Physical Sciences Student Organizations
As technology advances at an exponential rate, it is imperative that we begin thinking about how AI will interact with and impact society at different facets of daily life. An organization open to all majors.
A professional and social fraternity for men and women in the chemical sciences.
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.
An organization for anyone interested in Engineering and Science in the Armenian community.
Astronomy Live! is UCLA’s astronomy outreach program run by a group of graduate students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
A group of student scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs collaborating for a better tomorrow, making an impact–one project at a time.
A student-run sports statistics club that serves as a platform for sports research, data journalism, and machine learning applications.
Chi Epsilon Pi (ΧΕΠ) is a graduate student group in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at UCLA that works to support graduate students in our department.
CURE at UCLA aims to expose, interest, and prepare undergraduate students for an optimized and exciting research experience.
The Data Science Union at UCLA is a organization whose prime aim is the further the intuitive knowledge of individuals interested in Data Science.
Representing undergraduate and graduate students in EPSS.
An organization that produces a day packed with STEM outreach presentations to thousands of visitors each fall.
Working to increase visibility and promote student participation at all educational levels in the physical and life sciences through community college outreach events and a quarterly lecture series.
Queer and Trans in STEM is an organization for LGBTQ+ graduate and undergraduate students in STEM fields at UCLA. The goal of the organization is to promote inclusivity and empower people who are not as comfortable being open toward their colleagues.
An outreach club within the physics and astronomy department that focuses on teaching kids science in the Los Angeles area.
Fostering the success of science students, postdocs and professionals by providing a forum for academic, social and community activities and services.
An academic and social club where students interested in physics or physics-related activities come together to explore new things and have fun.
This organization encompasses students in AOS & EPSS, with some additional participation from P&A, Geography, and IoES students. The organization focuses on outreach and advocacy for women in a variety of geosciences.
The Society of Women in Statistics (SWS) is a group of graduate students, faculty, and staff of the UCLA Department of Statistics that seeks to foster a sense of inclusive community, encourage additional female students and faculty to join the Department, and promote the professional advancement of its members.
Social events, workshops, and guest talks for students interested in statistics and data science. Organizers of the annual ASA DataFest — the largest data hackathon on the West Coast.
Informs, empowers, and unites STEM transfer students at UCLA.
An on-campus student chapter of the world’s largest scientific society, open to undergrads and grad students of all majors.
The UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) offer upper division undergraduate students with outstanding academic potential the opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors on research projects. The programs are designed for students who wish to learn more about the graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in teaching and research. Applications for summer 2018 are due March 31.
This annual Student Alumni Association tradition gives undergraduates the opportunity to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics as well as to interact with alumni who graduated with STEM degrees.
UCLA CBGSA is a graduate student association for those affiliated with the chemistry/biochemistry program and are interested in science outreach in the community.
The Undergraduate Astronomical Society (UAS) is an exciting club in which students discover the wonders of space, participate in building competitions, go on trips, and have fun in general. Students of all disciplines are welcome!
Open to anyone interested in mathematics.
Upsilon Lab is a department-sponsored organization within the UCLA Physics & Astronomy department. Undergraduates in the department provide other physics, biophysics, and astrophysics majors the opportunity to learn valuable skills to succeed in their future endeavors, whether in research, engineering, or other fields.
WPS is an organization that seeks to create a supportive atmosphere for all women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields of study. Its goal is to provide encouragement and guidance to our members through research opportunities, academic related excursions, and social activities.
Graduate student organization dedicated to supporting women in physics and astronomy who are breaking the boundaries of women in science.
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