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UW-La Crosse Professor of Physics Seth King has been named the Carl E. Gulbrandsen Innovator of the Year by WiSys. The award is given to UW System faculty, staff or students who make exemplary contributions as a WiSys innovator. Top innovator Posted 2:16 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 UW-La Crosse professor earns state innovation honor Read more about Top innovator Brian Soller, ’96, was recently named the chief operating officer for Luna Innovations, a fiber optics company based in Roanoke, Virginia. Climbing the ladder Posted 8:18 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 Alum’s first job evolves into fulfilling career Read more about Climbing the ladder Shelly Lesher, chair of UWL’s Physics Department, is replacing Roger Haro as director of UWL's McNair Scholars Program. The program helps students from first-generation and diverse backgrounds prepare for graduate school. McNair program begins new chapter Posted 1:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 Lesher succeeds Haro as program’s director Read more about McNair program begins new chapter UW-La Crosse Physics Professor Shelly Lesher’s new podcast series — “My Nuclear Life” — explores the intersection of nuclear science and society through interviews with historians, policy makers and others. Lesher says the podcast is geared toward those in the general public who are interested in history, science or learning something new. Nuclear navigation Posted 5 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 UWL professor begins new podcast to spread knowledge about nuclear science Read more about Nuclear navigation UWL Physics Professor Bob Allen says the upcoming conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn just before Christmas has some calling it “The Christmas Star.” He says all eyes will focus on the astronomical rarity: these two planets will be visibly closer in the sky than they’ve been since medieval times. A Christmas Star? Posted 8:20 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 UWL astronomer says the celestial show will be unusual Read more about A Christmas Star? UWL Physics Professor Shelly Lesher has been named an American Physical Society 2020 Fellow. National colleagues are recognizing her for “advocating on behalf of the essential role of physics in society, and for demonstrating the importance of physics education for all students.” Top physics prof Posted 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 UWL’s Shelly Lesher named American Physical Society Fellow Read more about Top physics prof A series of portraits by UWL art professor Jennifer Williams. Williams and other members of the UWL community found a variety of ways to cope with COVID-19 this summer. Summer success stories Posted 1:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 See how the UWL community spent the summer of COVID-19 Read more about Summer success stories Zach Heinkel, '18, a composite materials engineer with the Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda, Maryland, is part of a four-person team using 3D printers to produce masks, visors and hands-free door openers for employees at various naval facilities. Engineering solutions to COVID-19 Posted 2:10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 Alum says dual degree program ‘opens many doors’ Read more about Engineering solutions to COVID-19 James Burkhart, ‘68, received the Maurice O. Graff Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of his extensive work in radon science.
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Superb Scientist Posted 3:13 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 Burkhart recognized as a radon leader Read more about Superb Scientist Professor Taviare L. Hawkins, chair of the Physics Department, works directly with students in a physics lab. Hands-on experience and specialized classroom attention are just two reasons UWL issued an average of 35 degrees annually between 2015-17, making it No. 1 in the nation among bachelor’s degree-granting institutions according to the American Physical Society.
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No. 1 nationally Posted 10:19 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 UW-La Crosse Physics Department is tops in awarding degrees Read more about No. 1 nationally

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