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Society of Physics Students (SPS)

The Colorado Mesa University Physics program hosts an active chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS). The SPS is a national professional organization for undergraduate physics students. It promotes undergraduate research in physics, outreach at K-12 organizations and professional and career development in physics at the undergraduate level.

Soda fountain at an SPS meeting.

The Colorado Mesa University SPS chapter holds regular meetings accompanied by physics-related activities and demonstrations. The chapter has received several national awards for outstanding chapter and outstanding chapter advisor. The Colorado Mesa University SPS chapter also holds an annual pumpkin drop event in the fall and an annual egg drop event in the spring.

The Colorado Mesa University SPS chapter web site details activities and society events.

CMU SPS Facebook Page 

Past and Future Events

Zone Meetings

Spring 2018: Host joint SPS Zone 14 and 15  meeting

Spring 2011: Hosted SPS Zone 14 meeting

Spring 2007: Hosted SPS Zone 14 meeting

Annual Events

Pumpkin Drop with District 51- Fall 2011-2017

Egg Drop with District 51- Spring 2011-2017