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Steve Maran's Retirement Roast!

He’s Retiring!

After 25 years of service as the Press Officer of the American Astronomical Society, Steve Maran is FINALLY retiring; and we invite you to join us as we celebrate this monumental event with a Farewell Roast.

Monday, 4 January 2010 from 7:00-9:30pm

Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC

Please RSVP to retirement at aas.org by Friday, 20 November 2009.

Beyond the Decade: The Future of International Astronomy

Beyond the Decade: The Future of International Astronomy
A Symposium in Celebration of the International Year of Astronomy

This symposium, which will take place on Friday, October 9, 2009 at the Keck Center of The National Academies in Washington, DC, will explore various dimensions of international astronomy. Three panels will respectively discuss contributions of international astronomy focusing on programs and activities in six countries and regions; three case studies of multi-national cooperation; and implications for the future from a perspective of key disciplines.

AAS Electronic Announcement #200 — September 2009

AAS Electronic Announcement #200 - September 2009

CONTENTS:

1. 2010 MEMBERSHIP ONLINE RENEWALS -- NOW OPEN

2. WASHINGTON, DC ABSTRACTS -- NEW LINKING FEATURE

3. DC MEETING FEATURES PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS

4. DC SPLINTER MEETINGS

5. DC MEETING NEWS

6. DC HOTEL INFORMATION

7. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SORT ABSTRACTS FOR DC MEETING

8. REMINDER FOR AAS PRIZE NOMINATIONS

9. CHAMBLISS AWARDS

10. AAS APPAREL FROM LANDS' END BUSINESS OUTFITTERS

11. KAVLI PRIZE NOMINATIONS OPEN

AAS Electronic Announcement #198 — July 2009

AAS Electronic Announcement #198 - July 2009

Mailed on 10 July 2009

CONTENTS:

1. AAS COUNCIL SEEKS INPUT ON ETHICS STATEMENT

2. 2010 MEMBERSHIP ONLINE RENEWALS STARTING IN SEPTEMBER

3. AAS MEMBERSHIP CALENDAR

4. STILL TIME TO NOMINATE FOR CHAMBLISS AMATEUR ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AND WRITING AWARDS

5. NSF DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF ASTRONOMICAL SCIENCES

6. NSF MPS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR SEARCH COMMITTEE SELECTED

7. NOAO SURVEY PROGRAM LETTERS OF INTENT DUE 31 JULY 2009

NSF Extends Deadline for Application for Director, Division of Astronomical Sciences

Informational Email 2009-13

This email is being sent as a service to NSF.

NSF Extends Deadline for Application for Director, Division of Astronomical Sciences

The NSF had informed the AAS that the deadline for applications for director of the Division of Astronomical Sciences has been extended to 30 June 2009. Full information and the position is available through the AAS Job Register and the NSF homepage.

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NASA / NSF Budget

Informational Email 15 - NASA/NSF Budget
Marcos Huerta
John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow
blog.aas.org

NASA and NSF released their FY 2010 Budget requests over the last few weeks. While the top line numbers are unchanged, the detailed budget requests have full details at the division and program level. Astronomy sees gains at NSF AST, as part of the overall NSF budget growth, and flat or decreasing numbers at NASA Science.

NASA FY 2010 Budget Request

AAS Employment Committee Survey — Postdoctoral Offers

Dear AAS Members:

The AAS Employment Committee is considering a recommendation to shift the decision deadline for postdoctoral offers from February 15 to be later in the spring. Please help the committee decide whether (or by how much) to shift the decision deadline by participating in an anonymous survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=UNwNGO0Fn91klgs9KLBwyA_3d_3d

AAS Electronic Announcement #196 — May 2009

AAS Electronic Announcement #196 - May 2009

Mailed on 11 May 2009

CONTENTS:

1. NEW MEMBER BENEFIT - NASA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

2. THE AAS IS ON FACEBOOK

3. NEEDED: JUDGES FOR CHAMBLISS STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

4. SPARK - THE EDUCATION NEWSLETTER

5. PROPOSAL TO SHIFT THE POSTDOC DECISION DEADLINE

6. EILEEN FRIEL NEXT DIRECTOR OF LOWELL OBSERVATORY

7. CANDIDATE SEARCH: NSF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

8. PLEASE TAKE THE USER SURVEY AT THE INFRARED SCIENCE ARCHIVE (IRSA)

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