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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

Volleyball Game 2014: Freshman vs. Uppercalssmen

The annual freshman/upperclass volleyball match was held on the beautiful morning of September 10th, 2014.  The large size of the new crop of physics majors meant that they fielded two teams, while only the best of the more senior students, aided by a couple of faculty members, were brave enough to take them on.  Each…

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 develops…

Congratulations Class of 2014!

The Department of Physics congratulates it’s 2014 graduates! A record 31 students received their BS degrees between December 2013 and August 2014, with the great majority of them attending the departmental ceremony on May 15th, along with the faculty and their proud families.

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,…

2014 Physics Picnic

The Physics Department annual picnic was held at Rosedale Park on April 30th, 2014, immediately following the Celebration of Student Achievement.  Despite the non-perfect weather, a large group of majors, several faculty and staff, and even a few alumni, came out to enjoy both the food and the games.

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