Facilities and Equipment

Facilities and Equipment

Physics faculty and students at Grove City College use cutting-edge equipment inside and outside of the classroom and lab to conduct research and publish their findings in leading science journals.

Lab spaces are located in Rockwell Hall, housing a spectroscope, an ultra-fast high-power infrared laser, a sputtering chamber, and a scanning tunneling microscope. In addition, the college has two observatories: the on-campus observatory and the Grove City College observatory near Edinboro, Pa.

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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physics and the campus have to offer.

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Physics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics secondary education take 116 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences​.​

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​ Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education.

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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Physics faculty at Grove City College.

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Internships

​The Department of Physics at Grove City College is committed to helping its students secure internships at some of the nation’s leading research facilities to advance their studies in specific interest areas.

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Summer Research Projects

Take an in-depth look at recent Grove City College student and faculty scholarly work in the Hopeman School of Science, Engineering and Mathematics.​

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