AAG Association News


Feature Your Department in the AAG Guide to Geography Programs

AAG SmartBrief | May 25, 2017

Don't miss the chance to promote your geography department to prospective students. Tell them about your program and highlight your faculty in the 2017 edition of the AAG Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas. Act soon because the deadline to submit your listing is June 2. All departments listed in the Guide will also be included in Guide to Geography Programs Interactive Map. The Guide serves as a complete and invaluable reference for faculty, prospective students, government agencies, and private firms in the United States, Canada, and throughout the world. Learn more or view the current edition at this website.


Upcoming Award Deadlines

AAG SmartBrief | May 25, 2017

The AAG is accepting nominations and applications for AAG Honors, the Media Achievement Award, the AAG Publication Award, and the AAG Fellows Program. All entries must be submitted by June 30, 2017, for consideration. Learn more about AAG awards.


AAG Accepting Nominations for AAG Honors Program

AAG SmartBrief | May 11, 2017

Members of the AAG are invited to nominate outstanding geographers for an AAG Honors Award, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments by members in research and scholarship, teaching, education, service, and for lifetime achievement. All nominations must be submitted by June 30. How to submit a nomination.


Publicize Your Department in the AAG Guide to Geography Programs

AAG SmartBrief | May 11, 2017

Department leaders have the opportunity to list their geography programs in the 2017 edition of the Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas. The deadline for submitting a listing has been extended to Friday, June 2, 2017. The 2017 edition of the Guide will be available exclusively online. The Guide serves as a complete and invaluable reference for faculty, prospective students, government agencies, and private firms in the US, Canada and throughout the world. Learn more or view the current edition.


AAG Accepting Applications for Interns

AAG SmartBrief | May 04, 2017

The AAG is currently seeking interns for the fall semester, although the organization offers opportunities on a year-round basis for the spring, summer and fall semesters. The deadline is Aug. 1. Learn more.


Nominate the Best in Geography

AAG SmartBrief | May 04, 2017

Inspired by a student, educator or colleague in geography? Nominate them for an AAG Award. There is an abundance of opportunities for honoring those special people who contribute to the study and application of geography. AAG is currently accepting nominations for AAG Honors, Media Achievement Award, and AAG Publication Award. Nominations are due June 30. Learn more.


AAG Accepting Nominations for New Fellows Program

AAG SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2017

Members of the AAG are invited to nominate qualified geographers for the newly minted AAG Fellows program, which recognized geographers who have made significant contributions to the advancement of geography. In addition to the honorific, AAG Fellows will serve the Association as an august body to address key AAG initiatives, including creating and contributing to AAG initiatives; advising on AAG strategic directions and grand challenges; and mentoring early and mid-career faculty. All nominations must be submitted by June 30. How to submit a nomination.


Geography and the New Administration: Twitter Chat

AAG SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2017

The AAG will host the next installment of its Twitter Chat series on May 17, 2017, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. "Geography and the New Administration" will focus on the first 100 days of the Trump administration and how new and proposed policies impact geography and geographers. To participate in the chat, follow @theAAG on Twitter using the #AAGChat hashtag. Learn about previous Twitter Chats.




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