Department of Physics

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    Alum honored for research

    Jeremy Perrin '13 was recognized by the American Physical Society as a finalist for the Apker Award for outstanding undergraduate research.

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    The Patuxent Partnership invests $1,000,000 in Physics Department.

    This investment supports the curriculum in applied physics.

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    Pathways to Careers

    Physics courses and special events include exploration and building professional skills.

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    Students intern at NAVAIR

    SMCM students talk about their research experiences at NAVAIR

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    SMCM STEM Navigators

    The Navigators program offers scholarships to students who major in the science or math and who demonstrate financial need. This program is supported by the National Science Foundation.

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The Physics Department at St. Mary’s is dedicated to creating an environment for students to learn and grow both as physicists and individuals.

Faculty actively pursue innovative teaching methods to improve student understanding and retention. Students are encouraged to pursue research alongside the physics faculty. Visitors are welcome!