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 - 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.
06/26/2020 - Honoring Geoff's lifelong contributions to the discipline of regional science and to the association itself.
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.
01/27/2020 - PhD candidate Melissa Heil (Advisor: David Wilson) has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Geography, Geology, and the
11/26/2019 - David Evensen, LAS News
11/20/2019 - Dong Liu (advisor: Mei-Po Kwan) has been selected as a finalist for the 2020 Ho