Physics Group Research at Roanoke College


PURPOSE: to further the education of RC undergraduates through hands-on interaction pertaining to a research problem and personal connection with faculty-scholars. Research experiences are student-initiated and selected based on aptitude and interest level. Both summer and academic year research experiences are available for student education.

AREAS OF PHYSICS RESEARCH (Materials, Astrophysics, Education, and more)


Elvis the Calculus Dog

Elvis the Calculus Dog

Elvis, the 6-year-old pet of Dr. Tim Pennings, has found his way into the hearts of calculus lovers across the country by ingratiating himself in the world of calculus. Dr. Roland Minton discusses how he discovered Elvis and the relationship he has developed with both Elvis and Dr. Tim Pennings.

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