November 13th, 2020

This week you will be emailed the specific date and time of your enrollment appointment for Spring 2021 courses. Graduate students will be eligible to enroll starting on Monday, December 7, 2020.

Most of the Physics courses will be offered online for Spring 2021, with the exception of some in person lab courses.  The course preview website gives you an idea of what courses will be offered for Spring 2021.  A full listing of courses and modality will be available in early December through

You can place your order here.

Temporarily reduced cost parking options for graduate and professional students. The new rates will go into effect November 5, through August 31, 2021.

The School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking graduate student employees to volunteer once a week for COVID-19 surveillance testing.
Upcoming Events

See the departmental events calendar to be sure you don't miss any of the upcoming seminars, workshops, or journal clubs, workshops!

Date: November 13th-16th, 2020
Fill out the google form to get access to the movie this weekend.  The film will be screened on vimeo for 72 hours, from Friday Nov 13 @ 8pm to Monday Nov 16 @ 8pm. We will then use the Friday Nov 20 GREAT IDEAS Department Coffee Hour to host a discussion about the film.  Any questions or issues, contact Joelle ( or Kayla ( 

Date;  November 17th, 2020;  5:00 PM
It will be a conversation between Rich Kleiman, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder, Thirty Five Ventures and Marc Lasry, Co-Owner of Milwaukee Bucks and Co-Founder/CEO – Avenue Capital Group.
Students need to register in advance here (Password: wisco)

Date: December 3rd, 2020; 12:00 – 1:00 PM (Online)

Deadline: December 11th, 2020

Everything you should know about the changes to the commencement related events scheduled for December.
Professional Development

The following items are event highlights from the UW-Madison Graduate School Office of Professional Development:

Date: November 13th, 2020. 11:00 AM CST (Online)

Deadline: November 13th, 2020
Questions? Contact

Date: November 20th, 2020. 11:00 AM CST (Online)

Final – November 25th, 2020
A UW-Madison-wide venture studio, turns ideas into funded software businesses.
Employment Opportunities

NADP has an opening for 20 hours/week for 6 months to help with motor boxes and sensor repairs. Please contact Mark Olson if interested.

Postdoctoral Positions in quantum thermodynamics and information in the group of Nicole Yunger Halpern, QuICS

Two tenure-track Faculty positions in Quantum Matter and Quantum Information Science.

Seeking postdoctoral scholars to join the Simulation & Systems Thrust of the Q-NEXT National Quantum Information Science Research Center at Argonne National Laboratory.
Please contact Martin Suchara with any questions.