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SPS News - Issue 129: April 24, 2018

Vote in the SPS Elections

Only one week left to vote! Elections are open for the 2018-19 SPS National Council and each chapter gets a voice! Make sure your chapter is heard and vote for your AZC, ZC (in zones 8, 10, 11, 15, 16, and 18), the new ΣΠΣ president, and a constitutional amendment. Ballots close May 2. Vote now!

Annual Chapter Reports

Chapter Reports are a great way for you to look back on all of your accomplishments from the past year. Submitting a report qualifies your school for the Outstanding Chapter Award and other designations. We have a new simplified submission process this year, start your report today! The first 100 chapters submissions will be entered in a drawing for one of five $100 pizza gift cards.

Submit Your Report for JURP

SPS is accepting submissions for the Journal of Undergraduate Reports in Physics (JURP). JURP gives undergraduate students the opportunity to share their work and be published in a peer-reviewed journal. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, May 15 at 11:59pm EDT. For submission instructions, click here.

Student Experiences on Capitol Hill

Last month, 5 SPS members travelled to D.C. to speak with their Senators and Representatives, and advocate on behalf of science policy issues. Read about their firsthand experiences, here. If you are interested in science policy, learn more about SPS Congressional Visits Day (CVD).

Last Chance to Order SPS Gear Before Graduation

SPS has SPS stoles for you to proudly wear at graduation! Be sure to purchase yours soon so it can arrive before it’s time to walk the stage! Also check out the equation mug, padfolio, and official umbrella to help you enter the professional world. Shop today!

Questions About Grad School?

Have questions about where to start when considering grad school? Read SPS Director, Brad Conrad’s advice about choosing the right grad program, here. When you are ready to start your search, GradSchoolShopper will be there to help you find the right program for you! Request the book or sign-up for free today.

Upcoming Scientific Meetings - Students Welcome

232nd Meeting of AAS, June 3-7

Late Registration is open until April 30 for the 232nd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Denver, CO. Conference information is located here.

Annual Meeting of ACA, July 20-24

Registration is open until May 31 for the Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association in Toronto, CA. Conference information is located here.

AAPT Summer Meeting, July 28-August 1

Early Registration is open until May 30 for the 2018 American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Meeting in Washington, D.C. Conference information is located here.

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 accepted on a rolling basis. Apply Now!

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Physics or Engineering Physics R&D Internship

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Education & Diversity Summer Intern

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