The National Radio Astronomy Observatory invites proposals from interested parties in the North American ALMA partnership for "Development Projects for Upgrades of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array."
Our fifth annual AAS Astronomy Ambassadors workshop on effective outreach for early-career scientists will be held at the 229th AAS meeting in Grapevine, Texas, in January. Applications are due by 17 October 2016.
AAS President Christine Jones, Past President Meg Urry, Treasurer Nancy Morrison, and Deputy Executive Officer Joel Parriott attended an NSF workshop on sexual harassment in the sciences. Here's what they learned.
The National Science Foundation has released a Dear Colleague Letter announcing its intent to release a Solicitation in the first quarter of FY 2017 regarding future operations of Arecibo Observatory.
Join the Association for Women in Science this Friday, 7 October, for a webinar with past AWIS presidents, then again next Thursday, 13 October, for the first in a series of webinars on broadening participation in STEM.
The AAS Solar Eclipse Task Force is offering travel grants to STEM leaders working with underserved communities to attend the upcoming Astronomical Society of the Pacific meeting. Deadline: 21 October.
Can’t remember if you’ve renewed your AAS membership for 2017? You can check your membership status and renew online.
Join Physics Today and Alaina G. Levine for a free webinar at 2:00 pm ET on Thursday, 13 October, to learn about how women can ensure their own success in STEM fields.
Most AAS members receive the magazine Physics Today as a membership benefit. The latest issue is now en route to subscribers' mailboxes and can be accessed online.
Congress is in recess until after the election. Read about the status of some of the relevant legislation, including FY 2017 spending bills and agency authorizations.
AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.
This is the second of two posts from the AAS Meetings Task Force about the future of AAS meetings. Part 2 discusses some of the specific questions addressed by the Meetings Task Force.
Each month as part of this series from HAD, an important discovery or memorable event in the history of astronomy will be highlighted. This month, we look at the comet first seen by Maria Mitchell in 1847.
Nominations (including self-nominations) are invited for new members of the Executive Committee of NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG). Terms are three years. Deadline: 7 October 2016.
Please consider signing up for an Oral History Project interview at an upcoming AAS or Division meeting, and take a short survey to help HAD determine whether or not to collect interviews at next summer meeting in Austin.
Renew your AAS membership online before Monday, 26 September, to save yourself some time and avoid receiving a snail mail reminder.
It's not too early to start thinking about the next AAS summer meeting in Austin, Texas, 4–8 June 2017. Proposals for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Meetings-in-a-Meeting, and Workshops are now being accepted.
The early registration deadline for the 229th AAS meeting is Thursday, 29 September, and abstracts are due by 9:00 pm ET on Tuesday, 4 October.
This is the first of two posts from the AAS Meetings Task Force about the future of AAS meetings. Part 1 discusses the big-picture view of meetings.
The AAS Sustainability Committee is happy to announce that attendees can now purchase carbon credits when registering for an AAS meeting. The funds will be used for various carbon-offsetting projects.