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University to host meeting of physics teachers

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GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University will host the fall joint meeting of the North Carolina and Southern Atlantic Coast Sections of the American Association of Physics Teachers Oct. 25-26.  The meeting will also include the Society of Physics Students, Zone 5.

The conference, which includes a Friday night banquet as well as presentations and workshops on Saturday, is hosted by Furman’s Physics Department.

The keynote speaker at the banquet will be Dr. Bryan Baker, a 2003 Furman graduate who is a NRC Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  Baker graduated from Furman with a degree in physics and earned his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering at Georgia Tech.

For more information, contact Furman’s Physics Department at 864-294-2207.

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