Annual Meeting

GeoPoetics Poetry: A New GeoHumanities Annual Event

The second issue of the GeoHumanities journal is available now. Learn more. Tuesday, March 29, 4:40 :20 Continental 2, Hilton Hotel, Ballroom Level The first GeoHumanities Annual Event, organized by the editors of the new AAG journal GeoHumanities, will feature readings from four internationally known Bay Area poets. These poets engage with the interface between…
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Grants & Awards Received

AAG Provides Awards to Students from Community Colleges

Three students were selected to receive an AAG award for students from community colleges. Every year the AAG provides support for students from community colleges, junior colleges, city colleges, or similar two-year educational institutions. Community college students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to major in geography in the coming academic year applied for the 2016…
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Annals of the AAG

Annals Special Issue on the Geographies of Mobility

Every year since 2009 our flagship journal, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, has published a special issue that highlights geographic research around a significant global theme. The eighth special issue of the Annals, published in March 2016, brings together 26 articles on the Geographies of Mobility, edited by Mei-Po Kwan and Tim…
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NCRGE to Discuss Funding Opportunities, Sponsor Sessions at AAG Annual Meeting

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is sponsoring several sessions at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Papers and panels will highlight the work of the GeoCapabilities, GeoSTEM and GeoProgressions projects. A new funding opportunity for geography education research will also be discussed. The full schedule of NCRGE-sponsored sessions is…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces Inaugural Award for Program Excellence

The AAG is pleased to announce that the Department of Geography at DePaul University will receive the inaugural AAG Award for Program Excellence, which was established to recognize geography programs at colleges and universities. This award honors non-PhD granting geography programs that have significantly enhanced the prominence and reputation of geography as a discipline, and demonstrated the characteristics…
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Necrology

In Memoriam: Shiloh Sundstrom

Shiloh Sundstrom Shiloh Sundstrom, a doctoral student and teaching assistant in the Department of Geography at Oregon State University, and a keen rancher, forester and conservationist, was tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident near Corvallis on November 22, 2015. He was 34. Shiloh Forest Sundstrom was born in 1981 on Rock Creek Ranch in Deadwood,…
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