students in central campus


  1. Courtney Carter '21 with her winning poster

    A Very Good Year for This Physics Major

    Feb 17, 2020
    Physics major Courtney Carter ’21 has been having a very good year, delving deeply into research and pursuing her own ideas with confidence.
  2. 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

    Feb 17, 2020
    Whether you’re presenting your own research or just immersing yourself in the experience, a conference can be an exciting opportunity for young scholars.
  3. Zhiheng Sheng

    Helping Monitor Toxic Algal Blooms

    Jun 11, 2019
    Student researchers develop prototype monitoring device.
  4. Gale Observatory

    Charlotte Christensen Receives $484,300 Physics Research Grant

    Jan 29, 2019
    Physics students gain research opportunities through a $484,300 National Science Foundation grant awarded to Charlotte Christensen, assistant professor of physics.
  5. Goldwater recipients 2018

    Goldwater Scholarship Foundation Honors Two Grinnell College Students

    Apr 09, 2018
    Rachel Bass ’19 and Timothy Burnette ’19 were selected for their academic achievements. The award was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering.
  6. Grinnell College Students Attend the National Society of Black Physicists Conference

    Feb 21, 2018
    Grinnellians attend the largest academic meeting of minority physicists in the United States.
  7. Science Students Present Research at Regional Conference

    Nov 15, 2017
    Science students from thirteen institutions gather annually to present research.
  8. Physics Majors Demonstrate Ambient Energy Harvesting

    Aug 08, 2017
    Students and professor work together in an elegant tabletop experiment to use harvested wind energy to enhance signal detection.
  9. The 2017 Solar Eclipse at Grinnell College

    Aug 07, 2017
    Join The Grinnell Science Project and the Department of Physics on central campus to view the 2017 solar eclipse.
  10. From Mumbai to Grinnell to NASA HQ - Adventures in Time and Space

    Apr 27, 2017
    Astrophysicist Kartik Sheth ’93 on his path to NASA, scientific highlights in his field, and incredible discoveries and opportunities that await.

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