Durand, Bernice

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Durand, Bernice Gender: F
Bernice Black
born on 28 December 1942 at 17:38 (= 5:38 PM )
Place Clarion, Iowa, 42n44, 93w44
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 06°35' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 15°25 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 05°31'


American particle physicist and emeritus Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is the emeritus Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate. She worked on the SVZ method to calculate hadronic masses as well as heavy-quark systems.

Durand has been involved in several initiatives to improve diversity amongst the faculty and student population at University of Wisconsin–Madison. She directed an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant that promoted equity and career flexibility for all academic staff. She was a founder of the National Science Foundation Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute. She served on the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Great Achievement 1971 (PhD)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (PhD)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ feminist
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Democratic)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator