Originally known as the Outstanding Physics Major Award, this award was renamed to honor the memory of Stephen Weinreich who received it in 1982. The award is made to a senior physics major who demonstrates leadership through academic performance and service and has achieved academic distinction. The recipient's name is engraved on a plaque and a cash award is provided.
The Karioris Memorial Student Award was established to honor the memory of Mr. Frank G. Karioris, a member of the Marquette University physics faculty for forty five years. This award has several purposes:
This award is made to a junior physics major who fulfills these criteria and has achieved academic distinction. The recipient's name is engraved on a plaque and a cash award is provided.
Sigma Pi Sigma is the Physics Honor Society. It exists to honor outstanding scholarship in physics; to encourage interest in physics among students at all levels; to promote an attitude of service of its members towards their fellow students, colleagues, and the public; to provide a fellowship of persons who have excelled in physics.
The Marquette University Chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma was initially installed in 1947 and about 330 members have been inducted.
This award is presented to a senior teaching assistant who has shown both excellence in teaching and remained a consistent leader while serving as a TA in the physics department. This award recognizes the dedication, effort and ability to share knowledge with others while serving as a TA.