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Campus gears up for rare total eclipse of the sun in April

Location. Location. Location. The three most important words in real estate. Right? They’re also the three most important words that apply to the once-in-a-lifetime total eclipse of the sun that’s to happen on April 8.

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Dunham to assess value of space exploration in Brown Bag talk

A candid probe into America’s space exploration program will be given by Department of Physics Associate Professor Michael Dunham in a talk – “The Costs of Space Exploration: Is It Worth it?” – in the Brown Bag Lunch on Wednesday, May 3, from noon to 1 p.m., in Williams Center Room S204

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Public Astronomy Nights returning to SUNY Fredonia

Public Astronomy Nights, approximately weekly events where anybody from the campus and surrounding communities can attend public stargazing and telescope viewing sessions at the Kelly Family Observatory, are resuming at SUNY Fredonia.

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STEM courses on the rise in Honors curriculum

There are more Honors courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics than ever before at SUNY Fredonia – a far cry from the Spring 2016 semester, when Honors courses in STEM disciplines were mostly limited to College Core Curriculum General Education.

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Homecoming a virtual event this weekend

Homecoming 2020, organized by the Office of Alumni Affairs, will include several virtual programs in lieu of in-person events on Oct. 15 and 16.

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Physics student has project findings published in Research Notes of the AAS

Xi (Zach) Yek, a sophomore Physics major and a Keeper of the Dream Scholar, completed an astronomy research project and had his results published in Research Notes of the AAS (American Astronomical Society).

Dr. Michael Dunham

Dunham reaches for the stars and receives Hagan Young Scholar/Artist Award

Department of Physics Assistant Professor Michael Dunham, whose research and scholarship interests are in observational studies of star and planet formation, is the recipient of the 2020 William T. and Charlotte N. Hagan Young Scholar/Artist Award.

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Dunham named visiting scientist at Smithsonian observatory

Dr. Michael Dunham of the Department of Physics was appointed Visiting Scientist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Mass., for the month of July.

Michael Dunham, assistant professor of Physics,

Dunham gives presentation at American Astronomy Society meeting

Michael Dunham, assistant professor of Physics, was invited to deliver a presentation, “Surveying Low-Mass Star Formation with the Submillimeter Array,” at the 231st meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) on Jan. 9 in Washington, D.C. Determining how stars gain their mass and the resulting implications for planet formation is the focus of Dr. Dunham’s research.