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Jonathan Bagger Selected as Next APS CEO
The APS Board of Directors unanimously approved theoretical physicist Johnathan Bagger to succeed Kate Kirby in 2021.
The APS-IDEA Network Gathers Nearly 100 Inaugural Members
APS-IDEA, a new effort to promote equity, diversity and inclusion in physics, exceeds early expectations for applicants.
APS Board Approves New Statements on Racism, New START Treaty, and Nuclear Testing
At its virtual meeting in July, the APS Board of Directors issued three new statements, as a way of officially commenting on public policy.
Physics Departments Ditch the GRE in Bid for Equity
Research indicates the GRE is not a good indicator for success in graduate school and that it may be a barrier to diversity in physics departments.
The APS Forum on Physics and Society
Once APS's first forum, FPS now serves as a home to more than 5000 members dedicated to lending scientific expertise to discussions of societal issues.
Joan Feynman 1927–2020
Astrophysicist known for her work researching the solar wind and auroras dies at 93.
The Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics Will Welcome Students Online in 2021
On January 22 to 24, undergraduate women in physics will gather online for a weekend of networking, workshops, and talks from inspiring speakers.
Education and Diversity News
2020-2021 STEP UP Ambassadors, Physics and Astronomy "New" Faculty Workshop, Innovation Fund, and Departmental Admissions Practices that Maintain Excellence and Diversity in the Face of COVID-19
This Month in Physics History
September 23, 1846: Neptune’s Existence Observationally Confirmed
A Successful Summer Webinar Series
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APS Pushes Back on White House Executive Actions that Threaten International Students
FYI: Science Policy News from AIP
Pandemic Taking Heavy Toll on Scientific Workforce
APS Engagement Around the World
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