Call For Papers: Narratives by BRAVE Women of Color Academics

Description: In this book, we will feature narratives of women of color academics who embody what we call academic bravery. These are women who have demonstrated courage in their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, service, activism, and leadership, despite the potential professional risks. As with any academic, these scholars work in contexts wherein academic cowardice is the…
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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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Request for Proposals: Transformative Research in Geography Education

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is now inviting proposals to support the development of a research coordination network for transformative research in geography education. Synopsis: This program will establish thematic research groups with the goal of advancing the implementation of the Road Map Project research agenda. Funds may be requested to…
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2016 William T. Pecora Award: Call for Nominations

Nominations Accepted through June 10, 2016 The William T. Pecora Award is presented annually to individuals or groups that have made outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth by means of remote sensing. The Department of the Interior (DOI) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) jointly sponsor the award. The award was established in…
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GIS Skills Competition for Undergraduate Students

GeoTech Center Offers Opportunity for Undergraduates to Showcase their GIS Skills Undergraduate students in the currently enrolled in a geospatial technology course are encouraged to enter the 2016 Undergraduate Geospatial Technology Skills Competition organized by the GeoTech Center.  Students are challenged to use geospatial technology (GIS, remote sensing, UAVs, GPS) to address a real-world problem…
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NCRGE to Discuss Funding Opportunities, Sponsor Sessions at AAG Annual Meeting

The National Center for Research in Geography Education (NCRGE) is sponsoring several sessions at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Papers and panels will highlight the work of the GeoCapabilities, GeoSTEM and GeoProgressions projects. A new funding opportunity for geography education research will also be discussed. The full schedule of NCRGE-sponsored sessions is…
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New NSF REU Experience for Undergraduates: Community GIS and Citizen Science in Belize

This summer at the University of Central Florida, we are pleased to host the first year of our National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site “Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science.” Our program offers fully funded summer research experiences for at least 8 undergraduate students in Belize…
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Funding Available for Zika Virus Research

Contribute to Understanding a New Global Health Threat The NSF has posted a "Dear Colleague Letter" noting the interest of the Ecology & Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) program in proposals for research investigating the Zika virus.  Proposals addressing a wide range of aspects of this new global health threat are encouraged, including issues that geographers…
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Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Offers Multiple Awards for 2016

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies is pleased to announce multiple awards for 2016 that are available for scholars conducting research related to Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. Please see the descriptions below. Follow the link to for further information and application instructions. Applications for 2016 are due by…
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The American Institute of Indian Studies Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Fellowship Competition

The American Institute of Indian Studies announces its 2016 fellowship competition, and invites applications from scholars who wish to conduct their research in India. Junior fellowships are awarded to candidates to conduct research for their dissertations in India for up to eleven months. Senior fellowships are awarded to scholars who hold the degree for up…
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