Wisconsin GIS pioneer profiled in ESRI’s ArcNews

Paul Tessar, a former employee of Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources, continues his legacy in harnessing GIS capabilities for planning and cooperation to new organizations.

Bill Huxhold inducted into URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame

Bill Huxhold, Professor and Chair of Urban Planning at UW-Milwaukee, has been inducted into URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame.

Baruth retires from American Geographical Society Library (AGSL)

Christopher Baruth has retired as Curator of the American Geographical Society Library (AGSL) at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Libraries, where he worked for 31 years.

Former student’s maps highlighted in congressional research report

Matt Bloch, a former Geography student at UW-Madison and student assistant in the State Cartographer’s Office, recently had his interactive mapping application highlighted in a report by the Congressional Research Service.

GIS Center opens at UW-Whitewater

A new GIS Center on the UW-Whitewater campus will provide businesses and organizations with new ways to reach customers and strengthen their operations.

Wisconsin welcomes new crop of GIS/cartography professors

Several new professors with expertise in GIS and cartography have recently joined Wisconsin’s university community.

Cohen joins city of Madison

Longtime Wisconsinite tapped to lead City of Madison GIS operations.

Vraga takes on temporary assignment

Dick Vraga, USGS Geospatial Liaison for Wisconsin, will soon be acting in a 120-day temporary position as the Federal Agency Liaison for the USGS National Geospatial Program.

Julio Rivera takes on new role at Carthage

The former WIGICC education-sector representative started in his new post on August 1st.

SCO welcomes new staffer

Timothy Kennedy recently joined our office to assist with the development and implementation of new geospatial technologies for many of our ongoing projects.