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3 March 2022
AGU wants your help in shaping the organization’s future!
22 December 2021
In spite of the global pandemic, AGU donors and members continued to support the professional development of aspiring Earth and space scientists. Your dedication has made the advancement of programs and projects possible.
1 December 2021
The AGU Bridge Program seeks to increase diversity in the geosciences by providing students from historically marginalized populations who are looking to pursue a master’s degree or Ph.D. with a network of peers, mentors and advisers to support and serve them before, during and after graduate school.
17 November 2021
AGU has awarded travel grants and fellowships to 239 early career professionals and students from around the world. These grants and fellowships will offset the costs of Fall Meeting-related expenses, whether incurred in-person or virtually.
8 July 2021
#AGU21 student resources and grants help to foster the next generation of Earth and space scientists
I am looking forward to seeing friends and colleagues from around the world in New Orleans — and and online—this coming December at #AGU21, and trust you are as well.
22 January 2021
The AGU Honors & Recognition Committee has made some updates to the program that will better showcase the depth and breadth of our community’s achievements around the world. We are also grateful to our community for their commitment to make our Honors program as diverse and inclusive as possible.
16 December 2020
We can’t believe it – tomorrow is the final day of #AGU20 live events.
30 October 2020
#AGU20 awarded 250+ early career professionals and students the opportunity to attend Fall Meeting through grants and fellowship awards. OSPA offers feedback for students to improve presentations. Sign up for the free Student and Early Career Scientist Conference during #AGU20 too!
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 …
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.
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.
28 May 2020
We are excited to announce Randy Fiser will be AGU’s CEO and executive director, effective 17 August 2020.
6 May 2020
Today, AGU released its annual ethics report detailing the efforts of our community to support greater diversity, equity and inclusion in the sciences.
9 April 2020
By: Rana Fine, Chair, AGU College of Fellows As we navigate through these difficult times with unprecedented challenges, we recognize that students and early-career scientists may experience an outsized impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. With field work in jeopardy and limited access to campus labs and resources, the College of Fellows community is here to help graduate students, post-docs and early career scientists stay connected and energized about their education, research …
19 December 2019
As we mentioned previously, AGU remains committed and has taken numerous actions to show our strong support for open access, including:
18 December 2019
Last week, AGU hosted another successful Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Our community celebrated its Centennial year and had thoughtful, productive discussions about the future of science and inspiring the next 100 years of innovation and discovery.
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 …
27 November 2019
So you’re one of 65,000 members of the AGU, But who’s raising the issues that matter to you? You care about accessibility and making meetings green, But will your suggestions ever be seen? If you’re a student member or are early career, We have some information that will make you cheer! You have six representatives on the council at AGU, They’re students, scientists, and postdocs too! The student reps are …
25 September 2019
As we celebrate our Centennial year, AGU strives to promote and support the Earth and space sciences, and this includes increasing access to journal content. Starting 17 October, the AGU journal Space Weather: The International Journal of Research and Applications (SWE), devoted to the understanding and forecasting of space weather, will transition to an open access model with all articles accepted after that date accessible free of charge to readers. Space …