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We are thrilled to announce the official meeting dates for the next GSCCM Conference 2022!   Please save these dates and plan to attend: When: Monday July 11 – Friday July 15, 2022 Where: Anaheim, CA at the Anahiem Marriot, located at   700 West Convention Way Anaheim, California 92802 USA   Conference website will be in the upcoming events when it's created, and registration information will follow later.   Abstract will be due January 15, 2022 with follow up reminders.   Many thanks to you, the community, the current Technical Committee and APS Meeting Managers for making this in-person meeting a possibility! It will be wonderful to ...
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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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Reminder that APS Fellows Applications/Nominations are due to GSCCM by April 1st For more information about the nomination process and eligibility go to: https://www.aps.org/programs/honors/fellowships/nominations.cfm Matt Lane GSCCM Secretary/Treasurer
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Early Career Award Nominations Due The APS GSCCM Early Career Award is given to recognize outstanding work by either a current graduate student or a researcher within two years of PhD completion. Nominations for the award are invited from the entire community and should include a cover letter, at least two letters of support, an example of recent work (publication, conference proceedings, poster or abstract), and the nominee’s CV. The recipient will be recognized at the next SCCM conference and will give an oral presentation on their work. Send nominations to Cindy Bolme (cbolme@lanl.gov) with subject line “SCCM Early Career Award Nomination.” Nominations ...
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2021 GSCCM Business Meeting You do not need to be registered or attending APS March Meeting to participate in this year's virtual business meeting via Zoom. Simply follow the link below. Wednesday, March 17th at 6:00pm-7:00pm Central Time. Contact Matt Lane (jlane@sandia.gov) for the Zoom link if you did not receive it via email. Agenda: 1) Welcome (Oleynik) 2) Election Report (Lane) 3) Financial Report (Lane) 4) Update on SCCM-2022 conference (Jordan/Gleason) 5) Call for SCCM-2023 organizers (Ivan) 6) GSCCM Virtual Seminar (Lane/Vogler) 7) Membership stabilization & Fellowship (Lane/Borg/Oleynik) 8) Opportunities for growth of GSCCM membership (Oleynik) ...
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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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{This text was sent by email to the membership on 1/14.  Hopefully, we'll have additional news next week.} Dear GSCCM Members and Conference Attendees, Happy New Year! We know that everyone has been waiting for an update on the 2021 SCCM conference. We appreciate your patience as we figure out the best path forward for the Topical Group during this unprecedented time. We are postponing the conference, probably until summer 2022. We are working with the APS Meetings team to determine the most effective way to make this happen, keeping in mind other meetings that are occurring in summer 2022. At this time, we don’t have specifics to provide you. ...
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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 ...
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