• Uri Haber-Schaim - Obituary
    October 23, 2020 - Uri Haber-Schaim, a leader in science education for nearly half a century, died September 16, 2020 in his home in Jerusalem, Israel, at the age of 94. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Shlomith, two daughters, a son, and three grandchildren.
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  • AAPT 2021 Winter Fellows Named
    September 18, 2020 - The 2021 AAPT Fellows Awardees have been announced. The criterion for selection of Fellows is exceptional contribution to AAPT's mission, to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
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  • Charlie Reno - Obituary
    September 1, 2020 - Charles was born on December 21, 1939 and died on August 25, 2020. He joined AAPT in 1991 and was actively involved in the Ohio Section of AAPT. He has served as Treasurer of the Ohio Section since 2001.
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  • John S. Rigden - Obituary
    August 19, 2020 - John S. Rigden was born in Painesville, Ohio, on January 10, 1934, and died of cardiac arrest at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 24, 2017, at age 83.
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  • 2020 AAPT PAEMST Awardees
    August 6, 2020 - August 6, 2020, College Park, MD—Five AAPT members have been honored as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
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  • Davies Named as First Recipient of the Doc Brown Futures Award
    August 4, 2020 - College Park, Maryland,United States, August 4, 2020—AAPT has announced that the recipient of the Doc Brown Futures Award is Kenric Davies. He has the honor of being the first recipient of this new award. The Doc Brown Futures Award recognizes early-career members who demonstrate excellence in their contributions to AAPT and physics education and exhibit the potential to serve in an AAPT leadership role. The award will be presented during the 2021 Virtual Winter Meeting.
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  • Lillian Christie McDermott - Obituary
    July 13, 2020 - It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Lillian Christie McDermott. Lillian died in her own home, from natural causes associated with cancer. She left life as she lived it: graciously and surrounded by her family. She is predeceased by her husband, Mark McDermott, and survived by her three children, Bruce (Tina), Melanie (David), and Connie, and four grandchildren.
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  • D'Arruda Named 2020 AAPT Summer Fellow
    July 10, 2020 - The 2020 AAPT Fellows Awardee has been announced. The criterion for selection of Fellows is exceptional contribution to AAPT's mission, to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
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  • Print Distribution Disruption of AJP and TPT
    June 1, 2020 - Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have temporarily paused the print distribution of The Physics Teacher (TPT) and the American Journal of Physics (AJP).
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  • Beth Parks to be Next Editor of the American Journal of Physics
    April 22, 2020 - The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) announced that Beth Parks will assume the position of Editor for the American Journal of Physics (AJP) September 1, 2020.
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