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8 September 2021
AGU is excited to receive the 2021 Power of A award, having previously won two Power of A awards in 2020 for its Centennial programs and in 2019 for the Thriving Earth Exchange.
29 July 2021
On 28 July 2021, AGU submitted comments to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)’s Request for Information to Improve Federal Scientific Integrity Policies.
24 June 2021
Today, I am excited to announce the release of two more special podcast episodes exploring allyship and diversity, equity and inclusion featuring conversations with Billy Williams, AGU executive vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Lisa White, director of education and outreach at the Museum of Paleontology at the University of California, Berkeley, chair of AGU’s diversity and inclusion advisory committee and an Eos science advisor.
2 June 2021
AGU members have until 30 June to comment on revisions to the organization’s position statement on the crucial role of government funding in science. Investment in Earth and space sciences is critical to achieving AGU’s new strategic plan, which envisions a thriving, sustainable and equitable future supported by scientific discovery, innovation and action. Robust funding of both Earth and space science, which are fundamentally interrelated, helps improve our understanding of …
12 May 2021
AGU is pleased to announce an update to its corrections policy to allow for more flexibility around author name changes in our publications to better align with our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.
4 May 2021
Billy Williams has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
3 May 2021
In our special “Third Pod from the Sun” episode, featuring AGU Vice President of Meetings Lauren Parr and AGU Vice President of Science Policy and Government Relations Lexi Shultz, we talk about what is AGU, as an organization, doing to serve as an ally when it comes to our meetings and public policy.
29 April 2021
Today, we are releasing our 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Annual Report.
31 March 2021
We know that putting your name to serve as an ally may seem like a small action, but sharing your name could help someone who felt voiceless or powerless to seek you out for support. When you share your stories and your truths, you are serving as an ally.
15 January 2021
The issues that this team will be addressing – from COVID-19 to the climate crisis to removing systemic racism – are paramount to re-establishing a civil society that values science and facts. AGU’s community is ready to assist to foster a safe and healthy planet for all.
24 December 2020
As we look back on 2020, we wanted to share some of the top news and views coming out of AGU.
18 December 2020
Thursday marked the final day of live programming for #AGU20, concluding 13 full days over three weeks of presenting, learning and connecting.
15 December 2020
Wednesday is the second to last day of #AGU20, but we are not slowing down.
10 December 2020
Wednesday was another busy day at #AGU20 featuring sessions and events.
30 November 2020
We are pleased to announce our 2020 Bridge program partners, listed in alphabetical order below.
28 September 2020
AGU receives NSF funding to launch a new diversity, equity and inclusion academy for the geosciences
We are excited to announce that we have received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)* to launch a new initiative that will create and support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) champions. This new initiative — AGU LANDInG (American Geophysical Union Leadership Academy and Network for Diversity and Inclusion in the Geosciences) — will spark the culture shift needed to develop an equitable, inclusive and welcoming environment in geosciences, and …
16 September 2020
We are proud of what we have done so far within our team, but we also recognize we can do more. We remain committed to creating the most diverse team as possible.
14 August 2020
I leave this role confident that AGU has the capacity to achieve its vision.
13 August 2020
AGU leadership has resolved to take eight bold, meaningful actions now.
6 August 2020
AGU released our 2019 Annual Report