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Wayne State Welcomes Undergraduates From Around the U.S. for Physics Research Experience


June 17, 2013

REU program participants On June 6, professors at Wayne State University's (WSU) Department of Physics kicked off WSU's only National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program. This program aims to give undergraduates an opportunity to do cutting-edge research in astrophysics, and in particle and nuclear physics. Full Story

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Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research

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