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SPS News - Issue 151: April 16, 2019

Voting Open!

Elections are open for the 2019-20 SPS National Council and each chapter gets a vote! Make sure your voice is heard and vote for your AZC, ZC (in zones 2, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, and 17), and the SPS President. Ballots close May 1. Vote now!

Register for the #PhysCon2019 Chapter Showcase!

Want to show off what makes your chapter special or unique at PhysCon? Then register for the Chapter Showcase! Chapters can register for a table during the Breaking Boundaries event and are encouraged to bring items/memorabilia that represents their unique culture. Ideas include: table-top outreach demos, photo albums, and more! Learn more about the event and register today - space is limited!

Accepting JURP Submissions through May 15

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 final submission deadline for this year’s issue of JURP is May 15. For submission instructions, click here.

Get a Head Start on Your Chapter Report

Chapter Reports are a great way for you to look back on all of your amazing accomplishments from the past year. Submitting a Chapter Report also qualifies your school for the Outstanding Chapter Award and other chapter designations. We have simplified the submission process and no login is required. Start your report today! The first 100 chapters to submit their reports will be entered in a drawing for one of five $100 pizza gift cards.

GSS Corner: Physics GRE Test Prep

Mechanics, Quantum, and Thermo, oh my! Do you know what to expect on the Physics GRE? Visit the GRE website for a breakdown of the Physics GRE subject material and to download the practice book. There is plenty of time before the next subject test date, so start preparing now! Cramming last minute definitely won’t help, so use these strategies and tips to help you ace the GRE Subject test.

Gear up for Graduation

SPS has 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!

Upcoming Scientific Meetings - Students Welcome

234th Meeting of AAS, June 9-13

Registration is open until April 16 for the 234th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society in St. Louis, MO. Conference info is located here.

AAPM Annual Meeting, July 14-18

Registration is open until May 29 for the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine in San Antonio, TX. Conference info is located here.

AAPT Summer Meeting, July 20-24

Early Bird Registration is open until May 22 for the American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Meeting in Provo, UT. Conference info 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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2019 Princeton Summer School: The Physics of Life. June 10 - 21, 2019

Princeton- CUNY Center for the Physics of Biological Function at Princeton University


Undergraduate Computer Research (UnCoRe) program in Cybersecurity

Oakland University

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