Paul DeYoung Receives New NSF Grant

Dr. DeYoung’s new grant from the National Science Foundation, awarded last summer, will support the Hope College Nuclear Group in their ongoing research on campus as well as at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) at Michigan State. Through one project, DeYoung and his students are examining the specifics of nuclear reactions and the decays […]

Paul DeYoung Receives College’s Ruth and John Reed Faculty Achievement Award

At the recent Faculty Recognition Luncheon, Dr. Paul DeYoung was the recipient of the Ruth and John Reed Faculty Achievement Award. The annual award is given to a faculty member “who is first a superior teacher and who also contributes significantly in some other area of professional life.” His nomination letter read in part: Paul has […]

Physics major works on experiment at MSU-NSCL

Cole Persch spent the day working with Dr. DeYoung at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory at Michigan State University.  Most of the day we were helping out with SuN, a machine used to study supernovas. I also sat in on a meeting to discuss another experiment.

Congratulations Caitlin Taylor

Caitlin Talyor (’12) has earned her PhD in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville! She is now working at Sandia National Laboratories, in the ion beam laboratory in Albuquerque. In the ion beam lab, I am using in-situ TEM to study the effects of radiation damage on materials being considered for […]

Hope Physicists participate in the 2017 APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

Elizabeth Lindquist, Anna Lunderberg, and Anna Wormmeester presented their research from the summer of 2016 at the Wayne State University CUWiP poster session. Elizabeth Lindquist gave an oral presentation about her research in the Hope College Nuclear Group at the Wayne State University CUWiP.  The Hope College contingent at the Wayne Sate University CUWiP. Dr. […]