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AAG Newsletter: December 2017

December 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Broadening and Caring for the Footprint of Published Scholarship By Derek Alderman Given the labor and emotion poured into publishing one’s ideas, it is perhaps natural for many of us to see the final…
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Volume 52 (2017)

AAG Newsletter: November 2017

November 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Making Every Week About Geography Awareness and Advocacy By Derek Alderman This column comes to you just a couple weeks before Geography Awareness Week’s 30th birthday. Founded by presidential proclamation in 1987, Geography Awareness…
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Volume 52 (2017)

AAG Newsletter: October 2017

October 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN On Finding One’s Voice (and the Voices of Others) By Derek Alderman I am pleased to announce that the American Association of Geographers (AAG) is launching the Geography Speakers Bureau. The Bureau is part…
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AAG Newsletter: September 2017

September 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Moving at Twitter Speed  By Derek Alderman The title of my column comes from a recent NPR story on the NAACP. The storied civil rights organization is undergoing a wholesale “retooling” of its structures…
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AAG Newsletter: August 2017

August 2017 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 Serious Business of Public Communication  By Derek Alderman If you have not yet examined the AAG Long Range Plan, 2015-2025, then I encourage you to do so. It provides a useful update on…
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AAG Newsletter: July 2017

July 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Expanding and Empowering a Culture of Mentorship  By Derek Alderman Words cannot adequately capture my excitement and honor to be able to serve as President of the American Association of Geographers. I look forward…
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AAG Newsletter: June 2017

June 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Upon Reflection  MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald How fast time flies. It is hard to believe that the end of the academic year is upon us, June has come and I am writing my last…
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AAG Newsletter: May 2017

May 2017 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 Creation of Transformative Geographies  MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald We all like to think of ourselves as being transformative in one way or the other. Indeed, we all are. In our personal interactions and…
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AAG Newsletter: April 2017

April 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Advancing Geography and the Association at Boston MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald This month geographers from around the country and the world will gather in Boston for the AAG Annual Meeting. This should be a…
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AAG Newsletter: March 2017

March 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Telling Our Stories, Speaking Out and Being Heard as Geographers MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald Perhaps now more than ever geographers need to tell their stories, speak out and make their voices heard. In a…
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AAG Newsletter: February 2017

February 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Creating and Preserving Actionable and Policy-Relevant Geography MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald Ensconced in our academic environs, as students or as faculty, we are sometimes accused of being removed and aloof from the issues of…
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AAG Newsletter: January 2017

January 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Strengths and Challenges of Diversity MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald It is fair to say that the recent election has created deep concerns in our community regarding issues of diversity and gender equity. This unease…
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