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Mike Farney, a professor at Dakota Wesleyan University who teaches physics, mathematics and astronomy, discusses electricity during Farney Festival, an event held Saturday at the Glenda K. Corrigan Health Sciences Center, DWU's new, $11.5 million science facility. (Chris Mueller/Republic)

Physics and turtlenecks at DWU celebrate campus 'character'

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Mike Farney can’t remember the day he put on his first turtleneck sweater. But since arriving at Dakota Wesleyan University in 1979, the physics professor’s white turtleneck and black pants have become his trademarks. “I did it because nature is simple, so I will dress simple,” he said.


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