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News and information by and about the University of Colorado High Energy Physics Department.

Douglas Johnson receives a 2014 Fulbright Specialist award to work in Bhutan

Douglas Johnson is a 2014 Fulbright Specialist recipient. He will be spending 6 weeks at the Institute of Language and Culture Studies in Taktse, Bhutan. Along with working to increase the capacity of the Internet and Computer Technology staff, he will be working with ILCS lecturers to integrate computer technology in the classroom. Through a generous donation from the i>clicker company and the University of Colorado, he will be introducing i>clickers to the lecturers. This is perhaps the first use of i>clickers in a Bhutanese school. Please see the report on the use of i>clickers, an electronic response system, in Bhutan.

Professor William Ford was awarded 2006 Panofsky Prize.

University of Colorado at Boulder physics Professor William Ford has been awarded the American Physical Society's 2006 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics. Ford received the national award in recognition of his research to better understand the innermost workings of matter, especially the nature of radioactive decay. He has spent the better part of 30 years working on collider projects, including electron-positron annihilation experiments, from which findings have been used to help piece together clues about the early evolution of the universe. more...