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GS Helps Spay/Neuter Clinic Reduce Euthanasia

The Shenandoah Valley Spay/Neuter Clinic began collaborating with the JMU Geographic Science Program (GS) two years ago in an effort to reduce medically unnecessary euthanasia.

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PHOTO: Kristin SowdenRevitalizing the Recruit-a-Duke Experience for CISE Students

October 16, 2014

Over this past summer, the services provided by CAP to students within the College of Integrated Science and Engineering (CISE) were improved further thanks to the help of our CAP liaison, Kristin Sowden.

PHOTO: Dr. Ian MuehlenhausFaculty Spotlight - Dr. Ian Muehlenhaus

October 16, 2014

The Department of Integrated Science and Technology’s (ISAT) Geographic Science (GS) program welcomes Dr. Ian Muehlenhaus as a new faculty member. Muehlenhaus’ passions in teaching and research include persuasive map design and geopolitics.

PHOTO: hillsideHillside Naturalization Project Wins Governor’s Award

April 29, 2014

“These award winners demonstrate a clear commitment to improving the environment for the benefit of all Virginians,” Governor McAuliffe said. “This recognition is well-deserved, and I look forward to ongoing improvements from these winners and other environmental and conservation leaders.”

PHOTO: Bryan GoltryJMU Alumni Receives Prestigious Award From NGA

April 29, 2014

On the morning of April 15, 2014 in Florida, JMU Alum Bryan Goltry received the 2013 Lt. Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence. This award is quite an accomplishment.

PHOTO: CS/ISAT towerAfter Four Years, Hillside Project Creates Educational Opportunities

March 10, 2014

The Hillside Project, now in its fourth year, is a showcase of three different ecosystems: grassland, forest and riparian, (the land adjacent to water). Among its educational and ecological goals, like preventing erosion under heavy rain, the Hillside Project also cuts back the need for mowing.