Short news items of interest to the RHIC/AGS community.
APS Prizes to RHIC Physicists
Several prizes were awarded to physicists working on RHIC.
Satoshi Ozaki was awarded the Robert R. Wilson Prize of the American Physical Society for his leadership of the RHIC and TRISTAN accelerator projects. More information is available here.
Paul Sorensen of the STAR experiment was awarded the George E. Valley Jr. Prize, and Saskia Mioduszewski of the STAR (and formerly PHENIX) experiment was awarded the Maria Goeppert Mayer Award.
The full list of APS prizes this year is available here.
Many of the plenary talks from SPIN 2008 recently held in Charlottesville, Virginia, can be found here.