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Cal Poly Pomona Physics and Astronomy hosts Conference of Women in Physics

Conference for Women in Physics at Cal Poly Pomona

Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Science partnered with Harvey Mudd and Pomona College to host the American Physical Society’s (APS) Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics Conference (CUWiP). The three day conference is held simultaneously at 12 sites across the U.S. and Canada. The conference CPP participated in had the highest attendance of the 12 sites with over 200 women attending and our site streamed the keynote speaker, Patricia Burchat (Stanford) to the other 11 sites. The conference took place Friday January 12 through Sunday January 14 and Cal Poly Pomona hosted the Sunday activities which included a panel on careers in physics, a career exploration fair and breakout sessions on a wide variety of career options. The keynote on Sunday was Professor Schlichting whose work is focused on understanding planetary origins. The day concluded with a science show and ice cream made with liquid nitrogen.

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panel at CUWIP


demo at CUWIP


Group photo CUWIP at Pomona College


CUWIP event


Cal Poly Pomona Women in Physics