APS News

March 2018 (Volume 27, Number 3)

Education and Diversity Update

Workshops at the APS April Meeting 2018

Undergraduate and graduate women in physics are welcome to attend a 2-hour seminar on Sunday, April 15 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The seminar, led by Evie Downie, professor of physics at George Washington University, will focus on professional skills that students can use to negotiate a position in academia, industry, or at a national lab; interact positively on teams and with a mentor or advisor; think tactically, articulate goals, enhance their personal presence; and develop alliances. Register at the Diversity Events page by March 16.

Women postdocs, faculty, and scientists are welcome to register for the Professional Skills Development Workshop for Women held on Friday, April 13 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The workshop will have two sessions running concurrently, led by Yvette Huet and Nancy Houfek, and is designed to provide knowledge on persuasive communication skills, negotiation practices, and effective leadership tools. Travel funding is available. Register at the Diversity Events page by March 9.

APS encourages the redistribution of the materials included in this newspaper provided that attribution to the source is noted and the materials are not truncated or changed.

Editor: David Voss
Contributing Correspondent: Alaina G. Levine
Publication Designer and Production: Nancy Bennett-Karasik

March 2018 (Volume 27, Number 3)

Table of Contents

APS News Archives

Contact APS News Editor

Articles in this Issue
2018 APS April Meeting: "Hello, Columbus"
Physical Review B: Condensed Matter, Then and Now
PhysTEC Announces New Members of The 5+ Club
Joseph Polchinski 1954-2018
2018 Review of APS Honors Program Underway
Physics is Part of the "World View" of this Cybersecurity Expert
2018 APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research
Profiles in Versatility
Spotlight on Development
This Month in Physics History
News from the Office of Government Affairs
Education and Diversity Update
Special Commentary
The Back Page