We are a student-led organization aiming to promote and foster interest in science. The group is open to any UT undergraduates with an interest in physics. All majors can add something new to the group's diversity. We engage in social events, outreach events, and professional research events involved with the global scientific community. Please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you're interested in understanding the science that shapes our world! Most of our efforts are described under projects.
We will host our weekly meetings on Thursdays at 5:00 PM in Nielson Physics room 604 (h-bar lounge). There is no required time commitment for the events, so you can be involved as necessary for your schedule. New this year are a multitude of different divisions within the organization. These committees range from outreach planning to additional course tutoring, and they are integral to the functioning of SPS. If you are interested in join SPS at UTK please fill out this Google form to let us know.
Please attend or participate in as many group events as possible! SPS is great for engagement, experience, networking, and resume building!
Also, consider becoming an official member of SPS National (optional). Benefits include subscriptions to two physics society newsletters such as the American Physical Society (AIP), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) etc. as well as many scholarship, internship, and leadership opportunities. The annual dues are paid by the department during your first year ($24.00 in subsequent years). To notify the department of your interest in joining SPS National, please fill out this form.
Check out our annual frozen pumpkin drop.
Find out about our chapter and outreach!