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2019 Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT to be Awarded to Laura E. McCullough AAPT has announced that Laura E. McCullough, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI, will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during the 2019 Summer Meeting in Provo, Utah. McCullough earned her B.A. in Physics at Hamline University, her M.S. in Physics at the University of Minnesota and her Ph.D. in Science Education, University of Minnesota. Learn More
Barbara Lotze - Obituary
January 28, 2019 - Born January 4, 1924 in Mezokovesd, Hungary, Barbara Lotze, passed away January 17, 2019.
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2018 Barbara Lotze Scholarship Winners
January 24, 2019 - The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) announced the winners of the 2018 Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Teachers.
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AAAS Announces 2018 Election of Fellows
November 27, 2018 - Beth A. Cunningham, 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.
Greg Puskar - Obituary
November 19, 2018 - Gregory Paul Puskar, 62, of Morgantown, passed away October 23, 2018 at UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
2018 AAPT Board of Directors Election
November 8, 2018 - The AAPT membership has voted and elected members to serve on the AAPT Board of Directors
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AAPT 2019 Winter Meeting Plenary Speakers
November 1, 2018 - College Park, Maryland, United States, November 1, 2018—The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is the leading international scientific society for physics educators, physicists, and industrial scientists. Dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching, AAPT provides programs that encourage teaching practical application of physics principles, support continuing professional development, and reward excellence in physics education. The 2019 Winter Meeting in Houston, Texas, will take place on January 12-15, 2019. Plenary sessions will feature the Oersted Medal winner, Gay Stewart; Jack G. Hehn, Melba Newell Phillips Awardee; Kip Stephen Thorne, theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate; and Michelle Feynman, the daughter of Richard Feynman.
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Students selected as 2018 US Traveling Team for Olympiad
July 17, 2018 - Students have been selected to represent the U.S. Physics Team as the 2018 Traveling Team at the 49th International Physics Olympiad
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David P. Jackson receives the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT
July 10, 2018 - AAPT has announced that David P. Jackson will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during the 2018 Summer Meeting in Washington, DC.
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