APS News

April Meeting Diversity Events and Undergraduate Opportunities

April 13, 2018 | Leah Poffenberger

The 2018 APS April Meeting will feature research on a wide range of topics, from “Quarks to the Cosmos.” However, the only thing more diverse than the research is the physics community itself.

Several diversity events are scheduled for this year’s April Meeting including professional development sessions for women in physics; a reception for members of the National Society of Black Physicists and the National Society of Hispanic Physicists; and a roundtable discussion on improving the climate in physics for LGBT+ physicists. The APS Forum on Education, the APS Committee on Minorities and the APS Committee on the Status of Women in Physics will also be hosting an education and diversity reception on Sunday, April 15.

Undergraduate students attending the April Meeting can take advantage of Future of Physics Days, sponsored by APS and the Society for Physics Students. Future of Physics Days events include an informative lunch with grad students, a career workshop, and a session careers outside of academia.


Complete schedules of diversity events and Future of Physics Days are available on the meeting website.

News Update Archive

View Archive

APS News

Read Current Issue

Recent News Update
Open Letter to the Congress and President of the United States
Nobel Laureates and science community leaders comment on harm to American science from the shutdown
APS Member Michael Mann Shares 2019 Tyler Prize
Michael Mann is recognized for exceptional achievement in environmental research, sharing the award with Warren Washington.
2019 APS Medal Ceremony and Leadership Convocation
APS hosts annual meeting for leaders of its membership units.
Announcing the APS Innovation Fund
New APS initiative will support collaboration among members, units, committees, and staff
Roy J. Glauber 1925–2018
Nobel laureate and quantum optics pioneer dies at 93
Shoucheng Zhang 1963-2018
Celebrated condensed matter theorist dies at 55