Balloting for the next election of AAS Officers and Councilors opens in mid-December 2014 and closes at the end of January 2015.
Kevin Marvel highlights some new or relatively unknown AAS activities that benefit our members and profession and about which you can learn more via links at the bottom of our website.
Astronomy in the News
The US Dept. of Energy's Office of Science invites applications from undergraduates and faculty members to work with DOE scientists at DOE labs next summer. Deadline: 9 January 2015.
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has published two new reports on underrepresented minorities among college students and faculty in physics, astronomy, and related fields.
The National Science Board has produced an interactive, online resource featuring new and updated data and graphics on education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Glen W. Deen, who passed away 15 October 2014.
The NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database team seeks feedback on your NED usage and your priorities for potential new or improved features. Deadline: 30 November 2014.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Gerhard Neukum, who passed away 21 September 2014.