East Tennessee State University
Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geology
Department News
Summer 2007

General News

  • The Dept hosted an international Astronomical Conference on `The Biggest, Baddest, Coolest Stars' from July 16-18, 2007. The conference was held at the Millenium Center across the street from ETSU. Dr. Don Luttermoser was the chair of the Organizing Committee; Drs. Beverly Smith, Richard Ignace, Gary Henson, and Mark Giroux were members of the committee. For photographs from the Conference, click here.

  • Lattie Collins and Gail Carrier retired from ETSU in June 2007. For the last two years, Lattie had been working part-time as director of the Medical Professions student advising office. Gail was the secretary in the Medical Professions office. Lattie retired from the full-time physics faculty in summer 2005.
    A picture from the retirement party. Lattie is on the left, Gail is in the solid blue dress in the middle right. Dept Exec aide Debbie Starnes is in pink on the left.
    Left: Gail, Theresa Marlow, and Constance Alexander.
    Right: The cake.

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