News and Announcements

The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the theme of Earth Science Week 2010: "Exploring Energy."
Thursday, January 7, 2010 - 23:00
Does someone you know teach earth science to students between kindergarten and eighth grade? Do they excel in their teaching through leadership and innovation, bringing new ideas and approaches to teaching about our planet? If so, they may be eligible for the Edward C. Roy Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching. Given annually, this award recognizes one classroom teacher nationwide for his or her leadership and innovation in earth science education.
Monday, January 4, 2010 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) has released its 2010 Publications Catalog in PDF format on the AGI website.
Monday, November 30, 2009 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) successfully hosted the virtual component of the first Young Earth-Scientist (YES) Congress held in Beijing, China October 25-28 in an effort to expand the opportunity for participation to young scientists from around the world. Over 200 individuals from 31 countries took advantage of this unique opportunity to participate, even without attending in person in Beijing.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) Government Affairs and Workforce Programs have organized a briefing for The Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology (CPST) on Capitol Hill discussing the topic Meeting the Global Innovation Challenge on Thursday, November 5, 2009 from 4-7 pm in the Rayburn Office Building, Room 2325.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) welcomes three new executive Committee officers: G. W. (Skip) Hobbs, President-elect; James M. Robertson, Treasurer; and Jessica Ali-Adeeb, Member-at-large.
Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 00:00
Jonathan G. Price has been named the 28th recipient of the Medal in honor of Ian Campbell for Superlative Service to the Geosciences. Price will be presented this prestigious award at the Geological Society of America Presidential Address Ceremony in Portland, Oregon on October 17, 2009.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 00:00
Stephen L. Houser, Jr., Gifted and Talented Educator at Providence Spring Elementary School in Charlotte, North Carolina has been named the 2009 recipient of the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 00:00
No Child Left Inside (NCLI) Day - Tuesday October 13, 2009 - will be the focal point of Earth Science Week.
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute is sponsoring an international photography contest to celebrate both the International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE) and Earth Science Week 2009. The theme of the contest is "Exploring Earth Science Around the World."
Saturday, August 29, 2009 - 16:05

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