Workshops & Meetings in 2004

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March Meeting Sessions

Session N7

  • "Agnes Pockels: Life, Letters and Papers" Format - PDF 
      Christiane A. Helm (Institut fur Physik, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universitat, Greifswald, Germany
  • "100 Years of Monolayers at the Air/Water Interface: Agnes Pockels Scientific Legacy
    "Charles Knobler (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles
  • "Katharine B. Blodgett: Aunt, Friend and Physicist"
    Katharine Gebbie (National Institute of Standards and Technology) Format - PDF
  • "70 Years of Built-Up Films: Katharine Blodgett’s Scientific Legacy
    "Daniel Schwartz (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder

Session S4

  • "Feeding – Not Weeding: A Strategy to Grow More Women Scientists
    "Mary Pavone (Dartmouth College
  • "Recruitment and Retention of Female Graduate Students: What Have We Learned from the APS Climate for Women Program?
    "Laurie McNeil (Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    PowerPoint Presentation (UNC web site
  • "Gender Differences in the Careers of Former Postdoctoral Fellows
    "Gerhard Sonnert (Dept. of Physics, Harvard University
  • "What Works for Women in Undergraduate Physics?" Format - PDF
    Barbara L. Whitten (Colorado College)
  • "Pathways into Science for High-School Girls"
    Elizabeth Simmons (Michigan State University)
  • "Retention of Young Female Post-Doc Physics Researchers in the UK
    "Elizabeth Whitelegg (The Institute of Physics and The Open University

March Meeting Networking Breakfast

  • CSWP and the Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP) co-sponsored a networking breakfast on March 23, 2004 at the APS meeting in Montreal featuring a talk by Joanna Batstone of IBM on "Transitions and Survival SkillsFormat - PDF

March Meeting Survival Skills Workshop

  • CSWP offered a half day workshop covering such issues as establishing a scientific identity, combining work and family, and negotiation skills. 

April Meeting Sessions

Session B13

  • "Switching Fields in Physics: Finding the Right Job
    "Marla Dowell (National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • "Science Journalism: Reporting and Writing for Science Today".
    Charles Day (Physics Today
  • "Science Advising
    "Benn Tannenbaum (Federation of American Scientists
  • "Critical Behavior of Two Liquids
    "Gordon Thomas (New Jersey Institute of Technology

Session D13