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Jean Toal Eisen

Vice President for Corporate Strategy Jean Toal Eisen comes to AURA after serving on the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Appropriations ...
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Jean Toal Eisen new AURA VP for Corporate Strategy

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is pleased to announce Jean Toal Eisen will join the AURA Corporate ...
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2022 AURA Annual Meeting

Each year the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) holds an Annual Meeting for the Representatives from its ...
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AURA Board Endorses Principles for the Future Management of Astronomical Facilities on Maunakea

AURA Board Endorses Principles for the Future Management of Astronomical Facilities on Maunakea

At its April 28,2022 meeting the AURA Board of Directors endorsed the following principles for the future management of astronomical ...
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Hernán Bustos

Acting Head of Mission, Chile Hernán Bustos has been with AURA since 1972. He first worked in shift leadership and ...
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AURA Supports "Pathways to Discovery" Recommendations

AURA Supports “Pathways to Discovery” Recommendations

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) fully supports the scientific vision of Pathways to Discovery in Astronomy ...
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AURA opens applications in Chile for the Picetti Prize 2021

AURA in Chile is now accepting applications for the 2021 AURA Padre Picetti Award, open to all science teachers in ...
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Conclusions from Satellite Constellations 2 Released

Conclusions from Satellite Constellations 2 Released

The Satellite Constellations 2 (SATCON2) workshop, held 12–16 July 2021, brought together more than 350 astronomers, satellite operators, dark-sky advocates, ...
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Remembrance of Goetz Oertel

It is with great sadness that we learned this week of the recent passing of former AURA President, Dr. Goetz ...
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Statement from AURA President, June 2020

These past few weeks have been heart wrenching, difficult and painful, in so many ways ...
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AURA Statement on the Starlink Constellation of Satellites

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is the managing organization for many ground-based telescopes for National Science ...
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Debra Elmegreen Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

AURA is pleased to share that Debra Elmegreen, Chair of AURA Board of Directors, has been elected as a new ...
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