APS News

May 2001 (Volume 10, Number 5)

Board and Council Minutes Now on the Web


Recent Executive Board and Council meeting minutes are now available on a new section of the APS web site, accessible to all members who have an APS Member Web Account (members who don't have one can easily set one up by visiting the site). A permanent link to the Meeting Minutes site can be found from the APS Governance Page at http://www.aps.org/exec.

In the January 2001 issue of APS News, APS President George Trilling stated, "I believe that it is extremely important that our members be well informed about the many activities of their Society," and added that the APS web site should play a major role in providing information to APS members. Making the minutes available is one way of realizing this presidential initiative, says Ken Cole, who, in his role as Administrator of Governing Committees is responsible for preparing the minutes and for posting them on the Web. "We hope our members will take advantage of this new way to learn about Society affairs," he added.

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Editor: Alan Chodos
Associate Editor: Jennifer Ouellette

May 2001 (Volume 10, Number 5)

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Woodstock West: Celebrating the New MgB2 Superconductors
MgB2 Session Hits the Web
APS Responds as Visa Problems Rise
A Call to Action on Nanotech Initiative
Board and Council Minutes Now on the Web
Tackling Issues of the Disabled Head-On
Broad or Narrow? Members Debate APS Meeting Structure
Squid Detectives Could Save US Billions
Research News Briefs
AIP Report Identifies Strongest PMD Programs
Meeting Briefs
The Back Page
Members in the Media
This Month in Physics History
Inside the Beltway: A Washington Analysis
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science