Splash Biography


Major: Urban and Regional Studies

College/Employer: Cornell

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Past Classes

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S875: Designing a Utopia: Principles of Urban Design in Splash Fall 2023 (Nov. 11, 2023)
What makes a perfect city? From the grid plans in the Indus Valley to the Boulevards of Paris, urban design plays a major role in shaping the built environment and the individual. In this class, we’ll discuss the history of urban design and how these principles are used to create equitable and sustainable cities. Get ready to learn about zoning, transportation, and open spaces as we talk about our favorite parts of our hometowns and draw our ideal communities!

S810: Mapping and Spatial Analysis with GIS in Splash Spring 2023 (Apr. 29, 2023)
Interested in maps? Want to learn how to make your own? Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has revolutionized the field of geography by allowing users to create digital maps within minutes. GIS has the power to create maps for political predictions, site suitability for new construction, and even agricultural and hydrographical research. In Mapping and Spatial Analysis with GIS, we'll teach you how to make your very own map from scratch in under an hour! By the end of the class, you'll have a basic understanding of GIS software and how to create maps that tell a story.