First year graduate student, Nick Bogen, recently won first prize at the American Associate of Geographers Innovative Applications of ESRI GIS Technology Poster Competition. Bogen won for his mapping project "The U.S. in 11 Zip Codes: Mapping Socio-Economic Clusters & Exemplars of the United States
The poster competition calls on students to feature inventive applications of ESRI geographic information system (GIS) technology to show how it can be used to understand current issues and solve problems. Posters were judged in the following categories: Best use of spatial analytical methods, Best use of cartography to tell a compelling story, Best use of Components of ESRI Technology, Best application of GIS to solve a relevant and important problem, and People's choice.
Congratulations Nick...we love it when CMU Chippewa's bring home awards!