News and Announcements

The American Geological Institute (AGI) is sponsoring three national contests in conjunction with Earth Science Week 2007 - "The Pulse of Earth Science."
Tuesday, June 5, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is proud to announce that it will be co-sponsoring with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the exhibit "Stones from the Sky: Landscapes of Geology" featuring the stunning aerial photography of Michael Collier. The exhibit will be on display at the AAAS Gallery in Washington, DC June 7 - September 14, 2007.
Friday, June 1, 2007 - 00:00
Geotimes magazine, published by the American Geological Institute (AGI), now offers Trial Issues as a free, downloadable PDF of the print magazine.
Friday, May 25, 2007 - 00:00
Bubonic plague and climate change are linked - explore the details in this month's Geotimes feature "The Plague: Could It Happen Again?" that has just been posted at Plague ravaged Europe for nearly 500 years, brought on by climate change and the expansion of global trade. Given the extent of globalization coupled with changing climate, health officials and the public are beginning to wonder if history may repeat itself. Read the full story in the May Geotimes, available at newsstands and on Geotimes online this month.
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 - 00:00
In a feature story posted to Geotimes online, a geoscientist reports on her team's contribution to diabetes research using techniques that help unlock the mysteries of the human body. Read more about the application of stable isotope geochemistry to questions of blood sugar regulation within the human body, in "Geologists Weigh in on Diet and Disease," available in print and online this month.
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 - 00:00
This month, Geotimes follows geoscientists tracking the global migration of birds, as they monitor the possible spread of the deadly bird flu. Read more about how they hope to prevent a pandemic in the United States, in "On the Path of Bird Flu," available in print and online.
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 00:00
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