GIS Day Poster Contest Winners

The winners of our GIS Day student poster contest are:

First Place: Dan Lange, Dept. of Geography, with The Impact of Emerald Ash Borer on Ball State University’s Campus ForestSlide1


Second Place: Anna Hooker, Katee Stone and Jacob Dines, Dept. of Landscape Architecture, with Indiana Dunes National ParkwayDatascape Final - anna et al


Third Place: Paige Story, Dept. of Urban Planning, with Construction and Deconstruction of MuncieConstruction_Destruction Map (002)

Here are some scenes from the poster contest:

Pictures and video from our GIS Public Talk coming soon……

GIS Workshop Opportunity at Seiler Instrument in Indianapolis, Indiana

from the Seiler Instrument webpage:

Seiler Instrument

Mapping GIS / Technical Workshops


These full day workshops will be split into two sessions.

 * Morning session will focus on TerraSync Users. 

* Afternoon session will focus on ArcPad, Trimble Positions and ArcGIS Collector Users.

Note: The cost will be $100.00 per person or ($0) Free for current technical support mapping customers on a current paid support agreement!

November 3,  2015 – Tuesday

Seiler Instrument – Indianapolis, Indiana

Click here to register and get directions

GIS Technician Position Available at Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County

Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County has a GIS Technician position open.

Job description and application instructions can be seen here:

Alternately,  you contact the GIS Coordinator directly:

Joan Keene

GIS Coordinator

Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County

317.221.2289 (w)   |

GIS Jobs Available at Schneider Corporation in Indianapolis

Information from the Indiana Geographic Information Council (IGIC) blog:

The Schneider Corporation – Indiana Job Openings


The Schneider Corporation offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with bonus, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, full medical, and adoption assistance and provides a flexible work environment. Schneider’s corporate culture encourages employees to work toward their full potential through education and self-motivation.

GIS Technician

Data Support Specialist

Support Developer (.NET)

Some Recent Titles Ordered for the Library

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Here is a partial list of some of the titles that I have ordered for the Bracken Library holdings with my share of the Department of History annual allocation this year that relate to GIS. Check them out and enjoy! Please feel free to share any resources that you may have ordered.

David J. Bodenhamer, John Corrigan, and Trevor M. Harris, eds., Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives (Indiana U Press, 2015)

Ian N. Gregory and Alistair Geddes, eds. Toward Spatial Humanities: Historical GIS and Spatial History (Indiana U Press, 2014) D16 .T74 2014

Todd Presner, David Shepard, Yoh Kawano, HyperCities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities (Harvard U Press, 2014) AZ186 .P74 2014

Global Forest Watch is hiring a GIS Intern

Global Forest Watch at the World Resources Institute is hiring a GIS intern for Summer 2015.

GIS Intern, Global Forest Watch:

All applications must be received online to be considered.

For more information, contact:

Susan Minnemeyer

GIS Manager, Forest Program

World Resources Institute

Direct: +1 202-729-7795  |  Skype: susan.minnemeyer  |  Twitter: @susanminnemeyer

Seiler Geospatial Offers Free Trimble Product Showcase in Indianapolis

What’s New MGIS Spring Showcase for 2015
Join us for a half day session as we showcase the 2015 suite of
Trimble’s Mapping/GIS Products.


The Schneider Corporation
8901 Otis Ave – 2nd floor meeting area
Indianapolis, IN 46216
Click here for directions 

May 20, 2015 (Wednesday)
Registration/Sign in Starts at 8:00 a.m.
Session starts at 9:00 a.m. ends at Noon
Complimentary – Coffee, Drinks, and Pastries provided

Full Agenda HighlightsClick Here

The MGIS Mapping and GIS Product Showcase introduces new products, software, while we share the latest Tips and Tricks and News for Mapping GIS Professionals.  Register today for this half day event – seating will be limited.