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Introduction to Geography 280

To begin, I am a junior science major and am very interested in expanding my academic body. I found my Australian summer course in geography very informative and exciting. Working with highly functional maps and GIS tools was interesting to me. Learnin…

My Journey to GeoVis

The journey that led me to taking this class started back in the spring semester of my junior year. During that year it was a time where I was unsure of exactly what I wanted to do with the education I have been getting at the University of Richmond. I…

Intro to geog 280

I’m Becca Losch, and I’m a sophomore from Monmouth County, New Jersey. I am a healthcare studies major and biology minor, currently on the physician’s assistant track. I definitely want to be in the healthcare field, however, I haven’t decided …

Introduction Essay

Ethan Boroughs
1/13/16
My name is Ethan Boroughs and I am a sophomore at UR this year. I am from Hanover County, Virginia, which is about 30 minutes outside of Richmond. Through my years, I have traveled fairly extensively across the United States and …

Why Am I Here?

I am taking Maps and Geovisualization for several reasons: it is relevant to my major, it fits into my schedule, and I know the professor (one of them, at least) and her style of teaching.  This course also sounded like a good class to use as a transi…

Marissa's GeoVisMaps Blog 2016-01-14 10:43:30

In this course, I hope to expand my geospatial skills and learn new visualization technology. In my introductory GIS class, we touched upon cartography principles and map making. But we only made maps in ArcMap which has very limited functionality and …

Scott’s assignment 1

I’m the Humanities Liaison for the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology at the University of Richmond, and I’m a relatively new Spider. I’ve been at UR since October of 2014, so I still get lost on campus from time to time.
I’m taking …

Maps and Geovisulaization: Exploring History and GIS

Hi everyone! My name is Andrew Loesch and I am a Environmental Studies and Geography double major at the university. As of now, I have plans to add an Archaeology minor, classes permitting next year. I am strongly considering looking to continue my edu…

…to better support UR faculty in Geography and beyond.

I’ve been in the field of academic technology for ten years, and here at UR I serve as an Academic Technology Consultant for the Social Sciences — Journalism, Political Science, Geography, etc.
It’s my first time supporting these disc…

Why GeoVis Maps?

My name is David Rhodes and I am a junior Accounting major from Norcross, Georgia. While this course does not exactly line up with my major, I feel as though the skills and tools that I will build in this course are incredibly valuable. Regardless of w…

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