Category Archives: Physics

Mining the Potential of Gold Nanoparticles

David Jacobson, an honors chemical engineering and physics junior, is helping us learn a little more about gold nanoparticles and their “nearly futuristic applications,” from the improvement of solar panels to the creation of cloaking devices (James Bondesque invisible sports coupe, … Continue reading

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Service Learning in Vietnam: Colleen Kretzer Helps Launch a New Program

Honors physics student Colleen Kretzer was one of the first students to participate in the new Global Community Development in Vietnam program. There, she helped to install two biogas systems that provide cheap, renewable fuel for families, and learned to … Continue reading

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Report from Belize

Armin Mortazavi is a sophomore physics and biochemistry major who has already embarked on biophysics and membrane research at the University of Arkansas. A service learning trip to Belize last summer gave him some valuable lessons outside of the lab … Continue reading

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Learning through the Lens: Video Production & Film in Australia with Adam Osmon

Honors mechanical engineering and physics student Adam Osmon chose to expand his academic and cultural horizons in during a semester study abroad in Australia, where he dove into video production and indigenous cultures at the University of Adelaide.  

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5 Questions: Honors Student William Lewis Sheds Light on Lasers

Lasers have been a source of wonder for many people since their invention only about half a century ago and William Lewis, an honors physics and mathematics major, is making it the focus of his honors thesis. What many people … Continue reading

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Tricks of the Trade: Mathematically-based Exams

As a physics major I’ve had my fair share of physics and mathematics tests. They can be pretty crazy, but there are some things you can do to prepare yourself. These are just a few of the tips that have … Continue reading

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Make it the Best Time of Your Life.

The best advice I can give to an incoming freshman all the way up to an outgoing senior is: DO something. It has been the best decision that I have made in all of my years at the University of … Continue reading

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Postcard from Australia: Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner is an Honors College student majoring in chemical engineering in the College of Engineering and in physics through the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. He traveled to Australia last Spring and attended classes at the The University … Continue reading

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