News and Announcements

The latest edition of the Directory of Geoscience Departments (DGD) - the definitive source for information about college and university geoscience departments in the United States and in 45 countries - has just been published by the American Geological Institute (AGI).
Monday, April 23, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce Dr. William L. Fisher as the recipient of the 2007 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal. Established in 1999, the award is presented to a geoscientist who has demonstrated a long history of scientific achievement and exceptional service to the geoscience profession.
Thursday, March 29, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the Earth Science Week 2007 theme: "The Pulse of Earth Science." Being held October 14-20, Earth Science Week 2007 will promote public and professional awareness of the status of earth science in education and society.
Tuesday, March 27, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce Thomas D. Barrow as the 2007 recipient of the William B. Heroy Jr. Award for Distinguished Service to AGI.
Monday, March 26, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to offer a new publication from Mikaya Press entitled Over the Mountain by Michael Collier, 2006 recipient of AGI's Outstanding Contribution to Public Understanding of Earth Sciences award.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is offering a special bulk discount on orders of five or more copies of the bestselling publication, The Geoscience Handbook: AGI Data Sheets 4th Edition
Tuesday, March 13, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. P. Patrick Leahy as Executive Director.
Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to offer as part of its catalog of geoscience resource and interest publications "Earth from Space" by Andrew K. Johnston, a geographer at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Center for Earth and Planetary Studies.
Monday, January 15, 2007 - 23:00
Results of geologic tests released on January 9, 2007, by British businessman Robert Bittlestone, Cambridge classicist James Diggle, and University of Edinburgh geologist John Underhill suggest further evidence to support the hypothesis that Homer's Ithaca can be found on western Kefalonia as reported in the January 2007 issue of Geotimes magazine, published by the American Geological Institute (AGI).
Tuesday, January 9, 2007 - 23:00
The California State Mining and Geology Board has recognized the American Geological Institute (AGI) for its role in promoting earth science education and outreach in the state of California. AGI was officially honored at the December 14, 2006 State Mining and Geology Board meeting in Riverside, California, which included the presentation of a plaque citing the Mining and Geology Board's appreciation for providing the tools and resources necessary to accomplish both the Board's and AGI's common goals of promoting earth science education.
Thursday, December 28, 2006 - 23:00

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