony Brook University. Click here for more information.Continue Reading

Dr. Beth Cunningham, Head of the Americans Association of Physics Teachers, to Speak on March 20th

Dr. Cunningham, AAPT Executive Officer will talk about  “Building Better (and More) Physics Educators” on Thursday March 20th at 11:30 AM in SCP-117.  The abstract of her presentation is: The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) has as its mission to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.  One of the primary activitiesContinue Reading

AAS National Harbor Conference

Four Physics students presented posters at the American Astronomical Meeting held at National Harbor, Maryland, from Jan 6th-10th, 2014.  Dr. Paul Wiita was accompanied by four seniors to the annual AAS meeting where all presented posters.  Mitchell Revalski and Dawid Nowak presented work they did with Dr. Wiita last summer on “Investigating Active Galactic NucleiContinue Reading

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