Fulton Native Named Winner at James Whalen Symposium at Ithaca College

ITHACA, NY – Gregory Fobes, a senior physics major in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College, was named a winner in the School of Humanities and Sciences category of the 18th annual James J. Whalen Academic Symposium.

The annual symposium held at Ithaca College highlights original research and creative works done by Ithaca College students in collaboration with faculty sponsors.

Fobes won for his presentation “Construction and Calibration of a Vector Flux-gate Magnetometer.”

The James J. Whalen Academic Symposium provides students with the opportunity to give oral and poster presentations on their senior and honors thesis projects and independent research, and to show their original creative work in the arts, including writing, music, theater and film.

Presentations are scored by a panel of judges on purpose/rationale, techniques and methods, conclusions, relevance, originality and visual appearance.