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Volume 18, Issue 28 (May 28, 2012)

    • May 29 (Tuesday) Noon-1pm, LDC Class or '51 Dining Room

      Join physics students, faculty and staff for lunch at the LDC.  Meet us on 3rd Olin at 11:50 for the short walk over or meet us there.

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    • The department would like to wish goodbye and good fortune to Dustin, Jason, Colleen, Jonathon, Ross, Ben, Michael, Louisa, Valerie, Kiyo, Kevin, Traci, Sam, Micah, Minty, Kyle, Min Yao, Tyler, Emily, Lisa, Becky Sarah and Shao Min.  Best of luck to all the graduates of 2012!


    • Free webinar on “Everything you wanted to know about physics grad school”

      In this webinar on Tuesday, June 12 from 3:00pm-4:00pm ET, undergraduates will have an opportunity to have an open, candid discussion with a panel of Graduate Students about their experiences. Topics will include the grad school selection and application process, financial support through teaching and research grants, coursework and qualifying exams, and research and thesis writing. For more info and to register, click here.

    • All graduating seniors are asked to fill out  a questionnaire about their future plans, contact information and how they went about making plans for life after Carleton.  The questionnaire can be found at  It will take a few minutes to fill out, but we really do appreciate the information you choose to share with us.

    • All Sophomore and Junior physics majors are asked to fill out a brief survey about your summer plans.  The survey will only take a minute to complete and can be found at

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