women in physics

Physics department to add new astrophysics major, biophysics track this fall

The University approved the new astrophysics major for fall 2019 last May. The physics department faculty approved the biophysics track this week and it’s expected to be an option by fall 2019 as well.

Curran Neenan | News Editor

WU launches mentorship program for women in physics

Washington University’s physics program will host a mentorship program for women in the physics department, beginning this semester.

| Contributing Reporter

Op-ed submission: Women in physics department

There are now no tenured nor tenure-track women on the physics faculty. Some people hypothesize that the department discriminates against women in hiring. This is not correct.

Jonathan Katz | Professor of Physics

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