Both social and educational events occur regularly, see below. Image Carousel with 3 slides A carousel is a rotating set of images. Use the previous and next buttons to change the displayed slide Slide 1: Plasma Physics Colloquium Slide 2: Poster symposium Slide 3: Student seminar in plasma physics Plasma Physics Colloquium Poster symposium Student seminar in plasma physics Previous Next Expand all Collapse all Educational Events Student Seminar Student seminar A weekly student-led seminar series highlights current trends in plasma/fusion and adjacent research. Plasma Colloquium Plasma Colloquium External speakers come approximately every week during the semester to present research and programmatic topics in the plasma/fusion field. A list of speakers can be found here: https://www.apam.columbia.edu/plasma-physics-colloquium-34 Undergraduate Poster Symposium Poster symposium An annual undergraduate poster symposium is carried out for students conducting summer research at the plasma lab. The 2023 event was documented here: https://www.apam.columbia.edu/inaugural-plasma-physics-summer-student-poster-symposium APS-DPP Meeting Students, staff, and faculty attend the annual American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics (APS-DPP) annual meeting, documenting their progress in research. 2023 activity is documented here: https://www.apam.columbia.edu/columbia-students-and-scientists-shine-annual-meeting-plasma-physics 2022 activity is documented here: https://www.apam.columbia.edu/columbia-university-plasma-physicists-2022-aps-dpp-meeting Image Carousel with 5 slides A carousel is a rotating set of images. Use the previous and next buttons to change the displayed slide Slide 1: Columbia Alumni Reunion Dinner 2022 Slide 2: Columbia Alumni Reunion Dinner 2023 Slide 3: Glacier National Park Slide 4: Rocky Mountain National Park Slide 5: Paul Group Retreat Columbia Alumni Reunion Dinner 2022 Columbia Alumni Reunion Dinner 2023 Glacier National Park Rocky Mountain National Park Paul Group Retreat Previous Next Expand all Collapse all Social Events APAM Friday Once per month the Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics Students society hosts a happy-hour in the department or offsite, with catered food and beverages. APAM Friday Alumni Dinner Alumni Dinner Every year during the APS-DPP annual meeting, students and alumni of the plasma program at Columbia meet to enjoy dinner together. Retreats Retreat at Rocky Mountain National Park Group retreats are conducted by PI groups, usually after the APS-DPP meeting.