News and Announcements

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Connecting geoscience employers with those seeking opportunities, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce its new Geoscience Job Center.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 16:28

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the publication of Vision and Change in the Geosciences – The Future of Undergraduate Geoscience Education report. Vision and Change is the culmination of summits, workshops, and surveys over the last six years, incorporating the inputs from more than 1,000 members of the geoscience community to develop a consensus on the future needs and approaches for educating future geoscientists.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 11:10

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and ExxonMobil Exploration are currently recruiting teachers for the 13th annual national Geoscience and STEM Teacher Leadership Academy for K-8 teachers. The 2021 academy will begin with an introductory webinar in early July, with the main academy experience taking place virtually July 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 29.

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 10:26

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Darcie Fregoe, a sixth-grade Earth science and social studies teacher at Madison Elementary School in Massena, New York, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Edward C. Roy Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 10:21

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce its annual report, "Leading the Way," which details the activities of AGI from October 2019 to September 2020.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 11:24

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to host a February 2021 online Critical Minerals Forum entitled "Advances in Critical Mineral Research: A Forum in Memory of Victor Labson," sponsored by the World Community of Geological Surveys and organized by the Geological Survey of Canada, Geoscience Australia, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 11:40

Alexandria, VA — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Education Development Center's Oceans of Data Institute (ODI) have purchased over 400 Awesome Aquifer Kits to donate to schools in Maryland and Virginia.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:46
Alexandria, VA — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the release of the Framework for Addressing Racial and Ethnic Equity in Geosciences Professional Societies.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 12:09

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) Search Committee invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of AGI Executive Director.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 11:19

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme of Earth Science Week 2021 will be "Water Today and for the Future." The coming year's event, to be held October 10-16, 2021, will emphasize the importance of learning how to understand, conserve, and protect water, perhaps Earth's most vital resource.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 10:27

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