Yunker Lecture

An annual invited lecture given by outstanding physics researchers. The Yunker Lecture covers topics that are of interest to the general public.


A weekly lecture showcasing exciting new research. The presenter is often a professor from another institution or an industrial researcher. Undergraduate physics majors and graduate students are encouraged to attend.

Department Seminar

A weekly lecture that delves more deeply into a field of physics research. Tailored towards an audience of grad students and professors.

Research Orientation Seminar:

A seminar held in Winter quarter that brings together undergraduate physics majors and graduate students to hear OSU physics professors explain their ongoing research projects.

Outreach Events 

The Department regulary hosts school visits to OSU. We also sends faculty and graduatuate students out to visit schools.