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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.

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory invites potential users to attend one of four workshops around the US to gain the knowledge you'll need to carry out cutting-edge scientific research using NRAO facilities.

NASA is soliciting proposals to use the 10-meter Keck telescopes on Mauna Kea during the 2015B observing semester, 1 August 2015 through 31 January 2016. Deadline: 19 March 2015.

A special session at the 225th AAS meeting in Seattle in January covered topics such as the various types of software licenses, intellectual-property rights, and government restrictions on exporting codes.

Join your colleagues in St. Louis in July to explore the opportunities afforded by the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, an advanced collection of digital resources and services.

The AAS is part of a broad coalition asking the US government to take a more balanced approach to deficit reduction that relieves pressure on nondefense discretionary spending.

Voting in the AAS election of officers and councilors for terms beginning in 2015 closed on 31 January, and the ballots have been counted. The envelopes, please....

After detailed study by an expert task force, the Astronomical Journal and the Astrophysical Journal family will be revamped to simplify the submissions process and enhance their content.

That thud you heard was the arrival of President Obama's fiscal year 2016 budget. Here the AAS public-policy staff presents "just the facts" about what's in the request for the astronomical sciences.

Thierry Montmerle of the International Astronomical Union has several announcements of interest to AAS members who are thinking about attending the IAU General Assembly in Hawaii this August.