Press Releases

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) proudly announces that it has begun to use the domain name
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 14:45
Answering a community-wide call from geoscience societies and employers, an American Geoscience Institute inter-society ad hoc committee examined the issue of academic geosciences program accreditation. The committee has concluded its two years of study, and released a report that details three observations regarding the classification of college and university geoscience programs.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 14:36
Turtles are the last major living vertebrate group to be placed firmly on the tree of life, and the arguments are getting messy.
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 14:50
Robert D. Hatcher Jr., Distinguished Scientist and Professor at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and former President of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), was unanimously approved by the AGI Executive Committee to receive the 2014 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal.
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 14:18
The American Geosciences Institute congratulates the latest recipients of the Wallace Scholarship for women in geoscience. The newest awardee is Penn State doctoral candidate Elizabeth Denis and 2013 awardee, University of Florida doctoral candidate Kelly Deuerling, has received a second year of funding in a re-compete application.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 15:20
Join EARTH Magazine and guest writer Irina Overeem on an expedition that pitted a team of scientists against rapid erosion in the Arctic.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 10:59
The American Geosciences Institute has sought out the most exciting and broadly relevant news from around the geosciences and brought it all together in the latest issue of GeoSpectrum. With stories, awards and meeting information from nearly 30 of AGI’s Member Societies – GeoSpectrum has it all!
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:55
Each day during Earth Science Week 2014 (October 12-18), science teachers, students, and the public are invited to focus on a different area of Earth science. Go online today to view a new webcast about “Focus Days” of this year’s celebration.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 11:47
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and Schlumberger welcome former Peace Corps volunteer and geoscientist, Stephanie Tubman as the AGI/Schlumberger Geoscience Communication Fellow.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 11:31
Laura Finney, a teacher at Chamberlin Hill Intermediate School in Findlay, Ohio, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching. Finney, who earned her master’s degree in curriculum and teaching from Bowling Green State University, has spent her career challenging students in kindergarten through ninth grade with what she calls “authentic experiences” and inquiry-based learning in the Earth sciences.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:13