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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Mary Jane Head 2021 Recipient of the Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT

September 15, 2020

College Park, MD, September 15, 2020—AAPT has announced that Mary Jane Head will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during their 2021 Virtual Winter Meeting.

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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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