Please, keep in Touch!

We would like to keep in touch with all our graduates—hear about you, your family, job, promotions, professional honors, etc. Please go to, and fill out, our contact form us and let us know where you are and how you are doing. We can can then update our contact information database and be sure to keep you informed of what's going on in the department through our Physics & Astronomy Newsletter.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is very proud of its graduates who have gone on to be employed in a variety of exciting professions or to graduate schools across the country. Below are lists of just a sample of the organizations that have hired, and schools that have accepted, our graduates.

  • Department of Defense
  • DuPont
  • Edmund Optics
  • Fermi National Accelerator Lab
  • Haddonfield High School
  • Ingersoll Rand
  • LAN Engineering
  • Lockheed Marin
  • Sony Music
  • ThorLabs
  • Triton High School
  • U.S. Army
  • Boston College
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • Cornell University
  • Duke University
  • Kent State University
  • Lehigh University
  • Michigan State University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Ohio State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Maryland
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Yale University

Additionally, the Department of Physics and Astronomy has tried to involve all our majors with an opportunity to do research, travel to conferences, labs, and observatories. These endeavors are expensive and we ask our alumni help us continue to provide our current students with these opportunities. You can do so by making a gift (on the Donation form page you can enter Department of Physics & Astronomy in the box marked "Designation Instructions"). Gifts will be used to fund student experiences such as summer research opportunities and conference travel.

Award Winners

The Department of Physics & Astronomy selects up to three graduating seniors for meritorious awards: The Medallion for Excellence in Physics, The Dean's Outstanding Senior Award offered by the Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, and the Paul Dike Medallion for Excellence in Physics Science which is shared with the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry for students planning a career in eduction.  The link above will take you to our compiled list of recipients.

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