Each year the Department of Physics recognizes undergraduate students with a variety of awards. This year’s honorees are Kevin Kelly, Vu Nguyen, and Kevin McDermott.
Kevin Kelly has been selected to receive the Outstanding Physics Major Award. This award is given to a physics graduate selected by a number of criteria including academic performance, contributions to the major, and potential for future success. It is the highest honor the Department of Physics can award to one of its graduates.
Vu Nguyen will receive the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award. This award is based on a student’s contributions to the research within the department, and their potential for future success. It is the highest research honor the Department of Physics can award to one of its graduates.
Kevin McDermott will be recognized with the Paul Chagnon Award for Service. 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.
The awards will be presented to the graduating seniors at the Dean's Luncheon on Friday, May 17