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August/September 2000 (Volume 9, Number 8)

International Physicists Visit the White House

International Physicists visit the White House
Left to right first row: Judy Franz, American Physical Society, Nandini Trivedi, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India; Elisa Molinari, University of Modena, Italy; Yosr Gamal, National Institute for Laser Enhanced Sci., Egypt; Ling-An Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; Katharine Gebbie, NIST; Marcia Barbosa, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Second row: Beverly Hartline, LANL; Erika Ridgway, APS; Jackie Beamon-Kiene, APS; Herwig Schopper, CERN, Switzerland; Barbara Sandow, Freie Universität, Berlin-Germany. (Photo courtesy of Holly Gwin)
On June 6, 2000, participants of the first meeting for the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), Working Group on Women In Physics were honored with a private tour of the West Wing of the White House. The meeting was hosted by Judy Franz of APS at the American Center for Physics. Beverly Hartline of LANL, one of the group members, arranged for the tour.

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August/September 2000 (Volume 9, Number 8)

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APS Selects 15 New Minority Scholarship Recipients
New Look for APS News
New Task Force Increases Awareness of Physicists with Disabilities
World's Top Science Students Gather for 2000 ISEF
Physicist/Mountaineer Summits World's Highest Peak
Stranger Than Fiction: The Novelization of Physics
RHIC Facility Begins Operations with a Bang
DPF Honors French-Vietnamese Physicist
International Physicists Visit the White House
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Reader Question Phys. Rev. Standards
Inside the Beltway: A Washington Analysis
International Desk
This Month in Physics History
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