Our Mission

Both inside and outside the classroom, the University of St. Thomas Physics Department provides undergraduate students with a broad understanding and appreciation of physics, cultivates problem-solving skills involving analytical, experimental and computational techniques, and teaches how to effectively communicate technical ideas.  We strive to instill values that enable individuals to responsibly engage the world in which they live.


Three Undergraduates Honored by Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:23:30 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

Cecilia Gentle and Sarah Millholland were awarded scholarships, and Erik Sathe was granted an honorable mention by the prestigious and competitive program.

UST in the News for April 1, 2014

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:06:19 +0000 by: St. Thomas Newsroom by: author

A student commentary on climate change, why fish isn't considered meat, and an appeal to lower prison phone rates are featured in this week's headlines.

Three Juniors Honored by Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:32:40 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

Ryan Augustin, a junior majoring in biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that honors outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Juniors Elizabeth Annoni and Mark Painter were named honorable mentions.