The registration for the NSBP Fall Conference 2016, “The Value of the Minority Physics Student: A Talent Source for America’s Technical Future”  is now open!  This year’s conference will be held on October 27-30, 2016, at Fermilab, in Batavia, IL.  There is no registration charge for students (undergraduate, graduate, and post doc) and the first 100 to register will

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On this upcoming Earth Day, April 22, Earth Day Network will unite with the March for Science on the National Mall in Washington DC to take a stand against policies that ignore scientific consensus and ultimately put human lives at risk.  We will be hosting a national teach-in, rally and march to advocate for scientific

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Hadiyah-Nicole Green

Monday, 27 February 2017 by

February 27, 2017 The National Society of Black Physicists honors. Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green. Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green was orphaned at a young age and was raised by her aunt and uncle in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended Alabama A&M as the first person in her family to go to college. While at Alabama A&M, her aunt

Stephon Alexander

Sunday, 26 February 2017 by

February 26, 2017 The National Society of Black Physicists honors Dr. Stephon Alexander. Stephon Alexander was born in Trinidad, before moving to the United States when he was eight. He grew up in the Bronx, New York City and attended De Witt Clinton high school. Alexander completed his Bachelors of Science from Haverford College in

Aziza Baccouche

Saturday, 25 February 2017 by

February 25, 2017 The National Society of Black Physicists honors Dr. Aziza Baccouche. Dr. Aziza Baccouche has made a career connecting scientific research to the people it could affect, such as informing patients about medical developments and getting more minority students interested in science. She became legally blind at the age of 8, and ever

Jedediah Isler

Friday, 24 February 2017 by

February 24, 2017 The National Society of Black Physicists honors Dr. Jedediah Isler. Jedidah Isler developed an interest in astronomy at the age of 12.   She studied physics at Norfolk State University where she earned a BS degree, graduating with honors.  She then went on be one of the first three student members of the

Stephen McGuire

Thursday, 23 February 2017 by

February 23, 2017 The National Society of Black Physicists honors Dr. Stephen McGuire. Nuclear physicist and physics professor Stephen C. McGuire was born on September 17, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana. McGuire was the first generation of his family to attend high school and college. After graduating as valedictorian, McGuire went on to attend Southern

Herman White, Jr.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 by

February 22, 2017 The National Society of Black Physicists honors Dr. Herman White, Jr. Dr. Herman Brenner White, Jr. was born on September 28, 1948, in Tuskegee, Alabama.  He is an African American physicist, scientist, and community leader. As a youth, White was raised in a segregated but intellectually self-sufficient Tuskegee community.  White attended the

Claudia Alexander

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 by

February 21, 2017 The National Society of Black Physicists honors Dr. Claudia Alexander. Dr. Claudia Joan Alexander was born May 30, 1959, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  She was an African American (raised in Santa Clara, California) research scientist specializing in geophysics and planetary science. Born in Canada, but raised in California, a young Alexander

Peter Delfyett

Monday, 20 February 2017 by

February 20, 2017 The National Society of Black Physicists honors Dr. Peter Delfyett. Dr. Peter J. Delfyett was born on March 8, 1959, in Queens, New York.  He is an African American electrical engineer, professor, and an optics and photonics research scientist. Delfyett received his B.E. (E.E.) degree from the City College of New York in

Nadya Mason

Sunday, 19 February 2017 by

February 19, 2017 The National Society of Black Physicists honors Dr. Nadya Mason Dr. Nadya Mason was once world class gymnast, as a member of the U.S. National Gymnastics Team; Today she is a world class physicist as a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Professor Mason earned her BS degree in physics from