Monthly Archives: October 2021

Congrats to the ’21-’22 Geodesign Fellows

The MWD Meymouth Treatment Plant is one of the largest water treatment facilities in the U.S. Photo courtesy of the MWD. The Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) of the University of Southern California Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences has announced that Eileen Chen, Chioma Okonkwo and Eytan Stanton have been selected as the SSI…
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Becoming Cartographers

When does something old become new? For geographic information science (GIS) masters students at the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, it’s their discovery of the centuries-old practice of cartography, reimagined with 21st-century computer visualization capabilities. Cave paintings from prehistoric times contain evidence of maps, and humans in ancient civilizations constructed maps to capture their expanding understanding…
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Three-peat Honors for SSI’s Gamma Theta Upsilon Chapter

Dr. Jimmy Wilson, president of Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU), the international geographical honor society, has announced that SSI’s Nu Theta chapter at the University of Southern California has received the Honors Chapter Award for 2020-2021. The GTU Honors Chapter Award is given annual to outstanding GTU chapters. The honors chapter criteria are increasing the number…
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