Here’s a copy of last week’s American Astronomical Society Women newsletter – as you can see, there’s a lot of both social and professional information in each letter. Feel free to subscribe if you find the information useful or interesting! ########################################### AAS Committee on the Status of Women Issue of May 19, 2017 eds: Nicolle Zellner, Heather Flewelling, Christina Thomas, and Maria Patterson This week’s issues: 1. Women in Leadership: It’s Not Just About Confidence 2. Astronomers Elected to National Academy of Sciences 3. Childcare Opportunity at MetSoc 4. Caltech Students Protest Return of Professor From Suspension 5. Five Ways
Hi all, Our next meeting will be Feb. 10 at 4 pm in Frederick Reines Hall room 3109.
Undergraduates interested in entering the aerospace or aviation industries should check out this summer internship experience. Deadline to apply is 12/5/16. http://www.brookeowensfellowship.org/the-experience/
Attention undergrads! The deadline to register for the 2017 west coast meeting of the APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics is Oct. 14, 2016. The meeting will be held Friday, January 13 through Sunday afternoon, January 15, 2017 at UCLA. For more information and to register, visit https://www.aps.org/programs/women/workshops/cuwip.cfm
Hi everyone! Need a break from midterms yet? Come grab dinner with us on Tues. 5/10 at Gina’s Pizza! The event starts at 5 p.m. but late-comers are always welcome!
APS/IBM Research Internship for Undergraduate Women Deadline is 2/14
When: 1pm on Friday, 1/29. Where: Gina’s Pizza, next to Albertsons on Campus Drive. What: This will be a very informal get-together for women in the Physics department, including undergrads, grads, and postdocs. Come hang out with us!
If you’re considering a career in physics/astronomy research, a summer research experience is the perfect way to get your feet wet. Check out the listings below to see a (long) list of available programs. 2016 Astronomy REU Sites 2016 Physics REU Sites Leiden Observatory (open to all international and US students)
Don’t forget to come to our kickoff event 5:00 p.m. Mon. 10/26 in FRH 2111 (tentative location)! We’ll talk a bit about the mentoring program as well as events we have in store for fall quarter, but mostly this is just to say hello and get to know each other. Dinner (Which Wich) provided. Grad students, don’t forget to head to the Physics Grad Caucus Pub Night after dinner!
…and welcome to our new website. Check back for updates, info, and events! As motivation to attend our social gatherings this year, here’s a photo from the dinner party graciously hosted by Virginia Trimble last year: