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Devon Munsell

"Prior to getting my M.S. in GIST degree, I was a sales representative for an industrial distribution company, which was not related to my undergraduate degree – Urban and Regional Planning. Before I even graduated from USC, I received a job offer in the field of GIS from a company I met at the Esri…
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Corina Chung

Congratulations to MS GIST student Corina Chung on having her poster map "Sociodemographic Risk Factors of Uninsurance in Alameda County, CA" accepted for the upcoming 2014 Esri Health GIS Conference Map Gallery. Learn more about the upcoming Esri Health GIS Conference View her work (PDF)
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GIST Master’s candidate and U.S. Army Major Dave Staffel

GIST Master's candidate and U.S. Army Major Dave Staffel recently gathered ten undergraduate officer candidates from various U.S. universities and their Maasai guide in front of an ancient baobob tree in Tanzania.  The cadets taught English to Tanzanian junior officer cadets as part of the U.S. Army Cadet Command's Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Program.…
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GIST Student’s Geospatial Tools Guide Typhoon Relief

GIST student Jared Hyneman's job as GIS manager at World Vision, puts him in a position to make a difference quickly when disaster strikes.  Hyneman and the World Vision team developed and deployed a rapid assessment tool in ArcGIS online that was critical to allowing the charity to deploy its resources effectively following Typhoon Haiyan's…
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