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Seminars and Events

[During the coronavirus pandemic, our department activities and events are moving online. See the department homepage for more information.]

Regular Seminar or Meeting Times

Department Colloquium or Physics Club Events
Department Colloquia are usually scheduled on selected Wednesdays from 4pm-5pm, with cookies/coffee starting at 3:30pm. These will take place in the 2nd floor seminar room in Richardson Hall (RI-201, near the student lounge and department main office). Physics Club meetings are scheduled at the same day/time slot on most days when no colloquium is scheduled. See the list of currently scheduled events below. (Note that seminar attendance is required for PHYS 198 and PHYS 300 students.)
Astronomy Club Public Lectures (currently suspended during the pandemic)
8 p.m.-9 p.m., second Wednesday of the month (every month including summer) in CELS 110. See the astronomy club homepage for more information.
Public Telescope Nights (currently suspended during the pandemic)
Every clear Thursday evening when school is in session. Begins around 8 p.m. in front of CELS. See the Astronomy Club’s Facebook page to find out about the status of telescope night.

See also the CSAM Events Calendar

Fall 2020

  • 16 September 2020 (Wednesday), 2:00pm (on Zoom, non-public), Physics Club & Department event
    Physics Club start-of-semester virtual gathering
  • 7 October 2020 (Wednesday), 3:00pm (on Zoom, non-public), Physics club event
    Physics club get-together
  • 21 October 2020 (Wednesday), 2:00pm (on Zoom, non-public), Physics Club & Department event
    Career Advice, Prof. Marc Favata
  • 4 November 2020 (Wednesday), 5:00pm (on Zoom, non-public), CSAM Career Services & Physics Club event
    CSAM Physics Careers Night
  • 11 November 2020 (Wednesday), 2:00pm (on Zoom, public), MSU Library, Physics Club, & Department event
    Prof. Alfredo Carnevali, Montclair State University
    Nuclear Weapons in Space: From “Star Wars” to “Space Force” 
  • 2 December 2020 (Wednesday), 2:00pm (on Zoom, non-public), Physics Club & Department event
    Overview of the Green Teams Program (by Dr. Amy Tuininga) and end-of-semester gathering

Spring 2020

Fall 2019

Past Seminars