Made of Diamonds: Dr. Benjamin DeMayo Receives 22nd Grant from Georgia Space Grant Consortium
The University of West Georgia's Dr. Benjamin DeMayo, emeritus professor of physics, has received a grant of $9,969 from NASA via the Georgia Space Grant Consortium. This grant will fund Dr. DeMayo's undergraduate research program, which is studying the physical properties of powdered nano-materials, in particular nano diamonds, and NASA's application of these materials in the space program.
UWG, Alum Share Lasting Chemistry
When University of West Georgia chemistry graduate Chris Crittenden '12, decided to "go west," he did not realize the impact it would have on his life. Meeting the love of his life, finding his passion, and taking advantage of opportunities, Chris spent his time at UWG making the most of his experience by creating lasting connections and impressions.
Integers Conference 2016: Spanning the Generations
Mathematical minds from around the globe recently congregated at the University of West Georgia to attend the math department's seventh Integers Conference. In keeping with this year's theme, Spanning the Generations, the four-day symposium focused on student research.
A Whole New World: Dr. Sterling Lectures on Juno Mission
As part of his Infinite Universe lecture series, Dr. Nicholas Sterling discussed NASA's Juno mission from its inception in 2011 to its arrival at Jupiter in July 2016. Juno will study Jupiter's composition, gravitational and magnetic fields, as well as provide insight on how Jupiter and other planets in our solar system formed.