Introducing the AAS Agents Program

19 September 2013
The plan for institutional representatives described by AAS President David Helfand last April is now being implemented. Volunteers are welcome! Sign up today!

From the Executive Office

19 September 2013
With Executive Officer Kevin Marvel on sabbatical, other managers on the AAS staff are taking turns writing this column. In this installment, Faye Peterson, Director of Membership Services, considers the many reasons to...

Career Profile: Astronomer to Patent Examiner

19 Sep 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. Cara Rakowski describes her transition from astronomer to...

Subscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter

17 Sep 2013
AASWomen is the weekly electronic publication of the AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy (CSWA). It consists of news, advice, and job postings relevant to women in astronomy.

Nominations Sought for 2014 NSF Alan T. Waterman Award

13 September 2013
The National Science Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Waterman Award in recognition of the talent, creativity, and influence of a singular young researcher. The Waterman Award is NSF's highest honor...

New Visiting Fellowship for Senior Women in Astronomy

11 September 2013
The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research in Western Australia has announced the creation of a new and unique fellowship aimed at providing senior female astronomers with the opportunity to visit ICRAR and...

Calling All 40-Year-Plus and Emeritus Members!

9 September 2013
The AAS is reaching out to its emeritus members and those who have belonged to the Society for at least 40 years to recognize them for their long-term support and to explore how better to serve them.

NOAO Proposals for Semester 2014A Due Soon

5 Sep 2013
The National Optical Astronomy Observatory invites observing proposals for the period 1 February - 31 July 2014. Time is available on telescopes at Kitt Peak, Cerro Tololo, Mauna Kea, and other observatories. Deadline...