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Amherst College Science Center

My Experience at the American Physical Society Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

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By Fernanda Sophia Morais Laroca On January 19, twelve Amherst College students (including myself!) hopped in a car to Boston for the American Physical Society Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (APS CUWiP). CUWiPs are three-day regional conferences for undergraduate physics majors who identify as women or a gender minority, with the goal of helping them…

Eli Luberoff, CEO of Desmos, Visits Amherst

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By Ryogo Katahira On October 6, a man in his thirties wearing a hoodie and jeans entered a mechanics course classroom in the Science Center. He glanced at the blackboard with its simple energy diagrams while students and professors filed in. His demeanor was entirely casual, but he was the subject of the highly anticipated…

“Let’s Talk S’more About STEM”

On Tuesday, April 18, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm on Keefe’s Outdoor Patio, the final installation in a series of five STEM-themed s’more nights this year was held by the Loeb Center in partnership with STEMSibs. “Let’s Talk S’more About STEM” attendees enjoyed refreshments, met other students in STEM disciplines, and exchanged academic and career…