News and Announcements

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

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce, along with its publishing partner Nautilus, that it will build upon its existing coalition with Lyda Hill Philanthropies by engaging the geoscience community in IF/THEN®, an initiative created and funded by Lyda Hill Philanthropies to encourage and elevate the participation of girls and women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 13:24

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) welcomes new members to the AGI Executive Committee and congratulates Dr. Carolyn G. Olson as she takes office as AGI President. New and departing members of the Executive Committee are being recognized at the Friends of AGI Reception on September 23, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona.

AGI welcomes the following members to their roles on the Executive Committee:

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 13:20

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Place your order for an Earth Science Week 2019 Toolkit now. The toolkit contains everything you need to prepare for Earth Science Week (October 13-19, 2019), which celebrates the theme "Geoscience Is for Everyone." This year's toolkit includes:

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 16:13

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (August 19, 2019) – The American Geosciences Institute is excited to announce its 2019 Back to School Sale. Now through September 10, 2019, we are offering a 40% discount on all print and digital publications including:

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 16:11

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 29, 2019) - What do geoscientists earn? Where do they work? What critical issues do they work to address? Find out with Geoscience Currents, a free online information channel, relaunched this week by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) with expanded coverage of research and issues facing geoscience professionals today.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 16:09

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 26, 2019) - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is raising awareness and funds to permanently recognize Dr. Marcus Milling's contributions to the geosciences with a curated, named art collection held by AGI in his honor. The goal of the Marcus Milling Legacy Campaign is to raise a minimum of $50,000. Dr. Milling was an ardent and tireless champion of geoscience education, policy, and information services during the time he served as AGI's executive director from 1992 until 2006, when he transitioned to a senior advisor role.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 16:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 20, 2019) - The Geological Society of America (GSA) and the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) are pleased to recognize outstanding science projects by pre-college students honored recently at this year's Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF).

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 16:05