27 Sep

Welcome, Fall 2021 Scholar-Interns

Throughout the year, the American Geographical Society maintains a staff of Scholar-Interns to keep things humming. Our interns help report on the news of the day for DailyGeo, produce new content for our regular Map of the Week and Company...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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