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Ramón Barthelemy 2021 Recipient of The Doc Brown Futures Award

February 17, 2021

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2021 AAPT Millikan Medal Awarded to Gregory E. Francis

February 1, 2021

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Experiencing Issues with Some AAPT Online Payments

January 31, 2021

We are experiencing issues with some online payments in our Shopping Cart. If you have difficulties paying, please contact us at membership@aapt.org so that we can assist you.

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Shirley Jackson to be Awarded AAPT 2021 Oersted Medal

January 26, 2021

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson has been named as the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Oersted Medal, presented by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT).

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AAPT Joins other AIP Member Societies to Reaffirm Inclusion and Diversity Efforts in Workplace

January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021, College Park, Maryland.—The American Association of Physics Teachers has joined the executive leadership of the American Institute of Physics and seven of its Member Societies in signing a pledge to advance racial equity through public policy.

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Jack Willis - Obituary

January 12, 2021

Jack Willis died at home in hospice on Oct. 27, 2020 from metastasized prostate cancer at age 95.

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Jan Landis Mader New AAPT President

January 12, 2021

At the close of the 2021 Virtual Winter Meeting the presidential gavel was presented to Jan Landis Mader. She will serve as President of the American Association of Physics Teachers for the coming year.

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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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2021 Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT awarded to Nina Morley Daye

October 21, 2020

College Park, MD, October 21, 2020—AAPT has announced that Nina Morley Daye will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during their 2021 Virtual Winter Meeting.

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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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