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13 May 2018

Congratulations to the class of 2018!

Congratulations to the HMC Physics class of 2018; we’ll miss you all but are very proud and so excited to hear all about your coming adventures. Keep in touch!

pic: Kemper Ludlow (’18) Wins NSF Graduate Fellowship

3 April 2018

Kemper Ludlow (’18) Wins NSF Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations to senior Kemper Ludlow on winning a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship to study physics. 

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Why study physics at HMC?

Critical mass, for one thing. We have a large enough department to support a variety of research projects and enough majors to give you great odds of connecting with an excellent group of study buddies.

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Can I participate in research?

Definitely! With 13 full-time faculty members, research activities in the department investigate quantum information, defects in colloids, thin-film magnetic systems, plant and animal biomechanics, cosmic …

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Where do our students go?

Somewhat more than half of physics majors head immediately to graduate school for PhDs in physics or related disciplines. The others find jobs as engineers, software developers, research assistants, data …

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What can you do with a physics degree?

What’s a physics degree from HMC good for? Plenty. But don’t just take our word for it. Listen to what our alumni say.

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What about the physics curriculum?

By design, the physics curriculum is lean enough to give physics majors an unconstrained elective each semester. With nine options, including astrophysics, biophysics, chemical physics, education, geophysics, …

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What physics is in the HMC Core?

Core physics begins with Special Relativity, which beautifully illustrates how careful reasoning from simple premises can teach you an incredible amount about how the world actually works—even if it isn’t …

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Faculty and Staff

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Weekly class schedule

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Graduation 2016
 15 May 2016  Congratulations to the class of 2016!