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AGS Council Fellowship

Apply now for the AGS Council Fellowship!

Applications for the award must be received in the AGS office by November 1st, 2015. To be considered an applicant, one must be doing research at the masters or doctorate level and be a current member of the American Geographical Society.

AGS is newly offering "Sneak Peaks" at Articles from the Geographical Review through Interviews with the Authors!

This preview helps readers understand what practical impacts these studies have, hear from the authors themselves, and discover the interesting findings these studies provide! To access the full articles, become an AGS affiliateand get free online access!

UNVEILING: Affiliate Forum

This is a brand new way for AGS affiliates to communicate. This is a forum where any affiliate can log onto the website with their username that was created while signing up. This is a place for any affiliate to ask questions, post job listings, share stories, and more with the entire AGS community. -If you are having trouble logging on please contact

Bowman Expedition in Honduras

Twenty-three Years of Participatory Research Mapping in Honduran Muskitia: Katainasta Communities Map a New Type of Indigenous Territorial Jurisdiction. These tools are helping empower the citizens of Honduras.

GIS Technologies to Stop Poaching 

Developments in GIS data capture, using handheld devices, satellite imagery, and drones, are empowering governments and conservation organizations to more effectively fight for species survival. Here are four recent examples of GIS technologies being implemented to stop poaching.
Jesse Miller & Timur Pozhidaev

Introducing Our Fall Interns

Please welcome Timur Pozhidaev (Left) and Jesse Miller (Right), our new Fall scholar-interns at the American Geographical Society!

October 07, 2015 - News and Information, Press Release

AGS Announces Keynote Speakers for 2015 Fall Symposium

American Geographical Society   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Geographical Society Announces Keynote Speakers for 2015 Fall Symposium   Description: The American Geographical Society announced today the two keynote speakers for the 2015 Fall Symposium, Geography 2050: E... Read more...

October 05, 2015 - Map of the week, News and Information

October 5-11

In honor of International African Diaspora Day, which took place on Sunday, October 4th, the American Geographical Society made a "Map of the Week" on this subject. This map indicates the largest African immigrant population by state. Here are some world's facts in regards with African diaspora. ... Read more...

September 28, 2015 - News and Information, Press Release

American Geographical Society to Award Melamid Medal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Geographical Society to Award Melamid Medal to Dr. Martin J. Pasqualetti Description:  The Alexander and Ilse Melamid Memorial Medal, awarded by the American Geographical Society (AGS), is one of several prestigious honors given by the Society. Dr. Martin J. Pasqu... Read more...