Colloquium: Do Quantum Spin Liquids Exist?
Changsong Xu will discuss the quantum spin liquid state at 4 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 9, in Physics Building 133. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. in PHYS 134.
Xu received his doctorate in condensed matter physics from Tsinghua University, China, in 2016 and is a postdoctoral research associate in professor Laurent Bellaiche's group at the University of Arkansas. Xu's interests include ferroelectric, magnetic, and thus multiferroic systems. His work combines density functional theory, Monte Carlo simulations and quantum simulations to study novel phenomena of ferroic systems.
More information about this event can be found at www.facebook.com/uarkphysics.
The exercise will be held in the Garland Avenue Parking Garage from 9 a.m. to noon, with UAPD and NWA emergency responders taking part.
Graduate students will battle to win the U of A Three Minute Thesis competition starting at 2:30 p.m. today, Nov. 19, in Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Building Room 107E.
After almost 54 years of service, professor Ing-Chang Jong of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is retiring at the end of the year. The department will host a reception Dec. 7.
The Panamanian Student Organization invites all students to celebrate 'Panama's Month' from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge.
The Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to commemorate the lives of transgender people whose lives were lost due to anti-transgender violence. Events include a candlelight vigil at 5 p.m.