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Sep 17

A New Kind of Company Town: Extractive Industry and Security in the U.S.-Mexico Borderland | Triple G Colloquium

Friday, September 17, 2021 4:00 PM - Friday, September 17, 2021 5:00 PM at Virtual

Please join us on Friday, September 17, 2021, at 4:00 PM EST for the first talk of this 2021-2022 Triple G Colloquium Series. We are honored to have Dr. Scott Warren, cultural geographer, academic, and volunteer with humanitarian aid organizations at the Mexico-US border. The title of his presentation is "A New Kind of Company Town: Extractive Industry and Security in the U.S.-Mexico Borderland".

Sep 22

Learn QGIS: Making a Color Shaded Map in QGIS

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Digital Scholarship Lab (Second floor of the west wing of the Main Library)

Learn the basics of QGIS, the free open source geospatial software—this workshop will demonstrate how to make a choropleth (color shaded) map and place graduated symbols representing data on it, load shape-files, and .csv table files into QGIS, join data to spatial information and edit features.

Oct 12

Information Session: Graduate Study in Geography

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:00 PM - Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:00 PM at Virtual

Join the Geography Graduate Program Director for an overview of the applications and admissions process for MS and PhD programs in Geography at MSU.

Oct 13

Dissertation Defense Notice: Amanda Kreuze

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 9:00 AM - Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:00 PM at Virtual

Amanda Kreuze will defend her dissertation "The Toxic Truth: Environmental Justice and Environmental Health of Mothers and Children in Michigan" on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, beginning at 9:00 AM.

Oct 13

Introduction to ESRI StoryMaps and StoryMaps JS

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 4:00 PM - Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:30 PM at Digital Scholarship Lab (Second floor of the west wing of the Main Library)

This workshop will be held in person and virtually. To attend in person, please come to the Digital Scholarship Lab in the Main Library on the second floor of the west wing.

Oct 22

High Points: The Historical Geography of Cannabis | Triple G Colloquium

Friday, October 22, 2021 4:00 PM - Friday, October 22, 2021 5:00 PM at Virtual

Join us on Friday, October 22, 2021, at 4:00 PM for another session of the 2021-22 Triple G Colloquium series as we welcome Dr. Barney Walf who will present “High Points: The Historical Geography of Cannabis.”

Oct 25

Student Fall Break

Monday, October 25, 2021 - Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Michigan State University

Oct 26

Student Fall Break

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Michigan State University

Nov 5

GIS Research and Teaching Meet Up

Friday, November 5, 2021 2:30 PM - Friday, November 5, 2021 3:30 PM at MSU Map Library (Second floor of East Wing of Main Library)

Come visit with other MSU community members who are using GIS in their teaching and research! We will be discussing any issues, projects, and topics that community members want to bring to the meet-up. Questions about new GIS products, GIS method questions, strategies for teaching GIS are all possible topics of conversation. The goal of this event is to break through the usual disciplinary and departmental boundaries to have a conversation about GIS at MSU.

Nov 17

3D Printing Terrain Elevation Maps (GIS Day Workshop)

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:00 PM - Wednesday, November 17, 2021 5:00 PM at Digital Scholarship Lab (Second floor of the west wing of the Main Library)

Celebrate GIS Day by learning to produce a 3D model of terrain elevation for printing on a 3D printer. We will learn about digital elevation models, where to find DEM data to create our printable export, and then use the QGIS plug-in DEMto3D to create a model. We will then edit and verify the model is ready for printing in Meshmixer.

Nov 19

Triple G Colloquium - Save the Date

Friday, November 19, 2021 4:00 PM at Virtual

Save the date for the second Triple G Colloquium session of the Fall 2021 semester.

Nov 25

Holiday - University Closed

Thursday, November 25, 2021 12:00 AM at Michigan State University

Nov 26

Holiday - University Closed

Friday, November 26, 2021 at Michigan State University

Dec 13

Final Exams

Monday, December 13, 2021 12:00 AM - Friday, December 17, 2021 12:00 AM at Michigan State University