Association News

‘The International Encyclopedia of Geography’ receives CHOICE Award for Outstanding Academic Title 2017

The AAG-Wiley International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology is the recipient of a prestigious CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2017 award from the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. The new international AAG publication is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference work in geography today,…
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Policy Update

Enacted Tax Bill Protects Tuition Waivers

A massive tax reform package signed into law by President Trump shortly before the holidays drew attention primarily for slashing corporate rates and amending individual filing rules.  The legislation, however, was also of significance for the higher education community. The original bill that passed the House of Representatives included language that would have counted graduate…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces Inaugural Class of AAG Fellows

The AAG Fellows is a new program 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; and mentoring…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

AAG Announces the 2018 AAG Honors

Each year, the AAG invites nominations for AAG Honors to be conferred in recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement or welfare of the profession. The AAG Honors Committee is charged with making award recommendations for each category, with no more than two awards given in any one category.  This year, the AAG Honors Committee…
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AAG Announces New Journal Editors, Thanks Leaving Editors

The AAG welcomes two new editors to take the positions of Cartography Editor for the AAG Journals (Annals, The Professional Geographer, and GeoHumanities) and the Methods, Models, and GIS Editor for the Annals of the AAG starting January 1, 2018. Stephen Hanna will be taking over for Cartography Editor Thomas Hodler while Ling Bian will…
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Charles Christonikos Interns at AAG for Fall Semester

Charles Christonikos is currently a senior at The George Washington University, pursuing a in Geography with minors in GIS and Criminal Justice. Charles is passionate about urban geography and planning, and hopes to pursue a master’s in urban planning post-graduation. Outside of his academics and work with the AAG, Charles enjoys biking, language learning, and…
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Shane Colgan Interns at AAG for Fall Semester

Shane Colgan recently completed his bachelor of science in Geographical Sciences from the University of Maryland, College Park. He will be attending the University of Maryland, College Park to pursue his masters in GIS starting this upcoming Spring semester. His geographic research deals with vegetation indexes and tree top canopy analysis to document the habitat…
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Tolu Ajayi Interns at AAG for Fall Semester

Tolu Ajayi is currently in his last semester at University of Maryland College Park, pursing a in Geographical Sciences. Some of Tolu's strengths include GIS, Computer Cartography, and Programming. After graduating Tolu plans on obtaining his masters in Computer Science, with hopes to become a Web Developer. Outside of school and his work at the…
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Undergraduate Student Affinity Group Elects Inaugural Board

The AAG’s new Undergraduate Student Affinity Group has elected their first board. Congratulations to the following: USAG Chair: Michelle Church; Michigan State University USAG Secretary-Treasurer: Lauren Gerlowski; Point Park University USAG General Board Member: Siobhan Flynn; Rutgers University USAG General Board Member: Erika Ornouski; California State University, Sacramento USAG General Board Member: Noah Irby; University…
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Coline Dony Joins AAG as Senior Geography Researcher

The AAG welcomes Coline Dony as a Senior Geography Researcher. Before joining the AAG staff in Washington, , Coline served as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore County where she taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in GIS, geovisualization and programming for spatial data analysis. Coline also taught an undergraduate course…
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