physics

Schuylkill professor and team aim to revolutionize physics education

Michael Gallis, associate professor of physics, has been working as part of a global team of 18 individuals on the Open Source Physics Project, which aims to provide high-quality, computer-based curricular resources to engage students in physics, computation and computer modeling. The team’s work has earned them the 2020 Excellence in Physics Education award from the American Physical Society.

Penn State Schuylkill hosts regional conference for physics teachers

The American Association of Physics Teachers Central Pennsylvania Section held their 66th annual spring 2018 workshop at Penn State Schuylkill. And, no, you didn’t have to be a clone of Sheldon Cooper—a Ph.D. and Sc.D. degree-level scientist—from the TV series “Big Bang Theory” to comprehend the subject matter or engage in the learning process.