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The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has published two new reports on underrepresented minorities among college students and faculty in physics, astronomy, and related fields.

Balloting for the next election of AAS Officers and Councilors opens in mid-December 2014 and closes at the end of January 2015.

Meg Urry

Meg Urry looks to build better links between academia and industry by connecting students and professors with astronomers in all fields worldwide.

AAS President David Helfand welcomes the new year with thoughts about big astronomy meetings, how to advocate for federal investments in science, and the astounding pace at which our understanding of the universe is increasing.

Balloting for the next election of AAS officers and councilors will open in mid-December 2013 and close at the end of January 2014. All AAS members eligible to vote in the election will be notified once the ballot is available.

AAS members will elect new officers and councilors in early 2014. The final slate of candidates is now set; candidate bios and statements will be coming soon.

AAS members will elect new officers and councilors in early 2014. A preliminary slate of candidates is now in hand, and additional nominations are welcome. Deadline: 16 September.

The American Institute of Physics, the umbrella organization for 10 professional societies (including the AAS) and 24 affiliate societies, hosted its annual Assembly of Society Officers on 4 April to discuss important issues of common concern to our members.

The American Astronomical Society and its six divisions (Planetary Science, High Energy Astrophysics, Solar Physics, Dynamical Astronomy, Historical Astronomy, and Laboratory Astrophysics) are deeply concerned about the impact of the Administration’s new conference travel restrictions on the scientific productivity and careers of researchers who are Federal employees and contractors.

The results of the latest AAS election are presented below. The Society thanks all who agreed to stand for election, for their commitment and service to the community, and congratulates the winners.

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