Short Courses and Summer Schools

Jenny Ross has taught/will teach at a number of courses for students at all levels including high school, high school educators, graduate students, and postdocs. Here is a list of recent course appearances.

UMass Summer School on Complex Fluids and Soft Solids

Jenny is co-organizing the 7th annual UMass summer school on complex fluids and soft solids. For graduate students in soft-matter, statistical physics, or related areas. May 31 - June 4, 2015. Applications due in April (date TBA).
Details at http://courses.umass.edu/ssphys/

Analytical and  Quantitative Light Microscopy (AQLM) at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, MA

Jenny is teaching the first two days of the AQLM course at the MBL in Woods Hole, MA. We will be adapting the build a microscope course to the introductory parts of AQLM. For the website to apply to AQLM, go to:


Bangalore Microscopy Course

Jenny will be teaching at the Bangalore Microscopy Course in September 2015. This also uses the build a microscope activities to teach basic optics.  For the website to apply to this course, go to:


KAIS 2015 Soft Matter Summer School: Polymers in Biology

Jenny will be teaching at the KAIS Soft Matter Summer School in June 2015. For the website to apply to this course, go to:


Student travel grants are available.

Boulder Summer School in Condensed Matter and Materials Physics

Jenny will be teaching at the Boulder Summer School focusing on Soft Matter In and Out of Equilibrium, July 6-31, 2015 2015. For the website to apply to this course, go to: