AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: July 2021

July 2021 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Moving Forward on Climate Change and Professional Ethics By Emily Yeh A few weeks ago, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that atmospheric CO2 concentrations, at 419 ppm, have now reached 150%…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: June 2021

June 2021 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN On Teaching, Time Management, Mentoring, and Service By Amy Lobben With summer almost here, I’m about to head into my last year as an academic. I’m “retiring” June 2022, although in truth I’ll work…
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Necrology

In memoriam: Roger Kasperson

Former Clark Graduate School of Geography faculty member Roger Kasperson, passed away on Saturday, April 10. A major scholar in the fields of risk and environmental sustainability, Professor Kasperson had a nearly lifelong relationship with Clark and the GSG: he earned his in Geography from Clark in 1959, and returned to Clark as a faculty…
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AAG Newsletter: May 2021

May 2021 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Opening Up the Possibilities for an Accessible AAG By Amy Lobben Many of us “went” to the AAG annual meeting last month, scheduled to take place in Seattle. Of course, we all attended virtually…
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Member News

In memoriam: Nancy B. Hultquist

Nancy B. Hultquist, retired Central Washington University (CWU) geography professor, died March 30th, 2021. During her geographic career she was an active member of the American Association of Geographers (over 50 years), the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE), and the Washington Geographic Alliance (WGA). Nancy is remembered fondly by students, friends, and colleagues. She…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: March/April 2021

March/April 2021 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read Note: due to the timing of AAG's Annual Meeting, the March and April Newsletters have been combined. Monthly Newsletter publication will resume in May. PRESIDENT'S COLUMN You Baby By Amy Lobben During our PhD programs, most…
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AAG Grants & Awards Conferred

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 Grants & Awards Conferred

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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