Director of Communications, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, are computer-based technologies used for mapping and supporting geographically based decisions. Students in the Department of Geography and Environment—alongside students from Business, Engineering, French, Peace and Justice, Political Science and Nursing—used drones and GIS mapping to advance Catholic Relief Services’ efforts in Madagascar. Students collaborated to bring new knowledge to light and worked with local people, joining in efforts to improve the quality of their lives. Read the full story in Villanova Magazine.