Women in Physics

Posted by: victorb 1/14/2016 12:40 AM

Women in Physics
Thursday, January 14, 2015

This weekend, hundreds of undergraduate women will gather at Old Dominion University for a conference focused on helping them continue careers in the field of physics. Almost half of all undergraduate physics departments in the U.S. have no female professors, and in 2014 women earned less than 25 percent of bachelor degrees in physics, and less than 20 percent of doctoral degrees in physics. Today we'll talk with students and local leaders in the field about the importance of supporting women pursuing careers in physics and other STEM fields.

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