Duke Physics hosts Physics for Females

Thursday, September 8, 2011

On June 6 students, postdocs and faculty members worked together to coordinate an outreach event for female high school students called "Physics for Females." Several Duke students, postdocs, staff, and professors volunteered to help with the event. The students were able to go on lab tours, hear a talk about special relativity and particle physics by Prof. Kate Scholberg, and play with physics toys and demos. The group hopes to hold a similar event next year. The event team included the following Duke Physics people: Kristine Callan, Albert Chang, Abe Clark, Seth Cohen, Joshua Dijksman, Someyah Farhadi, Prof. Henry Greenside, Hannah Guilbert, Fritz Kretzschmar, Jeff LaCosse (Durham School of the Arts), George Laskaris, Prof. Hannah Petersen, Prof. Ronen Plesser, Bonnie Schmittberger, Prof. Kate Scholberg, David Stein (Outreach coordinator for Duke), Patrick Wallace, Yingyi Zhang, and Rena Zhu. View pictures by David Stein here.