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Oracle Academy, Oracle’s global philanthropic educational program, is open to educators around the world to advance technology education, skills, innovation, and diversity and inclusion. We offer academic institutions and their educators free teaching and learning resources―including curriculum, cloud, software, and professional development―that help them prepare students with knowledge, hands-on practice, and career-relevant skills.

September 5–6, 2023 | Distributed/Online


The Women in Geographical Sciences and the Center for Spatial Studies would like to invite you to a co-hosted panel on navigating the academic job market on May 19th at 11:00 am- 12:00 pm in Ellison Hall 1832. If you are interested in pursuing a career in academia and would like to ask questions to the panelists about their experiences navigating the academic job market please attend. See the included photo to read more about our panelists.

Please RSVP HERE by Thursday, May 11th at 5 p.m. if you will be attending as we will be providing lunch.

A kick-off session exploring how foundation models such as the large language model GPT or the text-to-image model Stable Diffusion describe and depict geographic space, categorize geographic features, perform in spatial reasoning, and implicitly apply principles of (geo)spatial data analysis

The Center for Spatial Studies would like to invite you to a Lunch and Learn with Dr. Colin Ferster on Wednesday, April 26th at 12:30 p.m. in Ellison Hall 5824. Dr. Ferster will be leading a talk titled: OSM Can-BICS: Mapping bicycle infrastructure across Canada. Read below about Dr. Ferster as well as what he will be chatting about.

Showcasing 3-minute talks on research, side projects, ideas, or other activities and experiences that feature a spatial perspective, broadly defined

September 22–23, 2022 | Distributed/Online

The Center for Spatial Studies' KnowWhereGraph will be featured along with over 45 projects funded through NSF's Convergence Accelerator program in this two-day virtual exhibition. 

July 27–28, 2022 | 7:00 am–1:15 pm PDT | online

This hybrid in-person and virtual event will feature geographer Francis Harvey (U. of Leipzig, U. of Warsaw) and UCSB English alum Zachary Horton (U. of Pittsburgh).