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We would like to congratulate graduate student, Adesh Subedi, for winning the prestigious 2015 JSA Thesis Prize at the Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Adesh, who is a citizen of Nepal, donated his entire monetary award to the Nepal earthquake relief effort.

We would like to congratulate Chandani Nandadasa for receiving a NSF-EAPSI 2015 Summer fellowship!

Congrats to our class of 2015: Cameron Clark, Erin Fucich and Zack Windom and our new PhD Dr. Charles Vaughan!

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Berg is our departments first recipient of an NSF CAREER award!

A belated congrats to MSU undergrad and Starkville native, John Madsen, on receiving honorable mention recognition for a Barry Goldwater Scholarship

MSU moves to 11th on Supercomputing list!

Prof. Berg's research group has received a patent for their work on holographic imaging of aerosol particles. Click here for a link to the patent.

We welcome a new Toyota Scholar Mr. William Holliman into our undergraduate program!

We welcome Ms. Nur Azizah of Indonesia as our Department's first Fulbright Scholarship graduate student!

Tutors will be in the Learning Center at 266 Allen Hall as following for Spring 2015:

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri
10:00 - 2:00
3:30 - 4:30
10:00 - 2:00 9:00 - 2:00 10:00 - 2:00 9:00 - 1:30

Click here for instructions on how to make an appointment