The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has partnered with the US Army Research Laboratories (ARL) to identify STEM faculty to participate in a 10-week summer research fellowship.  The research “campaigns” at the ARL are focused on the following topics:  Computational Sciences, Materials Research, Sciences for Maneuver, Information Sciences, Sciences-for-Lethality and Protection, Human Sciences, and Assessment

The National Society of Black Physicists would like to recognize co-founder and former past-presidents, Dr. Sekazi Mtingwa on being selected as a shared recipient of the APS 2017 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators.  Dr. Mtingwa’s commitment to physics has led to numerous other awards, including the 2015 Distinguished

Congratulations to NSBP member Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a theoretical physics postdoc/axion wrangler of the University of Washington, Seattle, on being a 2016 FQXi Large Grant Awardee winner.  Dr. Prescod-Weinstein has been awarded 100K for the Project Title: “Epistemological Schemata of Astro|Physics: A Reconstruction of Observers” (Co-Investigator: Sarah Tuttle, University of Texas/University of Washington).  This award

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A Call for Membership, The Answer:  For a Lifetime In 1977 the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) was founded to promote the professional well-being of black physicists within the scientific community and within society at large. Over the years, NSBP has sought to develop and support efforts to increase the opportunities afforded to our

              To all interested graduate students in science, technology, health, mathematics, and related fields: Applications are now open for the Communicating Science 2016 Workshop (http://comscicon.com/apply-comscicon16), to be held in Cambridge, MA on June 9-11th, 2016. Graduate students at US institutions in all fields of science and engineering are encouraged

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The Dorrit Hoffleit Undergraduate Research Scholarship at Yale provides exceptional undergraduate students with the opportunity to do research at Yale University over the summer with a faculty mentor. All expenses, including travel, will be paid and there is a stipend. Further information can be found at: http://astronomy.yale.edu/undergraduate-program/research/dorrit-hoffleit-undergraduate-research-scholarship   Please do NOT submit applications via the Physics

Announcing NASA\’s 2015-16 Cassini Scientist for a Day Essay Contest (The Cassini spacecraft launched in October 1997 and has been orbiting Saturn since 2004). The 2015-16 Cassini Scientist for a Day Essay Contest is open to students in grades 5-12. Essays must be under 500 words. There are three essay topics to choose from: Target

Are you a k-college educator, an amateur astronomer that does outreach, or do you work at a planetarium, science center, or other informal science venue? Are you interested in traveling to Chile to learn about the major U.S. observatories?  Here’s your chance!! Please share this email/link with others that you think might be interested, via

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