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Every Student Has a Story!

GIS 109 Students Showcase the Power of Maps and Geography to Tell Their Stories!

Every Student Has a Story graphicThroughout the semester, GIS 109 students learned how to access, design, deliver, and evaluate Story Maps.

Story Maps combine photos, text, maps, and other media in a single interactive application. Their engaging, fun-to-use format makes Story Maps ideal for public outreach, stakeholder engagement, and GIS project presentations

The following links showcase GIS 109 student projects using the Esri Story Map platform:

Click here for more information about the Online Land Surveying / Geomatics Degree Program, or contact Byron Calkins, program advisor at (775) 753-2344, or e-mail

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Phone: (775) 753-2105

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