A joint Fermilab/SLAC publication

Diversity & inclusion

Physics belongs to everyone.

04/30/19

A common language

Physics professor Jason Nordhaus is working to reduce barriers to STEM for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

04/02/19

Considering the whole student

Meet three scientists connected by the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master’s-to-PhD Bridge Program.

03/12/19

Decolonizing science through sci comm

Science writer Sibusiso Biyela aims to bring science back to South Africa’s Zulu communities.

01/17/19

Looking to the literature

Fermilab’s Inclusivity Journal Club seeks answers to difficult social questions in science.

12/13/18

Program offers students a refuge in STEM

REFUGES, started by physicist Tino Nyawelo, aims to give refugees and other underrepresented groups the tools to succeed in STEM.

11/08/18

From GED to PhD

Physicist Kira Burt dropped out of school at 16. Now she teaches students that anyone can be a scientist.

09/04/18

Changing the game

Willie Rockward applied to college with pro football dreams, but a physics scholarship set him on a different path.

07/24/18

Rewiring STEM education

The idea that science skills are innate and great discoveries are made only by “lone geniuses” is losing traction in STEM.

07/05/18

Out in physics

LGBT+ scientists offer advice for promoting inclusivity in a guide written for the physics and astronomy community.

05/08/18

Leveling the playing field

Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics aims to encourage more women and gender minorities to pursue careers in physics and improve diversity in the field.

05/29/18

Approaching disability like a scientist

People with disabilities are underrepresented in STEM.

03/13/18

LHC exhibit expands beyond the visual

The touring Tactile Collider event explores new ways to access Large Hadron Collider science through touch, sound and live interaction.

03/06/18

Bring a folding chair

National Society of Black Physicists President Renée Horton talks with Symmetry about finding a place to belong in physics.

09/26/17

Shining with possibility

As Jordan-based SESAME nears its first experiments, members are connecting in new ways.

 
06/22/17

African School works to develop local expertise

Universities in Africa are teaming up to offer free training to students interested in fundamental physics.

06/13/17

Fermilab en español (ES)

El laboratorio de física de partículas establece una conexión en español.

06/13/17

Fermilab en español (EN)

The particle physics laboratory makes a Spanish connection.

02/02/17

Road trip science

The Escaramujo Project delivered detector technology by van to eight universities in Latin America.

03/05/15

A second chance at a PhD in physics

At each step on the path to a physics PhD, the percentage of students from underrepresented groups drops. The APS Bridge Program aims to fix that.