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Coffee Hour

Friday, Apr 19, 2 pm
NSC 220

Coffee hour is where we get together with a professor or two for an informal chat. Feel free to ask the professor about their research, what interests them about physics, or whatever other interesting questions we can come up with.

Dr Gennady Cymbalyuk is going to come speak with us. He’s in both physics and neuroscience. For more information about him, please visit his webpage!

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New SPS officers

The results are in! Here are the next set of officers, to start up the end of the current Spring semester:

Matt Rager - President

Terence Fisher - Vice President

Sawaiz Syed - Treasurer

Thanh Huynh - Secretary

Congratulate our new officers if you see them around.


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Physics and Astronomy Department Picnic

Saturday, Apr 13, 11 am
GSU Recreation Center Pool Patio

This is the annual department picnic. Students, faculty and staff alike are invited to join in barbecue, games and fun on the patio outside the pool at the GSU rec center. Students should RSVP attending so that we can plan for food. Faculty need to RSVP as well (send email to 

See you there!

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Star Party (with Astronomy Club)

Saturday, Apr 6, 2 pm
Hard Labor State Creek Park Rutledge, GA 30663

Star party!

We will be spending the night observing the night sky, having a cookout, telling ghost stories, making smores, and enjoying the outdoors!

The cost is $5 which covers the tents and food. Give money to Anna Marie before the trip. Everyone should try carpooling to save gas!

Use the googledoc to sign up here by March 31st:...

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Run for Office for SPS

Elections for SPS officers are coming up. Run for office for the Fall 13 - Spring 14 year. All officers are volunteers, and SPS needs volunteers to keep the club running next year. 

Officer positions are: -- President - plan meetings, plan spring trip, manages membership, organizes outreach -- Vice President - delegated tasks from president, manages tutoring -- Treasurer - manages budget, snacks, and accounts -- Secretary - manages sign in...



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Science Olympiad Tomorrow

The events will run from 12-3p, we are meeting in the SPS room at 11:30. 

Free Pizza

Free T-shirt

Awesome opportunity to be involved in science outreach

Judge Rotor Egg Drop event or Helicopter event (with careful guidelines with scoresheets and timers). It should be interesting to see what the competitors have created.

Show up at SPS at 11:30 am to participate!

- Maria Rusert


General Meeting/Coffee Hour

Wednesday, Feb 13, 4:30 pm
NSC 220

We are having a short general meeting to talk about the upcoming trip, Science Olympiad, Free Tutoring, and other events and points of interest.

Then we are having Dr. Kozhanov in for a coffee hour. This is our opportunity to get to know one of our new professors, ask questions about research, science, grad school, whatever you want.

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Arts and Sciences Career and Internship Fair

Wednesday, Jan 30, 11 pm
Dahlberg Hall

University Career Services is hosting the newly developed Arts and Sciences Career and Internship Fair on January 30th, 2013 (11am – 3pm, Dahlberg Hall)

By design, we are keeping the size of the fair small – this increases student and employer satisfaction and yields a higher ROI, as reported by employers. For this fair, we have identified and registered 20 organizations who are specifically seeking Arts and Sciences majors. And while all of our events are open to...

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Arts and Sciences Career and Internship Fair on January 30th

University Career Services is hosting the newly developed Arts and Sciences Career and Internship Fair on January 30th, 2013 (11am – 3pm, Dahlberg Hall)

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GSU Undergraduate Research conference March 13

The GSU Undergraduate Research conference is going to be held on March 13th this year. Submit posters, presentations and artistic displays to:

The site should be able to answer most questions about the conference. I hope to see some of our members presenting, we have some great students and this is a great opportunity to get experience presenting your work.


STEM Mentorship Program for female students ages 14-21

The Huffington Post is introducing a new STEM mentorship initiative, in which they connect high school and college-age girls with an interest in science and engineering to female leaders in these fields. Based on an application in which students list their background and specific science interests, the program will pair mentees with an appropriate female scientist/engineer or science writer. Participants will also be invited to blog about their experiences for The...


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Open Locker

We have an open locker in our study room. Email to claim this locker! First email gets the locker.



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New Officer List for Spring 2013

The Vice President election is in and our new Vice President for SPS at GSU is:

Matt Haddad

Congratulations to Matt, and thanks to everyone who voted.


Our officer list for our SPS chapter at GSU is:

President - Maria Rusert

Vice President - Matt Haddad

Treasurer - Megan Smith

Secretary - Chaz Stephens


I hope everyone has a great break, and we...

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