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Week of April 15th, 2019

Please send any news, announcements, and citations to geography@illinois.edu by noon on Monday for publication in the same week’s issue.

 
 
Events
 
 

Thursday, April 18th, 10:00 a.m.
2049 NHB - Russell Seminar Room
Geography Graduate Student Association (GGSA) Invited Colloquium:
Vinay Gidwani, University of Minnesota
The Gender of Value: Violence, Care Work and Petty Accumulation in the Urban Informal Economy

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Thursday, April 18th, 9:00-10:15 a.m.
Illini Union Room A
Undergraduate Research Week Poster Session
Geography & GIS senior Geyang 'Michael' Li (Advisor: Chunyuan Diao) will present Near-Surface and High Resolution Satellite Remote Sensing Time Series for Understanding Crop Phenological Responses to Climate Change.

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Friday, April 19th, 1:00 - 3:30 pm
IPRH Lecture Hall - Levis Faculty Center, 4th Floor
Environmental Humanities: Undergraduate Research Symposium
Geography & GIS/ESES senior April Wendling will present Navigating Human Responses to the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster as part of this symposium.

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 Marc Armstrong
 

Friday, April 19th, 3:00 p.m.
2049 NHB - Russell Seminar Room
Marc P. Armstrong,
University of Iowa
Geography & GIS Annual Distinguished Alumnus Colloquium
The Multiple Dimensions of Extensive (Big) Geospatial Data: Retrospect and Prospect

 

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Tuesday, April 23rd, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
University YMCA
Climate Refugees
Film screening and discussion about the growing effects of climate change on migrant populations

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Wednesday, April 24th, 2:00 p.m.
2049 NHB - Russell Seminar Room
Yaping Cai, Geography & GIS PhD Student
Data-Intensive Crop Knowledge Discovery in the Era of CyberGIS and Machine Intelligence

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Rebecca Shakespeare

Friday, April 26th, 3:00 p.m.
Room 2049 NHB - Russell Seminar Room
Rebecca Shakespeare, Geography & GIS PhD student
"Everything around me has skyrocketed”: Using Qualitative GIS to Understand Middle-Income Renters’ Perceptions of Housing Price, Neighborhood Change, and (Im)mobility in New York City

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Michael Batty - April 29th at 4pm in 2079 Natural History 
 

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Saturday, May 11th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
GGIS Class of 2019 Reception
Room 2049 NHB, Russell Seminar Room
RSVP by Friday, May 3rd: https://go.illinois.edu/GGIS-reception

 
 
 
Graduate Students

Rebecca Shakespeare (advisor: Mei-Po Kwan) and Fikriyah Winata (advisor: Sara McLafferty) will be recognized at the CITL Celebration of College Teaching on Wednesday, May 1st. Rebecca completed the Dr. Sara J. Finley Teacher Scholar Certificate and Graduate Teacher Certificate. Fik completed the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching and the Professional Skills for Career in Biosciences Certificate (PSCB) from the Carl R. Woese Institute of Genomic Biology (IGB).