Annual Meeting

See the Highlights from AAG 2017 Boston

Whether you want to reminisce or just see what you missed, check out our retrospective of the the special events and sessions from the AAG 2017 annual meeting in Boston. The annual meeting hosted more than 9,000 geographers ... Read about the Highlights Each year, AAG recognizes students, faculty, and professionals for their accomplishments and contributions ... Read about the Awards…
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AAG Guide to Programs

Publicize Your Department in the AAG Guide to Geography Programs

The American Association of Geographers is accepting entries from geography programs to be included in the 2017 edition of the Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas. The deadline for submitting a listing has been extended to Friday, June 2, 2017. The 2017 edition of the Guide will be available exclusively online. The Guide serves as a complete and invaluable reference for faculty, prospective students,…
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Policy Update

Federal Research Agencies Avoid Cuts in Congressional Budget Deal

Late last week, President Trump signed into law a budget deal that will fund the federal government through September 30. The bipartisan deal has generally been viewed favorably by science advocates, as it maintains or increases funding levels for most agencies that provide research support. Under the deal, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will remain…
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Necrology

In Memoriam: John Davey

John Charles Armstrong Davey April 19, 1945–April 21, 2017 John Davey, a prodigious figure in academic, trade and reference publishing for almost 50 years, died at home with family at his side on April 21, 2017. He had just celebrated his 72 birthday days earlier. After making his mark in publishing in the 1970s, John…
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New Books Received

New Books in Geography — April 2017

Every month the AAG compiles a list of newly-published books in geography and related fields. Some are selected for review in the AAG Review of Books. Anyone interested in reviewing these or other titles should contact the Editor-in-Chief, Kent Mathewson Listed below are the books received from publishers in the last month. April 2017 The Autonomous…
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Annual Meeting

Save the Date: AAG 2018 New Orleans

Mark your calendar for the AAG Annual Meeting in New Orleans on April 10 to April 14, 2018. We invite you to organize and participate in sessions, panels, field trips, events, and activities. The Call for Papers will open in July 2017. The AAG Annual Meeting often hosts more than 9,000 attendees and features more than 6,000 presentations,…
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Annual Meeting

Great Plains/Rocky Mountains Division Team Takes 2017 World Geography Bowl Title

AAG President Glen MacDonald (far right) presented prizes to winners, including the winning Great Plains/Rocky Mountains Division team above. (Photograph for AAG by Becky Pendergast) The Great Plains/Rocky Mountains Division team won first place in the 2017 World Geography Bowl (WGB), an annual quiz competition for teams of college-level geography students representing the AAG’s regional…
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Recommend Candidates for AAG Honors and Nominating Committees

Call for Nominations: AAG Honors and Nominating Committees The AAG Council seeks nominations for candidates to serve on the AAG Honors Committee and the AAG Nominating Committee. The Council will prepare the final slate of candidates for both committees from the nominations received, and committee members will be elected by a vote of the AAG membership. The Honors Committee submits to the Council nominations for awards at least two weeks before the council’s Fall meeting,…
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