Five questions for Amy Roberts

March 20, 2018

CU Denver physicist gravitates toward mystery of dark matter. Amy Roberts hiking in the Grand Canyon. Some might flee from the dark and mysterious, but Amy Roberts runs headlong toward it. She joined the Department of Physics at the University of Colorado Denver last fall as an assistant professor. Roberts’... Read more »

Physics Students Win National Recognition

Jan. 6, 2018

Student-Led Physical Sciences Organization is Honored with Award from the National Office of the Society of Physics Students as an Outstanding Chapter The University of Colorado Denver chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is the second... Read more »

New Physics Faculty

July 29, 2017

The CU Denver Physics Department has hired two new Assistant Professors - Dr. Amy Roberts and Dr. Anthony Villano. Dr. Roberts will be joining the department this fall, and Dr. Villano will be joining the department in the fall 2018 semester. Welcome!Read more »

PHYS Fall 2017 I-Prep Schedule

July 25, 2017

The CU Denver Learning Resources Center will be offering "I-Prep" (Intense Preparation) sessions for Physics courses which are designed to help students brush up on key concepts that are foundational in their courses. Please see the flyer below for more information.Read more »

Randy Tagg – Physics and Cancer Research

July 14, 2017

Students play key role in physics/medical research project For Randy Tagg, associate professor of physics, the statistics are stark and compelling. Oral cancer is the sixth most common form of cancer in the United States with just a 50 percent survival rate five years after treatment. Nearly four years ago... Read more »

Martin Huber – Cryogenic Dark Matter Search

July 14, 2017

The hunt for one of the universe’s greatest unknown particles The Soudan Underground Laboratory rests deep in the earth—more than 2,000 feet below the surface—in an inactive mine in northern Minnesota. Today, it is one of the leading underground science and engineering laboratories in the United States, and Martin E... Read more »