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AAG Announces Undergraduate Program Excellence Awards

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) has named two recipients of the 2021 Award for Bachelors’ Program Excellence in Geography: The Geographic Science Program at James Madison University (JMU) in Virginia, and the Department of Geography and Anthropology at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.  The annual award and cash prize for Bachelors’ Program Excellence is…
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AAG Announces 2020 Book Awards

The AAG is pleased to announce the recipients of the three 2020 AAG Book Awards: the John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize, the AAG Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography, and the AAG Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography. The AAG Book Awards mark distinguished and outstanding works published by geography authors…
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AAG Announces 2021 Grant Recipients

The American Association of Geographers congratulates the individuals and entities named to receive an AAG Grant. The AAG will confer these awards at a future event to be determined, once the travel and in-person meeting restrictions have been lifted. The 2021 Anne U. White Grant This grant enables people, regardless of any formal training in…
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2021 AAG Award Recipients Announced

The American Association of Geographers congratulates the individuals and entities named to receive an AAG Award. The awardees represent outstanding contributions to and accomplishments in the geographic field. 2021 Glenda Laws Award The Glenda Laws Award is administered by the American Association of Geographers and endorsed by members of the Institute of Australian Geographers, the…
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AAG Welcomes Spring 2021 Interns

Two new interns have joined the AAG staff this spring! The AAG would like to welcome Ilan and Jennifer to the organization. Ilan Gritzman recently graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Administration and a minor in Urban and Regional Planning. Ilan has previously interned for Smithsonian Libraries…
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AAG Joins in Support for Faculty Rights

On Tuesday, January 26, AAG sent a letter to the Chancellor of the University of Kansas, asking him not to act on the recent Kansas Board of Regents' decision to allow the suspension and termination of university employees, including tenured faculty, without formally declaring a financial emergency. Chancellor Girod recognized our letter and thoughtfully acknowledged…
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AAG Holds Workshops on Public Scholarship at Virtual Regional Division Meetings

In response to the growing need and opportunity for geographers to enter into public scholarship, AAG recently developed a workshop to help our members--at all stages of your careers--share research and perspectives across different forms of public media.  Chief Scientist at Esri, Dawn Wright, often uses her LinkedIn page to share blog-style articles on topics…
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AAG Announces 2021 AAG Award Recipients

The American Association of Geographers congratulates the individuals and entities named to receive an AAG Award. The awardees represent outstanding contributions to and accomplishments in the geographic field. 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Award The AAG Diversity and Inclusion Award (formerly the Enhancing Diversity Award) honors those geographers who have pioneered efforts toward, or actively participate…
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2021 AAG Honors Announced

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 and the AAG Council are pleased to announce the following AAG Honorees. 2021 AAG Lifetime Achievement Honors Dr. Carol Harden, University of Tennessee Knoxville Carol Harden, the…
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