Physics Department

Math, Physics Major Becomes NWU’s 8th Goldwater Scholar

A Nebraska Wesleyan University junior has been awarded the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship.

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National Science Foundation Awards NWU Nearly $650K For Scholarships, Academic Success

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Nebraska Wesleyan University a $649,863 grant that will provide scholarships and academic support to academically-talented science students with financial need.

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“Newton’s Football” Co-Author to Discuss Bold Innovators

A science evangelist whose passion is helping make science fun will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Fetzer Science Lecture on Wednesday, March 23.

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Eight Alumni Honored as Legends and Legacies

One of the highlights of homecoming at NWU is the annual Legends and Legacies banquet. That’s where NWU pays special tribute to outstanding alumni for life and career accomplishments.

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NWU to Celebrate New Horizons Mission to Pluto With "Plutopalooza" Event

The New Horizons spacecraft is speeding towards Pluto for its first close look of the dwarf planet.

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Senior Combines Love of Theatre, Physics for Research in Acoustical Engineering

Seeking to find a way to combine both academic interests, Brill discovered the field of vocal acoustics.

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Turning “Water Down The Drain” into “Money in the Bank”

Bruce Thummel (’06) is the HVAC technician serving Olin Hall.

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Leading Space Exploration Authority to Discuss Mars Settlement; Watch Live

Robert Zubrin, a world-renowned engineer, best-selling author, and a leading space exploration authority will discuss the case for Mars at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture.

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Research by NWU Physics Professor, Student Provides Evidence for Complex Molecules on Pluto

In summer 2015 NASA’s New Horizons mission will be the first spacecraft to visit the icy dwarf planet, Pluto.

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Physics Professor to Discuss Work on Large Hadron Collider

A local professor who is part of a team of scientists performing experiments at the Large Hadron Collider will discuss his work at an upcoming Nebraska Wesleyan University lecture.

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