The Geography Department faculty and staff, along with seven majors, recently attended the Association of American Geographers annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Two students were recognized for their outstanding work: Anna Popinchalk '09 won the AAG Africa Specialty Group Student Paper Award for her paper entitled “Refugees, HIV/AIDS, and Access to Medical Care: A Case Study of Cairo, Egypt” and Christine Chung '09 won the AAG Health & Medical Geography Specialty Group Student Paper Award for her paper entitled “Risk Factors of Young Females to HIV/AIDS in Jamaica."

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At Risk? Exploring the Relationship Between HIV/AIDS-related Knowledge and Risky Sexual Behavior in Jamaica, Christine Chung