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APS Responds to COVID-19: Activities to Assist Graduate Students
APS has undertaken actions to address the unique needs of physics graduate students and postdocs during the pandemic.
APS Responds to White House Proclamation on Visas
APS leadership outlines the steps APS is taking to minimize harm to physics research in the United States, in response to new visa restrictions.
From Passion to Action: Levers & Tools for Making Physics Inclusive & Equitable
Physics organizations, including APS, held a webinar to address systemic barriers in academia that have led to an underrepresentation of minorities.
Outsmarting Disease with Smart Therapeutics
New approaches to therapeutics discovery can speed up the drug development pipeline.
The Division of Fluid Dynamics
The second-largest division at APS provides a home for scientists and engineers researching the vibrant field of fluid dynamics.
International Exchanges During COVID-19
Programs designed to provide physicist in developing countries with research and education resources are adapting to an uncertain future.
New Grant from NSF Helps Support Physics REU Leadership Group
Site leaders at physics REU sites have created a network to develop best practices for REU sites.
Defending My PhD Thesis in the Time of the Coronavirus
Danielle Sofferman recounts the trials and triumph of completing her PhD at the University of Michigan during a pandemic.
Learning Assistants at Arizona State University Help Virtual Classrooms Stay on Track
A program that puts undergraduates in classrooms as learning assistants has helped facilitate ASU’s online instruction.
This Month in Physics History
June 21, 1620: Birth of Jean-Félix Picard, founder of French modern astronomy
Office of Government Affairs
A Day of Congressional Visits Leads to Congressional Science Fellowship
FYI: Science Policy News from AIP
Lawmakers Propose Dramatic Expansion of NSF
Physicists at DAMOP Share Tips on Breaking into Careers in Industry
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The Increasing Peril of Nuclear Weapons: And How Physicists Can Help Reduce the Threat
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APS Condemns Recent Rule Change by ICE
The APS leadership expresses its outrage at the recent rule change by ICE to cancel F-1 and M-1 visas for students studying off-campus because of the pandemic emergency.
APS Actions in Response to US Visa Proclamation
On June 22nd, the White House issued a Proclamation that suspends entry of particular non-immigrants into the United States.
APS Leadership Letter Condemning Racism
While systemic racism and racial injustice persist in the US and across the world, we are especially concerned for colleagues of color and their families.
APS Fellow Among 2020 Kavli Prize Recipients
The 2020 Kavli Prize honors six scientists across the three categories, including an APS Fellow Ondrej Krivanek.
APS Innovation Fund Reopens for COVID-19
Successful funding program calls for new round of proposals for projects to support the physics community during the pandemic.
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