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Real-World Classrooms for Virtual Classmates

Catalina Island serves as a training ground for students from USC Dornsife's online graduate degree programs in geographic information science and technology. By Richard Hoops This summer, students in USC Dornsife’s online graduate programs in geographic information science and technology (GIST) gathered at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island to meet their…
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SSI Affiliate Partners with JEP to Prevent Skin Cancer

Since 2006, SSI Faculty Affiliate Myles Cockburn of the Department of Preventive Medicine and the Joint Educational Project (JEP) have collaborated on SunSmart, a sun safety and skin cancer prevention program targeted to school children in grades 4-8. Developed by Professor Myles Cockburn and clinical colleagues at Keck School of Medicine, the program teaches children…
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Beyond Geography

USC Spatial Sciences Institute hosts a discussion by Esri Founder and President Jack Dangermond. By Ambrosia Viramontes-Brody Jack Dangermond, founder of Esri, the world’s largest and most successful geographic information system (GIS) software company, spoke of his vision for spatial sciences at the inaugural USC Spatial Sciences Institute event on March 21. “I can think…
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