AAPT Proactively Moves to Remote Work Due to Coronavirus; Business to Continue as Usual

March 13, 2020

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2020 -- Due to an abundance of caution, American Association of Physics Teachers employees will be working remotely beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 to reduce potential exposure to the coronavirus.

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Section Meetings Canceled

March 11, 2020

Spring Section Meetings have been canceled.

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Barbara Lotze Scholarship Winners for 2019

February 26, 2020

The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) announced the winners of the 2019 Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Teachers.

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Chandralekha Singh Becomes President of AAPT

February 24, 2020

During the 2020 Winter Meeting in Orlando, Florida, the presidential gavel was presented to Dr. Chandralekha Singh. She will serve as President of the American Association of Physics Teachers for the coming year.

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Curtis Hieggelke - Obituary

January 8, 2020

September 6, 1941 - January 1, 2020

Dr. Curtis J. Hieggelke Hall of Fame community college teacher and AAPT TYC leader, died January 1, 2020 at the age of 78.

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Robert C. Hilborn Elected 2019 AAAS Fellow

November 26, 2019

Robert C. Hilborn, Associate Executive Officer of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. The citation states: Dr. Robert Hilborn (Education) for distinguished service to the field of physics education, particularly for reforming K-12 and undergraduate physics education.

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Richard W. Peterson Recognized with AAPT’s 2020 Melba Newell Phillips Medal

November 6, 2019

The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) has announced that the 2020 Melba Newell Phillips Medal will be awarded to Richard Peterson, University Professor of Physics – Emeritus, Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota. The Medal will be presented during a Ceremonial Session of the AAPT 2020 Winter Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

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2019 AAPT Board of Directors Election Results

November 1, 2019

AAPT 2019 Board of Directors Election

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2020 AAPT Oersted Medal awarded to David Sokoloff

October 30, 2019

David Sokoloff has been named as the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Oersted Medal, presented by the American Association of Physics Teachers ® (AAPT ®).

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AAPT PAEMST Awardees 2017-2018

October 22, 2019

Eight AAPT members have been honored as the 2017 and 2018 recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

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