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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...

University of Redlands Announces the Opening of Center for Spatial Studies

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014

The Center for Spatial Studies at the University of Redlands will support faculty and students’ efforts to integrate spatial thinking and technologies into instruction, research and service. July 01, 2014 - Building upon groundbreaking efforts that began in the 1990s, the University of...

UCGIS Recognizes Two with Inaugural Service Award

Tuesday, July 1st 2014

The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) is pleased to announce its inaugural Service Award. The UCGIS Service Award recognizes individuals who have significantly contributed to the growth, development and ongoing success of the organization.   For the first...

UW-Eau Claire receives $418,869 grant for Geospatial Education Initiative

Monday, June 30th 2014

Geospatial education at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is undergoing a significant transformation to provide students with real-world training, skills and workforce readiness necessary for successful careers in the growing geospatial industry. An interdisciplinary Geospatial Education...

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