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Friday, February 8th, 3:00 p.m.
Room 2049 NHB
Colloquium: GIS Changes (and will change) Public Health
Dr. Fahui Wang Louisiana State University
The presentation provides an overview how geographic issues have become increasingly relevant to public health research and policy, particularly through the lens of GIS. It covers six themes: (1) Geographic heterogeneity, (2) Interaction across unit borders, (3) Neighborhood effect, (4) Small population problem, (5) Delineating markets, and (6) Toward equality.
M.S. in GIS + Business = Illinois PSM
Tuesday, February 12th, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
ACES Library, Heritage Room
Are you contemplating graduate school, but just don’t know if you are up for research and a thesis? Does the thought of combining geographic information science (GIS) and business skills excite you? Join us on February 12th in the ACES Library Heritage room from 4:00–5:00 pm to learn more about our 18-month, non-thesis program which include three semesters of study and a summer internship. Learn more about the Illinois PSM in GIS and other PSM programs at http://psm.illinois.edu/. You can also stop by one of our drop-in sessions at the Illini Union Food Court over lunch on February 5, March 11, or April 2nd.
Discovery Partners Institute (DPI)
Monday, February 11th, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
iHotel & Conference Center
DPI invites you to learn more about their organization and provide input to the eight working groups that are helping to chart its course. Each workshop will have a plenary session where DPI updates will be provided, but the majority of the time will be spent in parallel tracks organized by the working groups to gather your input.
Please register for the workshop(s) you would like to attend so that they can make appropriate space accomodations. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all attendees.
School of Earth, Society, and Environment (SESE) Research Review
Friday, February 15th, 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Illini Union Ballroom
Each year, the SESE Research Review brings together the departments of the School of Earth, Society & Environment to share exciting research and promote networking among attendees.
Wednesday, April 3rd, 7:00 p.m.
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
Trina T. Minh-ha Professor of Rhetoric and Gender & Women's Studies - University of California, Berkley
Moving between footage shot in 1995 and 2012 in multiple formats, Forgetting Vietnam offers a lyrical dialogue between the two elements—land and water—that underlie the formation of the Vietnamese term for “country.” Through folksongs, popular and classical music as well as through local people’s voices—via insurgent poetry, sayings and everyday comments— the film comments on the residue of one of America’s most divisive wars, and its ongoing presence and simultaneous absence in our historical reckoning.