Events

Student Presentation   Sigma Pi Sigma
2018 Sigma Pi Sigma Research Symposium

2018 Sigma Pi Sigma Research Symposium

The Eighth Annual Undergraduate Physics Research Symposium was held on November 9, 2018 in the Rotunda in the West Oval...

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Board Games and Coffee

Board Games and Coffee

We had a great day of board games, donuts, and coffee! We played “The Resistance” and “Secret Hitler”, two games...

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Mentorship and Menteeship

Mentorship and Menteeship

Today, we welcomed our underclassmen to the club with some mentorship and games from us wise old physics students. Pictures...

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High-Energy Talk about High-Energy

Today, CERN researcher Evelyn Thomson came to speak to us about the current goals and experiments of the ATLAS detector,...

Social
Welcome Back to SPS

Welcome Back to SPS

Hey all! If you’re a first year or transfer, welcome to UVA! We have a fun semester ahead, so stick...

APS   Conferences
APS April Meeting

APS April Meeting

12 students from our chapter traveled to Columbus, Ohio to attend the APS April Meeting and present posters on their...

Social   Sigma Pi Sigma
SPS Holds Elections

SPS Holds Elections

In the words of the great Chaucer, “all good things must come to an end.” And so it is that...

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SPS Hosts Hoxton Lecture Speaker, William Bialek

SPS Hosts Hoxton Lecture Speaker, William Bialek

Every semester UVA invites a guest speaker to give a lecture on grounds as part of the Annual Llewellyn G....

Speaker   Student Presentation
SPS Studys Abroad!

SPS Studys Abroad!

This week, UVA’s own Martine gave a short presentation about studying abroad as a physics major. Since the physics major...

Social
SPS Ventures Into The Wild

SPS Ventures Into The Wild

Whats better than going on a hike with your friends when its freezing? Going on a hike with your friends...

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The R-process

The R-process

Last week SPS at UVA hosted colloquium speaker Alexander Ji, who spoke about R-processes in stellar systems.

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SPS Back in Biz

SPS Back in Biz

We hope that everyone had a good break and SPS welcomes you back to another exciting semester here at UVA....

National SPS

SPS Earns Oustanding Status for 2017

This year (2016-2017), the UVA Society of Physics Students was recognized as “outstanding”. Only the top 10% of chapters receive...

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Medical physics at VCU

Last week we hosted the director of the medical physics graduate program at VCU where he talked about their graduate...

SPS Signs Pledge To Be More Accessible To Low-I...

Lots of other clubs/orginzations here at UVA have pledged to make it easier for students who may be in a...

Student Presentation   Sigma Pi Sigma
2017 Sigma Pi Sigma Research Symposium

2017 Sigma Pi Sigma Research Symposium

The Seventh Annual Undergraduate Physics Research Symposium was held on November 3, 2017 in the Rotunda in the West Oval...

Social
SPS Spooky Grill and Chill

SPS Spooky Grill and Chill

On October 27th, SPS hosted a “Spooky” Grill and Chill in front of the physics building. We invited all physics...

Social   Mentorship
SPS Mentor / Mentee Event

SPS Mentor / Mentee Event

Last Friday SPS hosted a mentor and mentee event where we invited everyone to meet up with their mentor or...

Outreach   Social
The Great American Eclipse

The Great American Eclipse

In conjunction with the Astronomy Club at UVA, SPS held an event on the historic University of Virginia Lawn to...

National SPS
SPS Host Zone 4 Meeting at University of Virginia

SPS Host Zone 4 Meeting at University of Virginia

This year, U.Va. is hosting the Zone Meeting on April 15th 2017, here is a recap. April 14th: Friday Night...

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SPS Welcomes IceCube Pioneer Francis Halzen

SPS Welcomes IceCube Pioneer Francis Halzen

SPS’s advisor Craig Group invited Francis Halzen, a theoretical physicist involved with the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, to UVA for a...

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SPS Welcomes Nobel Laureate Adam Riess to UVA

SPS Welcomes Nobel Laureate Adam Riess to UVA

Our SPS advisor, Craig Group, invited nobel laureate Adam Riess to give a public lecture at downtown Charlottesville’s historic Jefferson...

Student Presentation   Sigma Pi Sigma

2016 Sigma Pi Sigma Research Symposium

All abstracts from this event can be found here. We would like to congratulate the following students for their outstanding...