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SPS News - BREAKING: New 3/22 Deadline for Spring Awards
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SPS News - Issue 103
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SPS News — Issue 103
March 7, 2017
Opportunities  |  Careers  |  Meetings
DEADLINE EXTENDED: SPS Spring Individual AwardsSPS AwardsScholarships, Outstanding Undergraduate Research, and Outstanding Advisor Applications have an extended deadline! New Deadline: March 22, 2017
Are you an outstanding student? Have you done fantastic work in your SPS Chapter? Have you done excellent research? Is your SPS Advisor the best?
The SPS Spring Award Applications! Apply today for
  • One of our SPS Scholarships, and receive between $2,000 and $5,000.
  • The Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research, and receive up to $1,800 to present at an AIP Member Society meeting, as well as a $500 honorarium for yourself, and a $500 honorarium for your chapter.
  • Nominate your advisor for the Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award. This prestigious award provides $5,000 to be split between the SPS Advisor, SPS Chapter, and department, and is awarded on the basis of advisor leadership, student leadership development, support, and encouragement the Advisor has provided to the chapter.
Going to APS March Meeting?SPS will be at the APS March Meeting! Join us at the SPS Booth, Undergraduate Research Sessions, Sunday meet and greet, and Awards Reception! More information! Large Chapter? Bulk Member Discount!SPS now offers BULK MEMBERSHIP! The more people from your chapter to join SPS National, the larger the discount off your annual membership dues!
  • 5-9 members › 5% discount
  • 10-24 members › 15% discount
  • 25-39 members › 20% discount
  • 40+ members › 25% discount
All members get access to two AIP member societies, SPS individual awards and chapter awards, and much more! Find out more! Offer good for both new and renewing members. The SPS Online Store is Open for Business!SPS Spherical Cow stickerSPS offers merchandise and publications through secure online transactions! Purchasing SPS, Sigma Pi Sigma, and PhysCon 2016 themed items couldn't be easier. Search the online store to find items including the popular spherical cow sticker (shown here), SPS Equation Mug, SPS and ΣΠΣ logo polo shirts, PhysCon t-shirts and shotglasses, and much more. Shop Now Online! Try Some New Outreach Activities?Explore the SPS Science Outreach Catalyst Kits (SOCK)! Whatever you want to do outreach on, we have a SOCK for you! SPS Interns have created manuals (available on the SPS Website) that provide activities, explanations, and resources for outreach on
  • Optics
  • Dimensions
  • Space Physics
  • Astrophysics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Waves
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Crystallography
  • Acoustics and more!
SPS JOBS! SPS Jobs hired stampLooking for summer research opportunities? SPS Jobs is the ideal place for undergraduates to find exciting job opportunities in science and engineering fields. Exciting summer internships and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) are listed and available for students still pursuing their degree who want to gain useful real-world experience.

Featured Jobs
Paid Undergraduate Summer Research with BioXFEL – BioXFEL Science and Technology Center
Soft Matter Research for Undergraduates (REU) Program at Cleveland State University – Cleveland State University
As always, you can register and sign up for job alerts to find your perfect fit.

Upcoming Scientific Meetings - Students Welcome American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, March 13-17, 2017
On-site and online registration is available for the APS March Meeting at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Get more information.
American Crystallographic Association (ACA) Annual Meeting, May 26-30, 2017
Early registration is open until March 31 for the ACA Annual Meeting (and workshops) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans, LA in May. Get more information.
American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) Summer Meeting, July 22-26, 2017
Post-Deadline Abstract Submissions are open until May 11 for the AAPT Summer Meeting in Cincinnati, OH in July. Get more information.
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting, July 30-August 3, 2017
Abstracts are now being accepted for the SPS Undergraduate Poster Session at the AAPM Annual Meeting at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO in July. Get more information.
SPS offers Travel Awards of $200 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 $200 in travel reimbursement. Applications are always being accepted. Apply Now!
For a comprehensive list of upcoming meetings and deadlines, visit the SPS calendar. Upcoming Spring Zone MeetingsZone 3 Meeting - April 8, 2017
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. More information | Register Here
Zone 6 Meeting - April 7-9, 2017
Emory College, Atlanta, GA. More information | Register Here
Zone 7 Meeting - April 1, 2017
Kettering University, Flint, MI. More information | Register Here
Zone 10 Meeting - March 31-April 1, 2017
Henderson State University, Arkadelphia AR. More information
Zone 11 Meeting - March 17-19, 2017
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA. More information
Zone 12 Meeting - March 31-April 1, 2017
William Jewell College, Liberty, MO. More information | Register Here
Zone 13 Meeting - March 9-11, 2017
San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX. More information
Zone 17 Meeting - April 14-15, 2017
Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA. More information
For a comprehensive list of upcoming zone meetings, visit the SPS calendar. For more information about opportunities, follow us on Facebook! Brad R. Conrad
Director, Society of Physics Students & Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society
1 Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD, 20740
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