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Seth Spielman and David Folch recipients of the 2017 SPAIG Award

Aug. 10, 2017

At the recently concluded Joint Statistical Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Seth Spielman and David Folch were recipients of the 2017 SPAIG Award (SPAIG is the Statistical Partnership Among Academe, Industry, and Government Committee). This is a nice honor for an important project. Myron P. Gutmann, Director, Institute of... Read more »

IJGIS Paper Award at AAG

March 1, 2017

Professor Seth Spielman's paper was named a top 5 most read paper in the International Journal of Geographic Information Science (IJGIS) in 2016. Message to Seth from IJGIS: "Congratulations! Your IJGIS paper is one of the top 5 most read papers in IJGIS Volume 30 published in 2016. We, the... Read more »

Seth Spielman wins 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award

April 4, 2016

Seth Spielman was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in San Francisco, CA. Congratulations Seth!Read more »

How to Make a Better Map—Using Neuroscience

Nov. 24, 2014

Seth Spielman's research conducted through a National Science Foundation grant profiled in The Atlantic. Read articleRead more »

Seth Spielman receives Michael Breheny Prize

Sept. 29, 2014

Seth received the Michael Breheny Prize for the Best Paper in Environment and Planning. The paper, with Enki Yoo and Crystal Linkletter is called "Neighborhood contexts, health, and behavior: understanding the role of scale and residential sorting.” The Breheny Prize is awarded annually by the editors for the most innovative... Read more »

Seth Spielman awarded $1.4 million NSF grant

April 24, 2013

A person searching through the massive expanse of data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau in search of details about a specific neighborhood may increasingly find statistics with colossal margins of error, such as an average income of $50,000 plus or minus $50,000. Professor Seth Spielman, involved in the National... Read more »

The New Cartographers

March 21, 2013

Seth Spielman featured in Science magazine. "Twenty years ago, a driver lost at night would pull his car over, take out a paper map bought at a gas station, and pore over its folds under a dim light. With luck and some critical thinking, he would eventually get where he... Read more »

Seth Spielman Receives NSF and US Census Bureau Grant

Oct. 24, 2011

The National Science Foundation and the US Census Bureau have awarded Seth Spielman a five-year, $1.2 million grant to establish an NSF-Census Research Node at the University of Colorado. The node's research will focus on using new forms of spatial micro-data to improve our understanding of the geographic micro-structure of... Read more »