Welcome to the UMKC
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Please join us on Friday January 30th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Lado Samushia of Kansas State University titled, “Measuring Properties of the Universe with a Sub-Percent Precision”.
Professor McIntosh was quoted in a New Scientist article! Here is a link to the article.
Please join us on Friday November 7th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Marco Caricato of University of Kansas titled, “Coupled cluster calculations of electronic excited state properties of molecules in solution”.
Please join us on Friday October 10th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Dale Kocevski of Colby College titled, “Illuminating the AGN – Galaxy Connection with CANDELS”.
Please join us on Friday September 26th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Bob Riggs titled, “Highlights of the CIRCLE STEM Conference at Washington University”.
Please join us on Friday September 12th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Dr. Krystal Tyler titled, “Groups and Clusters: Hour Environment Affects Star Formation in Galaxies”.
Congratulations to Prof. McIntosh on his recent promotion to the position of Associate Professor with Tenure.
The first Physics and Astronomy colloquium will take place September 5th. We will have a special colloquium where UMKC Physics and Astronomy faculty members and students will be discuss the various research groups, clubs, and opportunities in the department. All new and existing students are encouraged to attend.
With the new academic year, begins a new and exciting colloquia schedule. Be sure to check out the schedule as more speakers are confirmed!
As part of the preparation for the new semester, we would encourage all students (past and present) to have their picture taken for the department website and bulletin board. There is a green screen set up in the department office where you can have a picture taken and choose your own background!
A warm to welcome all new and returning students to the Department of Physics and Astronomy for the 2014-2015 academic year!
Sunday, August 24th, UMKC is having a Convocation and Unionfest. It is highly recommended that new students attend.