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Information for Students

Welcome Students!

In this section, find specialized resources for students in Middle School, High School, and College Level sections.

In our Middle School section, you can:

  • Get advice on coursework which will help prepare you to pursue careers in Physics fields.
  • Find suggested readings to find out more about the lives of famous Physicists.
  • Discover resources to help you to explore Physics, at home and in the classroom.

In our High School section, you can:

  • Get advice on coursework and activities which will help prepare you to pursue careers in Physics fields.
  • Learn about fun ways to explore science while connecting with other students.
  • Find information about Federal Student Aid and Physics programs, scholarships, and clubs.

In our College section, you can:

  • Get advice on how to tailor your undergraduate Physics program to prepare you for specific fields.
  • Find information about how to build skills and make connections through student organizations and job shadowing.
  • Discover resources for helping you decide on a graduate school, or finding and landing that perfect job if you are interested in entering the workforce upon graduation.
Alice White

Alice White - Physicist and Team Manager

Alice White was born in Berkley Heights,  New Jersey. Her father was also a physicist fro Bell Labs. She attended Middlebury College in Vermont. During the summers for her sophomore,  junior,  and senior years,  White worked as an intern for Bell Labs as part of their Bell Laboratories Summer Research Program for women and minorities. After graduation from Middlebury,  she was awarded a fellowship from the Bell Laboratories Graduate Research Program for Women. She went on to earn her Ph.D. from Harvard.

White is married to another Bell Labs Physicist,  and has two daughters.