AAG Launches New Fellows Program: AAG Fellows

The AAG is honored to announce it has launched AAG Fellows, a new program to recognize geographers who have made significant contributions to advancing geography. In addition to honoring geographers, AAG Fellows will serve the AAG as an august body to address key AAG initiatives including creating and contributing to AAG initiatives; advising on AAG strategic…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

2017 AAG Honors Recipients Announced

The AAG is pleased to announce the selection of seven Honorees who will receive the 2017 AAG Honors in one of four categories. Recipients to be honored at an annual awards luncheon during the AAG Annual Meeting are: Patrick Bartlein, University of Oregon, AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors Ruth Fincher, University of Melbourne, AAG Lifetime Achievement Honors Kent Mathewson, Louisiana State…
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Association News

Jennifer Cassidento Appointed as AAG Publications Director

The American Association of Geographers is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Cassidento as its new Publications Director. Cassidento brings a wealth of editorial expertise and experience to the AAG publications. She has worked previously with major scholarly publishing houses, and for several years with the AAG on its journals, serving as managing editor…
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Applications for Pruitt Graduate Fellowships Are Open

The Society of Women Geographers is inviting applications from women doctoral students in the US and Canada for doctoral dissertation fellowship research awards of up to $12,000 and for fellowships for minority women in masters programs up to $4,000 each. Full details about this program and many other student opportunities are available on the AAG…
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Call for Pre-Proposals: PEER Cycle 6

The Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program is once again accepting pre-proposals from developing country researchers interested in collaborating with counterparts who are funded by selected Government-supported agencies. Please circulate this information about PEER to colleagues who may wish to apply so they can prepare and submit their applications to meet the pre-proposal…
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Abstract deadline extended to Nov. 17

Due to a high volume of submissions, the abstract deadline has been extended. AAG is accepting abstracts for papers and posters, sessions, workshops, and field trips for its annual meeting in Boston. Researchers, scholars, professionals, and students are welcome to present papers, posters, and panel discussions on all topics relevant to geography. Learn more.
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NSF Advisory Committee on Environmental Research and Education Survey Notice

The National Science Foundation Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education (AC-ERE) is looking for your assistance. This committee is charged with providing guidance on future research directions across the Foundation in the over the coming decade. The Advisory Committee has recently published an outlook report, America’s Future: Environmental Research and Education for a Thriving Century,…
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Call for Innovations: The New York Student Data Challenge

The City of New York and Citymart have launched the Student Data Call for Innovations (CFI) to find data scientists and enthusiasts that can help build new data models and predictive tools to accurately project future public school student population trends and changes in communities. The Challenge New York has seen unprecedented growth in recent…
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NSF to Host Webinar on Smart & Connected Communities Solicitation

The National Science Foundation would like to make the geography and spatial science communities aware of the Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) solicitation (NSF 16-610).  The competition expects a significant social and behavioral component to be contained in the proposals and will likely be of interest to many geographers. There will be a webinar about this…
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