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APS Bridge Program student applications now being accepted (Deadline: March 21, 2014)
The APS Bridge Program provides 1-2 years of research experience, coursework, mentoring, and application coaching to students interested in pursuing a PhD in physics. African American, Hispanic and Native American students are strongly encouraged to apply. Students must be US citizens or permanent residents, and have received a bachelor’s degree in physics (or a related discipline) by summer 2014 to be eligible.
APS Bridge Program student page
Women in Physics (WIPHYS) Email Group
The Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) welcomes you to join WIPHYS, its electronic mailing list. WIPHYS is sent weekly and includes funding, job, and professional development opportunities for women. WIPHYS was “officially” started in January 1993, and now has over 900 subscribers. Join the Women in Physics Email Group
Who should attend: faculty, students, and administrators interested in increasing the number of underrepresented students pursuing PhDs in physics. For more information, see the APS Bridge Program Summer Meeting 2014 page.
Stay on top of the Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics
A new email list was created to share news, announcements, and deadlines related to the Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics. To join the list, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Subscription to CUWiP email list”.
2014 Katherine Weimer Award: Deadline is April 1
The Weimer award is open to any female plasma scientist who received her PhD within the ten-year period prior to April 1, 2014. Nominations are active for one selection cycle (three years). The award, established by the APS Division of Plasma Physics, consists of $2,000 and funds for travel to the annual meeting where the award is to be presented. The recipient will be invited to give a talk at the Division’s annual meeting. More details are available at the Katherine Weimer Award page.
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