Colloquium: Does the Particle Really Go Through Both Slits? Answer: No
Associate professor Barry Ward will discuss communicating about quantum mechanics to non-experts today 4 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 12, in Physics Building 133. Refreshments will be served in PHYS 134 at 3:30 p.m.
Ward is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Arkansas. He holds a master's degree in theoretical physics from Trinity College Dublin and a doctorate in philosophy from Rutgers University. While he primarily works in mainstream philosophy of science, he has interests in the measurement problem and various other issues at the intersection of physics and philosophy.
Imann Mosleh, doctoral student chemical engineering, helped develop a method to synthesize inorganic nanoparticles using inhomogenous, or impure, biomaterials.
Merlin Kamgue, a doctoral student in the Educational Statistics and Research Methods program, has been accepted into the Southern Regional Education Board-State Doctoral Scholars Program.
Grant Wilson, a graduate student in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, successfully defended his thesis.
Mark Knight wasn't even considering entering a white-fleshed peach in the Chilton County Peach Festival contest in Alabama this year. His daughters talked him into it. On the morning of the contest, Knight had harvested some White County peaches, a variety developed by professors in the University of Arkansas Bumpers College and researchers in the U of A System Division of Agriculture fruit-breeding program. They looked good, and they proved to be blue ribbon peaches.
Twenty-two Panamanian students will begin their academics at Spring International Language Center before starting work toward degrees at the University of Arkansas.