Professor James Tice received a Digital Innovation Fellowship Award, "The GIS Forma Urbis Romae Project: Creating a Layered History of Rome." This year long grant will focus on Rome and its cartographic representation from antiquity to contemporary satellite imaging using state of the art GIS methods. This collaborative project will involve colleagues in Rome (Allan Ceen, Director, Studium Urbis) and at Stanford University (Erik Steiner, Creative Director Spatial History Project). The granting agency is the American Council of Learned Societies.
Professor Emeritus John Reynolds was re-elected as Board President of the Energy Trust of Oregon at its March 7th meeting. He has served on this board since its inception in 2001. He also serves on the Board of the International Solar Energy Society, and will attend a strategic planning meeting in Freiburg, Germany in mid-March.