UMD Department of Physics & National Institute of Standards and Technology 

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Photo: 2014 Mid-Atlantic CUWiP

Please join UMD and NIST as they host their second CUWiP Friday, January 17 through Sunday, January 19, 2020!

Visit UMD-NIST CUWiP 2020 for more details, and read attendee Anna Grafov's reflection here.

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

For more on the history of the CUWiP, visit the American Physical Society website. 


Student applications are open September 3 - October 4, 2019

Visit for the application. 


The University of Maryland/NIST conference site is located in Region 10.

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 CUWiP poster 



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These conferences are supported in part by the National Science Foundation (PHY-1346627) and by the Department of Energy Office of Science (DE-SC0011076). Further details are available on the APS conference website



UMD Physics Department

Physical Measurement Laboratory, NIST

UMD Women in Physics

American Physical Society CUWiP