2008 Conference Schedule

First Annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

January 18 – 20, 2008

Linsely-Chittenden Hall - 101

This weekend, 85 undergraduate women physics majors from all over the Northeast will descend on Yale for the First Annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics.  On behalf of the organizing committee, I’d like to invite you to the following talks:

Friday, January 18, 2008 - 7:30 P.M: Black Holes, Galaxies, and the Evolution of the Universe, Meg Urry, Yale University

Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 9:45 A.M.: Watching Proteins Fold One at a Time, Elizabeth Rhoades, Yale University

Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 11:00 A.M.: Harvard After Larry Summers, Howard Georgi, Harvard University

Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 1:30 P.M.: Expanding Opportunities for Women in Physics (telecast), Mildred Dresselhaus, MIT

Saturday, January 19, 2008 2:45 P.M.: Considering Alternative Careers in Physics, Elsa Garmire, Dartmouth University

Sunday, January 20, 2008 - 9:15 A.M.: The Role of Singularities in Dripping, Bubbling, and Splashing, Wendy Zhang, University   of Chicago

Sunday, January 20, 2008 - 3:15 P.M.: How to Hunt a Wild Neutrino, Janet Conrad, Columbia University

All the talks are in room 101 in Linsley-Chittenden hall on Old Campus.  We would be honored to have you join us for some of the talks–perhaps demonstrating to this enthusiastic pool of future graduate students how wonderful Yale is!

Elizabeth Jerison
Organizing Committee Member


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