More Birthdays Needed for the AAS Wall Calendar
We haven't received many responses to our call for AAS members to recommend female astronomers and astronomers of color whose birthdays should be noted on the AAS Wall Calendar. Ideas, anyone?
Birthdays in the AAS Wall Calendar: An Explanation & Invitation
Nearly all the astronomers whose birthdays are noted in the AAS Wall Calendar are white men. We explain why that was true in the past and invite you to help us celebrate more women and people of color in the future.
Minority-Serving Institutions and the STEM Workforce
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.
Beth Brown Memorial Award Winners for 2018
At its recent meeting in Columbus, Ohio, the National Society of Black Physicists chose the winners of the AAS-sponsored Beth Brown Memorial Awards for oral and poster presentations.
Free Workshop on Identifying Talent & Increasing Diversity
The Inclusive Graduate Education Network invites scientists interested in issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion to attend a 17 March workshop at the University of Southern California.
CSMA Unveils People of Color in Astronomy Listing
2 Jan 2018
The AAS Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy is proud to announce the new People of Color in Astronomy Listing for finding colloquium speakers, job candidates, and peer mentors.
AIP Reports on Underrepresented Minority Students & Faculty
The American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center has published two new reports on underrepresented minorities among college students and faculty in physics, astronomy, and related fields.
Strategies for Improving Diversity: A Summary of the AIP Assembly of Society Officers Meeting
10 Apr 2013
The American Institute of Physics, the umbrella organization for 10 professional societies (including the AAS) and 24 affiliate societies, hosted its annual Assembly of Society Officers on 4 April to discuss important...