Past Events

2020

SWiP Speaker Series: Meredith Williams

4:00–5:00 pm Zoom

Each quarter, SWiP invites speakers from academia and industry to informally chat with students about their career paths and experiences. Meredith Williams is the Director of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control.

Oct 23

2020 Maria Goeppert-Mayer Lecture - Nobel Laureate, Physics 2020 - Andrea Ghez, UCLA

3:30 pm

The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy
Andrea Ghez, UCLA
Host: Young-Kee Kim

Oct 22

Undergraduate Research Information Session II

3:30–4:30 pm Zoom Webinar

Led by Tracy Nyerges, College Center for Research and Fellowships
Join us to learn more about Undergraduate Research at UChicago.

Oct 21

Lesya Horyn PhD Thesis Defense

11:00 am–12:00 pm

Lesya Horyn PhD Thesis Defense

Oct 21

Physics Colloquium

3:30–4:30 pm Zoom

The entropy of Hawking radiation
Juan Maldacena, Princeton IAS
Host: Carlos Wagner

Oct 15

Daniel Dutcher PhD Thesis Defense

2:00–3:00 pm

Daniel Dutcher's PhD Thesis Defense

Oct 15

Undergraduate Research Information Session I

12:30–1:30 pm Zoom Webinar

Led by Tracy Nyerges, College Center for Research and Fellowships
Join us to learn more about Undergraduate Research at UChicago.

Oct 12

Physics Colloquium

3:30–4:30 pm Zoom

Modern Explorations of Theoretical Physics
Henriette Elvang, University of Michigan
Host: Marcela Carena

Oct 8

SWiP Presents: "Careers in Physics: Tech" Panel with Google

6:00–7:00 pm Google Meetings

SWiP will be hosting a webinar with panelists from Google. Tune in with us as we learn about what opportunities are available to physics bachelors degree-holders, industry applications and timelines, the speakers’ transitions from academia to industry, and more!

Oct 7

SWiP Presents: Study Buddy Speed Dating

3:00–5:00 pm Zoom

3 PM for 130s Students, 4 PM for 140s Students
Good study buddies are hard to find, even without online classes. That’s why we want to help you meet peers with whom you can conquer weekly psets! Join us for an opportunity to (virtually) mingle with students in your class and find people who match your study style and goals.

Oct 4