|It’s Tough to Teach Computation in Advanced Physics Labs — So Physicists Workshopped It|
In June, 12 faculty gathered at a Reichert Foundation workshop to brainstorm computation-based modules that instructors can incorporate into advanced labs.
|Physicists Fill in Wikipedia’s Gaps on Climate Science|
From solar cells to regional climate impacts, APS “Wiki Scientists” are making the science clearer, one page at a time.
|How Searching for the Higgs Prepared this Physicist to be an AI Leader in the Corporate World|
For Sarah Schlobohm, a physics degree led naturally to machine learning.
|Two New Anthologies Will Share the Stories of Women in Fluid Dynamics|
A 13-year-old grassroots effort to support women in fluid dynamics has taken a creative turn.
|The Neurophysicist Trying to Tackle Jet Lag Ahead of the World’s Longest Flights|
Sveta Postnova wants to make 20-hour flights more bearable for travelers.
|APS Industry Mentorship Program Bolsters the Career of an Aspiring Quantum Scientist|
Enrique Segura Carrillo knew he wanted a career in industry, but he needed help getting there.
|APS Innovation Fund Supports “Vibrant” US-Africa Collaborations in Modeling Electronic Structure|
Despite the pandemic, travel restrictions, and even armed conflict, partnerships between researchers in the US and Africa persist.
|To Bolster Undergraduate Enrollment, Some Colleges Are Emphasizing Engineering Physics Degrees|
Beloit College in Wisconsin and the University of Maine model different approaches to engineering physics.
|As Undergrad Physics Enrollment Stumbles, Departments Look Inward|
Faculty offer insight on how physics programs can showcase career paths, support students of color, and more.
|High School Students “Go Quantum” with Virtual Visit From Physicist|
Physicist Brian La Cour, a volunteer with APS’s Quantum To-Go program, dropped into a physics class in Arkansas to demystify qubits.
|The Physics Curriculum Needs More Data Science — and One Team is Making it Easier Than Ever to Integrate It|
With support from the APS Innovation Fund, the DSECOP team is getting data science into more undergraduate physics classrooms.
|A Bridge to Chasing Active Galactic Nuclei|
John Hood II, APS Bridge Program graduate, achieved a dream he once thought impossible.
|Want to Teach Physics? PhysTEC Teachers of the Year Have Advice.|
At the 2023 PhysTEC conference, four physics teachers reflected on the rewards and challenges of teaching.
|What the James Webb Space Telescope Can Teach Scientists About Engaging the Public|
At the APS Annual Leadership Meeting, Matt Mountain, JWST scientist, shared lessons on how to pull the public into science.
|To Manage Future Risks of Emerging Technologies, Train Physicists in Ethical Decision-Making Now|
Panelists and audience members at the APS Annual Leadership Meeting made the case for adding lessons on ethics in technology to physics programs.
|You Think You Want a Summer Internship in Physics. Now What?|
At the 2023 APS Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics, panelists shared tips on searching for summer opportunities.
|Now a Nuclear Physicist at Los Alamos, APS Bridge Program Grad Says Nuclear Security is His Calling|
“[My mom] was my savior,” says Jesus Perello. “She said, ‘Listen, you did not go this far just to quit.”
|Wikipedia Has a Problem That Physicists Can Help Solve|
To bridge the site’s gender and race gap, physicist Alexander Moreno is taking the APS Wiki Scientist Program a step further.
|At Honeywell, APS Bridge Program Grad Finds Success Studying Failure|
When hardware doesn’t work, Fernand Torres-Davila must “figure out why.”
|Making a Beef Patty — Without the Beef|
Meet Dr. Huan Yan, a chemical physicist at the plant-based meat company Impossible Foods.
|First a Bridge Program Graduate, Now a NASA Astrophysicist|
Laura D. Vega has her eyes on the stars — the pulsating giants and red dwarfs, to be specific.
|APS Innovation Fund Fuels Quantum Education|
Online communities help smaller undergraduate schools teach cutting-edge quantum science.
|Study Reports the Impact of COVID-19 on Recent Physics Grads|
Some undergrads, like those squeezed financially, were more likely than others to change their post-graduation plans.
|APS Science Trust Project Trains Members to Curb the Spread of Misinformation|
Scientists are worried about misinformation. They can help fight it.
|Physicist in Brazil Translates Physics Lessons into Portuguese and Spanish for High Schoolers|
With support from the APS Innovation Fund, Nathan Berkovits’ team in São Paulo hopes to train teachers across Latin America.
|Four Mistakes Early-Career Scientists Make in Interviews and How to Correct Them|
Interviews are sales pitches. Here’s how to get good at them.
|Newest Data Shows Mixed Progress for Women and Marginalized Groups in Physics Higher Ed|
Takeaways from the latest federal data.
|Physics Lab Kits Help Foster the Next Generation of East African Scientists|
The kits—supported by the APS Innovation Fund—have already reached 1,400 students.
|For Women and Gender Minorities in Physics, Community Builds Confidence|
Lessons from the 2022 Advancing Graduate Leadership Conference.
|Profiles in Versatility: Physicist to Test Nanoparticle-and-Laser Cancer Treatment in Humans|
After losing her aunt to cancer, Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green dedicated her career to finding treatments.
|How to Build a Crisis Management Plan for Your Career|
Jobs can end abruptly, as COVID showed. To cope then, prepare now.
|March Meeting Brings a Physics Fiesta to Chicago School|
Making physics fun for high schoolers in Chicago.
|Physicist-Turned-Advocate is a Champion for Menstrual Freedom|
Manju Bangalore has interned for NASA, founded two nonprofits, and starred in a Beyoncé music video—and she’s not done yet.
|How to Network After Conferences|
With the April and March Meetings behind us, a career coach shares her tips and tricks.
|With Private Funding, Program Helps Professors Teach Cutting-Edge Experiments|
The Advanced Laboratory Physics Association (ALPhA) is helping professors ditch dusty, out-of-date experiments in classrooms.
|Beyond Academia, Physics Grads Find Diverse Careers|
Physicists can go on to do anything, say experts at the March Meeting.
|Need for Speed? Consider a Career in Motorsports Racing|
Surprising careers in fast places.