Wrapping Up Fall 2016

This semester has been one of the busiest that the SAL has seen.  In total, 11 classes worked with our spatial technology at some point during this semester.  We also supported student projects and worked on several of our own projects. Here are some of the highlights:   ~Classes~ Lisa Armstrong’s class Gender, Land, and […]

September Update

The days are getting colder, but things are sure starting to heat up in the SAL as the new school year unfolds! Here’s some of our most recent activity: 1. Class Support 2. Student Support 3. Faculty Support 4. Campus Connections 1. Class Support We helped Prof. Camille Washington-Ottombre introduce her class Environmental Integration I: Perspectives […]

Implications of Proposed Employee Parking Cash Out Program at Smith

Melissa Kelley Geo150, spring 2007 My map displays the relationship between employee groups at Smith College (faculty, administration, administrative support, course support and service) and place of residence. In particular, my project explores the implications of the proposed employee parking cash out program, included in the new parking master plan released February 8, 2007, under […]

Sustainable Wal-Mart Locations and the Demographics Behind Their Construction

Katherine Jones Geo150, spring 2007 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has grown in the last forty years to be one of the most successful retailers in the world. In 2007 the company reported having 1,063 regular stores and 2,285 Supercenters in the United States alone1. This success, however, has been subject to great controversy. The retailer has […]

Accessibility of Family Services in the Flats of Holyoke, MA

María J. Rendón GEO150, spring 2007 THE RECOVERY OF HOLYOKE THROUGH FAMILY-ORIENTED SERVICES Holyoke is notoriously known to be the poorest city in the state of Massachusetts. Its high poverty levels are intrinsically tied to a variety of problems among the youth, such as high drop-out rates, crime and substance abuse, teenage pregnancy, etc. In […]