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AGI Relaunches 'Geoscience Currents' News Source With Expanded Focus

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 29, 2019) - What do geoscientists earn? Where do they work? What critical issues do they work to address? Find out with Geoscience Currents, a free online information channel, relaunched this week by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) with expanded coverage of research and issues facing geoscience professionals today.

AGI Launches Marcus Milling Legacy Campaign

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 26, 2019) - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is raising awareness and funds to permanently recognize Dr. Marcus Milling's contributions to the geosciences with a curated, named art collection held by AGI in his honor. The goal of the Marcus Milling Legacy Campaign is to raise a minimum of $50,000. Dr. Milling was an ardent and tireless champion of geoscience education, policy, and information services during the time he served as AGI's executive director from 1992 until 2006, when he transitioned to a senior advisor role.

Shenandoah National Park and AGI Team Up to Create Air Quality Interactive

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 1, 2019) - Clean air is vitally important for Shenandoah National Park -- and now you can learn more about its connection to the park through an interactive "Virtual Field Trip" launched this week by the National Park Service in partnership with the American Geosciences Institute (AGI). We like to celebrate the many benefits of clean air every day, but we are especially excited to unveil this virtual field trip during Air Quality Awareness Week, April 29-May 3, 2019.

AGI's EARTH Magazine Continues Mission in Nautilus

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has decided to end its current role as publisher of EARTH Magazine concluding with the April 2019 digital issue. AGI has arranged to have the scope and mission of EARTH live on with Nautilus, a growing, modern science magazine that is deeply respected for its objective, unbiased, high-quality science journalism. "In this changing world of publishing, we are excited to continue to ensure that quality geoscience journalism is available in the public discourse, and Nautilus is exactly the type of publication that our loyal readers will love for its narrative style, journalistic excellence, and well-researched science," says AGI Executive Director Allyson Anderson Book.

Earth Science Week 2019 Contests Invite Everyone to Participate

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - For this year's Earth Science Week (October 13-19, 2019), the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is sponsoring four contests honoring this year's theme, "Geoscience Is for Everyone." This year's competitions will feature the traditional video, photography, visual arts, and essay contests

Professor Barbara A. Romanowicz Recognized as the 2019 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Dr. Barbara A. Romanowicz, Professor in the Graduate School, University of California at Berkeley, and Chaire de Physique de l'Interieur de la Terre, College de France, Paris, with the 2019 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal.

Raleigh Martin Named 2019-2020 AGI Fisher Congressional Fellow

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates Raleigh Martin on his selection as the 2019-2020 William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellow. The Fisher Fellowship offers geoscientists the unique opportunity to spend a year in Washington, D.C., working as a staff member in the office of a member of Congress or with a congressional committee.


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