News and Announcements

The AGI Keystone Fund underwrites the completed renovation of AGI’s headquarters and provides a bedrock of support for AGI’s next 70 years.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 09:30

2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), and staff celebrated this exciting milestone with a festive video that captures the remarkable transformation of AGI’s headquarters, featuring AGI people and programs.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 13:23

Founded in 1948, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is proud to celebrate its 70th year with the completed, cutting-edge renovation of its Alexandria headquarters, the M. Ray Thomasson Building, and the announcement of new partnership opportunities and membership benefits.

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 09:00

With just over a month left to apply, now is the time to go online and view a new webcast about the prestigious Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching. The free, two-minute webcast provides an overview of the competition.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 11:18

This year’s Earth Science Week theme was “Earth as Inspiration,” and the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) saw record participation and exceptional submissions in this year's Earth Science Week contests. Read about the winners and finalists from each category.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 16:29

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to support member society National Ground Water Association’s Groundwater Week (December 3-6, 2018) with a new online resource pulling together AGI water science resources.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 13:17

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) welcomes new members to the AGI Executive Committee and congratulates Dr. Rodney C. Ewing as he takes office as AGI President. The new and departing members of the Executive Committee were recognized at the Friends of AGI Reception on November 5, 2018, in Indianapolis, Ind.

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 14:30

Aligned with ongoing efforts to enhance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the sciences, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is proud to announce the theme for Earth Science Week 2019: Geoscience Is For Everyone. The next Earth Science Week will be celebrated October 13-19, 2019.

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 07:00

As featured in a new Earth as Inspiration video released today, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and its partners joined together in late September to facilitate an outstanding day of outdoor earth science learning. Eighth-grade students from two local schools worked with Earth Science Education Ambassador Sally Jewell and additional geoscientists to explore and understand the structure, deposits, and hazards posed by volcanoes in their own backyard.

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 11:50

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Mr. Rex C. Buchanan, Director Emeritus of the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS), as the 2018 recipient of the William B. Heroy Jr. Award for Distinguished Service to AGI. 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:00