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Nebraska MSREC WoPHY11 Conference

The University of Nebraska held its third Women in
Physics Conference October 20-22, 2011, organized by MRSEC faculty member Axel
Enders. The theme of this year’s conference was “Materials Girls.” The
conference highlighted progress in Materials Science done by undergraduate
women in physics, chemistry, and engineering at colleges and universities. Over
75 undergraduate students from 24 states participated in this year’s conference
and most of the students presented either invited oral talks or posters.

Highlights of the WoPHY11 Conference included:

  •  plenary talks by
    accomplished women scientists from around the country
  •  invited
    presentations by undergraduate students upon nomination by their faculty mentor
  •  career workshop
    where women faculty shared their experiences with the participants
  •  poster session,
    conference banquets, and social events for the students to discuss science and
    connect with each other
  • lab tours at the Physics
    Department of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln