We are pleased to announce that of the recently selected KITP Scholars, three of them are members of the Anacapa Society. Those newly selected include Anacapans Mary Alberg, Stanley Radford, and Martin Veillette. Congratulations to all of them! For more information on the KITP scholars program, go here.
As of May 20th, 2008, we have 92 members who are theorists at primarily undergraduate institutions! Our members generally fall into one of three categories: faculty members at primarily undergraduate institutions; graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are considering careers at primarily undergraduate institutions; and physicists at other institutions who are supportive of our mission. […]
Local Organizers: Jiajia Dong, Hamline University Arjendu K. Pattanayak, Carleton College Tonnis ter Veldhuis, Macalester College Advisory Board: Herb Bernstein, Hampshire College Andy Rundquist, Hamline University Alex Small, Cal Poly Pomona Don Spector, Hobart & William Smith Colleges
The Anacapa Society held its second workshop for theoretical and computational physicists at primarily undergraduate institutions at Cal Poly Pomona, December 10-11. This meeting was jointly sponsored by the Anacapa Society and the Department of Physics at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The purpose was to provide an opportunity for dialogue on research and career […]
The Anacapa Society held its first Workshop for theoretical and computational physicists at primarily undergraduate institutions at Amherst College, August 17-20. The workshop was held at Amherst College, which is the host organization for the Anacapa Society. Support for the workshop was provided by the National Science Foundation under grant PHY-0758149, Amherst College, Hampshire College, […]
Less than a year after its founding, the Anacapa Society has received its first externally-funded grant. The National Science Foundation has awarded grant PHY-0758149 for the purposes of holding a four-day workshop on “Advancing Theoretical Physics Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions.” The workshop is designed to help theorists at undergraduate institutions maintain a high level […]
The Anacapa Society was founded on July 20, 2007. July 2007: E-mail contact list in place. August, 2007: Preliminary website creation and recruiting of members underway. January, 2008: Amherst College selected as host institution. March, 2008: Membership reaches 75. May, 2008: First grant awarded. (See here for more details!) 2009: Agreement reached with KITP to […]