Program Details

University of Minnesota Duluth

Updated: August 02, 2012

How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?

8 faculty, 7 tenured, all male.

How many graduate students-- male/female?

11 male, 1 female

How many post doctoral associates - male/female?

1 female

Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.

Yes, there is a family leave policy available to graduate students with a 50% time appointment.

Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?

Family health insurance is available to students with graduate assistantships and fellowships. It is not part of the stipend but is reasonably priced.

Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.

We are small enough to be very flexible and accommodating, and would love for someone with this interest to help us shape our future department.

Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?


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