Meg Urry reviews the very busy, very successful 225th AAS meeting held 4-8 January 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center.
The AAS election of officers and councilors for terms beginning in 2015 is now under way. The best way to ensure that your voice is heard is to vote! Deadline: 31 January 2015.
Graduate students currently in residence at a US institution are invited to apply for the third annual Communicating Science Workshop to be held 18-20 June 2015 in Cambridge, MA. Deadline: 1 March 2015.
More than 100 early-career AAS members have been trained in effective science education and public outreach and are actively engaging audiences all across the US in the excitement of modern astronomy.
Individuals at US institutions are welcome to apply for support for airline travel to the August 2015 IAU General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii. Deadline: 1 April (extended from 9 January).
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member J. Richard Hansen, who passed away 17 January 2015.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Robert L. Brown, who passed away 20 December 2014.
Results are in from the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle: 22 graduate students and undergraduates are receiving Chambliss medals or award certificates to honor their winning poster presentations.