2015

2015

In December 2015, CURA highlighted Blanchard photo collection. A 1922 Ohio State University masters thesis by Forest Ira Blanchard contains a wealth of panoramic photographs covering much of the city…
In November 2015, CURA promoted several upcoming events including GIS Day. To read the full article click the link below. 
In October 2015, CURA promoted an event on Technology in Urban Planning Tools of Collaborative Inquiry: Technology for More Intelligent Urban Planning. We also announced our Travel Grant recipients…
In September 2015, CURA announced available travel grants and upcoming events. CURA also featured new GRA's that began working at CURA that fall.  Shaun Fontanella, PhD Candidate, Dept. of…
In August 2015, Dr. Harvey Miller was named the new Director of CURA. "As Director, Miller will oversee programming for the multidisciplinary center, which serves as a hub for the study of urban and…
In July 2015, CURA announced we awarded a $30,000 Engagement Impact Grant from the Office of Outreach and Engagement at Ohio State. One of CURA's Associate Directors, Associate Professor Maria Conroy…
In June 2015, CURA announced we were hosting a workshop on GIS For the Rest of Us. A team of instructors provided an overview of both Google and Esri platforms and showcase examples of how GIS can be…
In May 2015, we showcased a web application we helped develop with Columbus Underground that showed development projects in and around Columbus. The web app, compiled with information and photos…
In April 2015, CURA advertised an event we were hosting with Mershon Center for International Security Studies titled DIVIDED?: Jerusalem's Surprising Social Patterns. Professor Noam Shoval of The…
In March 2015, we highlighted those who were awarded CURA travel grants. The recipients came from the Geography Department in the College of Arts and Sciences and City and Regional Planning…
In February 2015, we highlighted CURA Travel Grants which offered conference travel funding to graduate students from any department who are travelling to major specialized conferences related to…
In January 2015, we highlighted work with Engaging Columbus project in collaboration with Ohio Wesleyan University faculty member, John Krygier, to improve the geocoding of historical photographs. To…