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Professor Dick BeersCSM physics Professor Dick Beers loves what he does. He becomes animated as he explains his love of the classroom and his desire to make physics understandable to everyone. He always wanted to teach, but his career in nuclear weapons and national response got in the way. The Yale graduate ended his career as the CEO of a multi-million dollar consulting firm and willingly took a major pay cut to teach at CSM's Prince Frederick campus. Professor Beers knows people often have preconceived notions about physicists–that they have unkempt hair and that they're boring. He also knows he can undo those notions in a few class sessions. He's known for his effective use of physics "toys" such as a solar-powered model car and a pendulum. He gets students involved and he starts out using terms everyone knows—relating complex topics to common items.

Professor Dick Beers conversing and laughing with students
"I'm trying to get people interested and excited about physics,"
said the Yale graduate.
Faculty member, Dick Beers, working on a Physics project in class.
Faculty Spotlight.  Dick Beers.

CSM Physics Professor and Yale graduate Dick Beers becomes animated when talking about physics. READ MORE

Points of Distinction
  1. Preparing students at all mathematical levels for transfer or career placement

  2. Earning 2009 Faculty Excellence Award ~
    Professor Seremet

  3. Offering NEW Associate of Engineering degrees ~
    Computer Engineering and
    Electrical Engineering

  4. Expanding opportunities for transferring students
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