Entries tagged with ‘AAG’

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Salary data and trends for careers with a geography degree

  There are many different occupations that require knowledge of and skills in geography. Using information from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Association of American Geographers (AAG) has compiled data on a broad list of occupations related to geography. Using this online careers database, you can explore the diversity of career opportunities available to […]

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West Lakes AAG Meeting

Geography students at Gustavus may be interested in attending or presenting research at the regional Association of American Geographers (AAG) conference. The West Lakes Association of American Geographers will hold their 2013 meeting 17-19 October 2013 at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire campus, a 2.5-hour drive from Saint Peter, MN. Student registration is […]

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AAG: Should our name be changed?

Should the Association of American Geographers (AAG), the primary society for academic geography, change its name to reflect that it has grown to be an international organization? AAG President Eric Sheppard argues yes here.

Dawn Wright studies GIS and marine environments. (Photo from her OSU website.) 

Geography Association Announces Awards

One way for students to get a better understanding of the discipline of geography in America is to see who wins the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Honors each year. The recipients for 2012 have just been announced. Granted, there are many people who qualify for the awards and the selection process always involves some […]