News and Announcements

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

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Time to get creative! For Earth Science Week (October 8-14, 2023), the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is sponsoring four contests focusing on the theme of this year's celebration, "Geoscience Innovating for Earth and People." The 2023 competitions will feature video, photography, visual arts, and essay contests:

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 14:11

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — With support from the ExxonMobil Exploration Company, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is recruiting teachers for the AGI/ExxonMobil Geoscience and STEM Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA) for elementary and middle school teachers.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 10:56

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — To highlight the vital role that geoscience knowledge plays in fostering action toward sustainability, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) joins the American Geophysical Union and 14 global partners in issuing a joint Earth Day 2023 (April 22) statement:

Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 16:13

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — It is with a sense of abiding gratitude that the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) announces the retirement of longtime AGI Director of Scholarly Information Sharon Tahirkheli.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - 11:36

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Starting today, March 1, 2023, members of AGI Member Societies are invited to take advantage of free training in geoscience communication offered by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) with generous support from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 10:25

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to offer free training in geoscience communications to members of AGI Member Societies, with generous support from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation, starting March 1, 2023.

Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 09:19

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Teachers Marcia Train and Mark Goldner have been named the 2023 recipients of the American Geosciences Institute's (AGI) Edward C. Roy Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching. To celebrate AGI's 75th anniversary, the Institute is giving two awards this year — one at the elementary-school level and one at the middle-school level — rather than the traditional single award.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 10:40