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Graduate students at US institutions are invited to apply for the 2016 Communicating Science Workshop, to be held 9-11 June 2016 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Applications are due 1 March.

For their commitment and service to the Society, we annually acknowledge and thank our members reaching their 25th, 30th, 35th, etc. anniversaries. Please let us know if your name is missing from this year's list.

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At their gathering in Kissimmee, the AAS's elected leaders approved budgets, appointed committees, and took other actions to guide the activities of the Society.

Congratulations to the winners of the latest Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award poster competition from the 227th AAS meeting!

The Dark Energy Survey (DES) Collaboration announces the public release of catalogs and other data products from its Science Verification data.

Vote in the 2016 AAS Election

Voting for the AAS election of officers and councilors will close at 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, 31 January 2016. The best way to ensure that your voice is heard is to vote!

The AAS Employment Committee requests your feedback on the career guidance and professional development events during the 227th AAS meeting.

Hundreds of snapshots from the January 2016 AAS meeting in Kissimmee, Florida, have been posted in our online gallery at

AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

A special session drawing about 150 people was held at the January 2016 AAS meeting to summarize the main outcomes and draft recommendations from the inaugural Inclusive Astronomy 2015 (IA2015) meeting.