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The National Optical Astronomy Observatory seeks proposals for the operation of the Kitt Peak National Observatory 2.1-meter and Coudé feed telescopes. Deadline: 7 July 2014.

Astronomers Ray Jayawardhana (University of Toronto) and Sylvain Veilleux (University of Maryland) are among the latest recipients of Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships.

Doctoral students needing funds to report their solar-system or exoplanet research results at scientific meetings may apply to Uwingu for travel grants. Deadline: 30 April 2014.

The EU seeks astronomers and physicists from all over the world to review proposals for its Horizon 2020 program. Reviewers will be paid and will have travel expenses reimbursed.

The Menu of Outreach Opportunities in Science Education (MOOSE) was assembled for the AAS Astronomy Ambassadors program and is now available to the entire astronomical community.

A 20-minute film about the NSF-funded Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories will be available to watch on beginning 15 April.

A gathering in Lexington, Kentucky, on Saturday, 3 May 2014, is a test of a new type of AAS meeting designed to foster closer ties and to support research and teaching in astronomy.

Today's post is written by AAS member, Ramin Skibba, who participated in the 2014 AAS Congressional Visits Day Program.

Last week, I participated in the Congressional Visits Day (CVD) with the American Astronomical Society (AAS)...

NASA is soliciting potential partners interested in using the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy for scientific investigations or for other potential uses. Deadline: 1 May 2014.

Nominated by President Obama and confirmed by the US Senate, the National Science Foundation's new leader is an astronomer, a former university president, and a former NASA chief scientist.