AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy

Issue of May 27, 2005 and June 3, 2005
eds. Patricia Knezek, Jim Ulvestad, & Lisa Frattare

This week's issues:

1. Note to subscribers of AASWomen

*** The following items are taken from WIPHYS ****

2. M. Hildred Blewett Scholarship for Women in Physics

3. Women Physicists Sought for Reality Show

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4. How to submit, subscribe, or unsubscribe to AASWOMEN

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1. Note to subscribers of AASWomen
From AASWomen editors

We will be moving the AASWomen listserv from STScI 
to the AAS very shortly. Current subscribers will 
not need to make any changes as the old list will be 
moved over. Expect a few tests in the next few weeks 
while we get it up and running. More information to 
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2. M. Hildred Blewett Scholarship for Women in Physics
From: WIPHYS Posting for May 31, 2005

Applications for the American Physical Society’s M. Hildred 
Blewett Scholarship for Women in Physics are due July 1, 2005.  
Information on the scholarship and how to apply is available at  
http://www.aps.org/educ/cswp/blewett/index.cfm .   

This scholarship has been has been established to enable women 
to return to physics research careers after having had to 
interrupt those careers for family reasons.  The scholarship 
consists of an award of up to $45,000.  Allowed expenses 
include dependent care, salary, travel, equipment, tuition 
and fees.  Selection will be made by a sub-committee of the 
APS Committee on the Status of Women in Physics. Announcement 
of the award is expected to be made by September 1.

The scholarship is made possible by a generous bequest to the 
American Physical Society from M. Hildred Blewett, a particle 
physicist who died in June 2004. Please contact Sue Otwell at 
blewett@aps.org in the APS office for more information.  

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3. Women Physicists Sought for Reality Show
From: WIPHYS of June 1, 2005

NBC is currently seeking female physics professors and 
teachers in teams of three to compete for thrills and 
riches in televisions first global treasure hunt.
	
The treasure hunters will face exciting challenges 
requiring brains, stamina, passion, and teamwork.

For more details, go to NBC.com and click on *Treasure 
Hunters*. If you have questions and would like more 
information please contact: 

Ashley Kemp, Casting Associate- Treasure Hunters - NBC
213-630-6530 ext. 101

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