October 2020

Weekly Department Tea: Though we aren't able to gather in the Reiss 5th Floor Lobby, the weekly department tea continues virtually. Drop in on Wednesday afternoons between 3:30-4:30pm to catch up with students, staff and faculty. Bring your own tea.

Student Organizations: Student-led groups within the physics department are planning a variety of activities for the fall semester.
  • GU Women in Physics: GUWiP is dedicated to promoting gender inclusivity in physics. To receive information about events, use this google form to sign-up to be a member or ally:
    • Contact: Eleni Hughes (eph44).
  • Society of Physics Students: SPS is a professional society for undergraduate students interested in physics. The GU chapter hosts social events, outreach activities, professional development workshops, and more.
    • Contact: Pia Bhatia (pb919), Madison Ascione (mla103).
  • Physicists Against Racism: PAR hosts group discussions about racism in society, in academia, and in STEM.
    • Contact: Davonne Henry (dh1006), Francis Antonyraj (fna15).
Many physics students are also active members of the GU Astronomical Society, which aims to provide the Georgetown community with opportunities to learn about the greater universe. Contact:
Prof. Emanuela Del Gado Elected as 2020 Fellow of the American Physical Society: Prof. Emanuela Del Gado, a Provost’s distinguished associate professor in the Department of Physics has been elected as a 2020 Fellow of the American Physical Society. More Info...

Christina Daniel Selected to be a Quantum Triplet in the QISE-NET program: Christina Daniel has been selected to be a quantum triplet in the QISE-NET programMore Info...

Pia Bhatia and Grace Feagin named Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Scholars: Physics majors Pia Bhatia (C’21) and Grace Feagin (C’22) have been awarded Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Scholarships. This merit-based scholarship recognizes high-achieving undergraduate women pursuing degrees in science, math, and engineering fields. More Info...
October 20: Prof. Brad Marston (Brown University) - El Niño as a Topological Insulator: A Surprising Connection Between Climate, and Quantum Physics. More Info...
Important Dates 
October 23: Deadline to submit abstracts for the 2021 APS March Meeting. For more information, visit

October 30:  Deadline to apply for the 2021 APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics. For more information, visit
Copyright © 2020, Georgetown University - Physics Department, All rights reserved.

506 Reiss Science Building
37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057
Phone: (202) 687-5984

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.

This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
Georgetown University · 506 Reiss Science Building · 37th and O Streets, N.W. · Washington, Dc 20057 · USA

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp