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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NSF REU 2019 Application Details Jan 15

Our NSF REU Site in Orlando and Belize is back in June 2019. We have a smaller program this summer focused only on the Open Reef drones and spatial storytelling track (due to limited funds). Program details and the application process will be revealed on...

Dec 28, 2018
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Citizen Science GIS

From REU Scholar to REU Staff to...

In 2013 I applied for the first Citizen Science GIS REU in Atlanta, intrigued by the program’s core philosophy of engaging with people to learn about aspects of their communities that might benefit from a little extra attention. I ended up spending the summer of...

Dec 14, 2018
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Esri

REU Student Reflections from Esri Oceans Forum

Our student blog series continues with NSF REU students Sara Peluso (UCF) and Lucas Farmer (Ohio Wesleyan University) reflecting on their experiences presenting and networking at the Esri Oceans Forum. Four students from the REU, Amber, Lucas, Patty and Sara, went to Redlands, California, to...

Dec 3, 2018
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