The University of Idaho Department of Physics is the primary Ph.D. granting physics department in the state of Idaho. Our faculty is internationally recognized for their outstanding research in physics. Our graduate students constitute an integral part of that research and many of our undergraduate students are active participants as well. We have strong research programs in nuclear physics, condensed matter physics, nanophysics, astronomy and computational bio-physics. We are a friendly and vigorous faculty who enjoy and take personal pride in involving students in the excitement and challenges at the forefront of research. We have a first-rate support staff that assists in all educational, research, and outreach activities.