• Society of Physics Students
    Society of Physics Students University of Maryland College Park
  • Society of Physics Students
    Society of Physics Students University of Maryland College Park
  • Society of Physics Students
    Society of Physics Students University of Maryland College Park
  • Society of Physics Students
    Society of Physics Students University of Maryland College Park
  • Society of Physics Students
    Society of Physics Students University of Maryland College Park
  • Society of Physics Students
    Society of Physics Students University of Maryland College Park

Join SPS Today: It’s the best thing for your career since choosing to study physics

Active involvement in SPS can help you transform into a contributing member of the professional physics community. Course work develops only one range of skills. Other skills needed to flourish professionally include effective communication and personal interactions, leadership experience, establishing a personal network of contacts, presenting scholarly work in professional meetings and journals, and outreach services to the campus and local communities.

Locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally, the SPS offers opportunities for these important enrichments to your undergraduate experience. Whether it's through our weekly meetings where you can connect with professors and researchers in our department, social events where you can connect with your fellow physics majors and SPS members, or service events where you can share your love of physics with the community, SPS provides unprecedented opportunity to advance yourself as a student, researcher, and member of the larger Maryland Physics community.

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UMD Wins Outstanding Chapter Award

UMD Wins Outstanding Chapter Award
For the second year in a row, The Society of Physics Students at The University of Maryland has been awarded the SPS Outstanding Chapter Award. Criteria for SPS Chapter recognition in each zone include the chapter's involvement in local, zone and national...
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Chapter Advisor wins UMD Outstanding Advisor Award

Chapter Advisor wins UMD Outstanding Advisor Award
Donna Hammer, Director of Student and Education Services, was awarded the Outstanding Advisor for a Student Organization Award for her role as UMD Chapter Advisor of the Read More...

Support UMD SPS

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a professional association explicitly designed for undergraduate students, and exists to them help transform themselves into contributing members of the professional science community. SPS activities include organizing a physics tutoring center, running weekly seminar meetings, hosting the annual research fair and showcase, leading outreach activities, and much more. We are able to fund these activities through the support of donors like you.

Through the donations of our supporters, we are able to offer events and activities that strengthen the critical skills needed to flourish professionally including effective communication and personal interactions, leadership experience, establishing a network of contacts, presenting scholarly work in professional meetings and journals, and outreach services to the campus and local communities.

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