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2018 Fisher Prize and EDC Student of the Year Awards Open for Submission

The annual GIS awards for Harvard Students are now open for submissions!   More information on the Howard T. Fisher Prize for excellence in GIS is available here.   More information on the ESRI EDC Student of the Year Award is available here.

Zhejiang University Launches Collaboration with Harvard to Develop Academic Mapping Platform

A signing ceremony for a new collaboration between Zhejiang University and Harvard was held on October 13th, 2017.   The joint effort will build upon Harvard CGA's WorldMap to develop a Chinese Academic Mapping Platform for research, teaching, and data sharing.  Please see the Zhejiang University Announcement for more details.

ESRI GeoInquiries for Teaching Map-based Content

Esri GeoInquiries for schools are short, standards-based inquiry activities for teaching map-based concepts found in commonly used textbooks, mainly for K-12 classroom use. The CGA has added all available GeoInquiries modules to the Harvard ArcGIS Online Organizational account. They are available from the Content tab for all members in the organization, and updates by Esri will be reflected as they become available.  DETAILS HERE

Renewed Collaboration between CGA and MapD to Accelerate Research with GPUs

At the 2017 FOSS4G conference, MapD Technologies and the CGA announced a research collaboration through the NSF I/UCRC Spatiotemporal Innovation Center. The goal is to explore the power of GPUs in spatiotemporal analytics.