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2018 BFY III Conference
ALPhA has begun preparations for the Third Conference on Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year (BFY III) of College.  July 25 - July 27, 2018.
published on March 30, 2018
2015 BFY Proceedings Published
The 2015 Conference on Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year of College (BFY II) gathered 150 members of the advanced lab community to share effective lab curricula, teaching methods, and experiments under a theme of "Constructing Great Instructional Lab Experiences." The BFY Proceedings provide peer-reviewed documentation of the posters and workshops that were presented as part of the conference.
published by AAPT and ALPhA on November 22, 2015
2015 BFY II Conference
ALPhA has begun preparations for the Second Conference on Laboratory Instruction Beyond the First Year (BFY II) of College.  July 22 - July 24, 2015.
published on February 7, 2015

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Past Events

Prof. Richard Peterson wins the 2017 Jonathan F. Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert APS Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction.

Mar 20, 2017 - Apr 20, 2018 APS event

Prof. Richard Peterson of Bethel University is the recipients of the 2017 Jonathan Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert APS Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction.

Van Bistrow wins the 2016 Jonathan F. Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert APS Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction.

Feb 10, 2016 - Mar 11, 2017 American Physical Society event

Van Bistrow of the University of Chicago is the recipients of the 2016 Jonathan Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert APS Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction.  The citation reads "For persistent dedication to the improvement of advanced undergraduate laboratories at the University of Chicago, the consistent support of student success, and for promoting the national discourse on advanced laboratories."

Team from the University of Michigan wins 2015 Jonathan Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert APS Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction.

Apr 03, 2015 - Feb 10, 2016 American Physical Society event

Carl Akerlof and Ramón Torres-Isea of the University of Michigan are the recipients of the 2015 Jonathan Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert APS Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction.  The citation reads "For dedication to the spirit of hands-on experimental instruction in Physics, inspirational teaching in the Advanced Undergraduate Laboratory of the University of Michigan, and continued contributions to physics laboratory instruction in the United States."

2010 Gordon Conference on Physics Research & Education

Jun 06, 2010 - Jun 10, 2010 in Mt Holyoke College

The 2010 Gordon Conference on Physics Research & Education will be held June 6 - 11 at Mount Holyoke College. This conference, the sixth in the series, will explore the connections between experimental research, laboratories, and physics instruction.

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