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14 September 2020
AGU urges revocation of David Legates’ appointment as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Observation and Prediction at NOAA.
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.
10 August 2020
As a part of our continued commitment to the next-generation and future of the Earth and space sciences community, #AGU20 will provide students a number of resources and opportunities.
6 August 2020
AGU released our 2019 Annual Report
5 August 2020
Mike was a tremendously important friend and colleague to each of us.
31 July 2020
We are celebrating with all of you who were integral in creating Centennial experiences.
16 July 2020
Fall Meeting is less than five months away. Our goal, with your input and counsel, is to co-create the most diverse, engaging and dynamic online experience to help advance your science and enhance your career.
9 July 2020
Despite the pandemic and health experts predicting the fall will bring an increase in the number of cases, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) announced its new rule on 6 July to require those who are studying in the U.S. on visas (F-1 and M-1) to be enrolled with in-person classes or risk deportation.
29 June 2020
We are excited to share that GeoHealth, AGU’s gold open access journal covering the increasingly important intersection among the Earth, environmental and health sciences, has crossed several important milestones recently.
11 June 2020
We are excited to announce that #AGU20 will be mostly virtual. “Mostly” because if science and health professionals tell us it is safe for groups to convene, AGU would like to host a regional gathering in San Francisco.
26 March 2020
When I announced I would be leaving AGU in October 2019, 31 March seemed so far away. But now that it’s only a few days from now, I realize time flew by so quickly! With the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, I know many of us are spending more time with our loved ones and reflecting on what is important. I am fortunate that my family and friends – …
17 March 2020
The executive committee is pleased to announce that Julie Freeman will serve as AGU’s interim executive director and CEO. Julie will start 30 March, which will overlap with Chris’ last two days at AGU. She most recently served as the interim executive director of the California Society of Anesthesiologists. Previously, Julie was the president of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) as well as the executive director of the Professional Picture Framers …
6 March 2020
By: Rosie Oakes, Early Career Scientists and Council Leadership Team We’ve come to the end of our March Council meeting, And I’ve been asked to summarize in case you’ve been sleeping. With talk of new partners and international collaboration, I present you with a transdisciplinary science-art demonstration. The new strategic plan was the best place to start, Determining what the AGU is at its very heart. Are we …
4 March 2020
By: Chris McEntee, Executive Director and CEO and Lauren Parr, Vice President of Meetings Even though Fall Meeting 2019 was only a few months ago, AGU is already planning Fall Meeting 2020. We continue to look for ways to reduce the environmental footprint of the Fall Meeting while retaining the in-person networking opportunities that are important to attendees’ careers and overall experience. During the 2019 meeting, we live streamed 20 …
13 February 2020
While a few vital science programs were funded, overall the president’s proposed budget is a severe disappointment for science and ignores the many ways in which science fuels our economy, safeguards our security, improves our health and well-being, and is critical for a thriving future.
3 February 2020
I want to update you on our progress for AGU’s next CEO and executive director. As previously announced, Russell Reynolds Associates is our executive search firm. During Fall Meeting 2019, we were pleased that so many of you spoke with RRA’s Stephanie Tomasso and Jamie Hechinger to share your insights. We have also created a search committee. In addition to myself, it is comprised of: Susan Lozier, AGU President-elect, Board …
23 January 2020
By Robin Bell, AGU President, and Susan Lozier, AGU President-Elect We hope your new year is off to a great start! 2020 will be a big year for AGU in many ways, but one major opportunity we have ahead of us is finalizing a new strategic plan for AGU that will set the organization’s course for the next decade and beyond. Because the strategic plan will drive the work of …
17 December 2019
By Scott King, Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior section president and member of AGU’s 2019-2020 Council As the AGU community prepares to conclude its Centennial celebrations and launch the next 100 years of scientific discovery and innovation, I joined my fellow AGU Council members in San Francisco ahead of Fall Meeting 2019. The Council met to address difficult questions facing the AGU community and moved the needle on five …