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USC Spatial Sciences Institute’s Yuanbin Cheng wins ACM SIGSPATIAL Student Research Award

Yao-Yi Chiang’s Spatial Computing Lab continues award-winning streak On November 9, 2018, Yuanbin Cheng, a M.S. student in computer science on the Spatial Sciences Institute’s Spatial Computing team, took the third place award for student research competition at the 26th ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL) in Seattle, Washington. Cheng’s…
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Kudos for their outstanding theses

 USC Spatial announces the 2018 M.S. in GIST Thesis Prize Winners The USC Spatial Sciences Institute has announced the 2018 prizes for the top three outstanding theses in M.S. in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) program. Congratulations go to: Carrie Steves, first place, for her thesis “Trends in the Alaskan Bottom-Trawl Fishery from 1993-2015:…
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There goes the night

There goes the night Artificial lights spell darker times for much of the planet’s wildlife — but it doesn’t have to be that way By Stephanie Pain 03.23.2018 On September 23, 1887, eminent ornithologist Ludwig Kumlien climbed the 60-meter-tall tower adorning Milwaukee’s new architectural landmark, the Industrial Exposition Building. It was the perfect vantage point to…
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Rocking the 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Rocking the 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium USC Spatial students are recognized for their scholarship At the April 11, 2018 Provost’s Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work awards ceremony and banquet, three tables of enthusiastic attendees demonstrated wave after wave of spirit and pride as the evening program progressed. These spirited banquet attendees were USC…
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