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NASA Science to Host Community Town Hall

19 Jan 2021
NASA’s Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting at 2 pm EST on Monday, 25 January, to discuss updates to NASA’s science programs, the current status of activities, and the 2021 budget.

Royal Astronomical Society Honors Stars of Astronomy

19 Jan 2021
The RAS Gold Medal in astronomy goes to Prof. Jocelyn Bell Burnell, an Honorary Member of the AAS, who will be invited to give a plenary lecture at a future AAS meeting, just as our Henry Norris Russell Lecturer speaks...

AAS Member Appointed to the National Science Board

19 Jan 2021
AAS member Matthew Malkan (University of California, Los Angeles) has joined the governing body of the National Science Foundation and will advise Congress and the new administration on issues in science and engineering....

AAS Names Recipients of 2021 Awards & Prizes

12 Jan 2021
At its 237th semiannual meeting, held virtually in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the AAS announced the recipients of its 2021 prizes for outstanding achievements in research and education.

Call for Proposals: NRAO Semester 2021B

7 Jan 2021
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory seeks proposals for use of the Very Large Array, Very Long Baseline Array, High Sensitivity Array, and Global 3mm VLBI Array. Proposals are due on 1 February 2021.

On Society Governance

6 Jan 2021
If you're not directly involved in AAS governance or operation, how the Society works can seem mysterious. Here AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel provides some practical information about the Society’s operations.

AAS Press Conferences: Not Just for Reporters

6 January 2021
News briefings at AAS meetings are open to all attendees — no press badge required. Is a colleague or student of yours participating in a press conference? Come show your support!

Career Services and Sessions at AAS 237

6 Jan 2021
Don't miss the career happenings at AAS 237! We'll have a bit of everything, from career workshops to drop-ins at the AAS Career Center, plus a CV Collection for job seekers to post and for hiring managers to peruse.