Where in the World?: A Geospatial Intelligence Challenge

As the US Census predicts the human population to exceed 9 billion in the next 30 years, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) challenges individuals to discover how this will impact ...

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.

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Xavier McQuiston

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

Student Spotlight: Richard Grouser III and Samuel Stuhler

There have been many changes to the Washington College GIS lab over ...

Student Spotlight: Daniel Benton

Daniel Benton, a freshman computer science major here at Washington College, gained ...

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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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Student Spotlight: Olivia Hughes

Olivia Hughes is a rising senior and is a Biology major. Why did you want to work at the GIS lab, and how did you start working here? I have been working at the lab since the fall of 2011 and I got started by looking for a campus job and contacting Stew the summer […]

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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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Student Spotlight: Thomas Fish

Thomas Fish is a Junior Anthropology and Philosophy double major from Pittsburgh, PA. He joined the GIS team fall of his freshman year. “I came to Washington College in part due to GIS. When I mentioned my interest, I was brought to the lab.” Fish shared. He has been involved in many projects over the […]

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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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The Summer Institute of Geospatial Technology

This summer, for the first time ever, the Geographic Information Systems Lab at Washington College is teaming up with other geospatial professionals to teach a series of workshops that cover a range of topics from GIS to crime analysis to 3D modeling and much more! This collaboration is hosted at Washington College and is called […]

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Student Spotlight: Sam Margolis

I have been working in the GIS lab since my freshmen year, and am now coming to the end of my final semester here at Washington College.  I first got into GIS by taking the introductory class because I had heard that GIS was used by law enforcement.  I knew I wanted to eventually go […]

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