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We honor the memory of our departed colleagues. The Historical Astronomy Division commissions and compiles obituaries for deceased AAS members and depends on you, our members, for help writing them.

The National Academy of Sciences seeks to recognize major contributions to the science of astronomy and invites help from AAS members to identify outstanding candidates for the Watson Medal. Deadline: 1 October 2015.

Are you bringing research experiences into introductory classes on your campus? Please share your thoughts, comments, stories, and experiences with the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.

Everyone who belongs to the AAS receives the magazine Physics Today as a member benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory seeks proposals for use of the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, and Green Bank Telescope from 1 February to 31 July 2016. Proposals are due on 3 August 2015.

The editors and publishers of some of the world's leading astronomical journals are offering a workshop for current and prospective authors and referees at the IAU General Assembly. RSVP today!

The paper edition of the AAS Membership Directory is published annually by the AAS Executive Office. The 2015 edition has been mailed and should arrive in members' mailboxes soon!

Registration is open, and abstract submission opens soon, for Extreme Solar Systems III, 29 November to 4 December 2015 at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Make your travel plans!

If you'll be in the DC metro area on 23 June, you're invited to attend the induction of the late astronomer Frank Kameny into the Labor Hall of Honor — but you must RSVP by Friday, 19 June, so hurry!

AAS prize nominations are due on 30 June. Help us identify and recognize long-overlooked giants in the field, rising stars at institutions that don’t aggressively nominate, and quiet but profound field-changers.

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