Archive for October, 2008

Welcome Dr. Anna Versluis: An Interview with Angie Magnusson

Meet new Geography faculty member, Anna Versluis! Originally hailing from Michigan and Pennsylvania, Anna received her B.A. in Biology from Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, VA. After graduation in 1997, Anna left the States to work for a human rights organization in Haiti for three years, which would subsequently become the location for her later […]

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Making maps of Saint Peter and Gustavus

Students taking Geographic Information Science (GIS) are making some great maps of Saint Peter and the Gustavus Campus. Check out some of our students’ favorite spots and running routes around town!

Kitty Hurley ’07 in GIS Grad School

Kitty Hurley ’07 is at MGIS student at St. Mary’s University working on GIS for homeland security/emergency management.  She is also a student intern in the Water Resources Engineering group at the MN Department of Transportation.  She also was awarded an assistantship to work at at the ESRI User Conference in San Diego.

Geography Students Attend GIS Meeting

Bob Douglas and GEG-342 students attended the MN GIS/LIS meeting at the Rochester Civic Center on October 2nd.  The students went to hear presentations on GIS analysis of crime in preparation for their class projects.  In attendance were a number of former geography students doing a variety of GIS activities including Joel Koepp (environmental consultant), […]