2018 APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics at the George Washington University


The George Washington University (GW) is excited to have been selected as a host site for the 2018 APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP)! The conference will take place from January 12th to 14th, 2018, in the newly constructed, fully accessible, Science and Engineering Hall at GW's downtown Washington DC campus. The conference will include lots of fun and exciting activities: opportunities to learn about new, cutting-edge physics from senior women leading in their fields; workshops and panels on professional skills, life as a physicist and career opportunities in physics; opportunities to tour NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and other local labs and programs; a career fair; and a vibrant social program and outreach fair organized by the local Society of Physics Students (SPS) chapter. Please browse our website to learn more about the program, application process, available travel support, and our diverse local organizing committee; and consider applying to attend our Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics! We seek to make CUWiP at GW an inclusive, welcoming environment for all participants. If you have any concerns or questions about coming to this CUWiP, please see our FAQ, or feel free to contact us with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you!

The CUWiP at GW is open to students from the following states:

  • District of Columbia
  • Delaware
  • Maryland (East of Fredrick)
  • New Jersey (Trenton and south)
  • Pennsylvania (Eastern, Lancaster)
  • Virginia (North of Fredricksburg)

If you do not fall in the geographic catchment area for our CUWiP, please consider applying to one of the other sites:

  • Arizona State University 
  • Cal Poly Pomona/Pomona College/Harvey Mudd College
  • Columbia University
  • Iowa State University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Queen’s University (Canada)  
  • University of Kansas
  • University of North Florida
  • University of Oregon 
  • University of Toledo
  • University of Virginia
Students in Canada are encouraged to apply to the Canadian CUWiP at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. For more general information about the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics program, please see the APS CUWiP website

CUWiP 2018 Map

These conferences are supported in part by the National Science Foundation (PHY-1622510) and by the Department of Energy Office of Science (DE-SC0011076). Further details are available on the APS conference website

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