Be Like Jill! WoPhyS’16 Conference

Are you an undergraduate student studying the physical sciences?

The Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences (WoPhyS ’16) is for you!

WoPhyS 2016 Conference

ALL undergraduate students with research interests in all areas of the physical sciences are invited to attend WoPhyS’16 in October.  From their page,

“Note that while this conference aims especially to promote the work of women in the physical sciences, we invite all undergraduate and graduate researchers from physics, chemistry, engineering, astronomy, and related STEM disciplines to attend, and to present their research during poster sessions.”

WoPhyS ’16 will be held Thursday, October 27 – Saturday, October 29, 2016 on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Present research accomplishments to peers and the academic community
  • Attend scientific plenary talks given by invited scientists
  • Participate in graduate school preparation workshops
  • Interact with science students and faculty from other universities
  • Tour facilities and labs, including the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

Registration for WoPhyS ’16 is available online, along with details about the conference location and accommodations. There is no registration fee and all local costs are covered. Travel scholarships are available for undergraduates who present a talk or poster.  

This will be an opportunity to get your undergraduate research presented to people with similar interests and career paths as yours, as well as give you a taste of the broad spectrum of specialization within physical sciences!

Click Here To Register

Fall Undergraduate Research Student Poster Forum

Thompson Library will be hosting the Undergraduate Research Student Poster Forum on September 15th, 2016. This is an excellent opportunity to present your summer research whether it is a work in progress or the final results!

Abstracts are due on July 29th and you can visit the link below for submission criteria:


Chemistry in the Ohio Department of Agriculture

The Ohio Department of Agriculture 

Have you decided what you want to do with your chemistry or biochemistry degree after college? 

With so many options before you, keep in mind the expansive area of study in agriculture.  The Ohio Department of Agriculture has great opportunities, already within Ohio for you to check out.ODA_University2013

The Internship program is titled ODA (Ohio Department of Agriculture) University. It is both an internship and a small scholarship to their college. The application deadline for this year has passed, but you can to apply for the internship 2017.  There are more details to follow on the 2017 internships.  This is an excellent chance to learn more and get real life experience.

There are many connections in Ohio to work with chemistry in Agriculture, and this internship will give you a taste of that.  Consider applying for the 2017 internship, and putting your knowledge to use next summer.  Below are links to more details.

2016 Internship Details

2016 Internship PDF