Additional GIS faculty workshop added – register now for funded seats

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Three GIS workshops for faculty will be offered during Summer 2011. Introductory GIS workshop (3 days) - NEW Wednesday, June 1st through Friday, June 3rd from 9am-2pm (lunch provided) Introductory GIS workshop (4 days) Monday, August 8th through Thursday, August 11th from 9am-1pm (lunch provided) Advanced GIS workshop (2 days) Monday, August 15th through Tuesday, … [Read more...]

Go Philly! GIS helps improve access to healthy food in the city

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Yesterday's NY Times had an opinion piece praising Philadelphia's efforts in recent years to improve access to healthy food for its most disadvantaged neighborhoods and citizens.  In 'Go Philly!', Mark Bittman describes the collaborative efforts of Philadelphia municipal government, the Commonwealth of PA and a whole host of local non-profits (including my former employer, the … [Read more...]

Details on $520K Mellon grant for environmental studies, GIS integration

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I posted a few weeks ago about the $520K grant awarded to Bucknell by the Mellon Foundation. Here are some additional details on how the grant money will be used to strengthen environmental studies and GIS integration across the university. From the Library & IT Matters newsletter: Up to twelve faculty members will receive $400 to participate in either a 4-day (intro) … [Read more...]

TNC Presentation on Marcellus Shale – Monday, April 4 @ 4:30pm

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What: Presentation by The Nature Conservancy on Marcellus Shale/PA Energy Impacts When: Monday, April 4th at 4:30pm Where: Bertrand Library, Traditional Reading Room Refreshments will be served. Come and hear Tamara Gagnolet, GIS Analyst and Conservation Data Manager for the Pennsylvania chapter of the Nature Conservancy, discuss her work in using GIS to analyze … [Read more...]