News and Announcements

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Place your advance order for the 2024 Earth Science Week Toolkit today. As the premiere annual celebration of the geosciences, Earth Science Week (ESW) has become a major focal point for earth science education and outreach. The Toolkit contains a wealth of resources to support Earth Science Week (October 13-19), which celebrates the theme "Earth Science Everywhere." This year's toolkit includes:

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 - 11:55
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Natasha Dacic is the 2024-2025 William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellow, chosen by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI). The Fisher Fellowship is a unique opportunity for a geoscientist to work as staff in a congressional office or committee for a year in Washington, D.C.
Monday, July 1, 2024 - 07:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Master's student Autumn Vandehey and doctoral student Molly O'Halloran have been awarded the 2024 Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship for Women Geoscience Graduate Students from the American Geosciences Institute (AGI). This scholarship, which is given to women who are pursuing graduate degrees in geoscience, grants each recipient with a $5,000 award for one academic year.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - 15:22

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — As educators worldwide strive to make principles of sustainable development part of every young person's learning, Dr. Ed Robeck, Director of Education and Outreach at the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), will focus on advancing sustainability-relevant education as a Fulbright Specialist at the invitation of the Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, through most of June 2024.

Thursday, May 30, 2024 - 09:16

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is excited to welcome the SGEM World Science (SWS) Scholarly Society as International Associate organization.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - 16:39

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is thrilled to announce that U.S.-based members of AGI Member Societies will continue to be able to access free training in geoscience communication into next year, thanks to generous support from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 15:06

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — To highlight the vital role that geoscience knowledge plays in fostering action toward sustainability, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) joins the American Geophysical Union and 16 additional global partners in issuing a joint Earth Day 2024 (April 22) statement:

As we celebrate Earth Day, our geoscience communities will continue to promote the conscientious applications of science and find innovative solutions that support sustainable human activities, including our own diverse work and across all sectors of society.

Monday, April 22, 2024 - 14:22
ALEXANDRIA, VA. — At a time when knowledge of the Earth is increasingly important, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), in collaboration with ExxonMobil, is excited to announce the opening of applications for the 2024 Geoscience and STEM Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA). This program is specifically designed to support K-8 educators who are new to teaching earth sciences and are seeking to enhance their teaching skills and knowledge in this vital field.
Monday, April 15, 2024 - 11:48

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) invites students, educators, geoscience professionals, and others to participate in its "Breaking Down Microplastics" Earth Day Webinar and/or view recordings after the premiere on YouTube Live at 1:00-2:30 p.m. EDT, Friday, April 19, 2024.

The free webinar will offer insights into the challenges and solutions surrounding plastic pollution. Aimed at the general public and education community, the webinar will feature:

Thursday, April 4, 2024 - 11:39

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) invites participation in its new GRANDE (Geoscience Program Adaptation to Natural Disruptive Events) study. This multi-year initiative seeks to identify established best practices for geoscience academic departments relative to disruptive natural events. Focusing on preparedness, response, and recovery strategies, GRANDE addresses the impacts of natural disasters — such as hurricanes, wildfires, and floods — on operations, teaching, and research in the geosciences.

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 11:37