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Taylor Fest 2018

Date posted: March 9th, 2018

Our friend and colleague Philip Taylor, Distinguished University Professor and Perkins Professor of Physics, celebrated his 80th birthday this academic year.
To mark the occasion and celebrate his career we are organizing a symposium on March 29, 2018 featuring lectures by Phil’s colleagues past and present on a range of topics that reflects the breadth of Phil’s interests and friendships. …Read more.

Nominations are invited for the 23rd annual Michelson Postdoctoral Prize

Date posted: February 22nd, 2018

Nominations are invited for the 23rd annual Michelson Postdoctoral Prize Lectureship to be held Fall 2018 in the Department of Physics, Case Western Reserve University. The prize is awarded annually to a postdoctoral scholar active in any field of physics. …Read more.

CWRU Researchers Receive 1.2 Million from U.S. Air Force

Date posted: February 14th, 2018

Case Western Reserve University researchers from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics (Walter Lambrecht and Xuan Gao) received more than $1,200,000 in funding. …Read more.

Department to celebrate 50 years of the Standard Model

Date posted: January 18th, 2018


The Standard Model at 50 Years will take place in the Physics Department Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio, June 1-4, 2018. …Read more.

Request Information about our advanced degree programs -- Ph.D., MS and Entrepreneurship


Application deadlines:
Application deadline for the Ph.D. program: January 15. Application deadline for the M.S. in Physics and M.S. in Physics Entrepreneurship Track programs: May 1 for international students who require a new visa for study in the US (e.g., F-1) and August 15 for students who do not require a visa. Admission to the MS programs is on a rolling basis.

Doc Brown’s GRE Flashcards

The 24th International Symposium on Particles, Strings and Cosmology (PASCOS2018) will be here in June 2018.


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