Only full members are generally eligible for elected positions within the Society. To ensure that early-career members' voices are heard, Meg Urry is creating a special advisory board.
Balloting for the next election of AAS Officers and Councilors opens in mid-December 2015 and closes at the end of January 2016. Here is the slate of candidates.
Meg Urry reflects on a difficult week for the astronomical community and describes a new effort to strengthen the AAS Ethics Statement.
The AAS deplores sexual harassment and expresses its support for people who risk their own professional status by speaking publicly to protect others from similar abuse.
The AAS's new John Bahcall Public Policy Fellow, Heather Bloemhard, introduces herself and describes her path from graduate school to a PhD in physics and, ultimately, a career in science policy.
A recording of a Google Hangout panel discussion on the wide range of careers available to astronomers is now available on YouTube. Watch the video to see all that you can do with a PhD in astronomy.
If you earned your PhD between 2004 and 2014 from any institution worldwide and have ever studied, worked, or trained in the United States, you are invited to participate in a new study of PhD employment.
Voting in the AAS election of officers and councilors for terms beginning in 2015 closed on 31 January, and the ballots have been counted. The envelopes, please....
Meg Urry reviews the very busy, very successful 225th AAS meeting held 4-8 January 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center.
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has published two new reports examining what new physics and astrophysics PhDs are doing a year after finishing their doctorates.