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Physics graduate student one of 52 named to DOE research program

October 20, 2020 • Categories: News

Physics graduate student Patrick Fasano has been named a member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR). This biannual award will allow him to perform theoretical nuclear physics thesis research at the DOE-led Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LNBL).

Society of Physics Students (SPS) co-hosts the first-ever “Love Your Brain” event

October 13, 2020 • Categories: News

The Notre Dame chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), in collaboration with Access-ABLE club, held the first-ever “Love Your Brain” event last Friday by the Clarke Memorial Fountain.

Coordinators handed out black and white bandanas with images of brains provided that read, “I love my brain.” Participants filled in the blank with a word describing their brain and then color their bandana with sharpies. The bandana was dipped in rubbing alcohol to blend the colors, symbolizing the beautiful messiness of our brains.…