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NC State Physics is turning 100!

Let's Party November 3 & 4

What: Save the date for a fun, family-friendly weekend celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Department of Physics! Since its founding in 1917, the department has built a proud history of award-winning research and teaching that has shaped generations of students.

The celebration will feature talks by two of our very own alumni: NASA astronaut, Christina Koch (NASA astronaut) and WIRED blogger, Rhett Allain. The weekend will include informative talks given by current faculty and alumni, but will also include a selection of activities for science lovers of all ages, including hands-on demos and tours of several of NC State's iconic buildings. Check out the schedule for further details!

Who: This family-friendly event is open to all! Please come with your family, friends, anyone interested in physics at NC State

Where: NC State's Campus: James B. Hunt, Jr. Library (Centennial Campus) and Riddick Hall (Main Campus)

When: November 3-4, 2017


Online Registration has closed!

If you missed the deadline, but would still like to register, please email us at: We will also have a registration table set up each day at the event. Please stop by to sign up for the available events! We are excited to see you all there!