Diversity and Inclusion in Physics

Grinnell College embraces the inherent value of diversity.  Dialogue between people with different perspectives, values, and backgrounds enhances the possibilities for serious intellectual inquiry. The College is committed to creating an environment that respects the dignity and civil rights of all persons.

Members of the Women and Gender Minorities in Physics group

Women and Gender Minorities

Physics at Grinnell College has an active group for women and gender minorities. These students and female faculty meet several times a semester for both social and educational activities. All women and gender minorities interested in physics, whether you have declared your major or not,  are welcome to participate. Contact Professor Charlotte Christiansen for more information.  Title IX information

Members of Out in STEM holding bags of a colored substance to match the pride flag behind them

Out in STEM

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (OSTEM) is a student-organized group at Grinnell College. LGBTQIA+ students from all science majors meet several times a semester for socializing and support. All are welcome. For more information about the group, email OSTEM.

Visit the Stonewall Resource Center for more information about support for Grinnell's LGBTQIA+ community. 

Six black students attend the 2017 NSBP Conference.

National Conferences

Students and faculty attend national conferences focused on diversity in physics. Find out more about the group who attended the annual conference for the National Society of Black Physicists in November, 2017.

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