Thursday, October 23rd 2014
NACIS Student Winner Profiled
University of Cincinnati geography student Nate Wessel’s new map is a bike enthusiast’s best friend.
And, the map [right] won first place in the student come petition at NACIS. Wessel is profiled in a university news article.
AAG Tackles Mental...
Thursday, October 16th 2014
State of the Art Campus Map
Claremont McKenna College (CMC) has launched a new interactive campus map. It's got 3D and is based on Google Maps. There's a story map-like tour, too. Suggestion: It might valuable to ask Claremont Graduate University GIS folks for some input on the next...
Thursday, October 9th 2014
The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center Opens
The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CREST Institute (BGCCI) opened last Friday.
The Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CREST Institute (BGCCI) is a collaboration between Bronx Community College of The City...
Thursday, October 2nd 2014
New Geo Program in Wyoming
Central Wyoming College, industry partner Mowrey Seismic, the Riverton Economic Development Association and the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services will partner over the next three years to use more than $200,000 to train individuals in geospatial information...
Tuesday, September 30th 2014
How does blended learning, flipped classroom concepts and other newfangled education thinking work in GIS? Penn State's Alex Klippel provided some insights yesterday via a webinar. It was part of the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) series and titled "Blended...
Friday, September 26th 2014
Health officials have mapped out the places in England which have the highest rates of people admitted to hospital as an emergency for alcohol-related liver disease.
The North West and the North East were pinpointed to be the places with the highest hospital admissions,...
Thursday, September 25th 2014
New Orleans Schools on the Move
The Times Picayune continues to map the changes since Katrina.
With $1.8 billion of repairs and construction under way, New Orleans' public school programs are on the move. Here's the 2014-15 map. (Google Maps Engine, right) and here's a map of how many times a...
Thursday, September 18th 2014
OSGIS Presentations Available
All recordings from the September 2-3 OSGIS 2014 event, part of Geo For All are now available online. The theme was “Building up Open Access, Open Education and Open Data for Open Science.” I don't see any index to the presentations but apparently audio and video...
Tuesday, September 16th 2014
Google invites everyone to not only search its Map Gallery, but now to add to it. Those with Google Maps Engine or My Maps maps can turning switch sharing to "public" for access by anyone. When launched in February of this year the Map Gallery on included "selected" maps; now it will be a...
Thursday, September 11th 2014
USC Spatial Treasure Hunt
This year marked the first USC GeoScavenge, a Welcome Week event created by the Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) housed in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
During the Aug. 22 event, students used smartphones equipped with a matrix barcode —...