News and Announcements

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the International Raw Materials Observatory (Intraw) has become the lead Global Sponsor of AGI's Earth Science Week program, the largest international public-awareness campaign for the geoscience community.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:47

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) currently is inviting school administrators to nominate teachers for a unique professional development experience, the 12th annual AGI/ExxonMobil Exploration Teacher Leadership Academy.

Each year, K-8 teachers from around the country meet in Houston for the weeklong Teacher Leadership Academy, in which they learn Earth science content, explore hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) activities, gain real-world science experiences, and begin their journey as STEM education leaders.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 13:48

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Sherry Claflin, an eighth-grade Earth science teacher at White Cloud Junior High School in White Cloud, Michigan, has been named the 2020 recipient of the Edward C. Roy Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 14:04

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the launch of its new Geoscience Women in STEM website, providing Earth science teaching and learning resources inspired by the work of leading women geoscientists, with generous support from Lyda Hill Philanthropies.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 11:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme of Earth Science Week 2020 will be "Earth Materials in Our Lives." The coming year's event, to be held October 11-17, 2020, will focus on the ways that Earth materials impact humans — and the ways human activity impacts these materials — in the 21st century.
 

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:49

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to share its annual report, "Unifying the Geosciences," which recounts the accomplishments of AGI and the geoscience community from October 2018 to September 2019.
 
"We are pleased to provide this report to our partners and stakeholders, whose support has made our shared success possible," says AGI Interim Executive Director Sharon Tahirkheli. "AGI is proud to continue serving our many stakeholders in the geoscience community."

Monday, December 30, 2019 - 14:29

November 1, 2019 (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce a new initiative to conduct research on ways students currently use, and can more effectively use, the scientific data sets of federal agencies and other organizations to learn science and mathematics.

AGI is undertaking the "Streams of Data" initiative in collaboration with the Education Development Center (EDC), a major contributor to science and math curricula in the United States and abroad, and with funding provided by the National Science Foundation.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 17:14

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that longtime AGI Director of Scholarly Information Sharon Tahirkheli takes on an additional new role as AGI Interim Executive Director, effective immediately.

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 13:40

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Dr. Vicki S. McConnell, Executive Director of the Geological Society of America (GSA), as the 2019 recipient of the William B. Heroy Jr. Award for Distinguished Service to AGI.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 09:47

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Barbara H. Murphy, RG, CPG, Senior Geologist, Clear Creek Associates, as the 2019 recipient of the AGI Medal in Memory of Ian Campbell for Superlative Service to the Geosciences, AGI's highest award.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 09:45

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