Orange Alert


Eric Coughlin portrait

(Dec. 2, 2020)

Dr. Eric Coughlin: Hit the Ground Running

Despite being with Syracuse University Physics team for only six months, Professor Eric Coughlin is making a rapid and positive impact on the department community.

Jennifer Ross portrait

(Nov. 25, 2020)

Newsletter, December 2020: Letter from the Chair

New department Chair, Jennifer Ross, on a mission to create a community of physics scholars dedicated to excellent research and teaching that is welcome to all!

Laurel White

(Nov. 24, 2020)

Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Laurel White

Laurel White is one of the bright stars among Syracuse Physics’ senior class set to graduate in the Spring of 2021.

(Nov. 24, 2020)

Alumni Updates: December 2020

The Physics alumni updates features news and updates from our alumni. See which of your classmates has a new position, gotten married, welcomed a baby or won an award.

1980 portrait of Joshua Goldberg.

(Oct. 12, 2020)

A&S Remembers Physicist Who Was a Pioneer in Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity

Professor Emeritus of Physics Joshua Goldberg G’50, ’52 Ph.D. laid the groundwork for the discovery of gravitational waves.

BioEssays journal cover, from Wiley.

(Sept. 30, 2020)

College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Member’s Interdisciplinary Research Selected for Grant

Assistant Professor of Physics Alison Patteson’s research on the concept of “emergence” in living systems was selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to receive an Early-Concept Grant For Exploratory Research (EAGER) award on Sept. 12. The NSF selected Patteson’s proposal to be one of 33 funded from a pool of 800 entries. According to the NSF website, Patteson’s research was selected chiefly for its potential “to address grand challenges in fundamental research or in STEM education.”

(July 29, 2020)

BioInspired Institute Awarded NSF Grants to Study Material and Living Systems

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded major grants to members of Syracuse University’s BioInspired Institute, supporting their research into complex biological systems and innovative materials.

(June 12, 2020)

Physicist Awarded NSF Grant for Gravitational Wave Research

Using observations of neutron star collisions, Professor Duncan Brown will study the nature of matter.