AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel provides an update on activities that will be keeping us busy for the rest of 2014, including wrestling with public-policy challenges and planning next year's IAU General Assembly.
Meg Urry looks to build better links between academia and industry by connecting students and professors with astronomers in all fields worldwide.
AST director Jim Ulvestad provides updates on AAG research grants, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, the Mid-Scale Innovations Program, and the NRC study of the US OIR system.
The US National Committee for the IAU is now accepting applications for individual membership from US astronomers at least three years past completion of their PhD. Deadline: 15 December 2014.
The American Institute of Physics invites applications for its 2015-2016 State Department Science Fellowship, which is cosponsored by the AAS. Deadline: 1 November 2014.
Learn how to communicate more effectively with the press and public by attending the AAS/NRAO Science Communication Workshop on Sunday afternoon, 4 January, in Seattle.
With no dues increase and a "stellar" lineup of benefits, there isn't a better time than now to renew your commitment to the AAS.
The National Research Council’s Optical and Infrared System Study Committee requests white papers from the astronomy community to aid its work. Deadline: 6 October 2014.