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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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Applications are closed. September 3, 2018: Application Opens
October 12, 2018: Deadline to Apply
November 16, 2018: Deadline to Register
January 18, 2019: Conference begins

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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

  • Check-in

    Brower Student Center Lobby


  • Tour of Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    Bus pickup: Outside Brower Student Center


  • Workshop A: Personal Branding through Your Resume

    STEM 102


  • Workshop B: Writing an Effective Personal Statement

    STEM 102


  • Opening Remarks

    Mayo Concert Hall


  • Plenary Talk 1: Jami Valentine Miller, PhD, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    Mayo Concert Hall


  • Dinner

    Brower 100


  • Star Party

    Quimby’s Prairie


Day 2

Saturday, 1/19/19

  • Breakfast

    Brower 100


  • Panel Discussion: How to Make the Most of CUWiP

    Brower 100


  • Concurrent Workshops - Session 1

    Various Locations


  • Break


  • Concurrent Workshops - Session 2

    Various Locations


  • Break

    Brower 100


  • Networking Fair

    Brower 225


  • Lunch

    Brower 100


  • Keynote Talk: Fabiola Gianotti, PhD, CERN

    Mayo Concert Hall


  • Group Photo & Break

    Quimby’s Prairie / Brower 100


  • Student Poster Session

    Brower Student Center Lobby


  • Panel Session: Careers in Physics

    Mayo Concert Hall


  • Dinner

    Brower 100


  • Trivia

    Physics & Math Bldg. P101


  • Yoga

    Empower Yoga


Day 3

Sunday, 1/20/19

  • Breakfast

    Brower 100


  • Plenary Talk: Emily Rice, PhD, CUNY CSI

    Mayo Concert Hall


  • Break


  • Concurrent Workshops - Session 3

    Various Locations


  • Break

    Brower 100


  • Student Research Presentations

    Various Locations


  • Lunch & STEP UP 4 Women

    Brower 100


  • Closing Remarks

    Brower 100


Registration

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

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FAQs

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Travel

Driving directions and suggested modes of public transportation.

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Accommodations

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

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About Physics @ TCNJ TCNJ’s Physics Department is recognized annually by the American Institute of Physics as one of the top producers of physics majors in the United States. TCNJ Physics also ranks 2nd nationally by number of physics teacher certifications, and it ranks among the top in the nation in the percentage of its graduates who have gone on to complete doctoral degrees, according to the National Science Foundation. Learn About Physics @ TCNJ

Slide This conference is supported by The College of New Jersey, the National Science Foundation (PHY-1346627), the Department of Energy (DE-SC0011076), and the American Physical Society. Further details are available on the APS conference website. Galactic Sponsors Atomic Sponsor Molecular Sponsors Quark Sponsor

Location The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
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