Physics' Zellner Discusses Meteor Shower on WILX Newscasts
May 23, 2014
Nicolle Zellner, associate professor and chair of physics at Albion College, appeared on the May 23 evening newscasts on WILX, channel 10 in Lansing, to talk about the meteor shower that was forecast to appear in the early hours of May 24.
Zellner, a planetary scientist, received her Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2001 and has been teaching at Albion College since 2005. Read about her research on her blog.
Pressprich, '14, Featured on Cover of NCAA Champion Magazine
Carl Pressprich's already successful career as an Albion College student-athlete has taken a star turn. The physics major, third-year pre-engineering student and recent MIAA men's lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week is pictured on the cover of the latest issue of NCAA Champion magazine.
Pressprich Works to Secure Wireless Networks
Whether the field is academics or athletics, Carl Pressprich has used his work ethic and drive to excel. This semester, the physics major who is starting his third and final year in Albion's dual-degree program in engineering is writing computer programming language during a 16-week experience at the Oak Ridge (Tenn.) National Laboratory.
NASA Names Josh Cassada, '95, a 2013 Astronaut Candidate
Josh Cassada, a former Navy test pilot who graduated with a B.A. in physics from Albion College in 1995, was chosen by NASA as one of eight new astronaut candidates who will receive training for missions that, in the future, could include an asteroid and Mars.