We haven't received many responses to our call for AAS members to recommend female astronomers and astronomers of color whose birthdays should be noted on the AAS Wall Calendar. Ideas, anyone?
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Nearly all the astronomers whose birthdays are noted in the AAS Wall Calendar are white men. We explain why that was true in the past and invite you to help us celebrate more women and people of color in the future.
After a two-year study, the American Astronomical Society has recommended more than a dozen steps that colleges and universities can take to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups who earn graduate degrees in the astronomical sciences.
The National Academies report that minority-serving colleges and universities could serve as a greater resource for meeting US STEM workforce needs, but only with increased attention and investments.
At its recent meeting in Columbus, Ohio, the National Society of Black Physicists chose the winners of the AAS-sponsored Beth Brown Memorial Awards for oral and poster presentations.
The Inclusive Graduate Education Network invites scientists interested in issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion to attend a 17 March workshop at the University of Southern California.
The AAS Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy is proud to announce the new People of Color in Astronomy Listing for finding colloquium speakers, job candidates, and peer mentors.
Women of color working in astronomy and planetary science report more gender and racial harassment than any other group in the field, according to a new study revealing widespread harassment in these scientific disciplines.
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has published two new reports on underrepresented minorities among college students and faculty in physics, astronomy, and related fields.
The American Institute of Physics, the umbrella organization for 10 professional societies (including the AAS) and 24 affiliate societies, hosted its annual Assembly of Society Officers on 4 April to discuss important issues of common concern to our members.