Carr, Physics Department seek to improve graduate education

The Physics Department’s perpetual quest to improve how it educates students is moving into largely uncharted territory: graduate-level classes.

Inspired and informed by the department’s innovative teaching faculty, three years teaching in the McBride Honors Program, and his own longtime interest in pedagogy, Professor Lincoln Carr set out a year ago to revamp a course in classical mechanics to better prepare students for the intensive research that will make up the bulk of their graduate school career…  Read more…