News and Announcements

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates master's student Hannah Field and doctoral student Mikaela Pulsipher as the 2021 recipients of the Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship. This highly competitive scholarship, which is awarded to women pursuing graduate degrees in geoscience, provides each recipient with a $5,000 award for one academic year.

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 13:54

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates master's student Israel Jaramillo as the first-ever recipient of the AGI Scholarship for Advancing Diversity in the Geoscience Profession. This competitive scholarship provides $5,000 to support an underrepresented minority student in their transition into a geoscience graduate program.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 10:12

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that its Geoscience COVID-19 study has been extended into a second phase that will continue the longitudinal study through March 2022, thanks to continued support by the National Science Foundation (Award #2029570).

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 09:57

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Recognizing the need to provide educational activities that young people and others can pursue at home, in the classroom, and in additional settings during this challenging time, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is opening submissions for its Earth Science Week contests.

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 10:45

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Dr. Franklin W. Schwartz, Ohio Eminent Scholar at the School of Earth Sciences of The Ohio State University, with the 2021 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal.

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 08:52

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Connecting geoscience employers with those seeking opportunities, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce its new Geoscience Job Center.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 16:28

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the publication of Vision and Change in the Geosciences – The Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education report. Vision and Change is the culmination of summits, workshops, and surveys over the last six years, incorporating the inputs from more than 1,000 members of the geoscience community to develop a consensus on the future needs and approaches for educating future geoscientists.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 11:10

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and ExxonMobil Exploration are currently recruiting teachers for the 13th annual national Geoscience and STEM Teacher Leadership Academy for K-8 teachers. The 2021 academy will begin with an introductory webinar in early July, with the main academy experience taking place virtually July 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 29.

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 10:26

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Darcie Fregoe, a sixth-grade Earth science and social studies teacher at Madison Elementary School in Massena, New York, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Edward C. Roy Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 10:21

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce its annual report, "Leading the Way," which details the activities of AGI from October 2019 to September 2020.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:24

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