News and Announcements

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geoscience Institute (AGI) recently concluded a multi-year research project funded by the National Science Foundation (Award #2029570) that examined the short- and long-term effects of the pandemic on the geoscience workforce and academic programs, providing vital insights for the discipline's future.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 - 16:43

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to name master's student Isabelle Caban as the 2023 recipient of the AGI Scholarship for Advancing Diversity in the Geoscience Profession. This competitive scholarship provides $5,000 to support an underrepresented minority student for their transition into a geoscience graduate program.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 - 13:35

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the publication of Vision and Change in the Geosciences: Shaping the Future of Graduate Geoscience Education. Building on the landmark 2021 Vision and Change, this new report articulates a vision for the future of geoscience graduate education — encompassing Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences — and identifies strategies for transformative change in graduate geoscience education.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 11:59

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce its new Early Career Professionals in Mapping webinar series, generously supported by the U.S. Geological Survey's National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program.

Monday, September 11, 2023 - 10:26

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Dr. Rodney C. Ewing, professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Stanford Doerr School for Sustainability, as the 2023 recipient of the William B. Heroy Jr. Award for Distinguished Service to AGI, which is given in recognition of exceptional and beneficial long-term service to the Institute.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023 - 10:39

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Order your 2023 Earth Science Week Toolkit today. The toolkit contains everything you need to prepare for Earth Science Week (October 8-14, 2023), which celebrates the theme "Geoscience Innovating for Earth and People." This year's toolkit includes:

Monday, August 28, 2023 - 15:50

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce release of its annual report, Building a Sustainable Geoscience Future, which highlights many of the impactful activities of AGI from October 2021 through September 2022 and provides audited financial statements covering the past three fiscal years

Tuesday, August 15, 2023 - 08:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Dr. Brian F. Atwater, Scientist Emeritus of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Affiliate Professor in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, with the 2023 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal.

Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 10:26

Alexandria, VA — Introducing the updated 2023 Directory of Geoscience Departments (DGD), now conveniently available both direct from the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and Amazon.

Thursday, August 3, 2023 - 11:33

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — You are invited to join the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) through our "75 for 75" social media campaign taking place over the next few months.

This year, AGI marks three-quarters of a century since the first meeting of our Board of Directors in 1948. To celebrate, we will post one social media message about a significant event in AGI history across the next 75 business days, leading up to our 75th anniversary date on November 15, 2023.

Tuesday, August 1, 2023 - 10:21