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The Society of Physics Students at Yale is a registered undergraduate organization dedicated to serving the physics community. Yale SPS hosts weekly study sessions (lovingly dubbed “pizza and pset night”) as well as biweekly dinners with students and physics faculty. We also organize bi-annual prize lectures where distinguished physicists are invited to speak and spend the day with undergraduate students. Additionally, the Society of Physics Students serves as a platform for mentorship and community-building – we host social events, and maintain a variety of resources and student-oriented help guides on our website. Yale SPS works very closely with the Physics Department, the Student Advisory Committee for Physics, and the department-elected peer mentors. Finally, Yale SPS is a chapter of the national Society of Physics Students, as well as a member organization of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) since 1998. We thus provide students access to AIP memberships and associated benefits, such as journal/magazine access and information about scholarships.

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October 12, 2020
The undergraduate research fair is an annual event which seeks to facilitate undergraduates with a physics interest to obtain research positions and to facilitate faculty in...
Top left to bottom right: Sam Borden, Tim Foldy-Porto, Stuart Nicholls, and Elizabeth Ruddy. No photo Lukas Baker and PJ Tuckman
May 22, 2020
Congratulations to Lukas Baker (YC’2020) Mathematics & Physics Major, Sam Borden (YC’2020) Physics (Int.) Major, Tim Foldy-Porto (YC’2020) Physics (Int.) Major, Stuart...
May 15, 2020
Miles Waits (YC’2021 Physics major) in one of eight juniors to win an F. Wilder Bellamy Jr. Memorial Prize for 2020 F. Wilder Bellamy Jr. Memorial Prize Established in...