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APS Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) are three-day regional conferences for undergraduate physics majors.
The goal of APS CUWiP is to help undergraduate women continue in physics by providing them with the opportunity to experience a professional conference, information about graduate school and professions in physics, and access to other women in physics of all ages with whom they can share experiences, advice, and ideas. The national and local organizing committees of APS CUWiP strive to create a welcoming environment for all, including undergraduate women and gender minorities.
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A typical program will include research talks by faculty, panel discussions about graduate school and careers in physics, presentations and discussions about women in physics, laboratory tours, student research talks, a student poster session, and several meals during which presenters and students interact with each other.
Applications are now closed for CUWiP 2021. However, if you're interested in networking with other women & gender minorities in physics, sign up for our new APS Engage community!
Virtual CUWiP will be held Friday, January 22 - Sunday, January 24, 2021.
We are pleased to announce the 2021 Keynote Speaker, Dr. Mary James. Check out her bio and more information below.
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