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Jan 27, 2017

The editorial board of the Star Tribune recently highlighted key takeaways from a study, supported by UED, that shows the importance of immigration to Minnesota’s workforce and prosperity.

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Jan 23, 2017

We're back for spring semester with fresh workshops and more sections than ever. As always, our instructor-led workshops are free for UMN students, faculty, and staff. External participants pay just $50/course. Register today, classes fill up fast!

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Jan 9, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 1:25pm - 2:25pm

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Shashi Shekhar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

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Dec 19, 2016

There has continued to be strong interest in access to the DigitalGlobe Basemap at the University of Minnesota throughout 2016. Access requests have come from students, faculty, and staff from a range of departments across campus, including Public Affairs, Forestry, Mathematics, Architecture, and Earth Sciences. Over 75 unique users have been using the Basemap to discover global imagery from Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Kauai, Minnesota, and beyond.

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Dec 9, 2016

The University's research enterprise saw great strides in economic development efforts during fiscal year 2016.

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Dec 7, 2016
Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal
The Geoportal was launched in August and provides discoverability and facilitates access to geospatial resources. The resources in the portal are selected and curated by librarians and geospatial specialists at ten research institutions in the Big Ten Academic Alliance.
The resources include GIS datasets, web services, and digitized historical maps. 
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Nov 2, 2016

This page is an outlet for undergraduate and graduate students to find geospatial internships and opportunities.

If you have a position you would like posted, please email

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Oct 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.

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Oct 11, 2016

The University of Minnesota Spatial Forum is a yearly event highlighting spatial research, teaching, and outreach at the University of Minnesota. This event is free and open to the public and features lighting talks, exhibitor booths, and keynote presentation.

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Sep 26, 2016

NIH has issued new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the NIH BRAIN Initiative

"NIH has issued new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the NIH BRAIN Initiative® that address critical components of the BRAIN 2025 Report including the development of new theoretical and data analysis tools, the establishment of platforms for sharing data, and continued support of early-stage research in large-scale recording and modulation."

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