|UCGIS Awards its 2016 Education Prize to Diana Sinton||
UCGIS is pleased to announce that Diana S. Sinton will receive its 2016 Education Award.
|Nina Lam Awarded Inaugural Mentoring Award||
Dr. Nina Lam, Professor and E. L. Abraham Distinguished Professor of Louisiana Environmental Studies in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Louisiana State University, has been selected to receive the inaugural 2016 Carolyn Merry Mentoring Award. Dr. Lam has supervised 17 PhD and 25 Masters students, and has served on more than 300 student committees as co-advisor, minor professor or committee member across The Ohio State University...
|2016 UCGIS Research Prize Goes to Serge Rey||
UCGIS is pleased to announce that Dr. Sergio Rey, a Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning at Arizona State University, will receive its 2016 Research Award. In addition to having made substantial contributions to the methodology of spatial econometrics and inter-regional modeling, and having advanced the understanding of regional income dynamics, Professor Rey has emerged as a leader in the movement to develop...
|Lam and Peuquet to be Honored as UCGIS Fellows||
UCGIS will be awarding Fellow status to Dr. Nina Lam and Dr. Donna J. Peuquet at its upcoming May 2016 Symposium in Scottsdale, Arizona. Fellows are individuals who have contributed significantly to the advancement of geographic information science education and research.
A Professor of Geography at Louisiana State University, Dr. Nina Lam has made significant contributions to the field of GIScience with research in...
|2016 Pre-Symposium Workshops||
UCGIS will be offering six different Pre-Symposium Workshops on Monday, May 23, 2016, at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, Arizona. These half- and full-day events are super opportunities for professional development, and what better deal than to spend time with your colleagues while you learn from your peers’ expertise! Attendance is free for anyone from a UCGIS member institution also attending the...
|Call for Workshop Proposals||
UCGIS invites proposals for pre-Symposium workshops, to take place on Monday May 23, 2016 at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is the day prior to our May 24-26 Symposium.
|UCGIS Establishes Mentoring Award to Honor the late Carolyn Merry||
The UCGIS Board of Directors has voted to create an award for Mentoring in honor of its former President, Carolyn J. Merry. Professor Carolyn Merry embodied the spirit of a mentor by sharing her wisdom and experience with colleagues, particularly junior scholars, as a scientist, educator, and academic leader. Dr. Merry, professor emerita of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering at The Ohio State University, was known for her...
|Call for Submissions: Research Challenges||
It has been 10 years since UCGIS published the benchmark book A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science (Eds. McMaster and Usery, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2005). Since that time geospatial technologies have grown dramatically in both sophistication and use, and throughout society and across academia. UCGIS is starting a new Research Challenges initiative to bring the Geographic Information Science research agenda into...
|Calls for Nominations for UCGIS Education, Research, and Mentoring Awards|
|2015-16 Webinar Registration Now Available||
UCGIS has announced its Webinars for Fall 2015. Check out the lineup here, and stay tuned for more additions.