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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dr. Max Baber Gives GeoInt Talk

On Nov. 4, in the Norman James Theatre, Dr. Max Baber, director of the academic programs for the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, gave a talk to Washington College’s GIS Program staff and students. The talk was entitled “Geospatial Intelligence in the Age of Spatial Reasoning,” and covered a large quantity of information about GeoInt. […]

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Staff Spotlight: Ian Tangert

Ian Tangert is ending his one year at Washington College’s GIS Program to pursue another role in the career at Boundless Spatial. Tangert joined the  GIS staff in Jan. of last year, and was involved with many different aspects: from server administration, to database configuration, web application development, data modeling, field collection hardware/GPS, spatial analysis, and […]

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Giving the GIS Lab a Professional Facelift

  In an effort to make the lobby of the GIS lab look a little more professional, Stephanie and Curtis made very meticulous efforts to apply our logo the front wall of the lobby. After initial difficulties, and with some help from Stew, we now have a sharp new logo to greet staff, students, and […]

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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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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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