Departmental Honors

Two awards for undergraduate majors are given every year:

  • Best Junior in Physics and Astronomy - awarded to the student in his/her junior year with the best academic record for courses that count toward the major.  Research and other physics-related activities are also taken into account.
  • Best Senior Thesis - The honors committee selects one senior thesis as the best of all submissions that year.  All students submitting an honors thesis are automatically considered.

The students who received honors in 2012 are:

  • Jennifer Mills received the "Outstanding Junior in Physics and Astronomy” award.

Two students received the “Outstanding Senior Thesis in Physics and Astronomy” award:

Graduated with departmental honors:

To learn more about their work, click on the links below to read their senior theses:

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August 26, 2013