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Use our online form to submit questions for the director of the National Science Foundation, whose plenary talk is on 5 January. Deadline: 18 December.

Meg Urry

Only full members are generally eligible for elected positions within the Society. To ensure that early-career members' voices are heard, Meg Urry is creating a special advisory board.

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The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Arlin P. S. Crotts, who passed away 19 November 2015.

AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

The editors of the Astrophysical Journal have retracted a paper after an investigation confirmed that it plagiarized earlier work, in clear violation of the ethics guidelines for the AAS journals.

An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education includes interviews with five women astronomers, all AAS members, as it explores what it’s like to navigate a field in which women are such a clear minority.

Four AAS members are among the 347 distinguished scientists newly elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internships provide promising students with the opportunity to work in the area of civil space research policy in Washington, DC. Applications for Summer 2016 are due on 5 February.