Physics Community Organization (PCO)



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1) Mission Statement

The Physics Community Organization (PCO) aims to foster community within the physics department. PCO is run by graduate students, for graduate students, and encourages connections among students from different entrance years, research areas, and cultures. We aspire to make the UMass Amherst Physics Department a welcoming and collaborative environment for all graduate students.

2) Members

PCO Head - Andrew Toler (

PCO Committee Members - Robert Keane, Dyson Kennedy, Catherine McCarthy, Joanna Wuko

3) Upcoming Events


Women+ in Physics:

Quantum Talks: 

Soft Matter Talks: APS March Meeting Practice Talks, Friday Feb 23rd and Mar 1st, 12:15 PM, LGRT 1033

ACFI Journal Club: