CWUNews FeedNews Feed Drop Decoration Day, 24 Oct 2022 17:52:30<p><img alt="" src="/physics/sites/" style="width: 800px; height: 1234px;" /></p> <h4 style="text-align: center;">Pumpkin Drop/Trashcano<br /> Decoration and Submission Day</h4> <p style="text-align: center;"><br /> Come join us on Saturday Oct. 29th to decorate and submit pumpkins for the 2022 Pumpkin Drop! Event will be held at Central Washington University campus, between 2pm-4pm in DISC 302.</p> <p style="text-align: center;">Pumpkins will be available for purchase, and decoration supplies will be provided.</p> <p><br /> Want to decorate your own pumpkin, on your own time? Go for it! Bring in your decorated pumpkin, fill out a registration form, and pay the submission fee by 5pm on the 29th to ensure it&rsquo;ll be tossed off the roof at the <strong>Pumpkin Drop/Trashcano</strong> event, Oct. 30th.</p> <p><br /> After you&rsquo;ve given your pumpkin a fresh face, tell us its story by writing a short backstory (100 words maximum). This story will be read out for the audience before the pumpkin plummets to its doom!</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><br /> Pumpkins must be submitted with a complete registration form and backstory. Registration forms will be provided on the 29th, and are also available online at</p> <h4><br /> Pumpkins will be judged based on the following categories:</h4> <ul> <li>Loudest Splat - determined by decibel meter</li> <li>Best decorated &ndash; the pumpkin receiving the most votes</li> </ul> <p>Prizes: $100 to first place, $50 to second place, $25 to third place.</p> <h4><br /> Prices:</h4> <table border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" style="width:800px;"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Pumpkin</strong></td> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>$5</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Decorating</strong></td> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>$5</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>Submission</strong></td> <td style="text-align: center;"><strong>$10</strong> to enter a pumpkin in one category, <strong>$15</strong><br /> to enter for both categories.</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> </h4 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></table border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1" style="width:800px;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;"></td style="text-align: center;">Pumpkin Drop and Trashcano Event, 24 Oct 2022 16:50:58<p>The 2022 Pumpkin Drop &amp; Trashcano Event will be held on Sunday, Oct 30, 2022 beginning at 12 pm noon and run until the last trashcano<br /> erupts and the last pumpkin falls! The event features trashcanoes erupting on the north side of Discovery Hall and pumpkins being dropped<br /> from the roof on the south side of Discovery Hall.The Pumpkin Drop and Trashcano event is an annual fundraiser sponsored by CWU&rsquo;s<br /> Society of Physics Students (SPS), Astronomy and Geology Student clubs. All funds collected go to support club activities, outreach and<br /> fund scholarship.</p> <p>Visit the main <a href="/physics/node/2627">Pumpkin Drop</a> page.</p> Astronomy Club - Mondays, 14 Apr 2022 15:15:26<p>Astronomy Club will meet each Monday at 6pm in the Lydig Planetarium (Discovery Hall room 101) for Winter Quarter 2023.</p> Society of Physics Students Club - Fridays, 14 Apr 2022 15:14:38<p>The Society of Physics Students Club will meet each Friday at 11am in Discovery Hall room 201 for Spring Quarter 2022.</p> James Webb Launch Party Dec 4th 10:00 AM, 19 Nov 2021 15:53:27<p>CWU Physics will be hosting a launch party for the new space telescope!</p> <p><img alt="" src="/physics/sites/" style="width: 450px; height: 600px;" /></p> University of Oregon Master's Program Info Session, 19 Nov 2021 15:48:36<p>All are welcome. Join remotely via zoom or join the physics faculty in Discovery 202.</p> <p><img alt="" src="" style="width: 776px; height: 600px;" /></p> Astronomy Club - Mondays, 24 Apr 2019 13:30:05<p>Astronomy Club will meet each Monday at 6pm in the Lydig Planetarium (Discovery Hall room 101) for Spring Quarter 2022.</p> Society of Physics Students Club - Fridays, 24 Apr 2019 13:28:20<p>The Society of Physics Students Club will meet each Friday at 11am in Discovery Hall room 201 for Spring Quarter 2022.</p> Biophysics Club - Select Fridays, 24 Apr 2019 13:25:27<p>The Biophysics Club has decided to meet the following upcoming times this quarter:</p> <p>Friday November 19, 3pm, Discovery 201</p> <p>Friday December 3, 3pm, Discovery 201</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Molecular Biophysics End of Quarter Poster Session, 09 Mar 2018 15:25:16<p>The students of the Molecular Biophysics class will be presenting their work in a poster session in the Science I foyer. Everyone is invited to come and check it out.</p><p><img alt="" src="/physics/sites/" style="display: block; width: 90%; margin: auto;"></p><p><strong>Poster topics include:</strong></p><ul><li>"Simulating neuron action potentials at the molecular level"</li><li>"Modeling flora growth patterns based on metablolite concentrations"</li><li>"Diffusion-limited aggregation of proteins"</li><li>"Electrifying the Tode"</li><li>"Modeling Turing patterns"<br>&nbsp;</li></ul><p><strong>Science I Foyer</strong><br><strong>Friday, March 16, 8-10am</strong><br>Students in PHYS 322 will present their computational research projects.</p><p>&nbsp;</p></br></br></br>