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Aug 17, 2017

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.”

Mar 28, 2017

Revealing the Research Possibilities of Virtual Reality

Imagine you are standing in a downtown city plaza, surrounded by tall buildings, steel sculptures, and storefronts. Perhaps it’s your lunch break, and you’ve come to the plaza to take a seat on one of its stone benches and eat […]

Aug 25, 2016

Popular Web Map Inspires Community to Explore Shenandoah National Park’s Roots

A web app collaboratively developed by the center and the National Park Service (NPS) is connecting the modern world with Shenandoah’s past. “Exploring Park History – One Tract at a Time” is an interactive web-based mapping application that allows viewers […]

Aug 23, 2016

Laura Belica Awarded NC Wildlife Federation Conservation Leadership Grant

Center Ph.D. student Laura Belica (Dept. of Forestry and Environmental Resources) has been named the 2016 recipient of the NC Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Leadership award. The $2,500 grant is given to “a student of exemplary merit” chosen for special recognition […]

Aug 16, 2016

Center Welcomes Record Number of Incoming MGIST Students at Fall Orientation

Last Friday, the Center community joined Associate Director of Professional Education Eric Money in welcoming over two dozen new students to the professional master’s program in Geospatial Information Science & Technology (MGIST) at their all-day on-campus orientation. The MGIST program admits a […]

Aug 10, 2016

Ph.D. Student Lindsey Smart Awarded $10,000 Fellowship to Study “Ghost Forests”

Center Ph.D. student Lindsey Smart has been awarded a $10,000 fellowship from NC Sea Grant / NC Space Grant to study the connection between rising sea levels and vegetation die-off along the North Carolina coast. Her research concerns the emergence […]

May 18, 2015

Building Adaptive Capacities of Human Communities in Minnesota

Center Faculty Fellow Jordan W. Smith and graduate students Karly Bitsura-Meszaros and Allie McCreary are working on a participatory research project focused on building the adaptive capacity of natural resource dependent communities in northern Minnesota. Karly, a recent graduate of […]

Jan 7, 2015

Nation’s State Park Systems Likely to Experience Reduced Operating Budgets With U.S. Adoption of Climate Change Mitigation Policy

Recent research from Jordan W. Smith (CGA Faculty Fellow), Yu-Fai Leung, Erin Seekamp (Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management) as well as Chelsey Walden-Schreiner and Anna Miller (PhD students with the CGA) suggests the nation’s state park systems are […]

Aug 17, 2014

Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras (MEAS and CGA Graduate Students) Elected as OSGeo Charter Members

Congratulations to Anna Petrasova and Vaclav Petras, graduate students with MEAS and the Center for Geospatial Analytics, for being recently elected as OSGeo charter members! The membership is a recognition of their substantial contributions to free and open source geospatial […]