Four LAS faculty on ‘Women in Physics and Astronomy’ panel Sunday, Feb. 9

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Four faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will participate in a panel discussion, "Women in Physics and Astronomy: Past, Present and Future," on Sunday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m. in 3 Physics Hall. Meg Urry, director of the Yale Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics, will be joined by Amy Bix, associate professor, History of Science and Technology; Beate Schmittmann, dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of physics; Elizabeth Hoffman, professor of economics; and Lee Anne Willson, University Professor of physics and astronomy.

Urry also will speak the following day, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. on "Understanding Black Holes and Active Galaxies" in the Dolezal Auditorium in Curtiss Hall.

Both events are part of the Women in STEM Series. Other speakers in the series are scheduled April 2 and 21. See the ISU Lectures Program for full details.

– Steve Jones