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K-State Today

February 4, 2014

Geography faculty candidate to present on GIS and health

Submitted by Shawn Hutchinson


Ping Yin, visiting assistant professor of geography at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, will give a public lecture at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in the Little Theater at the K-State Student Union.

Yin's talk will be "Applications of Geographic Information Science in Health."

Yin is a candidate for the nature-society assistant professor position in the geography department, which is seeking to add research expertise in the areas of complex system thinking and geospatial computational methods to address issues of nature-society interactions, population or health geography.  

The presentation is sponsored by the Beta Psi chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon, the international geography honor Ssciety, and the geography department.