Society of Physics Students - Department of Physics - Colorado School of Mines

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Society of Physics Students

Members of the Society of Physics Students

The Society of Physics Students at  Colorado School of Mines is a professional association affiliated with the American Institute of Physics. Membership is open to anyone interested in physics.

The organization builds community, provides opportunities for improving effective communication and presentation, and reaches out to the campus and Golden community to help spread interest and excitement about science.

The local organization has been designated as an outstanding SPS Chapter by the national office, and has also won the Marsh White Award for community service. However, the main outcome of SPS is plenty of good times for the members. You can learn more by visiting the chapter's website.


Every year, the Society of Physics Students holds a Haunted Physics Lab, with members demonstrating various experiments in the spirit of Halloween. The 2016 Haunted Physics Lab takes place 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, in the Student Center ballrooms.

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