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Student Organizations

Society of Physics Students
SPS is a chapter-based society that exists to help students transform themselves into contributing members of the professional community. The Lehigh University Chapter of SPS aims to foster an interest in physics in people of all ages and backgrounds, and give Lehigh students an opportunity to learn about physics outside of the classroom. The club hosts educational and social events to bring Lehigh students together, and to share knowledge of current events and opportunities. Learn more here.

Astronomy Club
The Astronomy Club was founded in 2012 to provide a means for the Lehigh community to express interest and become active in astronomy activities. Recent club activities have included both nighttime and daytime (solar) observing sessions, astronomy-themed movie nights, and an open house at the Special Collections Library to view Lehigh's rare collection of historical astronomy-related texts. Professor McSwain serves as the club's advisor.

Physics Graduate Student Association
PGSA at Lehigh University is formed primarily by physics graduate students. This club is open to all and anybody can participate in the events. If you are a graduate student and love physics, join us!

The Physics Graduate Student Association connects the physics graduate student body not only on a social aspect but also facilitates the sharing of information, resources, and best practices. Learn more here

Optical Society of America
The Lehigh University student chapter of the Optical Society of America (OSA) is a student-run organization interested in the promotion of optical science and technology. Our mission is to provide exciting educational, networking, and outreach activities for the Lehigh community. Anyone interested in optics is encouraged to join us and participate in our events! The OSA Student Chapter was founded by Mina Esmaeelpour, Corey LaFontaine, Ling Cai, Sudeep Khanal and Jeff Biser in Summer 2012. The advisor of the OSA student chapter is Prof. Jean Toulouse from physics department. The OSA student chapter has been merged with the SPIE student chapter that was founded in 2008 and was active until recently. Learn more here