Join us for our inaugural webinar series, focused on GIScience topics relevant for higher education. A modern approach to GIScience education?  The future progression of spatial statistics?  Listen and learn with us. FREE for UCGIS Members!  Check out our fall schedule and register today. 


Job Postings

Assistant Professor, GeoSpatial... University of Oregon
Assistant Professor, Geographic... University of South Carolina
Assistant Professor,... University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Assoc/Full Professor, Geospatial... North Carolina State University
Cartographic Design and... Johns Hopkins University
Research Fellow, Terra Populus... University of Minnesota

UCGIS Awards

Richard Church
2014 Research
Timothy Nyerges
2014 Service
2014 Service
2013 Education


Our 2015 Symposium will be held from Thursday May 28 through Saturday May 30 at the Hotel Monaco in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Pre-Symposium Workshops will take place on Wednesday May 27. Save the dates!

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 Service Award, the UCGIS Board of Directors has chosen in 2014 to recognize two individuals, Dr. Timothy Nyerges and Dr. Laxmi Ramasubramanian, who have both provided vital and sustained contributions to the success...

We are pleased to announce the results of our 2014-15 Elections to the Board of Directors. Elizabeth Wentz will become President-Elect and Fang Ren and Daniel Goldberg will each begin 3-year terms as members of the Board of Directors. These individuals will join a vibrant team of UCGIS leadership, including Steve Prager (University of Wyoming), who has assumed the role of President, and Laxmi Ramasubramanian (Hunter College), who transitioned...

With great sadness, we share the news that Carolyn Merry, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering at The Ohio State University, died Tuesday June 3, 2014, in a car accident. She was 63 years old. 

Dr. Merry retired in May 2013 after 25 years of distinguished service at Ohio State. She began her career with the College of Engineering in the fall of 1988 as an assistant...