President Megan Donahue views the Society as more than the sum of its individual parts.
Representing the AAS, Executive Officer Kevin Marvel joined leaders of about 70 other professional societies in Washington, DC, to discuss the issue of sexual harassment in STEMM fields.
Your guide to items at the January 2019 AAS meeting that relate to informing and/or developing the public policy that governs federally funded research in the astronomical sciences.
The Astro2020 Co-Chairs will hold a decadal town hall at AAS 233, have extended the science white paper deadline (to 19 February) and released some examples.
The Society is saddened to learn of the passing of member John K. Cannizzo, who died on 30 December 2018. If you would like to write Dr. Cannizzo’s obituary, please contact the Vice-Chair of the Historical Astronomy Division.
Make a phone call now! Tell your representatives in Congress how the shutdown is impacting you in your professional and personal life, and ask them to pass legislation today.
The AAS Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion in Astronomy Graduate Education has completed its final report and will present the adopted recommendations at AAS 233 on Tuesday, 8 January 2019.
The AAS Working Group on Astroinformatics and Astrostatistics is hosting two events at the Seattle meeting on Monday afternoon.