UCF Study Abroad

UCF study abroad students map and explore...

Opening up one’s worldview. Exploring foreign landscapes. Interacting with new cultures. Engaging in research with communities. These are just some of the things that a group of eleven UCF students did this May with the UCF Participatory Geographic Information Systems (GIS) study abroad class in...

May 28, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Zayna Flowers from University of Belize joins...

Zayna Flowers is currently an undergraduate student of the University of Belize pursuing her degree in Natural Resource Management. She is so excited to be spending the summer with the UCF Citizen Science GIS team in Belize. She was introduced to GIS in her first...

May 13, 2019
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NSF REU

Kayla McClendon joins our NSF REU Site.

Please meet Kayla McClendon, Geographical Sciences-Urban Studies Major, Arizona State University. She is joining our NSF REU team this summer in Orlando and Belize. We are thrilled to have her join us! Please read more about her below in her own words. Welcome, Kayla. I...

Apr 26, 2019
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NSF REU

Tyler Love joins our NSF REU Team!

We are pleased to introduce Tyler Love, Sociology Major, Clemson University. He is joining our drones and spatial storytelling team this summer in Orlando and Belize. We are thrilled to have him on our team. Get to know him below in his own words. Welcome,...

Apr 25, 2019
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NSF REU

Jana-Elisse Clevenger joins our NSF REU Site!

We are pleased to introduce Jana-Elisse Clevenger, Urban Studies Major, Vassar College. She will be joining our drones and spatial storytelling track in this year's NSF REU Site in Orlando and Belize. Welcome to the team, Jana-Elisse! We can't wait to work with you. Read...

Apr 24, 2019
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NSF REU

Arianna Ortiz joins NSF REU team!

We'd like to introduce one of our 2019 NSF REU Site International Community Scholars! Welcome to the team, Arianna! Read her story in her own words below. Arianna Ortiz, Environmental Science Major, University of Massachusetts Boston Hola! My name is Arianna Ortiz and I will...

Apr 23, 2019
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NSF REU

Visit Belize with us in our new...

We are happy to present our latest Esri #storymap "Science and Society Working Together for the Future" in Belize through the University of Central Florida #NSF #REU Site. Content curated by our REU student Robert Darlington. We are pleased to share this story, and begin the next chapter in Belize in a...

Apr 19, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Help Us Support Science that Inspires!

To us, science is about inspiration. Help us continue to do science that is inspired by everyday, extraordinary people. Please check out and share this 1 minute video highlighting some of the ways we are inspired to do science with communities at America’s Partnership University....

Mar 27, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Lain Graham rocking the past and future...

Check out this new feature on Lain Graham, one of our founding team members, a current PhD candidate in Sociology and GIS at UCF and a Solutions Engineer at Esri. She is an amazing rock star and going places in the geospatial technologies field. Original...

Mar 11, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Why Public Scholarship Matters More Now Than...

Please share with #citizensciencegis and #publicscholars Why do you do what you do? That’s a hard question, much harder than the question: what do you do? The question of why drives my work as a public scholar. On my academic journey - from a bright-eyed...

Mar 7, 2019
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