Society of Women in Physics


Meeting Schedule & Notes

Bi-Monthly Meetings
These are social get togethers where the Women in Physics members can talk, study, and brainstorm ideas for the organization. The bi-monthly meetings are every other Tuesday at 12:30pm in the atrium of the Physics Research Building on the following dates during Spring Quarter 2011:
March 29
April 12
April 26
May 10
May 24

Discussion Nights
The organization will hold a more formal meeting once per quarter. The purpose of these meetings is to share ideas, discuss the goals of the organization, and update members on the plans of the organization. Information about the next discussion night coming soon.

Autumn 2010 Meeting Notes:
    September 10, 2010
    • Brainstorming ideas for the new academic year, including movie or bowling nights, and possible speakers for Discussion Nights.
    • Discussed collaborating with the Graduate Women in Physics group.
    • Complete meeting minutes

    October 19, 2010
    • The next Movie Night is scheduled for October 20, 2010. We will be watching "Up".
    • The next Discussion Night is scheduled for October 28th at 5:30pm in the Smith Seminar Room. The speaker is Dr.Jesser from the Women Studies Department.
    • Complete meeting minutes

    November 2, 2010
    • We are planning a bake sale to raise money for SWiP.
    • We discussed the possibility of having a video game tournament as a fundrasier for SWiP.
    • Complete meeting minutes

    November 19, 2010
    • The SWiP Bake Sale is scheduled for November 31st.
    • SWiP plans to collaborate with the Graduate Women in Physics group beginning winter quarter 2011.
    • Complete meeting minutes

Winter 2011 Meeting Notes:
    January 11, 2011
    • Our meeting schedule for winter quarter will be the first and third Tuesdays of every month, starting next week. The meetings are scheduled for 3:30 on Tuesdays.
    • Another bake sale will be held during winter quarter. We are discussing a Valentine's Day theme.
    • We started discussing the 2011 GRASP Summer Camp.
    • Complete meeting minutes

    January 18, 2011
    • We found out additional information about the video game tournament. If we decide to host it, it will be located in the atrium of the PRB.
    • Still searching for funding for the 2011 GRASP summer camp. Our hope is to host two sessions again this year.
    • Complete meeting minutes

A complete list of meetings notes dating back to 2008 can be found on the Meeting Notes Archive page.