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US Census Interactive Mapping Tool

An interactive map to visualize changes in eight census data sets between the 1990 Census, 2000 Census, and 2012 ACS Survey. The data sets: Total population; Percent 65 and older; Foreign-born population percentage; Percent of the population with a high … Continue reading

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WesGIS Workshop Series: Create Your Own Web Maps

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The Racial Dot Map

Visualization of geographic distribution, population density, and racial diversity of the American people in every neighborhood in the entire country.

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GIS Day is coming!

National GIS Day is Wednesday, November 20. Stay tuned for a schedule of activities at Usdan. Visit the tables at Usdan to learn about GIS resources on campus, go on a geocaching scavenger hunt, play geoguess’r, make your own GIS … Continue reading

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White Paper on How to Talk to University Administrators about GIS

An engaging white paper by Diana Sinton, Jon Caris, Niem Huynh, and Meg Stewart posted on Sinton’s TeachGIS blog.

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Women in STEM event, October 11

Go to http://wesconnect.wesleyan.edu/womenofwesleyan-STEM to see the schedule for Friday’s Women in STEM event, which will provide information and encouragement for women who are considering, or are pursuing, careers in science, technology, engineering, or math.

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GIS course offerings 2013-2014

GIS courses for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 See below for this year’s exciting GIS course offerings. For course descriptions, see WesMaps. Introduction to GIS (E&ES 322) and Service Learning Lab (E&ES 324): Fall 2013. Intended participants: Students with limited … Continue reading

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US Census creates language mapper tool

The Language Mapper Tool is an interactive map allowing users to explore the geography of language and immigrant communities in the United States. Visit the Maps in the Media page for more examples of GIS applications.

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GIS training opportunities

Go to the Training page to see a sample of non-Wesleyan GIS training opportunities. Many more training sessions can be found online.

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