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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Member News

Three Prominent Geographers Honored with Guggenheim Awards

Mei-Po Kwan, Katharyne Mitchell and Laura Pulido have been named 2016 fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Mei-Po Kwan, a professor of geography and geographic information science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, was selected for her ground-breaking contributions to the discipline of geography in fields spanning environmental health, sustainable cities, human mobility, socio-economic…
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Annual Meeting

3-Day Mapathon Will Focus on Humanitarian Interests

Join a community of online mappers at the AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco to contribute to OpenStreetMap's humanitarian efforts. The Mapathon Lounge will open at 11:40 to 3:00 on March 30-April 1 at the Hilton Union Square. Each day of the Mapathon event will feature a thematic keynote presentation, mapping guidance, and open data…
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Annual Meeting

Carry the AAG 2016 Annual Meeting Program in Your Pocket

Get the most from your AAG 2016 San Francisco experience with the mobile app. Enjoy an interactive experience on your Apple, Android, BlackBerry and other mobile devices during AAG 2016 in San Francisco. If you're a laptop user or have a Windows phone, there's also a Web version for your devices. Plan your experience throughout the…
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Association News

AAG Jobs in Geography and GIS Center Adds New Features and Functionality

Looking for a job in geography? The AAG Jobs in Geography and GIS Center is the preeminent source for academic jobs in geography, as well as a wide variety of jobs in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. It's the best place to find your next great opportunity or even your dream job! If you're a student,…
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Association News

Liza Giebel Joins AAG Staff as IT Support Specialist

The American Association of Geographers is pleased to announce that Liza G. Giebel has joined the staff as an IT Support Specialist at its headquarters in Washington, Prior to coming to work for AAG, Liza worked for the Amalgamated Transit International Union for seven years where she was responsible for solving a myriad of IT issues and managing…
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