Society News

May 9 2018

Congratulations to the newly elected members of the SPS/Sigma Pi Sigma National Council! Contact information, photos and biographies of these individuals will be updated and posted on the National Council page later this summer.  Terms for these individuals begin June 1, 2018.

Sigma Pi Sigma President: James Borgardt, Juniata College

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Associate Zone Councilor: Molly McDonough, Suffolk University

Feb 5 2018

Physicist Michael H. Moloney Named New AIP CEO
Longtime leader of space and aeronautics boards at the National Academies and veteran of Irish Foreign Service to join American Institute of Physics in March

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 31, 2018 -- The American Institute of Physics (AIP) announced the hiring of a new CEO today. Experimental physicist Michael H. Moloney was selected by an AIP executive search committee and unanimously approved by AIP’s board of directors. He will assume the role March 5, 2018.

Jan 29 2018

The 4th edition of the Careers Toolbox  is now available for students and advisors.  Download the pdf or order the print version.  Discounts are available for bulk orders.  All SPS Advisors and Department Chairs will also receive print samples in the mail.

Jan 5 2018

To kick off the new calendar year, the SPS National Office is pleased to share resources designed to make your students and department thrive. We are so appreciative of the time and energy you dedicate to supporting your local chapter and hope that these tools will enhance your chapter and department.  Click the links below or on our Publications page to download and print additional copies.

 Within this packet, you should find:

Sep 20 2017

Finding the right graduate school and program can be tough! For example, programs include science policy, material science, education, theoretical and experimental research. Some important factors to consider when choosing a grad school include: available research funding, advisor-student ratio and support, mental health programs, specialty clubs and events.