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xxxxxxxxxxxMay 2006 - Issue 47




Dr. Min Ouyang is the 2006 recipient of the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award. This award is intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty.

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars has announced that Dr. O.W. Greenberg is the Fall 2006 recipient of the Fulbright Award for the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies.

The CMPS Spring Academic Festival was held on April 28, 2006, at the rotunda in the the Math Building. Several Physics' alumni, faculty, staff and students were awarded. Click here to view a list of award winners and photos from the event.

Panying Chen, a graduate student at the TQHN group working with Prof. Xiangdong Ji, has recently been awarded with a SURA/Jefferson Lab Graduate Fellowship for the 2006-2007 academic year. The fellowship consists of a reward of total $14,000.


In the News

Joe Redish was quoted in an article that appeared in the Denver Post, on March 20, 2006. He was providing information regarding reform to physics education and the impact of the Universtiy of Colorado physics professor, and Noel Prize winner, Carl Wieman, on Physics education.
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Ellen Williams was profiled in the Gazette Newspaper on March 9, 2006


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