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Having a blast playing Pokémon Go this summer? Curious to learn how it works? NIU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming will examine the phenomenon during a “one-day, fun-day” from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, in Room 100 of the Campus Life Building. The event will explore topics about geography, GIS...
NIU geomatics student Tom Todd takes a distance measurement.
A Northern Illinois University instructor and four of his students played a unique role in helping the residents of tornado-devastated Fairdale begin restore their lives. Geomatics instructor Kory Allred and his students, along with other members of the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association, re-surveyed parcels of land – a critical starting point in rebuilding homes....
Mary Moses
It’s amazing what you can learn if you only look close enough. Take tree cores, for instance. Senior undergraduate student Mary Moses can tell a lot by examining them. “I am looking at tree cores and examining their radial growth patterns in order to see how the invasive species Lonicera maackii (Amur honeysuckle) and various...
Heather Jurs
As the recipient of the Richard E. Dahlberg and Elizabeth J. Schwantes scholarships, Heather Jurs knows full well the impact a scholarship can have on a student’s experience. “These scholarships have made a huge difference in my education,” says Jurs, a senior geography major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. “They have allowed me...
3D map of the world
The NIU Department of Geography invites the university community Wednesday, Nov. 14, to GIS Night. The event is part of global GIS Day activities, where thousands of users of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) showcase real-world applications of this exciting technology to schools, businesses and the general public. Visitors to Room 115 of Davis Hall from...
Photo of a satellite orbiting Earth
NIU’s Department of Geography and Advanced Geospatial Laboratory will host its fourth annual “GIS Night” from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, Davis Hall Room 114. The event is free and open to the public. GIS Night is part of an international program that promotes Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and...