News and Announcements

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates master's student Cissy Ming and doctoral student Behnaz Hosseini for being named as the 2022 recipients of the Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship. 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.

Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 11:33

Alexandria, VA — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the release of the Directory of Geoscience Departments, 57th Edition.

The Directory of Geoscience Departments is the comprehensive source of information about geoscience departments and geoscience researchers available. The directory is invaluable for individuals working in the geosciences and all who identify or work with specialists on the issues of Earth, environment, and related fields in science and engineering.

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 11:35

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that its Geoscience COVID-19 Study has been extended into a third and final phase thanks to continued support by the National Science Foundation (Award #2029570). This final phase of the study will track the transition of instructional and work intervention strategies used during the pandemic into their adoption as permanent approaches used within academia and the workforce.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 11:15

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce release of its annual report, Working Together, which highlights many of the impactful activities of AGI from October 2020 through September 2021 and provides a detailed statement of financial position covering the past three fiscal years.

Monday, April 25, 2022 - 16:41
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the release of Status of Recent Geoscience Graduates 2021, a report detailing the demographics, activities, experiences, employment, plans, and skills development of geoscience degree recipients in the United States during the 2020-21 academic year.
Monday, April 18, 2022 - 14:31

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — For this year's Earth Science Week (October 9-15, 2022), the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is sponsoring four contests focusing on the theme of this year's celebration, "Earth Science for a Sustainable World." The 2022 competitions will feature video, photography, visual arts, and essay contests:

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 11:27

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates Oliver Stephenson on his selection as the 2022-2023 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.

Monday, April 4, 2022 - 08:31

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and ExxonMobil Exploration are currently recruiting teachers for the 14th Annual Geoscience and STEM Teacher Leadership Academy for K-8 teachers. The 2022 academy will begin with an introductory webinar in early July, with the main academy experience taking place virtually July 11, 12, 13, 18, and 19.
As in past years, during the Teacher Leadership Academy, K-8 teachers from around the country will be provided with:

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 14:27

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates the University of Indonesia's American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Student Chapter as the winner of the Earth Science Week AAPG Student Chapters of the Asia Pacific Region Video Contest. The contest was developed as an extension of Earth Science Week 2021, which celebrated the theme of "Water Today and for the Future."

Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 11:24

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — David Amidon, a science teacher at LaFayette Junior/Senior High School in LaFayette, New York, has been named the 2022 recipient of the American Geoscience Institute's (AGI) Edward C. Roy Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 10:00