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My Goals for the American Physical Society
APS President S. James Gates, Jr. shares his four main goals for the APS in the coming year.
CUWiP Leverages Online Format to Build International Connections
1100 students logged on from more than 17 countries for the first online Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics.
APS Releases New Report: Building America’s STEM Workforce
A new report from APS includes suggestions for strengthening the nation’s STEM workforce, based on a range of data, reports, and surveys.
The APS Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
One of the Society’s oldest units provides a home for physicists interested in advancing knowledge about the interdisciplinary area of nonequilibrium statistical physics.
Strategies and Tools to Promote Thriving Physics Departments
A session at the Annual Leadership Meeting highlighted strategies and a new toolkit for physics departments facing threats in difficult economic times.
Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Annual Leadership Meeting featured a powerful session on advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the physics community.
This Month in Physics History
March 1882: Publication of Étienne Léopold Trouvelot's Astronomical Drawings
Education and Diversity News
Get the Facts Out Launches New Research Study Sites
The 2021 APS Medal and Society Prize Ceremony
The usual gala festivities that accompany the awarding of the Society's top honors moved into a virtual format.
FYI: Science Policy News from AIP
Biden Builds Out Science Team
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