The National Science Foundation seeks community input on viable concepts for the future continued operation of Arecibo Observatory. Read and respond to NSF's Dear Colleague letter by 31 December.
Dara Norman and her colleagues invite your input on revising the AAS Ethics Statement to add policies and procedures for filing complaints and responding to them.
Only full members are generally eligible for elected positions within the Society. To ensure that early-career members' voices are heard, Meg Urry is creating a special advisory board.
President Obama welcomed hundreds of students and scores of science luminaries to the Executive Mansion for White House Astronomy Night on 19 October. Watch the YouTube video to see and hear some highlights.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
Balloting for the next election of AAS Officers and Councilors opens in mid-December 2015 and closes at the end of January 2016. Here is the slate of candidates.
If your PhD was or will be awarded by a US university in 2015 and is based on new data from any National Radio Astronomy Observatory facility, apply by 31 January for the Robert L. Brown Award.
Seven AAS members are among the newly elected Fellows of the American Physical Society nominated by the APS Division of Astrophysics. They'll receive their honors at the APS April meeting in Salt Lake City.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science wants to hear about how conference travel has benefited you and your research.
Two National Science Foundation programs that support a wide-range of astronomical activities — Advanced Technologies & Instrumentation and A&A Research Grants — have deadlines in the next month.
The American Institute of Physics has just released rosters of physics- and astronomy-department enrollments and degree data for 2014, with detailed department-by-department listings.
Founding editor Andrew Fraknoi presents an index to the full contents of Astronomy Education Review, organized by topics that both astronomy education researchers and practitioners would be likely to look under.
Version 4.0 of the Montage Image Mosaic Toolkit contains a command-line visualization tool and new modules to support the processing of data cubes.
The AAS seeks information from department chairs to make our "College Departments Offering Astronomy Related Degrees" page more complete and up to date.
Meg Urry reflects on a difficult week for the astronomical community and describes a new effort to strengthen the AAS Ethics Statement.
The AAS deplores sexual harassment and expresses its support for people who risk their own professional status by speaking publicly to protect others from similar abuse.
The National Postdoctoral Association has published a guidebook to assist postdoc women in navigating through their careers by utilizing professional societies and associations.
Monday, 19 October 2015, is set to be a night of astronomy on the South Lawn of the White House and all across the nation. Here are 10 tips for gathering friends and family to stargaze together.