University of Redlands

Symposium highlights ‘Spatial University’ at Redlands

Screen Shot 2019-03-14 at 3.59.56 PM.pngThe University of Redlands will celebrate spatial learning, research, and community service conducted by students, faculty, administrators, and campus programs at its annual spatial symposium beginning at 5 p.m. March 26 in the Casa Loma Room at the University of Redlands main campus.

Dr. Steven Moore, director of the Center for Spatial Studies, will introduce the event with his talk, “Spatial Thinking: What’s it good for?” followed by the presentation of awards including the Tomlinson Prize for Excellence in GIS and the Spatial Business Student Excellence Awards.

The keynote address, “Your Brain on GIS:  How does GIS software use impact your spatial thinking skills?” will be presented by Bob Kolvoord, dean of the College of Integrated Science and Engineering at James Madison University.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations can be made online.

About the Center for Spatial Studies

The Center for Spatial Studies helps integrate spatial thinking and technologies into instruction, research, and service to the University and community at large. Additionally, with its expertise in spatial analysis, programming, project management, and fund development, the CSS also supports the efforts of faculty to secure sponsored projects that contribute to scholarship and instruction at the University of Redlands.