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American Geosciences Institute and Oceans of Data Institute Donate Over 400 Awesome Aquifer Kits to Schools in Maryland and Virginia

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.

Earth Science Week 2021 Theme Announced: 'Water Today and for the Future'

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.

Earth Science Week 2020 Contest Winners Announced

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) congratulates the winners and finalists of this year's Earth Science Week art, photo, essay, and video contests, whose creative submissions addressed the Earth Science Week 2020 theme of "Earth Materials in Our Lives." Organized by AGI, Earth Science Week is an annual celebration and public awareness campaign reaching millions of people worldwide each year with information about geoscience.

AGI Invites Applications for New Scholarship for Advancing Diversity in the Geoscience Profession

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce its new Scholarship for Advancing Diversity in the Geoscience Profession. The scholarship is a one-time $5,000 award supporting geoscience graduate studies by a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who self-identifies as a member of an underrepresented minority (Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color) and is within two semesters of completing a recognized geoscience program.

AGI Welcomes 2021 Board of Directors

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) welcomes new members to the AGI Board of Directors (formerly the AGI Executive Committee) and congratulates Dr. David R. Wunsch as he takes office as AGI President. New and departing members of the Board of Directors are being recognized during the AGI Board of Directors meeting on October 23, 2020.

James M. Robertson Honored with AGI's Ian Campbell Medal for Service to Geosciences

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to recognize Dr. James M. Robertson, recently retired State Geologist and Director of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, as the 2020 recipient of the AGI Medal in Memory of Ian Campbell for Superlative Service to the Geosciences, AGI's highest award.

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