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First-Year Interest Groups

Designed to bring together students with similar interests or academic goals, First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs) utilize block scheduling to create learning communities and simplify registration to two clicks. As part of First-Year Student Orientation, students will be invited to sign up for a FIG based on their interests and placement.

Society of Physics Students

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) exists to promote physics and a sense of community in the department, university and beyond. The SPS also helps students transform themselves into contributing members of the professional community.

Society of Underrepresented Physics Educators and Researchers

The Society of Underrepresented Physics Educators and Researchers (SUPER) is an inclusive group that provides support, community and opportunity to underrepresented populations in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Student Astronomical Society

We are Wayne State's student astronomy club working to build community among students who are interested in astronomy. This includes physics and astronomy majors as well as amateur astronomers and anyone else who is interested in learning more about space. We welcome all students, regardless of educational, scientific or astronomical background.