PHYS 280 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Welcome to GLBL/PHYS 280! Our first class will be held on Tuesday, 1-21 at 2.00 pm in Loomis Laboratory 144. Writing laboratories will start on Monday, 1-27. First office hours will take place on Wednesday, 1-29.

We will use TopHat for lecture slides and clicker questions. TopHat will prompt you with a request to register for 280 later this week.

To get acquainted with the course, including required and recommended texts, please see the Course Description.

n.b. In all communication with 280 staff, please include 20p280 at the start of the subject line.

Throughout the semester, we encourage you to visit office hours to discuss research paper proposals and other class assignments. Office hours are held on Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Grainger Library. To allow time to discuss your work in office hours and then improve it, the standard time on Wednesdays when assignments are due by electronic submission is 10:00 pm. Please see the Schedule for due dates.

The Writers Workshop opens for Spring 2020 on Wednesday, 1-22. The Workshop provides feedback on writing in individual consultations. We encourage you to use this resource.

Under the Supplemental Information tab of the course menu, you can find resources for exploring how nuclear weapons and arms control have shaped our modern cultural imagination. These are provided for personal growth and exploration.

Stay tuned for extra-credit enrichment opportunities.