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Balloting for the next election of AAS Officers and Councilors opens in mid-December 2014 and closes at the end of January 2015.

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Ten winners and five honorable mentions will receive support to present their dissertation talks at the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, in January.

Your membership supports the AAS mission to enhance and share humanity's scientific understanding of the universe. Renew by 31 December to receive a discount on author charges in AAS journals.

SpaceNews and several satellite-industry associations are doing a survey of the community, including scientists who build and/or use space-based instruments. Please take 15 minutes to help them out!

If you're a professional astronomer but an amateur musician, the National Association for Music Education wants to know how music participation has affected you throughout your career.

The AAS has issued a statement on the wearing of an inappropriate shirt by a European scientist at a press conference as well as on the reaction to the incident.

NASA is considering an airship challenge to incentivize the demonstration of a long-duration scientific platform for the Earth and space sciences by flying a 20 kg payload for 20 hours at 20 km.