Meg Urry reviews the very busy, very successful 225th AAS meeting held 4-8 January 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center.
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has published two new reports examining what new physics and astrophysics PhDs are doing a year after finishing their doctorates.
A feature of every winter AAS meeting, including the upcoming 225th meeting in Seattle, the Career Center facilitates potential employer-employee connections and can help you land your next position.
The National Science Board has produced an interactive, online resource featuring new and updated data and graphics on education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Balloting for the next election of AAS Officers and Councilors opens in mid-December 2014 and closes at the end of January 2015.
Meg Urry looks to build better links between academia and industry by connecting students and professors with astronomers in all fields worldwide.
This new survey establishes a baseline for tracking changes in the composition, backgrounds, and job histories of AAS members, in what types of work they do, and in the perceived hurdles to working in astronomy and related fields.
AAS President David Helfand welcomes the new year with thoughts about big astronomy meetings, how to advocate for federal investments in science, and the astounding pace at which our understanding of the universe is increasing.
Balloting for the next election of AAS officers and councilors will open in mid-December 2013 and close at the end of January 2014. All AAS members eligible to vote in the election will be notified once the ballot is available.
The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy is conducting a survey about two-body careers in astronomy. You're invited to take the survey whether or not you are partnered.