Physics & Astronomy Department


The Department of Physics and Astronomy works to advance scientific knowledge and innovation while educating the next generation of talented scientists. Our dedicated faculty supports this mission with cutting-edge research, unique programs, and a supportive learning environment.

We offer

More information about undergraduate degrees.

More information on our M.S. program.

Minors to take with your Physics major.

Our department research interests include

  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
  • Particle Physics
  • Computational and Theoretical Physics
  • Physical Oceanography and Limnology
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Gravitational Physics

I invite you to further explore our department, and hope you will join us on our beautiful campus. If you have questions or want to schedule a visit, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Richard Gran

Professor and Department Head