News and Announcements

The American Geosciences Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Eve S. Sprunt as its President-Elect, Keri A. Nutter as Secretary and Dr. Carolyn Olson as the Member at Large to its 2016-2017 Executive Committee. These distinguished individuals will begin their leadership roles on September 27, 2016 at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Denver.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 17:04
The American Geosciences Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Jean M. Bahr as the 2016-2017 President of its Executive Committee.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 15:10
The September issue of EARTH Magazine introduces readers to the newest technologies on the front lines of glacial research.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 13:55
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) announces its 2016 Back to School Sale for the geoscience community as the fall semester starts.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 14:06
The American Geosciences Institute is pleased to announce the relaunching of its GeoSpectrum newsletter as the Geotimes Blog. GeoSpectrum has evolved from a quarterly newsletter of the geoscience societies to a blog about activities in AGI's member societies and other news and events about the geosciences.
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 15:23
To ensure that all interested participants have time to produce the best contest entries they can, Earth Science Week's organizer is extending the deadline of its new "One Shared Place" contest to Friday, October 14, 2016. The contest is intended to promote understanding of the important role of the geosciences in everyone's life.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 16:22
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) announces the publication of its 2016 Status of the Geoscience Workforce Report, its biennial comprehensive report on educational, employment, and economic indicators in the geosciences.
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 16:46
Human evolution and paleoanthropology are tricky subjects, not just because of the rarity of these fossils, but also because human nature seems to be getting in the way of modern taxonomy. In a field that is generally governed by logical rules when it comes to identifying new fossils, scientists are noticed there are some peculiarities applied to our own genus, Homo.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 15:47
In a comment published in EARTH Magazine, Robert L. Fares, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, explores what causes the cost of gallon of milk to be so much higher than a gallon of gas.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 15:34
Science teachers and students can go online today to use a new educational resource of the Earth Science Week website, the "Our Shared Geoheritage" page, which features educational material on our geoscience heritage.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 14:24