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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NSF REU

NSF REU applications due March 15. Join...

This summer at the University of Central Florida, we are pleased to host our 2019 National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site “Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science.” Our program, recognized with a 2017 Esri Special Achievement...

Feb 13, 2019
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Citizen Science GIS

Video of Esri Oceans Plenary Keynote by...

We are pleased to share the 40 minute video of Dr. Hawthorne's recent Esri Oceans Plenary Address “The Power of People in Geospatial Technologies.” Take a journey to Belize and back as our founding director comments on the role of everyday, extraordinary people in geospatial...

Feb 13, 2019
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GeoBus

Why Kids Matter in Public Scholarship…Pass it...

We are often asked why - as academic researchers - we are so focused on working with kids. The answer is simple. It is our responsibility to inspire science’s next generation. One positive learning moment shared between a young child and a college student or...

Jan 25, 2019
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NSF REU

Congratulations to Amber Rutstein: Travel Award Winner

Congratulations to Amber Rutstein, one of our amazing undergraduate students at UCF. She has just been notified by the UCF Office of Undergraduate Research that she has been awarded a conference travel grant in the amount of $400 to support her team’s presentation of NSF...

Jan 10, 2019
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