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Physics majors honored at Spring 2012 graduation - Meet Nobel Laureate Steven Chu

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Physics majors Matthew Jaffe and Patrick Breysse represented the Physics and Astronomy Departments respectively at the 2012 Eberly College of Science commencement ceremony as student marshals. Matthew is a triple major (E SC, Physics, and Math), did research at CERN, and with Profs. Jun Zhu and Martin Bojowald. Matt will be playing professional ultimate Frisbee this coming summer before entering the graduate Physics program at UC Berkeley in Fall. Patrick is a double major (Physics and Astronomy/Astrophysics), did research with Prof. Sam Finn, and won a prestigious Astronaut Fellowship while at PSU. Patrick played in the Penn State Blue Band all for years and will attend Johns Hopkins University next Fall. After the ceremony they both met Nobel laureate and Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu.