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AGI Announces Back-to-School Discounts

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) announces back-to-school discounts on publications and electronic resources for the fall 2021 semester to assist educators, students, and the wider geoscience community.

Our best-selling resources for educators and students are now discounted through October 15, 2021.

Earth Science Week 2021 Toolkit Available Now

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AG) invites you to celebrate and help spread the word about Earth Science Week, an international celebration of the geosciences that promotes awareness of Earth and space science among students at all levels and members of the public. The Earth Science Week 2021 Toolkit is in stock now, and pre-orders are shipping to recipients.

AGI Invites Educators to Explore Earth Science Week Online Toolkit

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to introduce an important resource for teaching and learning about the geosciences: the Earth Science Week Online Toolkit. This rapidly growing, searchable compendium features classroom activities, posters, news articles, career information, teacher professional development resources, and more.

American Geosciences Institute Announces Dr. Jonathan Arthur as New Executive Director

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jonathan Arthur as its new Executive Director.  He will be joining AGI on August 1, 2021. Dr. Arthur comes to AGI from the Florida Geological Survey, where he most recently served as Director and State Geologist.

Laura Szymanski Named 2021-2022 AGI Fisher Congressional Fellow

L. Szymanski

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates Laura Szymanski on her selection as the 2021-2022 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.

AGI Announces Hannah Field and Mikaela Pulsipher as 2021 Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship Recipients

M. Pulsipher

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates master's student Hannah Field and doctoral student Mikaela Pulsipher as the 2021 recipients of the Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship. This highly competitive scholarship, which is awarded to women pursuing graduate degrees in geoscience, provides each recipient with a $5,000 award for one academic year.

AGI Announces Israel Jaramillo as Recipient of 2021 Scholarship for Diversity in Geoscience

I. Jaramillo

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates master's student Israel Jaramillo as the first-ever recipient of the AGI Scholarship for Advancing Diversity in the Geoscience Profession. This competitive scholarship provides $5,000 to support an underrepresented minority student in their transition into a geoscience graduate program.

Geoscience COVID-19 Study Enters Second Phase, Examines Pandemic's Lasting Impact

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that its Geoscience COVID-19 study has been extended into a second phase that will continue the longitudinal study through March 2022, thanks to continued support by the National Science Foundation (Award #2029570).

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