The Spectator

$750,000 grant awarded for research

Story by Brittni Straseske, Copy Editor

September 12, 2013

Receiving a $750,000 five year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy is somewhat like winning the scientific lottery. Matthew Jewell of the materials science department hit that jackpot this summer, receiving a grant to do...

Planetarium reopens

Story by Zack Katz, Copy Editor

February 14, 2013

For over fifty years, the university has been home to the L.E. Phillips Planetarium. A lack of a student and community audience forced the facility to be closed last year. However, as of Feb. 2, the Physics and Astronomy department...

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