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SPS mentor/mentee event

Last Friday SPS hosted a mentor and mentee event where we invited everyone to meet up with their mentor or mentee and have the chance to introduce themselves and enjoy some pizza.  There was a huge turnout and the pizza certainly did not last long. The mentees were able to ask their mentors questions about the physics program and their experiences as

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The Great American Eclipse, August 21st.

SPS hosted an eclipse event here on The Lawn on Monday, August 21st to safely observe the moon passing in front of the sun. There was a huge turnout and other than the fact that it started to rain, overall it was a success.Thanks to everyone that came out! Our event was featured in the UVA news: https://news.virginia.edu/content/not-quite-total-eclipse-heart-charlottesville   Below are some

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UVa SPS Earns “Oustanding” Status!

  This year (2016-2017), the UVA Society of Physics Students was recognized as “outstanding”. Only the top 10% of chapters receive this status (see award here). In past years, the chapter was recently (2014/2015 AY, 2013/2014 AY, and 2012/2013 AY) recognized as “distinguished,” signifying that our chapter is in the top 20% of the chapters

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Annual Sigma Pi Sigma Research Symposium

We would like to congratulate the following students for their outstanding performance: Talks: 1st place: Jesse Han 2nd place: Arvind Gupta and Xueyuan She Posters: 1st place: Brian Seymour 2nd place: Steven Stetzler   12:00 introduction 12:10 Josh Pond: Distinguishing Ion Pair Structures using Pulse Radiolysis and Time-Resolved Spectroscopy 12:25 Jiwon Han: A New Strangeness

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SPS Zone 4 meeting!

This year, U.Va. is hosted the Zone Meeting on April 15th, here is a recap. April 14th:     –> Friday Night – informal Particle Fever viewing April 15th:     –> 8:30 AM – Breakfast at Bodo’s     –> 10:00-10:30AM – Welcome from Gage and Peter     –> 10:30-10:45AM – Coffee and

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