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AAG Seeks Observers To Attend United Nations Climate Change Conference

The American Association of Geographers has been granted Observer Organization status to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). With this formal designation, the AAG is permitted to submit to the UNFCCC Secretariat its nominations for representatives to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference that will take place from November 7-18, 2016 in Marrakesh, Morocco…
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Association News

Maggie Busek Interns at AAG for Summer Semester

AAG intern Maggie Busek studied abroad in Spain for a semester in 2015. In this photo, she she's pictured in Guadalest. Maggie Busek is a junior at George Washington University pursuing a major in international affairs concentrating in contemporary cultures and societies, as well as minors in Spanish and cross-cultural communication. Maggie's interests include anthropology,…
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Association News

CJ Burka Interns at AAG for Summer Semester

CJ Burka is a rising senior at Hofstra University triple majoring in Geography, Political Science and Global Studies. She is a second year fellow at the Michael D’Innocenzo Center for Civic Engagement and an office aid in the Department of Global Studies and Geography. She is also the president of Get Global, an organization promoting…
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Association News

Nina Feldman Interns at AAG for Summer Semester

Nina Feldman is a senior pursuing a in environmental studies with a minor in geographic information systems at George Washington University. Her interests include art, geography and graphic design. After graduation she wants to work for an organization where she can utilize her GIS skills to help mitigate environmental concerns and gain further experience before pursuing her …
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Award Deadlines

AAG Enhancing Diversity Award Now Accepting Nominations

The AAG Enhancing Diversity Award honors those geographers who have pioneered efforts toward or actively participated in encouraging a more diverse discipline over the course of several years. A few examples of these demonstrated actions include noteworthy research on racial understanding; mentorship of students who are the first in their family to attend college; and inclusion and…
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Award Deadlines

Inspired by Outstanding Teaching, Service, Research? AAG Seeks Your Nominations

AAG Honors, the highest awards offered by the American Association of Geographers, are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research and scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement. Although the AAG and its specialty groups make other important awards (see Grants and Awards), AAG Honors remain…
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AAG Seeks Interns for Fall Semester

The AAG is currently seeking interns for the fall semester, although the organization offers opportunities on a year-round basis for the spring, summer and fall semesters. Interns participate in most AAG programs and projects such as education, outreach, research, website, publications, or the Annual Meeting. The AAG also arranges for interns to accompany different AAG staff…
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Annual Meeting

Southeast Division Team Takes 2016 World Geography Bowl Title

AAG President Sarah Bednarz (far right) presented prizes to winners, including the winning Southeast Division team above. (Photograph for AAG by Becky Pendergast) The Southeast Division team won first place in the 2016 World Geography Bowl (WGB), an annual quiz competition for teams of college-level geography students representing the AAG’s regional divisions. First runner-up was…
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Recent News

Celebrate Earth Day Everyday by Helping Students Discover Our Earth Through Geospatial Technology

Inspire Students By Becoming a GeoMentor Are you passionate about the importance of geography education?   Are you a geographer, cartographer, or educator that can communicate the benefits of GIS for illustrating geographic concepts and context in the classroom?    Have you taken a GIS course, used GIS at your job, or developed educational activities…
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Recommend Candidates for AAG Honors and Nominating Committees

Call for Nominations: AAG Honors and Nominating Committees The AAG Council seeks nominations for candidates to serve on the AAG Honors Committee and the AAG Nominating Committee. The Council will prepare the final slate of candidates for both committees from the nominations received, and committee members will be elected by a vote of the AAG membership. The Honors Committee submits to the Council nominations for awards at least two weeks before the council’s Fall meeting,…
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