The Society of Physics Students at NMSU

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) at NMSU is a passionate group of diverse students who share a love of physics. Members work together to promote the understanding of and inspire a passion in physics in and around the NMSU community. NMSU’s SPS chapter is active on campus and within the local community. SPS offers…
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Physics Summer Camp 2019

The physics summer camp was held in July and were a complete success! There was over 40 applicants and 25 students were accepted into the camp. Students were taught about acoustics, chemistry (spectroscopy), accelerators, the physics of superheroes, and astronomy! The students were also challenged with building a bottle rocket that would successfully launch and…
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Gadsden High School Outreach

Society of Physics Students visited Gadsden High School in order to recruit students into the program and get them excited about physics! Secretary Mariana Aldavaz planned out the day and the outreach event. We worked with five high school science teachers and presented to all 6 of their classrooms. We presented a slideshow and informed…
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Physics Fun Day 2019

Physics Fun Day was held on April 16th, 2019. The Physics Graduate Student Organization hosted the event and had help from the Society of Physics Students and Society of Engineering and Physics.

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STEMFest 2019

The NMSU SPS Chapter along with Dr. Jacob Urquidi held an incredible educational event at STEMFest 2019 on March 23rd! We are always glad to guide the next generation of STEM students! We presented some demos and helped students build their own flashlights using LEDs.

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Hillrise STEM Night

The Society of Physics Students visited Hillrise Elementary for their yearly STEM night. SPS took demos to show the students physics and get them excited about science. We also spoke to parents about their children at the middle and high school level for recruitment. March 20, 2019.

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Boys Scouts Visit 2019

The Boys Scouts of America visited the Department of Physics in order to attain their nuclear science badge. The Society of Physics Students planned and operated the entirety of the day with some help of their advisors, Dr. Robert Cooper and Dr. Marc Schlegel. We also want to mention Vice President Jorge Garcia for taking…
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