The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) Story Maps Competition is a contest aimed at young people from around the world to help raise awareness of the global implications of local everyday actions. Esri is inviting high school and college age students to share their perspectives and research on topics associated with global understanding by creating story maps that examine and address the ways in which we inhabit our increasingly globalized world. Learn more on the IYGU Competition website.
This year's UMN Spatial Forum is November 16.
Are you a student looking for an internship? We're keeping track of opportunities and regularly updating this space with postings. Click on the title above to view the most recent internhips and opportunities.
View the entire workshop lineup here.
The Minnesota Population Center is pleased to announce the Fall 2016 Data Training Workshop Series. These free workshops are open to the public and are held on Friday afternoons on the UMN Twin Cities campus. MPC workshops support the academic research community in accessing and using the MPC’s free social science, geographic, and health data.
Research Computing is an umbrella in the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) at the University of Minnesota that consolidates management of research computing services.
Are You Interested in a Career as a Humanitarian Aid Worker? Or maybe just interested in a challenging weekend of mapping? This seminar will examine crisis mapping while participating in the University of Minnesota’s Humanitarian Crisis Simulation on September 9-11, 2016.
Looking for identifying information on watersheds in Minnesota? See the Minnesota DNR Watersheds map, created by U-Spatial. Having difficulty finding a statewide, zoomable map that went to the HUC12 level, we created one using MNDNR's Watershed Suite data. MNDNR levels two through eight are included.
Thanks to all of the students who submitted entries to the 2016 U-Spatial Mapping Prize! The judges met on May 25th and as a group reviewed 32 maps in a variety of topics and formats.
See the year's best maps here: https://uspatial.umn.edu/mapping-prize
New courses being offered for Fall 2016.