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 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.
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has released new reports on physics- and astronomy-department enrollments and degrees based on 2013 survey data.
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites proposals for the use of its telescopes and those of its partners during the period February 2015 to August 2015. Deadline: 25 September 2014.
The National Science Foundation's EAPSI program enables US graduate students to spend 8 to 10 weeks doing summer research in one of seven host countries. Application deadline: 13 November.
A National Science Foundation committee has drafted a report advising the GEO directorate on goals and priorities for the next five years and invites comments from the community by Friday, 12 September.