This distinguished board membership is recognition of world-wide community trust in Dr. Mitasova’s vision and leadership for the future of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. OSGeo’s mission is to support the collaborative development of open source geospatial software, and promote its widespread use. As OSGeo board member, Dr. Mitasova will continue to strengthen the connections between the open source geospatial projects and academia through the Geo4All initiative, whose mission is to make geospatial education and opportunities accessible to all. Congratulations, Helena!
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A Walk Around Campus
“NC State has a good network of greenways and walking trails that make it easy to go from place to place without leaving campus,” Aaron Hipp says. “There are free buses to get you to places on campus, and NC State is a certified bike-friendly university. All of those things help promote faculty and staff getting out of their offices and moving during their workday.”
Bedbugs and Mars: Graphics Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest
A Mars map by Faculty Fellow Paul Byrne won first place for graphics and illustration among faculty and staff in the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest.