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The Geography Education National Implementation Project (GENIP) has received a request from The College Board for a proposal to develop a new Advanced Placement course in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIS&T). The AAG will lead a course…
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Geography Education National Implementation Project Request for Proposals Status of K-12 Geography Education Research Project   The Geography Education National Implementation Project (GENIP) Coordinating Committee seeks proposals from non-profits,…
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Daniel A. Griffith, Asbhel Smith Professor of Geospatial Information Sciences at the University of Texas/Dallas, was elected a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the preeminent professional statistical society in the United States, in…
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Matthias Kuhle, physical geographer and a leading expert on high mountain regions, from the University of Göttingen in Germany, died in the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015. Kuhle was born in Berlin on April 20, 1948. His…
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The AAG presented the following book awards during an awards luncheon at the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago on April 25. John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize This award encourages and rewards American geographers who write books about the United States…
The AAG presented the following book awards during an awards luncheon at the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago on April 25. John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize This award encourages and rewards Americ...
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Call for Abstracts Special Issue of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers 2017: Mountains Editor: Mark Fonstad The Annals of the Association of American Geographers invites abstracts of papers to be considered for a special issue on…
Call for Abstracts Special Issue of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers 2017: Mountains Editor: Mark Fonstad The Annals of the Association of American Geographers invites abstract...
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The current status of learning progressions research in the U.S. was the focus of a recent GeoProgressions panel and workshop at the AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago. Those sessions revealed for the participants that a “learning progression” in education and…
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April 25, 2015 saw the induction of Janet Franklin, professor of geography at Arizona State University, into the National Academy of Sciences, following her election in April 2014. This was a memorable week for Dr. Franklin, who two days later was…
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Anne Kelly Knowles  (Geography Department, Middlebury College) has been awarded a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation for a project titled Telling the Spatial Story of the Holocaust.  This project grew from her ongoing work with the Holocaust…
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The Association of American Geographers has been granted Observer Organization status to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.  With this formal designation, the AAG is permitted to submit to the UNFCCC Secretariat its nominations for…
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The Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA), the given name of the Senate’s legislation reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) – which is currently known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) – includes a program that awards competitive grants…
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Two geographers, Jessica Barnes and Eric Carter have received American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) fellowships for the 2015 program. Jessica Barnes will be examining the longstanding and widespread identification of food security in Egypt with…
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The Association of American Geographers is a growing worldwide network of leading professionals and scholars in geography. Its members share interests in the theory, methods, and practice of geography and geographic education. The AAG helps geographers and other related professionals meet, network, and collaborate through annual meetings, international workshops, specialty conferences, and research programs on several geographical topics. It also publishes influential journals, books, and reports. Visit www.aag.org for more information.
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