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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: 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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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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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 Newsletter: February 2021

February 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 Want a Thriving Department? Focus on Undergraduate Success By Amy Lobben I cannot think of a person in higher education who has not felt the pressure of maintaining and growing undergraduate enrollments. Undergraduates, who…
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AAG Newsletter: January 2021

January 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 Advocate for Geography in Austerity Part 2 By Amy Lobben This is Part 2 of a two-part column I started last month on what geography departments can do (and should not do) to advocate…
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AAG Newsletter: December 2020

December 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Advocate for Geography in Austerity By Amy Lobben This month I will begin a two-part column on what geography departments can do (and should not do) to advocate for their work in budget talks,…
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AAG Newsletter: November 2020

November 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Vote for Geography By Amy Lobben No matter what happens with this week’s election, the United States will pivot…We need leadership who understands that we cannot stay in the Stage of Anger/Expression without causing…
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AAG Newsletter: October 2020

October 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN An Interview with AAG Executive Director Gary Langham (Part 2) By Amy Lobben Last month I shared Part 1 of an interview I conducted with AAG's Executive Director Gary Langham to help the membership…
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AAG Newsletter: September 2020

September 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN An Interview with AAG Executive Director Gary Langham (Part 1) By Amy Lobben “While the AAG membership elects some of its governance ( president, vice president, Council), the temporal constant in leadership is the…
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AAG Newsletter: August 2020

August 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN The Invisible and The Silent By Amy Lobben “I am the parent of an adult child with intellectual and developmental disabilities and have spent the past two decades watching how society (dis)engages with him.…
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AAG Newsletter: July 2020

July 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN The Spatial Scale of ‘We’ By Amy Lobben “Every day around my town, I see signs of encouragement, most frequently – “We’re All In This Together.” That statement refers to the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting…
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