Upcoming General Body Meetings
Spring 2020 Meetings will be held biweekly on Thursdays at 6:00pm in SE341
March 5th: Medical Physics (Special Guest: Dr. Theodora Leventouri)
March 19th: Quantum Information (Dr. Warner Miller)
Python Bootcamp (Friday, March 20th 3:00pm-7:00pm and Friday, March 27th 3:00pm-7:00pm): Our Python Bootcamp acts as an introduction to coding with Python. Those with minimal to no knowledge of coding with python will leave the Bootcamp with the conceptual framework necessary to apply their knowledge to various areas, including research. Participants will also gain hands-on experience using Python via Google Colaboratory. Please visit our Python Bootcamp tab for more information and links to sign-up.
Past General Body Meetings
January 23rd: Introduction to SPS; Discuss GBMs and Events; Announce Elections
February 6th: Philosophy of Physics (Special Guest: Dr. Simon Glynn)
February 20th: Election Day
August 29: SPS Introduction/ General GRE
September 12: Physics GRE
September 26: Applying to Grad School (Special Speaker)
October 10: Importance of Programming & Research
October 24: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
November 7: Research Presentations
November 21: STEP UP 4 Women: How you can help increase women in physics
January 25: Semester Introduction
February 8: Talking Politics
February 22: Election Day & Reading and Writing Scientific Papers
March 15: Building Bridges
March 29: Building Egg Drop Devices
April 12: Egg Drop Competition & Bridge Competition
September 18: Kick-Off Meeting
October 2: Pathways in Physics & Making a CV Workshop
October 16: Introduction to Research & Research Presentations
October 30: General GRE & General GRE Jeopardy
November 13: Physics GRE & Physics GRE Kahoot!
November 27: Potluck
Owl Involved (Wednesday, January 15th 12:00pm-2:00pm on the Breezeway): We will be advertising our organization and doing demonstrations at FAU's semesterly student organization fair.
Owl Involved (Sunday, August 18th 2:00pm-5:00pm on the Breezeway): We will be advertising our organization and doing demonstrations at FAU's semesterly student organization fair.
Chipotle Fundraiser (Tuesday, September 10th 4:00pm-8:00pm): We will be raising money to host the Integration Bee. All you have to do is show up at the location (1666 N. Federal Highway, Suite A, Boca Raton, FL 33432), enjoy great food, and mention SPS or show the flyer at check out!
Trip to Florida State University's High Magnetic Field Laboratory (Thursday, September 12th - Sunday, September 15th): Join other physics majors on a tour of FSU's MagLab and FSU's campus, including the physics department and other laboratories. This is a great opportunity to meet professors and learn about possible avenues in the field of physics.
APS Plasma Expo (October 24th 8:00am-2:30pm & 6:00pm-8pm and October 25th 8:00am-2:30pm): We will be hosting demonstrations advertising SPS and FAU's physics program to local middle and high schoolers. More info here: http://fusioned.gat.com/dppoutreach/
Integration Bee (Friday, November 1st 6:00pm- 9:00pm at the Majestic Palm Room in the Student Union): Click here for more info!
Python Bootcamp (Friday, March 22nd and April 5th 3:30pm-6:30pm in SE319A): This is a two-part crash course for beginners. Attendees will learn the basics of learning how to code with Python.
Trivia Night (Friday, April 26th 7:00pm-9:00pm in SE341): Dress up as a nerd, team up and participate in trivia night to win a prize!
Movie Night (Friday, September 28th 7:30pm to 9:30pm in SE341): Join us in the lounge to watch "The Martian."
Halloween Event (Saturday, October 31st 7:30pm to 9:30pm): Join us at Downtown Ft. Lauderdale's Halloween celebration
Trivia Night (Friday, November 16th 7:30pm to 9:30pm in SE341): Show off your trivia skills and have a fun time with peers!