Category: Alumni

  • 2023 Dewald Recognition Celebration

    On March 2, The College of Wooster held its 52nd annual Dewald Recognition Celebration honoring many of our amazing students.  Several of our (prospective) physics majors received awards and prizes. Physics Department: Check out previous recipients on our departmental awards page. College and Other Departments:

  • Wooster Physics alums — Kent Displays Colloquium

    The Physics Department hosted three outstanding alumni for a colloquium on Thursday February 23. Asad Khan ’93, Clinton Braganza ’03, and Nithya Venkataraman ’04 are all from Kent Displays, Inc, makers of the Boogie Board and other flexible liquid crystal displays. They presented technical information about how these cholesteric liquid crystal displays work as well as…

  • Compton Generator

    Recently, we became aware that Arthur Holly Compton built an experiment to demonstrate Earth’s spin, while an undergraduate student at the University of Wooster. John Lindner explained Compton’s device in a blog post.

  • Preston Pozderac ’17 on “Relativistic Laser Plasma Interactions”

    Preston Pozderac ’17, PhD student at Ohio State University, talks about his research in our Colloquium series on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 11 a.m. in Taylor 111. The title of his talk is “Relativistic Laser Plasma Interactions”.

  • Physics grads help win Indy 500

    Wooster graduates play significant role in Indy 500 What did the top three finishers of this year’s Indianapolis 500 have in common? They had two Wooster alumni working hard to get them on the podium. Danielle Shepherd ’14 and Collin Hendershot ’18 applied skills they learned during their four years at Wooster to their current occupations in auto racing. Shepherd, a simulation engineer for Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, and Hendershot, a…