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Michael Fisher Visits India

Michael Fisher, Professor, visited India during winter break. He presented a Physics Department Colloquium at Jawaharial Nehru University in Delhi. On January 17th, he delivered the Twelfth C.V. Raman Memorial Lecture on the topic entitled, "Molecualr Motors: Observations and Theory," at the Indian Institute of Science. The next day, in Bombay, at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Fisher presented a public lecture in honor of Homi J. Bhabha, the noted cosmic-ray and nuclear physicist who was the institute's founding director and the prime architect of India's Atomic Energy program. Fisher's talk was titled," Pictures, Models, Approximations and Reality: Phase transitions and our understanding of the physical world."

Physics Celebrates the Holiday Season

On December 15, 2006, faculty, staff and students celebrated the holiday season with a Physics Holiday Party, located in the Math Rotunda.
Guests enjoyed food, beverages and entertainment. The door prizes were awarded to Pauline Rirksopa, Coordinator, Paul Hohler, Research Graduate Assistant, Josh Higgins, Research Graduate Assistant and Kari Aldridge, retired Assistant Director. Click here to view images from the annual event.

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Physics Shares Teddy Bears

For the 15th year, friends of the Bonnie Johns Children's Fund accepted donations of new stuffed animal dolls. Donations were given to children, in the area, who live in homeless shelters, foster care or in crisis. In the past, they collected over 2000 bears on campus. This year, Margaret Lukumska, Research Coordinator, collected bears from the Physics Department. The drive ended on December 14th. Click here to view the dolls donated brought in by members of the department.


In Memoriam

Eloise Quick Mange, the wife of Phillip Mange, Lecturer, passed away on December 13,2006 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. Eloise was an editorial assistant at the National Institute of Dental Research. She was a member of Bach Chorus of State College, PA and previously toured with the University of Maryland Chorus from 1975-1991. She is survived by her husband, daughter, son and extended family.

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