Nominations (including self-nominations) are invited for new members of the Executive Committee of NASA's Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG). Terms are three years. Deadline: 7 October 2016.
Renew your AAS membership online before Monday, 26 September, to save yourself some time and avoid receiving a snail mail reminder.
It's not too early to start thinking about the next AAS summer meeting in Austin, Texas, 4–8 June 2017. Proposals for Special Sessions, Town Halls, Meetings-in-a-Meeting, and Workshops are now being accepted.
The AAS seeks volunteers to judge posters for the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards at the upcoming winter meeting. You can sign up when you register or submit your own abstract for the meeting.
A number of changes have been made to funding opportunities from the National Science Foundation's Division of Astronomical Sciences.
Please participate in a brief survey about the new HAD series "The Month in Astronomical History" to improve future content and suggest topics.
The Infrared Telescope Facility is a 3-meter telescope optimized for infrared observations and located atop Mauna Kea, Hawai'i. Proposals for observations beginning in February 2017 are due by 3 October.
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A special session on CubeSats will take place during the 229th AAS meeting in Grapevine, Texas. Poster submissions on all aspects of CubeSats in astronomy & astrophysics are being solicited for the session.
The Spitzer Space Telescope & Chandra X-ray Observatory teams invite others studying the variability of Sgr A* to consider scheduling observations during the Spitzer/Chandra monitoring to enhance the value of all data sets.
Recent PhD recipients from US institutions are invited to apply for this award, administered by Associated Universities, Inc. and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Application deadline: 31 December 2016.
The CosmoQuest Virtual Research Facility is pleased to announce the Cycle 1 call for proposals to use the CosmoQuest Citizen Science Builder platform. Deadline: 4 November 2016.
NASA invites nominations, including self-nominations, from those at US institutions to serve on the Executive Committee of the Physics of the Cosmos Program Analysis Group (PhysPAG). Nomination deadline: 1 October.
NASA has released a draft Announcement of Opportunity for the New Frontiers planetary exploration program’s next set of missions and is soliciting community feedback through 30 September.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) is pleased to announce two new community initiatives for the next generation Very Large Array (ngVLA).
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Steering Committee for After SDSS-IV invites proposals for scientific projects to be carried out by a future AS4 Collaboration during 2020–2026. Proposal deadline: 23 September 2016.
The Steering Committee for After SDSS-IV seeks proposals long-term plans for data distribution and public engagement with Sloan Digital Sky Survey data. Proposals are due 23 September 2016.
The National Science Foundation seeks nominations for its 2017 Alan T. Waterman Award to recognize the talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher. Nomination deadline: 21 October 2016.
Spend a year researching issues around astrobiology at the Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center. Applications are due 1 December 2016.
Help secure the future of American astronomy by contributing to the AAS Initiative Endowment Fund, the centerpiece of the Society's Spring / Summer 2016 Fundraising Campaign.