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SPS News - Issue 80
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SPS News — Issue 80
April 19, 2016
Opportunities  |  Meetings  |  Careers

In Memoriam: Jon LevinPhysCon fundraising kit componentsJon Levin, SPS Zone 8 zone councilor, gifted teacher, and director of The University of Tennessee Knoxville's undergraduate physics program, passed away the weekend of April 9th. Our condolences go out to Dr. Levin's family, friends, colleagues, and students. He will be sorely missed. His service and generosity with the SPS National Council was exemplary. UT Knoxville's Department of Physics and Astronomy has established a scholarship in Jon's memory. More information.

Let’s Get to PhysCon!PhysCon fundraising kit componentsThe SPS national office has fundraising kits for your local chapter that can help finance your attendance at PhysCon, held November 3-5 in Silicon Valley, CA. The kits contain fundraising ideas, case studies, and a variety of goodies to facilitate your efforts and track your progress.
Order your free kit today!

Chapters — National Council Elections Open! It is time to choose the new student and faculty leaders of SPS! Elections are open through May 6. Details are available online. Voting is done electronically by your chapter leaders or advisor, with one vote per chapter. Be sure your chapter votes to have your voice heard!

Needed: Volunteers for Physics Day at Six Flags

SPS is looking for volunteers in the Washington, DC area to represent SPS at Physics Day at Six Flags to be held Friday, 22 April 2016 at Six Flags America, Bowie, MD. Sign-up Now!

Presenting Your Research at an Upcoming Meeting? Presenting Your Work at a Meeting? SPS members presenting original work at a national AIP member society physics meeting are eligible to receive $200 in funding. 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!

Upcoming Scientific Meetings - Students Welcome

CLEO:2016 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, June 5-10
Register now for CLEO (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics) this June in San Jose, CA. CLEO is sponsored in part by APS and the Optical Society. Advance registration ends May 9. Get more information.

American Astronomical Society 228th Meeting, June 12-16
Register now for the 228th Meeting of AAS this June in San Diego, CA. Advance registration ends April 14. Get more information.

American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) Summer Meeting, July 16-20
Post-deadline abstracts are being accepted for the AAPT Summer Meeting in Sacramento, CA. Get more information.

American Crystallographic Association (ACA) 66th Annual Meeting, July 22-26
Abstracts are being accepted for the ACA 66th Annual Meeting in Denver, CO. Get more information.

For a comprehensive list of upcoming meetings and deadlines, visit the SPS calendar.
SPS Featured JOBS! Summer Opportunities for Undergrads! SPS Jobs hired stampPhysics Instructor Position – Guided Discoveries
Intern (Inside Science) – American Institute of Physics
As always, you can register and sign up for job alerts to find your perfect fit.

Tracy Nolis-Schwab
Communications Manager
Society of Physics Students & Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society
1 Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD, 20740
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