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 ...
This dynamic trio has been working with crime data to complete a variety of projects this semester for the Washington College GIS Program. Dana Devore is a senior Environmental Studies major minoring in Biology and Philosophy here at Washington College. She got interested in the GIS Program because she knew that the skills she could […]
The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the University of Maryland Extension are pleased to announce that they have combined their technical expertise to offer ”Farming – Pencil to Plow”, an eight (8) week entrepreneurial training course designed for aspiring small farmers and those producers interested in diversifying their operation. The course will be […]
It is the second week of work for the Fall semester here at the GIS Lab, and we are already in full swing! We have several exciting new projects this semester, and a full roster who you will meet later.
When Jackelyn Gitlin first came to Washington College she did not know anything about GIS. However, she had a few friends who worked at the lab, and their positive experiences prompted her to respond to an e-mail calling for interns with experience working with Photoshop. Since then, this history major and co-President of the Washington […]
Jeff Sullivan is a sophomore at Washington College majoring in Environmental Studies. Jeff became interested in GIS after taking the introductory course and saw its potential relevance with wildlife management. He hopes that working as a GIS intern will expand his abilities and knowledge of GIS software. Throughout the spring semester, Jeffery Sullivan has […]
GIS is always on pace with cutting edge technology, but that doesn’t mean that utilizing this technology is always simple and accomplished at lightning speeds. As a GIS intern for four years, Kimberly Zepeda has learned that many projects take patience, time, skill, and a critical eye. “One of the most important skills I […]
Viewing Alexandria, VA from the eyes of George Washington is no longer an impossible thought because of MapStory, an infrastructure enabling “MapStorytelling” in order to communicate important issues to the world. Sean Emerson, a first-year student at Washington College is currently gathering historic maps and aerial photographs from George Washington’s time to the present, and […]
A historical campus such as Washington College displays plaques from generous donors at nearly every corner. You don’t realize how many plaques the academic buildings have until you go on a scavenger hunt for them – that is precisely the project GIS Interns Michael Wieder and Emily Scherer undertook. Throughout this semester Michael and […]