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Eos Wins Gold Medal for Most Improved Publication

The revitalized magazine and website have been honored three times in 14 months.


Eos magazine received a gold medal for most improved magazine or journal in the Association TRENDS 2015 All Media Contest. The magazine was one of nearly 400 entries in the contest’s 22 categories.

Association TRENDS 2015 gold medalEos was a weekly print tabloid newspaper from 1979 to 2014., the daily Earth and space science news website, was launched 9 December 2014. At the end of that month, the tabloid was phased out, and in mid-January 2015 the newly launched companion semimonthly magazine was sent to members of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

This is the third award garnered by the website and magazine in a little more than a year. Several months after launch, received a best in class award for science/technology websites from the Interactive Media Council, Inc. In June 2015, won a silver EXCEL Award from Association Media & Publishing for Web publishing design excellence.

The Association TRENDS All Media Contest is an annual competition that recognizes creative and effective communication vehicles developed by associations over the prior year.

AGU members may receive the magazine upon request to [email protected]. Others can read an online PDF of each issue.

—Barbara T. Richman, Editor in Chief,; email: [email protected]

Citation: Richman, B. T. (2016), Eos wins gold medal for most improved publication, Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO049027. Published on 29 March 2016.

© 2016. The authors. CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
  • James

    Congratulations to you all! Even now, after a year and a half or so of working with you all on Eos (for New Signature) this remains one of my favorite projects. Great news!

  • John Selker

    The work that this team did by way of envisioning a new modality of communication, and putting it into action, was remarkable. They absolutely deserve this recognition, and I feel so fortunate to seethe AGU have this level of professionalism in the team.