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Initial Appropriations Action Alert

AAS ACTION ALERT 2001-04

SUMMARY

This Action Alert requests members to write letters to their member of Congress (and send cc's to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House VA-HUD-IA Appropriations Committee) to request increases in funding for basic science in the VA-HUD-IA Appropriations bill. Members should complete their communications no later than the week of 18 June, although regular communication throughout the summer would be very helpful.

Anneila Sargent President, American Astronomical Society

AAS Electronic Announcement #97 -- May 2001

AAS Electronic Announcement #97 -- MAY 2001

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:35pm 29 MAY 2001]

CONTENTS

  1. DIVISION FOR PLANETARY SCIENCES TO MEET IN NEW ORLEANS
  2. PASADENA HOTELS DELETE ENERGY CHARGE
  3. AVOID INTERNET INTERRUPTION AT THE AAS MEETING

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1. DIVISION FOR PLANETARY SCIENCES TO MEET IN NEW ORLEANS

Division for Planetary Sciences
33rd Annual Meeting
27 November - 1 December 2001
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Pennsylvania School Board Issue

AAS ACTION ALERT 2001-03

(Sent to members in Pennsylvania only)

Summary

This ACTION ALERT summarizes a current effort underway in Pennsylvania to modify the Science and Technology Standards in the state education system in such a way as to decrease the overall level of scientific understanding.

It was forwarded to the AEB by a member of the American Association of Physics Teachers and is being forwarded to all AAS members in Pennsylvania on behalf of the AAS Astronomy Education Board.

Bruce Partridge, AEB Chair

AAS Electronic Announcement #96 -- May 2001

AAS Electronic Announcement #96 -- MAY 2001

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:25pm 9 MAY 2001]

CONTENTS

  1. PASADENA HOTELS ADD ENERGY CHARGE
  2. TRITON WATCH SOLICITS OBSERVERS
  3. SOFIA NEWS
  4. IR SOURCE PHOTOMETRY FROM COBE DIRBE DATA

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1. PASADENA HOTELS ADD ENERGY CHARGE

We have just been informed that there will be a $3.00/room per night energy charge added to the negotiated rate at all the hotels in Pasadena.

AAS Electronic Announcement #93 -- March 2001

AAS Electronic Announcement #93 -- MARCH 2001

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:25pm 8 MARCH 2001]

CONTENTS

  1. DID YOU KNOW? NOMINAL AAS TRIVIA
  2. PASADENA MEETING: ROOMMATES & ABSTRACTS
  3. SESSION REQUESTS FOR WASHINGTON, DC WINTER 2002 MEETING
  4. NOAO OBSERVING PROPOSALS DUE 31 MARCH 2001
  5. ASP 113TH ANNUAL MEETING & SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM
  6. CONNECTING QUARKS WITH THE COSMOS: CALL FOR COMMUNITY INPUT

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AAS Electronic Announcement #92 -- February 2001

AAS Electronic Announcement #92 -- FEB 2001

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:00pm 8 FEB 2001]

CONTENTS

  1. AJ AND APJ CONTENTS BY EMAIL
  2. DDA ABSTRACTS DUE 27 FEB
  3. GOVERNMENTAL HIRING FREEZE
  4. AIP STATE DEPARTMENT SCIENCE FELLOWSHIP

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1. AJ AND APJ CONTENTS BY EMAIL

Any reader of the online AJ or ApJ can now receive the table of contents by email, each time an issue is posted. To sign up for this free service, go to the following URLS:

Alabama Curriculum Issue

AAS ACTION ALERT #2001-1 (Released in Collaboration with AGU)

[Mailed to members in Alabama from aas.org at 1:15pm, 5 February 2001]

Alabama Board of Education Slated to Vote on New Science Curriculum

Summary:

This Action Alert provides background information on an upcoming vote of interest to AAS members in Alabama. It provides resources for more information and advocates action on the part of AAS members.

Introduction:

AAS Electronic Announcement #91 -- January 2001

AAS Electronic Announcement #91 -- JAN 2001

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:15pm 23 JAN 2001]

CONTENTS

  1. AAS SEEKS DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES
  2. FORUM ON OUTER PLANETARY EXPLORATION: 2001-2020
  3. NOAO SURVEY PROGRAM LETTERS OF INTENT DUE 31 JAN. 2001
  4. KEY RESULTS FROM MEETING OF NASA'S SScAC

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1. AAS SEEKS DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES

AAS Electronic Announcement #85 -- August 2000

AAS Electronic Announcement #85 -- AUGUST 2000

[Mailed from aas.org at 5:05pm 9 AUG 2000]

CONTENTS

  1. NEWS AT THE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL
  2. CALL FOR PROPOSALS WITH THE OVRO MILLIMETER-WAVE ARRAY
  3. CALL FOR PROPOSALS WITH FCRAO 14 METER TELESCOPE

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1. NEWS AT THE ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL

AAS Electronic Announcement #84 -- July 2000

AAS Electronic Announcement #84 -- JULY 2000

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:55pm 10 JULY 2000]

CONTENTS

  1. HEAD AND DPS ABSTRACTS DUE
  2. CAREER TRAJECTORIES OF GRADUATE STUDENTS
  3. NEW NRC STUDY: FROM QUARKS TO THE COSMOS
  4. HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE CYCLE 10 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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1. HEAD AND DPS ABSTRACTS DUE

AAS Electronic Announcement #82 -- May 2000

AAS Electronic Announcement #82 -- MAY 2000

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:35pm 10 MAY 2000]

CONTENTS

  1. AAS SAN DIEGO SPECIAL SESSION PROPOSALS DUE
  2. 32nd DIVISION FOR PLANETARY SCIENCES MEETING
  3. IAU XXIVth GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  4. GOLDSTONE SOLAR SYSTEM RADAR PROPOSALS DUE

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1. AAS SAN DIEGO SPECIAL SESSION PROPOSALS
DUE 12 May 2000

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