Data show only a weak correlation between Graduate Record Exam scores and success in grad school. Worse, there are stronger correlations of score with gender and race.
Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2016 will convene in Medellín, Colombia, next 16-20 May. Abstracts for oral presentations, posters, and workshops are now welcome. Deadline: 25 January 2016.
The AAS seeks information from department chairs to make our "College Departments Offering Astronomy Related Degrees" page more complete and up to date.
Monday, 19 October 2015, is set to be a night of astronomy on the South Lawn of the White House and all across the nation. Here are 10 tips for gathering friends and family to stargaze together.
If you have successfully integrated meaningful research experiences into your undergraduate curriculum, a new website from the Council on Undergraduate Research wants to share your story with the broader community.
Our fourth annual AAS Astronomy Ambassadors workshop on effective outreach for early-career scientists will be held at the 227th AAS meeting in Kissimmee, Florida, in January. Applications are due by 19 October 2015.
Are you bringing research experiences into introductory classes on your campus? Please share your thoughts, comments, stories, and experiences with the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.
The nonprofit EnCorps STEM Teachers Program is recruiting professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math into new careers in education — currently in California, but eventually in other states too.
The AAS seeks full members interested in making 2- to 3-day visits to community colleges and minority-serving institutions that don't grant degrees in astronomy.
The National Science Board has produced an interactive, online resource featuring new and updated data and graphics on education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).