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Physics Students Present Research at National Conference

American Physical Society meeting

CONWAY, Ark. (April 11, 2013) - Six Hendrix students recently presented their research at the American Physical Society's national meeting in Denver, Colo.

The students include:

  • Dan Cargill '14
  • Katie Coughran '14
  • Vincent Gammill '14
  • Didier Muvandimwe '13
  • Grace Trees '14
  • Erik Urban '13

The students were accompanied by Hendrix physics professor Dr. Damon Spayde.

Muvandimwe and Urban received outstanding undergraduate research presentation awards from the American Physical Society and the Society of Physics Students.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit