News and Announcements

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce release of its annual report, Building a Sustainable Geoscience Future, which highlights many of the impactful activities of AGI from October 2021 through September 2022 and provides audited financial statements covering the past three fiscal years

Tuesday, August 15, 2023 - 08:44

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Dr. Brian F. Atwater, Scientist Emeritus of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Affiliate Professor in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, with the 2023 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal.

Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 10:26

Alexandria, VA — Introducing the updated 2023 Directory of Geoscience Departments (DGD), now conveniently available both direct from the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and Amazon.

Thursday, August 3, 2023 - 11:33

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — You are invited to join the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) through our "75 for 75" social media campaign taking place over the next few months.

This year, AGI marks three-quarters of a century since the first meeting of our Board of Directors in 1948. To celebrate, we will post one social media message about a significant event in AGI history across the next 75 business days, leading up to our 75th anniversary date on November 15, 2023.

Tuesday, August 1, 2023 - 10:21

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Place your advance order for the 2023 Earth Science Week Toolkit today. The toolkit contains everything you need to prepare for Earth Science Week (October 8-14, 2023), which celebrates the theme "Geoscience Innovating for Earth and People." This year's toolkit includes:

Wednesday, July 12, 2023 - 10:46

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Dr. Vicki S. McConnell, former Executive Director of The Geological Society of America (GSA) and current GSA Executive Director Emerita, as the 2023 recipient of the AGI Medal in Memory of Ian Campbell for Superlative Service to the Geosciences.

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 - 16:01

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to welcome the International Association for Geoscience Diversity (IAGD) as an AGI Member Society and the University Consortium of Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) as an AGI Liaison Organization.

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 15:06

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates Dr. Christine Ray on her selection as the 2023-2024 William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellow. The Fisher Fellowship offers geoscientists the unique opportunity to spend a year in Washington, D.C., working as a staff member in the office of a member of Congress or with a congressional committee.

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 13:37

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates master's student Lauren Sankovitch and doctoral student Erin Donaghy for being named as the 2023 recipients of the Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship for Women Geoscience Graduate Students. This highly competitive scholarship, which is awarded to women pursuing graduate degrees in geoscience, provides each recipient with a $5,000 award for one academic year.

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - 09:30

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Teachers of Earth and space science topics have an effective way to find professional development opportunities, thanks to a new website launched this month.

The website provides information on available opportunities in Earth and space science education professional development offered by a wide range of regional and national organizations. The available opportunities offer support across many aspects of instruction, such as implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards in Earth and Space Science (NGSS-ESS).

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 - 10:03