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Email: ricecuwip@gmail.com

Dr. Patricia Reiff [reiff@rice.edu]
Rice Space Institute, MS-108
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005-1892


This website supported the 2017 CUWiP Conference at Rice University.

Visit APS MEETINGS & EVENTS for updated conference info


Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP)

On the weekend of January 13-15, 2017, the Rice Department of Physics and Astronomy hosted a regional CUWiP meeting for undergraduate physics majors in the southeast region. The meeting was held on the Rice University campus in Brockman Hall for Physics. Sponsored by the American Physical Society, students attended the meeting free of charge.

Faculty sponsors were Prof. Marj Corcoran and Prof. Patricia Reiff. Student organizers were Mishaal Hassan, Elena Busch, Loah Stevens and Marielle Morris. Administrator was Umbelina Cantu.

2017 CUWiP Conference Sites

About CUWiP

APS Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) are three-day regional conferences for undergraduate physics majors. A typical program will include research talks by faculty, panel discussions about graduate school and careers in physics, presentations and discussions about women in physics, laboratory tours, student research talks, a student poster session, and several meals during which presenters and students interact with each other.

History and Organization


These conferences are supported in part by the National Science Foundation (PHY-1346627) and by the Department of Energy Office of Science (DE-SC0011076). Further details are available on the APS conference website.

For more details about the CUWiP program, and to apply, see the APS CUWiP Site www.aps.org/cuwip