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Vashti Sawtelle & BLiSS Physics Course Featured in MSU Today December 5, 2017 Vashti Sawtelle & BLiSS Physics Course Featured in MSU Today

PERL co-director Vashti Sawtelle and her studio course, Briggs Life Science Studio (BLiSS) Physics, is featured in MSU Today.

Danny receives President's Distinguished Teaching Award November 29, 2017 Danny receives President's Distinguished Teaching Award

PERL co-director Danny Caballero wins the President's Distinguished Teaching Award

Vashti Sawtelle & Angie Little appear in The Physics Teacher September 11, 2017 Vashti Sawtelle & Angie Little appear in The Physics Teacher

PERL co-director Vashti Sawtelle and researcher Angie Little have been featured in the "Race and Physics Teaching" special collection of The Physics Teacher.

NSF grant awarded to Katie Hinko July 25, 2017 NSF grant awarded to Katie Hinko

PERL co-director Katie Hinko has recently been awarded an NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) grant to study the landscape of informal physics programming.

NSF grant awarded to PERL team July 17, 2017 NSF grant awarded to PERL team

Physics professors Danny Caballero and Paul Irving along with Education faculty David Stroupe ana Niral Shah were awarded an NSF STEM+C grant to help high school physics teachers integrate computing into their courses and study the effects on learning, instruction, and participation.

Danny Caballero to deliver TRUSE plenary January 25, 2017 Danny Caballero to deliver TRUSE plenary

PERL co-director Danny Caballero has been invited to deliver a plenary at the interdisciplinary Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education (TRUSE) conference held in Minneapolis (July 5 - 9, 2017).

Paul Irving publishes paper on physics identity December 16, 2016 Paul Irving publishes paper on physics identity

Assistant Professor Paul Irving published on a set of case-studies that unpack how undergraduate physics majors may develop a physics subject specific identity. 

Kelsey Funkhouser defends thesis proposal December 15, 2016 Kelsey Funkhouser defends thesis proposal

Fourth year astrophysics graduate student Kelsey Funkhouser has successfully defended her thesis proposal.

PERL graduate student Abhilash Nair awarded S3 grant December 10, 2016 PERL graduate student Abhilash Nair awarded S3 grant

Abhilash Nair, a second year physics PhD student, was awarded a $10,000 Science + Society @ State (S3) grant for his project, "Vital Signs: Bridging & Democratizing Physics."

Prof. Danny Caballero & team in Norway to develop Center for Computing in Science Education December 10, 2016 Prof. Danny Caballero & team in Norway to develop Center for Computing in Science Education

PERL Co-Director Danny Caballero has partnered with a team led by Anders Malthe-Sørenssen, professor of physics at the University of Oslo, Norway to develop the Center for Computing in Science Education (CCSE), which is one of 4 projects recently awarded the prestigious status of Center for Excellence in Education in Norway

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