http://www.spsnational.org - Zone 14 [Colo-Wyo], SPS Chapter 1528, S.P.S. Chapter 028
PORTFOLIO PAGE = http://portfolio.du.edu/sps
Prez: Nick Williams, ‘12 [nickolas.williams at du.edu]
V.P: [ at du.edu]
Treas: [ at du.edu]
PR officer: [ at du.edu]
Prof. Stencel, SPS/SPS Advisor [rstencel at du.edu]
2010/11: Naomi Pequette’11; Nick Williams’12; Paulina Filus; Stasia Erikson
2009/10: Nathan McNew10; Naomi Pequette 11
2008/09: Penny Osborne09; Aaron Bradley09, Nathan McNew10
2007/08: Matt Dahl08, Aaron Bradley09, Priyanka Nandoor09
2006/07: Matt’Dahl08 & Aaron Bradley09
2005/06: Rachel Matson 06 & Matt Dahl08;
2004/05: Jeff Stout05 [Rhodes Scholar] & Dan DeLeo05
FIRST TUES. MONTHLY – 545pm –Marlar Phys313
Regular meetings are first Tues of the month, 5:45pm
Observatory night(s): TBA (8-10pm)
Topics will include: SPS activities this quarter,
Elitch’s phys night prep, summer research internships, T-shirts, website & more!
Also, check out:
www.physics.colorado.edu/phet -- and --
www.physicstogo.org -- a phun phys site
SUMMER JOBS! Research Experiences for Undergrads [REU] program applications are due typically during winter quarter.
Come to the Nov/Jan. meetings for details about these opportunities.
Links to Summer Research Internship lists:
REU Sites, physics: http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/list_result.cfm?unitid=69
REU sites, astronomy: http://www.aas.org/career/Summer.html
New! Dept.Energy REU site: http://ram.orau.gov/doescholars/default.htm
Note, despite the year labels, many continue year to year - check the links provided or search on keywords for the latest info/deadlines.
2008: May – another successful Physics night at Elitches; Jan 8th officer nominations meeting
2007: Tues Sept. 11: kickoff meeting, 30 participants, pizza; Fri Sept.14 SPS tours Mt.Evans – success!; Tues Oct.2nd; Observatory nights: Sat. Sept.22nd; Thurs Oct.4th Sputnik+50 years; Sat.Oct.13 power plant tour; Nov.6th pizza meeting.
Thurs. May 10, Physics Night at Elitches – big success! as usual.
Tues. Apr.5th, Marlar room, pizza – planning for Elitch’s physics night and other topics
Tues. Mar.6th, Marlar room, pizza – Officer elections: Matt Dahl, prez; Aaron Bradley VP; Priyanka Nandoor, Secy; several proxies.
Tues. Feb.6th, 5pm Marlar room, pizza -- Officer nominations meeting; Fri Feb.23rd Observatory night.
Tues. Jan.9th, 5pm Marlar, pizza; Jan.20th power plant tour; Jan.26th observatory night.
2006: Fri. Nov.10th, SPS visits Blackholes and Mars at Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Tues. Oct.3rd, 5pm Marlar room, pizza! Tues Oct.31st 530pm Marlar room, pizza!
Fri.Sep.29th & Oct.27th – visits to DU's historic Chamberlin observatory
Sat.Sep.16th (alt.)– visit Mt.Evans observatory Tues Sep.26: 5pm, joint meet with DAPT, Olin 105
Tues. Sep.12th, 5pm Marlar room, pizza! Fri/Sat/Sun Sep.15-17: PeaceJam events
2006: Tues. Apr. 4th, 5pm Marlar room, pizza! Tues. Apr. 11th 430pm - joint with DAPT, Olin 105
Tues. May 2nd, 5pm Marlar room, pizza! Thurs May 11th Physics Night at Elitch’s
Tues 3/7: monthly pizza meeting Tues 2/21: Elitch’s prep meeting
Tues 1/10/06: monthly pizza meeting
2005 Tues 11/1/05: monthly pizza meeting Tues 10/25: visit to Boulder Lab for Atmospheric & Space Physics [LASP] Tues 10/18: Café Scientifique/Wynkoop talk on Auger Project [ http://cafescicolorado.org/Upcoming.htm
Fri. 10/7 Chamberlin obs session w/Voltaire/Honors Tues 10/4: monthly pizza meeting
Sat. 9/24: visit to Mt.Evans observatory Tues 9/20: SPS first meeting of fall 2005
Sat. 9/10/05: SPS at AUSA student organization fair
Additional event options:
Telescoping at Chamberlin, Mt.Evans, SAL observatories & internet-based
Collaborative activities with DU Science Club, Voltaire/Honors, other AUSA clubs, etc.
to area labs, including: Equinox [Russ Mellon], Software Bisque [Tom Bisque],
Lockheed-Martin [Joy Knight], Ball Aerospace [Mike Hotka], LASP [
SPSers watch Penny attempt to acoustically shatter glass, in prep for the annual
-- see the gallery at the new SPS portfolio pages: http://portfolio.du.edu/sps