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Physical Sciences

Visitor Night: The Dark Universe

Speaker: 
Dr. Kevork Abazajian
Professor of Physics & Astronomy
University of California, Irvine
Event date: 
June 21, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
UCI Observatory
Intended Audience: 
All
Open to public: 
yes
Cost: 
Free
RSVP to: 
http://ps.uci.edu/~observat/node/97
RSVP by date: 
June 21, 2014

Join us on June, 21, officially the first day of Summer, to explore the night sky from the UCI Observatory. Listen to a lecture by Professor Kevork Abazajian entiled "The Dark Universe". Learn about the nature of mysterious dark matter that binds our Galaxy together, and binds all other galaxies and produces the network that is the large scale structure of the Universe. Also learn about another dark component, "dark energy," which produces the acceleration of the Universe's expansion and whose discovery led to the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics.

Department: 
Physical Sciences

Brendan Char

Position: 
Financial Analyst
Department: 
Physical Sciences
Contact Information
Email Address: 
bchar@uci.edu
Office Phone: 
(949) 824-
Lab Phone: 
(949) 824-

Alana Matzat

Position: 
Financial Analyst
Department: 
Physical Sciences
Contact Information
Email Address: 
amatzat@uci.edu
Office Phone: 
(949) 824-
Lab Phone: 
(949) 824-

Nicole Karayan

Position: 
Administrative Assistant
Department: 
Physical Sciences
Contact Information
Email Address: 
nkarayan@uci.edu
Office Phone: 
(949) 824-
Lab Phone: 
(949) 824-

Tracy Culbertson

Position: 
Financial Analyst
Department: 
Physical Sciences
Contact Information
Office Phone: 
(949) 824-
Lab Phone: 
(949) 824-

Carolyn La Ferla

Position: 
Financial Analyst
Department: 
Physical Sciences
Contact Information
Email Address: 
claferla@uci.edu
Office Phone: 
(949) 824-
Lab Phone: 
(949) 824-

UCI School of Physical Sciences 2014 Commencement Ceremony

Event date: 
June 15, 2014 - 6:00pm
Open to public: 
no

Sunday, June 15
6:00 p.m. - Bren Events Center

Tickets required for entry

Speaker
Featured Speaker: Thomas J. Tierney
President, VitaTech International, Inc. and University of California, Irvine Foundation Trustee

National Anthem
To be announced

Physical Science Bachelors line up at 6:00 p.m.
Line-up Location: Tennis courts behind the Bren Events Center.

Department: 
Physical Sciences

Nancy Meng

Position: 
Office Manager
Department: 
Physical Sciences
Contact Information
Email Address: 
nmeng@uci.edu
Office Location: 
180 Rowland Hall
Office Phone: 
(949) 824-2985

PSUM Year-End Social

Event date: 
May 22, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Steelhead Brewing Co
Location: 
4175 Campus Drive
Location: 
Irvine, CA 92612
Sponsored / Hosted by: 
School of Physical Sciences
Intended Audience: 
Mentors and Students of the Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PSUM)
Cost: 
Free

Join us for this informal gathering of mentors and students to celebrate the completion of another successful year of the Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring Program (PSUM). The event will take place on May 22, 2013 at Steelhead Brewing Company between 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Department: 
Physical Sciences

PSUM Company Tour of The Boeing Company: El Segundo High-Bay Satellite Facility

Event date: 
February 12, 2013 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 
El Segundo, CA
Open to public: 
no
RSVP by date: 
January 17, 2013

PSUM students and mentors are invited to tour The Boeing Company: High Bay Satellite Facility in El Segundo,CA on February 12.  The tour will include a live look at military, GPS, telecommunication, and space satellites. We will be departing UCI (in UCI vans) at 8:00 a.m. and returning by 2:00 p.m. Please note that all attendees MUST be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents ("green card" holders).

Department: 
Physical Sciences