Take a Virtual Tour of Campus!

The Washington College GIS lab has been working on creating a 3D virtual tour of the Washington College campus.  The goal of this project is to allow prospective students to ...

Local Crime Map of Campus Useful to Many

Alicia DeBonis is a Junior at Washington College and is currently majoring in Sociology. She is from Middletown, DE and is interested in traveling.

Helping the UN with Ground Water Improvement in Darfur

  Ground Water Improvement in Darfur, Sudan As the Sudanese region of Darfur continues to recover from genocidal tragedies, its people must cope with the land’s limited ground water resources. Mohamed ...

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Olivia Hughes

Olivia Hughes is a rising senior and is a Biology major. Why ...

Student Spotlight: Thomas Fish

Thomas Fish is a Junior Anthropology and Philosophy double major from Pittsburgh, ...

Student Spotlight: Xavier McQuiston

Xavier is a junior at Washington College, now working in the GIS ...

Latest News

Staff Spotlight: Katherine Wares

Katherine Wares is ending her fifth year with the GIS Program this Friday, Nov. 21, to pursue a master’s degree in Environmental Biology at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland.  Wares worked as a student for all four years of her college career and worked her last year as a staff member.   “I got lost […]

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Caribbean Conference in Curacao

With the final week of October came URISA’s 7th Caribbean Conference, an event held this year in Curacao. Attending the three-day conference with Stew Bruce were GIS project managers Erica McMaster and Nichole Gillis, allowing for a large showing of GIS professionals from the Chester area. Over the course of this event the three led […]

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ArcGIS for Crime Analysis

January marks the start of the third offering of the ArcGIS for Crime Analysis course.  This training program is offered at no cost to all members of the law enforcement community in the state of Maryland by the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP).  It is an eight week course designed to improve […]

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Student Interns Attend the Mount Vernon GIS Symposium for Historical Resources.

On Wednesday September 10th, Mount Vernon held its second Regional GIS Symposium for Historical Resources, which was housed in the newly built Fred W. Smith Library for the Study of George Washington. There were a wide range of people that attended the symposium, everyone from our GIS student interns to graduate students, city planners, historic […]

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Student Spotlight: Libby Frank

Liberty Frank is a rising junior who has been with the GIS lab since 2013. How did you get involved with the GIS lab? I am an Anthropology major who transferred from Harford Community College in fall 2013. I got one of those mass emails from Stew about hiring students with X, Y, Z skills, […]

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Where Can GIS Take You?

Have you been wondering what you can do after working for GIS? Look no further than recent graduate Nikita Panday! Nikita is an international student from Nepal who majored in Business Management with a minor in Visual Arts. She came to work for the lab in her Junior year at the College as a marketing […]

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Staff Spotlight: Luis Machado

My experience in the lab has been varied but linear. I started as a student intern in the Fall of my Junior year because of the part I took in an NGA Open Source Anticipatory Research Project. It was a large project with three faculty leading teams of three to four students looking into different […]

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Student Spotlight: Rocio Valdes

Rocio Valdes is a rising senior and has worked at the GIS lab since 2013. How did you get started working in the GIS lab? I became interested in working in the GIS lab once I entered the Introduction to GIS with Professor Stewart Bruce my fall semester of my sophomore year. I came to […]

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Spotlight: LaSara Johnson

LaSara Johnson started at the lab in May 2013 as a staff assistant and was very excited to learn more about GIS and join the amazing team of people working in the lab. LaSara’s projects include data entry for the GOCCP grant, particularly the Homicide’s and Shootings, Address Corrections, and Domestic Violence. Most of her […]

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Student Spotlight: Caleb Powell

Caleb Powell is a rising sophomore and has worked in the lab since the summer before his freshman year. How did you get started working in the GIS lab? I started in the summer of 2013 before my freshman year after I toured the Lab on summer advising day. I saw GIS as a great […]

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