UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

  • Gillian working in the Physics lab
  • Angela working in laser lab
  • Robert checking the digital optical module
  • Laura presenting information on IceCube project
  • Vanessa, summer REU student
  • Launching the Trebuchet, Fall 2014
  • Planetarium Instructor looking at Constellations
  • PHYSICS NEUTRINO 08172012 KMH 6
  • Robert, Samantha, summer REU students

Physics

Welcome . . .to the UWRF Physics Department, part of the University of Wisconsin System's Center of Excellence for Undergraduate Physics and Chemistry.

We are dedicated to helping students learn physics/engineering by providing a rigorous curriculum within a supportive environment.

Our mission includes excellent teaching, individualized advising, quality scholarship and public outreach. 

See just a few of the opportunities we offer to help support your studies:

What does a physics major do?

Check out the incredibly diverse careers using physics.

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Alan Kruizenga

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"UWRF Physics Alumni Success Story" 


Astronomy Talks and Observatory Viewing

 
Tuesday, December 12
  • 8 pm - Talk: “God's Eye on the Sky: The Vatican Observatory”
  • 8:30 pm - Telescopes (waning crescent, not visible until late night or early morning)

Contact Us

Physics Department
physics@uwrf.edu
Phone: 715-425-3235
Fax:  715-425-0652