Association News

Nina Feldman Interns at AAG for Summer Semester

Nina Feldman is a senior pursuing a in environmental studies with a minor in geographic information systems at George Washington University. Her interests include art, geography and graphic design. After graduation she wants to work for an organization where she can utilize her GIS skills to help mitigate environmental concerns and gain further experience before pursuing her …
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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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Member News

Elizabeth Wentz Appointed ASU Dean of Social Sciences

Elizabeth Wentz, professor and director of the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University, has been appointed dean of social sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Wentz received her doctorate from Pennsylvania State University, and her master’s and bachelor’s from Ohio State University. She came to ASU in…
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AAG Plans Tribute to Roger Tomlinson at Tampa Conference

Roger Tomlinson, the man credited for fathering GIS, died  this week at age 80. In honor of his life, work and significant contributions to geography and GIS, the AAG is sponsoring a tribute to Roger Tomlinson. The tribute will be held in Tampa, Fla., at the AAG Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Details about the…
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GIScience, GIS and Public Policy at the AAG Annual Meeting

A core theme of the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting will be "GIScience, GIS, and Public Policy," which will explore the expanding role of GIScience and GIS in the public policy arena on crucial national issues. Participants are invited to develop ideas on this theme and to form sessions and submit papers. The potential for GIS…
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