Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Wright Lab is part of the Yale Department of Physics.  Yale Physics is committed to fostering an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion for every member of our department community as we strive for excellence in research, teaching, and mentoring.  


Statement on Ukraine

posted March 9, 2022

The Yale Physics Department stands in solidarity with our colleagues and collaborators in the Ukraine and everyone affected by this tragic war. We express and offer our support to colleagues and their friends and families.  Please see also the following statments from the APS and Yale University.

Yale Statement Condemning Anti-Asian Racism

posted March 22, 2021

On March 19, 2021 the leaders of academic units at Yale released a joint statement on Anti-Asian racism. For a full text of the statement, please see here.

In Memory of George Floyd

posted June 3, 2020

On May 31, 2020, Peter Salovey, the President of Yale University, sent a letter to the Yale community, In memory of George Floyd.

APS Statement Condemning Racism

posted June 2, 2020
On June 1, 2020 the American Physical Society released a statement condemning racism.  For a full text of the statement, please see here.