2018 Undergraduate Student Physics Awards

Author: Shelly Goethals

Outstanding Senior Physics Major Award

  • Elizabeth Wildenhain

The Outstanding Senior Physics Major award is given in recognition of academic performance, contributions to the major, and potential for future success.

Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award

  • Kaitlin Salyer

The Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award recognizes a student’s contributions to research within the Physics Department and his/her potential for future success.

Paul Chagnon Award for Service to the Department

  • Connor Bagwell
  • Allison Olshefke
  • David Shaw

This award is given for demonstrated character and leadership, and for service to the University, the Department of Physics, and to his or her fellow physics majors. Paul Chagnon was a Professor in the department who retired in 1995, whose many contributions we honor with this award.


These awards will be formally presented at the annual Dean's Award Luncheon to be held on Friday, May 11.