News and Announcements

Join hundreds of children and their families at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia, from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, for Art Safari, an event combining artistic expression and Earth science.

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 14:46

For the first time this year, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is excited to offer the Earth Science Week Online Toolkit, just in time to celebrate Earth Science Week 2018 (October 14-20), which focuses on the theme of “Earth as Inspiration.”

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:45

Earth Science Week, the worldwide celebration organized annually by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), was formally recognized in a resolution introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The resolution, introduced by Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), alongside Reps. Barbara Comstock (R-VA), Daniel Lipinski (D-IL), and Ryan Costello (R-PA) would designate the week of October 14-20, 2018, as Earth Science Week.

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 15:26

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and Geoscience Australia have launched a new website for AusGeoRef, a bibliographic database for Australian geoscience literature since the mid-19th century.

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 11:30

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, the National Mall will be hosting the ultimate fossil and paleontology experience for visitors in the largest celebration of National Fossil Day yet. The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is proud to celebrate this event, organized by the National Park Service as part of AGI's Earth Science Week, to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 11:26

The recording of the AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs Webinar for 28 September 2018 on Helping Smaller Departments Fundraise Effectively is now available.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 09:48
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) are pleased to announce the next Geoscience Online Learning Initiative (GOLI) webinar: "Techniques for Well Re-Development and Maintenance." 
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 11:21

What's new for science educators and students heading back to school this fall? The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is excited to launch Education GeoSource, the most comprehensive collection of Earth science educational resources available online. 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:20

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences (CFES) have launched a new website for CanGeoRef, the preeminent bibliographic database for Canadian geoscience literature covering publications from the early 19th century to today. 

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 16:21

The AGI Workforce Program has officially opened this year's photo contest where we ask individuals to submit photos of geoscientists at work.  Please share this contest with friends, students, colleagues, and anyone else who may be interested in entering!  

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 16:00