Events Archive

EDI initiative "All Hands" meeting
Fri, Apr 1, 2022, 3:00 pm3:00 pm

All working groups will present ~5-10 minutes of updates on their ongoing projects.  We're looking forward to seeing you all then!

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EDI seminar: "Half the Sky: Gender Equity, Solidarity, and Support for Women in STEM"
Mon, Mar 7, 2022, 3:00 pm3:00 pm

Women are 51% of the population and, in Mao Zedong's timeless words, "hold up half the sky." In the context of astrophysics, science, and STEM, why are women
glaringly absent from studies of the sky, and what can we do as colleagues, researchers, and everyday allies to increase their representation and support their
success in…

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EDI initiative "All Hands" meeting
Tue, Dec 7, 2021, 2:00 pm2:00 pm

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 2 pm - 3 pm

All working groups will present ~5-10 minutes of updates on their ongoing projects.  We're looking forward to seeing you all then!
(Check emails or the EDI Slack channel for an update on location and/or Zoom link.)

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EDI seminar with Kasey Wagoner: "Simons-NSBP Scholars Program"
Wed, Nov 17, 2021, 4:00 pm4:00 pm

Please join us for the first in-person installment of the Seminar Series on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion hosted by the Department of Physics and the Department of Astrophysics. Guest speaker, Kasey Wagoner, will discuss the Simons-NSBP Scholars Program. 
Refreshments (cider and donuts) will be served outside…

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EDI initiative "All Hands" meeting
Tue, Oct 5, 2021, 2:00 pm2:00 pm

Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 2 pm - 3 pm

All working groups will present ~5-10 minutes of updates on their ongoing projects.  We're looking forward to seeing you all then!
(Check emails or the EDI Slack channel for an update on location and/or Zoom link.)

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EDI Summer Research Talk Series for Undergraduates
Wed, Aug 11, 2021, 12:30 pm12:30 pm

Speaker: Connor Holland, Princeton University Department of Physics graduate student
Talk title: "Lasers and Legos: AMO Through the Lens of a Graduate Student"
Abstract: Over the last decade, the subfield of Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics (AMO) has made direct…

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EDI Summer Research Talk Series for Undergraduates - Holmes
Wed, Aug 4, 2021, 12:30 pm12:30 pm

Speaker: Caroline Holmes, Princeton University Department of Physics graduate student
Abstract: Organisms sense the world through arrays of receptor cells, such as photoreceptors on the retina. In cases such as the compound eyes of insects, these arrays are nearly crystalline, while in…

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EDI Summer Research Talk Series for Undergraduates
Wed, Jul 21, 2021, 12:30 pm12:30 pm

Speaker: Adriana Dropulic, Princeton University Department of Physics graduate student
Talk title: "Searching for Dark Matter in the Milky Way"
Abstract: It is well-understood from Vera Rubin’s investigation of rotation curves of spiral galaxies that the majority of…

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EDI Summer Research Talk Series for Undergraduates
Wed, Jul 7, 2021, 12:30 pm12:30 pm

Featured speaker: Kelsey Hallinen, Associate Research Scholar/CPBF Fellow
Abstract: Our lab works at the intersection of physics and neuroscience to study the organism C. elegans. C. elegans is a small nematode that is about 1 mm in length, has only 302 neurons, and is a great organism to…

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EDI Summer Research Talk Series for Undergraduates
Wed, Jun 30, 2021, 12:30 pm12:30 pm

Featured speaker: Marianne Bauer, Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate/CPBF Fellow
Abstract: Gene expression is just one of the biological processes where physics can help form quantitative hypothesis, sometimes in the form of models, that can be investigated in conjunction with experiments. In this talk, I will…

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Summer Research Talk Series for Undergraduates
Wed, Jun 23, 2021, 12:30 pm12:30 pm

The EDI committee for undergraduate recruitment is starting up our summer research talk series aimed at undergraduates. The goal of this series is to have graduate students and post-docs give accessible talks about their research and how they got involved in their particular field. This is a great opportunity to get introduced to various…

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EDI initiative "All Hands" meeting
Wed, May 26, 2021, 3:00 pm3:00 pm

All working groups will present ~5-10 minutes of updates on their ongoing projects.  We're looking forward to seeing you all then!
(Zoom link will be sent via departmental email and the EDI Slack channel.)
 

EDI Seminar Series: Advancing Diversity at the PhD Level in Physics and Astronomy - Dr. Norman
Thu, May 6, 2021, 4:00 pm4:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Dara Norman, a Full Scientist and Deputy Director of the Community Science and Data Center at the NSF’s National Optical and Infrared Astronomical Research Laboratory (NOIRLab)
Dr. Norman will highlight examples of past culture change in the field, growing trends toward implementation of the values that…

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EDI initiative "All Hands" Meeting
Mon, Apr 12, 2021, 1:30 pm1:30 pm

EDI initiative "All Hands" Meeting
1:30 pm (ET), Monday, April 12, 2021

All working groups should plan to present ~5-10 minutes of updates on their ongoing projects.  We're looking forward to seeing you all then!
(Check Slack for Zoom link.)

To join the EDI and attend this event, please contact us at…

P4: Prospective Physics PhD Preview
Fri, Apr 9, 2021Sat, Apr 10, 2021

Attention early-undergraduates interested in learning more about graduate school!
The Princeton Physics Department Ambassadors are hosting a 1.5-day virtual workshop with Princeton Physics faculty and grad students. We will focus on how to get involved with research, crafting grad school applications, and understanding life as a…

EDI Seminar Series | "Advancing Diversity at the PhD Level in Physics and Astronomy" | Keivan G. Stassun, Vanderbilt University | via Zoom 
Thu, Mar 18, 2021, 4:00 pm4:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting
https://princeton.zoom.us/j/97268600627

Abstract: The under-representation of Black-, Hispanic-, and Native-Americans at the PhD level in physics is an order-of-magnitude…

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Seminar Series on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion | "The Time is Now: Findings from TEAM-UP Report to Increase the Number of African Americans with Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Astronomy" | Tabbetha Dobbins, Rowan University | via Zoom
Tue, Jan 19, 2021, 4:00 pm4:00 pm

To join seminar please click below:
https://princeton.zoom.us/j/93511620775

Meeting ID: 935 1162 0775

In December 2017, the American Institute of Physics (AIP) convened a committee of a dozen professionals to work…

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Seminar Series on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion | "From Conversation to Action" | Christopher Stubbs, Russ Porter, Benita Wolff | Harvard University | via Zoom
Thu, Dec 10, 2020, 4:00 pm4:00 pm

Russ Porter, Christopher Stubbs, and Benita Wolff will share their collective experience in moving Harvard further along the path to fully inclusive excellence.

Abstract: We will share our collective experience in moving Harvard further along the path to fully inclusive excellence. This is a high priority for the…

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Princeton Physics Graduate Admissions webinar
Mon, Dec 7, 2020, 3:00 pm3:00 pm

Join us for our second graduate admissions webinar! Open to any student considering physics graduate studies. To register, contact your region's Ambassador or fill out this form: http://ow.ly/LTfU50CBIpO.  Click here for details about the…