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May 2016 (Volume 25, Number 5)

Education News from APS

Award for Improving Undergraduate Physics Education

Created by the APS Committee on Education, the award recognizes departments and programs that support best practices in education at the undergraduate level. Nominations for the award are being accepted until July 15.
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Prize for a Faculty Member for Research in an Undergraduate Institution

This award honors a physicist whose research in an undergraduate institution has achieved wide recognition and contributed significantly to physics and who has contributed substantially to the professional development of undergraduate physics students.
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Excellence in Physics Education Award

This award recognizes and honors a team or group of individuals (such as a collaboration), or exceptionally a single individual, who have exhibited a sustained commitment to excellence in physics education.
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APS Speakers Program Features Physics Education Researchers

The APS Speakers Lists contain names, contact information, and talk titles of physicists who are willing to give talks on a variety of subjects, including physics education research (PER).
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May 2016 (Volume 25, Number 5)

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Advancing Beyond Advanced LIGO
HAWC Charts the Extreme Gamma-ray Sky
China’s Proposed Heir to the LHC
2016 Sakharov Prize Winner: Zafra Lerman
Transgender Physicists Face Fresh Challenges
Physical Review Fluids
Science Meets Politics: A Complicated Relationship
Attracting New Ideas for Measuring to Big G
Montana State University Achieves Gender Parity in STEM Hiring
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