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Thursday, April 18, 2019

GIS Education Weekly: New Geography PhD Coming to New Mexico

Programs and Courses

ESA: Earth Observation - Disruptive Technology and New Space - It's described as a MOOC but really it's a series of videos. ESA and others host more courses on a platform called  Imperative MOOCs.

Twitter: The Governor of New Mexico and the Board of Finance approved a Geography PhD from UNM and NMSU.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

GIS Education Weekly: Teaching Nurses about Opioids Using Maps

On and Off Campus

Accessible and inaccessible entrances at UT. 
The Daily Texan: New map helps students find accessible entrances - "The accessible door map is available on the UT Maps webpage and shows students all the accessible entrances on campus, including ones that have power-assisted doors. "

Delaware Gazette: City, OWU form partnership - "Ohio Wesleyan University and the City of Delaware signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday creating a permanent OWU student internship within the city’s Department of Public Utilities and formalizing additional opportunities for city-campus collaboration." Students will work in many areas including GIS.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

GIS Education Weekly: University of Wyoming Maintains Bachelors in Geography, Moving Forward with GIST Program

Resources for Teaching and Learning

The city of Lonsdale has clusters of families
with low access to child care.
University of Minnesota: New University of Minnesota tool reveals child care access challenges across the state - University of Minnesota researchers have developed a new online tool aimed at showing families’ access to child care and early childhood education services across Minnesota. The website at ChildCareAccess.org walks through the data and maps.

The Mirror: Most of us don't know how many oceans there are - The results of a survey put together by a boat rental company are shocking!