News & Events

Welcoming Dr. Schneider

Dr. Robert Schneider The GIS Council welcomes new Urban Planning faculty member, Robert Schneider. Dr. Schneider earned his Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from UC Berkeley in May 2011 and conducted post-doctoral research at the UC Davis Institute of… Read More

Analyst Officer Takes a Byte Out of Crime

By Dan Holtz, Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire (reprinted with permission) Chris Jaeger Chris Jaeger doesn’t wear a badge or carry a gun. He is also not a sworn officer, meaning he cannot make arrests. But if you ask Jaeger’s supervisors at… Read More

GIS in Service Learning: Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition

Angie Jackson (Teaching Assistant and project manager, UWM), Ben Everson (UWM), Alyssa Biersack (UWM), Chris Cooksey (UWM), Ann Brummitt (Director, Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition), David Rossiter (UWM) and Mary-Martha Kipcak (UWM).   Service learning, through the UWM Institute for Service… Read More

Hyden Reports from His Alaskan Internship

John Hyden, UW-Milwaukee GIS Certificate recipient and proud parent of a UW-Whitewater student! As my time here at the MatSu Borough draws to an end, I must take a moment or two to reflect and internalize all the little things… Read More

Announcing CIPR Senior Research Fellow: Dr. Rina Ghose

The Center for Information Policy Research welcomes Dr. Rina Ghose as the 2012-2013 Senior Research Fellow. Dr. Rina Ghose Dr. Ghose is an associate professor in the UW-Milwaukee Department of Geography, with research interests in Critical GIS/GIS and Society, which… Read More

UWM GIS Students Present Poster at Esri User Conference 2012

Historic Streams in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the Integrated Regional Stormwater Management Program (not pictured, Will Mobley) This year I was fortunate enough to be one of four UWM students to attend the International Esri User’s Conference in San Diego, CA…. Read More

GIS Club Members attend Esri User Conference 2012

Jay Feiker, Jason Tilidetzke and Will Mobleyat the 2012 Esri User Conference Through a UW-Milwaukee Student Activities Organization (SAO) travel grant, four UW-Milwaukee GIS students, Jay Feiker, Mike Kavalar, Will Mobley and I, were able to travel to San Diego… Read More

Bidney to Lead American Geographical Society Library

Marcy Bidney has been named Curator of the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. She succeeds Christopher Baruth, who retired in 2011 with emeritus status after working at AGS Library for 31 years, including 16 years… Read More

URISA GIS Hall of Fame inductee volunteers for a GSDI project in Russia

Professor William Huxhold, chair and professor of Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee has been deployed to a GSDI mission in Chelyabinsk, Russia. A 2011 URISA GIS Hall of Fame inductee, Prof. Huxhold will be travelling to Chelyabinsk… Read More

Xu Receives Junior Faculty Award to UCGIS

Zengwang Xu, Assistant Professor of Geography, received an Esri junior faculty travel award to the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science 2012 Symposium, Building GIScience 2.0, in Washington, D.C. May 29 – June 1, 2012. He will present, “A social-spatial… Read More