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Physics Faculty Brian Davies Receives Distinguished Service Award.

Oct 19, 2009

Dr. Brian Davies received the 2009 Distinguished Service Citation for his contributions to the Illinois Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (ISAAPT). Dr. Davies edits, produces, and distributes the Illinois Physics Teacher, a newsletter for the ISAAPT (available at He organized a meeting of the ISAAPT at WIU in 2007, has served over 4 years on the leadership council of the ISAAPT, and in 2007 represented the Illinois section at an AAPT Governance Retreat at the American Center for Physics in College Park, MD.

The department commends Dr. Davies for his contributions to the community of physics teachers in Illinois and congratulates him on this occasion.