22 Jun

AGS in the Field: Dr. Jordan at WKAR

AGS Councilor Dr. Dee Jordan’s work as a health geographer was featured in series called “Curious about Careers” from WKAR – Public Media at Michigan State University. Dr. Jordan highlighted her research on health and disease risk in sub-Saharan Africa...
Read more »
19 Feb

The Texas Power Failure of February 2021

By Jerome E. “Jerry” Dobson The February 2021 disaster in Texas was predictable, and in fact has been anticipated for decades. The cause lies at the geographical intersection of politics, economics, and engineering.  Once while working at Oak Ridge National...
Read more »
18 Sep

Former AGS Councilor Allan Shapiro Passing

Allan M. Shapiro, longtime resident of Scarsdale, NY and former American Geographical Society (AGS) Councilor, passed away on September 2nd, 2017. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on November 21, 1936,  Shapiro graduated from high school in 1954 and from Cornell University...
Read more »
14 Sep

Honoring the Life of Jennie Darlington

  The American Geographical Society (AGS) Fliers and Explorer’s Globe signer, Jennie Darlington, passed away due to heart failure on August 30, 2017 at her home in Marshall, Virginia.  Jennie signed the Globe in 2005 for her 1948 accomplishment of...
Read more »