Monthly Archives: August 2019

Megan Wong

Megan Wong: I am enthralled with learning about Earth’s processes, nature, and its constant cycles. My high school’s camping trip to Yosemite exponentially propelled my curiosity to explore and survey my surrounding natural environments. I now have extensive experience having been on various hiking trips throughout California. I also became passionate about the intricacies of…
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Karen Kemp becomes UCGIS president

The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) has announced that Dr. Karen K. Kemp has become UCGIS president as of July 1, 2019. Kemp will serve in this capacity until June 30, 2020. During Kemp’s term, she will preside over the UCGIS Annual Symposium to be held for the first time in Hawaii. Before becoming UCGIS…
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Melissa Pelowski

Meet Melissa Pelowski: Geography is the mother of history. As a Law, History and Culture major and Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence minor, I’ve acquired great understanding of the past with a focus on the future. The Spatial Sciences Institute’s faculty have equipped me with methodological skills that are essential for undertaking humanitarian issues, most…
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