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Patricia Rankin Publishes New Paper, Explores The Relationship Between Women and the STEM Workforce

June 20, 2017

Read Paper Now A review Professor Patricia Rankin co-authored with Dr. Donna Caccamise of the Institute of Cognitive Science at CU Boulder was just releases at the Toyko GS10 Gender Summit. This paper provides a broad review of evidence-based research, underlying theories, and interventions related to women’s representation in the... Read more »

Striving to help women feel they belong in physics

April 28, 2017

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Federal dollars spark aerospace, biotech, laser spin-offs

April 28, 2017

Kip Thorne gives 51st Gamow lecture at CU-Boulder April 27

April 20, 2017

View the Livestream video Kip S. Thorne, Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Emeritus at the California Institute of Technology, gave the 51 st George Gamow Memorial Lecture at CU Boulder on the topic of, “Probing the Warped Side of the Universe with Gravitational Waves: From the Big Bang to Black... Read more »

Blind student aims to help others reach great heights

March 23, 2017

Graduate Robert Blackwell Earns APS Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award in Biological Physics

March 21, 2017

Congratulations to PhD graduate Robert Blackwell for earning the 2016 Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Biological Physics. “I'm honored to be in such amazing company. There isn't a much better feeling than giving your hard work to the scientific community.” Blackwell said, “Having that work recognized is almost... Read more »

New Video Highlights Center for Theory in Quantum Physics

March 16, 2017

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Professor Rahul Nandkishore Named 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

Feb. 21, 2017

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Rahul Nandkishore for winning a 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship. The award was announced on Tuesday, February 21. "I feel honored to receive this prestigious award for my research in theoretical condensed matter physics” Nandkishore said. According to their web site, the Sloan Research Fellowships seek... Read more »
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Professor Margaret Murnane Wins Highest Medal from The Optical Society

Feb. 20, 2017

Congratulations to JILA Fellow and Physics Professor Margaret Murnane for winning the Frederick Ives Medal/Quinn Prize, the highest award of The Optical Society. The Award was announced on February 16, 2017. According to their site, Murnane earned the award, “For pioneering and sustained contributions to ultrafast science ranging from femtosecond... Read more »
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CUWiP Conference Brings Over 125 Women Physicists to CU Boulder Campus

View the Conference Site From Jan 13-15, 2017 the University of Colorado Boulder hosted a Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics, which was attended by approximately 125 undergraduate physics, astrophysics, and engineering physics majors. The conference featured many panels, talks, and workshops on topics such as career opportunities with a... Read more »

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