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Physics 199: Orientation for Freshman Physics Majors

  • Instructors (Winter 2018):
    • Prof. Ethan Minot, office 417 Weniger
    • Prof. Matt Graham, office 375 Weniger
  • Teaching assistants (Winter 2018):
    • Garrett Jepson
    • Katelyn Chase
  • Class Meeting Time: Thurs 4.00 - 4.50pm in Weniger 212

Week 1

*4:00 – Welcome. Introduction to Instructors & TAs.

*4:05 – Interaction & Networking: meeting your fellow majors

*4:15 – Welcome from your peers at the Society of Physics Students (SPS)

*4:25 – Welcome from the Chair of Physics, Prof. Heidi Schellman

* Welcome from the Head Undergraduate Advisor, Prof. Henri Jansen

* Welcome from the Head of Undergraduate Labs, Prof. David Craig


Week 2 Applying for Scholarships/Internships/Jobs/Graduate School. With a physics degree, the sky's the limit for your career options. In this session, Claire Wu, Assistant Director of Career Development Center, will use interactive activities to help you start thinking about how identifying and honoring your values and interests will have an impact on your career satisfaction. List of related links & opportunities.


Week 3

Exposure to Research I:


Week 4

Alumni Visitor, Dr. Whitney Sheppard


Week 5


Week 6 Diversity Celebration - Getting to Know Each Other Meet other students and faculty in the department


Week 7


Week 8


Week 9 Diversity Workshop


Week 10

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