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More Decadal Survey Town Halls

AAS Informational Email 2010-6: More Decadal Survey Town Halls
Debra M. Elmegreen, President
Subject: Next round of AAS Decadal Survey Town Halls

As noted last week, to foster community understanding of and support for the recommendations of the Astro 2010 Decadal Survey, "New Worlds, New Horizons," the AAS has coordinated a series of Town Halls with regional hosts so that a Decadal Survey member can present the results in a forum that enables questions and discussion at the individual level.

Scheduled Town Halls include:

Special Decadal Survey Town Hall Notice

AAS Informational Email 2010-5.1: Special Decadal Survey Town Hall Notice

Debra M. Elmegreen, President

Subject: First AAS Decadal Survey Town Hall to be held Thursday, September 2 in Washington, DC

To foster community understanding of and support for the recommendations of the Astro 2010 Decadal Survey, "New Worlds, New Horizons," the AAS has coordinated a series of Town Halls with regional hosts so that a Decadal Survey member can present the results in a forum that enables questions and discussion at the individual level.

AAS Decadal Survey Release Event and AAS Decadal Survey Town Halls: Member Support Requested

AAS Informational Email 2010-4

Subject: AAS Decadal Survey Release Event and AAS Decadal Survey Town Halls: Member Support Requested

Debbie Elmegreen, AAS President
John Huchra, AAS Past-President and CAPP Chair

We eagerly anticipate the 2010 Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey Committee report that will be released Friday, August 13, and look forward to the announcement of the exciting opportunities it will present. It is vital that we uniformly support the report and its recommendations .

NRC Release Event

AAS Electronic Announcement #209 — June 2010

AAS Electronic Announcement #209 - June 2010

Date Emailed: 10 June 2010

CONTENTS:

1. (CON)TRIBUTE TO... THE AAS SPRING 2010 CAMPAIGN
2. AAS PRIZE NOMINATIONS DUE 30 JUNE 2010
3. WYOMING INFRARED OBSERVATORY OBSERVING TIME AVAILABLE
4. $750 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR TEACHING ASTRONOMY 101 MEETING
5. GALILEOSCOPES STILL AVAILABLE
6. SUPPORT THE 2010 U.S. PHYSICS TEAM!
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1. (CON)TRIBUTE TO... THE AAS SPRING 2010 CAMPAIGN

ASTRO2010 Chairs Community Bulletin

AAS Informational Email 2010-3

Subject: ASTRO2010 CHAIR’S COMMUNITY BULLETIN

Background: The following is being sent to the US members of the AAS as a service to the National Academy of Sciences ASTRO2010 Survey.
-- Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer

Colleagues:

This will be a short Bulletin to report to you that Astro2010 has remained on track since my last community bulletin in September. In the intervening period the Survey Committee has held three plenary meetings in October, January, and earlier this month.

AAS Electronic Announcement #206 — March 2010

AAS Electronic Announcement #206 - March 2010

Date Emailed: 10 March 2010

CONTENTS:

1. AAS PRIZE NOMINATIONS - NEW JUNE DEADLINE
2. 2010 AAS MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
3. MIAMI MEETING INFORMATION
4. DDA MEETING IN BOSTON
5. 2010 NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
6. NOAO CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2010B
7. SPITZER SPACE TELESCOPE CYCLE-7 CALL FOR PROPOSALS
8. CSO CALL FOR PROPOSALS
9. AAAS SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR 2010 CAREY LECTURER
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AAS Electronic Announcement #205 — February 2010

AAS Electronic Announcement #205 - February 2010

Date Emailed: 10 February 2010

Please note: The AAS Office has been closed due to record-setting snowfall since late last week. Alexandria, VA, recorded 28" from the first large storm and more than 12" from the second. Although AAS staff have been prevented from being in the office so far this past
week, work has continued from home using online tools such as Google docs, Internet chat, email, and phone.

Jim Ulvestad Named as NSF — AST Director

AAS Informational Email 2010-1

Subject: Jim Ulvestad Named as NSF-AST Director

This announcement from Edward Seidel is being forwarded to all AAS members as a service to the NSF Division of Astronomical Sciences.
-- Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James S. Ulvestad as Division Director for Astronomical Sciences in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate, effective March 1, 2010.

The State of the Agency: NASA Future Programs Presentation

The AAS is distributing this program announcement to its members located in DC, MD and VA as a service to the NASA Alumni League. Please note that you must RSVP for this event.

Kevin B. Marvel

The State of the Agency: NASA Future Programs Presentation Sponsored by the NASA Alumni League with support from the AAS, AIAA and WIA

Friday, 12 February 2010

James E. Webb Auditorium
NASA Headquarters
300 E Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

AAS Electronic Announcement #204 — January 2010

CONTENTS:
1. AAS 2010 PRIZE WINNERS
2. 2010 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
3. AAS ELECTION ELECTRONIC VOTING/PAPER BALLOTS
4. AAS CALENDAR CORRECTIONS
5. SPARK - THE EDUCATION NEWSLETTER
6. AAS APPAREL FROM LANDS' END BUSINESS OUTFITTERS
7. FERMI GAMMA-RAY SPACE TELESCOPE CYCLE 3 GI PROGRAM
8. CARMA CALL FOR SEMESTER 2010B OBSERVING PROPOSALS
9. AAVSONET CALL FOR PROPOSALS
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1. AAS 2010 PRIZE WINNERS

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