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Applications are now being accepted for the next AAS John N. Bahcall Public Policy Fellow. If you have, or will have, a PhD by Fall 2015 and are interested in science policy, you are encouraged to apply!

AAS members interested in astronomy education, outreach, and heritage are invited to participate in a two-day meeting on these topics at the International Astronomical Union's General Assembly in August 2015.

The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member H. John Wood, III, who passed away 23 October 2014.

The AAS and IOP Publishing have created a new electronic book publishing partnership as part of the Society’s mission to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.

If you have a love of astronomy, a thirst for travel, and a desire to share this passion with others, apply now to become one of the first participants in the Astronomy in Chile Education Ambassadors Program (ACEAP).

Individuals at US institutions are welcome to apply for support for airline travel to the August 2015 IAU General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii. Deadline: 9 January.