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Top Physics Degree Producers Ranked

APS generates tables showcasing the top institutions (by number of physics degrees granted) in a variety of categories. These tables are freely available for your use. Access the tables on the Top Educators page.

An APS website enables U.S. institutions to see how they compare nationally in terms of producing physics graduates and increasing the diversity of these graduates. Check out the How Does Your Institution Compare? page.

Save the Date for the 2016 PhysTEC Conference

The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) Conference is the nation’s largest meeting dedicated to physics teacher education. The 2016 PhysTEC Conference will be held March 11-13 at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court, in Baltimore, MD, preceding the 2016 APS March Meeting. Faculty from minority-serving institutions are eligible to apply for travel grants.

Save the Date for Upcoming Faculty Workshops

Fall 2015 Physics and Astronomy New Faculty Workshop
The fall New Faculty Workshop will be held November 19-22 at the American Center for Physics in College Park, MD.

Fall 2015 Physics and Astronomy Experienced Faculty Workshop
The fall Experienced Faculty Workshop will be held October 9-11 at the American Center for Physics in College Park, MD.

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