The American Scientific Affiliation

ASA NewsNote January 18, 2017

Dear Colleague,

Happy New Year! We are off to a great start in 2017 and we have already hit the ground running.

In fact, we are in beautiful Colorado this week to meet with the Rocky Mountain local chapters and leadership team for the planning and promotion of ASA 2017, our annual meeting taking place in Golden this coming July 28 - 31.

In addition, we'd like to bring you a few important updates.

Submit your Abstract for ASA 2017

Please consider submitting an abstract for presentation at next July's Annual Meeting in Golden, Colorado! The deadline for submission is February 15. See the call for abstracts link here.

New Executive Council Members

We are pleased to announce results of the Executive Council election. Thank you to all who voted, and welcome Dorothy and Terry!

Dorothy Boorse, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology, Gordon College

Dorothy has been a member of ASA since 2001 and was elected as an ASA Fellow in 2012.

Terry Gray, Ph.D.
Instructor in Chemistry, Colorado State University; Instructor in Biology, Front Range Community College.

Terry has been a member of ASA since 1980 and was elected as an ASA Fellow in 2004.

ASA Gathering in Fort Myers, FL

Please save the date for an ASA gathering at the beautiful home of Martin and Bonnie Price in North Fort Myers on Wednesday, March 22. If you live or winter in that area, we would love to have you join us. Stay tuned for more details to come.

AAAS Conference in Boston, MA

ASA will have an exhibitor booth at the AAAS conference in Boston which takes place from February 16-19 at the Hynes Convention Center. If you plan to attend the conference, please stop by to say hi! We are also planning an ASA dinner following the DoSER reception so stay tuned for time and place.

NAE Student Conference in Washington, DC

Sy Garte, one of the DC local chapter leaders, will be hosting an exhibitor table at the NAE student conference on behalf of ASA on Wednesday, January 25. If you plan to attend the conference or are in the area, please stop by to say hello!

Loving God with All Your Mind and Alzheimer's

Call for papers deadline has been extended until May 1, 2017. Click here for details.

We always enjoy hearing from our members so feel free to drop us a line any time.

Joyfully in Christ,

Leslie and Vicki


Thank you for helping us
reach our goals!

Campaign Update

We are most grateful for your generous contributions to our annual fund and captial campaign fund efforts. Every gift makes a difference and we are so encouraged by the broad participation of many members. Thank you so very much for your faithful financial and prayer support!

Amazon Smile and Virtual Bookstore

Many thanks to all who supported ASA in their holiday gift giving through Advent gift memberships to ASA, the ASA virtual bookstore, and through Amazon Smile. These options are available throughout the year, so you can support ASA whenever you shop!

See You on Facebook! 

There are two ways for ASA members to connect and interact on Facebook. We would love to see you there!

Find us at Scientific Affiliation. Like our page and you will find many interesting, intriguing, compelling, and educational posts in your newsfeed. And each is an opportunity to interact with great resources and other ASA members.

The Nexus Forum is a place for ASA members to connect and engage as an online community. The forum is a closed group, and ASA members can request to be added to the group at Forum posts are designed to allow members toget to know each other, share from experience, find support and encouragement in their personal and professional development. Posts will introduce new topics of discussion with specific questions designed to lead to dynamic interaction with fellow ASA members.

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