After 46 years of teaching and research, physics professor Barbara Hale has retired.
She was one of the first two women in the physics department when she joined the S&T faculty as an assistant professor in 1973.
Hale has served as faculty advisor for the Eta Kappa chapter of Chi Omega since 1979. In 2014, she received the fraternity’s lifetime service award. She was named S&T Woman of the Year in 2013.