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Bucknell Honored for Special Achievement in Geographic Information Systems

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, presented Bucknell University’s Digital Pedagogy & Scholarship team with a Special Achievement in GIS (geographic information systems) Award (SAG Award) at its annual Esri User Conference. Selected from over 300,000 eligible candidates, Bucknell received the award for its innovative application of technology, data collection, geospatial information visualization, and thought leadership through GIS in the field of higher education.

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Oct. 21: ‘Dancing Mind Challenge’ Asks the Community to Unplug

The Griot Institute for Africana Studies, in partnership with Bucknell Library and Information Technology, will again host the Dancing Mind Challenge, inspired by Toni Morrison's essay "The Dancing Mind," in Bertrand Library on Saturday, Oct. 21. The essay advocates for disconnecting from the sometimes overwhelming electronic influences in our modern lives and this event will ask participants to commit to “unplug” for four or eight consecutive hours.

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