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Announcement from the Diversity Committee

March 26, 2021

The Diversity Committee of the Department of Physics and Astronomy would like to offer more than just words as our hearts go out to Asian/Americans recently traumatized by mass violence, and to all in our community who live daily with … Continued

Physics & Astronomy Ally Spotlight: Maggie Jensen

October 29, 2020

The Ally Spotlight is a new project from the Diversity Committee designed to celebrate staff, faculty, + students who have taken the initiative to develop their allyship skills to help foster a more inclusive department. This month, we are featuring … Continued

Statement from the Physics & Astronomy Diversity Committee

June 12, 2020

From June 4, 2020 Many of us have reacted in horror to the senseless killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, and other recent acts of violence against Black Americans that have consumed the country. As a departmental community … Continued

Apply for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholar position

February 24, 2020

This semester, the P&A department will be choosing a graduate student to serve as a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholar responsible for planning events and organizing resources related to improving the department’s recruitment of diverse students at the undergraduate and … Continued

DataFest 2018 Winners

May 16, 2018

ASA DataFest 2018 @ Duke took place over the April 6-8, 2018 at Penn Pavillion with participation from over 380 students in 84 teams from nine schools (Duke, UNC, NC State, Wake Forest, Appalachian State University, NC A&T, NCSSM, College of William and Mary, Meredith). This … Continued

UNC Science is Awesome Outreach Day

April 26, 2018

    On the morning of Tuesday, May 15th, the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is hosting the 4th grade classes from three schools in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district … Continued