our mission
The Anacapa Society promotes research in all areas of theoretical and computational physics at primarily undergraduate institutions. The Society facilitates professional contacts and collaboration, and supports the distinctive role theorists at undergraduate institutions can play in physics, the intellectual community, and the broader world.
The Reasons for and Goals of the Anacapa Society ring ripples in waterThe Anacapa Society is founded on our experience that there is something special and particularly exciting about working as a theoretical physicist while based at a primarily undergraduate institution (PUI). more>>
Anacapa closes out 2013 with successful conference The 3rd regional meeting of the Anacapa Society was held December 13-15 at Georgia Regents University (GRU). Superbly organized by Prof. Trinanjan Datta (GRU), the conference saw some three dozen participants -- here is a group photo -- gather for three days. more>>
Four Anacapans Awarded Grants in FQXi Large Grant Competition Four Anacapa Society members --- Ian Durham of St. Anselm College, Donald Spector of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Alexander Wilce of Susquehanna University, and William Wootters of Williams College --- have been awarded grants by the Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi). more>>
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