Students are thoroughly trained in small, innovative classes by distinguished teacher-scholars. Majors learn perform innovative experiments in well-equipped labs. Undergrads conduct research that has a real-world impact, under the guidance of faculty. Fellowships are available for students interested in engaging in summer research.
VIDEO: Virtual Department Tour with Chair Randall Headrick (YouTube)
VIDEO: Physics Major Alice Blake talks about her Physics experience (YouTube)
At UVM, you’ll have opportunities for advanced study under the close supervision of faculty members and fellow graduate students pursuing research at the frontiers of physics. Graduates receive excellent training to prepare them for careers in academia, industry, or a variety of government agencies.
UVM recently completed construction of a new STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) complex. Discovery Hall and Innovation Hall together house state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms and research facilities to ready students for promising careers in STEM fields. As an incoming student, you'll have access to these world-class learning spaces, helping you develop your academic interests and preparing you for a rewarding career.