AAS member Chris Impey is the first astronomer to be named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute professor in recognition of his excellence in both scientific research and science education.
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The International Astronomical Union (IAU) Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) seeks proposals to stimulate education and development. Deadline: 31 August 2014.
Provided free to all members, the annual AAS Wall Calendar highlights important astronomical events month by month. The AAS is now seeking sponsors and key dates and deadlines for the 2015 edition.
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific recently published an article by AAS Press Officer Rick Fienberg recounting his 20-plus years at Sky & Telescope magazine.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member Trevor C. Weekes, who passed away 27 May 2014.
The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization and the Smithsonian Institution will convene “Transient Phenomena in Astronomy and Astrophysics” 6-8 October in Washington, DC. Registration deadline: 1 September.