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SPS News - Have a Great Summer!
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SPS News - Issue 109: May 30, 2017






Summer Time
Summer Schedule
The SPS News will go out on a monthly basis throughout the summer. We will resume bi-weekly updates in the fall.






SPS Awards
SPS Chapter Reports Due June 15!
Remember to send us your Chapter Reports!
This is one of the best ways to let us know the amazing things you've done all year. If you’re one of the first 100 SPS Chapters to submit your chapter report, you could also win a Pizza Party for your chapter! Early submissions are placed into a drawing to win one of five $100 pizza gift cards. Submitting your chapter report also nominates your chapter for the SPS Outstanding Chapter Award!
NEW for 2017: You can apply to the Blake Lilly Prize by completing an optional section in your chapter report template. SPS Chapter Reports are due June 15th.
Submit Your Report






Meet the SPS National Council
SPS welcomes incoming SPS President Alina Gearba-Sell. After serving as Zone Councilor for Zone 10 and on the planning committee for PhysCon 2016, Alina returns to the SPS National Council for her first term as President.
Congratulations to the newly elected members of the SPS/Sigma Pi Sigma National Council!  If you’re looking to get involved on a regional basis with your fellow SPS Members, reach out to these fantastic student and faculty members.
Our special thanks to the current members of the 2016-17 National Council, particularly those who will be stepping down this Spring.
Council Zone Leaders






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SPS is Hiring
SPS is looking to fill three positions (2 FT and 1 Summer Intern) at our national office in College Park, MD. For more information and to apply, click below






Upcoming Scientific Meetings - Students Welcome
American Astronomical Society 230th Meeting, June 4-8, 2017
Join us in Austin, TX for a reception and poster presentation session geared especially for undergraduates. Register online or on site.
American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Meeting, July 22-26, 2017
Register on Site for the AAPT Summer Meeting in Cincinnati, OH in July. Join SPS National at our reception and poster session!
Get more information.
American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting, July 30-Aug. 3, 2017
Early registration is open for the SPS Undergraduate Poster Session at the 59th Annual AAPM Meeting, held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO in July. Register by June 21 to receive Early Registration rates!
Get more information.
OSA Frontiers in Optics, Sept. 17-21, 2017
Registration opens in June for The Optical Society's Frontiers in Optics Technical Conference and Exhibition, held at the Washington Hilton, Washington, DC in September.
Get more information.
The Society of Rheology 89th Annual Meeting, Oct. 8-12, 2017
Abstract submission for poster sessions ends August 11, 2017 for the Society of Rheology's 89th Annual Meeting, held in Denver, CO in October.
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.






SPS Jobs Hired
SPS Jobs
Featured Jobs
Physics Teacher – Scheck Hillel Community School
Mechanical Engineer – Physical Electronics USA Inc.
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