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October 1, 2015 Colloquium

Speaker: Ray Frey University of Oregon

Title: State of the Department and LIGO update




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Physics Dept. Annual Fall Welcome Picnic

It’s that time of the year again, time for the Physics Department Fall Welcome Picnic! We will be holding our annual event on:

Saturday, October 3rd, from 5:00-10:00pm at Hendricks Park.

Burgers, and beverages will be provided but as always everyone should bring a potluck dish to enter for a chance to win great prizes for best appetizer, entrée, or dessert.

As you may or may not know, at the fall picnic we play a get-to-know-you game. This year, we want to know what you do: Please send a short description (140 characters) of your research to John ( If you


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Physics Professor Graham Kribs new theory of ‘stealth dark matter’ featured in ‘Around the O’ article:

‘The imprint of dark matter on the evolution of the universe is unmistakable, physicists say, but dark matter itself continues to evade direct detection. That may soon change.’

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