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SPS News - Congratulations Sigma Pi Sigma Inductees!
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SPS News Issue 177: May 26, 2020


Congratulations Sigma Pi Sigma Inductees!

SPS National would like to congratulate all the new Sigma Pi Sigma, Physics Honor Society, inductees of the 2019-2020 academic year! Your hard work has paid off and we are pleased to welcome you into amazing group of scientists. We’d also like to shout out all the chapters who held their inductions VIRTUALLY this year – even during a pandemic, #PhysicsDontStop!


Virtually Present Your Research at AAPT Summer 2020

There is still time to sign up to present your research or outreach at the virtual AAPT Summer meeting. Sessions include dedicated undergraduate oral sessions, outreach workshops, and awesome plenaries. Sign up before June 3. SPS is providing a limited number of Reporter Awards to cover the meeting registration.  


Submit Your Chapter Report Today!

Chapter reports are a great way to highlight your accomplishments from the past year. Submitting a Chapter Report also enters your school in the running for chapter designations such as the  SPS Outstanding Chapter Award . The first 100 chapters to submit their reports will be entered in a drawing for one of five $100 gift cards. Chapter Reports are due June 15!  


If your chapter is not submitting a report this year, please update your chapter information for the SPS national office recordsYou can do this by completing the first section of the chapter report form. Updating your information will also make your chapter eligible for prizes!  


FREE Webinar: How to Network and Find Collaborators from Afar

Learn from a STEM careers consultant how to network, discuss strategies and tactics for finding new collaborators, and build mutually beneficial partnerships with professionals across the globe, all through digital spaces. Register now  for this event on Thursday, May 28 at 1 PM ET.  Brought to you by Physics Today and the Society of Physics Students.

Is your semester starting to wind down? Choosing which graduate programs best align with your interests can be a long process, so get started early with GradSchoolShopper. Explore your options and take the guided tour at!


Upcoming Scientific Meetings - Students Welcome

AAS 236 Meeting, May 31 – June 4: VIRTUAL

Meeting happening virtually. Find more information and updates here.

Joint AAPM/COMP Meeting, July 12 – 16: VIRTUAL

Meeting has moved virtual. Find registration information here.

AAPT Summer Meeting, July 18 – 22: VIRTUAL

Meeting has moved virtual. Find meeting information here.


SPS offers Travel Awards of up to $300 to members presenting their research at AIP member society meetings. A limited number of awards will be offered. Apply Today !

SPS members attending and reporting on professional physics meetings are eligible to receive up to $300 as an individual and $250 per person as a chapter in travel reimbursement. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

NEW: SPS National is now also offering Reporter Awards of $75 to cover registration for virtual meetings! Apply Now !


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