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Support the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Support the Department of Physics and Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at UNL currently serves 60 graduate students and 60 undergraduate students who are majoring in Physics and/or Astronomy. Undergraduate and graduate students are studying and researching in four primary disciplines within the department: Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics; Astronomy & Astrophysics; Condensed Matter and Materials Physics – Nanotechnology; and High Energy Physics. In addition to providing exceptional educational opportunities, the Department of Physics and Astronomy houses many state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities. Among these include the Extreme Light Laboratory, which houses Diocles, one of the most powerful lasers in the world, the on-campus Student Observatory and Behlen Observatory in Mead, NE, where students can study astrophysical phenomena such as quasars and pulsating stars. Through the combination of state-of-the-art facilities and some of the best educational programming at the University, the future of the Physics Department looks very promising.


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Amber Antholz

Amber Antholz

College of Arts & Sciences
402-458-1182 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
amber.antholz@nufoundation.org
Amber has been with the foundation since 2000. She has a Bachelor of Journalism in Advertising and a Master of Arts in Journalism both from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She leads the fundraising efforts for UNL's College of Arts and Sciences. Amber enjoys being at the foundation because she has the opportunity to work with amazing university alumni and friends, talented students and faculty as well as dedicated colleagues.
Joye Fehringer

Joye Fehringer

College of Arts & Sciences
402458-1187 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
joye.fehringer@nufoundation.org
Joye has been with the foundation since 2007. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is passionate about her job because she enjoys bringing friends and alumni together to help advance the College of Arts & Sciences.
Amy Kloefkorn

Amy Kloefkorn

College of Arts & Sciences
402-458-1175 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
amy.kloefkorn@nufoundation.org
Amy joined the foundation in 2014. Her past experiences and skills building community relationships and partnerships with universities and other organizations across Nebraska serve her well here at the foundation.
Victor Martinez

Victor Martinez

College of Arts & Sciences
402-458-1185 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
victor.martinez@nufoundation.org
Victor has been with the foundation since 2013. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He enjoys meeting alumni who have had tremendous experiences at the university. He loves the fact that no matter where he meets alumni – in Lincoln, Omaha or any city on the east coast everyone is still a Cornhusker.
Joanna Nordhues

Joanna Nordhues

College of Arts & Sciences
402-458-1178 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
joanna.nordhues@nufoundation.org
Joanna has been with the foundation since 2005. She has a Bachelor of Journalism in Advertising from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She is routinely surrounded by extremely intelligent, kind and generous people who have achieved great success in their lives. She finds these interactions to be a wonderful way to spend her days.
 

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