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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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Joye Fehringer

Joye Fehringer

College of Arts & Sciences
402-458-1187 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 and Sciences.
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's degree 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.
Courtney Spilker

Courtney Spilker

College of Arts and Sciences
direct
800-432-3216 toll free
courtney.spilker@nufoundation.org
Courtney graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources with degrees in agronomy and agricultural education. After working in agricultural sales, she joined the University of Nebraska Foundation team in 2019 where her fundraising efforts are focused on UNL’s College of Arts and Sciences.
 

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