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NSF Director Explains Vision for Science Agency in APS News In the June edition of APS News, National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan discusses his vision for the science agency, including its role in supporting research and training the future STEM workforce. Panchanathan is a computer scientist and engineer, and NSF’s 15 th director, after being confirmed by the US Senate on June 18, 2020. Additionally, he is a leader in science, engineering, and education with more than three decades of experience. Read about his vision for NSF here . #FeaturedNews ​
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The DPOLY March Meeting Program Guide is now available for download. Click below to download: >>>March 2021 Booklet<<<
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Dear DPOLY Members, At this year's virtual March Meeting, DPOLY will be using the platform SpatialChat (https://spatial.chat/s/TryMe) for all of our networking events. This platform allows attendees to wander around a virtual room and chat with others in small groups.  If you are close to another person you can hear them; as you move far away, they become quieter by an inverse square law, until you can no longer hear them. We hope the platform will allow for informal discussions of the kind that are so vital to the March Meeting experience. Note that this is very different from a zoom call, and that SpatialChat works best with the Chrome Browser (if you have ...
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APS has released a new   report   that provides recommendations to strengthen the nation’s STEM workforce, including building research capacity among emerging research institutions (ERIs), establishing a clear path for international talent to study and work in the US, confronting hostile work environments, and addressing the shortage of qualified STEM teachers. Titled “Building America’s STEM Workforce: Eliminating Barriers and Unlocking Advantages,” the report examines both domestic and international challenges and opportunities. It synthesizes a range of public data and reports—complemented with surveys of physics department chairs and APS ...
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Hello and welcome to your new unit website! APS has been hard at work revamping your current unit site and is excited to introduce your new online unit community — a member benefit powered by   APS Engage . In keeping in line with   APS’s strategic plan , this new site will not only serve our members, but will also serve the greater physics community as well. It will allow you to interact with other unit members beyond in-person meetings, share and discuss content relevant to your field of study and interests, and create a shared repository of useful resources. The site features: a community discussion board a unit community library a unit directory ...
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