News and Announcements

The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the winners of the first "Life in the Field" Video and Photo Contest are Patricia A. Beddows of Northwestern University for her video "Yucatan Peninsula Geology" and Danita Brandt of Michigan State University for the photo "The Complete Field Geologist." Beddows' video captures the spirit of field work and academic benefits of field experience with footage from a university field trip to Mexico, while Brandt's photograph shows a classic example of a student outfitted with field gear.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 16:05
The YES Network, with the support of the American Geological Institute (AGI), the Geological Society of London (GSL), and the Geological Society of America (GSA) is conducting a study to determine the key decision points in the career pathways for early-career geoscientists (from university through 10 years post-graduation).
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 00:00
The Earth Science Week 2010 Toolkit offers students, educators, and the public a wealth of educational materials focusing on the theme of Earth Science Week 2010 (October 10-16): "Exploring Energy." The latest edition of this educational resource is now available through the American Geological Institute (AGI).
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 00:00
The Karst Waters Institute has joined the American Geological Institute as the Federation's 47th Member Society.
Monday, August 16, 2010 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) will be co-chairing a session with the YES Network at the 2010 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting (13-17 December 2010) on creating professional development resources for early-career geoscientists.
Monday, August 9, 2010 - 00:00
EARTH Magazine is now available as a free app on the Android mobile platform (requires Android 1.6 or later).
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that it has re-launched its geoscience profession newsletter, GeoSpectrum.
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 00:00
The American Geological institute (AGI) is sponsoring three national contests in conjunction with Earth Science Week 2010, celebrating the theme of "Exploring Energy," October 10-16.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce Dr. Elwyn Griffiths as the 2010 recipient of the William B. Heroy Jr. Award for Distinguished Service to AGI.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 00:00
Author Steven M. Testa will hold a book signing for "One Man's Planet: Earth in Today's Political Culture," at the 2010 joint annual meetings of the Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Pacific Section with Western Region SPE held in Anaheim, California.
Monday, May 24, 2010 - 00:00