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The APS Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) are a set of regional conferences held at 12 different locations around the US and Canada. We are excited for you to join us for the 2019 CUWiP at The College of New Jersey! Our goal is to inspire, empower, and enable young scientists like you to pursue your academic and career aspirations.

Students from NJ, NY, PA, DE, CT should apply to the TCNJ CUWiP. Students in Canada are encouraged to apply to the Canadian CUWiP at the University of Ottawa.

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We have so much planned for you!

We have an exciting agenda that will enable you to engage deeply with academic and industry leaders to grow your scientific knowledge, professional connections, and personal empowerment. All scheduling is in Eastern Standard Time.

Day 1

Friday, 1/18/19

  • Registration

  • Optional Workshops - Session A

  • Optional Workshops - Session B

  • Opening Remarks

  • Plenary Talk

  • Dinner

  • Star Party (Optional)

Day 2

Saturday, 1/19/19

  • Breakfast; Opening Remarks; Panel: How I Got Where I Am

  • Workshops - Session 1

  • Break

  • Workshops - Session 2

  • Break

  • Networking Fair

  • Lunch

  • Keynote Speaker - Dr. Fabiola Gianotti, CERN Director-General

  • Break & Group Photo

  • Student Poster Session

  • Panel Session: Careers in Physics

  • Dinner

  • Trivia/Yoga (Optional)

Day 3

Sunday, 1/20/19

  • Breakfast

  • Plenary Talk: Prof. Emily Rice, CUNY–College of Staten Island

  • Break

  • Workshops - Session 3

  • Break

  • Student Research Talks

  • Lunch & STEP UP 4 Women

  • Closing Remarks & Awards


Register on the APS Physics site by November 16, 2018.

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You may have some questions about the conference.

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Driving directions and suggested modes of public transportation.

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Information on the conference hotel, arranged for and provided by TCNJ.

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