AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces 2020 Class of AAG Fellows

The AAG Fellows is a program, started in 2018, 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 directions and grand challenges;…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: November 2019

November 2019 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Finding your Parachute or The PhD is Not Just for Academics By David Kaplan Graduate students are haunted by the specter of future job uncertainty. Many Master’s students wonder what they will do with…
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Events

Get Involved in Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day

Geography Awareness Week is quickly approaching, November 10th - 16th, with GIS Day on November 13th. Below you’ll find GeoWeek and GIS Day resources, announcements, and ways to get involved, big and small. Do what you can to promote our wonderful discipline during the week, and also think about how you can support geography year-round!…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: October 2019

October 2019 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN A Golden Opportunity for Geography or How Can we Harness the Growth in AP Human Geography? By David Kaplan Geography was not taught in my high school and I expect that was true in…
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President

Call for chapter proposals: New AAG Book on Rocky Mountain West

One of the most anticipated items when I began attending AAG meetings was the annual edited book that came in our packet.  This would be a special volume dedicated to the city and region where the meeting was held.  Within it would be chapters detailing all kinds of interesting aspects of the region, written by…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: September 2019

September 2019 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN The Mental Health Challenge or Relieving Anxiety and Depression for Students and Faculty By David Kaplan I remember stress from college, graduate school and as a professor. High levels of tension were considered a…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: August 2019

August 2019 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Who’s sorting who? Or the explosion of metrics and how we can take back control By David Kaplan For those of us still working with paper student evaluations, we receive our spring semester results…
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Association News

AAG’s Encoding Geography Initiative Sees Successes in First Year

Launched by AAG Staff Member Coline Dony in 2018, the Encoding Geography initiative seeks to build capacity for all - for computational thinking (CT) in geography education at all levels to further strengthen our discipline. Throughout the initiative’s first year, a variety of activities and connections were established and the AAG was able to secure…
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