Engaging First-Year College Students in Scientific Research
7 July 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.
Get Involved in STEM Education with EnCorps
8 April 2015
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.
NSB Releases New Resource on STEM Education & Workforce
29 October 2014
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).
Prestigious Summer Program Offers Prizes for Innovative Science Curricula
15 January 2014
The Summer Science Program (SSP) is seeking to fund innovative curricula to expand its residential program for talented high-school students. Deadline for proposal summaries: 31 May 2014.
Career Profile: Astronomer to Tenure-Track Faculty
6 Jun 2013
In this installment from the AAS Career Profiles series, cosponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the Committee on Employment, Dr. Meredith Hughes describes her transition from research...
AAS Council Decision Regarding Astronomy Education Review
14 June 2013
The AAS will cease publication of AER at the end of 2013; the journal's full archive will remain available online. A task force will be created to develop ideas for expanding the Society's investment in other types of...
Keeping STEM in Our Future
12 June 2013
Jim Manning, Executive Director of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, reflects on proposed changes to federal science-education programs and previews the ASP's upcoming annual meeting in San Jose, California.
Career Profile: Astronomer to Video Game Designer
18 Apr 2013
The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy and the AAS Employment Committee have compiled dozens of interviews highlighting the diversity of career trajectories available to astronomers. The interviews share...