Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series: Andrew McDonagh, GIS Researcher

Join us as Andrew McDonagh presents on exploring modern ways of using ArcGIS software for mapping census data onto local schools. He will discuss how to abstract census data, creating school site maps and then creating spreadsheets linking the census data with local school characteristics as a means of assessing neighborhood impacts on schools and school performance.

“Exploring Ways of Mapping Census Data Onto Local Schools”
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
2-3 p.m., Sproul 1215
RSVP here by May 14

Andrew McDonagh earned his Masters in GIS at Redlands in August 2017. As a graduate student, he presented his GIS and Riverside research with a talk at the World ESRI Education Users Conference in San Diego and interned with the GIS department of the Wildlands Conservancy at Oak Glen. He is currently working as a GIS Researcher for the Child Well Being Initiative under guidance of UCR Professor Douglas Mitchell. He is passionate about developing ways to link public information datasets to geographic locations, and the populations that are affected by the phenomena around them.