University GIS Users Group

The University GIS Users Group became a formalized group of the active, campus GIS community in 2013. Users come together from various academic backgrounds and skill levels to learn, share and network around topics in GIS. The group meets monthly during the school year and is involved in the planning of our annual of GIS Day. The GIS User Group is convened by a chair who’s active in the user group.

Upcoming Events

  • November 12 – 16, 2018

Data Services is excited to celebrate Geography Awareness Week with a series of workshops and other events embracing place, spatial data and digital mapping. Please join us during the week of November 12-16!  For workshop descriptions and to register, please visit the Geography Awareness Week Workshop Schedule.    

  • November 15, 2018 • 4:30 PM – 6 PM
  • Olin Library, Room 142

As part of the University Libraries Faculty Book Talk series, Tabea Linhard, WU Professor of Spanish and comparative literature, and Timothy Parsons, WU Professor of history and of African and African-American studies, co-editors of Mapping Migration, Identity, and Space (Palgrave Macmillan), will lead a panel discussion about the book. The panel will also include two […]

  • November 30, 2018 • 3 PM – 7 PM
  • Olin Library and Women's Building

Please join us in celebrating Washington University English professor and esteemed poet Mary Jo Bang, author of eight books of poetry, the most recent of which is A Doll for Throwing (Graywolf Press, 2017). She has won numerous awards and fellowships, including a National Book Critics Circle Award, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, a […]

Past Events

  • November 12 – 16, 2018

Data Services is excited to celebrate Geography Awareness Week with a series of workshops and other events embracing place, spatial data and digital mapping. Please join us during the week of November 12-16!  For workshop descriptions and to register, please visit the Geography Awareness Week Workshop Schedule.    

  • November 11, 2018 • 6 PM – 9 PM
  • The Stage at KDHX; 3524 Washington Ave.

This celebration of the educational films of yesteryear — a co-presentation with Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive — makes a return engagement to the St. Louis International Film Festival with a fresh batch of shorts that will screen — for free! — at The Stage at KDHX (3524 Washington Avenue, St. Louis 63130). Have […]

  • November 3, 2018 • 7:30 PM – 10 PM
  • Washington University, Brown Hall

As part of the St. Louis International Film Festival, “The Color of Medicine” and “Code Blue” will be screened in Brown Hall at Washington University on Saturday, November 3. Co-presented by the University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive as part of the Henry Hampton Film Series, the screening begins at 7:30 p.m. “The Color of Medicine” […]

  • October 31, 2018 • 5:45 PM
  • Women’s Building, Formal Lounge

An associate professor in the Writing Program at Columbia University, Victor LaValle is the author of the “The Changeling,” an update of the traditional fairy tale, and the comic book “Victor LaValle’s DESTROYER,” a modern-day take on the Frankenstein legend that explores issues of race and identity. PRE-LECTURE RECEPTION: 5:45 p.m. LECTURE: 7:00 p.m. LaValle’s […]

  • October 26, 2018 • 11 AM – 4 PM
  • Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library

Continue the discussion around this year’s Common Read, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie, at this display of artworks and artifacts that speak to the book’s setting and themes. In the Kemper Art Museum’s Study Room, several artworks from the Museum’s collection will be on view, including selections from The East Is […]