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Monday, January 21, 2013

New Cal State Masters and other Education GIS News

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new Master of Science degree in Geographic Information Science (MSGISci) - Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2013 cohort. Please let your students and/or alumni know about this opportunity.

- Esri Higher Ed List

Dr. Mary T. Dooley, Professor Emerita of Geography at Minnesota State University, Mankato, donated $200,000 to the Minnesota State Mankato Department of Geography. The funds will endow student scholarships and research needs in Geography, with 25 percent dedicated to developing collections of the University Map Library. ...To honor the long tradition of documenting change on maps, the Minnesota State Mankato Map Library was named in honor of Professor Dooley...

- AAG press release

Philadelphia University is launching a new M.S. in Geodesign, an innovative program that utilizes a sophisticated design framework and advanced technology for professionals to use in planning and designing sustainable built and natural environments....The M.S. in Geodesign is a 36-credit, full- or part-time graduate program with classes offered evenings and Saturdays. Students in PhilaU’s Landscape Architecture program can complete both their bachelor’s degree and M.S. in Geodesign in five years. The M.S. in Geodesign is designed primarily for professionals in the fields of landscape architecture, architecture and urban planning, although applicants with degrees in other fields will be considered for admission on an individual basis. All students must take an accelerated introductory course in ArcView GIS training, which will be offered in summer 2013.

I think the program starts this fall, but can't find that stated anywhere in the press release or program website.

- press release

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