AAAS CEO Rush Holt at the AAAS Town Hall Meeting in Atlanta AAAS Town Hall Meeting seeks input on how association can better serve society Thursday, October 1, 2015 AAAS CEO Rush Holt recently met with AAAS members, donors, and others in Atlanta, Georgia to seek input on how the association can better serve society and become a more effective advocate for the scientific community. Connections between human rights and linguistics Podcast March 20, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm This webinar explores connections between human rights and linguistics, including protecting the rights of speakers of local languages, ethical linguistic research practices, case studies of human rights advocacy in the linguistic sphere and protecting linguists whose rights have been violated. It was hosted as part of an ongoing series of webinars by the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition exploring connections between science and human rights. Your chance to be featured in Science Tuesday, January 7, 2014 Answer this question: If you had 5 extra hours per week to devote to advocacy for science, how would you use that time? at Make sure to enter by the 14th February.  A selection of the best responses will be published in the April 4th issue of Science. See results from the last survey at Council elects 388 new AAAS Fellows Council elects 388 new AAAS Fellows Monday, November 25, 2013 The AAAS Council has elected 388 members as Fellows of AAAS for the year 2013. These individuals will be recognized for their contributions to science and technology during the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago, which will take place February 13 to 17. Learn more about this exciting new class on AAAS's website. VIDEO: Stephen Freeland and the search for life on other planets Video August 02, 2013 The AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion (DOSER) program hosted an event in June 2013 about the discovery of exoplanets and the possibility of life beyond Earth. During the event, panelists discussed what discovering life outside our Earth would mean for religions and humanity. They examined how the discovery of exoplanets is already influencing our views of the universe. AAAS Annual Report 2012 AAAS Annual Report 2012 Sunday, June 23, 2013 The latest AAAS Annual Report is now available online at Sex talk: The modern taboo Sex talk: The modern taboo Driving Force July 1, 2013 A new university sexual harassment policy allows people to claim harassment after being offended by someone's statement or attempted flirtation, even without proof. While the goal of this policy is to protect victims, does it restrict the ability for people to debate or discuss sexuality or other controversial topics? Winners of 2013 AAAS Student Poster Competition Monday, April 29, 2013 The 2013 Student Poster Competition took place at the AAAS Annual Meeting In Boston February 14-18. The student winners' work displayed originality and understanding that set them apart from their peers. The AAAS Poster Sessions provide individuals with an opportunity to present their research, offering an excellent venue for extended informal discussion with meeting attendees. All posters are peer-reviewed, and accepted posters are listed in the AAAS Annual Meeting Poster Book. Abstracts appear on the Annual Meeting Abstract CD, within the Program Book. OSTP seeks nominations for presidential mentoring award OSTP seeks nominations for presidential mentoring award Capitol Connection April 8, 2013 The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are now accepting nominations for PAESMEM, the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. OSTP/NSF seeks individuals and organizations that have demonstrated at least five years of excellence in mentoring students, trainees, and/or early career scientists and engineers from groups that are underrepresented in STEM. Questionnaire: Responsibilities of scientists and engineers Questionnaire: Responsibilities of scientists and engineers Sunday, April 7, 2013 Your chance to have your say! Fill out this short questionnaire from the Ethics and Human Rights Working Group of the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition and the AAAS Program on Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law.