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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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: 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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AAG Newsletter: July 2019

July 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 Should we be worried? Or how to maintain and expand the number of geographers in our schools By David Kaplan “As geographers, we all know the value of geography. Right? It is a field…
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Association News

AAG Welcomes Summer 2019 Interns

Three new interns have joined the AAG staff this summer! The AAG would like to welcome Angela, Eni, and Garrett to the organization. Angela Yang is an incoming fourth year student at the University of Toronto, currently pursuing a in Environmental Science and International Development Studies. Her research interests include hydropolitics in both the Middle…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: June 2019

June 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 Postcard from Mesoamerica By Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach “As Geography research begins in the field and ends in the field, so does my Presidential Column. I had the good fortune to be able to compose most…
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