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USC GIS Alumni Q&A Articles

First Build Trust, Then Make a Case for GIS: A Q&A With Alumnus Kevin Loberg

Geographic information science influences nearly all of modern life, and, because of that, the career opportunities in the field are uniquely diverse. GIS graduate programs offer benefits that extend beyond basic technical proficiency, such as developing spatial reasoning skills and building lifelong professional networks. For GIS Specialist Kevin Loberg, joining …

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USC Alumna Q&A: GIS Analyst Cora Chong

USC alumna Cora Chong graduated with her geographic information science and technology master’s degree in 2017. For her master’s thesis, she examined the use of remote sensing data for urban sprawl and urban growth research, highlighting how remote sensing could help address the issue of incomplete or disparate data about …

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USC GIST Student John McDermott Wins Excellence in Business GIS Award

Geographic information science and technology (GIST) has a diverse range of practical applications, leaving room for both students and professors with decades of experience to contribute to the field. We wanted to take time to recognize a major accomplishment of one of our Graduate Certificate in GIST students, John McDermott. …

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USC GIST Alumna in the News: Women in GIS Workshop

One of the things we’re most proud of at the USC Spatial Sciences Institute is the connection and professional support we can offer our students. In celebration of the success and hard work of our alumni, we wanted to share a story from one alumna who recently presented at the …

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Q&A with Air National Guard Analyst Adrianna Valenti

How is geographic information science and technology used in the military? This is a segment of our multi-part series honoring the active service members and veterans who’ve taken or who teach USC’s Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) graduate programs by allowing them to share some of their most memorable …

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Q&A with GIST Master’s Alumnus Devlin Howieson

How is geographic information science and technology used in the military? This is a segment of our multi-part series honoring the active service members and veterans who’ve taken or who teach USC’s Geographic Information Science and Technology graduate programs by allowing them to share some of their most memorable experiences. …

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Q&A with U.S. Navy Pilot Kyle Weaver

How is geographic information science and technology used in the military? This is a segment of our multi-part series honoring the active service members and veterans who’ve taken or who teach USC’s Geographic Information Science and Technology graduate programs by allowing them to share some of their most memorable experiences. …

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