11/20/2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected vulnerable communities that lack the proper healthcare resources to aid in combating the disease. A recent study published at the University of Illinois is helping policymakers better identify Illinois communities that are in need.
10/28/2020 - Junghwan Kim (advisor: Mei-Po Kwan) earned First Prize in the
10/20/2020 - Led by the Committee on Executive Leadership, the Academic Leadership Program aims to identify faculty who have demonstrated exceptional ability and administrative promise and to prepare participants for future leadership roles through a program including seminars and individual campus activities.
08/26/2020 - Geography & Geographic Information Science is thrilled to welcome five new faculty members to the department this fall! We have asked them to provide a brief self-introduction and please visit
06/26/2020 - Honoring Geoff's lifelong contributions to the discipline of regional science and to the association itself.
06/26/2020 - A new paper by Professors Jim Best and Stephen Darby takes a big-picture approach to review the health and resiliency of the world’s large river systems.
06/25/2020 - The CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies at U of I has teamed with the state of Illinois to produce a system of interactive maps, ch
06/17/2020 - Congratulations to Professor Julie Cidell on receiving the 2020 Edward L.
05/14/2020 - Congratulations to all of our Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer 2020 graduates!
04/20/2020 - for her paper 'Debtor Spaces: Austerity, Space and Dispossession.'
04/16/2020 - We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our distinguished colleague and friend Professor Emeritus Ezekiel Kalipeni, who died in Malawi on Saturday, April 11th from heart-related
03/20/2020 - The Carolyn Merry Mentoring Award was established by the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) in 2015 to recognize an individual who demonstrates exceptional mentoring a
03/11/2020 - Sid Kenyon (BA ‘13; MUPP, ‘15, UIC) visited campus last week and had lunch with current GGIS majors.
01/27/2020 - PhD candidate Arrianna M. Planey has accepted a a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Health Policy and Management within the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
01/27/2020 - Dr. Julie Cidell was named a Center for Advanced Study (CAS) 2020-21 Associate.