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AAG Launches Emerging Workforce Scholars Program at Annual Meeting

This year, AAG launched the Emerging Workforce Scholars program, a unique three-day careers pathway exploration at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston. Fourteen highly motivated, diverse students from Boston’s community colleges, high schools and youth programs were introduced to careers in the environment, sustainable infrastructure and the tools of applied geography and geosciences. AAG partnered…
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NSF Geography and Spatial Sciences Outreach Sessions at the AAG Meeting in Boston, April 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 10:00-11:40 Interdisciplinary Opportunities at the National Science Foundation (NSF) This panel will provide an opportunity to learn about various interdisciplinary funding opportunities that exist for geographers at the National Science Foundation. The panel will begin with an overview of NSF’s Ten Big Ideas for Future Investments and will then be followed…
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Second Annual ‘GeoHumanities’ GeoPoetics Poetry Reading

The first annual GeoPoetics Poetry Reading was held on March 29 at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco. It was organized by the editors of the new AAG journal, GeoHumanities. Cecil Giscombe, University of California - Berkeley, is pictured here during his reading. GeoHumanities has organized a GeoPoetics poetry reading to take place…
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Sara Haywood Joins AAG Staff as Director of Strategic Projects

The AAG is pleased to announce that Sara Haywood has joined the staff as director of strategic projects at the association’s headquarters in Washington, Prior to joining the AAG, she served as the associate director of education and events for the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Sara is a certified meeting…
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AAG Opens Annual Meeting Call for Papers on July 31

Registration for the AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco opens on July 31, 2015. AAG will also begin accepting abstracts and proposals for presentations. The 2016 conference will take place March 29-April 2. Researchers, scholars, professionals, and students are welcome to present papers, posters, and panel discussions on all topics relevant to geography. Abstracts are due…
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AAG 2015: Call for Papers, Organized Sessions

Online registration for AAG 2015 in Chicago, April 21-25, 2015, is open. The Association is also accepting abstracts and proposals for sessions and posters. Researchers, scholars, professionals, and students are welcome to present papers, posters, and panel discussions on all topics relevant to geography. Abstracts are due by Nov. 5, 2014, but may be edited through…
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AAG Annual Meeting: Tampa 2014

Join the Association of American Geographers at the AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa, April 8 to April 12, 2014, for the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The AAG Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary forum open to anyone with an interest in geography and related disciplines. All scholars, researchers, and students…
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Winkler’s Presidential Plenary to Kick Off Climate Change Theme

Climate change is a major environmental challenge facing humankind today. Geographies of Climate Change, a featured theme for the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting in Tampa, highlights the complex spatial dimensions of climate change including the observed and anticipated geographical differentiation in potential impacts and vulnerability. The theme will address such topics as the scientific complexity…
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Volunteers needed for World Geography Bowl

The World Geography Bowl is a quiz bowl tournament held annually at the AAG Annual Meeting, featuring teams of graduate and undergraduate geography students representing each of the AAG’s regional divisions. Contestants are selected by regional divisions via a competitive process, which in many divisions includes participation in a regional geography bowl held at the…
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