Welcome to Women in Physical Sciences

Welcome to the undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences club! The purpose of our organization is to create a supportive atmosphere for all women in every physical science field. Our club offers social and career development, including monthly lunches with professors, workshops to build research and presentation skills, and opportunities to attend conferences all dedicated to supporting women in sciences. Please feel free to give us some feedback so we can make this club even more awesome.

Game Night!

Hey everyone! Want a break from midterms? Join us this Thursday for Game Night at 5pm in the 4th floor conference room (4-708 in PAB).
There will be food and drinks, games, and fun physics people!! 
Hope to see you there!

-WPS Officers 

CUWIP Info Session

For those participating in CUWIP, there will be an info session at 4:30 this Thursday (January 7). There will be FREE BOBA! We will answer questions and provide information about travel arrangements and the conference.

CB Luce Program

Hi everyone!

The CB Luce Program is offering stipends for undergraduate women, specifically those in their second or third year. This sitehttp://www.ugresearchsci.ucla.edu/luce.htm has more information on the application process, as well as the link to the actual application.

In order to apply, you will need to prepare a one to two page research statement, a one-page personal statement, and a recommendation letter from the professor. 

Grad student panel!

    On Thursday, November 12th, WPS hosted an all-women physics grad student panel! Our panel was comprised of five amazing physics and astronomy grad students: Samantha, Laura, Elizabeth, Helen, and Gurleen. They gave aspiring undergraduate physics students a more detailed (and realistic) idea of grad school. We learned about their interesting research, the graduate student life, the application process, gap year decisions, and much more! A big thank you to the panelists and for everyone who showed up!

First Lunch Fall 2015!

Hello all!

Join the Women in Physical Sciences (WPS) for our first lunch of the quarter on the Physics and Astronomy Building 3rd Floor Patio on Thursday October the 15th from 1-3 (You don't have to show up for the entire lunch!) for some free subway sandwiches and cookies! This first meeting is designed more to create a safe environment for women in the physical sciences to simply meet one another and talk!

Hope to see you there!

First Meeting Fall Quarter 2014

Our first meeting this quarter is going to be Thursday of Week 2 (October 16th) from 2:00 to 4:00 on the 3rd floor Physics and Astronomy building patio. Come for food and friends!

Undergraduate Physical Sciences Poster Day

Women in Physical Sciences is spearheading a new event this year! The Undergraduate Physical Sciences Poster Day is an event for anyone participating in or wanting to learn more about undergraduate research. Here's a short blurb about the event:

Women in Physics Conference

Apply to attend the annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics! Hurry hurry hurry the deadline is November 1st!

http://cuwip.physics.berkeley.edu/

Check out the "Conferences" tab for more information. Once you apply, please fill out this googledoc so we know who is attending.

Interesting Article: So Few Women in Science

If you believe the playing field is equal, then any action you take is privileging women. But if you know that women are being undervalued, then you must do something, because otherwise you will be losing people who are qualified.
-Meg Urry, professor of physics and astronomy at Yale

Check out the full article here.

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