Education

Heidelberg to Host IAU Education Office

1 Dec 2019
The International Astronomical Union has selected Haus der Astronomie, an astronomy outreach center based in Heidelberg, Germany, as the location for its new Office of Astronomy for Education.

Astronomy Degree Recipients: One Year After Degree

18 September 2019
A new report from the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center details the initial employment outcomes of astronomy degree recipients from the classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016 combined.

IAU Seeks Help to Define Astronomical Literacy

3 May 2019
What does it mean for a citizen to be "literate" in astronomy? The International Astronomical Union and collaborators have drafted an answer and are inviting the community to help refine it.

Minority-Serving Institutions and the STEM Workforce

16 December 2018
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.

Las Cumbres Observatory Seeks New Education Partners

23 July 2018
LCO invites applications for organized and structured astronomy-education programs with well-defined target audiences. Partners will observe with LCO telescopes and use the data in their educational activities.