US Physics Team Finishes 5th in 50th IPhO

July 15, 2019

The 50th International Physics Olympiad came to a close on Sunday, July 15, 2019 in a ceremony that included jubilant winners, dance and music performances, and speeches, all reflecting the many cultures represented in the Olympiad. Between examinations the physics scholars toured Israel, from floating in the Dead Sea to hiking in national parks.

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U.S. Physics Team Travels to Tel Aviv for 2019 International Physics Olympiad

June 7, 2019

Five students have been selected to represent the U.S. Physics Team as the 2019 Traveling Team at the 50th International Physics Olympiad, a competition among high-school physics students, to be held July 7 –15, 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel. They will be accompanied by coaches JiaJia Dong and Mark Eichenlaub.

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Physics Team Camp Preps U.S. Students

May 31, 2019

This week twenty of the country’s best and brightest high school physics students will sit in a University of Maryland classroom, learning the theories that might land them the opportunity to travel to the 50th International Physics Olympiad .

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2019 Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT to be Awarded to Laura E. McCullough

April 15, 2019

AAPT has announced that Laura E. McCullough, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI, will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during the 2019 Summer Meeting in Provo, Utah. McCullough earned her B.A. in Physics at Hamline University, her M.S. in Physics at the University of Minnesota and her Ph.D. in Science Education, University of Minnesota.

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Geraldine Cochran to Receive 2019 Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT

April 8, 2019

AAPT has announced that Geraldine Cochran, will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT during the 2019 Summer Meeting in Provo, Utah.

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Larry Engelhardt Recipient of 2019 Homer L Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT

April 5, 2019

AAPT has announced that Larry Engelhardt will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during their 2019 Summer Meeting in Provo, Utah.

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AAPT Awards Homer Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to Brian Pyper

April 4, 2019

AAPT has announced that Brian A Pyper will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during their 2019 Summer Meeting in Provo, Utah.

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AAPT 2019 Klopsteg Memorial Lecture Award Announced

March 28, 2019

The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) announced today that Jodi A. Cooley, Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, TX, is the 2019 recipient of the Klopsteg Memorial Lecture Award. The lecture and award will be presented during the AAPT Summer Meeting in Provo, Utah.

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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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