News and Announcements

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - In collaboration with the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA), the International Raw Materials Observatory, and additional partners, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) invites educators, students, and geoscience enthusiasts of all stripes to participate in the "Earth Materials Frontiers" Webinar Series during Earth Science Week (October 11-17, 2020) and beyond.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 11:45

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — With Election Day rapidly approaching, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and its federation of geoscience Member Societies have collaborated again to provide an overview of critical issues and policy recommendations for the next presidential administration, federal agencies, and the U.S. Congress. The 30-page document, Geosciences Supporting a Thriving Society in a Changing World, informs policymakers about ways that the geoscience community's knowledge, experience, and ingenuity can address society's most pressing issues. 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 09:39

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Working with a coalition of organizations, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is encouraging educators and others to take part in the "America's Geoheritage II: Identifying, Developing, and Preserving America's Natural Legacy" Distinguished Speaker Webinar Series, debuting Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 13:27

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) announces back-to-school discounts on publications and electronic resources for the fall semester to assist educators, parents, and the wider geoscience community with virtual learning for students and those geoscientists still working from home. 

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 09:27

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the release of Directory of Geoscience Departments, 55th Edition.

Directory of Geoscience Departments is the most comprehensive source of information about geoscience departments and researchers available. The directory is an invaluable resource for individuals working in the geosciences and all who identify or work with specialists on the issues of Earth, environment, and related fields in science and engineering.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 10:51

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Place your order for an Earth Science Week 2020 Toolkit now. The toolkit contains everything you need to prepare for Earth Science Week (October 11-17, 2020), which celebrates the theme "Earth Materials in Our Lives." This year's toolkit includes:

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:15

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the recent launch of its Geoscience COVID-19 study, a year-long study to capture the nature and extent of impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the geoscience workforce and academic programs. This study aims to understand how geoscience employers and educational institutions are changing their workplace and instructional environments and to discover which of these changes will become permanent.

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 14:00

ALEXANDRIA and CHANTILLY, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) are pleased to announce the launch of Minerals Day, taking place on Monday, October 12, 2020, during this year's Earth Science Week celebration.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 11:55

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — To assist the geoscience community during the Covid-19 outbreak, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is extending recently announced free and discounted resource offerings including AGI's Glossary of Geology, Geoscience Handbook, The Geotimes Collection, professional development modules, and education resources.

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 14:58

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) this month welcomes four geoscience university students to an innovative remote adaptation of the traditional AGI/AAPG Geoscience Policy Summer Internship and AGI/Paleontological Society Policy Internship.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 16:33