News and Announcements

In the February issue of Geotimes magazine, now available on newsstands and online at, Geotimes examines the complicated issues surrounding Iraq's oil exploration and production.
Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 23:00
With oil hovering around $90 a barrel, Geotimes magazine examines emerging trends and issues in several obvious, and some not-so-obvious locations, in this month?s cover story ?Oil Around the World.?
Saturday, February 2, 2008 - 23:00
"Stones from the Sky: Landscapes of Geology" the exhibit featuring the stunning aerial photography of Michael Collier, is currently on display in the U.S. Geological Survey Art Hallway.
Sunday, January 13, 2008 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) and the AGI Foundation are pleased to announce the creation of the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in Earth Science Teaching. Given annually, this award recognizes one classroom teacher from kindergarten to eighth grade for his or her leadership and innovation in earth science education.
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) Workforce Program has initiated Geoscience Currents, a new series on geosciences workforce and educational data snapshots, that are expected to be released on a near-weekly basis.
Monday, December 3, 2007 - 23:00
Megan Sever, Managing Editor for Geotimes magazine, will be at the American Geological Institute (AGI) booth at the AGU Fall Meeting Exhibition to answer your questions and hear your story ideas.
Sunday, December 2, 2007 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to offer Hubble: The Mirror on the Universe (ISBN: 1-55407-316-2) by astronomers Robin Kerrod and Carole Stott for $35.00 plus shipping and handling.
Monday, November 19, 2007 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce Dr. Peter J. McCabe as its new President. He will be inducted on October 30, 2007 at the Geological Society of America annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) welcomes three new officers: Peter A. Scholle, President-Elect, Thomas W. Dignes, Treasurer, and Laurie E. Scheuing, Member-at-Large.
Monday, October 22, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute has launched the "Pulse of Earth Science," an innovative website on the status of earth science education as part of Earth Science Week 2007.
Friday, October 19, 2007 - 00:00