Club Meetings and Activities

GIS Club at Geek Week

The GIS Club will be showing its members' work and talking about GIS at the American Geographic Society Library on the Fourth Floor of the Golda Meir Library on Wednesday, 2/25/15, from 1 to 2:30. If you'd like to share samples of your GIS work for exhibit, post on our Facebook page, GIS Club @ UWM.

Next Club Meeting-Urban Ecology Center Data Reduction

The club collected GPS data about the location of invasive species at the Urban Ecology Center on 10/30/14. Now we need to transform the data into a useful map. The officers are working on setting a date to create the map. See the meeting page for more details.

Club Officers

Jana Viel
Julee Mitchell
Keith Krukowski
Martin Ziech

Notices and Events

UWM Geek Week-2/6-13/15

UWM Geek Week is a series of activities, lectures, workshops and events celebrating all things ā€œgeeky,ā€ from animation, comics, and fantasy to gaming, science, and technology.



GIS Certification

UWM offers the Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Program under the leadership of Professor William Huxhold. The program teaches students the skills that they'll need to be successful GIS professionals. After students complete the 18-credit program requirements, they're awarded a graduate certificate in geographic infomation systems.

More than 100 students have graduated from the UWM program.

After accumulating at least four years of GIS experience, graduates can demonstrate their professional accomplishments by earning the Geographic Information Systems Professional (GISP) certification. The certification is granted after the applicant meets requirements in the categories of education, experience, contribution to the industry, and ethics. According to the GIS Certification Institute...
A GISP is a certified geographic information systems (GIS) Professional who has met the minimum standards for ethical conduct and professional practice as established by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI).