December 2012 (Volume 21, Number 11)
Apker Awards Go To Dovzhenko, Yoder
This year's Apker Award recipients, pictured at left, are: Yuliya Dovzhenko of Princeton University, and Theodore J. Yoder of Franklin and Marshall College.
Having Fun With Physics
Photo by Ken Cole/APS
This fall in Orlando, the Society of Physics Students held its quadrennial "PhysCon" congress, bringing together undergraduates from all over the country.
Early-Career Task Force Gets Underway
Photo by Halleh B. Balch
There are several task forces currently working to implement the APS Strategic Plan. Among them is the Task Force on Early-Career Physicists, which held its first meeting on October 15 at APS headquarters in College Park, Maryland.
Plaque Recognizes U. of Minnesota
On October 29, as part of the APS Historic Sites Initiative, APS President-elect Michael Turner presented a plaque honoring the Tate Laboratory at the University of Minnesota.
Having Their Cake...
Andrew Seacord enjoy a bite of cake at the 15th anniversary celebration of the APS Mid-Atlantic Senior Physicists Group.