The University of West Georgia’s Physics Program is home to exciting opportunities in educational and research experiences in physics, engineering, astronomy, and so much more.
Imagine being in a classroom where the teacher actually knows your name and is available to help you outside of class to be successful in your academics. In that same place, research is being conducted in cutting edge science in areas of physics, engineering, and astronomy. And, the research is conducted by the physics faculty and undergraduate students like yourself. This is a place where you can prosper and grow into an amazing career. This is the Physics Program at the University of West Georgia.
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UWG Takes Over ‘The Academic Minute’: UWG Astronomer Speaks on the Chemical Evolution of the Universe
Like forensic scientists, astronomers like the University of West Georgia’s Dr. Nick Sterling investigate stellar deaths to learn details of galaxies’ evolutionary histories.
When asked what college year he is, Trevor Banks says he’s an untraditional freshman. The question isn’t as simple as it used to be. Banks graduated from Bremen High School in spring of 2017, but he already has the credit hours of a traditional sophomore.
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) recently recognized University of West Georgia alumnus Adam Pullen as a Local PhysTEC Teacher of the Year.
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Physics degrees prepare students to be leaders and entrepreneurs in the world of science. Students from our program have gone on to work in local industry like Southwire, national laboratories, and other organizations such as NASA.
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“I wanted to come here, do my core and get some experience. It was definitely a good choice coming here, especially with the opportunities of undergraduate research that aren’t necessarily afforded anywhere else.”