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2019 AAPT Fellows Announced

March 18, 2019

The 2019 AAPT Fellows Awardees have been announced.

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AAPT 2019 Millikan Medal Awarded

March 15, 2019

AAPT has announced that Tom Greenslade will receive the Robert A. Millikan Medal during the 2019 Summer Meeting in Provo, Utah. This award recognizes educators who have made notable and intellectually creative contributions to the teaching of physics.

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2019 AAPT Halliday and Resnick Award Announced

March 11, 2019

David Jackson to Receive the AAPT 2019 David Halliday and Robert Resnick Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Physics Teaching

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Mark S. Hannum - AAPT K-12 Program Manager

February 26, 2019

Thomas Jefferson High School Physics Teacher, Mark S. Hannum, Chosen to Serve as AAPT K-12 Program Manager

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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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