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Why study physics?

A degree in physics provides valuable research and critical thinking skills which prepare students for a variety of careers. We offer physics majors and graduate students a high quality physics education with small classes in a research oriented environment. The programs are implemented by faculty who are excellent teachers and also maintain active, world-class research programs.

Our small class sizes, ground-breaking research opportunities, and one-on-one interaction with world class professors are just a few reasons to join our program.

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11th Annual November Demo Show

11th Annual November Demo Show


The USU Physics Department is proud to present the 11th Annual November Demo Show with Demonstration Specialist James Coburn.

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poster for CUWiP

CUWiP 2019


Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics to be hosted at Utah State University in January 2019. Now accepting applications.

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