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Nominations are currently being accepted for the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation. Deadlines: 27 April 2015 (Science), 1 June 2015 (Technology & Innovation).

NASA invites observing proposals for the 3-meter Infrared Telescope Facility on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, for the 2015B semester, which starts 1 August 2015 and ends 31 January 2016. Proposal deadline: 1 April 2015.

This summer's International Astronomical Union meeting in Honolulu will be a truly universal gathering. You won't want to miss out on the science, the collaboration, and the opportunity to shape the future of our discipline.

Learn how to get involved with a privately funded, 1.8-meter-aperture, ultraviolet-visible space telescope intended to complement other planned ground- and space-based observatories in the 2020s.

The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites proposals for the use of its telescopes and those of its partners during the period August 2015 to January 2016. Deadline: 31 March 2015.

Kevin Marvel discusses the work of two AAS task forces, one examining how we organize our meetings and another recommending changes in how we operate our journals.

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.

By special arrangement with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, founding director George Field's Russell Lecture from the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle, WA, in January 2015 is now available for public viewing.

Haven't renewed your AAS membership for 2015? The time is now — not only will your membership be suspended and your member benefits cut off on Sunday, 1 March, but also a $10 fee will be assessed for all renewals made after that date.

The January 2015 issue of the semiannual newsletter of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy is now available for download as a PDF.