Journal of Industrial Ecology: Call for Papers Special Issue Linking Local Consumption to Global Impacts

The Journal of Industrial Ecology is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue on Linking Local Consumption to Global Impacts. For the full call for papers, please go to:  Globalization increases the interconnectedness of people and places around the world through markets, flows of capital, labor, services, information, and human migration. Goods and services…
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College Board Seeks Readers for Its Advanced Placement Program

The College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program is recruiting high school teachers and college faculty to serve as readers for AP Human Geography at the June 2015 on-site reading event. Readers will evaluate and score AP students' test responses ensuring that high school students receive AP grades that accurately reflect college-level achievement in a specified discipline. AP Reader…
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Identifying Transformative Research in the Geographical Sciences: A Workshop

Many of the central challenges of the 21st century are tied to place-based changes as populations move, natural resources are depleted, and climate shifts. Research in the geographical sciences is essential to monitoring, analyzing, and preparing for these changes. This public workshop will examine transformative research and other changes within the geographical sciences. For example,…
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Hannah Deindorfer Interns at AAG for Summer Semester

Hannah Deindorfer is a senior at Michigan State University pursuing a in Geography with a double minor in Geographic Information Systems and English. Her areas of interest include geographic education and human and environment interaction, with a focus in agriculture, ecology, and tourism. After graduation, she is interested in working on research projects for a government…
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Women, Exploration and Discovery: Call for Papers for Special Issue of ‘Terra Incognitae’

Proposals are being sought for a panel dedicated to women explorers, travelers, cartographers, etc., who contributed to or participated in the exploration and discovery of our world, its lands and oceans, at the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries (Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2014 in Austin, Texas). Peer-reviewed, article-length submissions will be…
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Call for manuscripts for ‘The Pennsylvania Geographer’

The editors of The Pennsylvania Geographer, a peer reviewed, semi-annual journal of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society, are soliciting manuscripts for the Fall/Winter 2014 edition. The journal is in the 52nd consecutive year of publication. The general topic for this issue (Volume 52 #2) is  Census of Population – 2010. Papers dealing with this theme, or any…
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Kelsey Taylor Interns at AAG for Spring Semester

Kelsey Taylor is a junior pursing a in environmental studies and philosophy at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Her interests include physical geography, environmental philosophy, sustainability and existentialism. After graduating, she is interested in working for a governmental or non-profit organization on issues related to sustainability and environmental policy to gain some experience…
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MSU Explores the Impact of the 2014 Winter Olympics with Free MOOC

Billions of people tune into the Olympics to watch the greatest athletes from around the world compete in many different sports. But beyond the spectacle of the Olympic Games themselves, mega events like the Olympics have a far greater cultural, societal and economic impact lasting well beyond the short-term event itself. Mark Wilson, a professor…
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Support Geography with a Tax-Deductible Gift

By contributing to AAG Funds, you provide crucial support to the next generation of geographers. End-of-the-year tax-exempt donations to the AAG may be made online, via mail or fax. All charitable contributions made to the AAG by December 31, 2013, are tax-deductible for the year 2013. Gifts to the AAG may be designated to support…
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Careers at AAG: Research Scientist (Updated Nov. 8)

The Association of American Geographers has an opening for the position of Research Scientist, to be located at the AAG’s office in Washington, DC. We seek an individual with excellent research and writing skills who can contribute to the AAG’s strong portfolio of federally-funded research, education and outreach projects. The Research Scientist will participate in…
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