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New APS Ad Hoc Committee on LGBT Issues Gaining Ground
The new APS ad hoc Committee on LGBT Issues (C-LGBT) is charged with making recommendations to the APS on how to make physics more inclusive for LGBT individuals, and the committee will make a report in early 2016. For a Physics Today piece on C-LGBT, go to the AIP Scitation website.
Also, profiles of LGBT physicists are available online at the AIP Scitation website.
M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship: Applications due June 1
APS is now accepting applications for the M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship. This award is intended to enable women to resume physics research careers after an interruption. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2015. For more information and/or to apply, please visit the Blewett Fellowship page.
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Accepting Nominations for the CSWP Woman Physicist of the Month
The APS Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) Woman Physicist of the Month award recognizes female physicists who have an impact on an APS member’s life or career, both past and present, and/or who are worthy of recognition. Each CSWP Woman Physicist of the Month is featured on the APS Women in Physics website, announced in the Gazette, and recognized at a reception at an APS national meeting.
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