SSI’s Yuanbin Cheng wins ACM SIGSPATIAL Student Research Award

Yao-Yi Chiang’s Spatial Computing Lab continues award-winning streak

Documenting Human Rights Violations

USC Spatial’s Andrew Marx and his team use smallsat algorithms to detect genocide

Global GIS Connections

Zhejiang Province Delegation Visits USC Spatial

USC Spatial Students Shine in LA Mayor’s DATALA Summer Academy Symposium

GeoDesign students contribute to improving City of Los Angeles services

The Bowtie Parcel and the LA River:

Travis Longcore’s historical ecological study is guiding conservation and habitat restoration efforts

Kudos for their outstanding theses:

USC Spatial announces the 2018 M.S. in GIST Thesis Prize Winners

Soaring with Second Graders

USC Spatial’s Lisa Sedano Mentors Baldwin Hills Elementary Students

Rocking the 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium:

USC Spatial students are recognized for their scholarship


USC Spatial contributes to USGIF’s 2018 GEOINT Symposium

USC Spatial’s Kelly Wright Wins the AAG 2018 Jacques May Thesis Prize

Award recognizes M.S. in GIST alumna’s work to combat the disease tungiasis

SC Mappers Wins YouthMappers’ 2018 Women’s Participation Award

The inaugural board is recognized for its inclusivity and accomplishments

Brian Everitt: USC Spatial’s 2018 Esri Development Center Student of the Year

Honorable mentions go to Allen Branch and Phil Conner

Civil Liberties and National Security

USC Spatial’s Susan Kamei offers USC’s first history course on WWII Internment

Making LA Age-Friendly with GeoDesign

USC Spatial’s Jennifer Swift and Darren Ruddell lead geovisualization initiative to meet the needs of diverse older adults

Enriching Holocaust Survivor Testimonies With Links to Historical Maps

Yao-Yi Chiang and his lab use historical maps to accurately identify World War II locations in USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive

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