Physics & Astronomy
bullet Research & Development Council of New Jersey welcomes Rowan University to its membership | More

bullet College of Education achieves national accreditation | More

bullet New Jersey Health Foundation and The Nicholson Foundation Award $50,000 Innovation Grant to Rowan University professor working to conquer peanut allergies | More

bullet Retired from KPMG, Maginnis takes new role as voluntary Executive-in-Residence with RCB | More

bullet Another big win: Rowan Radio picks up three Hermes Creative Awards | More

Welcome

The Physics and Astronomy department at Rowan University fosters a high-energy environment designed to challenge and stimulate every one of our students. A strong assortment of extracurricular activities, and laboratory experience not typically found at the undergraduate level, complement the student-centered classroom experience.

Our program—recently recognized by the American Institute of Physics—boasts a new science building with eight distinct research facilities, allowing for student-faculty collaborative research. These facilities include a magnetics lab, a physical properties lab, a thin film fabrication lab, a microscopy lab, an ultrafast spectroscopy lab, a laser cooling lab, a computational physics lab, and an astronomy and astrophysics research lab.

We also encourage students to participate in our active academic clubs. One of our most popular organizations, the Physics Club, has won Outstanding Chapter for its zone each of the last six years. As members of the club, students engage in research, present at national meetings, reach out to local high schools and host regional meetings.

The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) project is a nationwide project that has the mission of improving and promoting the education of future physics teachers. Click here to learn more about the PhysTEC program in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Rowan University.

Intro Physics* Drop-in Tutoring Hours for Spring 2016

Monday 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm SCI 134
  2:00 pm - 3:15 pm SCI 134
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm SCI 144
  3:30 pm - 4:45 pm SCI 144
Wednesday 5:00 pm– 6:15 pm SCI 150
  6:30 pm - 7:45 pm SCI 150
Thursday 2:00 pm– 3:15 pm SCI 144
Friday 11:00 am - 12:15 pm SCI 138

*For Intro Mechanics, Intro TFWO, Intro E&M, Physics I w/o Calc, Physics II w/o Calc, and Physics of Everyday Life

For a list of all past and future events, see our archive