GIS Day Open House at Mullins Library on Wednesday, Nov. 16
The University Libraries will host an Open House from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on GIS Day, Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Mullins Library 303B. GIS Day is an annual, internationally-recognized event promoting Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and the importance of geography in society. The open house event will include a book display, posters, videos, hands-on applications, and interactive demonstrations.
From noon to 12:30 p.m., Jason Tullis, associate professor in geosciences and member of the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies, and students from the Geospatial Unmanned Aircraft Systems class will give an overview of Geospatial Unmanned Aircraft Systems featuring a static demonstration of a UAS vehicle.
From 12:30 pm to 1 p.m., Winifred E. Newman, head of the Department of Architecture, will give a presentation titled "Data Visualization: Organizing the Map," which will focus on the ways mapping techniques can structure information in a variety of disciplines.
Anyone interested in learning more about GIS is welcome to stop by MULN 303B for the open house and/or speakers. Light refreshments will be served.
Molly D. Boyd, assistant to the dean
Lisa M. Corrigan, professor of communication, will give the first of four lectures focusing on racism, social justice, and policing hosted by the Pryor Center. It will be at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Douglas Terrier, chief technologist for NASA, will discuss space technologies at 11:30 a.m. CDT Sept. 23. U of A students will have access to hear the discussion through the university's Rome Center.
Mary Gentile, author of Giving Voice to Values, will speak via Zoom at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, as part of the Let's Talk About Integrity and Race program.
Carl Smith will be a visiting professor at the University of Sheffield School of Architecture. He was also awarded the 2020 Green Medal Sustainability Award by Garden Communicators International.
University of Arkansas Greek Life will offer a variety of programs and activities to inform the Greek community on the dangers of hazing.