Category: Faculty

  • Sabbatical trip to Europe

    Blog entry about Niklas Manz’ sabbatical trip to Europe this summer. First stop: Lviv, Ukraine.

  • Views on the Way to Vegas

    Views on the Way to Vegas

    I’ve always loved looking out the window of the plane during flights, and I almost always request window seats, even though aisle seats are convenient in a lot of ways. But seeing the Earth from the air still gives me a sense of wonder. I flew out of Cleveland with wonderful late afternoon sun hitting…

  • March Meeting 2023 – Vegas!

    March Meeting 2023 – Vegas!

    I recently traveled with four of our REU 2022 alumnae to the American Physical Society Meeting in Las Vegas! I arrived a day later than planned and running low on sleep, so I was rather overwhelmed by the whole atmosphere at the Flamingo casino and hotel where we were staying. Even finding my way out…

  • Professor Manz publishes article as part preservation, part celebration

    Niklas Manz, associate professor and department chair of physics at The College of Wooster, recently co-authored an article in Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, a  peer-reviewed publication. The article, “Science, serendipity, coincidence, and the Oregonator at the University of Oregon, 1969–1974” is the feature piece in the journal’s Focus Issue and is dedicated to Richard J.…

  • Science, serendipity, and coincidence

    As part of my science history project, the article “Science, serendipity, coincidence, and the Oregonator at the University of Oregon, 1969–1974” has been published in Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science. It’s especially exciting because it’s the Feature article in the Focus Issue, From Chemical Oscillations to Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics: Dedicated to Richard J. Field on the…