WiPA Woman of the Month: Vera Rubin

womeninphysics/ July 5, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

A pioneering astronomer, Vera Rubin has made groundbreaking contributions to the field of astronomy. Her work confirmed the existence of dark matter, a substance that makes up 25% of the Universe’s contents and has yet to be discovered. Read about her story, here.

Coffee and Donuts with WiPA!

womeninphysics/ June 6, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

WiPA is hosting a coffee and donuts event in FRH 2153 on Thursday, June 7, 2018, from 2:00-3:30 p.m! Join fellow women in physics at UCI over free coffee and donuts!

AASWomen Newsletter

womeninphysics/ May 24, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

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

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Deadline 10/14: Attend the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

Anna Kwa/ September 24, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

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