Community & Belonging

Yale Physics community members share their stories in weekly “Who’s Who” feature

a group of headshots Every week, we feature a community member in our Wright Lab events newsletter.  You can read their stories on our Who’s Who at the Lab webpage.

Paula Farnsworth helps Yale go round

image of mother and daughter Wright Lab administrative support staff member Paula Farnsworth was featured in a Yale Daily News (YDN) article by Rose Horowitch, entitled Paula Farnsworth: Helping Yale go round.  The feature is part of a series of articles in the YDN called “Our Community during the Coronavirus: A Profile Series”. 

YPPDO provides career resources to support students and postdocs who are interested in non-academic career opportunities

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The Yale Physics Professional Development Organization (YPPDO) is a graduate student-led organization that provides professional development resources to physical science PhD students and postdocs. In particular, the YPPDO focuses on exposing PhD students and postdocs to non-academic career opportunities and providing them with opportunities to develop the skills required to make the transition to these fields.

Wright Lab wears red to raise awareness of heart health matters and funds for the American Heart Association

Wright Lab hosted a special event in celebration of National Wear Red Day on February 7, 2020.  National Wear Red Day is an annual celebration to raise awarness and funds for the number one killer of women–cardiovascular disease.  Donations accepted at the event were sent to the American Heart Association (Greater New Haven Chapter).

For more information about our community, please reach out to any of us and/or see  our website.