Jacob Willig-Onwuachi's, physics study group

Physics

A supportive community for the intellectually curious.

A rigorous curriculum coupled with expert faculty, advanced facilities, and research opportunities means you’ll develop expertise in classical and modern physics theory. You’ll also spend an extensive amount of time gaining knowledge of laboratory equipment, computational modeling, data acquisition, and mathematical techniques, while pursuing your own interests within the discipline. Through hands-on learning, faculty-student research, seminars, and internships, you’ll be well-prepared for graduate study or careers involving physics in academic, public, and private settings.

If your interest leans toward astronomy, Grinnell has exceptional opportunities and facilities--including our own observatory. If engineering is more your style, Grinnell supports a 3-2 program in engineering.

 

Department News

Staff member wearing PPE assisting with COVID testing

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Courtney Carter '21 with her winning poster

A Very Good Year for This Physics Major

Physics major Courtney Carter ’21 has been having a very good year, delving deeply into research and pursuing her own ideas with confidence.
Physics majors George Abreu ’22, Courtney Carter ’21, and Avery Barnett ’21, and chemistry major Clinton Sabah ’21

Four Reasons to Attend a Research Conference as an Undergrad

Whether you’re presenting your own research or just immersing yourself in the experience, a conference can be an exciting opportunity for young scholars.

Department Information

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1116 Eighth Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

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