The Department of Physics and Astronomy has new state-of-the-art collaborative undergraduate laboratories, a biophysics research laboratory, collaborative computer rooms and classrooms and powerful computers. It also operates the Drake Municipal Observatory where regular public nights and other events take place.

The new Biophysics and Advance Physics Laboratory at the Department opened January 30, 2013. This is a multi-functional research and instruction space with modern equipment and instructional media.

The department also manages and presents Public Nights at the Drake Municipal Observatory.


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October 27, 2016
Indian scholar and environmental activist Vandana Shiva will discuss the impact of chemically-intensive agriculture and genetically modified organisms during a free public lecture next month at Drake University.