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Call for Nominations: GeoCUR Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

The Geosciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (GeoCUR) is now accepting nominations for its annual award that highlights the importance of mentoring undergraduate research activities. The award annually recognizes an individual who serves as a role model for productive and transformative student-faculty mentoring relationships and for maintaining a sustained and innovative approach to…
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Glenda Laws Award Nomination Deadline Extended to Jan. 31

All early- to mid-career scholars involved in geographic research on one or more social issues are eligible to be nominated for the Glenda Laws Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to geographic research on social issues. Named in memory of Glenda Laws, a geographer who brought energy and enthusiasm to her work on issues of social justice and…
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Nomination Deadline Extended for the Harold M. Rose Award for Anti-Racism in Research and Practice to Dec. 2

The Harold M. Rose Award for Anti-Racism in Research and Practice honors geographers who have a demonstrated record of the type of research and active contributions to society that have marked Harold Rose’s career. The award will recognize those who have served to advance the discipline through their research, and who have also had an…
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Nominate Deserving Colleagues for Three AAG Awards

Deadlines for nominations for three AAG awards are fast approaching this month. Don't miss out on sending in a recommendation for a worthy colleague. The AAG Enhancing Diversity Award honors those geographers who have pioneered efforts toward or actively participated in efforts toward encouraging a more diverse discipline over the course of several years. The award is presented at…
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AAG Honors Nominations Deadline Extended to Friday, July 15, 2016

  Please consider nominating outstanding colleagues for the AAG Honors, the highest awards offered by the American Association of Geographers! AAG Honors are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research and scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement. Individual AAG members, specialty groups, affinity groups,…
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Nominate an Exceptional Geography Masters Program

The American Association of Geographers announces a newly created award recognizing excellence in Geography programs at colleges and universities. The annual award and cash prize honors Geography departments and programs within blended departments that have significantly enhanced the prominence and reputation of Geography as a discipline and demonstrated the characteristics of a strong and engaged…
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AAG Enhancing Diversity Award Now Accepting Nominations

The AAG Enhancing Diversity Award honors those geographers who have pioneered efforts toward or actively participated in encouraging a more diverse discipline over the course of several years. A few examples of these demonstrated actions include noteworthy research on racial understanding; mentorship of students who are the first in their family to attend college; and inclusion and…
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Inspired by Outstanding Teaching, Service, Research? AAG Seeks Your Nominations

AAG Honors, the highest awards offered by the American Association of Geographers, are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research and scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement. Although the AAG and its specialty groups make other important awards (see Grants and Awards), AAG Honors remain…
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Upcoming Award Deadlines for AAG Honors, Media Achievement, AAG Publication Award

Get a head start on upcoming award nominations. Nominations for AAG Honors, Media Achievement Award, and AAG Publication Award are due June 30, 2016. AAG Honors recognize outstanding accomplishments by members in research & scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement. The Media Achievement Award is presented for…
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Call for Applications: SSSP 2016 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship

The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is soliciting applications for the 2016 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship.  Persons identified as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian/Asian-American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or American Indian or Alaska Native and accepted into an accredited doctoral program in any one of the social and/or behavioral sciences are…
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AAG Garrison Award for Best Dissertation in Computational Geography Now Accepting Nominations, Apply by October 15

The biennial William L. Garrison Award for Best Dissertation in Computational Geography supports innovative research into the computational aspects of geographic science. The award is intended to arouse a more general and deeper understanding of the important role that advanced computation can play in resolving the complex problems of space–time analysis that are at the core of…
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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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