Activities

FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research
The FGSA is committed to increasing the participation of graduate students and other young researchers in scientific conferences and workshops, and has funds available to help cover the cost of travel to such scholarly meetings.

FGSA Sessions in March/April Meeting 2015

FGSA Sessions at APS April Meeting 2015
Gray Arrow Session E9: Invited Session: It's a Small World After All: Global Opportunities in Physics

FGSA Sessions at APS March Meeting 2015
Gray Arrow Session G4: Invited Session: Physics Beyond the Lab: Science and Communication
Gray Arrow Events of Interest

FGSA Sessions in March/April Meeting 2014

FGSA Sessions at APS April Meeting 2014
Gray Arrow Session E4: Invited Session: Panel Discussion on Career Opportunities for Physicists
Gray Arrow Session H11: Invited Session: Careers beyond General Relativity

FGSA Sessions at APS March Meeting 2014
Gray Arrow Session M33: Invited Session: Postdocs and the Application Process

FGSA Sessions in March/April Meeting 2013

FGSA Sessions at APS April Meeting 2013
Gray Arrow Session D5: Invited Session: Science and Communication: A Potent Cocktail
Gray Arrow Session H7: Invited Session: FIP/FGSA Session on Science Diplomacy

FGSA Sessions at APS March Meeting 2013
Gray Arrow Session M10: Invited Session: Physics Jobs in Government and Science Policy followed by Panel Discussion

FGSA Sessions in March/April Meeting 2012

FGSA Sessions at APS April Meeting 2012
Gray Arrow Session C6: Invited Session: Goals and Assessment of the Physics Graduate Program
Gray Arrow Session W6: Panel Discussion: Challenges for Early Career Researchers in International Collaborations and Exchanges

FGSA Sessions in March/April Meeting 2011

FGSA Sessions at APS March Meeting 2011
Gray Arrow Session V8: Enhancing Graduate Education in Physics: Focus on Skills
Gray Arrow Session Y8: Experiences and Issues for Young Physicists in the International Arena: Impact on the Future of Physics followed by Panel Discussion

FGSA Sessions in March/April Meeting 2010

FGSA Sessions at APS April Meeting 2010
Gray Arrow Session D3: Mentoring Perspectives of Mentor and Mentee
Gray Arrow Session J6: Panel Discussion: Policy for Physics and Science in Developing Countries
Gray Arrow Session Q6: Perspectives of Women Physicists As Seen From Academia, National Laboratories, and Industry

FGSA Sessions at APS March Meeting 2010
Gray Arrow Session T6: Graduate Education in Physics: Which Way Forward
Gray Arrow Session T8: Panel Discussion: Emerging Scientific Powers in the East: China

World Year of Physics 2005 FGSA Sessions at 2005 APS Meetings Member Survey on Graduate Physics Education FORWARD to Professorship workshop, May 19-24 2004

"FORWARD to Professorship" is a workshop for female and minority grad students, post-docs, and young professors in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics who are interested in learning tips and strategies for successfully navigating the tenure track. This workshop will be held May 19 to 24, 2004, in Washington, D.C. There is travel funding available from the NSF and the workshop is free.

APS April Meeting 2004, May 1-4, 2004, Denver, CO Graduate Women in Science career development workshop, April 2nd 2004
  • NSF and the Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) organization is sponsoring a career development workshop for women students and postdocs. It will take place on Friday, April 2 in Room 1235 at NSF. The event is a professional development opportunity for young women in science and engineering at the threshold of their careers from the Washington DC metropolitan area universities and colleges. Refreshments will be provided. The participants will get an opportunity to meet several role models and participate in panel discussions on finding a good mentor and networking.
APS March Meeting 2004, March 22-26, 2004, Montreal, Quebec, Canada January 2004
  • Officers participated in APS lobbying day and Unit Convocation / Executive Board meeting
CAM 2003: First Graduate Student Conference APS April Meeting 2003, April 5-8, 2003, Philadelphia, PA APS March Meeting, March 3-7, 2003, Austin, TX DAP Student Travel Grant Opportunities for April 2003 meeting
  • The Division of Astrophysics encourages student participation in DAP sessions at the April APS Meeting by awarding approximately ten to fifteen travel grants to student presenters. Any student who is a DAP member by the time of the meeting, and is first author and presenter of a poster or an oral contribution in a DAP-sponsored session is eligible to be considered for a travel grant award.
APS April Meeting, April 20-23, 2002, Albuquerque, NM APS March Meeting, March 17-22, 2002, Indianapolis, IN APS Unit Convocation and Congressional Visits, Jan 28-Feb 1, 2002