AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel provides an update on activities that will be keeping us busy for the rest of 2014, including wrestling with public-policy challenges and planning next year's IAU General Assembly.
Meg Urry looks to build better links between academia and industry by connecting students and professors with astronomers in all fields worldwide.
The US Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Science Working Group seeks input on how you would use TMT for your scientific research and on how to maximize the facility's scientific return. Deadline: 6 October 2014.
Our third annual AAS Astronomy Ambassadors workshop on effective outreach will be held at the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, in January. Applications are due by 20 October 2014.
You're invited to submit an abstract for the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle in January to share ideas for astronomy-themed public-outreach events and programs for the International Year of Light 2015.
The AAS Executive Office seeks volunteers to judge posters for the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards at the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle, Washington, in January 2015. You can sign up when you register or submit your own abstract for the meeting.
The National Science Foundation has released results from a 2013 survey of US doctorate recipients in science, engineering, and health as well as recent unemployment data on scientists and engineers.
Apply by 1 December 2014 to spend a year working in the Library of Congress's John W. Kluge Center to conduct research on the humanistic and societal impacts of astrobiology.