Tag: PhET

Dropping names …

    Three award-winning UCCS faculty and staff will be recognized Wednesday at a reception. Those being honored are: Robert Camley, professor, Department of Physics. Camley was named a distinguished professor in October; Anatoliy Glushchenko, associate professor, Department of Physics. Glushchenko was named a winner of the Thomas Jefferson Award in January; Drew Martorella, executive [...]

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Five questions for Kathy Perkins


Growing up in a household of scientists may have influenced Kathy Perkins’ decision to study physics, but her desire to make a difference in people’s lives in a more immediate way pushed her into education research.

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Perkins represents PhET at Microsoft Awards                    


Kathy Perkins, director of PhET Interactive Simulations in the University of Colorado Boulder Department of Physics, accepted the $50,000 Microsoft Education Award on behalf of the program at the 2011 Tech Awards banquet in San Jose, Calif., on Oct. 19. The Tech Awards, a signature program of The Tech Museum in San Jose, selected PhET [...]

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Online science project at CU-Boulder to receive international award

15 global innovators recognized each year for applying technology to benefit humanity and spark global change.

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