Biophysics, Imaging, and Soft Materials


SAIL Physics Day Camp

Part of the umbrella of SAIL programs in Economics, Psychology, and Physics, the SAIL Physics camp is a week-long set of talks, lab tours, and hands-on activities for middle- and high-school students focused on learning both about Physics and about college in general . The program is free and especially targets students without a family history of higher education, conveying the appeal and accessibility of college both indirectly through its activities and directly through presentations from admissions and financial aid officers. (Continued...)


Science Literacy Program

I'm heavily involved in UO's Science Literacy Program, whose goal is to improve science education for non-science-major undergraduates. See also this link for a blurb. Several of my courses were taught or developed under the auspices of the SLP.


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Expanded Guidelines for Physics Ph.D. Comprehensive Exams: I elaborate on guidelines for the Comprehensive Exam, especially with respect to past work in the student's field and future plans related to skills and careers, and list requirements for students whose committees I am chair of. PDF -- RP, Dec. 2019.