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Professor of Physics

April 7, 2011 – Day Two of the ICWIP

Today was the second full day of the ICWIP.  It was a full day starting with a terrific plenary session by Tebello Nyokong on the “Use of Lasers and Phthalocyanines in Cancer Therapy.”  Even though Dr. Nyokong is a chemical … Continue reading

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Day 1 of ICWIP – April 6, 2011

The first full day of the International Conference on Women in Physics (ICWIP) just finished.  The opening plenary Yan Lai Yan was “How Physics is Involved in Ancient Chinese Chime-Bells.” Dr. Yan mentioned going to the 1992 AAPT Winter Meeting … Continue reading

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Opening Reception of the 4th International Conference on Women in Physics

This was my first full day in South Africa.  Several of the US delegates, a delegate from the Netherlands, and I headed into Cape Town for part of the day.  We started at the Victorian and Alfred waterfront and ended … Continue reading

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Arrival in South Africa!

I am now in South Africa!  We had a 6 hour flight between Dulles and Amsterdam and a 12 hour flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town.  Ted Hodapp (APS), Rachel Ivie (AIP), and I were on the flight between Dulles … Continue reading

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4th International Conference on Women in Physics

April 4th – In Amsterdam waiting to get on the plane to Cape Town, South Africa.  Ted Hodapp, Lynn (his wife), and Rachel Ivie were on the plane from Dulles to Amsterdam.  I know that there are two others from … Continue reading

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India Higher Education Administrators Seminar, March 29, 2009

Integrating back into life in Bloomington, IL, has been interesting. The plane ride back to the US was long but I was able to sleep a few hours and watched many movies. Jeanne was on the same flight and waited … Continue reading

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India Higher Education Administrators Seminar, March 27, 2009

Today we met at the Fulbright House for a debriefing and our last interaction with Adam Grosky, Executive Director USIEF, and Sudha Rao, our program coordinator. We gave useful feedback to Adam and Sudha and then had a tour of … Continue reading

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