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    European Strategy Preparatory Group Call For Submissions

    As part of the Update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics, the European Strategy Preparatory Group (ESPG) welcomes submissions on issues related to the strategy from individual physicists, from groups of scientists representing a community (an experiment, a topic of theoretical research, etc.) as...

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    Register now for the APS 2012 April meeting!

    The Early Bird Discount deadline for registration is just a week away, February 16! (and do not forget that students can get awards for travel assistance) It is going to be an exciting meeting, as evident from the list of the invited speakers below: Sat....

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    Fermilab’s “A Plan for Discovery”

    By Young-Kee Kim, Deputy Director, Fermilab Dear colleagues, I am writing to inform you of a new document that describes Fermilab’s scientific strategy for the next two decades. The strategy outlined in “A Plan for Discovery” keeps the laboratory and the United States at the...

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    Travel Awards for Students to Attend April APS Meeting

    Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that DPF will provide partial travel support for a limited number of students to attend the April APS meeting, March 31-April 3, in Atlanta, GA. For meeting details, see  This support for students is provided by funds...

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    2011 APS Fellows

    Many congratulations to the 2011 American Physical Society Fellows nominated by the Division of Particles and Fields.   The new Fellows will be honored at the annual DPF Business Meeting on Monday, April 2, 2012 during the APS April Meeting in Atlanta.      All DPF members are...

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    NSBP/NSHP prize

    The DPF congratulates Kassahun Betre (Stanford/SLAC), winner of the particle physics prize at the Joint Annual Conference of the National Society of Black Physicists and the National Society of Hispanic Physicists.  He presented a poster entitled “Probing the Top Quark at the LHC Through Photon...

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    Results of 2011 DPF Elections

    We are pleased to announce the results of the 2011 DPF election as follows: Ian Shipsey of Purdue University has been elected Vice-Chair. Nikos Varelas of University of Illinois at Chicago and Yuri Gershtein of Rutgers University have been elected members of the DPF Executive Committee. We...

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    Feedback requested on DPF Instrumentation Task Force Report

    The DPF Instrumentation Task Force requests immediate community feedback  by November 11 on their draft report.  Please send your comments to and feel free to post below in the comments section below. The primary recommendation of the Task Force Report is the creation of...

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    DPF Prizes and Awards for 2012

    By Patricia McBride.  The American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields is pleased to announce the 2012 recipients of the DPF Prizes and Awards.    The DPF 2012 Dissertation Award recipients will be announced at a later date.    All 2012 Prize and Award recipients will...

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    Status of the DPF Task Force on Instrumentation in High Energy Physics

    By Ian Shipsey and Marcel Demarteau The DPF Taskforce on Instrumentation has spent the last few months evaluating the current status of instrumentation in particle physics. The fifteen member Taskforce and its advisors have formulated five position papers available at The community is encouraged...

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