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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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2016 Annual Specialty and Affinity Group Awards

The AAG has around 65 Specialty and Affinity Groups which bring together AAG members around interests in particular topics, regions or professional communities. Many of these groups bestow awards for outstanding achievement and service, prizes for papers and posters, and give grants for research and travel to students, faculty and professionals in their respective fields.…
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Russian, Central Eurasian and East European SG Now Accepting Submissions for 2015-16 Student Awards

The Russian, Central Eurasian and East European Specialty Group (RCEEE SG) is pleased to announce two student award opportunities (Paper Award, and Field Research Travel Award) for the 2015-16 academic year. We offer a Student Paper Award ($150) and a Field Research Travel Award ($250). Student Paper Award We invite submissions from all students who…
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Worldwide Team Assembles for the Gender & Geography Bibliography Hackathon

The Gender & Geography Bibliography Hackathon will take place November 15-21, 2015, as part of Geography Awareness Week. Work with a worldwide team of faculty, students, staff and citizens anytime and anywhere during that week to add to and edit the online database of feminist geographic sources now containing more than 3,000 citations. The project sponsors hope to…
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Abstracts for the AAG Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group Student Paper Competition due October 15

The Geographic Information Science and System Specialty Group (GISS-SG) is pleased to announce the 2016 Honors Competition for student papers on Geographic Information Science (GIS) topics, to be presented at the AAG Annual Meeting. The purpose of this competition is to promote scholarship and written and oral presentation by students in the field of GIS.…
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Abstracts for the AAG Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group’s Student Paper Competition due October 23

The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) invites current undergraduate and graduate students to submit their work to the specialty group’s annual Peter Gould Student Paper Competition. The deadline for submitting an extended abstract is October 23, 2015. Single-authored and co-authored papers from any medical, health, disability and/or health systems related topic are encouraged.…
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Rudy Omri Wins AAG Cartography Specialty Group’s Spring 2014 Master’s Thesis Grant Award

The AAG Cartography Specialty Group is pleased to announce the winner of it Spring 2014 Master’s Thesis Grant award. Rudy Omri of the Department of Geography at the University of Oregon will receive $500 to be applied towards expenses related to his master’s thesis, “Where Neocartography & VGI Overlap: Examining the Spatial Variability of Twitter…
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Geo Slam at AAG 2015: Call for Participants

Inspired by the poetry slam born 30 years ago in the jazz clubs of Chicago, the AAG Graduate Student Affinity Group and the AAG Subconference are organizing an inaugural Geo Slam at the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting in an effort to bridge the gap between creative and academic endeavors. The Geo Slam is a non-competitive opportunity for geographers…
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AAG Cartography Specialty Group Announces Next Master’s Thesis Grant Awardee

The AAG Cartography Specialty Group is pleased to announce the winner of its Spring 2015 Master’s Thesis Grant award. Meghan Kelly from the University of Kansas’ Department of Geography will receive $500 to be applied towards expenses related to her master’s thesis, “Mapping Syrian Refugee Border Crossings: A critical feminist perspective.” Meghan Kelly is studying…
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Applications for The John and Bev Passerello Indigenous Peoples Travel Scholarship Due March 1

The John and Bev Passerello Indigenous Peoples Travel Scholarship 2015 $300 Travel Grants to Attend the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL Application Deadline: March 1, 2015 The objective of the Indigenous Peoples Travel Scholarship is to create opportunities for Native graduate and undergraduate students and community members to attend the AAG, to increase…
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Call For Submissions: 2015 IPSG Graduate Student Paper Competition

The Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group (IPSG) invites submissions for its annual Graduate Student Paper Competition, in conjunction with the 2015 AAG general meeting. We invite graduate student papers addressing indigenous critical cartography, geographic research, education, methodologies, and/or theory. Special consideration will be given to papers that: Foster geographic research and education that involves the Indigenous peoples…
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