The University of Minnesota is proud to host a 2020 APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP). CUWiP is a three-day regional conference that will be held across the country the weekend of Friday, January 17 – Sunday, January 19, 2020. University of Minnesota will be one of thirteen universities hosting.

View the 2019 CUWiP Site Locations by Region

Meeting Goal

The goal of APS CUWiP is to help undergraduates continue in physics by providing them with an opportunity to experience a professional conference, information about graduate school and professions in physics, and access to other professionals in physics of all ages with whom they can share experiences, advice, and ideas.

Statement of Inclusivity

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the University of Minnesota CUWiP meeting is working with thoughtful intention to include diverse perspectives and issues related to diversity and inclusion into all conference programming. The LOC is committed to creating a positive and respectful atmosphere of learning and collaboration with all participants of the University of Minnesota CUWiP. The LOC stands in support of members of all groups. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns.

About University of Minnesota

With a vast array of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, UMN provides students at every level with hundreds of options to suit their personal academic goals. University of Minnesota is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research and the personal and intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community.

Within the School of Physics & Astronomy at University of Minnesota, we have very active research programs that span many areas of physics, from thermal effects in mesoscopic systems to the nature of the black hole at the center of the Milky Way.