What's New

January 9, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 1:25pm - 2:25pm
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Shashi Shekhar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

December 19, 2016

Having unparalleled access to high-resolution commercial imagery has created exciting new opportunities for furthering research and learning on campus.

December 7, 2016

New datasets, a brand new Geoportal, and other new acquisitions from the Borchert Map Library.

November 2, 2016

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.

October 17, 2016

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.

October 11, 2016

This year's UMN Spatial Forum is November 16.

September 2, 2016

Esri recently published a selection of 50 technical sessions from their 2016 User Conference. The videos are available for streaming at no cost through YouTube, and include a range of topics from using Business Analyst, to an introduction to the ArcGIS API for Javascript, to getting started with ArcGIS Server, and more!

View the entire workshop lineup here.

August 26, 2016

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. 

July 18, 2016

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.

July 15, 2016

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.

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Upcoming Events

January 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Racial Covenants and Housing Segregation in Minneapolis, 1900-1968

As the modern real estate industry developed in the early twentieth century,...

January 26, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm

This seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps. Through a combination of presentations and...

January 27, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

This five-hour workshop introduces participants to web-based mapping and spatial analysis using Esri's ArcGIS Online. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on activities...

February 9, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for our monthly lunchtime speaker series featuring tutorials and project presentations related to geospatial research happening at the University of Minnesota.

February 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am

This hour-long workshop introduces participants to DigitalGlobe Basemap, an online application for browsing and downloading global high resolution commercial satellite imagery...

February 16, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm

This seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps. Through a combination of presentations and...

February 24, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm

This five-hour workshop introduces participants to web-based mapping and spatial analysis using Esri's ArcGIS Online. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on activities...

March 1, 2017 -
12:00pm to 12:59pm

Join us for our monthly lunchtime speaker series featuring tutorials and project presentations related to geospatial research happening at the University of Minnesota.

March 3, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am

This hour-long workshop introduces participants to DigitalGlobe Basemap, an online application for browsing and downloading global high resolution commercial satellite imagery...

March 10, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm

This seven-hour workshop introduces participants to using a geographic information system (GIS) to analyze data and create maps. Through a combination of presentations and...