UR Society of Physics Students Receives Another Award

Another framed certificate has been added to the Richmond Society of Physics Students wall of fame in the physics department. It joins previous awards for being an outstanding chapter in 2013-14, 2012-13, and several previous academic years.


The new award is the 2014-15 Blake Lilly Prize, which “recognizes SPS chapters and individuals who make a genuine effort to positively influence the attitudes of school children and the general public about physics.” In addition to the certificate, the award included a bound copy of the famous Feynman Lectures. The outreach activities of the Society include the Physics Olympics.