Knox Grad Brings Stars to Students

a-2014-09-newquistFrom: Middlesboro News (Middlesboro, KY) –

(Knox grad) Dr. Larry Newquist, professor of physics at University of the Cumberlands (UC) since 1991, teaches astronomy not only at UC, but also to elementary and high school students in the local community using an inflatable planetarium.

“I enjoy teaching and the students of all ages seem to like the planetarium,” said Newquist… Newquist has three degrees in physics. He received his B.A. from Knox College in Galesburg, Ill. in 1981, M.S. and Ph.D. from University of Missouri in 1983 and 1990 respectively… Read more…