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What is ArcNews?

ArcNews is the longest-running continually published GIS periodical, with about 800,000 subscribers, ArcNews is the publication that GIS users of all levels read to find out about new ways to employ GIS and what’s new with ArcGIS technology. The majority of the articles in ArcNews are submitted by Esri users.


Although most readers are GIS Users, Managers, and Students. There are occasionally articles that pertain to K-12 and higher education.

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(ArcNews | Spring 2021 | Vol. 43, No. 2 )

The most recent issue features the following Tennessee stories:

  • Empowering Others with GIS focuses on UTK's Tim Prather, GIS, 4H, and Tennessee students (p 12).
  • Stories for Change ArcGIS: StoryMaps Contest Winner Kellie Ward at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, won third place for “What you CAN’T see in the Tennessee River (p 24).
  • A Geographer’s Place in Redistricting references the 1962 US Supreme Court decision, Baker v. Carr, “one person, one vote”, and congressional district reapportionment in Tennessee.
What you CAN'T see in the Tennessee River

Kellie Ward's (University of Tennessee, Knoxville) Award Winning Story Map

On this day, Supreme Court reviews redistricting

An article from the National Constitution Center regarding Baker v. Carr.