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United States Secretary of Commerce Meets with Tribal Youth at GIS Conference

Friday, August 1st 2014

July 29, 2014 - This year’s ESRI User Conference was a “first” thanks to a group of tribal youth from northern California, who became the first tribal youth group to ever participate in the conference. Several GIS students representing the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center (CIMCC)...

E-book Details How GIS Technology Has Become The Newest Crime-Fighting Tool

Wednesday, July 30th 2014

Geographic Approach Helps Law Enforcement Reduce Crime & Protect Public Safety   AURORA, Colo. – July 30, 2014 – American Sentinel University’s new e-book, ‘GIS for Crime Analysis, Law Enforcement and Public Safety,’ profiles how geographic information systems (GIS) has become an effective new...

Esri Canada Launches GIS Centres of Excellence in Higher Education

Tuesday, July 29th 2014

Esri Canada, the leading provider of geographic information system (GIS) solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its GIS Centres of Excellence initiative which is aimed at encouraging innovation in GIS research and promoting teaching excellence in spatial data management and analysis in...

Call for Chapters: STEM and GIS in Higher Education

Thursday, July 24th 2014

Call for chapters: STEM and GIS in Higher Education [tentative title] Edited by Dr. David J. Cowen Details: This ebook will provide compelling stories of innovative ways faculty are incorporating GIS to advance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and...

Penn State offers new online master of professional studies degree in geodesign

Monday, July 14th 2014

July 8, 2014 - Penn State has announced the creation of a master of professional studies (MPS) degree in geodesign, with applications now being accepted. A rapidly emerging discipline, geodesign incorporates concepts and methodologies from geography as well as architecture, landscape architecture...

University of North Alabama Offers Online GIS Analyst Certificate Program

Friday, July 11th 2014

University of North Alabama offers the Online GIS Analyst Certificate Program which consists of five courses that can be completed within one year: Introduction to ArcGIS I: GIS Fundamentals, Introduction to ArcGIS II: Analysis & Editing, Using AutoCAD® Data in ArcGIS Desktop, Performing GIS...

MidAmerica GIS Consortium Announces new Executive Board

Wednesday, July 9th 2014

-The MidAmerica GIS Consortium, Ltd. (MAGIC) is a nonprofit educational organization established to foster the applications of geographic information systems (GIS) and related spatial technologies in the mid-continent region.  MAGIC member states currently...

Ohio State and Sinclair Community College Create Innovative Partnership on UAS Education

Monday, July 7th 2014

Collaboration focused on data analytics and unmanned aerial systems Sinclair Community College and The Ohio State University College of Engineering today announced a strategic partnership between the two institutions focused on unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and data analytics. Through the...

Ubisense to Host Location Intelligence Webinars for Gas and Electric Utilities on July 9

Monday, July 7th 2014

Ubisense announced today it will offer two webinars for gas and electric utilities to learn how location intelligence solutions can help to improve business processes. Both webinars, scheduled for July 9, will explore the benefits provided by Ubisense myWorld, an intuitive location intelligence...

OGC Academic Summit 2014 Call for Presentations

Thursday, July 3rd 2014

3 July 2014 - The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has issued a call for presentations and presentation abstracts at the inaugural OGC Academic Summit 2014. The OGC Academic Summit will be held 15-16 September 2014 at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada as part of the September OGC...

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