Starting a PhD this year is going to be more difficult than usual due to the global COVID-19 crisis. In this article we share some tips for welcoming the new graduate students to your Department virtually!
Today’s post for #BlackInAstro week looks at the underrepresentation of Black women in astronomy and physics, and summarizes two papers on their lived experiences in the field.
Black astronomers and physicists are drastically underrepresented in these fields. Here we break down the numbers, and look at research on the discrimination faced by Black students in STEM.
We at Astrobites believe that BlackLivesMatter. Come learn with us about ways to make astronomy more anti-racist!
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Do common curricula used in physics classrooms follow the principles of Universal Design? Today’s article, written by Nick Young of PERbites, details the findings of just such an investigation and reports possible modifications to improve accessibility of physics education.