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Austin Peay State University Professor Chris Gentry pick by National Geographic as state’s geography steward


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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) professor Dr. Chris Gentry doesn’t know why his grandmother had the globe, the atlases or the subscription to National Geographic.

“I had no idea where some of the stuff came from,” he said. “But when I was a kid, we’d go to her house, and I would sit and spin the globe, put out my finger, stop it someplace and go, ‘What’s up with Greenland?’”

Austin Peay State University professor Dr. Chris Gentry

Austin Peay State University professor Dr. Chris Gentry

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The National Geographic Society Offers Many Outstanding Podcasts


The National Geographic Society LogoI grew up with National Geographic Magazine. It was an escape, from the mundane reality of my childhood, a monthly trip to a world of the fantastic adventures and exotic locales.

I was browsing the itunes music store today when I stumbled across the fact that The National Geographic Society now offers podcasts. I have listened to a few and found that they meet the National Geographic Society’s very high standards.

These short audio and video programs are educational and very entertaining , for young and old. They expose you to the various cultures from around the world. The best part is, all of them are available, free of charge! «Read the rest of this article»


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