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Updated: September 27, 2018
Total number of tenure-track or tenured faculty
Number of women in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions
[Calculated] Percentage of women in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions
Total number of graduate students
Number of women graduate students
[Calculated] Percentage of women graduate students
Total number of post doctoral associates
Number of women post doctoral associates
[Calculated] Percentage of women post doctoral associates
Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.
The Graduate Student Parental Accommodation Policy applies to graduate students who:
have new childcare or related responsibilities due to a recent or upcoming birth or placement of a child under four years of age in the home for the purposes of adoption;
are the primary caregiver for the child or children new to the home;
are enrolled full-time at Michigan Tech;
are in good academic standing;
have completed at least one full-time semester at Michigan Tech.
If both parents are enrolled as graduate students, only one will normally be eligible for parental accommodation. Requests for consideration of an accommodation for both parents must be made in writing to the Graduate School a minimum of six weeks before the planned parental accommodation period. If the request is approved, both parents must then submit a formal application for parental accommodation.
International graduate students who are attending Michigan Tech full-time with a student visa or exchange visitor visa are encouraged to consult with International Programs and Services about their plans during the parental accommodation period to ensure compliance with immigration regulations.
Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?
Yes; not in stipend.
Do you have a Woman in Physics Group? If yes, please include link to their website if they have one.
Do you have a Physics Graduate Student Association? If yes, please include link to their website if they have one.
Yes we do have a Graduate Student Government.
What other relevant student groups are there in your institution?
Society of Physics students.
Has your institution ever hosted a Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics? If yes, which year?
Has your institution ever hosted an APS Climate Site Visit for Women and Minorities in Physics?
We did host a visit for Women and Minorities in February 2018
Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.
Please include the name of faculty or staff member and an email they can be reached at for further questions.
Professor and Department Chair