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AAAS DOSER Program to Screen "The City Dark" 10 May 2012

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Dialog on Science, Ethics and Religion program (DOSER), will air the movie "The City Dark" on 10 May 2012 beginning at 5:30 pm at the AAAS Headquarters in Washington, DC.

AAS members in the local region are welcome and encouraged to attend. After the screening, there will be a panel discussion on light pollution and its impact on humans, both physically and culturally. AAS President, Debra Elmegreen will also participate in the panel discussion.

AAS Electronic Announcement #231 — April 2012

CONTENTS:

1. ANCHORAGE MEETING NEWS
1a. Registration Reminder
1b. Anchorage Hotel Information
1c. Presentation Uploading for Anchorage Meeting is Available
1d. Undergraduate Orientation Sponsorship
1e. Splinter Meetings
1f. Meeting Program--Ad Space
1g. NEEDED: JUDGES FOR CHAMBLISS STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
2. AAS PRIZE NOMINATIONS
3. 2012 AAS MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
4. ASSOCIATE EDITORS FOR THE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS
5. AAS BOOK INVENTORY
6. IMPORTANT NOTICE 132, IMPLEMENTATION OF REVISED NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD-APPROVED MERIT REVIEW CRITERIA
7. THE FIZEAU AND MICHELSON PRIZES IN INTERFEROMETRY--INVITATION FOR NOMINATIONS
8. SMALL RESEARCH GRANT PROPOSALS
9. CARMA CALL FOR SEMESTER 2012B OBSERVING PROPOSALS
10. ALMA CYCLE 1 EARLY SCIENCE OBSERVATIONS
11. CYCLE 2 CALL FOR PROPOSALS: LWA1 RADIO OBSERVATORY
12. THE GMT AND THE NSF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: AN EXPLANATION FOR OUR ASTRONOMICAL COLLEAGUES
13. 2012 INTERNET SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FAIR--CALL FOR JUDGES
14. ATTENTION DC-AREA MEMBERS: AAAS SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR SCIENCE FESTIVAL

AAS Electronic Announcement #230 — March 2012

CONTENTS:
1. ANCHORAGE MEETING NEWS
1a. Registration Reminder
1b. Anchorage Hotel Information
1c. Inaugural AAS Talent Show Scheduled for Anchorage Meeting
1d. Anchorage Workshops and Events
1e. Sign up to Volunteer at the 220th Anchorage Meeting
1f. Undergraduate Orientation Sponsorship
1g. Splinter Meetings
1h. Exhibiting in Anchorage
1i. Sponsorship Opportunities
2. AUSTIN MEETING PLENARY SESSION VIDEOS
3. 2012 AAS MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
4. ASSOCIATE EDITORS FOR THE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS
5. 43rd ANNUAL DDA MEETING DEADLINES
6. WISE ALL-SKY DATA RELEASE
7. CALL FOR AAT PROPOSALS IN SEMESTER 2012B
8. NEW FRONTIERS IN ASTRONOMY AND COSMOLOGY INTERNATIONAL GRANT COMPETITION
9. LARGE BINOCULAR TELESCOPE INTERFEROMETER EXOZODI KEY SCIENCE TEAM PROPOSAL CALL
10. AMERICAN COLLEGIATE INNOVATION VIDEO CONTEST: BUILDING A BETTER AMERICA THROUGH SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Important Message from NSF Division of Astronomical Science

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM NSF DIVISION of ASTRONOMICAL SCIENCES

[forwarded by the Society on behalf of NSF]

The last day for community input to the AST Division's Portfolio Review is Tuesday, 31 January 2012. We strongly encourage all interested members of the community to become informed about the review process, by making use of the materials posted on the Portfolio Review web page, http://www.nsf.gov/mps/ast/ast_portfolio_review.jsp.

Resolution Relating to the Ongoing NSF-AST Portfolio Review

Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer

The AAS has issued a resolution relating to the ongoing NSF-AST Portfolio Review.

Approved by the AAS Executive Committee on 2 January 2012, the statement supports the concept of the NSF-AST Portfolio Review and highlights its importance for enabling the Decadal Survey priorities.

The full statement is available on the AAS Resolutions page: http://aas.org/governance/resolutions.php#NSFPort

Mailed 5 January 2012

AAS Electronic Announcement #227.1 — December 2011

CONTENTS:
1. AUSTIN MEETING NEWS
1a. Austin Hotel Information
1b. Childcare Available in Austin
1c. Free Workshop by Renowned Investment Advisor Ric Edelman
1d. Presentation Uploading in Austin is Available
2. ANCHORAGE, AK SUMMER MEETING WORKSHOP PROPOSALS DEADLINE WEDNESDAY 15 DECEMBER
3. CHAMBLISS STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS: WE NEED MORE JUDGES FOR THE AUSTIN MEETING
4. 2012 MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS
5. AAS ELECTRONIC VOTING
6. PLEASE INCLUDE THE AAS IN YOUR YEAR-END DONATION PLANS
7. 2011 ANNUAL REVIEWS
8. CAREER CENTER
9. NSF DIRECTOR SEEKS SUGGESTIONS FOR NEW MPS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
10. AAVSONET CALL FOR OBSERVING PROPOSALS
11. SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION CONSTRUCTION AND ANALYSIS SOFTWARE
12. THE NASA EXOPLANET ARCHIVE
13. BARUCH S. BLUMBERG NASA/LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CHAIR IN ASTROBIOLOGY
15. HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE CYCLE 20 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

AAS Electronic Announcement #227 — December 2011

CONTENTS:
1. AUSTIN MEETING NEWS
1a. Austin Hotel Information
1b. Childcare Available in Austin
1c. Free Workshop by Renowned Investment Advisor Ric Edleman
1d. Presentation Uploading in Austin is Available
2. ANCHORAGE, AK SUMMER MEETING WORKSHOP PROPOSALS DEADLINE WEDNESDAY 15 DECEMBER
3. CHAMBLISS STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS: WE NEED MORE JUDGES FOR THE AUSTIN MEETING
4. 2012 MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS
5. AAS ELECTRONIC VOTING
6. PLEASE INCLUDE THE AAS IN YOUR YEAR-END DONATION PLANS
7. 2011 ANNUAL REVIEWS
8. CAREER CENTER
9. NSF DIRECTOR SEEKS SUGGESTIONS FOR NEW MPS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
10. AAVSONET CALL FOR OBSERVING PROPOSALS
11. SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION CONSTRUCTION AND ANALYSIS SOFTWARE
12. THE NASA EXOPLANET ARCHIVE
13. BARUCH S. BLUMBERG NASA/LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CHAIR IN ASTROBIOLOGY
14. HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE CYCLE 20 CALL FOR PROPOSALS
15. FREE ACCESS TO SPRINGER JOURNALS IN ASTRONOMY UNTIL 31 DECEMBER

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