APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

APS Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) are three-day regional conferences for undergraduate physics majors. The 2016 series will be held at nine regional sites Friday, January 15 through Sunday afternoon, January 17, 2016. Students must apply to attend. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 16, 2015. Learn more at the CUWiP website.

Interested in Hosting a 2017 APS CUWiP?

The 2017 APS Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics will be held January 13-15, 2017 at multiple sites throughout the U.S. APS is now accepting applications to host a 2017 conference — apply by November 1, 2015. Find out more at the Host a Conference for CUWiP page.

APS Speakers List Featuring Women and Minorities

Planning a colloquium series and want to include a minority or female speaker? Check out the APS Speakers List! The lists contain names and contact information for physicists who are willing to give talks on a variety of subjects (with titles included).


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October 2015 (Volume 24, Number 9)

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Articles in this Issue
Open Access Could Mean Authors Pay to Publish
Physics in Iran After the Nuclear Agreement
CEO Robert Brown Discusses Plans for American Institute of Physics
Charges Dropped for Physicist Accused of Sharing Sensitive Technology with China
Blewett Fellowships Help Women Return to Physics
PhysTEC Book Shares Strategies for Educating Physics Teachers
Physicists Set Course for the Exascale
Cycling Across America … For Science!
Letters to the Editor
The Back Page
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Diversity Update
Profiles In Versatility