Monthly Archives: October 2019

Jennifer Bernstein takes on “acting locally” in The Conversation

From the perspective of a geographer (and one engaged in environmental issues, to boot), is it possible to "think globally and act locally"? Have you eschewed plastic straws? Converted to processed vegetarian burgers?  Grown the $64 tomato? Spatial Science Institute's Jennifer Bernstein tackles issues of scale, connection and impact in her piece "Why 'acting locally'…
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USC vs UCLA Mapathon Challenge

The focus this year USC vs UCLA mapathon is on how climate change is impacting our lived environment. Learn more about how you can make a difference through mapping. No GIS skills are required! We will quickly train you to use Open Street Map (OSM) to assist in humanitarian projects around the world. Lunch will be provided.
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SSI Students Win U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Scholarships

Kevin Mercy and Jong Su Kim receive U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Scholarships Kevin Mercy (left) and Jong Su Kim (right) represented the USC Spatial Sciences Institute as USGIF scholarship recipients at the 2019 GEOINTegration Summit presented by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation. The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has announced that two students…
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Nadia Filanovsky

Nadia is concurrently completing her undergraduate degree in Economics and Master of Science in Spatial Economics and Data Analysis (SEDA) at the University of Southern California’s Spatial Sciences Institute. For her entire life, Nadia has been a huge advocate for the environment. She spent her pre-collegiate time volunteering for the Nature Conservancy. For her role,…
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