Monthly Archives: November 2020

MS GIST alumna Trang VoPham shares her geohealth work at Fred Hutch

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) in Seattle, Washington, recently profiled M.S. GIST alumna Trang VoPham, Ph.D. in the Fred Hutch “In-Focus Fridays” series on September 25, 2020.  Dr. VoPham shared her research using geographic information science (GIS) to study the correlation of environmental pollution with cancer. VoPham is an assistant professor of…
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Rachel Ablondi

One constant in my life has been my diverse range of passions, both in and out of school. As a result, choosing a major that would determine the trajectory of the rest of my life was a daunting task. I started at USC as a Chemistry major, switched to Undecided, and then to Environmental Engineering,…
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SSI is celebrating GIS Day 2020

The Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) is joining the Los Angeles County to celebrate the 2020 GIS Day. This year, the LA County GIS Day event will be virtual over Wednesday, November 18 and Thursday, November 19. SSI and nearly 40 other academic institutions, agencies and private sector companies will present talks, workshops, and a popular…
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