2010-2011

  • May 14, Saturday  - Commencement
    Come visit the physics table after the ceremonies! Parents and alums are especially welcome.
  • April 29, Friday  - SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Nova Origins: Back to the Begining Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson”
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • April 19, Tuesday – SPS/Physics Annual Awards Banquet
    Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society Induction, and Physics Prizes
    5:30 pm            University Club
  • April 16, Saturday – Spring Saturday Admissions Day
    Physics Welcomes Prospective Students
    Academic Fair/SPS Demo Presentations
    11:45-2:30 pm  *  Forum
  • April 15, Friday  - SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Nova: Making Stuff Stronger”
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • April 10, Sunday  - SPS Field Trip to the Liberty Science Center
    Come to the LSC to explore interactive exhibits of all kinds of science.
    Leave Hall of Sciences at 10:30 AM return by 5 PM
  • April 8, Friday  - SPS/RISE Fellow
    “Positron Emission Tomography”
    James McKenna – R.I.S.E. Fellow
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • April 1, Friday  - SPS/Physics Alumni Presentation
    “Using an Ultrafast Laser to Study Quantum Dots”
    Laura Barclay – University of Delaware & Drew ‘08
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • March 19, Saturday – Computational Modeling of Neural Systems field trip
    American Museum of Natural History
    Dr. Kouh’s Comp Neuro class takes a trip to see Brain: The Inside Story exhibit at the museum to enhance their class experience.
  • February 25, Friday – SPS/RISE Speaker
    “Organic Chemical Aspects of Nanotechnology”
    Ronald J. Doll – R.I.S.E. Fellow
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • February 11, Friday  - SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Nova: Making Stuff Smaller”
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • February 4, Friday  - SPS/Physics Alumni Presentation
    “So you want to work in medicine buy you don’t want your MD: A medical physicist’s take on Radiation Oncology”
    Elizabeth Bannon – Drew ‘06
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • December 7, Wednesday – Annual SPS/Physics Holiday Party- A Department Tradition!
    Dr. F’s Home, 6-8 pm
    Good Food, Physics Carols, and Amazing “Physics” Gifts
    Leave Hall of Science at 5:45 pm
  • October 11, Monday  -  Drew Science Open House
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Science Students with Demos/Info Sessions
    Contact Office of Admissions for Information
  • October 11, Monday  -  Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI) Poster Session
    See the summer research work of SPS and other Drew science students
    Come out and support your fellow physics majors
    2-4 pm        Hall of Science        S-3
  • September 22, Wednesday
    SPS/Physics Welcome-Back-to-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House   4:30-7:00 pm
    Come out and meet old and new members and the Faculty!
    Rides from rear of HS at 4:30

2009-2010

  • May 15, Saturday – Commencement
    Come visit the physics table after the ceremonies! Parents and alums are especially welcome.
  • May 1, Saturday  - Bob Fenstermacher Retirement Alumni Symposium and Party
    Alumni Symposium (Hall of Science S4, 1:00 pm)
    Alumni Celebration Party (Mead Hall, 5:30 pm)
  • April 20, Tuesday – SPS/Physics Annual Awards Banquet
    Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society Induction, and Physics Prizes (University Club, 5:30 pm)
  • April 17, Saturday – Spring Saturday Admissions Day
    Physics Welcomes Prospective Students
    Academic Fair/SPS Demo Presentations (Forum, 11:45-2:30 pm)
  • April 16, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival and SPS Elections
    “Hunting the Edge of Space – Part ONE”
    How telescopes have expanded our view of the universe. NOVA
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • April 10, Saturday – SPS Field Trip to Kutztown SPS Zone Meeting
    SPS Zone 3 Conference at Kutztown University
    Come and meet physics majors from other schools in our region, present posters, and compete in “Physics Jeopardy”
    Leave Hall of Science by van for Kutztown at 8 am – Return by 10 pm
  • April 9, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Best Mind Since Einstein: Richard Feynman” NOVA Series/PBS
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • March 26, Friday – SPS/Physics Career Day
    Careers in Physics and Related Fields
    Faculty and visitors will present career opportunities
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • March 19, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Pluto Files”  In a NOVA program, Neil deGrasseTyson takes us on a journey describing the fate of Pluto’s planetary status.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • March 5, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival/Demo
    Flame Tube or Ruben’s Tube Demo with Dr. F
    “Strangeness Minus Three”
    Classic story of the discovery of the Omega Minus particle with Feynmann and Gell-Mann.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • February 19, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Infinity – Part Two”  Matthew Broderick portrays Richard Feynman in his early years at Los Alamos
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • February 12, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Infinity – Part One”  See Matthew Broderick play the life of Richard Feynman
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • February 5, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Fractals: Hunting the Hidden Dimension ” NOVA/PBS
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • January 29, Friday – SPS Field Trip to Rutgers University
    Dave’s Dazzling Demos
    Come and experience all manner of physics demonstrations
    Leave Hall of Science for Rutgers at 6:00 pm
  • December 9, Wednesday – Annual SPS/Physics Holiday Party- A Department Tradition!
    Dr. F’s Home * 6-8 pm
    Good Food, Physics Carols, and Amazing “Physics” Gifts
    Leave Hall of Science at 5:45 pm
  • December 4, Friday – Bob Fenstermacher Campus Retirement Celebration
    Celebrate with stories, pix, and good food and drink.
    Mead Hall  *  Founders Room  *  4:30 – 6 pm
  • December 3, Thursday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Copenhagen – Part Two”
    PBS Production of Michael Frayn’s broadway play based on a Bohr-Heisenberg meeting during WW2.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • November 19, Thursday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Copenhagen – Part One”
    PBS Production of Michael Frayn’s broadway play based on a Bohr-Heisenberg meeting during WW2.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • November 12, Thursday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Einstein’s Big Idea – Part Two”
    NOVA Production.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • November 5, Thursday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    ” Einstein’s Big Idea – Part One” NOVA Production.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • October 29, Thursday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Elegant Universe – Part Three” PBS Production based on Brian Greene’s award winning book.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • October 22, Thursday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Elegant Universe – Part Two “ PBS Production based on Brian Greene’s award winning book.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • October 12, Monday  - Drew Science Open House
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Science Students with Demos/Info Sessions.
    Contact Office of Admissions for Information.
  • October 12, Monday – Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI) Poster Session
    See the summer research work of SPS and other Drew science students.
    Come out and support your fellow physics majors
    2-4 pm        Hall of Science        S-3
  • October 8, Thursday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Elegant Universe – Part One ”
    PBS Production based on Brian Greene’s award winning book.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • October 1, Thursday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Monsters of the Milky Way” Black Holes in our galaxy…NOVA
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • September 25, Friday – SPS/Physics Alumni Speaker
    Karen Mooney ’04 - Graduate Student at Unversity of Virginia
    “Thinking About Graduate School”
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • September 17, Thursday – SPS/Physics Student Summer Experiences
    Jonas Folesky – Life as a German Physics Major
    Bill Menges – Drew Summer Science Institute
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • September 16, Wednesday – SPS/Physics Welcome-Back-to-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House   4:30-7:00 pm
    Come out and meet old and new members and the Faculty!
    Rides from rear of HS at 4:30
  • September 10, Thursday – SPS/Physics Student Summer Experiences
    Missy Louie – University of Virginia/NRAO Astronomy REU
    Michael Jokubaitis – Princeton Plasma Physics REU
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch

2008-2009

  • May 16, Saturday  - Commencement
    Come visit the physics table after the ceremonies! Alums are especially welcome.
  • May 4, Monday  - Annual SPS/Physics Spring Picnic
    Celebrate the end of the year with all manner of picnic food and games.
    Home of Dr. F in Madison
  • April 18, Saturday – Spring Saturday Admissions Day
    Physics Welcomes Prospective Students
    Academic Fair/SPS Demo Presentations * 12-3 pm  *  Forum
  • April 16, Thursday – SPS/Physics Annual Awards Banquet
    Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society Induction, and Physics Prizes
    5:30 pm            University Club
  • March 20, Friday – SPS/Physics Career Day
    Careers in Physics and Related Fields
    Faculty and visitors will present career opportunities
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • February 27, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Race for Absolute Zero”
    Part Two of two parts on what is cold, and how cold can it get?
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • February 20, Friday – SPS/DUCS/PhysicsChemistry Noontime Speaker
    “An Introduction to Raman Spectroscopy”
    Dr. Carl Salter, Chair and Professor of Chemistry, Moravian College
    S-244  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • February 13, Friday – SPS/Physics Research Presentation
    Dr. Minjoon Kouh
    Postdoctoral Fellow, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
    “Neural Computations in the Visual Cortex”
    4:00 pm            S-244
    Refreshments will be served
  • February 9, Monday – SPS/Physics Research Presentation
    Dr. Kurt Andresen
    Visiting Assistant Professor, Colgate University
    “DNA and the Nucleosome: The Physics of Strangely Attractive Biomolecules”
    4:00 pm            S-244
    Refreshments will be served
  • February 6, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Conquest of Cold”
    Part One of two parts on what is cold, and how cold can it get?
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • January 30, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Is There Life on Mars?”
    The story of NASA’s twin robot explorers, Spirit and Opportunity
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • December 8, Monday – Annual SPS/Physics Holiday Party- A Department Tradition!
    Dr. F’s Home
    6-8 pm
    Good Food, Physics Carols, and Amazing “Physics” Gifts
    Leave Hall of Science at 5:45 pm
  • December 5, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Newton’s Dark Secrets”
    The inside story of perhaps the greatest scientist of all time.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • November 21, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Sputnik Declassified”
    The real story behind the opening chapter in the space race.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • November 14, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Ghost Particle”
    Neutrinos – The Secret Ingredient to the Cosmos.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • November 7, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “Lost at Sea – The Search for Longitude”
    The development of accurate clocks to make ocean going navigation possible.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • October 31, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Atomic Cafe – Part 2″
    The story of cold war-era nuclear paranoia in the United States.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • October 24, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “The Atomic Cafe – Part 1″
    The story of cold war-era nuclear paranoia in the United States.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • October 17, Friday – SPS/Physics Film Festival
    “STRANGENESS Minus Three”
    Classic story of the discovery of the Omega Minus particle with Feynmann and Gell-Mann.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • October 13, Monday  - Drew Science Open House
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Science Students with Demos/Info Sessions
  • October 13, Monday – Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI) Poster Session
    See the summer research work of SPS and other Drew science students
    Come out and support your fellow physics majors
    2-4 pm        Hall of Science        S-3
  • October 3, Friday – SPS/Physics Student Summer Experiences
    Missy Louie – Valparaiso (SARA) Astronomy REU
    Kyle Nugent – Drew Summer Science Institute
    Brian Kelly – Drew Summer Science Institute.
    S-208  *  Noontime  *  Pizza Lunch
  • September 22, Monday – SPS/Physics Welcome-Back-to-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House   4:30-7:00 pm
    Come out and meet old and new members and the Faculty!
    Rides from rear of HS at 4:30
  • September 18, Thursday – Drew Science Scholars Symposium
    “In Memory of Dr. Ashley Hale Carter (1924-2008)”
    Dr. Robert Weisbuch – Welcome
    Dr. Jonathan Spanier (Drew ’90) – “Nanomaterial Surfaces: Is Beauty Only Skin Deep?”
    Dr. Carmen Drahl (Drew ’02) – “Pathways: Journeys at the Interfaces of Science”
    Laura Rose Barclay (Drew ’08) – “Einstein and His Son Hans Albert”
    S-4  *  1:30 – 4:30 pm

2006-2007

  • May 19, Saturday  - Commencement
    Come visit the physics table after the ceremonies! Alums are especially welcome.
  • May 8, Tuesday  - Annual SPS/Physics Spring Picnic
    Celebrate the end of the year with all manner of picnic food and games.
    Home of Dr. F in Madison
    Leave Hall of Science at 4:15 pm
  • May 4, Friday – SPS/Physics Lunchtime Presentation
    Dr. Greg Recine, Stevens Institute of Technology
    “Electron Transport in Nanoscale Semiconductor and Biomolecular Based Devices: the world of the very small and very fast”
    12:05 pm            S-244
    PIZZA Lunch will be Served
  • May 4, Friday – SPS/Physics Lunchtime Presentation
    Dr. Robert Murawski
    Texas A&M, Institute of Quantum Studies and Department of Physics
    “Coherent Raman Light Scattering: When molecules dance to their own (quantum) beat”
    12:05 pm            S-244
    PIZZA Lunch will be Served
  • May 1, Tuesday  - Annual SPS/Physics Department Awards Banquet
    Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society Induction, and Physics Prizes
    5:30 pm               University Club
  • April 21, Saturday  - Spring Saturday Admissions Day
    Physics Welcomes Prospective Students!Academic Fair/SPS Demo Presentations
    12-3 pm      Forum
  • February 9, Friday – SPS Field Trip to Rutgers University
    Dave’s Dazzling Demos
    Come and experience all manner of physics demonstrationsLeave Hall of Science for Rutgers at 6:00 pm
  • December 12, Tuesday – Annual SPS/Physics Holiday Party- A Department Tradition!
    Dr. F’s Home
    6-8 pm
    Good Food, Physics Carols, and Amazing “Physics” Gifts
    Leave Hall of Science at 5:30 pm
  • November 10, Friday  - Drew Science Open House
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Science Students with Demos/Info Sessions
  • September 28, Thursday – Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI) Poster Session
    See the summer research work of SPS and other Drew science students
    Come out and support your fellow physics majors7-9 pm        Mead Hall        Founders Room
  • September 20 , Wednesday – SPS/Physics Welcome-Back-to-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House   4:45-7:30 pm
    Come out and meet old and new members and the Faculty!
    Rides from rear of HS at 4:30

2005-2006

  • May 20, Saturday  - Commencement
  • May 8, Monday  - Annual SPS/Physics Spring Picnic
    Home of Dr. F in Madison
    Leave Hall of Science at 4:15 pm
  • April 26, Wednesday  - Annual SPS/Physics Department Awards Banquet
    Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society Induction, and Physics Prizes
    5:30 pm               University Club
  • April 22, Saturday  - Spring Saturday Admissions Day
    SPS Demo Presentations
    2 pm      Commons
  • December 12, Monday – Annual SPS/Physics Holiday Party- A Department Tradition!
    Dr. F’s Home
    6-8 pm
    Good Food, Physics Carols, and Amazing “Physics” Gifts
    Leave Hall of Science at 5:30 pm
  • November 11, Friday  - Drew Science Open House
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Science Students with Demos/Info Sessions
  • October 11, Tuesday  - Student Summer Experiences II/A Lunchtime Gathering
    Nate Woodward – Lehigh REU
    Elizabeth Bendler – Princeton REU
    Megan Linzey – SUNY Stony Brook REU
    Come out, have lunch, and hear about summer adventures and MORE possibilities for you!
  • Tuesday, October 11 12:00-1:15 pm S-326 -RISE Reading Room
    Pizza lunch will be served!
  • October 6, Thursday – Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI) Poster Session
    See the summer research work of SPS and other Drew science students
    Come out and support your fellow physics majors7-9 pm        Mead Hall        Founders Room
  • September 27, Tuesday  - Student Summer Experiences I/A Lunchtime Gathering
    Jackie Haynicz – Kansas REU
    Rebecca Keith – SPS National Office Internship
    Paul-Michael Huseman – Drew Summer Science Institute and NJ Governor’s School
    Come out, have lunch, and hear about summer adventures and possibilities for you!
  • Tuesday, September 27 12:00-1:15 pm S-326 -RISE Reading Room
    Pizza lunch will be served!
  • September 21 , Wednesday – SPS/Physics Welcome-Back-to-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House   4:45-7:30 pm
    Come out and meet old and new members and the Faculty!
    Rides from rear of HS at 4:30

2004-2005

  • May 21, Saturday  - Commencement
    Come visit the physics table after the ceremonies! Alums are especially welcome.
  • May 9, Monday  - Annual SPS/Physics Spring Picnic
    Celebrate the last day of class with all manner of picnic food and games
    Home of Dr. F in Madison                  Leave Hall of Science at 4:00 pm
  • April 26, Tuesday  - Annual SPS/Physics Department Awards Banquet
    Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society Induction, and Physics Prizes
    5:30 pm               University Club
  • April 16, Saturday  - Spring Saturday Admissions Day
    SPS Demo Presentations
    2 pm      Commons
  • February 26, Saturday – SPS Zone 3 Meeting Co-Sponsored by The College of NJ and Drew University
    The College of New Jersey            9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Leave Hall of Science for TCNJ at 8:00 am
  • December 13, Monday – Annual SPS/Physics Holiday Party- A Department Tradition!
    Dr. F’s Home
    5:30 pm – ?
    Tacos and Amazing Physics Gifts
    Leave Hall of Science at 5:30 pm
  • December 1, Wednesday – Afternoon Colloquium (Sponsored by SPS, RISE, Math, and Physics)
    Dr. James McKenna
    Drew RISE Fellow
    “How Your CD System Works”
    4:00 pm            S-308
    Refreshments will be Served
  • November 19, Friday – Lunchtime Presentation
    Dr. Len Feldman
    Professor of Physics, Vanderbilt University
    “Nanoscale Science at Vanderbilt”
    12 noon            S-305
    Pizza Lunch Will be Served
  • November 5, Friday  - Drew Science Open House
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Science Students with Demos/Info Sessions
  • October 27, Wednesday – A Heavenly Event!
    A Total Lunar Eclipse!9:14 pm – Moon enters Earth’s dark umbral shadow
    10:23 pm – Totality begins
    11:04 pm – Mid Eclipse
    11:45 pm – Totality ends
    12:54 am (10/28) – Moon leaves Earth’s umbraCome view a heavenly event at the Drew Observatory
    bring a friend, spread the joy!
    For more info see: http://www.space.com/spacewatch/041001_lunar_eclipse.html
    8:30 pm            Observatory
    Refreshments will be Served
  • October 20, Wednesday  - Student Summer Experiences/A Lunchtime Gathering
    Tina Aragona – Lehigh REU
    Nate Woodward – Drew Summer Science Institute
    Jackie Haynicz – Drew Summer Science Institute and NJ Governor’s School
    Come out, have lunch, and hear about summer adventures and possibilities for you!
  • Wednesday, October 20 12:00-1:15 pm S-308
    Pizza lunch will be served!
  • September 30, Thursday – Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI) Poster Session
    See the summer research work of SPS and other Drew science students
    7-9 pm        Mead Hall        Founders Room
  • September 21, Tuesday - SPS Welcome-Back-To-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House   4:45-7:30 pm
    Come out and meet old and new members and the Faculty!
    Rides from rear of HS at 4:30

2003-2004

  • May 15, Saturday  - Commencement – Come visit the physics table after the ceremonies!
  • May 3, Monday  - Annual SPS/Physics Spring Picnic
    Celebrate the last day of class with all manner of picnic food and games
    Home of Dr. F in Madison                  Leave Hall of Science at 4:00 pm
  • April 26, Monday  - Annual SPS/Physics Department Awards Banquet
    Great Food, Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society Induction, and Physics Prizes
    5:30 pm               University Club
  • March 23, Tuesday  - SPS Lunchtime Meeting
    Tricia Missall, CLA ’01
    MD/PhD Grad Student, St. Louis University School of Medicine
    “A Physics Alum’s Adventures in Graduate School”
    12 noon            S-244
    Pizza and cookies will be served!
  • February 2, Tuesday  - SPS Lunchtime Meeting
    Dr. Sean Hendrick
    Physics Department, North Carolina State University
    “Supernovae and Their Remnants”
    12 noon            S-244
    Pizza and cookies will be served!
  • December 8, Monday  - SPS Holiday Taco Party – Celebrate the last day of class!
  • November 7, Friday  - Drew Science Open House
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Science Students with Demos/Info Sessions
  • October 16, Thursday  - SPS Lunchtime Meeting
    Tom Zielinski – SPS Associate Zone Councilor
    Summer Experience at Penn State REU
    Report from national SPS Council Meeting12:00-1:15 pm           S-3
    Pizza will be served…………..!
  • September 30, Tuesday – Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI) Poster Session
    See the summer research work of SPS and other Drew science students
    7-9 pm        Mead Hall        Founders Room
  • September 25, Thursday  - Student Summer Experiences/A Lunchtime Gathering
    Karen Mooney – William and Mary REU
    Emily Hamilton – Princeton Plasma Physics Lab Internship
    Christina Aragona – Drew Summer Science Institute
    Katy Rolfe – Drew Summer Science Institute and NJ Governor’s School
    12:00-1:15 pm           S-3
  • September 16 , Tuesday – SPS/Physics Welcome-Back-to-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House   4:45-7:00 pm
    Come out and meet old and new members of SPS and the Faculty!
    Rides from rear of HS at 4:45

2002-2003

  • May 17, Saturday  - Commencement – Come visit the physics table after the ceremonies!
  • May 5, Monday  - Annual SPS/Physics Spring Picnic
    Celebrate the last day of class with all manner of picnic food and games
    Home of Dr. F in Madison                  Leave Hall of Science at 4:00 pm
  • April 22, Tuesday  - Annual SPS/Physics Department Awards Banquet
    Great Food, Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society Induction, and Physics Prizes
    5:30 pm               University Club
  • April 12, Saturday  - Spring Saturday Admissions Day
    SPS Demo Presentations
    2 pm      Commons
  • April 5-6, Saturday and Sunday – SPS Field Trip to APS Philadelphia Meeting
    American Physical Society Spring Meeting
    Special SPS Session for Student Papers – Tom Zielinski Presenting His Summer Research
    Leaving Drew at 6:30 am Saturday Morning
  • March 5, Wednesday - SPS Field Trip to Montclair State University
    Dr. Brian Greene
    Professor of Physics, Columbia University
    “The Elegant Universe”
    Leaving Hall of Science at 6:45 pm
  • December 10, Tuesday  - SPS Holiday Taco Party – a department tradition!
  • November 12, Tuesday – SPS/Physics Lunchtime Colloquium
    Dr. Jim McKenna
    Drew Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE)
    “Optical Waveguides and Fiber Optic Communications”
    12:00 pm            S-244
    Pizza will be Served
  • November 8, Friday  - Drew Science Day Open House
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Science Students with Demos/Info Sessions
  • October 28, Monday – Afternoon Colloquium w/Department of Chemistry
    Dr. Paul Dagdigian
    Chemistry Department, Johns Hopkins University
    “Using Lasers to Probe Molecular Interactions ”
    4:15 pm            S-244
    Refreshments will be Served
  • October 12, Saturday – SPS Zone 1 Meeting – Worcester Institute of Technology
    Field Trip to Worcester, MA.   Leave Hall of Science at 6 am.
  • September 26, Thursday  - Student Summer Experiences/A Lunchtime Gathering
    Tom Zielinski – Drew Summer Science Institute
    Karen Mooney – Teaching Assistant, Drew Governor’s School in the Sciences
    Adam Friedman – Summer Intern, Hershey Medical School
    12:15 pm           S-142
    Pizza will be served…………..!
  • September 18, Wednesday  - SPS Welcome-Back-To-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House   5:30-7:30 pm
    Come out and meet old and new members and the Faculty!
    Rides from rear of HS at 5:30

2001-2002

  • May 5, Sunday -  Annual Spring Picnic
    Celebrate end of classes with all manner of picnic food and games
    Home of Dr. F in Madison
  • April 28, Sunday - Advanced Lab Field Trip to QED
    Alan Alda portraying the genious physicist Richard Feynman in a play by Peter Parnell
    Lincoln Center, NYC                       7:30 pm
  • April 22, Monday – Annual SPS/Physics Department Awards Banquet
    Great Food, Sigma Pi Sigma Honorary Induction, and Physics Prizes
    5:30 pm               University Club
  • April 20, Saturday – Spring Saturday Admissions Day
    SPS Demo Presentations
    2 pm      Commons
  • April 6, Saturday – SPS Zone 4 Meeting at Johns Hopkins University – Field Trip
    Leave Drew by van at 6:00 am for Baltimore. Return late Saturday evening.
    Student papers, interesting talks, tours of Johns Hopkins labs.
  • March 25, Monday – Afternoon Colloquium w/RISE and Department of Chemistry
    Dr. Frank H. Somer
    Chemistry Department, St. John’s University
    “Structure and Dynamics of 2-D Liquids and Glasses”
    3:45 pm            S-244
    Refreshments will be Served
  • March 5, Tuesday – LUNCHTIME Colloquium w/DUCS
    Dr. Howard Katz
    Distinguished Member Technical Staff – Lucent Bell Laboratories
    “Synthesis and Electronics of Organic Semiconductors ”
    11:45 am            S-244
    Pizza and Sandwiches will be Served!
  • February 15, Friday – AAPT/Rutgers Physics Demonstrations
    Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, NJ
    Come out and experience some super physics demos!
    Leave from Hall of Science at 6 pm
  • February 5, Tuesday – Special LUNCHTIME Colloquium
    Dr. Nina Abramzon
    Stevens Institute of Technology
    “The Fourth State of Matter”
    11:45 am            S-244
    Pizza will be Served!
  • January 21, Monday – AAPT/SPS Meeting/Philadelphia, PA.
  • December 4, Tuesday – Annual SPS/Physics Holiday Party
    Dr. F’s Home
    5:30 pm – ?
    Tacos and Amazing Physics Gifts
    Leave Hall of Science at 5:15 pm
  • November 9 , Friday – Drew Science Day Open House
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Students
  • October 22 , Tuesday – Student Summer Experiences/Summer Internships
    Justin Hotchkiss – REU Penn State
    Peter Miraldo – Teaching Assistant, Drew Governor’s School in the Sciences
    4:30 pm           S-308
    Pizza will be served…………..!
  • September 24 , Monday – SPS Welcome-Back-to-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House   4:30-6:30 pm
    Come out and meet old and new members and the Faculty!
    Rides from rear of HS at 4:30

2000-2001

  • May 19, Saturday – Commencement
  • May 8, Tuesday – Seniors/Faculty Dinner
    Chevy’s Mexican Restaurant
    Leave Hall of Science at 5:30 pm
  • May 6, Sunday – Spring SPS/Physics Picnic
    Home of Dr. F; Leave Hall of Science at 3:30 pm
  • April 24, Tuesday – Annual SPS/Physics Department Awards Banquet
    Sigma Pi Sigma Induction and Physics Prizes
    5:30 pm               University Club
  • April 21, Saturday – Spring Saturday Admissions Day
    SPS Demo Presentations
    2 pm      Commons
  • March 27, Tuesday – History of Physics Presentation
    Reading of the play Copenhagen
    by Drew Theater Arts Department
    7:30 pm      S-244
  • January 6-12 – AAPT Meeting, San Diego, CA
  • December 11, Monday – Annual SPS/Physics Holiday Party
    Dr. F’s Home
    6 pm – ?
    Tacos and Weird Physics Gifts
  • November 13, Monday – SPS/Physics Department Lecture
    Dr. Philip Anderson
    Ramapo University”An Application of Physics From Concept to Market:  A Personal Experience”
    4:30 pm            S-244
    Refreshments Served
  • November 6, Monday – Dual Degree Engineering Information Session
    Jan Snow
    Washington University
    10-12 am                   S-203
  • October 28, Saturday – American Association of Physics Teachers Conference
    Field Trip to Princeton, NJ for Talks and Tours
    9 am – 4 pm
  • October 16, Monday -Career Workshop – Opportunities and Resources
    Dr. David McGee and Dr. Bob Fenstermacher
    4:30 pm            S-244
    Pizza Served…
  • October 2, Monday – Summer Internship Talks #2/Student Talks
    - Tricia Missall
    - Betsy Rickter
    - Natalya Katsap
    4:15 pm                S-244
    Pizza Served…
  • September 27, Wednesday – Drew Summer Science Institute Poster Session
    See the work of SPS and other Drew science students.
    7-9 pm        Mead Hall        Founders Room
  • September 20, Wednesday – Summer Internship Talks #1/Student Talks
    - Justin Hotchkiss
    - David Benjamin
    - Joe Kinast
    - Matt McMahon
    3:45 pm                S-308
    Pizza Served…
  • September 18, Monday – Fall SPS Back-To-School Picnic
    Dr. F’s House.  4:45-7 pm.
    Burgers, dogs, and other good things!

1999-2000

  • May 7, Sunday – Spring Picnic    -    4 pm – ?
    Relax with good food and games before finals.
    Leave University Center at 4 pm for Dr. F’s House
  • April 26, Wednesday -SPS/Physics Department Annual Awards Banquet
    Traditional Prizes, Sigma Pi Sigma Induction Ceremony, and Great Food!
    Meet in the University Commons at 5:30 pm.
  • February 19, Saturday -  SPS Zone Meeting at Drew
    Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Wilkinson, Princeton University
    “Why Is Our Universe So Strange?
    -A Problem for Your Generation”
    Student Papers
    Career Panel Discussion
  • December 7, Tuesday – Holiday Taco Party
    Physics Carols, Weird Gifts, and Tacos
    Leave HS at 5:30 for Dr. F’s House
  • November 12, Friday – Science Day Open House at Drew
    SPS/Physics Welcomes Prospective Students
  • November 2, Tuesday – Summer Internships/Student Talks
    - Jodi O’Donnell
    - Nimel Theodore
    - James Davidson
    - Chris Perry
    4:15 pm                           S-244
    Pizza Served!
  • October 23, Saturday - ”Reading for Life” Festival.  SPS Demonstration Table.
  • October 22, Friday – Dr. Melissa Franklin, BTL Colloquium.  Leave HS at 2:30 pm for talk.
  • October 19, Tuesday -  Dr. Ely Gonick, DREW alum and Trustee emeritus presents a talk on ”Entropy”
    7 pm    *       BC-204
  • September 26, Sunday - SPS Welcome Back Picnic – Dr. F’s House – 4:00-7 pm

1998-1999

  • May 10 – SPS/Physics Department Spring Picnic – 3 – 7 pm
  • April 20 – SPS/Physics Department Banquet – 5:30 pm, University Club/Commons
    - Sigma Pi Sigma Induction, Annual Awards and Prizes, Dinner and Speaker:
    Dr. Steven Gausepohl (CLA ’92)
  • April 17 – Spring Saturday – SPS Demos and Greetings for Prospective Students
  • April 13 – SPS Elections for 1999-2000 – 4:15 pm, S-244
  • March 9 – SPS Demo Team Extravaganza – 4:15 pm, S-244
    - Come out and see physics demos in preparation for a local school visit.
  • February 26 – Rutgers Demo Night Field Trip – Lv HS at 6:15 pm
  • February 7 – SPS Field Trip to Liberty Science Center.  12:30-5:00pm
  • December 7 – Holiday Taco Party.  Dr. Fenstermacher’s House.  5:30 pm
  • November 17 – SPS Talk.  Bridget Sullivan ’99, “Summer Internship Experiences”
  • November 13 – Science Day.  Prospective science student recruitment.
  • November 3 – Departmental/SPS Talk.  Prof. Jim Supplee.  4:15 pm
  • September 24 – SPS Fall Picnic. Dr. Fenstermacher’s House. 4:30-7 pm
  • September 17-20 – SPS National Council Meeting, Washington, DC

1997-1998

  • May 08, 1998 – Annual Physics Spring Picnic.  Dr. Fenstermacher’s house.  3:30 pm.
  • Apr. 20, 1998 – Annual Physics Awards Banquet and Sigma Pi Sigma Induction.  Special dinner and program in the Faculty Club.
  • Apr. 18, 1998 – Spring Saturday.  A day of demos and fun for prospective Drew students.
  • Apr. 06, 1998 – “Density and Destiny: Our Ever Expanding Universe.” A presentation by Dr. Ashley Carter.
    Presented in HS-244  Refreshments @4:15  Lecture @4:30
  • Mar. 9,1998 – A review of the physics for which this year’s Nobel Prize was granted.  Given by Dr. Raychel Namiotka.
    Presented in HS-244 – 4:15
  • Feb. 27, 1998 – “Dazzling Physics Demos” at Rutgers in New Brunswick.  Departing at around 6:00 pm and return around 9 or 9:30.
  • Dec. 10, 1997 – Annual SPS Holiday Taco Party, 5:30 pm, Dr. Fenstermacher’s house.
  • Nov. 14, 1997 – Science Day – All day
  • Nov. 11, 1997 – Colloquium
    “Properties of Luminescent Nanoporous Silicon Carbide”  Jon Spanier, Drew Class of 1990, Columbia University Graduate School
    Presented in HS-244 – Coffee at 4:15, Talk at 4:30
  • Sept. 30, 1997 – Colloquium
    “The Biophysics of Olfactory Recognition:  An Investigation in the Variability of Variability”  Matt Diamond
    “Effects of a Train of Short Laser Pulses on a Lorentz Model Atom”  Rebecca Fraser
    Presented in HS-244 – Coffee at 4:15, Talk at 4:30
  • SPS National Council Meeting, Washington D.C., Sept. 19-21, 1997
  • SPS Fall Picnic, 4:30 P.M., Sept. 18, 1997

1996-1997

  • Commencement, Saturday, May 24, 1997
  • Senior Independent Study Talk, Jonathan Paley, TBA
  • Senior Independent Study Talk, Helen Geib, Thursday, May 8, 1997
  • SPS/Physics Department Picnic, Wednesday, May 7, 1997
  • Physics Awards Banquet and Sigma Pi Sigma induction, Tuesday, April 29, 1997
  • APS/AAPT Washington Meeting, April 18-21, 1997
  • Spring Saturday Demonstrations, Saturday, April 19, 1997
  • Comet Hale-Bopp Watch, week of April 7, details TBA
  • Candidates for new faculty position give talks, March 24-April 3, open to SPS and Physics Majors
  • SPS Zone 3 meeting, Georgian Court College, Saturday, March 15, 1997
  • Dec 14, 1996 – Annual SPS Holiday Taco Party, 5:30 pm, Dr. Fenstermacher’s house
  • Oct 22, 1996 – Colloquium
    • Maltese under Fire: Assessing Radiation Damage of Monomeric Enzymes” by Matthew Diamond
    • “Precious Metal Effects on Dopamine Receptor Binding” by Alice Chu
    • Presented in HS-244 – Coffee at 4:00, Talk at 4:15
  • Oct 15, 1996 – Colloquium
    • “Beauty in the Eye of the Detector” by Jonathan Paley
    • “Low Noise Techniques in Measuring Electron-Electron Interactions” by Russ Castonguay
    • Presented in HS-244 – Coffee at 4:00, Talk at 4:15
  • Oct 7, 1996 – Colloquium
    • “Bose-Einstein Condensation” by Professor Marty Ligare
    • Presented in HS-244 – Coffee at 4:00, Talk at 4:15

1995-1996

  • Apr 28, 1996 – SPS/Physics Department Picnic, Lewis Morris County Park
  • Apr 15, 1996 – Physics Award Banquet and Sigma Pi Sigma induction, 6 pm, Faculty Club
  • Mar 6, 1996 4 p.m. – SPS Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, presented by SPS Director Dwight Neuenschwander to Dr. Robert Fenstermacher of Drew University. Guest Speaker: Dr. Bastiaan Dreihuys of Princeton University
  • Mar 1, 1996 3 p.m. – Trip to Bell Labs to hear Dr. Leon Lederman give his thoughts on physics education
  • Feb. 12, 1996 – Colloquium
    • “FM Spectroscopy” by Dr. James Supplee of Drew University
  • Dec. 13, 1995 – Annual SPS Holiday Taco Party
  • Nov. 10, 1995 – Science Day
  • Nov 4, 1995 – SPS Zone Meeting – Dr. Russell Hulse, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, Recipient of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physics. “The Discovery of the Binary Pulsar”
  • Oct 23, 1995 – Colloquium
    • “Flux Penetration on Novel Josephson Edge Junctions” by Steve Gauspohl, University of Virginia (Drew Class of ’92)
    • Presented in HS-244 – Coffee at 4:00, Talk at 4:15
  • Oct 12, 1995 – Colloquium
    • “The Fabrication of Diode Lasers” by Christian Alavanja
    • “Mass Spectrometry of DNA Oligomers” by Maurie Brewer
    • Presented in HS-244 – Coffee at 4:15, Talk at 4:30
  • Oct 5, 1995 – Colloquium
    • “Resistance vs Temperature Characteristics and Charge Density Waves in Doped NbSe3″ by Larry Barisciano
    • “The Fracture Process of Brittle Carbonacious Foam” by Mike Marotta
    • “Measurements of 8B Breakup Relative Energy Distributions and the Rate of the 7Be(p,γ)8B Reaction” by Jonathan Paley.
    • Presented in HS-244 – Coffee at 4:15, Talk at 4:30