NSBP 2019 Annual Conference
Registration is now available for the 2019 Conference. Students and professionals at all levels in their careers are invited to the 2019 Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists. Click the banner above to learn more about and to register the conference.
Recent NSBP News and Accomplishments
Dr. Elaine Lalanne named by a Top 100 Executive Leader
NSBP treasurer Dr. Elaine Lalanne has been recognized as one of the 2019 Top 100 executive leaders under 50 by DiversityMBA Magazine. DiversityMBA is a national leadership organization focused on integrating diversity and inclusion with talent management. The recipients received their official awards at Diversity MBAs 13th Annual Elite Business Leaders Conference & Awards Gala on September 9th and 10th at the Westin Chicago River North. Congratulations once again to Dr. Elaine Lalanne. You can learn more about this honor by clicking here.
Debt Campaign Update (2019)
Our debt reduction plan is in the final stages. You can click here to learn more about the history of our debt situation. The tremendous support from all of our financial partners and supports have allowed NSBP to be on the doorstep of being free from this hotel debt. As a result of our fundraising activities, including our online fundraising campaign, we have paid over $80000 towards the $100000 agreement.
Debt Retirement Campaign
NSBP is looking to raise nearly $70,000 by July 31, 2019 to be freed from our debts.
Hampton University Approved for 1st Official NSBP Student Chapter
On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, the National Society of Black Physicists executive board voted unanimously to confirm a petition from Hampton University Physics Students to formulate the first NSBP Student Chapter. Through a joint effort, initiated by former NSBP Student Representative Charles Brown (Yale, PhD Candidate), current NSBP Student Representative Joshua Burrow (University of Dayton, PhD Candidate), NSBP Student Council Members Dewan Woods (Purdue University, PhD Candidate) and Elon Price (North Carolina State University, Senior), and Maurice Roots (Hampton University, Senior), the group came together over the course of 3 years to put in place a process and establish by-laws.
NSBP at the ERN Conference
The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) was held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park February 21-23, 2019 in Washington DC. The ERN Conference is aimed at college and university undergraduate and graduate students who participate in programs funded by the NSF HRD Unit, including underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities.
Our MissionFounded in 1977 at Morgan State University, the mission of the National Society of Black Physicists is to promote the professional well-being of African American physicists and physics students within the international scientific community and within society at large.
Our SectionsThere are 16 Physics Sections of NSBP. These sections help plan symposia at our annual conference as well as other meetings, workshops, and mini-courses. They help keep the general membership aware of new and ongoing funding for research and training in the respective sub-fields. Each section is a forum for networking and information exchanges including student advising and mentoring as well as research collaboration.
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