President Peter Salovey welcomes students to the 2015 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics at Yale.
Attendees listen to President Salovey's welcome address.
President Salovey gives attendees some Yale and New Haven history and describes how diversity is an important ingredient for excellent science.
Yale professor Meg Urry, former chair of the Department of Physics and president of the American Astronomical Society, gives the first talk of the conference, discussing the challenges faced by women in physics.
Yale professor Bonnie Fleming gives students an overview of the current big questions in neutrino research.
In addition to talking about her research, professor Fleming gave the attendees tips for successful research careers.
A group photo of the attendees of the 2015 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics at Yale. The students represented 55 institutions.
Attendees chat during a coffee break before the next session begins.
Paul Tipton, chair of the Department of Physics, introduces the members of the graduate student panel.
Current graduate students Lucie Tvrznikova (Yale), Rachel Kurchin (MIT), Camille Avestruz (Yale) and Julia Salevan (Yale) answer questions about the application process and graduate school life.
Conference attendees respond to the unfiltered responses from the panelists.
A career panel, moderated by Yale professor Helen Caines, included a medical physicist, Emily Neubauer Sugar, a project manager at a hedge fund, Elissa Dunn, and the head of a high school science department, Isabel Corominas.
University of Buffalo professor Andrea Markelz discusses her research in biophysics.
Attendees make liquid nitrogen ice cream in the Berkeley Dining Hall.