The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a professional association designed for students. The Carthage chapter of SPS is open to all students interested in physics. The chapter is very active on campus and in the community, holding outreach events on and off campus, including Carthage Family Fun Nights, astronomy shows for area children in Carthage’s planetarium, and movie nights for SPS members. Carthage SPS helps organize two annual picnics with the Natural Science Division, including a Physics vs. Chemistry Softball Match. Other activities include outings to the nearby Fermilab and Yerkes Observatory, and participation in regional and national conferences. SPS also provides opportunities to learn about careers and research opportunities, and meet with top scientists in physics.
Every other Thursday at 11:45 a.m. in Straz 53
What are some of your org's major events and activities?
The Carthage chapter runs the planetarium in the new science building to show to both the on and off-campus communities, take road trips to physics conferences and meetings as well as host them on campus, have fun social outings, trips to educational science centers like the Adler Planetarium and Museum of Science and Industry, and engage with the other natural science clubs.
Why should people join this organization?
We have been named an outstanding SPS chapter by the American Institute of Physics for many years and are very engaged with the community on and off-campus. If you think physics is interesting and like participating in fun social events, engaging the public in science, and being a part of a close knit group this is the club for you!
Who can join?
Anyone is welcome to join!
Brian Schwartz, email@example.com