AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: November 2016

November 2016 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Geography, Institutions and the Fate of People and Planet in the 21st Century MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald Let’s talks about Geographical Determinism. Got your attention? I thought so. The term, along with its cousin,…
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Association News

AAG Unveils New Disciplinary Data Dashboard

The AAG receives numerous requests for data related to geography and geographers. Often such requests come from members who are doing research on the discipline, or who are interested in knowing, for example, the proportion of women who hold the rank of associate professor or the average value of a graduate student assistantship. Academic departments…
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Association News

Act Now to Support the AAG’s AP GIS&T Proposal

The AAG’s proposal for a new Advanced Placement course in Geographic Information Science and Technology (AP GIS&T) continues to receive strong interest from high schools, colleges, and universities across the To complete the proposal package for the College Board, the AAG needs to collect attestations of interest from at least 100 postsecondary institutions and 250…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: October 2016

October 2016 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 Long, Hot Summer MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald It has been a long, hot summer. In July, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released its analysis of global temperatures for the first six…
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AGS Council Fellowship Call for Applications

The American Geographical Society (AGS) is now accepting applications for the AGS Council Fellowship. The fellowship is open to all student members of the American Geographical Society, both Masters and Doctoral students. Each fellowship is worth $1,500 and four will be awarded in the spring. Upon completion of the research, fellowship recipients are strongly encouraged…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: September 2016

September 2016 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 World of the City MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald Those of us alive today are witnessing one of the most profound events in all of human history — and it is an event, which…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Launches New Undergraduate Student Affinity Group

The American Association of Geographers will launch a new affinity group specifically for undergraduate students. The Undergraduate Student Affinity Group (USAG) will be an international community of students studying geography, offering opportunities to network and socialize, get advice on graduate study and careers, and take part in academic events. USAG will work closely with the…
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AAG Review of Books

‘AAG Review of Books’ Launches Database to Commemorate New Milestone

Since launching in 2013, The AAG Review of Books has published more than 250 book reviews, marking a new milestone for the journal. To celebrate this landmark, and to enable easier exploration of the vast collection of reviews, the AAG has launched a new searchable database. Readers can now search the full list of all…
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Association News

AAG Welcomes Julio Arguello Jr. as Social Media and Website Content Manager

The AAG is pleased to announce that Julio Arguello, Jr. has joined the association as the Social Media and Website Content Manager at its headquarters in Washington, Julio has more than 15 years of digital communications, IT, membership and publications management experience in the nonprofit sector. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Towson…
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