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Women in Physics and Astronomy

Upcoming Events


WiPA Life after Undergrad event

The Women in Physics & Astronomy (WiPA) group would like to invite to undergraduate women in physics and related fields to our “Life after Undergrad” event. We will provide a casual dinner with female graduate students & faculty, as well as a Q&A session with a panel of women from physics backgrounds and varied current careers. Please join us and meet and interact with other women in your field!

  • Date: Monday, October 21st, 2019
  • Time: 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm
  • Location: John T. Tate Hall (room 201-20)
  • RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/yy38lh2h by October 14th

Past WiPA Meetings & pictures

2019-2020: meetings | pictures
2018-2019: meetings | pictures
2017-2018: meetings | pictures
2016-2017: meetings | pictures
2015-2016: meetings | pictures
2014-2015: meetings | pictures
2013-2014: meetings | pictures
2012-2013: meetings | pictures
2011-2012: meetings | pictures
2010-2011: meetings | pictures
2009-2010: meetings | pictures
2008-2009: meetings | pictures
2007-2008: meetings | pictures
2006-2007: meetings | pictures
2005-2006: meetings | pictures
2004-2005: meetings | pictures

(No longer available) WIPA T-shirt

Graduate School Resources

Interested in graduate school? Planning for graduate studies in Physics and related fields is a good resource from the American Association of Physics Teachers.


Articles on Women in Science

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Contact Us
2018-2019 Officers
Email: wipa@umn.edu
Women in Physics and Astronomy
John T. Tate Hall, Room 201-06
116 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0112

Lis Stolik (Coordinator)
Kaylee Ganser
Jennifer Freedberg
Brenda Knauber
Fei Chen

Mission Statement

The Women in Physics and Astronomy (WiPA) group was established to raise awareness throughout the entire school of not only the important contributions women have made and continue to make in physics and astronomy, but also about the various mechanisms that make it difficult for women to make those contributions. Planned activities raise the visibility of women within the school and encourage interactions amongst female graduate students, faculty and/or research associates. It is hoped that the Women in Physics and Astronomy group will encourage a respectful climate for women in the school.

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