The CUA sponsors a variety of outreach activities including a summer school in atomic physics that is normally held in conjunction with the International Conference on Atomic Physics, a visitors program, co-sponsorship of workshops in collaboration with the nearby Theoretical Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics (ITAMP) and Harvard Quantum Optics Center (HQOC), and outreach programs to local K-12 students.

Past Events

Mon October 3, 2022 4:00 pm
Location:MIT 26-214, 26-210, and 26-204
The Cambridge Science Festival returns in-person, and CUA is pleased to be participating again! Our workshop will kick off with a brief talk by Professor Zwierlein on the nature of cold. CUA members from MIT and Harvard will present an ion trap, tornado machine, make-your-own-hologram station, and a demonstration with liquid nitrogen. Cambridge Science Festival...
Mon June 6, 2022 12:00 am
Between 2020 and 2021 a student-led CUA community service steering committee, Engage CUA, was formed. It was born out of efforts related to and following ShutdownSTEM, beginning as a regular meeting to discuss research on important topics around increasing diversity.  The primary goal is to organize and track outreach efforts. In the past year, CUA members...