Sigma Pi Sigma Wins 2017 Chapter Awards
Published on May 10, 2018
USciences chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honors Society won three awards from the national society headquarters in fall of 2017. The awards were announced in the spring of 2018.
The awards include:
Brett Conti Phys'20
Future Faces of Physic Award: UStrange Science: Unmasking the Weirdness of the Quantum Realm
Made to SPS chapters to support projects designed to promote physics across cultures, the goal of the Future Faces of Physics Award is to promote the recruitment and retention of people from groups historically underrepresented in physics.
Austin Vantrease Phys'19
Marsh W. White Award: Renewable Energy: Sustainable and Attainable
Marsh W. White Awards are made to SPS chapters to support projects designed to promote interest in physics among students and the general public. The award dates back to 1975 and is named in his honor for his long years of service to ΣΠΣ, and the community.
Alyssa Petroski Phys'20
Sigma Pi Sigma Chapter Project: Sigma Pi Sigma: Celebrating Diversity in Physics
The Sigma Pi Sigma Chapter Project Award provides funding of up to $500 for chapter inductions and events.