Minorities in Physics
APS is committed to the inclusion of underrepresented minorities in physics and has spent decades working on programs to increase recruitment and retention of African American, Hispanic American, and Native American physicists.
National Mentoring Community
An effort to increase the number of underrepresented minority students who complete bachelor’s degrees in physics.
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APS Bridge Program
Encouraging African American, Native American & Hispanic American Ph.D.s
Created to measurably increase the number of physics Ph.D.s granted to underrepresented minorities over the next ten years by establishing a set of bridge programs that facilitate student transitions from undergraduate degree programs to graduate school.
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Brochure & Poster
Poster: Conquer Your Universe, Master Physics!
Aimed at minority students, this vibrant poster will encourage all students to master physics and gain a better understanding of their physical universe.
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Luz is fascinated by the way optics problems relate to the real world. “There was something about lenses that made me want to study more,” she says.