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  • PICUP Webinar: Why Integrate Computation?

    Tuesday, March 10th at 9 PM EDT / 8 PM CDT / 7 PM MDT / 6 PM PDT

    It's been almost a decade since the AAPT formally recommended "that every physics and astronomy department  provide its majors and potential majors with appropriate instruction in computational physics." In this webinar we'll explore why young physicists need computational skills and why faculty need to integrate computation deeper into their undergraduate coursework. Join the PICUP for a panel discussion focused on the question "Why integrate computation?"

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    The URL for joining the webinar via zoom will appear here the day before the meeting.

  • PICUP Capstone Conference 2020

    PICUP Capstone Conference: What has been accomplished, and what does the future hold?
    Dates: July 15-18, 2020
    Location: Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI

    In this conference, PICUPers will share what we have accomplished, and we will discuss how to move forward into the future. If you have attended a half-day, day-long, or week-long PICUP workshop, please join us!
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PICUP Member Spotlight

Michele Montgomery
How/what inspired you to get into teaching computation?

I don't teach computation as a course. However, I do include some computation assignments in general education courses like Astronomy to… more>

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