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May 19, 2017

Service Learning in Action

During their final semester, each master's student in Geospatial Information Science and Technology completes a service-learning capstone project. 

A photo of a student helping construct a new home for Habitat for Humanity.

Jan 4, 2017

NC State Caldwell Fellows Use GIS to Help Habitat for Humanity

Training in Geospatial Information Science (GIS) from the Center for Geospatial Analytics is empowering NC State undergrads to help Habitat for Humanity of Wake County provide more affordable housing in North Carolina. Six students in the NC State Caldwell Fellows program worked this past semester on a GIS project for Habitat’s advocacy committee, under the mentorship of… 

A photo of an NC State University student holding sweet potatoes

Dec 19, 2016

Solving Problems around the World, One Map at a Time

Master’s Capstone Projects Pair Service Learning and Geospatial Science The Center for Geospatial Analytics is celebrating this season the Fall 2016 graduation of 19 professional master’s students in Geospatial Information Science and Technology (MGIST)––one of the largest groups of graduates yet. During their final semester, each student in the MGIST program participates in a service-learning… 

A screenshot of a traffic routing web application displaying road closures after Hurricane Matthew

Oct 11, 2016

Professional Master’s Student Helps with NC Disaster Recovery

Editor’s note: The following is a guest post by James McCarter, a teaching associate professor at the Center for Geospatial Analytics. Because of Hurricane Matthew, North Carolina was hit with one of the worst utility outage events in their history.  In a storm meeting at a local utility, Master of Geospatial Information & Technology (MGIST) student William Reckling… 

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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 to discover land parcels occupied before the park was established and to learn about the…